A Look Back on French Air Force Participation in Trident Juncture 2018

From October 25 through November 7, 2018, four Mirage 2000s and 70 airmen participated in Trident Juncture 2018. “ This major exercise of NATO has allowed the French pilots to develop their expertise in a context of multilateral cooperation and in extreme climatic conditions.” [maxgallery id="122206"] “Located beyond the Arctic Circle,…

II MEF CG Tours 2nd MAW Area of Operations

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force speaks with Marines during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, Nov. 7, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122118"] Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively…

2nd MAW Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway, Nov. 7-13, 2018.  The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  11.12.2018 Video by Sgt. Jessica Etheridge  2nd Marine Aircraft Win

Crossing an Ocean for Trident Juncture 18

Although questions have been raised about trans-Atlantic solidarity, the Trident Juncture 18 exercise was a demonstration of its reality.    The bond between North America and NATO was underscored when the United States and Canada sent thousands of troops to Europe for exercise Trident Juncture 2018. Since its founding in…

USMC and Norwegian JTAC Training

U.S. Marines and Norwegian Task Unit soldiers train together using Joint Terminal Attack Controller system (JTAC) to direct Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 F/A-18 aircraft in Setermoen, Norway, Oct. 23, 2018, as part of Exercise Northern Screen.  The JTAC are used to direct aircraft engaged in close-air support…

Amphibious Assault Training: Trident Juncture 2018

Marines and Sailors execute amphibious assault during Trident Juncture 18 in Alvund, Norway Oct. 29, 2018.  The Norwegian geography and climate provides a unique environment for Marines and Sailors to train in to help strengthen forces and enhance combat readiness.  NORWAY 10.29.2018 Video by Lance Cpl. Gumchol Cho  24th Marine Expeditionary…

Joint Logistics Training in Trident Juncture 2018

Croatian Brigadier General Danko Pintaric, Joint Logistics Support Group Commander, gives an interview on his units progress thus far for Trident Juncture 2018 at a training ground in Sessvollmoen, Norway.  The unit is part of NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, which is exercising in Norway as part of…

Saber Strike 18: ADA Interview

CPT Michal Mazur, Battery Commander, 36th Air Defense Battalion conducts interview during SaberStrike exercise.  Saber Strike 18 is the eighth iteration of the long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies and regional partners.  This year's exercise, scheduled to take place from June 3-15, will…