Aussie Pilot Awarded USMC Air Medal

06/06/2017: AUSTRALIAN ARMY BASE ROBERTSON BARRACKS, Darwin – Lt. Col. Brian Middleton, commanding officer of Marine Rotational Force Darwin, presented Australian Army Maj. Joel Domigan with the Air Medal with combat valor on May 26, 2017. Domigan was recognized for his heroic actions as an AH- 1 Cobra pilot with Marine…

B-1 Bombers for Afghanistan

09/08/2014: In this video, the B-1 bomber is seen taking off and landing in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  The footage was taken at Al Udeid AB, Qatar. Credit:379th Air Expeditionary Wing:7/8/14 According to a piece by Kris Osborn on Defense Tech published earlier this year: After being built in…

E-3 AWACS Combat Sortie Over Afghanistan

06/07/2014: Aircrew with the 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing flew the E-3 Sentry AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) over Afghanistan on April 5, 2014 to provide airborne surveillance, command, control, and communications functions to aerial forces in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Credit:U.S. Air…

CV-22 Images: Almost Like Paintings

05/12/2014: CV-22 Images: Almost Like Paintings  [slidepress gallery='cv-22-images'] The credit for the first photo goes to Air Force Public Affairs Agency and is dated 5/3/14.  The credit for the remaining photos goes to 3rd Combat Camera Squadron and is dated 3/8/12. In the first photo, Airmen perform maintenance checks on…

A-10 Warthogs refuel over Afghanistan

12/01/2013: A KC-135R Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron air refuels A-10 Warthogs over the skies of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, October 2. The A-10s are deployed to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Moody AFB, Ga. Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:10/2/13

HIMARS in Operation in Afghanistan

08/02/2013: U.S. Marines with Romeo Battery, 5th Battalion, 11th Marines (5/11), Regimental Combat Team 7 fire rockets from a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, June 1, 2013. Marines with 5/11 are deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Credit:Regional Command Southwest:6/1/13

Afghanistan AEF 2012

08/27/2012: Afghanistan AEF 2012 [slidepress gallery='afghanistan-aef-2012'] Credit: 169th FighterWing/Public Affairs In the first photo, an F-16 with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off at Kandahar Airfield for a day-time mission over Afghanistan on July 5, 2012.Personnel are deployed from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Operation…

A Globemaster Fuel Drop Mission

C-17A Globemaster crew members in Southwest Asia, air drop fuel supplies to a recovery team in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. C17-A Globemaster Fuel Drop Mission from on Vimeo. Credit:379th Air ExpeditionaryWing:3/29/12