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

Striking at Sunrise

10/07/2011: Striking at Sunrise [slidepress gallery='striking-at-sunrise'] Credit:Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay:09/08/2011 In photo 1, a blanket of green smoke sweeps by as an instructor watches infantrymen with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provide fire suppression during a platoon attack at Range 410A on Marine Corps Air…

Osprey Maintenance in Afghanistan

05/29/2011: U.S. Marines of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (VMM-264) carry out their duties in effort to maintain their MV-22 Ospreys for continued mission readiness to support troops on the ground, Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, May 24, 2011.VMM-264 carries out a variety of air support missions for the ground…