F/A 18D Hornets in Trident Juncture Exercise 2018

U.S. Marines with Marine all Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW)) 224 conduct pre-flight inspections on an F/A-18D Hornet assigned to VMFA(AW)-224, prior to departure for Trident Juncture 18 at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, Oct. 15, 2018. MCAS Beaufort October 15, 2018

Razor Talon May 2018

A look inside Razor Talon 2018 SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, NC, UNITED STATES 05.11.2018 Video by Tech. Sgt. David Carbajal  4th Fighter Wing Public Affairs  An article published by Air Force Airman 1st Clas Kenneth Boyton from the 4th Fighter Wing published on April 13, 2017 provided an overview on…

HC-130J Gets Escorted by F-22’s

08/25/2017: Members of the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, traveled to South Carolina to take possession of a new HC-130J "Combat King II" aircraft from Lockheed Martin. Once over Alaska airspace, two F-22 Raptors from the U.S. Air Force's 3rd Wing escorted the new HC-130J and its passengers to its…

USMC About USS America: The Future is Now

2016-12-09 : PACIFIC OCEAN (NOV. 17, 2016) The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) wrapped up its third and final developmental test phase (DT-III) of the F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on November 17. The Pax River…

Marine Corps Proof of Concept Demo

11/23/2016: Twelve F-35B Lightning II's embarked on USS America (LHA 6) November 19, 2016. The demonstration is the first shipboard Marine Corps F-35B integration demonstration alongside other Marine Corps Air Combat Element assets. With over 22,500 flight hours logged, the F-35B is the most versatile aircraft in the skies today.…

F-35B First Transatlantic Flight

07/02/2016: F-35B making its first transatlantic flight. Three F-35’s flew from MCAS Beaufort in South Carolina and landed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England.  They were assisted by two KC-10’s. Footage courtesy of Cpl. Brian Burdett: 6/29/16

Nellis AFB hosts Red Flag 15-3 July 13-31, 2015

07/18/2015: 4/22/2015 - NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. Southern Nevada residents may notice increased military aircraft activity as the Air Force conducts Red Flag 15-3 from July 13-31. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air, space and cyber forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise…

National Guard Conducts Carolina Thunder 2014

01/28/2015: South Carolina National Guard, along with North Carolina and Georgia National Guard units conducted “Carolina Thunder 14”, a drill weekend, joint training exercise Nov. 15, 2014. More than 30 aircraft participated in the mass take-off from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, Eastover, S.C. Units conducted air and ground operations…