Qatari Mirages fly with U.S. B-52H and F-35As

06/12/2019
Qatari Emiri Air Force (QEAF) Mirage 2000s, a U.S. B-52H Stratofortress, and U.S. F-35A Lightning IIs fly in formation over Southwest Asia, May 21, 2019.  This flight was conducted to continue building military-to-military relationships with the QEAF. The B-52H is part of the Bomber Task Force deployed to the U.S.…

USMC F-35’s Refueled on Way to Afghan Mission

11/28/2018
Two U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II's assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct an aerial refuel with a U.S Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a combat mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2018. The F-35Bs conducted their first combat strike in the U.S. Central…

MAGTF Fuel Farmers

11/15/2017
11/15/2017: Bulk Fuel Specialists with Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command 17.2 install, operate, maintain and repair fuel handling units and accessory equipment. They also test petroleum products to evaluate the quality, keeping SPMAGTF assets running efficiently throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operations. (UNDISCLOSED LOCATION) 10.05.2017…

USS Puller: AFSB and Alligator Dagger

10/11/2017
10/11/2017: An AH-1 Cobra helicopter and a UH-1 Huey helicopter, both assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced), land on the flight deck of the expeditionary supply base ship USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB-3) in support of Alligator Dagger 2017. Lewis B. Puller is the first afloat forward staging…

B-1s Deploy to the Pacific for Maritime Missions

10/20/2016
10/20/2016: B-1B Lancers from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, are participating in Exercise Valiant Shield for the first time. The B-1B aircraft are operating in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility for the first time in a decade after serving a critical role…

11th MEU Djibouti Sustainment Training: Tank Support

11/11/2014
11/11/2014: In the first, second and fifth photos, U.S. Marines with the 1st Tank Battalion detachment, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are seen working to replace an M1A1 Abrams tank engine during sustainment training at D’Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 6. In the third…

11th MEU Djibouti Sustainment Training: A Shot in the Dark

11/11/2014
11/11/2014: LAV-25 Light Armored Vehicles from Charlie Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance detachment, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire on fixed targets as part of a combined arms engagement range during sustainment training in D'Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 9. The 11th MEU is…