US and French C-130J Training 

U.S. Air Force and French Air Force loadmasters work together unloading and loading container delivery system bundles on and off C-130J Hercules aircraft in France. FRANCE 03.18.2019 Video by Airman 1st Class Kaylea Berry  86th Airlift Wing/Public Affairs  

RAAF Working with Afghan Air Force

A contingent of Australian advisors is embedded within Train Advise Assist Command – Air (TAAC-Air) at Forward Operating Base Oqab in Kabul, Afghanistan. The mission of TAAC-Air is to support Afghan Air Force counterparts to develop a professional, capable and sustainable Air Force.  The ADF members of TAAC-Air work alongside…

US & French Air Wings Train at Sea

U.S. and French navy aircraft perform flight operations during Operation Chesapeake 2018 over the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). Bush is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier air wing exercises with the French navy to strengthen partnerships and deepen interoperability between the two nations' naval forces…

Exercise Active Shield: US and Japanese Forces Train to Protect Iwakuni  

12/12/2017: Marines and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers jumped into action to keep the air station safe during exercise Active Shield. Marine Cpl. Emily Kirk trailed the group to see how they keep the air station safe. IWAKUNI, YAMAGUCHI, JAPAN 10.25.2017 Video by Cpl. Emily Kirk American Forces Network Iwakuni, Japan

Tailsman Sabre 2017 is Underway

2017-07-17 The Tailsman Sabre exercise is a biennial military training exercise between the US and Australia held in Australia. According to an article published on the Commander, US Pacific Fleet website and dated June 28, 2017: FORT Shafter, Hawaii - More than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel will participate in the…

Japan and US Work Ampbhious Operations

06/08/2017: Japan hosts for the first time the 5th annual U.S-Japan amphibious and mine warfare staff talk about evolving amphibious operational capabilities. Sgt. Cheyenne Newman went to Kure to find out more about how Japan and the U-S use their relationship to build a stronger amphibious force. KURE, HIROSHIMA, JAPAN 05.24.2017…

Successful SM-3 Test by the US and Japan Completed

12/12/2015: The Japan Ministry of Defense (MOD) Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, announced the successful completion of a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA flight test from the Point Mugu Sea Range, San Nicolas Island, California. This…

Norwegian F-16s Fly with RAF Typhoons in Baltic Air Policing Role

05/27/2015: NATO Baltic air policing flight over Lithuania as seen in May 2015. Norwegian Air Force F -16 fighter jets fly alongside Typhoon fighters from RAF while they fulfill their Baltic air policing role. Credit: Natochannel:5/21/15 According to an RAF story published on May 13, 2015: RAF Typhoon jets operating…