USS Green Bay in Valiant Shield 2016

10/15/2016
10/15/2016: WATERS NEAR GUAM (Sept. 18, 2016) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay launches a rolling airframe missile (RAM) for a live-fire exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. Valiant Shield 2016 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces.…

Valiant Shield 2016:Photoex Formation

10/04/2016
10/04/2016: As James Gigliotti, now the F-35C Navy Program Manager at Lockheed Martin and previously commander of the Aircraft Carrier USS Harry Truman, put it: "One has to understand that distributed operations have always been crucial to carrier operations. In what we used to call “chain saw”, F-14s would operate at…

Valiant Shield 2016

10/03/2016
10/03/2016: Commander, Task Force (CTF) 75 and its Task Groups participate in Exercise Valiant Shield 2016. Valiant Shield is a biennial, U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing on real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. CTF-75…

Riverine Squadron 2 in Valiant Shield 2016

10/01/2016
10/01/2016: Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron Two (CRS-2) conduct operational testing with Coastal Riverine Group 1, Det Guam Mark VI Patrol Boats during Valiant Shield 2016 in Santa Rita, Guam, Sep. 17, 2016. Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing…