An F-15 Eagle aircraft takes off on a sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 1, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel
If you have ever heard the sound of TAPS at a military funeral, or at any funeral of a veteran you will be very moved by this version. It made me cry when I watched it, and it will make you also. "Taps" is a bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at … Continue reading A Haunting Version of TAPS at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier…for Memorial Day!
F/A-18C Featurette as part of Northern Edge 2017. Northern Edge 2017 is Alaska's premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques, and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Thousands of participants from all the services, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard personnel from active duty, Reserve and National Guard units … Continue reading F/A-18C Video as part of Northern Edge 2017!
Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 supports Marines assigned to Expeditionary Operations Training Group conducting a fast rope training exercise near Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., May 9, 2017. HMLA-269 assisted EOTG with training new helicopter ropes suspension techniques masters in training. These HRST masters will be responsible for conducting fast rope and … Continue reading Marines Fast Rope Training!
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Task Force Southwest and Afghan National Army soldiers with the 215th Corps execute a demolition range at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, May 11, 2017. The event was part of an explosive hazard reduction course, providing the soldiers with the knowledge and skills needed to overcome the threats of improvised explosive devices. … Continue reading U.S. Marines Teach Afghanistan Forces how to Combat IEDs.
US troops are currently on deployment in Romania as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, supporting security and stability in Europe. US troops are currently on deployment in Romania as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, supporting security and stability in Europe. Members of the US 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team are working with the Romanian 282nd … Continue reading US troops on deployment in Romania!
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Kosovo Force Multinational Battle Group-East's Forward Command Post in conjunction with KFOR Southern Command Post Task Force Aviation conduct training in an abandoned village to hone their skills in multiple areas. The platoons spent hours in the woods setting up observation posts, calling for fire, and observing enemy activities.