First Special Forces Group and members of the Canadian Army’s Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry Regiment commemorated three important anniversaries at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Dec. 8 to 11 during “Menton Week.”
YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. 2-75 Rngr. conducts live-fire in Yakima with 4-160th SOAR and 3rd Bde. elements in support
WASHINGTON The United States has begun training Iraqi army recruits, a central part of the strategy by the U.S.-led coalition that is working with the Iraqi government to retake territory and ultimately defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in the country.
WASHINGTON Annual exercise pays big benefits in fostering working relationships with allied partners
Training brings C-17s together from three Air Force installations
The Green Berets celebrate their annual ‘Menton Week’ with recreation and competitions
CAMP ASAKA, Japan The Army isn’t quite known for its fleet of watercraft, but during a computer-simulated exercise like Yama Sakura that occurs in a country comprised of thousands of islands, leaders say they are invaluable.
CAMP ASAKA, Japan At 10:35 on the morning of Dec. 10, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force announces an attack by invading forces during a bilateral exercise. Eighteen notional enemy missiles with chemical payloads rocket toward unsuspecting ground troops and civilians who have yet to evacuate.
Six Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion on JBLM braved the chilly waters of Redondo Beach, for an open water dive Nov. 12.
The 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment Soldiers train with helicopter crews to medically evacuate casualties
NATICK, Mass. Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat.
ELMA The abandoned cooling towers at the Satsop Business Park were the backdrop for an unusual drama played out Nov. 12. What started out as a quiet, cold morning heated up when Soldiers moved in and began battling insurgents.
Anyone who has had a car break down on the side of the road can attest to how important mechanics are.
CAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan Hundreds of U.S. Army Soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members headed for the mountains to defend sovereign territory and defeat a fictional enemy during a simulated combat field training exercise, Nov 3-5.
Cold, constant rain could not put out the competitive fire of the Iron Dragon Soldiers during a multi-event team leadership and warrior task challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Oct. 30.
CAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan Patriot snipers work with Japanese counterparts during Operation Orient Shield 14
CAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan JBLM-based Soldiers finish an 11-day exercise with allied counterparts in Japan.
CAMP HIGASHI-CHITOSE, Japan U.S. snipers train in Japan exercise
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. Twenty-one Airmen from around the Air Force were put to the test both physically and mentally in their pursuits to attend the U.S. Army Ranger school during the Ranger Assessment Course (RAC) Oct. 2-16, at Silver Flag Alpha range, Nevada.
YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER Floating easily over the steep mountains of Yakima Training Center, a twin rotor CH-47 Chinook gracefully carries the massive weight of an M777 howitzer cannon and its crew toward their destination. Their mission was to drop in, quickly set up their guns and suppress simulated enemy air defense, allowing infantry units to advance forward with the help of close-air support.