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FRIDAY FOTO (March 25, 2016)

Foot Cavalry.

2 CR conducts FTX/community engagement event

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sergeant Michael Behlin

Troopers with the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment prepare to clear a building during urban assault training last month in Paupliai, Lithuania.

The soldiers rehearsed their tactics in preparation for an upcoming live fire exercise at Gaiziunai Training Area, Lithuania.

Editor’s NOTE: Do to an editing miscue, this week’s FRIDAY FOTO did not post when filed 24 hours ago. We apologize for the delay.

March 26, 2016 at 12:32 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO: March 18, 2016

Whose Taking the Picture?

Underwater Photography Training

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Antonio Coffield prepares to dive underwater for photography training off the coast of San Diego on March 3, 2016.

Navy Combat Camera has the Department of Defense’s only underwater photography and videography capability.

 

March 18, 2016 at 1:19 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO: March 11, 2016

Prowler Posse.

FRIFO 3-11-2016 Prowlers

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jodson B. Graves

Four EA-6B Prowler aircraft conduct an aerial refuel and formation flight near Marine Corps Station Cherry Point, North Carolina on March. 1, 2016.

The flight was the first time in several years that all 4 EA-6B Prowler squadrons flew together. The Prowler is an electronic warfare airplane that can confuse an enemy’s radar,  disrupting their air defenses.

March 11, 2016 at 1:51 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO: March 4, 2016

Almost There.

FRIFO 3-4-2016 NatGuard Mtn Climbing

Vermont Army National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Nathan Rivard

Army Sergeant Ryan Hawley climbs the mountain at Smugglers’ Notch in Jeffersonville, Vermont during in mountain warfare training.

Hawley is assigned to the Colorado National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment.

To see more photos of Hawley’s training group, click here.

March 4, 2016 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO: February 26, 2016

Osprey at Sunrise.

Integrated Training Exercise 2-16

U.S. Air Force photo by Technical Sergeant Efren Lopez

A Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft hovers over the desert before departing from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, California.

The Osprey crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363.

February 26, 2016 at 1:35 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO:

Ewww.

Jungle Survival Training Cobra Gold 16

U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Gunnery Sergeant Ismael Pena

Adding a whole new dimension to the phrase “Stay Hungry,” U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Sam Teifke  eats a live scorpion during Exercise Cobra Gold 16, at Sattahip, Thailand.

Teifke, with Maritime Raid Force of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, was taking part in jungle survival training course led by the Royal Thai Reconnaissance Marines. If you look closely, you can see his amused fellow Marines reflected in his sunglasses.

Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, is a multi-national exercise designed to increase cooperation and interoperability through solving solutions for common challenges.

Troops from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand participated in this year’s Cobra Gold, which is aimed at advancing  regional security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific area.

February 19, 2016 at 12:50 am Leave a comment

FRIDAY FOTO (February 12, 2016)

Calm Beside the Storm.

FRIFO 2-12-2016

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Preston

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Sarahkate Barambangan appears unfazed by the Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier roaring past her as it takes off from the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in the Gulf of Oman, January 26, 2016.

According to the yellow shirt and helmet she is wearing, Petty Officer Barambangan is either an aircraft handling officer or catapult and arresting gear officer. Or she could be a plane director taking a break since she’s not crouched down pointing in the other direction.

The Kearsarge is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship that can carry 2,000 Marines and their equipment to the beach. The ship has a crew of over 1,000 sailors, plus six Harrier jets, six Sea Hawk helicopters and a number of MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.

 

February 12, 2016 at 12:06 am Leave a comment

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