Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), deployed from Independence, Mo., work on patients, in an 84 bed combat support hospital that the unit built from the ground up a week prior, in a mass casualty exercise for disaster relief on Sagami (Army) General Depot in Sagamihara Japan, during U.S. Army Pacific’s Medical Exercise 2012.
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rodney Jackson
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brandon Bamford (left), 2nd Cavalry Regiment, pushes through a 12 mile foot march during U.S. Army Europe’s Expert Infantryman Badge qualification in Grafenwoehr, Germany.
U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger / Released
Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, replace their targets after conducting a multiple target, live-fire range on the flight deck of USS Iwo Jima, Aug. 19, 2012. The Marines conduct various live fire ranges while underway to keep their skills sharp during deployment. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve force for U.S. Central Command and is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Chad Kiehl
Marine Corps Cpl. Richard Sippl fires a 7.62mm GAU-17/A Minigun during a live-fire combat training mission during the Rim of the Pacific 2012 over the Pohakuloa Training Area in Hawaii, July 22, 2012. The exercise involves 22 nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel.
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
Marines with Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, suppress simulated targets in a building during live-fire sustainment training at Udairi Range in Kuwait, July 12, 2012.
Charlie Company spent the day focusing on squad-level tactics in military operations in urban terrain, or MOUT, environments. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
U.S. Army National Guard Pfc. Ryan Langton, a Security Force member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, engages a target with his M4 assault rifle during a small arms training session on Forward Operating Base Farah, Farah province, Afghanistan, June 26. During the training, soldiers will learn proper techniques for performing reloads and close quarters shooting. SECFOR is made up of National Guard infantrymen out of Alaska who are responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to FOB Farah.
Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit fire M240B machine guns during live-fire training aboard USS Pearl Harbor. The unit embarked the ship, as well as USS Makin Island and USS New Orleans in San Diego, beginning a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific, Horn of Africa and Middle East regions.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tommy Huynh – DVIDS)
A soldier in the 74th Motorized Battalion in the Slovenian Army finds cover and watches for the opposing force as part of a deliberate attack exercise during the Immediate Response 2012 (IR12) training event held in Slunj, Croatia on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.
IR12 is a multinational tactical field training exercise that will involve more than 700 personnel primarily from the U.S. Army Europe’s 2nd Calvary Regiment and Croatian armed forces, with contingents from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Slovenia. Macedonia and Serbia will send observers to the exercise.
The exercise is a part of USEUCOM’s joint training and exercise program designed to enhance joint and combined interoperability between the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, Croatian Armed Forces and partner nations, and will help prepare participants to operate successfully in a joint, multinational, interagency, integrated environment.
U.S. Army photo by SPC Lorenzo Ware / Released (DVIDS)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police assigned to a Marine Security Emergency Response Team debark from the HMCS Ville de Quebec (FFH 332) to conduct boarding operations during Exercise Frontier Sentinel 2012 May 8, 2012 at sea off Sydney, Nova Scotia. Exercise Frontier Sentinel is a combined interagency exercise involving Joint Task Force Atlantic, the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command. The exercise is designed to continue to develop and validate the existing plans, treaties and standard operation procedures for a bilateral response to maritime homeland defense and security threats.
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte / Released) (DVIDS)
Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, tread water during water training in Southwest Asia, May 7, 2012. Members of the EOD flight use water training as part of their physical training routine to stay in top physical condition and stay trained.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla) (DVIDS)