DFN: Airstrikes in Farah, AFGHANISTAN, 05.15.2018

Defense Flash News: Airstrikes in Farah AFGHANISTAN 05.15.2018 Video by Cmdr. Lesley Lykins Resolute Support Headquarters FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 15, 2018) — On 15 May 2018, U.S. airstrikes eliminated 28 Taliban fighters in Farah province, Afghanistan. (courtesy video released by U.S. Forces-Afghanistan) TAGS,Airstrikes,Afghanistan,Farah PLEASE…

TRINCOMALEE, Sri Lanka (May 2, 2018)

Cmdr. Brenda Reseter, assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-16), visits with an infant during a tour of the Kinniya Base Hospital. Mercy is deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and…

Patient Eyes

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Scott Williams, an optometrist, examines a child’s eye in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, April 27, 2018, during a Pacific Partnership 2018 health event. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasper Seisa VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Patient Eyes http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 3, 2018)

Lt. Cmdr. Terrance Flournoy, left, the flight deck handler for the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) explains flight deck operations to Northwestern University media students during a ship tour. During the tour, the students visited various locations throughout the ship including…

Thumbs Up

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jason Souza encourages a girl to give a thumbs up after a finger surgery in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, April 16, 2018, during the Continuing Promise 2018 training mission. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Brianna K. Green VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Thumbs…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 29, 2018)

Cmdr. David Coles, center, executive officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), gives navigation advice during a general quarters drill as the ship participates in flag officer sea training. Ross is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, on its sixth patrol in the…

PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 28, 2018)

Cmdr. Leroy Mitchell, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), and Ensign Nancy Smith, from Asheville, North Carolina observe as Japanese Maritime Self-defense Force Akizuki-class destroyer JS Fuyuzuki (DD-118) sails alongside during a close quarters maneuvering exercise. USS Benfold is…

Naval War College Grad Highlights African-American Admirals

During and after his time spent at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Lt. Cmdr. Robert Crosby conducted an extensive study researching, documenting and collecting technical and professional accomplishments of African-American admirals which resulted in a publication titled, “Inspiring Innovation.” VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Naval War…

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180118-N-VL427-0343 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 18, 2018) Capt. Tom Barber, Commander, Carrier Air Wing 2 and Cmdr. Jason Hutcherson, commanding officer of the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 complete their 1000th carrier arrested landing or “trap” aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl…

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180113-N-IR734-445 EL CENTRO, Calif. (Jan. 13, 2018) Blue Angels Slot Pilot, Lt. Cmdr. Nate Scott, taxis onto the flight line during a winter training flight at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform more than 60 demonstrations at more…