SINKEX Filmed From Navy P-8A Poseidon • Valiant Shield 18

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon with Patrol Squadron 45 (VP-45) forward-deployed to Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan video tapes a sinking exercise (SINKEX) during exercise Valiant Shield on September 21, 2018. Film Credits: U.S. Air Force Video by Senior Airman Dhruv Gopinath – Released

USAF Aerial Refueling During Valiant Shield 2018

U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker with the 909th Air Refueling Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Japan refuels F-15C Eagles and a KC-10 Extender over the Pacific Ocean as part of exercise Valiant Shield on September 20, 2018. Valiant Shield is a U.S. only, biennial field…

B-1B Lancer Loads With GBU-31 JDAMS For Combat Mission

Weapons Load Crew from the 34th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Unit arm a B-1B Lancer bomber with GBU-31 munitions (JDAMS) before taking-off on a combat mission at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, on September 8, 2018. GBU-31 is a 2000 lb version of the Joint…

SOUTH CAROLINA (Sept. 16, 2018)

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Tyler Leister, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26, embarked aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), conducts an aerial assessment of coastal areas affected by Hurricane Florence in support of Joint Forces Land Component Command. U.S….

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 15, 2018)

MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters from the “Dusty Dogs” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7, attached to Carrier Strike Group 12 and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), are recalled to Naval Station Norfolk, where they will be better postured to provide…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 15, 2018)

MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters from the “Dusty Dogs” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7, attached to Carrier Strike Group 12 and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), are recalled to Naval Station Norfolk, where they will be better postured to provide…

Airmen Monitor Florence, Provide Data to National Hurricane Center

The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is flying missions over the Atlantic Ocean this week to monitor Hurricane Florence. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Airmen Monitor Florence, Provide Data to National Hurricane Center

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 11, 2018)

An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Red Rippers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 launches from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman is conducting sustainment operations in the Atlantic. U.S. Navy photo by…

F-35B Flight Ops • USS Essex (2018)

F-35B Lightning II fighter jets from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct flight operations aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations on September 5, 2018. Film Credits: U.S. Marine Corps Video by Cpl. Francisco J….