MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 16, 2018)

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Sunliners” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, maneuvers on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), June 16, 2018. Harry S. Truman is currently deployed as part of an ongoing rotation…

GULF OF THAILAND (June 16, 2018)

Lt. j.g. Peter McDonald, assigned to the “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, speaks with a Royal Thai Navy sailor during a visit to a P8-A Poseidon maritime control aircraft for a visit in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2018….

APRA HARBOR, Guam (June 7, 2018)

Capt. David Schappert, left, commander of Submarine Squadron 15, observes the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine JS Soryu (SS-501) as it arrives in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a port visit. U.S. Navy photo by Lieutenant Lauren Spaziano (Released) 180607-N-WI626-001 VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE APRA HARBOR,…

ADRIATIC SEA (June 5, 2018)

An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the “Fighting Checkmates” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region and…

Boing With HAL & Mahindra Manufacture its F/A-18 Super Hornet in India

The Indian Air Force is in dire need of fighter jets to make up for its depleting squadron strength. However, it may take another two years before the deal for 110 fighter jets is sealed. While the government signed a deal to buy 36 Rafale…

PHILIPPINE SEA (MARC

PHILIPPINE SEA (MARCH 6, 2010) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 performs a high-speed turn before landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 are deployed to the western…

Air Force Pilot Prepares for Competition at DoD Warrior Games

A 37th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot was trapped in a seizure. It was a result of brain cancer that doctors would soon discover. Now he’s a member of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program and a participant in the Warrior Games. VISIT THE SOURCE…

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 21, 2018)

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Michael Purdie, assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, checks the ordnance prior to the launch of an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). As the…

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 21, 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). As the Carrier Strike Group 8 flag ship, Harry S. Truman’s support of Operation…

WATERS EAST OF JAPAN (May 20, 2018)

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 takes off from the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62). Chancellorsville is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region….