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New helicopter on Army horizon

New helicopter on Army horizon

While most of the focus in today’s Army is on the war fighter and how best to support current military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a leader in military aviation is calling for some of that focus to shift to […]


Army Special Ops Continues to Grow, Increase Optempo

Army Special Ops Continues to Grow, Increase Optempo

U.S. Army Special Operations Command has more than doubled its manpower since Sept. 11, 2001, and according to its deputy commander, mission requirements and operations tempo will continue on an upward glide path. Maj. Gen. Kurt Fuller said special operations […]


U.S., Polish military enhance partnerships through training

U.S., Polish military enhance partnerships through training

Airmen from Ramstein Air Base traveled to the 33rd Air Base in Powidz, Poland, Feb. 4 to 12 for a joint training mission with Polish military forces. More than 60 Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and 435th Air Ground […]


Live-fire training unites US, Thai troops

Live-fire training unites US, Thai troops

Two division-level generals from the Thai Army attended a live-fire exercise Feb. 11, combining troops from the Thai Royal Army and U.S. Army Alaska’s 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment. The live-fire training was part of exercise Cobra Gold 2011, […]


Multinational officials plan for Cobra Gold 2012

Multinational officials plan for Cobra Gold 2012

Thailand: Military planners from more than 24 nations are in Thailand making a plan to deal with aggressive Arcadian military forces that took over a portion of neighboring Khuistan and Free Mojave on the subcontinent of Pacifica. The countries, timeline […]


European training command offering counter-IED training to multinational forces

European training command offering counter-IED training to multinational forces

Germany: On March 18, 2010, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates outlined a directive to the combatant commanders to tangibly support partnered nations to “increase the effectiveness of their forces to counter improvised explosive devices.” The directive states; “we […]


Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35B Flight

Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35B Flight

After a series of extensive ground and simulator training events, Lt. Cmdr. Eric “Magic” Buus completed the first flight by a U.S. Navy test pilot of an F-35B STOVL variant Joint Strike Fighter Feb. 3. “The flight was very enjoyable […]


Iraqi Army drives into future with M1A1 Abrams tanks

Iraqi Army drives into future with M1A1 Abrams tanks

Soldiers with Company C, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division-Center, worked with Iraqi Army 9th Armored Division soldiers during M1A1 Abrams tank drivers training Jan. 15-16, at Camp Taji, Iraq. […]


High-tempo training prepares maintainers for war

High-tempo training prepares maintainers for war

Aircraft maintainers are working day and night during Red Flag 11-2, so pilots can fly the missions needed to prepare for aerial combat, but not only aircrew members benefit from the Red Flag experience. The high-tempo mission requirements of Red […]


 
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