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Simulator provides risk-free training

Simulator provides risk-free training

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska: The 354th Security Forces Squadron training instructors here recently received training on a new simulation system that will train Airmen in marksmanship, collective and judgmental firing skills. The Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 is a small-arms […]


Army Initial Military Training to undergo basic overhaul

Army Initial Military Training to undergo basic overhaul

FORT KNOX, Ky: Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the Training and Doctrine’s deputy commanding general for Initial Military Training, spent some time at Fort Knox last week for a conference on reception battalions. Hertling said the conference was being conducted on […]


US, French troops share airborne training in Pyrenees

US, French troops share airborne training in Pyrenees

La-Teste-De-Buch, France: Under the steady thumping of rotors, the French Caracal and American Pave Hawk helicopters race off towards the snow-covered French Pyrenees. The location is well-chosen: the southern French mountains resemble the rough landscape troops will face in Afghanistan. […]


Iraqi air force graduates 247 cadets

Iraqi air force graduates 247 cadets

RUSTAMIYAH, Iraq: More than 240 cadets graduated from the Iraqi air force officer course basic military training course Jan. 10, here. In the two-month course, the 247 graduates at Iraqi Military Academy-Rustamiyah were educated in professionalism, teamwork, management and the […]


Multinational wing completes first mission into Iraq

Multinational wing completes first mission into Iraq

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany: A recent flight into Iraq marks another unit milestone for the multinational Heavy Airlift Wing based at Pápa Air Base, Hungary. The airlift mission into Iraq was the first by the wing, which comprises 12 member […]


Patriot 7 exercise teaches ISR skills to enhance situational awareness

Patriot 7 exercise teaches ISR skills to enhance situational awareness

FORT PICKETT, Va: About 30 Air Force, joint and coalition trainees participated in Patriot 7, an exercise using intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to support irregular warfare missions Dec. 6 through 11, here. The week-long field training prepared servicemembers to use […]


First Navy Test Pilot Flies P-8A Poseidon

First Navy Test Pilot Flies P-8A Poseidon

NAVAIR PATUXENT RIVER, MD: When a new Navy aircraft takes to the skies it is always a proud moment for any aircraft program. For the actual pilot behind the controls, it is an even greater feeling. Lt. Roger Stanton had […]


Army, Marines Adjust ‘Reset’ for Afghan Buildup

Army, Marines Adjust ‘Reset’ for Afghan Buildup

WASHINGTON: As the U.S. military answers President Barack Obama’s order to reinforce efforts in Afghanistan, the Army and Marine Corps are adjusting their plans to redeploy working and serviceable equipment, top military officers told Congress today. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, […]


Turkey to Acquire CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters

Turkey to Acquire CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress December 7 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey of 14 CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters, as well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 […]


 
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