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Thai Air Force Begins Gripen Training

Thai Air Force Begins Gripen Training

The first group of Thai Air Force technicians has arrived in Sweden for their initial maintenance type conversion course on the Gripen fighter. Training is underway at the Swedish Armed Forces Technical school in Halmstad and will continue until the […]


Standardized rifle marksmanship program could go Armywide

Standardized rifle marksmanship program could go Armywide

FORT BENNING, Ga: An advanced rifle marksmanship concept developed at Fort Benning based on “lessons learned” in Iraq and Afghanistan might be instituted across all Army training centers later this year, officials said. Col. Terry Sellers, operations officer for the […]


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 […]


 
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