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US service members head Down Under for Talisman Sabre 15

Service members, from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, set up a security perimeter after parachuting onto Kapyong Air Field, Australia, in support of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, July 8, 2015.

More than 400 Army paratroopers, from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, parachuted from seven C-17 Globemasters onto Kapyong Air Field, Australia, as part of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, July 8. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise, which […]

Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgian troops on Wednesday launched joint military exercises with United States marines and soldiers from four Eastern European NATO members, the pro-Western ex-Soviet nation’s defence ministry said. The drills dubbed “Agile Spirit 2015″ are part of a “substantive package” of […]

31st TES F-35s Take On Green Flag 15-08

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., waits off the wing of a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing, MacDill AFB, Fla., after refueling during a Green Flag 15-08 training sortie in the skies over the National Training Center, Calif., June 10, 2015.

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE: F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army’s primary close air support platform during the latest iteration of the Green Flag exercise, GF 15-08, as the Air Force’s program works […]

F-22 Raptors Bring Intimidation to Exercise Northern Edge

An F-22 Raptor from the 525 Fighter Squadron, returns from a mission during exercise Northern Edge 2015

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Its wide muzzle, short black broad nose with large nostrils and deep-set, dark eyes grimace intimidation across the patch on the right shoulder of the pilot boarding his aircraft while preparing to engage an enemy in […]

US Marines, Sailors Participate In A Mass Heat Casualty Exercise

Marines and Sailors participate in a mass heat casualty exercise in support of ITX 4-15

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS: Halfway into a 109-degree day, without a cloud in the sky and nothing but sand as far as the eye could see, a small number of Marines and sailors were prepared to […]

First US Army-designed exercise replicates combat training center rotation

A First Army observer coach/trainer, right, and an officer with the Vermont Army National Guard's 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team observe action during multi-echelon integrated brigade training on Fort Drum, N.Y., June 16, 2015.

Helping to ensure select Army National Guard units maintain readiness before deploying was the focus of the multi-echelon integrated brigade training, or MIBT, event held here, June 13-26. This was the first MIBT, which addresses the training needs of National […]

NATO Rapid Reaction Force Trains In Poland

NATO Rapid Reaction Force Trains In Poland

This year, NATO is conducting its largest maneuver since the end of the Cold War. Now the rapid action forces, established last autumn, are displaying their fighting skills. Barbara Wesel reports from Poland. “Birdman” is the name that maneuver planners […]

NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games

NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games

NATO flexed its muscles Thursday in Poland during the first full drill of its new spearhead force, a structure designed to boost security on its eastern flank in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Around 2,100 soldiers […]

Exercise Saber Strike 15 begins in Poland

German soldiers explore an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, June 8, 2015.

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland: Standing in an open field, a sea of Soldiers salute four different flags flying side-by-side. Despite being from different countries, the raising of the flags represents the beginning of a historic training exercise amongst allies. […]

Exercise Puma 15 marks first for U.S., Polish, French armies

A Polish soldier provides cover for U.S. and Polish vehicles crossing a creek during Exercise Puma 15 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, May 26, 2015.

CAMP KONOTOP, Poland: Soldiers, from the U.S., Polish, and French armies, completed a multi-battalion-sized training exercise at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, May 29. Although between NATO allies, Exercise Puma 15 marks the first time the partners have conducted […]

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