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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 […]


High Tech Training For Super Hornets

High Tech Training For Super Hornets

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science today announced that training to maintain Australia’s new F/A-18F Super Hornets has taken a technological leap with the introduction of a Visual Environment Maintenance Trainer to RAAF Base Amberley. “This week […]


New training method produces better marksmen

New training method produces better marksmen

FORT SILL, Okla: Sgt. Barry Crossman was in the zone, knocking down knee-high targets 250 and 300 meters away and bouncing shots off the torso-sized iron target 300 meters distant. Out-shooting all but one of his 19 classmates in the […]


Airmen lead training course for Iraqi police

Airmen lead training course for Iraqi police

BAGHDAD: Airmen assigned to the Iraq Police Transition Team here started a new class Nov. 18 for recent graduates of the Iraqi Police Academy as an effort to further enhance their capabilities as officers securing their communities. The five-day class […]


First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

First EC135 T2i Training Helicopter to Japan Maritime Force

MARIGNANE, France: Eurocopter Japan handed over today the first EC135T2i training helicopter to the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF). The delivery ceremony took place at the Tokyo heliport in the presence of the Japan Ministry of Defense and MSDF […]


 
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