Belgian Air Component Adjudant Gert Van Den Berghe prepares a Belgian C-130 Hercules for takeoff June 22, 2010, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
This was the first time the BAC has participated in Red Flag-Alaska.
Adjudant Van Den Berghe is a BAC 15th Air Transport Wing 20th Squadron loadmaster.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Gross)
SPLIT, CROATIA (June 24, 2010) Sailors aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) man the rails as the ship arrives in Split, Croatia. Taylor is participating in the Partnership of Adriatic Mariners during a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Edward Kessler/Released)
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Air Force Staff Sgt. James Wylie, 86th Munitions Squadron storage crew chief, guides in a forklift operator carrying munitions to a cargo trailer, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, May 18. The 86th MUNS prepared a shipment of numerous international shipping containers as part of an exercise called Turbo Containerized Ammunition Distribution System, or TURBOCADS 2010. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Pierce)
An entry identification team consisting of U.S. Army Soldiers from the National Guard man a post on Johnson Mountain in New Mexico June 17, 2006. The team gathers intelligence about illegal immigrants attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico and relays it to Border Patrol agents. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill)
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A Tomahawk missile begins its tip-over phase of flight after being launched from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett. Sterett launched two Tomahawk missiles during a weeklong training evolution in preparation for an upcoming deployment. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Carmichael Yepez.
U.S. Army soldiers patrol the area surrounding Forward Operating Base Baylough in Zabul province, Afghanistan, June 18, 2010. The soldiers are assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Eric Cabral
FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif.
Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166 (Reinforced), take turns firing a .50 caliber heavy machine gun from a CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter as part of their training during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Marine Air Ground Task Force Exercise here March 29.
United States Marine Corps photo.
Left to right, Air Force Col. Connie McNabb, chief of the Texas Joint Staff; Air Force Brig. Gen. John Nichols, commander of the Texas Air National Guard; Army Maj. Gen. Jose Mayorga, Texas adjutant general; and Army Brig. Gen. Joyce Stevens, commander of the Texas Army National Guard, listen intently to predictions for Tropical Storm Alex in the Joint Emergency Operations Center at Camp Mabry, Texas, June 29, 2010. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Maria Moy.
Sgt. James Humerick, squad leader, 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, guides an all-terrain vehicle into a compound 3/3 occupied for the first night of Operation Cobra in Southern Shorshork, Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 16.
Humerick is from Great Falls, Mont.
Operation Cobra is a joint operation between Marine Corps units and the Afghanistan National Army to disrupt enemy forces, which have been using the sparsely populated region between Marjah and Nawa as a safe haven.
Photo by Sgt. Mark Fayloga.
June 28, 2010 - The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Army soldiers of the 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, successfully conducted an intercept test for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile defense element of the nation’s Ballistic Missile Defense System. A target missile was launched at approximately 9:32 p.m. Hawaii time, June 28 (3:32 a.m. EDT, June 29), and about five minutes later a THAAD interceptor missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) off the island of Kauai, Hawaii.
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DJIBOUTI - A Marine from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 sits on the end of a ramp aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter May 2 during a training exercise near Camp Lemonier, Djibouti.
ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 23, 2010) A NATO Sea Sparrow missile is launched from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush completed its first-ever missile launch while underway conducting combat systems ship qualification trials. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Hall (Released)
White House vehicles are prepared for movement. U.S. Army photo.
U.S. Marines return to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque in an amphibious assault vehicle after training with Indonesian marines during Marine Exercise 2010, Indonesia, June 22, 2010. The exercise is designed to provide training to the Indonesian military and build relationships that help maintain regional stability. U.S. Navy photo