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August 2015 Archive

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08/05/2015

U.S. Navy Ships Arrive for Maintenance in Yokosuka, Japan

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Abby Thomas heaves a mooring line as the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 3, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Dionne

08/05/2015

Marine Vets Attend Final Muster at Camp Lejeune

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Paul A. Berry, left, sergeant major of Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, greets a veteran of the 4th Marine Division before morning colors on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 4, 2015. Veterans of 4th Marine Division and their families visited the installation for a final muster, which included visits to the Lejeune Memorial Gardens, new equipment demonstrations, tours in the local community, and a deactivation ceremony for the unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher Q. Stone

08/05/2015

Paratroopers Participate in Leapfest 2015

U.S. paratroopers sit inside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to participate in airborne operation during Leapfest 2015 in West Kingston, R.I., Aug. 1, 2015. The exercise is an international parachute competition hosted by the Rhode Island Army National Guard’s 56th Troop Command to promote high-level technical training and esprit de corps within the international airborne community. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Talley

08/05/2015

U.S. Airman Keeps Fighter Jets Rolling on Bagram

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. William Reibsome III cleans and inspects an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft wheel at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2015. Reibsome III, a wheel and tire noncommissioned officer in charge assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, ensures that F-16 aircraft have serviceable tires to complete the combat airpower mission. On average, he works on 70 wheels per month. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford

08/05/2015

Marines Conduct Crisis Response Drill on Morón Air Base, Spain

U.S. Marines conduct a crisis response drill on Morón Air Base, Spain, Aug. 3, 2015. The crisis response force’s mission requires them to have Marines ready to respond within six hours of an alert in support of U.S. Africa Command. The Marines are assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo

08/03/2015

U.S. Sailors, Marines Conduct Training in Atlantic Ocean

U.S. Navy SEALs and Marines prepare to board a ship from rigid-hull inflatable boats as they conduct a joint visit, board, search, and seizure exercise during composite training unit exercise, or COMPTUEX, in the Atlantic Ocean, July 20, 2015. The Marines, assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and sailors assigned to the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are participating in COMPUTEX in preparation for their deployment to the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility this fall. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andre Dakis

08/03/2015

Sailors Conduct Operations Aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard

U.S. Navy Seaman Amber Greenwood watches as a tugboat assists the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard as it leaves port in Darwin, Australia, July 27, 2015. Greenwood is a hospitalman. The Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor A. Elberg

08/03/2015

Airmen, Sailors Participate in Red Flag 2015 Exercise

An EA-6B Prowler aircraft undergoes pre-flight inspections before a Red Flag 15-3 night training sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 28, 2015. The Prowler and crew are assigned to Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. Air Force units from around the Department of Defense deploy to Nellis AFB to participate in Red Flag exercises that are typically held three to four times a year and organized by the 414th Combat Training Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinhol

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