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August 2015 Archive

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08/03/2015

Guardsmen Continue Firefighting Efforts in Northern California

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Nathan Champion points out the different emergency exit features on the UH-72 Lakota helicopter to firefighters from Santa Rosa at the Rocky Fire helibase near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. Champion is a pilot assigned to the California Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo

08/03/2015

National Guardsmen Help Fight Fires in California

Army Pfc. Oscar Gonzales, left, and Army Sgt. Michael S. Sloan refuel and perform maintenance on a UH-72 Lakota helicopter at the Middleton Helibase, Middleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. Gonzales and Sloan are crew chiefs assigned to the California Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 26th Aviation Regiment, assisting in efforts to fight the ongoing Rocky Fire, which has consumed more than 45,000 acres in Yolo, Lake and Colusa Counties in Northern California. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Eddie Siguenza

08/03/2015

Soldiers Conduct River Bridging Training

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Joshua Simmons prepares for an M2 Browning .50-caliber machine gun during Operation River Assault, a training exercise involving Army engineers and other support elements to create a modular bridge on the water across the Arkansas River on a gun range at Fort Chaffee, Ark., Aug. 2, 2015. Simmons is an combat engineer assigned to the 346th Engineer Company, Route Clearance. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret

08/03/2015

Soldiers Conduct MEDEVAC Training

UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopters touch down on a landing zone during a mass casualty evacuation exercise on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Aug. 2, 2015. The helicopter crews are assigned to the 7th Brigade, 158th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Dayan Neely

08/03/2015

Soldiers, Airmen Participate in Northern Strike Exercise

Air Force Sgt. Corey Johnson, right, discusses the mission with soldiers participating in urban operations training during Northern Strike 15 on Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Mich., July 21, 2015. Johnson is a Joint Terminal Attack controller assigned to the Georgia National Guard and the soldiers are police officers assigned to the Illinois National Guard's 233rd Military Police Company. Northern Strike assesses joint air-to-ground capability and involves hundreds of military personnel from 20 different states as well as Canada, Latvia, Poland and Australia. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Helen Miller

08/03/2015

U.S. Troops Stay Fit to Fight in Afghanistan

A U.S. soldier particpates in the deadlift event during the weightlifting competition at the Rock Fitness Center on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 18, 2015. The service members competed in the squat, deadlift, and bench press events during the weightlifting competition. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class David Wheeler

08/03/2015

U.S. Troops Provide Humanitarian Aid to Honduran Students

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jessica Leahy gets ready to hand out humanitarian aid supplies to students of the Gabriela Mistral school in Ocotes Alto, Honduras, July 20, 2015. Leahy is assigned to the 559th Aerospace Medical Squadron, from Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The aid delivery was part of the New Horizons Honduras 2015 training exercise and organized by 81st Civil Affairs Battalion civil affairs soldiers out of Fort Hood, Texas. The project is part of the New Horizons Honduras 2015 exercise. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David J. Murphy

08/03/2015

National Guardsmen Participate in Northern Strike 15

Soldiers participate in urban operations training during Northern Strike 15 on Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Mich., July 23, 2015. The soldiers are assigned to the Illinois Army National Guard's 233rd Military Police Company. Northern Strike assesses joint air-to-ground capability and involves hundreds of military personnel from 20 different states as well as Canada, Latvia, Poland and Australia. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Helen Miller

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