Feature Stories

Laying groundwork for future Jordanian NCOs
March 24, 2018
A Jordanian service member receives his diploma from Command Sgt. Maj. Mohammad Al-Smadi, commandant, Jordan Armed Forces Noncommissioned Officer Academy, during the graduation for the JAF NCOA Squad Leader Course, March 22, 2018, near Amman, Jordan. U.S. advisors assisted in the development of the Jordanian-led course.

‘Steel warriors’ build mission readiness with UAE counterparts
March 22, 2018
Soldiers with a 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery high mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) wait until the sun sets before executing live-fire training missions during Operation Saif Strike in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 22, 2018.

Aviation brigade exchanges troops with Jordanian Air Force
March 22, 2018
Jordanian forces transfer a simulated injured soldier from a Super Puma helicopter into a ground ambulance during Exercise Olive Grove Feb. 22, 2018. U.S. Soldiers with the 248th Aviation Support Battalion and the 1st Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment (Assault), Task Force Spartan observed the exercise that conducted infiltration, resupply, and exfiltration operations.

1st SFAB Enters Theater
March 16, 2018
Jimmy Lindsey, technical trainer for the Egress Rollover Mine Resistant Ambush Protector (MRAP) Training Simulator, left, observes Soldiers as they experience a rollover simulation while inside the MRAP vehicle, Feb. 22, 2018. The SFAB is a specialized unit out of Fort Benning, Ga. deploying to Afghanistan to advise and assist the Afghan National Defense Security Forces.

Divers support Army watercraft at Kuwait Naval Base
March 13, 2018
Specialist Matthew Fedewa and Sgt. Trevin Currey of the 74th Engineer Dive Detachment conduct a back-roll off of a combat rubber raiding craft, Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait, March 6, 2018.

Desert Medics in Qatar Transfer Responsibility
March 13, 2018
3rd Medical Command Operational Command Post Forward, Detachment 20 Commander, Col. Linda Kramer and Command Sgt. Maj. Harvey Diaz prepare to case the unit colors during the transfer of authority ceremony.

Military K-9s train in Black Hawks
March 13, 2018
Sergeant Alexander Lucas, a military dog handler with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, and his military working dog, Patriot, prepare to board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as part of medical evacuation training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 13, 2018.

Active & Reserve DLDs train for upcoming exercise
March 9, 2018
The 2503rd Digital Liaison Detachment and its reserve counterpart the 206th DLD out of Columbia, S.C., worked together for the first time at the Mission Training Center on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., March 2, 2018. The mission training center provides the Soldiers with all the tools and operating systems in order to conduct realistic and beneficial training.

National Guard engineers get valuable training with Active Duty unit
March 8, 2018
Combat Engineers with the 35th Engineer Brigade, Missouri National Guard pack C4 into 155mm rounds. The explosives were used in a training event with the 797th Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Company of Fort Hood, Texas.

Theater Gateway Now Open at Camp Buehring
March 8, 2018
The inbound station at the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Theater Gateway