British Columbia, Canada. (June 30, 2023): In this photo by Tech. Sgt. Betty R. Chevalier, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Harbeck, 824th Base Defense Squadron fire team member, discusses Puma Unmanned Aerial System operations with members of the Royal Canadian Navy during exercise Agile Blizzard-Unified Vision 2023. Both the U.S. and Canadian Air Forces operate the Puma UAS and the exercise gave technicians a chance to share techniques and tactics.
Bridgeport, California. (July 6, 2023): This quote from America’s most famous author accurately describes the relationship between man and mule.
Arabian Gulf. (July 5, 2023):The Iranian Navy tried a little bullying this week, only to flee at the sight of the USS McFaul, a guided missile destroyer patrolling international waters near the Strait of Hormuz. The Strait is a narrow waterway between the Persian Gulf and Oman through which flows a third of the world's liquefied natural gas and almost 25% of total global oil consumption. It is one of the most important commercial choke points in the world.
Camp Hovey, South Korea. (July 7, 2023): The masks, protective gear, and heavy chemical boots are how the U.S. Army dresses for success in a chemical, biological, or nuclear environment. For the past nine months, soldiers from the 181st CBRN Company, nicknamed the “Double Dragons”, trained alongside their South Korean counterparts, the 23rd CBRN Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, in a series of realistic exercises.