Coast Guard Rocky Shoreline Rescue

December 15, 2019 – The Coast Guard and a California State Parks Lifeguard rescued a 20-year-old Humboldt State University student from being swept into a rocky shoreline near Moonstone Beach. The fatigued surfer was hoisted into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and taken to the California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport, where he was transferred […]

EOD Integrated Training With Military Working Dogs

December 2019 – The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight held an integrated training with 6th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) military working dog teams, aeromedical technicians with the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, and veterinary technicians with the U.S. Army Public Health Activity, Fort Gordon, MacDill branch at MacDill Air Force Base, […]

Army Rangers Airborne Jump

October 11, 2019 – A group of U.S. Army Rangers, assigned to the 5th Ranger Training Battalion, conduct an Airborne jump onto Stringer Drop Zone, Dahlonega, Georgia. The Army Rangers are jumping to stay current on jump status and to be proficient Paratroopers. U.S. Army video by Staff Sgt. Austin Berner ———————————————————————————— 2019 edit USA […]

Marines Conduct Fire and Movement – AECE 2019

August 14, 2019 – U.S. Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines conduct Fire and Movement training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California in preparation for Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019. AECE 2019 is a joint training exercise that tests U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel expeditionary logistics capabilities in the Arctic […]

Operation Christmas Drop 2019

U.S. Air Force 36th Airlift squadron C-130 Hercules, 36th AS pilots and loadmasters conduct low-cost, low-altitude air drops of packaging with food, tools and clothing to more than 56 remote South-Eastern Pacific islands of Angaur and Kayangel, Palau in support of Operation Christmas Drop 2019. The annual U.S. Air Force tradition also includes drops to […]

Crossing The Delaware – Christmas 1776

Re-enactment of General George Washington and the Continental Army crossing the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 to march to Trenton, New Jersey. This daring maneuver led to victory in the Battle of Trenton and altered the course of the American Revolutionary War. Note: Each year on Christmas Day, hundreds of people gather at Washington […]

USS Germantown Receives LAC and AAVs

November 19, 2019 – U.S. Navy Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) receives a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) and Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) with Marines from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment after a beach landing exercise during Tiger TRIUMPH. Tiger TRIUMPH gives U.S. and Indian forces the opportunity to exchange knowledge […]

1 MEF Marines Conduct Battalion Field Exercise

August 2019 – U.S. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF) Support Battalion, participate in the Battalion field exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. 1 MEF Support Battalion conducted realistic training events to prepare the marines for possible operations while deployed. U.S. Marine Corps video segments by Lance Cpl. Jared Curtis ———————————————————————————— […]

Drug Smuggling Vessel Interdiction In Pacific

November 4, 2019 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) boarding teams interdict a low-profile go-fast vessel, while patrolling international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, seizing more than 3,100 pounds of suspected cocaine. Purpose-built vessels like this one are designed to smuggle large amounts of contraband while evading detection by law enforcement personnel due […]

Allied Ship Formation – IMX19

November 5, 2019 – U.S. Navy and allied ships participating in the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2019 steam in close formation in the Arabian Gulf. IMX19 is a multinational engagement involving the United States with its partners and allies from sharing knowledge and experiences across the full spectrum of defensive maritime operations. The exercise serves […]

Guardian Angel 2019 Jumpmaster Course

Airmen and other service members participate in the Guardian Angel Military Freefall Jumpmaster Course including jumps at U.S. Air Force Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona during October 2019. The Jumpmaster Course educates and trains special operations forces (SOF) and other selected personnel to plan and conduct Military Free-Fall Jumpmaster duties and responsibilities as […]

USS Gerald R Ford Conducts Sea Trials

October 2019 – USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier returns to sea for the first time since beginning post-shakedown availability in July 2018 to conduct sea trials. Scenes include departing from Newport News, Virginia; ondeck activities; and, fast turns. U.S. Navy video segments by Chief Petty Officer RJ Stratchko Petty Officer 2nd Class […]