Ships from the George Washington and Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Groups and aircraft from the Air Force and Marine Corps operate in formation at the conclusion of Valiant Shield 2014. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only exercise integrating Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps assets, offering real-world joint operational experience to develop capabilities that provide a full range of options to defend U.S. interests and those of its allies and partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Trevor Welsh)
An F-15C Eagle takes off in front of B-52 Stratofortesses during Valiant Shield 2014, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 16, 2014. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only exercise, integrating Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps assets, offering real-world joint operational experience to develop capabilities that provide a full range of options to defend U.S. interests and those of its allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton)
An F-15C Eagle takes off for a training sortie during a mission focused exercise on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 20, 2014. The 18th Wing is the home of the Air Force's biggest combat wing and is the keystone to the pacific with ready, lethal airpower in support of contingencies and operations in the Pacific.
Troops deployed to FOB Shank East in Afghanistan receive needed items!!
FIRST RESPONDERS SAVED THE LIVES OF TWO US AIR FORCE AIRMEN TRAPPED INSIDE A FLOODED GUARD SHACK ON KADENA AIR BASE, JAPAN DURING TYPHOON NEOGURI
HOLE HAD TO BE DRILLED IN ROOF TO ALLOW AIRMEN TO BE RESCUED..WATER WAS INCHES FROM THE CEILING!!
Ryan Marchi sends a little bit of Texas from Afghanistan
Troops with MRAP vehicles ( mine resistant ambush protected )