NATO and Partner SOF in Black Sea Region for Trojan Footprint 19

Approximately 1,400 special operations and armed forces from 10 nations deployed across host nations Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania June 10-21 for U.S. Special Operations Command Europe’s exercise Trojan Footprint 19. Trojan Footprint is an annual SOCEUR-led exercise that brings together U.S., Allied and partner special operations forces across Europe. SOF and the armed forces of […]

Read More

USAF PJs Save Injured Fishermen 1,300 Miles from Shore

On Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Air Force organized a long-distance rescue for two Mexican fishermen who were severely injured in an accident aboard a tuna boat some 1300 miles southwest of San Diego. Pararescue team parachutes into the Pacific to provide treatment for two injured fishermen, 2014. (Image credit: USAF) At […]

Read More

Friday Foto

Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West members fast-rope from a 176th Wing, 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard UH-60G Pave Hawk at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 22, 2019, during a joint service training exercise. The MSRT West members maintain a ready alert force to support Coast Guard operational commanders and Department of […]

Read More

Old Time Design Company Airborne Forces Beret

Great news for anyone looking to top off their WWII-era British and Commonwealth Airborne Forces uniform. The Old Time Design Company in Nottingham, UK has just announced their new, authentic, reproduction Airborne Forces Beret. Old Time Design Company worked closely with THE Hatters of the British Army, Compton Webb, to make this faithful reproduction – no […]

Read More

Brewing Good Coffee In The Field

Napoleon once said that an Army marches on its stomach – meaning that food is an essential weapon of war. These days it seems that getting good coffee has become just as important as good food and plenty of ammo.  However, despite the happy soldier depicted in the famous WWII poster image, most of the […]

Read More

Saturday Snapshot

A famous photograph of Officers and Enlisted Men with Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division “guarding” the Kehlsteinhaus, Hitler’s mountain-top residence, “The Eagle’s Nest”, near the town of Berchtesgaden in southern Bavaria. The capture of the Eagle’s Nest was considered a high-prestige objective for American troops at the end of the war, […]

Read More

New CANSOFCOM Dress Uniform Seen During D-Day Commemorations – D-Day 75

Canada and the United States not only share the longest unfortified border in the world, but military relations between the countries are longstanding, well-entrenched and extensive as well. The closeness of the partnership also provides both countries with greater security than could be achieved individually. During the Second World War the two countries even formed […]

Read More