5-6 June 1944: The Night of Nights

After preparing their equipment, conducting rehearsals, and receiving their final briefings, the men of the Allied Airborne Forces boarded their transport aircraft and gliders in England to begin a one-way trip to the province of Normandy, France – and a legendary rendezvous with destiny.   They were the tip of the spear for the greatest […]

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Friday Fotos

Students from Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course (RSLC) Class 04-21 execute a Field Training Exercise (FTX). Teams conduct student planned and executed reconnaissance and surveillance operations to collect and report priority intelligence requirements in support of their commanders reconnaissance guidance while being evaluated by RSLC cadre. Photo credit: US Army, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leader Course […]

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Green Berets for German Marines?

The German Navy Sea Battalion (German: Seebataillon) is a land formation of the Bundesmarine, formed on 1 April 2014 and consisting of approximately 1,100 sailors structured into four companies, plus support elements. Each company, led by a lieutenant commander (Korvettenkapitän, OF-3), is specialized in specific field of force protection. The specific specialist companies are – […]

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“Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream….” “SHUT THE FUCK UP CARL!” Photo credit: 6th Ranger Training Battalion – Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade […]

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Friday Foto

U.S. Army Rangers assigned to 3d Ranger Battalion recently conducted task force training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Rangers use this type of training to maintain a high level of combat readiness. Photo by Spc. Mitchell Gibbs, Combat Camera Documentation Specialist/75th Ranger Regiment Public Affairs. […]

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