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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Friday Foto

French Paratroopers moving towards their assembly area while 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division descends on the drop zone during Swift Response 16. The ‘All American’ Division will join forces with Soldiers from more than 30 Allied and Partner Nations during Swift Response 21 – an international exercise that will enhance interoperability through teamwork […]

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Friday Foto

That Others May Live. It’s not just a nice sounding motto… When an injured Airman needs saving from a hostile or otherwise unreachable area, it’s the duty of Air Force Special Warfare, Pararescue (PJ) specialists to rescue and medically treat downed military personnel anywhere in the world. PJs have a huge variety of tools at […]

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UF PRO Blog: Pace-to-Pace Tracking Exercise

Getting into tactical tracking is challenging to do on your own. So, in the latest UF PRO Blog post, tracking instructor Boris Vos shares the pace-to-pace tracking exercise to help get you started. The pace-to-pace tracking exercise is all about sensitizing your brain to recognize the minute changes in the environment that indicate a person […]

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Latvian Soldiers Conduct Target Practice on Skis

One of my favorite winter Olympic sport is biathlon – the combination of cross-country skiing and target shooting. Like several other Olympic sports, biathlon had its origins in martial sports – synchronized swimming isn’t one of them however. It won’t come as any surprise of course that some European Armies still practice the art of […]

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Boobytrapped in Bosnia

In the most generic action movies, a dying soldier pulls the pin on a grenade and holds the spoon closed with his body — the idea being when the enemy finds him the resulting explosion becomes a final “f*** you.” There are other kinds of booby traps as well, though, including rifle mags. Ever heard […]

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