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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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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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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Northern lights illuminate the landscape for a mortar crew during the Finnish Army Combined Joint Fires Exercise in November 2020. Photo credit: The Finnish Army, Combat Camera […]

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