Afghan Conflict Update 20170105 – Obama’s ‘Good War’, Afghan women fighting the Taliban, Afghan economy, videos, Badakhshan’s Taliban, Asia Foundation survey, 203rd Corps Cd injured, Russia and the Taliban, unconventional logistics, civilian meteorologists, ‘four-year plan’, and more. Obama’s ‘Good War’. President Obama came into office eight […]
During the later stages of the Afghan conflict the U.S. Army brigade combat teams (BCTs) and U.S. Army Special Forces deployed with their RQ-7B Shadow drones. The Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) provided real-time reconnaissance, communications relay, and assisted in target acquisition. It also did […]
The Navy SEAL Foundation is taking a leading role in the health of combat veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with its Whole Warrior Health program. The organization recently held a conference on this issue. The Navy SEAL Foundation Collective Impact Forum 2016 was held […]
On August 18, 2016 the men of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron and the 8th Special Operations Squadron conducted a series of military free fall parachute drops during Task Force Exercise Olympus Archer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The 21st STS jumpers perform […]
This very short (2 mins) NATO video says that it is better to be training local security forces than to conduct a large scale intervention of foreign troops to defeat terrorism in conflict areas (Syria, Libya, and Iraq). Footage is from Iraq.
Video NATO Helping Partners – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has recently published a video entitled Funding: Helping Partners Build Their Own Security, August 16, 2016. A short 1-minute long clip about the current situations and conflicts in Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, and Afghanistan and how NATO […]
The 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan flies sick and injured patients to other locations so they can receive advanced medical care. Watch a short 3-minute long video by U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs Office published on DVIDS on […]
Watch “Deep in the Jungle with the French Foreign Legion”. Observe helicasts into water, high-speed cast from boats into water, and more. Watch the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment of the French Foreign Legion train in the jungle of French Guiana.
Watch a video of the Air Force refueling B-52 long range bombers in mid-air. http://www.defensenews.com/videos/defense-news/2016/08/15/88615084/
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCmQxrUaluc A NATO video about the purpose of the deployment of four NATO battalions to Eastern Europe. One each to Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia. The reasoning is to provide a deterrence to possible Russian aggression against any one of these NATO allies.
The men of O Squadron, 43 Commando usually are patrolling the grounds, buildings and jetties of either Faslane Naval Base or nearby Coulport depot. Their mission is to guard the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent submarines and the Trident missiles they carry. But every once in […]