Sunday, February 13, 2011

Landing Team

U.S. Marines with India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Regimental Combat Team 2, prepare to board an MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Jan. 25, 2011. Elements of 26th MEU deployed to Afghanistan to provide regional security in Helmand province in support of the International Security Assistance Force. (DoD photo by Gunnery Sgt. Bryce Piper, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)

After a mission

A United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) maintainer gives hand signals to a UAEAF F-16 Desert Falcon pilot after a mission during Exercise Red Flag 11-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 31, 2011. The UAEAF was participating in Red Flag for the second time. Red Flag is an advanced aerial combat training exercise held several times a year at Nellis AFB to strengthen international relations and training. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Wilson, U.S. Air Force/Released)