Eight AH-64 Apache Helicopters with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division lift off from Biggs Army Airfield at Fort Bliss, TX in route to a Forward Arming Refuel Point (FARP) near Oro Grande, N.M. to conduct a saturation test at the Army’s first Digital Air Ground Integration Range Feb. 27.
(Photo by CW4 David P. Peveto, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division)
A member of Joint Task Force-Bravo jumps from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during helocast training at Lake Yojoa, Honduras, Feb. 25, 2014. Several members of the Task Force spent the day training on helocasting, caving ladder, and overwater hoist operations.
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. - Soldiers of Bravo Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) braved yet another brutal winter storm to lay to rest Lt. Col. Edward J. Neumann in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., today. Strong winds brought temperatures to well below freezing and blew snow in the faces of the Soldiers, but they remained steadfast in the duty to honor the memory of a fellow Soldier.
U.S. Army Specialists, Dalton J. Meenan and Jonas Asamoahboateng, both with Raptor Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Strike, take part in a sling-load operation Feb. 25 at Forward Operating Base Fenty.
U.S. Special Forces Soldiers attached to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, practice combat marksmanship skills training on a range, near Kabul province, Afghanistan, Feb. 24, 2014. USSF members maintain their skills for continued efficiency while assisting in operations with Afghan forces.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Adam Bone, personal security detachment leader, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot, helps secure an improvised helicopter landing zone outside the Kapisa Provincial Governor's Office after brigade leadership met with him to discuss the future of the province and introduce him to the unit taking over operations in the area, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Strike.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)
Georgian Soldiers of Charlie Company, Special Mountain Battalion provide security near an objective during a mission rehearsal exercise (MRE) at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 23, 2014. Georgian soldiers conduct the MRE alongside U.S. Marine Corps mentors before deploying to Afghanistan in order to hone the skills necessary to operate alongside International Security Assistance Force partner forces in a counterinsurgency environment.
Paratroopers with Chaos Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, move to their assembly area after parachuting into Deadhorse, Alaska, Feb. 25, 2014, as part of the Spartan Brigade's training for rapid insertion into any environment in the Pacific. This is the first time the Spartan Brigade has conducted operations north of the Arctic Circle.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Livingston (front), a paratrooper assigned to 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne) conducts a training jump during an airborne operation at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Feb. 20, 2014.
(U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach\)
Junior shooters from around the country compete in the 2014 U.S. Army Junior Air Rifle Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 24 to Feb. 26. The Army Marksmanship Unit hosted the event and provided a clinic for the shooters on the first day.
(U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond J. PIper)