Archive: February, 2020

Feb. 19, 2020

Refueling the deployed mission

After nearly five hours of flying above Afghanistan, the call finally came. “Alright guys, the first receivers are about 10 mikes out. Let’s get ready to do this,” announced the KC-135 Stratotanker pilot to his team.

Feb. 14, 2020

Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, 26th MEU transit Strait of Hormuz

The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) on Feb. 12 completed passage through the Strait of Hormuz, entering the Arabian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman.

Feb. 13, 2020

Carrier Air Wing Commander Completes Rare 1,200th Arrested Landing

The commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 completed his 1,200th career arrested landing Feb. 1 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), a rare occurrence among naval aviators.

Feb. 12, 2020

PSAB exercises hot refueling during ACE mission

Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and two F-35A Lightning II fighter jets demonstrated capabilities during an agile combat employment mission, Feb. 7, 2020.

Feb. 11, 2020

Drive on Soldier, Soldier drive on

What is a vehicle that towers more than 9 feet, is used as a troop carrier and can substantially withstand explosive detonations? It is called a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Wheeled Armored Vehicle.

Feb. 3, 2020

USCENTCOM Medical Treatment Facilities recognized for infection control

USCENTCOM Medical Treatment Facilities earned a prestigious 2019 Advancement Toward a High Reliability (HRO) Healthcare Award at a ceremony during the annual meeting of AMSUS, the Society of Federal Health Professionals in National Harbor, Maryland, Dec. 5, 2019.