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U.S. practices moving mobile forces

  • COURTESY U.S. AIR FORCE
                                Approximately 800 airmen and 35 aircraft are participating in Pacific Air Forces’ Dynamic Force Employment operation in Guam and Tinian. U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 389th Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, arrived Wednesday in support of Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base on Guam.

    COURTESY U.S. AIR FORCE

    Approximately 800 airmen and 35 aircraft are participating in Pacific Air Forces’ Dynamic Force Employment operation in Guam and Tinian. U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 389th Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, arrived Wednesday in support of Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base on Guam.

  • COURTESY U.S. MARINE CORPS
                                Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment fired the MIM-104 Patriot on Friday to destroy a drone target at Camp Growl in Queensland, Australia, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021. This is the first time the MIM-104 Patriot has been fired on Australian soil.

    COURTESY U.S. MARINE CORPS

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment fired the MIM-104 Patriot on Friday to destroy a drone target at Camp Growl in Queensland, Australia, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021. This is the first time the MIM-104 Patriot has been fired on Australian soil.

The U.S. military is making some big training moves in Guam and Australia to practice deploying sizeable forces quickly and retain mobility in the event of conflict with China. Read more

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