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Top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, approaching the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, to be refueled while en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

Top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An air-to-air front view of five F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, flying in wedge formation while en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

An air-to-air front view of five F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An air-to-air right side view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

An air-to-air right side view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An air-to-air left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

An air-to-air left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, en route to Hawaii to participate in exercise Cope Elite

A top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 428th Tactical...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An overhead view of the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, preparing to provide in-flight refueling. The Fighting Falcon, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, is en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

An overhead view of the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Left side view of an F-16 B Model Fighting Falcon aircraft as seen from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, preparing to provide in-flight refueling. The Fighting Falcon, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, is en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

Left side view of an F-16 B Model Fighting Falcon aircraft as seen fro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, approaching the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, to be refueled while en route to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Cope Elite

Top view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the 428th Tactical ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcons are from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Kinny Lee Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

STAFF Sergeant Bruce Boyer and AIRMAN 1ST Class Laura Washnesky defuse Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bombs for removal from a munitions cart. The bombs will be loaded on an F-16 The bombs will be loaded on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81

STAFF Sergeant Bruce Boyer and AIRMAN 1ST Class Laura Washnesky defuse...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft being readied for a mission during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon, armed with a 500-pound Mark 82 laser-guided bomb, is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft being readied for...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

An airman unscrews an access panel of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft wing for maintenance during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The airman is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

An airman unscrews an access panel of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Forward air control team member 1ST LT. Doug Bennett uses a signal mirror to signal an 0-2 aircraft during search and rescue training conducted as part of exercise Cope Elite '81. 1ST LT. Bennett is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

Forward air control team member 1ST LT. Doug Bennett uses a signal mir...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Randy Stewart performs maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft engine during exercise COPE ELITE '81. TSGT Stewart is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Randy Stewart performs maintenance on an F-1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A right front view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft undergoing maintenance during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A right front view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft undergoing main...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

AIRMAN 1ST Class Laura Washnesky defuses Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bombs for removal from a munitions cart. The bombs will be loaded on an F-16 The bombs will be loaded on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81

AIRMAN 1ST Class Laura Washnesky defuses Mark 82 500-pound laser-guide...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

STAFF Sergeant Bruce Boyer defuses Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bombs for removal from a munitions cart during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The bombs will be loaded on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft

STAFF Sergeant Bruce Boyer defuses Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

An F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft pilot inspects an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile loaded on the wing of his aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The pilot is assigned to the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

An F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft pilot inspects an AIM-9 Sidewinder mi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Sergeant Ella Bailey makes a log entry for F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft maintenance during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The sergeant is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Sergeant Ella Bailey makes a log entry for F-16 Fighting Falcon aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcons are from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Kinny Lee Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An aerial view of various facilities during exercise COPE ELITE '81

An aerial view of various facilities during exercise COPE ELITE '81

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

A left side view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcons are from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left side view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying AIM-9 S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bob Fehringer Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Through radio coordination, forward air control team member Captain Charles Westenoff directs an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to a target area for a strike during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The control team is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

Through radio coordination, forward air control team member Captain Ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

Maintenance crew members push an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft into a parking position during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The aircraft is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Maintenance crew members push an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft into a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Ground crew members load a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81

Ground crew members load a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb on an F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A ground crewman marshals an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft into a parking position during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The aircraft is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A ground crewman marshals an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft into a park...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

A right rear view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft as another Falcon waits its turn during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcons are from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing, and the Stratotanker, the Air Force Reserve

A right rear view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling an F-16 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bob Fehringer Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Randy Stewart fills out maintenance forms for an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81. TSGT Stewart is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Randy Stewart fills out maintenance forms fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

An aerial view of the flight line during exercise COPE ELITE '81

An aerial view of the flight line during exercise COPE ELITE '81

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Near Hawaii. A left rear view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in flight during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Near Hawaii. A left rear view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Kinny Lee Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft pilots hold a preflight briefing during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The pilots are from 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft pilots hold a preflight briefing during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Through radio coordination, forward air control team member Captain Charles Westenoff directs an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to a target area for a strike during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The control team is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

Through radio coordination, forward air control team member Captain Ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

Ground crew members perform maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft engine during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The aircraft is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Ground crew members perform maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Airmen load a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during exercise COPE ELITE '81

Airmen load a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb on an F-16 Fighting ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A mission crew is briefed during exercise COPE ELITE '81

A mission crew is briefed during exercise COPE ELITE '81

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcons are from 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Near Hawaii. A right rear view of two F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bob Fehringer Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

A mission crew is briefed during exercise COPE ELITE '81

A mission crew is briefed during exercise COPE ELITE '81

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A left front view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft undergoing maintenance during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left front view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft undergoing maint...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Airmen use a bomb loader to remove one of the Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bombs from a munitions cart during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft (in the background) which will carry the bombs is from 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

Airmen use a bomb loader to remove one of the Mark 82 500-pound laser-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A right side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile and a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bomb during Exercise Cope Elite '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A right side view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TECH SGT Kinney Lee Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An aerial view of various base facilities during exercise COPE ELITE '81

An aerial view of various base facilities during exercise COPE ELITE '...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Forward air control team member First Lieutenant (1LT) Doug Bennett uses a hand radio to talk to an O-2 aircraft during search and rescue training conducted as part of exercise COPE ELITE '81. 1LT Bennett is from the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron

Forward air control team member First Lieutenant (1LT) Doug Bennett us...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The Falcon is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A bottom view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft carrying an AIM-9 Si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Pohakuloa Army Range State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: ... more

Lieutenant General Arnold W. Braswell, escorted by other officers, tours an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft area during exercise COPE ELITE '81

Lieutenant General Arnold W. Braswell, escorted by other officers, tou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

A left rear view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft with another Falcon in the background during exercise COPE ELITE '81. The aircraft, loaded with a Mark 82 500-pound laser-guided bombs, is from the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left rear view of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft with another Falc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE ELITE '81 Base: Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more

Artwork: "OAHV F-16's/Cope Elite" Artist: John Rutherford

Artwork: "OAHV F-16's/Cope Elite" Artist: John Rutherford

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Cope Elite - Kanehoe" Artist: Rick Guidice

Artwork: "Cope Elite - Kanehoe" Artist: Rick Guidice

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

General (GEN) Bennie L. Davis, commander in chief, Strategic Air Command, and Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britian and Northern Ireland review the Strategic Air Command Elite Guard during a brief visit by the Queen

General (GEN) Bennie L. Davis, commander in chief, Strategic Air Comma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Offutt Air Force Base State: Nebraska (NE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Bobby R. Pittard Release Status: Relea... more

Lieutenant General (LGEN) William L. Kirk, 9th Air Force commander, observes an Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELITE) team member treats a simulated casualty during a mass casualty exercise

Lieutenant General (LGEN) William L. Kirk, 9th Air Force commander, ob...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sra Richard T. Micelotta Release S... more

Members of the Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELITE) team march from an HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopter to a disaster site to treat simulated casualties during a mass casualty exercise

Members of the Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sra Richard T. Micelotta Release S... more

Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELITE) team members treat a simulated casualty during a mass casualty exercise

Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELITE) team member...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sra Richard T. Micelotta Release S... more

Senior AIRMAN (SRA) Jeffrey Cahill, Emergency Lifesaving and Initial Treatment Element (ELITE) team member, treats a simulated casualty during a mass casualty exercise

Senior AIRMAN (SRA) Jeffrey Cahill, Emergency Lifesaving and Initial T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Sra Richard T. Micelotta Release S... more

A large crane has completed removing the gang plank from the side of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) as the ship gets underway from pier 11 for the Caribbean en route to the waters off Haiti to take part in the joint Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. The EISENHOWER is transporting the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division and their military hardware including HH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters shown parked on the flight deck along with a Navy RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter

A large crane has completed removing the gang plank from the side of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTE-810) and PIQUA (YTB-793) begin to move the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-79) clear of pier 11 for a morning departure to the waters off Haiti in support of Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. The EISENHOWER is transporting 1,8000 U.S. Army soldiers of the elite 10th Mountain Division, from Fort Drum, N.Y., and their military hardware. Numerous AH-1T Cobra helicopter gunships are parked on the bow of the carrier

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTE-810) and PIQUA (YTB-793) begin to mov...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

Members of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y. and crew members of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) are shown on the starboard stern quarter manning the rail as the ship gets underway for the Caribbean in support of Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy off Haiti. The EISENHOWER'S regular air wing is being left behind and the ship is transporting 1,800 Army troops, their helicopters and other hardware in this joint operation

Members of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTB-810) and PIQUA (YTB-793) move in under the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) in preparation for the ship getting underway for the Caribbean in support of Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. The ship is transpoorting 1,800 U.S. Army troops of the elite 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, N.Y., and their military hardware. On the flight deck can be seen numerous AH-IT Cobra helicopter gunships

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTB-810) and PIQUA (YTB-793) move in unde...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTB-810), PIQUA (YTB-793), OKMULGEE (UTB-765) and DAHLONEGA (YTB-770) assist the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER into the channel as the ship departs for Haiti as part of the joint Operation Support Democracy and is transporting 1,800 U.S. Army troops of the elite 10th Mountain Division, along with their military hardware to the Caribbean. Numerous Army AH-1T Cobra gunships and HH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters are parked on the flight deck

The large harbor tugs ANOKA (YTB-810), PIQUA (YTB-793), OKMULGEE (UTB-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

Members of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y. and crew members of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) man the rails as the ship gets underway for the Caribbean and the waters off Haiti in support of Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. 1,800 troops and their military hardware are being transported by the carrier in this joint operation. Numerous Army HH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters are parked on the flight deck

Members of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

A view of the starboard stern bridge area of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69), with sailors manning the rails as they set sail from Norfolk, Virginia on the morning of 14 September 1994. Also on board is military hardware and 1800 Army troops from the elite 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. They are enroute to the Caribbean in support of Operation Able Vigil

A view of the starboard stern bridge area of the nuclear-powered aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGIL Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Reymundo Ar... more

AH-1T Cobra helicopter gunships of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, N.Y., are parked on the bow of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) just prior to the ship getting underway for the Caribbean in support of Operation Able Vigil and Support Democracy. 1,800 Army troops and their military hardware are being transported to Haiti by the EISENHOWER

AH-1T Cobra helicopter gunships of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

Manning the rails of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) are sailors from the ship and soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y. 1,800 troops and their military hardware are being transported by the EISENHOWER to Haiti in the Caribbean to take part in joint Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. Army HH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters are parked on the flight deck

Manning the rails of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite10th Mountain Division, from Fort Drum, N.Y., and crewmembers of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) man the rails on the 010 level of the island as the ship prepares to get underwater for the Caribbean en route to take part in Operations Able Vigil and Suppport Democracy off Haiti. The EISENHOWER; is transporting 1,800 troops and their military hardware in this job

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite10th Mountain Division, from Fort Dru...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y. assemble on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) as the ship prepares to depart for the Caribbean and Haiti to take part in joint Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. The EISENHOWER is leaving her regular air wing behind and is transporting 1,800 troops and their military hardware including Army helicopters

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort Drum, N.Y. are shown gathered on the flight deck around the island of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) as the ship gets underway for the Caribbean en route to Haiti for Operations Able Vigil and Support Democracy. 1,800 troops are being transported along with their military hardware. Several UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopters are parked on the flight deck

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's elite 10th Mountain Division based at Fort...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGILSUPPORT DEMOCRACY Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... more

A close-up view of a portion the stern area of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) with sailors and soldiers manning the rails as they set sail from Norfolk, Virginia on the morning of 14 September 1994. They and their military hardware, including 1800 Army troops from the elite 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY, are enroute to the Caribbean in support of Operation Able Vigil

A close-up view of a portion the stern area of the nuclear-powered air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ABLE VIGIL Base: Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Reymundo Ar... more

Carol Thomas joins a very elite group of women in the Air National Guard as she receives her Brigadier General stars from the Honorable Bob Miller, Governor of Nevada (Ieft) and Major General Donald Sheppard, Director of the Air National Guard. Brigadier General Thomas is Nevada's first woman general and the first woman to serve as CHIEF of STAFF for Air to the state's adjutant general. She is a registered nurse in civilian life and has served as an Air Force flight nurse

Carol Thomas joins a very elite group of women in the Air National Gua...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Reno State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

US Air Force AIRMAN First Class Essence Carter, Security Police, elite guard, poses with an M16 Rifle with an M203 grenade launcher attached

US Air Force AIRMAN First Class Essence Carter, Security Police, elite...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Taszar Air Base Country: Hungary (HUN) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Rose Reynolds, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Echo Platoon, make a rapid return to the US Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) after a training exercise in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Enterprise is on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Ec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Pha Gary S. Amerine, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Echo Platoon, make their way to the US Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), after practicing an exercise in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Enterprise is on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Ec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Pha Gary S. Amerine, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Echo Platoon, make their way to the US Navy nuclear aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) after a training exercise in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Enterprise is on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf

Members of the US Navy's elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team Eight, Ec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Pha Gary S. Amerine, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

Visiting Polish Major General Kazimierz Dziok, Commander of the Polish Air and Air Defense Forces, is escorted through the USAFE Elite Guard's Honor Cordon by General Mike Ryan during his visit to Ramstein AB, Germany

Visiting Polish Major General Kazimierz Dziok, Commander of the Polish...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ramstein Air Base State: Rheinland-Pfalz Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Molly A. Freng Release Status: Released... more

Hanscom's elite Honor Guard execute "present arms" as Dr. Shiela Widnall, Secretary of the Air Force departs her aircraft for a tour of the base and Electronic Systems Center (ESC)

Hanscom's elite Honor Guard execute "present arms" as Dr. Shiela Widna...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hanscom Air Force Base State: Massachusetts (MA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Loren J. Bonser Release St... more

Raven instructor STAFF SGT. James Warrick demonstrates an arm lock as TECH. SGT. Randy Foster, playing the "intruder" grimaces in pain. STAFF SGT. Jackie Cruse another instructor, provides backup. All men are Phoenix Raven instructors assigned to the Air Mobility Command's Air Mobility Warfare Center at Fort Dix, N.J. and teach a week-long course to elite security troops handpicked by Air Mobility Command.Exact Date Shot Unknown. Published in AIRMAN Magazine November 1997

Raven instructor STAFF SGT. James Warrick demonstrates an arm lock as ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. John Mcdowell Release Status:... more

Raven student STAFF SGT. Patrick Morris jabs a bone-rattling hand check into a practice pad held by fellow trainee SENIOR AIRMAN Aaron Jones. Morris and Jones are attending the Phoenix Raven week-long course held at the Air Mobility Command's Air Mobility Warfare Center at Fort Dix, N.J. The course is designed to train elite security troops handpicked by Air Mobility Command. Exact Date Shot Unknown . Published in AIRMAN Magazine November 1997

Raven student STAFF SGT. Patrick Morris jabs a bone-rattling hand chec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcguire Air Force Base State: New Jersey (NJ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. John Mcdowell Release Status:... more

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: "No Wimps Allowed" Category: Feature Place: Honorable Mention Feature/Second Place Portfolio and the National Press Photographers Association Award. Aching arms and legs don't deter these USAF recruits from spending hours learning swimming techniques. They are training to be a part of one of the most elite specialties in the military - Combat Controller and Pararescue forces. Before completing the course, trainees must meet final requirements, which include a 6-mile run in 42.3 minutes, a 4,000-meter swim with fins in 80 minutes, and 75 push-ups, 80 sit-ups, 13 pull-ups, 14 chin-ups and 85 flutter kicks in two minutes each. And all of...

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: "No Wimps Allowed...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: "No Wimps Allowed" Category: Feature Place: Honorable Mention Feature/Seco... more

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (Right), CHIEF of STAFF, Forces Command, Major General Geoffery Miller (2nd from Right), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF for Personnel and Installation Management, Fort McPherson, Georgia, and a selected Boy Scout watch as members of the Army's elite Golden Knights Parachute Team jump into Centennial Olympic Park for the Atlanta, Georgia, Council Boy Scout Show

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (Right), CHIEF of STAFF, Fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Atlanta State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Susan Norvick, USA Civilian Release Status: Released ... more

Members of the US Army's elite parachute team, the Golden KNights, sign autographs for Chris Abbott (Right), a visitor at the Atlanta, Georgian Council Boy Scout Show at the World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta

Members of the US Army's elite parachute team, the Golden KNights, sig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Atlanta State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Susan Norvick, USA Civilian Release Status: Released ... more

Medium long shot, the Travis Air Force Base, California, Elite Honor Guard perform a double flag folding ceremony during a special retreat ceremony held on 17 September 1999, honoring all POW/MIAs. Brigadier General Steven A. Roser, USAF, Commander 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis AFB, and Major Robert Brubaker (U.S. Air Force Retired) are in left background. Not shown - BG Roser presented MAJ Brubaker with the Purple Heart

Medium long shot, the Travis Air Force Base, California, Elite Honor G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Kristina P. Cilia Release Status: Re... more

US Air Force Brigadier General Steven A. Roser (Left), commander of the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California, receives a handmade wooden box, brought out by the Travis AFB Elite Honor Guard, containing a replica of the Order of the Sword along with an invitation to attend a ceremony in his honor sometime in the Spring of 2000 to receive the Order of the Sword, the highest honor the enlisted ranks can bestowed upon an individual. A unanimous vote must be taken by all Command Chiefs throughout AMC in order for an individual to become inducted into the Order of the Sword. The invitation was given to BGEN Roser during his retirement dinner on October 14,1999

US Air Force Brigadier General Steven A. Roser (Left), commander of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: T.C. Perkins Jr., USAF Civilian Rele... more

US Air Force members of the Travis Air Force Base, California, Elite Honor Guard get ready to present the Order of the Sword to Brigadier General Steven A. Roser at his retirement dinner on October 14,1999. The wooden box was hand made by Gary Abner, a civilian worker in the 60th Logistics self help shop at Travis AFB, Ca

US Air Force members of the Travis Air Force Base, California, Elite H...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: T.C. Perkins Jr., USAF Civilian Rele... more

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze Club on Travis Air Force Base, California, honoring Brigadier General Steven A. Roser. The Travis AFB Elite Honor Guard performed the flag ceremony for BGEN Roser and Mrs. Linda Roser with honor, grace and respect while hundreds of friends and military co-workers watched

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Audrey Quillen, USAF Civilian Releas... more

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze Club on Travis Air Force Base, California, honoring US Air Force Brigadier General Steven A. Roser. The Travis AFB Elite Honor Guard performed the flag ceremony for BGEN Roser and Mrs. Linda Roser with honor, grace and respect while hundreds of friends and military co-workers watched

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: T.C. Perkins Jr., USAF Civilian Rele... more

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze Club on Travis Air Force Base, California, honoring Brigadier General Steven A. Roser, 60th Air Mobility Wing Commander at Travis AFB, Ca. The Travis AFB Elite Honor Guard performed the flag ceremony for BGEN Roser and Mrs. Linda Roser with honor, dignity and respect while hundreds of friends and military co-workers watched. BGEN Roser gets a little sentimental at this moment while his wife proudly smiles

A retirement dinner was given on October 14, 1999, at the Delta Breeze...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: T.C. Perkins Jr., USAF Civilian Rele... more

The troops salute the flag as the Travis Air Force Base, California, Elite Honor Guard leads the processional during the Change of Command ceremony for the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis AFB, Ca, and retirement services for Brigadier General Steven A. Roser

The troops salute the flag as the Travis Air Force Base, California, E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Nan Wylie, USAF Civilian Release Sta... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Michael Twining, an elite gate guard, with the 48th Security Forces Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, points directs a visitor at the main gate

SENIOR AIRMAN Michael Twining, an elite gate guard, with the 48th Secu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Raf Lakenheath State: East Anglia Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: A1C Joanna E. R... more

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite Guard) from Ramstein, Germany, present the colors at the opening of a mass ceremony honoring Memorial Day at the American Cathedral in Paris, France

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paris Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanza Berrios, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite Guard) based at Ramstein, Germany, present the colors at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Suresnes American Military Cemetery in Paris, France

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paris Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanza Berrios, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite Guard) from Ramstein, Germany, present the colors at a Memorial Day ceremony at the LaFayette Escadrille Monument in Paris, France. (Duplicate image, also see DF-SD-02-05151 or 010527-F-0378B-022)

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paris Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanzsa Berrios, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite Guard) of Ramstein, Germany, present the colors at a Memorial Day ceremony at the tomb of France's unknown soldier in Arch of Triumph in Paris, France

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paris Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanza Berrios, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite Guard) from Ramstein, Germany, present the colors at a Memorial Day ceremony at the LaFayette Escadrille Monument in Paris, France. (Duplicate image, see also DF-SD-02-05141 or search 010527-F-0378B-022)

United States Air Forces in Europe, Special Security Squadron (Elite G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Paris Country: France (FRA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Esperanzsa Berrios, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

Participating in EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, 1ST Combat Camera videographer STAFF Sergeant H. Chris Scrivener documents elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue personnel conducting final checks prior to conducting high altitude low opening (HALO) jump from a 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia based HC-130 Hercules transport aircraft. Desert Rescue IX is the premiere search and rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada

Participating in EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, 1ST Combat Camera videogra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... more

1ST Combat Camera videographer STAFF Sergeant H. Chris Scrivener (Hometown: San Antonio, Texas) documents elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue personnel conducting final checks prior to conducting high altitude low opening (HALO) jump from a 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia based HC-130 Hercules transport aircraft during EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX. Desert Rescue IX is the premiere search and rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada

1ST Combat Camera videographer STAFF Sergeant H. Chris Scrivener (Home...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... more

During EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, Elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue personnel relax before conducting static and high altitude low opening (HALO) jumps from a 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia based HC-130 Hercules transport aircraft. Desert Rescue IX is the premiere search and rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada

During EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, Elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue pers...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... more

During EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, Elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue personnel prepare to conduct static and high altitude low opening (HALO) jumps from a 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia based HC-130 Hercules transport aircraft. Desert Rescue IX is the premiere search and rescue (SAR) training exercise involving Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine personnel. It is conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada

During EXERCISE DESERT RESCUE IX, Elite U.S. Air Force Pararescue pers...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... more

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT), Doria Gregg, 111th Medical Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard administers a Hepatitis B vaccination shot to AIRMAN First Class (A1C), Greg Hughes, 55th Security Forces Squadron (SFS), Elite Guard, inside the Immunization Laboratory of the Ehrling Berquist Hospital, at Offutt AFB, NE

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT), Doria Gregg, 111th Medical Squadron, Idaho Air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Offutt Air Force Base State: Nebraska (NE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Jacob Bailey, USAF Release Status:... more

A sentinel from the elite 3rd US Armys "The Old Guard," stationed at Fort Myer, Virginia, guards The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

A sentinel from the elite 3rd US Armys "The Old Guard," stationed at F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Myer, Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada, USAF Release Status:... more

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