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An air-to-air left rear view of an MC-130 Hercules aircraft from the 8th Special Operations Squadron (8th SOS) demonstrating the Fulton Aerial Recovery System

An air-to-air left rear view of an MC-130 Hercules aircraft from the 8...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ken Hammone Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

Colonel (COL) Leonard Butler, 1ST Special Operations Wing commander, gives a welcoming speech at the arrival of a HH-53H Pave Low helicopter recently assigned to the 20th Special Operation Squadron. Originally a CH-53 model, the helicopter was brought up to the HH-53H configuration by the Naval Air Rework Facility, Pensacola, Florida, as a replacement for a 20th Special Operations Squadron HH-53H that was lost in an accident

Colonel (COL) Leonard Butler, 1ST Special Operations Wing commander, g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Charles Taylor Release Status: Released t... More

An air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft of the 8th Special Operations Squadron being refueled in flight. The aircraft is equipped with the Fulton recovery system

An air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft of the 8th Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Tsgt Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

COL Schwartz takes COL Mirus of Special Operations Command, Atlantic and COL Stankovich of the 3rd Special Forces on a tour of the Air Force Special Operations, Atlantic area during the joint service exercise Ocean Venture '92

COL Schwartz takes COL Mirus of Special Operations Command, Atlantic a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '92 Base: Pope Air Force Base State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera ... More

Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) charge out of an AAVP-7A1, the first major U.S./Kuwaiti combined service exercise since the end of Operation Desert Storm

Members of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 92-1DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Tuemler Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

USAF MASTER Sergeant Scott Gearen a Pararescueman assigned to the 1724th Special Tactics Squadron of the Joint Special Operations Command at Pope AFB, North Carolina, prepares for a mission. From AIRMAN Magazine's February 1995 issue article "Surviving the Fall"

USAF MASTER Sergeant Scott Gearen a Pararescueman assigned to the 1724...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pope Air Force Base State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Rose Reynolds Release Status:... More

U.S. Army STAFF SGT. Tom Disburg, 10th Special Forces Group Airborne, instructs Muslim students at Lukavak in the skills of land navigation. As part of Operation Joint Endeavor, the U.S. Army's 10th Special Forces Group, in cooperation with the State Department RONCO and the former warring factions, embarked on a mission of humanitarian de-mining training. The training, including leadership, planning, different techniques in mine detection, mine disposal through detonation and medical triage, was accomplished at four different sites for Bosnia-Herzegovina nationals

U.S. Army STAFF SGT. Tom Disburg, 10th Special Forces Group Airborne, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Justin D. Pyle Release Status: Released to ... More

TECH. SGT. Jeff Haynes (right) and AIRMAN 1ST Class Kathleen Teal-Serrano plot a Bosnian flight with French CAPT. Daniel Arnaud and SGT Therry Saludas at San Vito Air Station. San Vito AS, which was officially closed in October 1994, is used to support troops deployed to Bosnia-Herzegovina and aircrews monitoring a no-fly zone above that volatile country. The 352nd Special Operations Group, RAF Mildenhall, England and the 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. France's Armee de L'Air (air force) and a few U.S. soldiers and sailors comprise most of the joint task force. Exact Date Shot Unknown . Published in AIRMAN Magazine November 1997

TECH. SGT. Jeff Haynes (right) and AIRMAN 1ST Class Kathleen Teal-Serr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Brindisi Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Rose Reynolds Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

Warriors from the 1ST Battalion 5th Marines extract a wounded victim from a Nuclear Warfare situation during a week of training evolution with the Special Operations Training Group (SOTG) force

Warriors from the 1ST Battalion 5th Marines extract a wounded victim f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Sylvia Rios, Usmc Rel... More

Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the start of CENTRASBAT (Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion) 2000 opening ceremonies on September 13th, 2000. CENTRASBAT 2000 is a multi-national peacekeeping and humanitarian relief exercise sponsored by United States Central Command (U.S. CENTCOM) and hosted by former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, Sep. 11-20, 2000. Exercise participants include approximately 300 U. S. troops including personnel from U.S. CENTCOM, from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and 300 Kazakhstan soldiers. Other participating nations include: ...

Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the star...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the start of CENTRASBAT (Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion) 20... More

US Marines, in M113 Armored Personnel Carriers, from Battalion Landing Team 2/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), train with Tunisian service members during exercise Atlas Hinge. Atlas Hinge is a annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. Marines and the Tunisian Air Force, Army and Navy (Tunisian Forces not shown)

US Marines, in M113 Armored Personnel Carriers, from Battalion Landing...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ATLAS HINGE Country: Tunisia (TUN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Rick T. O'Connor, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

A large stockpile of ammunition and weapons used by Al Qaeda and Taliban forces discovered in a cave by US Navy (USN) Special Operations Forces (SOF) during a search and destroy mission in the Zhawar Kili area of Eastern Afghanistan. During their missions USN SOF discover approximately 70 caves while conducting missions in Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A large stockpile of ammunition and weapons used by Al Qaeda and Talib...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Zhawar Kili Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... More

Marines with Alpha Company, Second Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, attached to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) take a break, light up and warm themselves around a fire at the Khandahar International Airport, Khandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. (Substandard image)

Marines with Alpha Company, Second Light Armored Reconnaissance Battal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Khandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: CAPT Charles G. Grow... More

Lance Corporal Lance P. Haselhorst, USMC, a member of Motor Transport section, Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) works with a Mercedes G IFAV (Interim Fast Attack Vehicle) at Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Lance Corporal Lance P. Haselhorst, USMC, a member of Motor Transport ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Cam... More

In an improved fighting hole along the camp perimeter, Lance Corporal William Schwettmann, USMC, (left) and Lance Corporal Matthew Soberl, USMC, (right), sits by his M249 SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) both members of Kilo Battery, Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) perform security at a forward area refueling point at an undisclosed location in the ENDURING FREEDOM area of operations during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. An M16A2 Assault Rifle and M136 Light Anti-Armor Weapon (LAW) are at the ready for the Marines use

In an improved fighting hole along the camp perimeter, Lance Corporal ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CAPT Charles Grow, Usmc Release S... More

Stuck up to the axle a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) gets hooked up to a wench by STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer, Maintenance CHIEF, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)). The vehicle got stuck during EDGED MALLET '02, a training ops in Kenya, Africa

Stuck up to the axle a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) gets hooked u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... More

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (SFG)(Airborne), Maryland Army National Guard (ANG), eat dinner at an MKT-85 field kitchen on a forward staging base during the Tradewinds 2002 Field Training Exercise (FTX), on the island of Antigua

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (SFG)(Airbo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Barbuda Country: Antigua And Barbuda (ATG) Scene Major Command Shown: Southwest Scene Camera Operator: Kaye Richey, CIV Release Status: Rel... More

US Air Force (USAF) Security Police (SP) from the 81st Security Forces Squadron (SFS), armed with 5.56mm M4 carbines and 9mm handguns, conduct emergency services team training, during a Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) course, at Kessler Air Force Base (AFB), Mississippi (MS)

US Air Force (USAF) Security Police (SP) from the 81st Security Forces...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Keesler Air Force Base State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AETC Scene Camera Operator: Un... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine and his spotter both assigned to E/Company, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), man a Mark 19 Mod 3 40mm grenade machine gun mounted atop a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) truck as USMC personnel secure the town of Qalat Sukkar, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine and his spotter both assigned to E/Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Qalat Sukar State: Dhi Qar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Sggt Bryan Reed, USMC Release Sta... More

US Army (USA) Special Forces Soldiers, assigned to the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) survey the inside of the Yarmuk Hospital located in Baghdad, Iraq, for serviceability after the facility was damage by looting during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Special Forces Soldiers, assigned to the 96th Civil Affa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy T. Lock, USAF Release Status: Released to... More

A US Army (USA) Special Agent assigned to the 307th Criminal Investigations Division (CID) digs a hole at the suspected site of a mass grave in Kirkuk, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Army (USA) Special Agent assigned to the 307th Criminal Investiga...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Kirkuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT James A. Williams, USAF Release Status: Released ... More

Port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Cruise Missile Submarine USS OHIO (SSGN 726) berthed inside the dry dock at the Intermediate Maintenance Facility at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington (WA). The OHIO is one of four USN Strategic Missile Subs that have been selected for conversion to the new SSGN class that will improve their capability to support and launch Tomahawk Missiles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Special Forces personnel and equipment

Port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Cruise Missile Submarine USS OHIO (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: 030814-N-0000X-001 Scene Ca... More

A US Air Force (USAF) HC-130E Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Group (SOG), Royal Air Force (RAF) Mildenhall, England (ENG), sits on a hardstand after a night's snowfall

A US Air Force (USAF) HC-130E Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: RAF Mildenhall State: Suffolk Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: A1C Franklin J. Per... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Shawn M. Lockett, a member of the Special Reaction Team (SRT), armed with a M1014 Tactical Shotgun, provides cover while participating in a simulated bank robbery scenario at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California (CA). The annual training event, conducted by the Provost Marshals Office, is designed to train Military Police and Criminal Investigators proper procedures when dealing with a hostage situation

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Shawn M. Lockett, a member of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Christopher Rye, USMC Release Status... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) M1038 Up-Armored Heavy Cargo/Troop Carrier is enveloped by a dust cloud caused by a landing helicopter as they carry out operations in the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tirin Kot District State: Oruzgan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Thomas Crossen (foreground left), Platoon Commander, Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), gives instructions to Squad Leader, Sergeant (SGT) Ryan West, as their platoon prepares to assault a mountain where Taliban snipers are entrenched near the village of Siah Chub Kalay, Afghanistan, during Operation Asbury Park. During eight days of intense fighting more than 80 Taliban fighters were killed while eight Marines were wounded in the most intense clashes during the MEU's deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Thomas Crossen (foregrou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Siah Chub Kalay State: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A. Milks, ... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), armed with 5.56 mm M16A4 rifles and a 83 mm Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW), trudge over the difficult terrain of a mountain range from which Taliban snipers had earlier engaged them near the village of Siah Chub Kalay, Afghanistan, during Operation Asbury Park. During eight days of intense fighting more than 80 Taliban fighters were killed while eight Marines were wounded in the most intense clashes during the MEU's deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Siah Chub Kalay State: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A. Milks, ... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), armed with 5.56 mm M16A4 rifles and a 5.56 mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), search the village of Khabargho, Afghanistan for arms caches and Taliban insurgents during Operation Asbury Park. During eight days of intense fighting more than 80 Taliban fighters were killed while eight Marines were wounded in the most intense clashes during the MEU's deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Khabargho State: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A. Milks, USMC ... More

Led by US Army (USA) First Lieutenant (1LT) Eric Stoutenberg, Platoon Leader, Alpha Section, 2nd Brigade Reconnaissance Troop (BRT), exits a four-level underground bunker following a Search and Seizure Quick Response Force (QRF) mission. They are armed with KAC 5.56 mm Modular Weapon System (MWS) SOPMOD (Special Operation Peculiar Modification) M4s. The QRF responds to immediate action situations directed by the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) commander during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Led by US Army (USA) First Lieutenant (1LT) Eric Stoutenberg, Platoon ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Sniper, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), looks for enemy insurgent snipers in the old city of An Najaf, An Najaf Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Sniper, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Najaf Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Annette Kyriakides, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... More

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Special Operations Group leader LT. Mike Edwards (right) plans a flight path with Florida Army National Guard CHIEF Warrant Officer Jim Gurr, UH-60 Blackhawk pilot, 1ST Battalion - 171st Aviation.  The crew will take the Special Ops Group for an aerial survey of the Pensacola area to determine placement of law enforcement stations to protect against looting from land and water. (U.S. Air Force photo by STAFF Sergeant Shelley Gill) (Released)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Special Operations...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OPERATION IVAN Base: Jacksonville Iap State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Daniel Wrightsman (right) and SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Matt Albertson (left), 2nd Battalion (BN), 1ST Infantry Regiment (2/1ST), 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), use a communication system to coordinate the movements of USA units and Iraqi Police (IP) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams during a joint neighborhood patrol in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Daniel Wrightsman (right) and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT John M. Foster, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen assigned to the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, Special Medical Operation Response Team (SMORT), give emergency care to a casualty during a mass casualty drill held at the Hakozaki Fuel Terminal on Azuma Island, on Nov. 15, 2006. The mass casualty drill featured real-life scenarios, enabling Japanese and American medical staff and rescue teams to receive extensive hands-on training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 2nd Class Chantel M. Clayton) (Released)

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen assigned to the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Azuma Island State: Kanagawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MC2 Chantel M. Clayton, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

SPECIAL GROUP ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY

SPECIAL GROUP ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 4/30/1980 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 500 Location Room: AUD Photographs Relating to Agency Activities... More

AN air-to-air left side view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida

AN air-to-air left side view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released... More

A 16th Special Operations Squadron AC-130 Hercules aircraft is serviced on the flightline

A 16th Special Operations Squadron AC-130 Hercules aircraft is service...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. Talley Release Status: Released to ... More

A member of the 12th Special Forces aims his M-16 rifle from a prone position while securing the perimeter of the Pohang drop zone after an air drop during exercise Team Spirit '86

A member of the 12th Special Forces aims his M-16 rifle from a prone p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EXERCISE TEAM SPIRIT '86 Country: South Korea Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Air to air top front view of Special Operations Wing AC-130 Hercules gunship on a training mission over the Gulf of Mexico. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Air to air top front view of Special Operations Wing AC-130 Hercules g...

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

Members of Detachment 2 (Special Operations), 1722nd Combat Control Squadron prepare for a flight during Exercise COBRA GOLD'87

Members of Detachment 2 (Special Operations), 1722nd Combat Control Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COBRA GOLD Base: Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Marvin D. Lynchard Rele... More

Members of the 1776th Security Police Squadron, Special Air Missions Unit, CHIEF MASTER SGT. Hoyt Gamble, Left; MASTER SGT. Mike Wells; TECH SGT. Mike Herring; STAFF SGT. Grover Hamilton and STAFF SGT. Mark Martini, stand at attention in front of Air Force One

Members of the 1776th Security Police Squadron, Special Air Missions U...

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

A U.S. Army MH-47D Chinook medium lift helicopter of the 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment lifts off from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) during Fleet Exercise 2-94

A U.S. Army MH-47D Chinook medium lift helicopter of the 2nd Battalion...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FLEET EXERCISE 2-94 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Gregg Snaza Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the start of CENTRABAT (Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion) 2000 opening ceremonies on Sepember 13th, 2000. CENTRASBAT 2000 is a multi-national peacekeeping and humanitarian relief exercise sponsored by United States Central Command (U.S. CENTCOM) and hosted by former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, Sep. 11-20, 2000. Exercise participants include approximately 300 U. S. troops including personnel from U.S. CENTCOM, from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and 300 Kazakhstan soldiers. Other participating nations include: ...

Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the star...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Members of the British Army march into the parade grounds for the start of CENTRABAT (Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion) 200... More

Sergeant Gattis, USMC, with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal section, Marine Service Support Group 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) tapes plastic explosives to a Soviet surface-to-air missile (SAM), which lies near an Afghan observation post near Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Sergeant Gattis, USMC, with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal section, M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Cam... More

A view of a damaged MOLLE (MOdular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment) pack used by a Marine with Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) at the Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

A view of a damaged MOLLE (MOdular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Cam... More

Lance Corporal Kristina L. Torres, USMC, (Left), Electrician and Lieutenant Matthew J. Stewart, USMC, Engineer Officer, both from MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), sit with the Head MASTER after having lunch at the his house in Faza, Kenya. The Marines are there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations

Lance Corporal Kristina L. Torres, USMC, (Left), Electrician and Lieut...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... More

US Army (USA) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tony Repasky, 10th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne), presides as part of a multi-national Honor Guard during a Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Georgian Military Training Academy in Tbilisi, Georgia. MSGT Repasky is deployed as part of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Army (USA) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tony Repasky, 10th Special Forces...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tbilisi Country: Georgia (The Country) (GEO) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Justin D. Pyle, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

Special Forces Group (SFG) soldiers of "C" Company, 1ST Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), armed with 5.56mm M4 Carbines and equipped with interceptor body armor, knee pads, use tactical satellite telephones, while conducting a search for suspected Taliban in the city of Naray, in support of ENDURING FREEDOM

Special Forces Group (SFG) soldiers of "C" Company, 1ST Battalion, 504...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Naray Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Preston E. Cheeks, USA Release Status: Re... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Headquarters and Support (H&S) Company, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), poses for a group photograph in front of the H&S Company Headquarters in Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Headquarters and Support (H...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bryan Reed, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to E/Company, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), armed with 5.56mm M16A2 rifles with 40mm M203 grenade launchers attached, help to secure the town of Qalat Sukkar, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to E/Company, Battalion Landin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Qalat Sukar State: Dhi Qar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Sggt Bryan Reed, USMC Release Sta... More

Marines from Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU SOC) jump out of a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) during a raid on the Ba'th Party Headquarters in Qalat Sukar, Iraq. The Marines are armed with 5.56 mm M16A2 rifles and a Saco 7.72 mm M60 general purpose machine gun

Marines from Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 2nd Battalion...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Qalat Sukar State: Dhi Qar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Jeff Sisto, USMC Release Stat... More

A US Air Force (USAF) Special Operation Forces (SOF) AIRMAN examines the 7.62mm minigun aboard a USAF HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned to the 301st Rescue Squadron, at a forward deployed location in southern Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Air Force (USAF) Special Operation Forces (SOF) AIRMAN examines t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shane Cuomo, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

The New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police Department World Trade Center Memorial flag flies above Camp Fenway in Central Iraq where the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU SOC) conducts missions in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police Department World Trade C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Camp Fenway State: Dhi Qar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Jeff Sisto, USMC Release Stat... More

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen assigned to the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) and Pararescueman assigned to the 301st Rescue Squadron (RQS) talk with Iraqi merchants during a security visit to An Nasariyah, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen assigned to the Office of Special Investiga...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: An Nasariyah State: Dhi Qar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shane Cuomo, USAF Release S... More

US Air Force (USAF) Special Agents (SA) George Breed (foreground left) and SA Vance Little (right), Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), speaks with a local police officers while deployed with the 398th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), at the Targrin Ferry Terminal located in Targrin, Sierra Leone, during Joint Task Force (JTF) Liberia

US Air Force (USAF) Special Agents (SA) George Breed (foreground left)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JTF LIBERIA Base: Targrin Country: Sierra Leone (SLE) Scene Camera Operator: Tsgt Justin D. Pyle, USAF Release Status: Relea... More

Nigerian Army Special Forces Soldiers assist US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), with security operations at Roberts International Airport, Liberia, during Joint Task Force (JTF) Liberia

Nigerian Army Special Forces Soldiers assist US Marine Corps (USMC) Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT TASK FORCE LIBERIA Base: Roberts International Airport Country: Liberia (LBR) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Nathan E. Eas... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police (MP) assigned to the Special Reaction Team (SRT), line up in stack formation behind the shield as they enter the Pacific Marine Credit Union, during a simulated bank robbery at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California (CA). The annual training event, conducted by the Provost Marshals Office, is designed to train Military Police and Criminal Investigators proper procedures when dealing with a hostage situation. Pictured left-to-right are: Corporal (CPL) Stephen L. Clogston, CPL Robert Allison and Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Thomas J. Cupo. Weapons include a Colt 9mm submachine gun and a Heclker and Koch 9mm MP5-N...

US Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police (MP) assigned to the Special Re...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police (MP) assigned to the Special Reaction Team (SRT), line up in stack formation behind the s... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) Marines perform daily preventive maintenance on their High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) M1038 Up-Armored Heavy Cargo/Troop Carrier while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan (AFG), during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... More

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) David A. Weiss, surgeon, US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Service Support Group 31 (MSSG-31), 31st MEU SOC (Special Operations Capable), Amphibious Squadron 11 (PHIBRON 11), Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), uses a stethoscope to examine a patient inside the temporary medical clinic set up at a Ban Khok Wat Elementary School, Thailand. The MSSG-31 is working with Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) Marines in a combined Medical/Dental Community Assistance Project (Med/Den CAP) providing medical and dental aid to the local rural population at a temporary clinic established at Ban Khok Wat Elementary School, in Thailand, during Exercise...

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) David A. Weiss, surgeon, US Marine Corps...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Lieutenant (LT) David A. Weiss, surgeon, US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Service Support Gr... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), engage in a fire fight with Taliban snipers on a mountain range near the village of Siah Chub Kalay, Afghanistan, during Operation Asbury Park. During eight days of intense fighting more than 80 Taliban fighters were killed while eight Marines were wounded in the most intense clashes during the MEU's deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Siah Chub Kalay State: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A. Milks, ... More

Two US Army (USA) Soldiers from Bravo (B) Company (CO), 3rd Battalion (BN), 21st Infantry Regiment (INF REGT) (3-21), 1ST Brigade (BDE), 25th Infantry Division (ID) Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), pull guard for a traffic control checkpoint (TCP) in Mosul, Iraq. The 3-21 run the TCP's to look for Anti-Iraqi Forces during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The Soldiers are armed with Special Operation Peculiar Modification (SOPMOD) M4 rifles with M203 40 mm grenade launchers

Two US Army (USA) Soldiers from Bravo (B) Company (CO), 3rd Battalion ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 3-21B Scene Camera Operator: SPC Jory C. Randall, USA Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) George Little, Red Mobile Assault Platoon, Mobile Assault Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 2nd Marine Regiment (MAR REGT), looks through the scope of his KAC 5.56 mm Modular Weapon System (MWS) SOPMOD (Special Operation Peculiar Modification) M4 rifle for possible suspicious activity in the area while a patrol in Kharma, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) George Little, Red Mobile Assaul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Kharma State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Matthew Hutchison, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Carlos Gomez,

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Carlos Gomez,

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Carlos Gomez, attached to Fleet Combat Camera Pacific (FCCP), cleans his M9 service pistol during Summer Quick Shot 2016, May 14, 2016, Azusa, Calif. Quick shot is a bian... More

A child poses with a sniper rifle as Green Berets with

A child poses with a sniper rifle as Green Berets with

A child poses with a sniper rifle as Green Berets with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), watch, March 05, 2020, while at the Mint 400 Meet and Greet Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. (U.S. Army photo by Sta... More

An air to air right side view of a 20th Special Operations Squadron UH-1N Iroquois helicopter participating in exercise J-Catch, a rotary wing and fixed wing tactics development and capability evaluation

An air to air right side view of a 20th Special Operations Squadron UH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Frank J. Garzelnick Jr. Release Status: R... More

AN air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level maneuvers over the Arizona desert. The aircraft is assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla

AN air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft flying low-level ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released... More

Green Beret troops, STAFF SGT. John J. Sanchez and SGT. Rodney Allen, left to right, rappel down an icy mountain during Exercise Brim Frost '81. The Green Beret troops are assigned to Co. C, 2nd Bn., 7th Special Forces

Green Beret troops, STAFF SGT. John J. Sanchez and SGT. Rodney Allen, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '81 Base: Clear Creek State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT... More

Green Beret troops, scurrying from a C-130 Hercules aircraft, practice for a night time runaway assault during Exercise Brim Frost '81. The Green Beret troops are assigned to Co. C, 2nd Bn., 7th Special Forces

Green Beret troops, scurrying from a C-130 Hercules aircraft, practice...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '81 State: Alabama (AL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TECH SGT Bob Wickley Relea... More

A side view of a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter taking off with troops aboard during maneuver training. The helicopter is assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, 1ST Special Operations Wing

A side view of a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter taking off with troops aboa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Ernest H. Sealing Release Status: R... More

An air-to-ground view of an MC-130 Hercules aircraft from the 8th Special Operations Squadron (8th SOS) demonstrating the Fulton Aerial Recovery System

An air-to-ground view of an MC-130 Hercules aircraft from the 8th Spec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ken Hammone Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

A 105 mm Howitzer and a 40 mm cannon protrude from the side of a 16th Special Operation Squadron AC-130H Hercules gunship aircraft

A 105 mm Howitzer and a 40 mm cannon protrude from the side of a 16th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hurlburt Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Susan Foreman Release Status: Released to... More

An air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft of the 8th Special Operations Squadron approaching the refueling boom of a tanker aircraft. The aircraft is equipped with the Fulton recovery system

An air-to-air view of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft of the 8th Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt David Nolan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

An interior view of the cockpit of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft assigned to the 7th Special Operations Squadron. The aircraft is in flight to Moron Air Base, Spain, from Rhein-Main Air Base, West Germany during Exercise FLINTLOCK '87, a joint Special Oper

An interior view of the cockpit of an MC-130E Hercules aircraft assign...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FLINTLOCK '87 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David Nolan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

A silhouetted air-to-air view of an AC-130 Hercules from the 16th Special Operations Squadron

A silhouetted air-to-air view of an AC-130 Hercules from the 16th Spec...

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

MASTER SGT. Mike Wells, 1776th Security Police Squadron, Special Air Missions Unit, stands on the flight time during security operations

MASTER SGT. Mike Wells, 1776th Security Police Squadron, Special Air M...

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

A 55th Special Operations Squadron HH-60A Night Hawk helicopter prepares for aerial refueling during a search and rescue (SAR) mission. Helicopters from the squadron are taking part in SAR efforts initiated for Texas Rep. George T. (Mickey) Leland and members of his delegation after the plane transporting Leland and 15 other people was reported missing en route to a refugee camp near the Sudanese border

A 55th Special Operations Squadron HH-60A Night Hawk helicopter prepar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Ethiopia (ETH) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

COL John T. Carney, Commander, 1720th Special Tactics Group

COL John T. Carney, Commander, 1720th Special Tactics Group

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

Members of the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) participate in physical training on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71) during Operation Deny Flight

Members of the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DENY FLIGHT Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Thomas M. Hensley Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

LT. Seth Lapine (hometown Stamford, CT) briefs Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment aboard the USS PONCE (LPD-15) during its transatlantic voyage. Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) Liberia, a II Marine Expeditionary Force unit from Camp Lejeune, NC, will take over the duties of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit at the US Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia. The SPMAGTF is commanded by COL. T. L. Corwin

LT. Seth Lapine (hometown Stamford, CT) briefs Marines from the 3rd Ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ASSURED RESPONSE Base: USS Ponce (LPD 15) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. A. Olguin Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

A Selectable Lightweight Attack Munition (SLAM), developed for the Special Operations Forces, is displayed during Modern Day Marine Corps Exposition '97. This year marks the seventeenth year of the exposition

A Selectable Lightweight Attack Munition (SLAM), developed for the Spe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Keith A. Stevenson Release ... More

Marines armed with M4 carbines fitted with M203 grenade launchers, await the command to move forward while staying below window level at the Military Operations in Urban Terrain facility (MOUT) during Urban Warrior. Urban Warrior is the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory's series of limited objective experiments examining new urban tactics and experimental technologies. The experiment is being conducted by the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force (Experimental) from Quantico, Va and Charlie Company, 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines from Camp Lejeune

Marines armed with M4 carbines fitted with M203 grenade launchers, awa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URBAN WARRIOR Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... More

A Kazakhstan soldier salutes during the opening ceremonies of Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion (CENTRASBAT) 2000, Almaty, Kazakhstan (KAZ), Wednesday 13 September 2000. CENTRASBAT 2000 is a multi-national peacekeeping and humanitarian relief exercise sponsored by United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) and hosted by the former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, 11-20 September 2000. Exercise participants include approximately 300 US troops including personnel from US CENTCOM, the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 5th Special Forces Group, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, and 300 Kazakhstan soldiers. Other participating nations include: Uzbekistan,...

A Kazakhstan soldier salutes during the opening ceremonies of Central ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Kazakhstan soldier salutes during the opening ceremonies of Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion (CENTRASBAT) 2000, Almaty, K... More

A U.S. Army Ranger (foreground) briefs The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), on an M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System (MAAWS) during a visit to Fort Bragg, N.C., Nov. 21, 2001. The SECDEF is visiting Pope AFB and Fort Bragg to attend briefings and demonstrations on the capabilities of the U.S. Special Forces, consisting of U.S. Army Rangers and Special Forces Soldiers, U.S. Navy Seals and U.S. Air Force Combat Control Teams. (DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel) (Released)

A U.S. Army Ranger (foreground) briefs The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Bragg State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Helene C. Stikkel, CIV Release Status: Rele... More

A view of the Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), bivouac site with frost on the desert tan two-man tents immediately in front of the Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

A view of the Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Un...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26th MEU (SOC) S... More

Marines with Headquarters Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) prepare to leave the Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, on a mission in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Marines with Headquarters Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26th MEU (SOC) S... More

Marine First Lieutenant Lennon with Alpha Company, Second Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) stops to speak with Afghan villagers during a mounted patrol through an Afghan village near the Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Marine First Lieutenant Lennon with Alpha Company, Second Light Armore...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Cam... More

Looking outside the passenger terminal a Marine KC-130 Hercules taxies by the bivouac site inhabited by members of Battalion Landing Team 3/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) at Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan, during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Looking outside the passenger terminal a Marine KC-130 Hercules taxies...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26 MEU Scene Cam... More

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Charles R. Holland (center), Commander in CHIEF, US Special Operations Command (SOC), speaks with US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne) about the importance of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP), inside the new Georgian National Military Command Center, during a meeting held at Tbilisi, Georgia. GTEP conducted by the US Army European Command is designed to enhance the capability of selected Georgian military units to provide security and stability to the citizens of Georgia and the region

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Charles R. Holland (center), Command...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tbilisi Country: Georgia (The Country) (GEO) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Justin D. Pyle, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

Six US Marine Corps (USMC) M198 155mm Towed Howitzers, assigned to Fox/Battery, Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), sit configured in a firing position with their MK-23 Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTRV), 7-ton cargo trucks, during a training exercise conducted in the US Central Commands (USCENTCOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR), to support Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Six US Marine Corps (USMC) M198 155mm Towed Howitzers, assigned to Fox...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SGT Chad R. Kiehl, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) assigned to Tank Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), is loaded onto a Landing Craft Utility Vessel, from inside the well deck aboard the US Navy (USN) WASP CLASS: Amphibious Assault Ship, USS NASSAU (LAH 4), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) assigned t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: USS Nassau (LHA 4) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bryan Reed, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combin... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Jerry Locklear, attached to the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF 3D) Special Operations Training Group (SOTG) from Okinawa, Japan and MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Suchat Tongpai, prepare for a Non-Combatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) Exercise, in support of COBRA GOLD 2003

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Jerry Locklear, attached to the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COBRA GOLD 2003 Base: U Tapao Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Major Command Shown: USMC Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Blair A. ... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Force Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), provide security for civilian contracting officials as they tour the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Force Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines, 22nd Mari...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tirin Kot District State: Oruzgan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special s Capable (SOC), carry their wounded comrades and enemy detainees out of the rugged Afghani mountains after a firefight with Taliban insurgents near the village of Khabargho, Afghanistan during Asbury Park. The ensuing firefight resulted in five Taliban fighters dead, three Marines wounded, and three enemy combatants being captured. During eight days of intense fighting more than 80 Taliban fighters were killed while eight Marines were wounded in the most intense clashes during the MEU's deployment in support of...

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the Battalion Landing Team ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditiona... More

US Army (USA) SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Nick Faneuff, Charlie Troop (C TRP), 4th Battalion (BN), 14th Cavalry (CAV), 2nd Platoon (PLT), Fort Wainwright, Alaska (AK), provides an over watch while USA Soldiers and US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines are searching for weapons caches and insurgents east of the Syrian (SYR) border near the Euphrates River inside Iraq (IRQ) in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. At his side is a KAC 5.56 mm Modular Weapon System (MWS) SOPMOD (Special Operation Peculiar Modification) M4

US Army (USA) SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Nick Faneuff, Charlie Troo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Dennis Howard, 6th Civil Affairs Group (CAG), armed with a KAC 5.56 mm Modular Weapon System (MWS) SOPMOD (Special Operation Peculiar Modification) M4 rifle, takes a knee to interact with some children at the displaced persons compound, during Operation Steel Curtain, part of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Dennis Howard, 6th Civil Affairs...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Husaybah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Michael R. Mcmaugh, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Russian, 160 mm Model F-853U HE bomb, mortar rounds found in Iraq in Jordanian crates. The US Army (USA) Special Forces and US Marine Corps (USMC) 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) personnel found the weapons on the hillsides near Mosul during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Russian, 160 mm Model F-853U HE bomb, mortar rounds found in Iraq in J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jerry Morrison, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

Photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivering a Special Broadcast on the Little Rock Situation

Photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivering a Special Broa...

White House Albums Public domain photograph of US government, White House, Office of President of the United States of America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The 7th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) conducts training for special air operations and related activities. The unit also trains with Army Special Forces and Navy SEALS for unconventional warfare operations. A crewman retrieves an upper lift line through an overhead escape hatch of an MC-130E Hercules Combat Talon aircraft during a Fulton recovery

The 7th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) conducts training for specia...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ Dennis Guyitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Green Beret troops go on a practice search patrol through the woods during Exercise Brim Frost '81. The Green Beret troops are assigned to Co. C, 2nd Bn., 7th Special Forces

Green Beret troops go on a practice search patrol through the woods du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIM FROST '81 Base: Clear Creek State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT... More

Honduran troops upon their arrival at the Regional Military Training Center to begin training in the use of small arms and military tactics, as part of the joint US/Honduras Exercise AHUAS TARA II (BIG PINE). The instructors are from the 1ST Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Honduran troops upon their arrival at the Regional Military Training C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: AHUAS TARA II (BIG PINE) Country: Honduras (HND) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

AMN Glen M. King adjusts AMN Michael O'Hara's helmet as the two men, both members of the 20th Special Operations Squadron, prepare for a mission at Cap Geiger during the multi-service exercise Solid Shield '87

AMN Glen M. King adjusts AMN Michael O'Hara's helmet as the two men, b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOLID SHIELD '87 Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Sc... More

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