A United States Air Force F-15C Eagle from the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard flies over the High Arctic during Exercise Vigilant Shield 16. From Oct. 15-26, 2015, approximately 700 members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the United States Air National Guard are deploying to Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador for Exercise Vigilant Shield 16.
(U.S. Air National Guard photos by Master Sgt. David J. Loeffler, 22 OCT 2015.)
U.S. Army Cpt. Ermes Natale, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Civil Affairs, watches the Japanese competitors climb a rope during an obstacle-filled mud run hosted by the French military in Djibouti, Djibouti, Nov. 6, 2016.
U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy.
Exercise Arctic Chinook, near Kotzebue, Alaska, August 24, 2016. Arctic Chinook is a joint U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Northern Command sponsored exercise which focuses on multinational search and rescue readiness to respond to a mass rescue operation requirement in the Arctic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt, Edward Eagerton/released)
A United States Air Force F-15C Eagle from the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, California prepares to taxi out for takeoff during Vigilant Shield 16 at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Canada.
From Oct. 15-26, 2015 approximately 700 members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the United States Air National Guard are deploying to Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador for Exercise Vigilant Shield 16.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Chris Drudge, 22 OCT 2015.)
The Cessna 195 “Businessliner” was part of a family of light single radial engine powered aircraft manufactured by Cessna between 1947, and 1954. It is powered by a Jacobs R-755-A2, with 300hp. The 195 model was also used by the United States Air Force, Air National Guard, and United States Army as a light transport and utility aircraft under the designation “LC-126.” “The Cessna 190 and 195 are considered "one of the finest classics ever built” by pilots and collectors and are much sought after on the used aircraft market.“ As of 2008, approximately 282 Cessna 195 models remain registered. This one, N55M, is one of them, and in pristine condition.
Samantha Ford thought there was a ticket on her windshield, but when she looked closer, she saw this…
The note says, “I noticed the sticker on the back of your car. Take your hero out to dinner when he comes home. Thank you both for serving. Him deployed and you for waiting. - United States veteran. God bless.”
Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron participating in a mass-casualty training event on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods on JBER, where the rescue team members for reported casualties. During the movement, the team was ambushed by opposition forces, causing them to react to contact, suppress enemy fire, and call for close air support. Afterwards, they located the survivors, treated them at a casualty collection point, and then extracted the survivors from the location, all while fending off continued waves of enemy combatants. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton/released)
An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing climbs above an afternoon sun after a strafing run at Warren Grove Gunnery Range, in Ocean Township, New Jersey on Sept. 10, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley)
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during Operation Morning Coffee, a joint exercise with the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard and the Marine Corps Reserve on Warren Grove Gunnery Range, N.J., June 18, 2015.