The forward-deployed @USNavy aircraft carrier #USSRonaldReagan (CVN 76) is prepared for an underway replenishment as it approaches the fleet replenishment oiler #USNSTippecanoe (T-AO 199) in the Philippine Sea.
A two-month journey.
@USCG cutter Myrtle Hazard receives a warm welcome as it arrives in Apra Harbor, Guam. The Myrtle Hazard sailed over 10,000 nautical miles to be Guam's first Coast Guard fast response cutter.
Arctic Air Defense
Four U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons fly in formation with two Canadian CF-188 Hornets over Labrador, Canada. The aircraft participated in a @NORADCommand arctic air defense operation. #KnowYourMil
As @EsperDoD mentioned in today's live town hall, for those seeking more information on paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave related to COVID, visit these links:
What goes on inside the @USNavy’s Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment? Watch sailors make repairs to keep aircraft in top shape at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italy 🇮🇹#KnowYourMili#CoolJobsbFq
#Innovation at work.
@DARPA researchers tested autonomous air and ground vehicles as part of a program to develop teams of collaborative, autonomous systems to support ground forces in urban environments. #KnowYourMil
Versatile vehicles like the air-cushioned landing craft are the bridge between the @USNavy and @USMC LCACs enable Marines to unload equipment from a ship quickly and support our efficient, amphibious force. #KnowYourMil
Ukrainian and Polish #SpecialOps soldiers conduct fast rappelling training as part of Rapid Trident 2020, a multinational exercise that includes the efforts of 10 allied and partner nations. #KnowYourMil
Over the past two years, Tehran has carried out attacks on international shipping, regional infrastructure, and on U.S. and partner nation forces. This included missile strikes by Iranian-backed proxy militias against U.S. bases and personnel in Iraq.
What are @EsperDoD’s top-10 priorities to implement the National Defense Strategy? Do you know the lines of effort? What has year one looked like? Make sure to check out our NDS spotlight ➡️ go.usa.gov/xGntW
A new computer application called CHIKRisk uses statistical modeling to help predict the risk of an outbreak of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. @doddtra collaborated with @USRAedu to monitor the risk of acquiring the virus anywhere in the world. #KnowYourMil
Training down under.
@MrfDarwin wrap up exercise #Koolendong with #YourADF 🇦🇺 a bilateral combined arms training that tested their ability to conduct a range of crisis-response and contingency operations in the Indo-Pacific#KnowYourMiliCh
Military members: this week I'll be hosting a live town hall with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the SEAC. Have a question on diversity & inclusion, COVID, or another topic? Post it below. We'd like to hear your questions.