Lt. Gen Stephen J. Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, and Col. Paul Nugent, commander of Task Force Al Asad, observe a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System strike that destroyed a building housing Da’esh (an Arabic acronym for ISIL) fighters near Haditha, Iraq, Sept. 7, 2016. Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve is a multinational effort to weaken and destroy Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant operations in the Middle East region and around the world.
Peshmerga soldiers, with Support Force Command 1, observe British soldiers, assigned to the Rifles Regiment, conduct an internal vehicle search during counter improvised explosive device training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught Peshmerga soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A British soldier, with the Rifles Regiment, shows Peshmerga soldiers, assigned to Support Force Command 1, where a simulated improvised explosive device was hidden inside a vehicle during counter-IED training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught Peshmerga soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Peshmerga soldiers, assigned to Security Force Command 1, conduct a vehicle search during counter-IED training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A Peshmerga soldier, assigned to Security Force Command 1, searches a back door of a vehicle during counter-IED training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
British soldiers, assigned to the Rifles Regiment, demonstrate to Peshmerga soldiers, assigned to Support Force Command 1, internal vehicle searches during counter improvised explosive device training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught Peshmerga soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Peshmerga soldiers, with Support Force Command 1, observe British soldiers, assigned to the Rifles Regiment, conduct an internal vehicle search during counter improvised explosive device training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught Peshmerga soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
A Peshmerga soldier, with Support Force Command 1, checks under a vehicle for a possible improvised explosive device during vehicle search training at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. This training taught soldiers the importance of external and internal vehicle search procedures. The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the security capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, looks out from an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter as it circles around a training area during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, lowers a rescue-seat to trainees on the ground during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Capt. Ryan Stanfield, a flight nurse, and Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief, both assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, pull German soldiers into an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
A German soldier rides a rescue seat up to an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have com-mitted themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, helps a German soldier into an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Capt. Ryan Stanfield, a flight nurse assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, pulls a German soldier onto an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, guides a German soldier as he prepares to enter an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, observes coalition soldiers approach a rescue seat during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Capt. Ryan Stanfield, a flight nurse assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, secures a German soldier onto an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jorge Vasquez, a flight medic assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, signals the crew chief of a hovering HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter to begin hoisting a rescue seat containing a German soldier during a medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, secures a rescue seat in preparation to lower it during a coalition medevac training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by ISIL and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat ISIL.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jared Belisle, a crew chief assigned to Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Dragon, observes Sgt. Jorge Vasquez, a flight medic with Company C as he prepares to lower himself on a rescue seat during a coalition medevac and hoist training exercise at Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016. This training was conducted to teach and familiarize German, Dutch, and Finnish soldiers with U.S. Army medevac equipment and procedures. More than 60 Coalition partners have committed themselves to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and have contributed in various capacities to the effort to combat.