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1. CBRN Training

CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES, 01.19.2022
Photo by Cpl. Nicolas Atehortua, I MEF Information Group  

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Carlos Bonilla, a satellite communications operator with 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group poses for a photo during chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan.19, 2022. Marines train with CBRND equipment to increase their readiness and confidence in accomplishing a mission in a contaminated environment.

2. Alaska Air National Guard’s newest state command chief heads into 2022 with vision and purpose

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, 01.19.2022
Alaska National Guard Public Affairs  

Chief Master Sgt. Kim Groat (second from the left), the state command chief for the Alaska Air National Guard, poses for a photo with the other state command chiefs of the Pacific region.

3. 1-81 Abrams main battle tank live fire

FORT BENNING, AL, 01.20.2022
Photo by Patrick Albright, Fort Benning Public Affairs Office  

FORT BENNING, Ga. – Trainees from the 1st Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment, 194th Armored Brigade conduct tank live-fire training January 20, 2022, at Hastings Range.

4. 2CR Gunnery

GRAFENWOEHR, GERMANY01.18.2022
Photo by Spc. Nathaniel Gayle, 7th Army Training Command  

A U.S. Soldier, assigned to the Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, reloads an M2 machine gun on a Stryker vehicle during the squadron’s live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Jan. 19, 2022.

5. U.S. Navy interdicts stateless vessel previously caught smuggling weapons

GULF OF OMAN, 01.18.2022
Courtesy Photo U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet    

U.S. service members conduct a boarding on a stateless fishing vessel transiting international waters the Gulf of Oman, Jan. 18.

6. 59th MDW: Preparing for MHS Genesis

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO LACKLAND, TX, 01.19.2022
Photo by Airman 1st Class Melody Bordeaux, 59th Medical Wing Public Affairs  

A U.S. Air Force retiree and patient poses for a photo beside an MHS Genesis flyer at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Jan. 19, 2022. Beginning Jan. 22, 2022, the San Antonio Military Health System will transition to a new electronic health record, MHS Genesis, giving patients the ability to request prescription renewals, view lab and test results, access information related to health concerns and medications, and more.

7. Soldiers receive care packages during Poland deployment

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, POLAND, 01.19.2022
Photo by Sgt. Tara Fajardo Arteaga , 113th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment  

Soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division pose for a photo before opening care packages sent by Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, January 19, 2022. Each company within the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division sent 2 representatives to open the packages and bring them back to the unit to be enjoyed among the Soldiers.

8. Cake cutting

SIGONELLA, ITALY, 01.20.2022
Photo by Seaman Apprentice Triniti Lersch, Naval Air Station Sigonella  

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (Jan. 20, 2022) – Cmdr. Ronald Cappelini, Naval Air Station Sigonella executive officer, and Command Master Chief Anna Wood along with Ristorante Bella Etna Galley Staff pose for a photo in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on NAS Sigonella, Jan. 20, 2022. NAS Sigonella’s strategic location enables the U.S., allied, and partner nation forces to deploy and respond as required, ensuring security and stability in Europe, Africa, and Central Command.

9. Marines, sailors: Gunshoot aboard the Gunston Hall

NORFOLK, ARCTIC OCEAN, 01.20.2022
Photo by Seaman Keith Nowak, USS Gunston Hall (LSD44)  

Arlington is underway conducting an Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit exercise (ARGMEUEX) with the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit.

10. 615th ASB prepares for Field Training Exercise

ILLESHEIM, GERMANY, 01.24.2022
Photo by Sgt. Jason Greaves, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs  

Troopers from Bravo Company, 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, fuel vehicles at Illeshiem Air Base, Germany, Jan. 24. 2022, for an upcoming Field Training Exercise (FTX).

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