Airmen Conduct Training During Emerald Warrior 2013

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An Air Force aerial gunner on an AC-130H Spectre Gunship loads 105mm ammunition onboard their aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hulburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2013. Emerald Warrior is an annual two-week joint/combined tactical exercise sponsored by U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin
  • An Air Force joint terminal attack controller reviews coordinate points before calling in air support during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Air Force joint terminal attack controllers fire signals at specific attack points before calling in close air support during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • An Air Force independent duty medical technician assigned to a special operations support squadron, bandages simulated wounds during a casualty evacuation scenario during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Rissmiller
  • An Air Force AC-130W Scorpion II aerial gunner reloads 30mm ammunition during a flight in support of Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 24, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Jordan reviews a pre-launch inspection checklist prior to loading motorcycles and an M142 light multiple rocket launcher system aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Jordan, a crew chief, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Jordan stabilizes an Army M142 light multiple rocket launcher system aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Jordan, a crew chief, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Air Force Senior Airman Sydney Lyda stabilizes motorcycles during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Lyda, a loadmaster, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Robert Clark ensures motorcycles are  released properly from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during exercise Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Clark, a loadmaster, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • A Marine Corps UH-1N Huey crew chief assigned to the 773rd Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron prepares to provide close air support with the M240B machine gun during a flight in support of Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch
  • As seen through a night-vision device, Air Force 1st Lt. Kelly Mackey reviews documents while flying in a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Mackey, a pilot, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Air Force Capt. David Tomlinson reviews documents while flying in a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 25, 2013. Tomlinson, a pilot, is assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.
  • Special operations soldiers parachute out of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to conduct a training mission over water during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 26, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee
  • A Marine Corps AH-1 Cobra helicopter provides close air support during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 26, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a helicopter lifts off as Navy SEALs attack a simulated enemy threat during Operation Urban Corkscrew, part of Emerald Warrior 2013, on Camp Shelby, Miss., April 29, 2013. The SEALs extracted two simulated downed helicopter pilots and returned them to safety during the operation. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Griffin