U.S., Canadian Troops Conduct Night Operations During Emerald Warrior 2013

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • As seen through a night-vision device, a Canadian special operations forces service member travels aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to conduct a high altitude jump during Emerald Warrior 2013 over Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2013. Emerald Warrior is an annual joint and combined tactical exercise sponsored by U.S. Special Operations Command that leverages lessons learned from operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom to improve training and readiness. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a Canadian special operations forces service member prepares for a high altitude jump from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 over Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a Canadian special operations forces service member checks equipment before a high altitude jump from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 over Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a Canadian special operations forces service member conducts a high altitude high opening jump from a C-17 Globemaster III during Emerald Warrior 2013 over Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft prepares to take off during exercise Emerald Warrior 2013 on Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 29, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Rissmiller
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter, left, is refueled by a U.S. Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon aircraft during Emerald Warrior 2013 over Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 1, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a helicopter departs as U.S. Navy SEALs attack a simulated enemy threat during Emerald Warrior 2013 on Camp Shelby, Miss., April 29, 2013. The SEALs extracted two simulated downed helicopter pilots and returned them to safety.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Griffin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Special Forces storm a house during Emerald Warrior 2013 on John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., May 1, 2013. Soldiers infiltrated a simulated hostile camp, eliminated the enemy threat and collected evidence. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a U.S. Army Special Forces soldier pulls security just before departing a camp during Emerald Warrior 2013 on John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., May 1, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Special Forces float down a river after securing a hostile camp during Emerald Warrior 2013 on John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., May 1, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a U.S. Army Special Forces soldier pulls security as his team secures a house during Emerald Warrior 2013 on John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., May 1, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin