U.S. Airmen Train in Germany

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Air Force airman prepares to throw a practice grenade during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 14, 2014. The airman, a tactical air controller, is assigned to the 124th Fighter Wing. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Yu Yuan, left, prepares to receive an M67 high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade from U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ryan Muller during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 14, 2014. Yuan, a material management technician, and Muller, a tactical air control party specialist, are assigned to the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • A U.S. Air Force airman throws a practice grenade during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 14, 2014. The airman, a tactical air controller, is assigned to the 124th Fighter Wing. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • U.S. Air Force airmen fire an M240 machine gun during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 15, 2014. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • U.S. Air Force airmen prepare to fire an M240 machine gun during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 15, 2014. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. John Sacchetti, back, points out a pop-up target as U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Todd Mingin aligns the sights on his M4 weapon during small-arms training at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 15, 2014. Sacchetti, a security forces squadron superintendent, is assigned to the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing, 177th Security Forces Squadron, and Mingin, a transmission systems craftsman, is assigned to the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • U.S. Air Force Col. Bradford Everman races to a simulated fallen airman to provide tactical combat casualty care under fire during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 16, 2014. Everman is commander of the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing Operations Group. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • U.S. airmen practice small village tactics during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 16, 2014. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • U.S. Air Force Col. Bradford Everman, right, provides cover as U.S. Air Force Major William Blake, left, drags U.S. Air Force Lt. Col Albert Danza, center, a simulated casualty, to a safe location to provide tactical combat casualty care under fire during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 16, 2014. Everman is commander of the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing Operations Group, Blake is an air liaison officer assigned to the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, and Danza is commander of the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tolotti, foreground, teaches airmen how to safely pass by windows using small village tactics during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 16, 2014. Tolotti, a training officer, is assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • A U.S. Air Force joint terminal attack controller secures 5.56mm M1042 marking rounds from a downed shooter during  Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, July 16, 2014. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley
  • U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jaime DeCosta, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alison Jones prepare to exit a tunnel complex to provide tactical combat casualty care during Operation Kriegshammer at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 16, 2014. DeCosta, an information manager, is assigned to the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing Operations Group, and Jones, a personnel specialist, is assigned to the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron. New Jersey National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley