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June 27, 2014

U.S. Army, Air Force team up for joint force exercise

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo

Senior Airman Spencer Smith, from the 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, conducts pre-flight inspections on a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft before departing Creech Air Force Base, Nev., June 22. Smith and other Airmen visited Creech AFB as part of Joint Forcible Entry, an exercise designed to enhance service cohesiveness between the U.S. Army and Air Force. Both services work together to properly execute large scale heavy equipment and troop movement.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Stephani Schafer

Seven C-130J Super Hercules aircraft taxi after landing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., as part of Joint Forcible Entry exercise June 21. The aircraft were used to help Airmen and Soldiers from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and visiting units enhance service cohesiveness while allowing the opportunity to properly execute large scale heavy equipment and troop movement.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

C-130J Super Hercules aircraft prepare to land at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., during Joint Forcible Entry June 21. The joint airdrop exercise is designed to enhance service cohesiveness between the U.S. Army and Air Force. It gives both services an opportunity to properly execute large scale heavy equipment and troop movement.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Stephani Schafer

A C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Creech AFB, Nev., June 22. Twelve C-130H and C-130J model aircraft participated in Joint Forcible Entry, an exercise designed to enhance service cohesiveness between the U.S. Army and Air Force. Both services work together to properly execute large scale heavy equipment and troop movement.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster lands during a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry exercise June 21 at the Nevada Test and Training Range. The JFE is the USAFWS culminating Advanced integration phase sortie for the C-17 and C-130 weapons instructor courses.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Jumpers from the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., parachute out of a C-17 Globemaster during a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry exercise June 21 over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The 82nd Airborne Division participated in the exercise for a joint integration with the U.S. Air Force to set the entry conditions for the forcible entry.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Stephani Schafer

Tech. Sgt. Segric Hayes, right, from the 818th Global Mobility Squadron, McGuire Air Force Base, N.J., marshals a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft as it prepares to take off from Creech AFB, Nev., June 22. Hayes and other 818th CRG Airmen, along with C-130H and C-130J model aircraft from various units, participated in Joint Forcible Entry, an exercise that helps Army and Air Force improve services cohesiveness and work together to properly execute large scale heavy equipment and troop movement.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II flies during a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry exercise June 21 over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The JFE tests aircrews on executing a sortie in a dynamic threat environment within the ground commander’s required time frame.




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