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    Default US Army conventional force trains to assist in Special Forces mission



    A U.S. Army sergeant, assisted by fellow soldiers, awaits instruction from Department of Defense civilians while properly aligning the sight of a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station mounted on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. The conventional force infantry soldiers are assigned to Special Operations Task Force - South and will assist in the special operations mission at remote sites throughout Kandahar province.


    A U.S. Army sergeant, assisted by fellow soldiers, properly aligns the sight of a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station mounted on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    Soldiers with a U.S. Army infantry company receive instruction from Department of Defense civilians on how to properly align the sight of a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station mounted on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    A U.S. Army conventional force unit receives instruction from Department of Defense civilians on how to operate the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station mounted on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    Soldiers with a U.S. Army infantry company receive instruction from Department of Defense civilians on how to operate the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station mounted on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    A U.S. Army sergeant looks through a Long Range Thermal Viewer while training for an upcoming mission, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    A U.S. Army sergeant looks through a Long Range Thermal Viewer while training for an upcoming mission, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.


    A U.S. Army sergeant looks through a Long Range Thermal Viewer while training for an upcoming mission, Jan. 17, at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan.

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    Default Bandits Conduct Mortar Live Fire Exercises



    Pfc. Jory Rood and Bandit Soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division fire a 60mm mortar round during a mortar live-fire exercise at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 4. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.


    A Soldier of the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division fires an 81mm mortar at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 4 during a live-fire exercise. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.


    Sgt. Brent Autrey, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division scans the terrain for a mortar impact during a mortar live-fire exercise at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 4. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.


    Pfc. Jory Rood and Soldiers, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division fires an 81mm mortar round during a mortar live-fire exercise at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 4. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.


    A Soldier of 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division prepares his mortar system to destroy a target during mortar live-fire training at Fort Campbell, Ky, Aug. 4. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.


    A Soldier of the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division places a mortar into the 60mm mortar system to destroy a target during live-fire training at Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 4. "Bandit" Soldiers received hands on training on the 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.

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    Armalite light Weapons



    More pictures HERE

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    Not much armor pics here, some can be repost, if so, sorry.


    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and their spouses sit upon M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks during the Company C and D, 1st Bn., 8th Cav. Regt. Gunnery Family Day at a range on Fort Hood, Sept. 18. Photo Credit: Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 2nd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Family members of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, explore an M1A2 Abrams tanks on display for the Stallion Family Day Gunnery, here, Nov. 5. Photo Credit: 2nd Lt. Seth Model, 1BCT UPAR, 1st Cav. Div.

    M1 Abrams tanks, like the ones shown here, were part of the track vehicles issued by the Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia to participate in Foal Eagle '11, a joint live-fire exercise between U.S. and Republic of Korea forces. AFSBn-NEA, a subordinate unit of the Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Ar Photo Credit: Han Kim

    Rolling down the red dirt road, operators of tanks and heavy armored machines proudly show Family and friends sitting in the stands the vehicles they use to complete tasks that require the skill and discipline of a Soldier during a pass and review hosted by 2nd HBCT, May 8. Photo Credit: Pfc. Gregory Gieske, 2nd HBCT, 3rd ID Public Affairs
    Source: http://www.army.mil/

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunman View Post
    Armalite light Weapons



    More pictures HERE
    Nice Steyr HS 50 copy...

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    lol, no wonder the war on terror costs so much. The Army completely switches uniforms and tactical gear every few years.

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    Wowww, now thats some awesome gear!

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    Default Operation Charkh Restoration

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    U.S. Army Spc. Saikan Corbitt from Newark, N.J., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, provides security along a road in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, during Operation Charkh Restoration, April 5.


    U.S. Army 1st. Lt. Eric Hanson from Alexis, Ill., the Platoon Leader for 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, reads a map during Operation Charkh Restoration, Charkh District, Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Albyn Roman, from Lancaster, Pa., and Sgt. Wallace Trahan, from Baton Rouge, La., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, secure a road in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Wallace Trahan from Baton Rouge, La., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, oversees his soldiers security positions during Operation Charkh Restoration, Charkh, Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Cpl. James Wartes from Bremerton, Wash., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, takes a covered position while the rest of the platoon moves to overtake an enemy sniper position in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Joshua Clark from Grayson, Ky., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, peers over a wall as the rest of the platoon moves to overtake an enemy sniper position during Operation Charkh Restoration, Charkh, Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Joshua Clark from Grayson, Ky., and Spc. Saikan Corbitt from Newark, N.J., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, move behind mud walls in order to take over an enemy sniper position during Operation Charkh Restoration, Charkh District, Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Joshua Tubbs from Sebring, Fla., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, pulls security during a patrol in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, during Operation Charkh Restoration, April 5.


    U.S. Army Pfc. Joshua Clark from Grayson, Ky. and Spc. Saikan Corbitt from Newark, N.J., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, provide security during a patrol in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan April 5.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Torres from Los Angeles, Calif., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, provides security during a patrol in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.


    U.S. Army Spc. Sean Lum from Oklahoma City, Okla., with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, provides security during a patrol in the Charkh District of Logar province, Afghanistan, April 5.

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    Default Patrol in Sayed Abad District



    U.S. Army Spc. Jacob Behning from Denton, Texas, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, pulls security while Air Force Staff Sgt. Terral Leaks from Long Branch, N.J., 15th Air Support Operation Squadron, Fort Stewart, Ga., calls for close-air support during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, patrol through a village in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Hill from Springfield, Mo., attached to Combined Joint Task Force-101st Airborne (Air Assault) Infantry Division, points out to "Bertje," his explosive detecting canine, where to sniff during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Hicks with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Robinson from Fort Jones, Calif., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, marks the platoons position with white smoke during patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Flores with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Robinson from Fort Jones, Calif., with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, monitors the radio during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011


    U.S. Army Pfc. Cummings of, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security with his M249 light machine gun during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Nash with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, scans his sector of fire during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 5, 2011.


    U.S. Army Spc. Philip Sharrock with Denham, La., with Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, scans for suspicious activities with his M-110 semi-automatic sniper system during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 6, 2011.


    U.S. Army Sgt. Hatcher with 3rd platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Warrior, provides security during a patrol in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011.

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    Default Operation Strong Eagle IV



    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, points towards incoming fire during a fire fight with the Taliban in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, returns fire with a M-249 squad automatic weapon during combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, relieved after a fire fight with the Taliban opens his mouth up towards the sky to taste the snow as it falls in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, dries his socks off after five days of combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    A UH-60 Black Hawk drops of supplies to U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, after five days of combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire after receiving small-arms fire during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire from behind cover during combat operations in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to return fire during a fire fight in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire after receiving small-arms fire during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers from the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, return fire from a window during a fire fight with the Taliban in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, and Military Police, from behind cover during combat operation in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


    U.S. Army soldiers From the 2/327th No Slack Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, Pull security after a fire fight with the Taliban in the Barawala Kalet valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 29, 2011.


    [LEFT]An AH-64 Apache Longbow helicoptor flies during low visibility to provide air support for troops on the ground during combat operations in the Barawala Kalte Valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan, April 1, 2011. [/LEFT]

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    Default Patrol in Starkats Village



    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, and Afghan National Army soldiers with 1st Platoon, 2nd Company, 6th Battalion, 1st Kandak, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, and Afghan National Army Soldiers with 1st Platoon, 2nd Company, 6th Battalion, 1st kandak, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, set up a mortar system in Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    U.S. Army soldiers with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, prepare to search Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.


    A U.S. Army soldier with 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, provides security in Starkats village, Khowst province, Afghanistan, April 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post

    Are the jackets gortex or some other material from the trousers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbreedon View Post
    Are the jackets gortex or some other material from the trousers?
    It's part of the seven layer system. It's just a soft shell jacket, while it is a different material from the uniform..it's not goretex. There is a goretex jacket in the seven layer system though.

    Also, the multicam soft shell seems to be thinner than the ACU one.

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    Default Task Force Currahee Conducts Air Assault in Paktika Province



    Video of how the Soldiers and Airmen of Task Force Currahee have spent their tour in Afghanistan clearing out Insurgents in Paktika Province. Air Force Staff Sgt. Will Bracy embedded with their fourth Brigade Combat Team, and reports on one of the missions.

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    Default Arghandab Valley - Afghanistan - 2010



    SSgt Aaron Best with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, returns fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    Soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, advance on enemy positions during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    US Army soldiers Sgt Jonathan Garcia (L) and Spc Nathan Horowitz (R) with Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, return fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    Spc Nathan Horowitz with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (R), doghandler Sergeant Justin McGhee (C) with the 67th Engineer Detachment and his dog Archie take up positions during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    SSgt Aaron Best with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, returns fire during a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    In this photo taken Thursday, July 8, 2010, a United States soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, carries his weapon during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City.


    Soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team take part in a joint patrol with the Afghan Army near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.


    A United States soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, pauses after crossing an irrigation canal during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City, Friday, July 9, 2010.


    In this photo taken Thursday, July 8, 2010, United States soldiers from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, pause in the heat during a patrol in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City.


    A Kiowa helicopter flies overhead as soldiers with the US Army's Alpha Company, 2-508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team and Afhgan National Army troops advance to the scene of a gun battle with suspected Taliban militants near the village of Jilga in Arghandab District north of Kandahar July 8, 2010.

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