March 20, 2014

US and South Korea Navy Ships Conclude Participation in Exercise Foal Eagle 2014

Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54)

YONGSAN GARRISON, SEOUL, South Korea – The Republic of Korea-United States Combined Forces Command announced that the annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises will take place.
Key Resolve, scheduled for Feb. 24 – Mar. 6, 2014, is an annual command post exercise that ensures the ROK-U.S. Alliance is prepared to defend the ROK, while training Alliance forces to respond to any potential event on the peninsula.

“Key Resolve is a vital exercise to strengthen readiness of the Republic of Korea and U.S. Alliance. I look forward to training with all of our ROK, U.S. and Sending State participants,” said Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, Combined Forces Command commander. “The scenarios are realistic, enabling us to train on our essential tasks and respond to any crisis which may arise.”Approximately 5,200 U.S. Forces will participate in KR 14, about 1,100 of which will come from off peninsula. Forces from major ROK units representing all services will also participate in KR14.

The annual Foal Eagle exercise will take place Feb. 24 – Apr. 18, 2014. Foal Eagle is a series of joint and combined field training exercises conducted by CFC and USFK components spanning ground, air, naval, expeditionary, and special operations. As in past years, CFC will release a list of Foal Eagle events open to media coverage near the start of the exercise.Approximately 7,500 U.S. forces will participate in FE14, about 5,100 of which will come from off peninsula. Forces from major ROK units representing all services will also participate in FE14.

The United Nations Command has informed the Korean People’s Army in North Korea through their Panmunjom mission about both Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercise dates and the non-provocative nature of this training.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Chinese PLAAF stealth J-31 internal weapons bay

Graduation Ceremonies of Iranian Military, Naval and Air Academies

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presiding over joint graduation ceremonies for the cadets and midshipmen of Iranian Military, Naval, and Air Force academies; Tehran, 17 November 2014

Photos - Mehr

ISIS casualties videos

Airstrike against ISIS Bunker in Iraq

Kurdish HPG fighters ambush ISIS soldier on Mount Sinjar 

Pilot of brand new Chengdu J-10B which crashed shortly after take-off yesterday

Photos - Chinese Weibo

Vietnam Army and Air Force joint exercises

Vietnamese Su -30MK2V make a rare appearance during the joint Army and Air Force co-ordination exercise.

Air Force Thunderbirds Show Off At Nellis

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the 2014 Nellis Air Force Base Open House on November 8, 2014. The Thunderbirds fly in F-16C Fighting Falcons and are assigned to the 57th Wing at Nellis AFB in Nevada.

Islamic State commits new war crimes

Islamic State has claimed the beheading of 26-year-old American aid worker Peter Kassig

Probable Location where this took place 


Go locating British Pakistani origin Jihadi John from video images.

@ Raqqa_SI

Village of Tell Dabiq on GM

Jihadi John leads mass beheading of Syrian Soldiers in new new war crimes

Video released in response to recent reports of Jihadi John being injured in an airstrike.

ISIS fighter from France -- Abu Abdalrhman al Farance