Author: Douglas Aguillard

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DAWN BLITZ 2015

Dawn Blitz is a multi-national exercise that takes place every other year, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and in the waters of the Pacific Ocean offshore from the base. This year’s exercise took...

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100 Years Of Naval Reserve

The U.S, Navy Reserve turned 100 years old on March 3, 2015. Today, at Naval Air Station North Island, a ceremony was held with various speakers and honorees, including the Chief of Navy Reserve,...

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Saying Goodbye….

Men become attached, even grow to love certain non-human things, like a Cowboy to his horse, it was the same with the U.S. Marines and their Boeing Vertol CH-46 (Sea Knight) helicopters . First...

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WTI 15-1

As the sun rises over the Sonoran desert to the east, the U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, are already at work, getting their aircraft ready for another day of the...

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Air Force Reserve Tankers

When most people read about Military units, the lime light is usually thrown upon the warrior types. In the United States Air Force, the stories normally fall on the fighter pilots and bomber crews,...

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Back Home…..

Detachments 1 and 2 from the “Blue Hawks” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78, following two simultaneous deployments to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans came home today, August 20, 2014. They were...