Category Archives: deploy

Marine F-35s deploy on UK’s newest aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth


A September exercise that saw Marine F-35Bs operate off Britain’s newest aircraft carrier might mark a future of increased interoperability and flexibility for the Corps. The Marine squadron, also known as VMFA-211, or the Wake Island Avengers, sent 10 F-35Bs, from its home base on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to the British aircraft […]

Shaw’s ‘Gamblers’ deploy F-16s to Middle East


The 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina — also known as the “Gamblers” — has deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia. The 378th Air Expeditionary Wing at Prince Sultan said in a Facebook post Wednesday morning that the squadron and its contingent of F-16 Vipers had […]

As soldiers deploy amid pandemic, they fight 2 battles


FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Edward Brown has always found a way to deal with his husband’s military deployments in the past, but the most recent one felt different. Instead of an endless parade of family visits and last-minute errands, Brown and Staff Sgt. James Clyde were holed up inside their Fayetteville, North Carolina, apartment […]