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Marine Sgt. Joshua Watersjackson teaches a Raven, unmanned

Marine Sgt. Joshua Watersjackson teaches a Raven, unmanned

Marine Sgt. Joshua Watersjackson teaches a Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle familiarization class to members of the Romanian army on base. Watersjackson is assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 11 and serves as ... More

Capt. Charles A. Nassar, of Sterling Heights, Mich.,

Capt. Charles A. Nassar, of Sterling Heights, Mich.,

Capt. Charles A. Nassar, of Sterling Heights, Mich., officer-in-charge of the combat engineer detachment, and Lt. Col. Nelson S. Cardella, commanding officer of Black Sea Rotational Force 11, join Romanian Navy... More

After setting off a smoke grenade for a riot simulation,

After setting off a smoke grenade for a riot simulation,

After setting off a smoke grenade for a riot simulation, Cpl. Bryant A. Much, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, and a native of Reno, Nev., explains the importance of maintaining the integrity of the “sh... More

Displaying aerial finesse for a crowd of spectators,

Displaying aerial finesse for a crowd of spectators,

Displaying aerial finesse for a crowd of spectators, Ranger 29 and Ranger 28, two KC-130T Hercules aircrafts flown by the Air Combat Element of Black Sea Rotational Force 11, perform a “section overhead break,”... More

A Serbian convoy is tested on their reaction to an

A Serbian convoy is tested on their reaction to an

A Serbian convoy is tested on their reaction to an Improvised-Explosive Device as their lead vehicle is hit by a simulated road-side bomb during convoy operations around the remote roads of the training area. B... More

When an Azerbaijani soldier’s weapon jams during a

When an Azerbaijani soldier’s weapon jams during a

When an Azerbaijani soldier’s weapon jams during a familiarization course with a U.S.-issued service rifle, Lance Cpl. Nathan E. Gibson, infantryman and native of Chickamauga, Ga., Black Sea Rotational Force 11... More

After jumping out of a U.S. Medium Tactical Vehicle

After jumping out of a U.S. Medium Tactical Vehicle

After jumping out of a U.S. Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, Romanian Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 11 rush to provide perimeter security for a capabilities exercise in a urban training facility a... More

During a final exercise in peacekeeping operations,

During a final exercise in peacekeeping operations,

During a final exercise in peacekeeping operations, U.S. Marines of Black Sea Rotational Force 11, dressed in padded, police-training suits, crash into the shields of Romanian Marines trying to keep order in a ... More

A Serbian soldier peers out of the window of an urban-combat

A Serbian soldier peers out of the window of an urban-combat

A Serbian soldier peers out of the window of an urban-combat facility while providing security for the combined-forces convoy of Serbian and Bulgarian troops during a cordon, search and seizure training exercis... More

U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 11 got

U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 11 got

U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 11 got the opportunity to shoot Bulgarian Rocket Propelled Grenade-7 launchers, the most widely-used anti-tank weapon in the world, under the supervision of Bulgari... More

Before familiarizing himself with a mounted .50 caliber

Before familiarizing himself with a mounted .50 caliber

Before familiarizing himself with a mounted .50 caliber machine gun, a Serbian soldier performs a function check under the close supervision of Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Bauer, native of Elk Grove, Calif., on the le... More

Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Provence, Raven operator, observes

Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Provence, Raven operator, observes

Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Provence, Raven operator, observes a Romanian soldier during a Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle, familiarization flight at Buzau, Romania. Black Sea Rotational Force 11 personnel provided ... More

After clearing a building in the urban-combat facility,

After clearing a building in the urban-combat facility,

After clearing a building in the urban-combat facility, a Serbian infantryman links up with the Bulgarian rifleman providing perimeter security for his fire team during a combined-forces cordon, search and seiz... More

Lance Cpl. Bret Harden and Lance Cpl. Chad M. Nicks,

Lance Cpl. Bret Harden and Lance Cpl. Chad M. Nicks,

Lance Cpl. Bret Harden and Lance Cpl. Chad M. Nicks, natives of McComb, Ohio, and Milan, Mich., and combat engineers with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, install support for the frame that will hold all of the c... More

Commanding General of Marine Corps Forces Command speaks to Black Sea Rotational Force 11

Commanding General of Marine Corps Forces Command speaks to Black Sea ...

Lt. Gen. Dennis J. Hejlik, the commanding general of Marine Corps Forces Command, speaks to Marines and sailors of the Black Sea Rotational Force 11 about the importance of their upcoming deployment to the Blac... More

The national colors of Romania and the United States

The national colors of Romania and the United States

The national colors of Romania and the United States of America are presented as the Romanian navy band plays their national anthems at an opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational Force 11 April 27. About 200 ... More

U.S. and Romanian marines, Black Sea Rotational Force

U.S. and Romanian marines, Black Sea Rotational Force

U.S. and Romanian marines, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, perform a close quarters combat exercise during a “raid” on a mock village for a capabilities exercise of a two-week, combined forces counterinsurgency ... More

Finishing his last repetitions with the help of Lance

Finishing his last repetitions with the help of Lance

Finishing his last repetitions with the help of Lance Cpl. Humberto Rodriguez, Tyler, Texas, native and motor transport operator, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, a Romanian child does pull-ups at the U.S. Marine... More

Standing in front of the platoon in a combined,

Standing in front of the platoon in a combined,

Standing in front of the platoon in a combined, multinational formation of U.S. Marines and Romanian Marines, soldiers, and sailors, Capt. Charles Nassar, officer-in-charge of the combat engineering detachment,... More

In front of the combined Romanian and U.S. Marines

In front of the combined Romanian and U.S. Marines

In front of the combined Romanian and U.S. Marines troop formation, Maj. Todd M. Schunk, logistics officer, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, stands at parade rest during the opening ceremony for the five-month o... More

Army Sgt. Marshall Day, infantryman/Raven operator,

Army Sgt. Marshall Day, infantryman/Raven operator,

Army Sgt. Marshall Day, infantryman/Raven operator, observes Romanian soldiers assemble the Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle after a flight. Day is supporting Black Sea Rotational Force 11 along with Staff Sgt. S... More

In front of a three-nation formation, at an opening

In front of a three-nation formation, at an opening

In front of a three-nation formation, at an opening ceremony for a combined-forces exercise with Serbia and Bulgaria, Cpl. Michael J. Harding, Placerville, Calif., native and a rifleman with Black Sea Rotationa... More

Lt. Col. Nelson S. Cardella, commanding officer, Black

Lt. Col. Nelson S. Cardella, commanding officer, Black

Lt. Col. Nelson S. Cardella, commanding officer, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, addresses the class of Bulgarian non-commissioned officer instructors and U.S. Marine non-commissioned officers on the completion ... More

Pamela G. Hutchings, field program director of U.S.

Pamela G. Hutchings, field program director of U.S.

Pamela G. Hutchings, field program director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Vienna, Austria, leads Petty Officer 2nd Class Anastatia M. Dobbs, a hospital corpsman, as she pledges the Oath... More

Form the Troops!

Form the Troops!

In front of a color detail with the national colors of America and the Republic of Georgia and the unit colors of the U.S. Marine Corps and Georgian military, Maj. Eric J. Andersen, executive officer Black Sea ... More

U.S. Marines and Romanian soldiers rush the parade

U.S. Marines and Romanian soldiers rush the parade

U.S. Marines and Romanian soldiers rush the parade field to demonstrate a counterinsurgency interoperability showcase for the closing ceremony of Black Sea Rotational Force 11’s deployment, Sept. 12. Marines of... More

Cpl. Kyle A. Dugas, Cpl. John F. Fitzpatrick and Lance

Cpl. Kyle A. Dugas, Cpl. John F. Fitzpatrick and Lance

Cpl. Kyle A. Dugas, Cpl. John F. Fitzpatrick and Lance Cpl. Josh Dufrane, natives of Plainfield, Conn., Medford, Mass., and Chicopee, Mass., all combat engineers with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, cut last-min... More

For a “warriors dinner” after the completion of a

For a “warriors dinner” after the completion of a

For a “warriors dinner” after the completion of a counterinsurgency training course, a Romanian Marine prepares the fish he will use for a local dish, ciorba de peste, a sour fish soup from the Danube Delta. As... More

An Azerbaijani soldier shoots an M-16 service rifle

An Azerbaijani soldier shoots an M-16 service rifle

An Azerbaijani soldier shoots an M-16 service rifle while training with Marines in close-quarters, combat marksmanship techniques. Marines from Black Sea Rotational Force 11 trained with Azerbaijan’s Operationa... More

A Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle soars over a Romanian

A Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle soars over a Romanian

A Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle soars over a Romanian army base in Buzau, Romania, where Marines and soldiers assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 11 and are providing Raven, UAV familiarization classes for ... More

At a combat marksmanship range with U.S. Marines of

At a combat marksmanship range with U.S. Marines of

At a combat marksmanship range with U.S. Marines of Black Sea Rotational Force 11, a Bulgarian machine gunner from the Bulgarian 38th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Light Infantry Brigade, engages targets at distance ... More

During a simulated casualty drill, Petty Officer 2nd

During a simulated casualty drill, Petty Officer 2nd

During a simulated casualty drill, Petty Officer 2nd Class Bridget J. Shanahan, a Los Angeles, Calif., native, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony M. Tiner, Pittsburgh, Pa., native, both hospital corpsman, 4th ... More

With a Romanian marine providing security, Cpl. Tiger

With a Romanian marine providing security, Cpl. Tiger

With a Romanian marine providing security, Cpl. Tiger U. Thai, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, leads a “High-Value Target” across an urban training facility during a capabilities exercise for U.S. and ... More

On his way to the firing line, an Azerbaijani soldier

On his way to the firing line, an Azerbaijani soldier

On his way to the firing line, an Azerbaijani soldier receives enough ammunition for a combat marksmanship range to engage targets in close-quarter battle situations to include: shooting while pivoting, shootin... More

After the freshly-poured concrete is spread, Sgt. Matthew

After the freshly-poured concrete is spread, Sgt. Matthew

After the freshly-poured concrete is spread, Sgt. Matthew A. Houle, Wakefield, Mass., native and chief for the combat engineers, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, uses a “bull float” to put a smooth finish on what... More

At a joint and combined services air show, Cpl. Blake

At a joint and combined services air show, Cpl. Blake

At a joint and combined services air show, Cpl. Blake Childree, data network specialist from Skipperville, Ala., Black Sea Rotational Force 11, surrounded by Romanian locals around a humvee for a U.S. Marines s... More

From the view of the Black Sea Rotational Force 11

From the view of the Black Sea Rotational Force 11

From the view of the Black Sea Rotational Force 11 Marines’ static display on the air-base, a formation of the Romanian aerial demonstration squadron soars past the crowd of locals, tourists and U.S. military p... More

Aiming in on targets at a distance of 200-300 meters,

Aiming in on targets at a distance of 200-300 meters,

Aiming in on targets at a distance of 200-300 meters, a Serbian infantryman fires a rocket-propelled grenade from a RPG-7 launcher during a combined forces live-fire range with U.S. Marines and Bulgarian soldie... More

At the graduation and completion of the Bulgarian

At the graduation and completion of the Bulgarian

At the graduation and completion of the Bulgarian non-commissioned officer development course, a Bulgarian non-commissioned officer instructor shakes hands with the Marines from Black Sea Rotational Force 11 th... More

Lance Cpl. Adrian Delafuente, a rifleman with Black

Lance Cpl. Adrian Delafuente, a rifleman with Black

Lance Cpl. Adrian Delafuente, a rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, poses for a picture with two Romanian marines during a “warriors dinner” to celebrate the end of a successful cycle in counterinsurge... More

Romanian Fr. Dumitru Bostan blesses the U.S. and Romanian

Romanian Fr. Dumitru Bostan blesses the U.S. and Romanian

Romanian Fr. Dumitru Bostan blesses the U.S. and Romanian troops during the invocation to start the opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational Force 11. About 200 Romanian and U.S. Marines, along with Romanian a... More

Black Sea Rotational Force 11 Marines, role-playing

Black Sea Rotational Force 11 Marines, role-playing

Black Sea Rotational Force 11 Marines, role-playing as “rioters” for a capabilities exercise, do their best to stir up aggression in Romanian Marines by throwing water bottles, fruit and taunts at the peacekeep... More

After an aerial performance with the KC-130T Hercules

After an aerial performance with the KC-130T Hercules

After an aerial performance with the KC-130T Hercules aircraft, Ranger 29, flown by the Air Combat Element of Black Sea Rotational Force 11, lands behind the line of F-16 fighter jets that belong to the U.S. Ai... More

Being pinned down by Romanian Marines, a U.S. Marine

Being pinned down by Romanian Marines, a U.S. Marine

Being pinned down by Romanian Marines, a U.S. Marine role player, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, is detained after causing a mock riot during a peacekeeping operation during a capabilities exercise in an urban ... More

While training Romanian soldiers in non-lethal weapons

While training Romanian soldiers in non-lethal weapons

While training Romanian soldiers in non-lethal weapons and riot control procedures, Lance Cpl. Nathan E. Gibson, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, Chicamuga, Ga., native, launches himself into the shield... More

At the beginning of Black Sea Rotational Force 11’s

At the beginning of Black Sea Rotational Force 11’s

At the beginning of Black Sea Rotational Force 11’s closing ceremony, Brig. Gen. Charles Chiarotti, deputy commander of Marine Forces Europe and Africa, along with Romanian Vice Adm. Aurel Popa, chief of Navy s... More

While introducing Romanian soldiers to the Marine Corps

While introducing Romanian soldiers to the Marine Corps

While introducing Romanian soldiers to the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, Lance Cpl. Alexander B. Graham, Moulton, Ala., native, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, demonstrates a control hold for two ... More

A Romanian soldier executes proper technique for launching

A Romanian soldier executes proper technique for launching

A Romanian soldier executes proper technique for launching the Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle. Black Sea Rotational Force 11 personnel held a familiarization course for a class of 24 Romanian soldiers at their ... More

In front of Romanian Marines, Lance Cpl. Nathan Gibson,

In front of Romanian Marines, Lance Cpl. Nathan Gibson,

In front of Romanian Marines, Lance Cpl. Nathan Gibson, a Chickamauga, Ga., native and rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, waits patiently to perform a counterinsurgency interoperability demonstration for ... More

While Roxana C. Taranu, a linguists for Black Sea Rotational

While Roxana C. Taranu, a linguists for Black Sea Rotational

While Roxana C. Taranu, a linguists for Black Sea Rotational Force 11, interprets, Romanian Capt. Cristinel Uce, director of BSRF-11, addresses the combined U.S. and Romanian military formation at an opening ce... More

Gunnery Sgt. Charles M. Evers, ground combat element

Gunnery Sgt. Charles M. Evers, ground combat element

Gunnery Sgt. Charles M. Evers, ground combat element detachment company gunnery sergeant, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, and Lewiston, Idaho native, demonstrates an immediate and remedial action drill on an AK-... More

The U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, the

The U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, the

The U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, headline the “Thunder Over Romania” air show, that was attended by local vendors as well as U.S. Marines from Black Sea Rotational Force 11, t... More

Operating the concrete tube, Lance Cpl. Angelo Moriello,

Operating the concrete tube, Lance Cpl. Angelo Moriello,

Operating the concrete tube, Lance Cpl. Angelo Moriello, combat engineer and native of Naugatuck, Conn., Black Sea Rotational Force 11, ensure the concrete is poured as evenly as possible throughout the framing... More

Romanian marines celebrate the birthday of Lance Cpl.

Romanian marines celebrate the birthday of Lance Cpl.

Romanian marines celebrate the birthday of Lance Cpl. John R. West II, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, by throwing him up in the air, a tradition within their ranks. As the U.S. Marines and Romanian ma... More

Dr. Dan Capatina, director of Constanta County Hospital,

Dr. Dan Capatina, director of Constanta County Hospital,

Dr. Dan Capatina, director of Constanta County Hospital, address the visitors, media and the multinational formation of U.S. Marines and Romanian Army, Navy and Marines, Sept. 9 at the ribbon-cutting ceremony f... More

While standing in a combined troop formation of Romanian

While standing in a combined troop formation of Romanian

While standing in a combined troop formation of Romanian and U.S. Marines, a Romanian platoon sergeant reports accountability at an opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational Force 11 April 27. About 200 Romania... More

BABADAG TRAINING AREA, Romania – Soldiers from the

BABADAG TRAINING AREA, Romania – Soldiers from the

BABADAG TRAINING AREA, Romania – Soldiers from the Azerbaijani Operational Capabilities and Concepts Battalion wait on the combat-marksmanship range in Babadag Training Area. Marines from Black Sea Rotational F... More

During a familiarization with U.S. issued weapons,

During a familiarization with U.S. issued weapons,

During a familiarization with U.S. issued weapons, a Romanian soldier shoots an M4 Carbine Assault Rifle on a combat marksmanship range as part of Black Sea Rotational Force 11. U.S. Marines and Romanian soldie... More

During a foreign weapons familiarization, Cpl. Nicholas

During a foreign weapons familiarization, Cpl. Nicholas

During a foreign weapons familiarization, Cpl. Nicholas Porter, an Amarillo, Texas, native and rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, gets a brief introduction to the Bulgarian-issued Dragunov machine gun... More

Two F-16s from the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration

Two F-16s from the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration

Two F-16s from the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, put on a show for a large crowd at the “Thunder Over Romania” air show held here, June 8 that was attended by local vendors as ... More

Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Ivey, a Lubbock, Texas, native

Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Ivey, a Lubbock, Texas, native

Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Ivey, a Lubbock, Texas, native and rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, hands off his M-16 to an Azerbaijani soldier to give the opportunity to familiarize him with a U.S.-issued weapo... More

Romanian and U.S. Marines stand in a combined troop

Romanian and U.S. Marines stand in a combined troop

Romanian and U.S. Marines stand in a combined troop formation at the position of attention during the opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational Force 11. About 200 Romanian and U.S. Marines, along with Romanian... More

While engaging targets “on the move,” from 25 meters

While engaging targets “on the move,” from 25 meters

While engaging targets “on the move,” from 25 meters to 15 meters for the first time, Cpl. James A. Scarborough, rifleman and native of Montevallo, Ala., Black Sea Rotational Force 11, guides two Azerbaijani so... More

As a Bulgarian infantryman provides security, the pointman

As a Bulgarian infantryman provides security, the pointman

As a Bulgarian infantryman provides security, the pointman of a Serbian extraction team rushes across the field between a row of buildings in an urban-combat training environment while conducting training on co... More

On the operating table, Navy Lt. Dana L. Vanartsdalen,

On the operating table, Navy Lt. Dana L. Vanartsdalen,

On the operating table, Navy Lt. Dana L. Vanartsdalen, surgeon and San Diego, Calif., native, Petty Officers 3rd Class Godfrey O. Aneke, Brooklyn, N.Y., native, and Jon W. Hill, Avery, Texas, native, both corps... More

A three-platoon formation, composed Marines from Black

A three-platoon formation, composed Marines from Black

A three-platoon formation, composed Marines from Black Sea Rotational Force 11, the Bulgarian Land Forces 38th Infantry Battalion, and Serbia's Mechanized Infantry Battalion, salute their national colors at an ... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Anastatia M. Dobbs, a hospital

Petty Officer 2nd Class Anastatia M. Dobbs, a hospital

Petty Officer 2nd Class Anastatia M. Dobbs, a hospital corpsman, receives a grand, congratulatory hug from her shipmate, HM2 Julissa Flores, both originally from Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48, Great La... More

During a mass-casualty drill between U.S. Navy and

During a mass-casualty drill between U.S. Navy and

During a mass-casualty drill between U.S. Navy and Georgian medical personnel, corpsmen, including Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Strotz and Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony M. Tiner, both natives of Pittsburgh, P... More

After a successful string of fire with a .50 caliber

After a successful string of fire with a .50 caliber

After a successful string of fire with a .50 caliber machine gun mounted on U.S. Marine humvees, Cpl. Benjamin Balderez, a native of Hereford, Texas, and rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, congratulat... More

During a live-fire exercise with U.S. Marines and Bulgarian

During a live-fire exercise with U.S. Marines and Bulgarian

During a live-fire exercise with U.S. Marines and Bulgarian and Serbian soldiers, Cpl. Tiger Thai, a rifleman and Reno, Nev., native, fires a rocket propelled grenade-7 launcher while familiarizing himself with... More

Working rapidly as a team, combat engineers with Black

Working rapidly as a team, combat engineers with Black

Working rapidly as a team, combat engineers with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, spread and screed the flowing concrete being poured for a new helipad for Constanta County Hospital. Combat engineers with Black S... More

Romanian special forces soldiers send commands to the

Romanian special forces soldiers send commands to the

Romanian special forces soldiers send commands to the Raven, unmanned aerial vehicle during a flight at the Romanian army facility in Buzau, Romania. Black Sea Rotational Force 11 personnel brought the Raven sy... More

An Azerbaijani soldier engages targets at the 10 meter

An Azerbaijani soldier engages targets at the 10 meter

An Azerbaijani soldier engages targets at the 10 meter line during a combat-marksmanship training range designed to build proficiency in close-quarters battle, focusing on closing in and neutralizing threats. M... More

During practical applications for a combat marksmanship

During practical applications for a combat marksmanship

During practical applications for a combat marksmanship range, Lance Cpl. James A. Scarborough, rifleman, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, and native of Montevallo, Ala., demonstrates a “combat reload” to a Roman... More

After an opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational

After an opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational

After an opening ceremony for Black Sea Rotational Force 11, Lt. Col. Nelson S. Cardella, the commanding officer for BSRF-11, answers inquiries from media. About 200 Romanian and U.S. Marines, along with Romani... More

After perimeter security is set up by their Bulgarian

After perimeter security is set up by their Bulgarian

After perimeter security is set up by their Bulgarian counterparts, a Serbian fire team rushes into a building of an urban-combat environment during a combined-forces cordon, search and seizure exercise being t... More

During a rehearsal for the Black Sea Rotational Force

During a rehearsal for the Black Sea Rotational Force

During a rehearsal for the Black Sea Rotational Force 11 Opening Ceremony, Sgt. John H. Hunter, radio operator, BSRF-11, coordinates and synchronizes movements for the American and Romanian colors that will be ... More

During a combined forces capabilities exercise, a Romanian

During a combined forces capabilities exercise, a Romanian

During a combined forces capabilities exercise, a Romanian marine provides perimeter security for a fire team of U.S. Marines, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, entering a house in the urban training facility at B... More

A Serbian infantryman shoots Table 3 of the Marine

A Serbian infantryman shoots Table 3 of the Marine

A Serbian infantryman shoots Table 3 of the Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Course for his first time alongside a Bulgarian soldier while participating in Black Sea Rotational Force 11 to improve close-quarter... More

Marines of Black Sea Rotational Force 11 officially

Marines of Black Sea Rotational Force 11 officially

Marines of Black Sea Rotational Force 11 officially end of their deployment with a closing ceremony to commemorate their five-month deployment to the Black Sea, Balkan and Caucasus regions. The Special Purpose ... More

During a foreign weapons familiarization with Bulgarian

During a foreign weapons familiarization with Bulgarian

During a foreign weapons familiarization with Bulgarian and Serbians soldiers, Sgt. Steven Encinias, rifleman and native of Albuquerque, N.M., Black Sea Rotational Force 11, swaps his M4 carbine service rifle f... More

During a period-of-instruction for convoy operations,

During a period-of-instruction for convoy operations,

During a period-of-instruction for convoy operations, Cpl. Nicholas Porter, rifleman and Amarillo, Texas, native, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, advises a Serbian soldier on the responsibilities of a “gunner” w... More

Since coming to America from Wexford, Ireland, 14 years

Since coming to America from Wexford, Ireland, 14 years

Since coming to America from Wexford, Ireland, 14 years ago, Petty Officer 2nd Class Anastatia M. Dobbs, a hospital corpsman, worked in an Irish pub, as a babysitter and as a nanny before deciding to enlist in ... More

During foreign weapons familiarization for Romanian

During foreign weapons familiarization for Romanian

During foreign weapons familiarization for Romanian troops, Cpl. Nicholas D. Porter, Amarillo, Texas native and a rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, shows the safety features of the M16A4 Assault Rifl... More

While playing High-Valued-Targets  during a combined-forces

While playing High-Valued-Targets during a combined-forces

While playing High-Valued-Targets during a combined-forces cordon, search and seizure training exercise with U.S., Bulgarian and Serbian troops, Gunnery Sgt. Daniel A. Devine, Amarillo, Texas, native and groun... More

Dragging a simulated casualty, Petty Officer 3rd Class

Dragging a simulated casualty, Petty Officer 3rd Class

Dragging a simulated casualty, Petty Officer 3rd Class Fox, hospital corpsman, and Cpl. Tynan, rifleman, from Black Sea Rotational Force 11, run to safely evacuate him by vehicle during a counterinsurgency inte... More

After an M4 Carbine assault rifle familiarization,

After an M4 Carbine assault rifle familiarization,

After an M4 Carbine assault rifle familiarization, a Romanian soldier thanks Lance Cpl. Juan D. McClain, a Canyon, Texas native and rifleman with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, by shaking hands for allowing him... More

Under the shadows of Constanta County Hospital, combat

Under the shadows of Constanta County Hospital, combat

Under the shadows of Constanta County Hospital, combat engineers with Black Sea Rotational Force 11, work rapidly to pour, spread and screed the concrete flowing from a 20-foot high concrete truck to finish the... More