Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 conduct a special patrol
insertion/extraction exercise on Sept. 29 aboard the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan.
Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5, provide a combat-ready force
that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and
partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
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The aircraft carrier George Washington leads a formation during a passing exercise with
Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces ships on Tuesday. George Washington
is preparing to deploy around South America as a part of Southern Seas 2015.
MC3 Paul Archer/Navy
Military working dog handler Sgt. Veronica Pruhs, 520th Military Working Dog Detachment,
728th Military Police Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command,
and her K-9 partner, Jerry, prepare to lower themselves down a rope during an obstacle
course event in the 2015 Hawaiian Islands Working Dog Skills Challenge July 27-31.
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Army 1st Lt. Derek Phillips kisses his daughter, Leah Phillips, 2, as she gives him a hug at
the conclusion of a casing of the squadron colors ceremony on July 21 at
Fort Bliss’ Biggs Army Airfield in El Paso, Texas. The unit, which flies Apache
helicopters, is being deployed to Kuwait and Iraq as part of a normal rotation.
It will be replacing a sister unit.
Victor Calzada/The El Paso Times via AP
Basic Cadet Ryan Girouard, center, reacts as members of the cadet cadre yell at him during In-processing Day at the Air Force Academy June 25 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Academy welcomed 1250 basic cadets into the class of 2019.
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U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, fly with Turkish Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcons during Anatolian Eagle 15, June 17, 2015, in Turkey. The two-week flying training exercise involved U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa units and multiple NATO partners.
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Lt. j.g. Jomer Belisario, a disbursing officer from Sacramento, Calif., takes a selfie with Fijian students
at Hilton Special School during Pacific Partnership 2015 in Suva, Fiji, on Wednesday.
Senior Airman Peter Reft/Air Force
American flags are shown May 21 after being placed by members of the Old Guard at the graves of
U.S. troops buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Instructors, crew and students of a Coast Guard National Motor Lifeboat School class train
for heavy weather boat operations in the harsh environment of Cape Disappointment
in the Pacific Northwest Nov. 12, 2009.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jamie E. Parsons)
Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, vice chief of staff of the United States Army, presents Sgt. Travis Dunn,
Ranger squad leader, with the Bronze Star Medal for Valor and the Purple Heart.
Dunn was wounded while conducting combat operations in
Nangahar province, Afghanistan, on Dec. 2.
Pfc. Eric Overfelt/Army