Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Marcum, infantryman, Charlie Company, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, shows an Afghan Customs Police officer from the Kandahar inland customs d... More
A team leader for the Afghan National Army’s 4th Kandak, 4th Brigade, 205th Corps, informs village elders of a shura, an open town meeting, to discuss the new patrol base in the Tangi Valley. ANA soldiers and A... More
U.S. service members watch on television President Obama talk about the details of the death of 9/11 mastermind, Osama Bin Laden inside the USO at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 2.
Soldiers assigned to Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, brace against flying dirt and debris following the departure of a UH-60 helicopter at the Weesh bor... More
Afghan National Army soldiers from the 4th Kandak, 4th brigade, 205th Corps, provide security as they plan their next move. ANA soldiers and Australian soldiers maneuver their way through a village in the Tangi... More
Pfc. Brandon Fender, enabler response team member, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, provides security at a reconstruction project along Highway 4 in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, April 8. The highway is an e... More
Afghan National Army soldiers lead a patrol through Tangi Valley, Afghanistan, March 23, while their Australian army mentor team follow in between to provide support.
A U.S. Marine holds position at Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) during the air assault portion of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft ... More
Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, and a Marine from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment move in as a fireteam to clear a roof top during a Military Operations o... More
MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii (July 10, 2014) MH-60S Seahawk helicopters with Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 4 search for a clear landing zone above a military operations in urban terrain fac... More
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 39th Transportation Company, 16th Sustainment Brigade, Baumholder, Germany, had the opportunity to train with German paratroopers assigned to Fallschirmjaegerbattaillon 263 from Zweibr... More
Soldiers with Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, watch as bundles of fuel and supply are dropped into their landing zone. The supplies were delivered to them by the 101st Sus... More
Army Lt. Col. Rolbert Kolb, of Multi-National Force - Iraq's CJ5, provides a snack to an Al-Wadan elementary school pupil while on a humanitarian mission at the Baghdad school.
U.S. Army Pfc. Justin Pierce, a cavalry scout with 1st Platoon, Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 172nd Cavalry Regiment and a Pittsfield, Mass., resident, provides security for fellow troopers during a visit to an Af... More
Technical Sgt. Mark De Corte is a medical technician with the 41st Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Tan feet line the door of an HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter representing only a few of the sa... More
2nd Lt. James Malwitz of the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion walks with local Iraqi children during a humanitarian mission near Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq.
Spc. Emilio Rodriguez from 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, stands guard atop Mt. Sin Jar overlooking the Syrian border.
Members from Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team Detachment 26, based out of Little Creek, Va., are retrieved by a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter after performing a routine exercise in the Mediterranean Sea. M... More
Marines of I Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment patrol a potential vehicle checkpoint in Sadiquiyah, Iraq, Aug. 17. The unit set up VCPs to deter insurgents from transporting weapons in vehicles. The M... More
Sgt. Vellore Cabellero of the 4th Infantry Division's 2-9 Cavalry "Regulators," inspects a local boy's injured foot. The boy cut his foot while playing; Caballero cleaned and dressed the wound for the boy.
Iraqi Col. Monam Hashim Fahed, the battalion commander of 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division, assumes control of security at the Abu Ghraib prison from U.S. Army Lt. Col. Stephen Quinn, the bat... More
Air Force Tech Sgt. Josh Wickster, a kennel master with an EOD unit attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and his K-9 partner Athos, fly over the Kirkuk Province on thei... More
Standing in a 50 caliber machine gun, Sgt. Bryce F. Catlett, a 28-year-old native of Preston, Ok. checks the readiness of the Marines in the convoy behind him. All the Marines with the wiremen platoon, 1st Mari... More
Cpl. Stephen P. McLaughlin, an infantryman from Brockton, Mass., searches through an area filled with scrap metal. 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment's Weapons Company and Iraqi soldiers conducted searched thro... More
Exhaust vapors form around a C-17 Globemaster III after engine start-up during an Operation Deep Freeze winter fly-in mission, Aug. 25, 2007, at Pegasus White Ice Runway, Antarctica. A C-17 and 31 airmen from J... More
Mikey (from left), Senior and Paulie, from the Learning Channel's popular TV series 'American Chopper,' unveil their new "Patriot Chopper," commissioned by the National Guard and designed by National Guard troo... More
Members of the Faryab Provincial and District police mentor team dismount their vehicles behind the Afghan national police during a police patrol near the village of Qala-i-Wali in Ghowrmach District during Ope... More
Two Sailors take advantage of an early morning run on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman before the start of flight operations. Truman and embarked Carr... More
Leathernecks with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion move into position after exiting a CH- 53 helicopter at Range TC-11, Dec. 26. The helo extraction was followed by a fire and movement exer... More
Boats from Riverine Squadron 2, Detachment 3, conduct a security patrol on Lake Qadisiyah near Haditha Dam. RIVRON-2 regularly patrols the lake and the surrounding inland waterways, protecting their use for leg... More
Iraqi locals wait in line to volunteer to become members of the Kahn Bani Sad Concerned Local Citizens group, Diyala province, Iraq, Dec. 28. (U.S. Navy Photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Sean Mulligan)
"3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Happy New Year!" shouted Soldiers and Airmen at the stroke of midnight on Jan 1, 2009. Military members from Task Force 34 on Joint Base Balad, Iraq took a brief pause to recognize the chang... More
A Sailor assigned to the "Rippers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 11 runs across the flight deck carrying an intake cover during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ... More
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austin M. May works on a character from his comic strip, Air Force Blues. May, a public affairs non-commissioned officer deployed to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, recently published a ... More
Sailors attached to Riverine Squadron 2, Detachment 3 come ashore after searching islands on the Euphrates River for weapons caches. RIVRON-2 regularly patrols the river and it's surrounding inland waterways, p... More
A karate demonstration was one of many events held at the Wasit Iraqi Army Day celebration Jan. 6 in al Kut, Iraq. This year's Army Day, an official Iraqi holiday, marked the 87th anniversary of Iraq's army. (P... More
Staff Sgt. Harry Hafalla of Daly City, Calif., advances on a known improvised explosive device maker, in the Tamooz neighborhood of Mosul, while Pfc. Travis Bakewell of Dixson, Calif., provides cover from the g... More
An AH-64 Apache attack helicopter lands in Forward Operating Base Normandy, Diyala province, Iraq, Jan. 17, after returning from a mission in support of Operation Iron Harvest. Apaches provide close air support... More
U.S. Army Soldiers from Killer Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, enter an outpost under construction as engineers from the 43rd Combat Engineer Company and 77th Engineer Company erect fortificat... More
An Iraqi woman and her child wait to be screened at a medical civil action project in Al Bayrk, Iraq, Jan. 24. More than 150 residents of this village north of Baghdad attended the MEDCAP where maladies such up... More
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Walker, right, a platoon sergeant with Bone Troop, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and Staff Sgt. Jason Raab, the squadron master gunner,... More
A dismounted Iraqi army soldier pulls security during a convoy conducted by Soldiers of the Regimental Support Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, and IA from Mosul, to Taji, just north of Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 28.
Soldiers from Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, pull security outside a local residence in the Tamooz neighborhood of Mosul, Feb. 1.
Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling, commander of Multi-National Division-North, walks with Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno, commander of Multi-National Corps - Iraq, at the Mosul Airfield before a key military leaders' conferenc... More
Sgt. Ian Campbell and Spc. Brad Tarbuskovich, both all-wheel mechanics with the 41st Transportation Company, 1103rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, work to replace an inner seal h... More
Army Staff Sgt. Steve Oullette, a Fort Kent, Maine, native who serves as a tank commander with 1st Platoon, Company D, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Div... More
Soldiers of Troop A, 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, operationally assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, maneuver toward the entrance of a home east of Patrol Base Meade, Jan. 27. ... More
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Ford, platoon sergeant for 1st Platoon, 552nd Military Police Company, throws a strap across a pile of HESCO's after unloading supplies at an Iraqi police station in downtown Mosul, Jan. ... More
Multi-National Corps - Iraq commander Army Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speaks at the end-of-tour memorial ceremony at Al Faw Palace, in Baghdad, Feb. 1, 2008. The ceremony honored the 1,027 killed and 7,152 wou... More
An inquisitive child checks out the army combat helmet chin strap on Staff Sgt. Jason Ferari, a Montoursville, Pa., native, who serves as platoon sergeant with 1st Platoon, Company D, 1st Combined Arms Battalio... More
Navy Chief Petty Officer Jose Garcia, a Brunswick, Maine, native, who works as the Special Troops Squadron electronic warfare officer for the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, shakes hands with Lt. Col. Bryan Denny... More
Residents of the Zambraniyah, Iraq, area move through a coalition checkpoint as they return to their homes. Residents fled the area in January when coalition and Iraqi forces moved in to clear out al-Qaida in I... More
Army Brig. Gen. Robert Hipwell, commander of the 300th Military Police Brigade and Camp Bucca (far left), along with Navy Capt. Bruce A. Derenski, Camp Bucca Deputy Commander for Support (far right), greet sold... More
United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks to the multi-national troops at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. The secretary of state spoke briefly to the troops and praised the multi-national effort... More
Mohammad Daud Gulzar in an undated photo obtained during a Jan. 21 coalition forces operation in the Qalat district of Zabul province in which Gulzar was detained. Gulzar is believed to have provided intelligen... More
Residents with trucks full of household goods return to Arab Jabour, Iraq, thanks to security improvements. Coalition forces and "Sons of Iraq" security groups made up of local citizens are working together to ... More
Iraqi soldiers and police celebrate during a ceremony where Marines transfered authority to the Iraqi security forces in the city of Hit, Iraq, on Feb. 14, 2008. Regimental Combat Team 5 is deployed with Multi-... More
Soldiers from Military Transition Team 842, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and 2nd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division find two large weapon ca... More
A Soldier with Charlie Company, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division takes aim during a clearing operation in the Bichigan peninsula near Balad, Iraq, Feb. 15, 2008.
Dr. Ahlam Turki, obstetrician/ gynecologist, speaks to a group of women as Dr. Suzan --- and Fawzia ---- listen. The three women are bilingual, bi-cultural advisors with 360th Civil Affairs Brigade and interact... More
Fire controlman, Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Jackson, a native of Raytown, Mo., initiates launch sequence on a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) from the Combat Information Center aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided... More
Marines from 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion prepare to train officers from the Djiboutian Police Academy at the Djiboutian Police Range, Feb. 21. Though the Camp Pendleton-based Marines act as the prima... More
Marines with the Special Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, perform fast-roping operations onto a rooftop, Feb. 21, at the combat town in the central training area.
An Afghan national army soldier talks to a village elder during a recent visit to the Arghandab District, Kandahar province, Feb. 25. More than 300 citizens received medical treatment and humanitarian aid from ... More
U.S. and Spanish Marines practice punches with members of the Cameroonian Marine Corps. The Marines are martial arts instructors assigned to Africa Partnership Station onboard USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). Part of... More
An Iraqi child tries to get the attention of Spc. David Gregory, a native of Harrison, Ark., and Spc. Benjamin Owen, a native of Leesville, La., while they pull security at a sheik meeting in al Shabat, south o... More
Soldiers from Company A, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), uncover a huge cache of spent and unused munitions, Feb. 25, west of Owesat.