Second Lt. Laura James, a 212th Fires Brigade communications officer, ice skates with Stephanie Garcia, 12, Nov. 4 at the Ice Rink, El Paso, Texas. James is Garcia’s “big sister” in the Big Brothers and Big Sis... More
Carl Sagan thanks David Morrison for sending information about Physics 111, the introductory special topics course in astronomy David Morrison taught at the University of Hawaii.
Neil deGrasse Tyson writes to Carl Sagan to inform him that he has decided to attend Harvard University. Tyson offers his gratitude for the hospitality Sagan showed him when he met with him at Cornell.
Sagan explains the important role that Hermann Muller played in his intellectual development. Noting that Muller encouraged him to study the origin of life and exobiology and introduced him to Harold Urey. Saga... More
Carl Sagan recommends David Grinspoon for the graduate program in planetary sciences at the University of Arizona. Sagan reflects on Grinspoon's work as an assistant to the Voyager Imaging Team.
In this letter, Carl Sagan supports Carolyn Porco's case for promotion to full professor at the University of Arizona. Sagan focuses on the important role Porco played on the Cassini Imaging Science Team.
FORT PICKETT, VA - Sgt. Charles R. McNeil (center), a squad leader with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, speaks to several squad leaders with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regimen... More
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Russell Clark, left, poses with his interpreter in an opium poppy field as Afghan National Police use sticks to hack off the plants' seed pods before they can be used to make heroin, in Kanda... More
Petty Officer 1st Class Alhaji M. Kabba, logistics specialist, left, a command fitness leader aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, Sara S. Pickett, ship's nurse, and Lt. Cmdr. Jared Tharp, the co... More
An Afghanistan National Army soldier looks to Lt. Col. Jade Barrow for assurance before a non-invasive procedure, Oct. 10, 2011. Barrow is the special operations surgical team lead and the team’s certified regi... More
Marines from Regional Command Southwest Afghan National Security Force development team join ANSF during a December 2011 joint patrol in the Nimruz province capital Zaraj. Marines from RC(SW) have visited ANSF ... More
Lt. Safiullah Ahmidi, 22, executive officer Now Zad company, from Kabul, Afghanistan, says, “We are very happy to have the Marines here. Before them, we didn’t have good training or coordination. Now we can do ... More
Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, looks through the scope of his rifle to identify some suspicious people, with Cpl. Manuel Ortiz, a team leader with the platoon, during a patrol, Fe... More
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Maxwell McGill, a 25-year-old corpsman with the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment battalion aid station, and native of Englewood, Fla., checks the compass reading of Afghan Na... More
Staff Sgt. Gregory Sanders, Afghan National Army Advisor for Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, poses for a photo with ANA soldiers serving here, April 18, 2012. Sanders and the Marines of Forwa... More
Virginia State Trooper Steve Stirling explains the importance of abiding by the posted speed to maintain rider safety to service members at Naval Air Station Oceana's annual Motorcycle Safety Rodeo. Training an... More
Lance Cpl. Jason Colon, a 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit special intelligence system communicator, sits with fellow Marines on the side of a pool while waiting to enter the water during Marine Combat Water Surv... More
A student at the explosive hazard reduction course practices use of a detector in searching for an search of an IED during an exercise. The EHRC here now has two Afghan National Security Force instructors who a... More
A student graduating from the Explosive Hazard Reduction Course at Kandahar Airfield demonstrates skills for improvised explosive device detection learned during the class. The most recent class to graduate the... More
Lance Cpl. Jorg Esquivel, infantryman, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, stands guard on post at Forward Operating Base Marjah, Afghanistan, July 26, 2012. Esquivel is... More
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradlee Brackeen, a corpsman with Police Advisor Team 4, and a 27-year-old native of Whitesboro, Texas, provides security during a patrol to Checkpoint Doblex, Feb. 11. Brackeen provides... More
U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Nashville District employees Michael Looney, Natural Resource program manager at the Lake Barkley Resource Center, Bob Sneed, Chief of Water Management and Jamie Holt, a power proje... More
U.S. Army Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander, poses with Montgomery Bell Academy Sophomores Jack Sonday, left, and Greg Quesinberry at the district headq... More
Joyce Halcomb, wife of deceased Park Ranger Wallace Halcomb, is honored with flowers and a district coin presented by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Capt. Allen Stansbury, Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation P... More
Sgt. Rhyse Lapham, AH-64D Apache systems repairer, Company B, 404th Aviation Support Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, judges the sack race event for the fourth graders of Prairie H... More
Boots to Shoes Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps military personnel in the Puget Sound area transition into the civilian workforce. Since 2009, mentors from Boots to Shoes have assisted approxi... More
A Marine throws refuse away while cleaning up Benavente Middle School Dec. 14 in Dededo, Guam. Service members and students worked together cleaning and painting the school as part of a Islandwide Beautificatio... More
A chief petty officer mentors a sailor during a CPO 365 training session on the mess decks of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Boxer is the flagship for the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and, with ... More
Army Brig. Gen. Linda Singh, the assistant adjutant general‚ Army with the Maryland National Guard, shares a laugh while speaking with high school students during a youth mentorship event in Washington, Friday,... More