Picture of the Week

Photo - Night Launch

150906-N-OR652-048A F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 6, 2015. The carrier is conducting flight deck certifications. The Hornet is assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 86. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado 

Photo - AT4 Range

150908-Z-HV319-003U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andres Bravo fires an AT4 rocket at a target during sustainment training in Kuwait, Aug. 26, 2015. Bravo is a rifleman with Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos

Photo - Through the Wire

150909-N-HV319-007A U.S. soldier uses his body to create an opening in a wire obstacle so his team can assault a position during Exercise Grizzly Defender in Alberta, Aug. 21, 2015. Grizzly Defender is a joint training exercise with the Canadian Army Reserve that focuses on offensive tasks including patrols, convoys, raids, information operations, traffic control points and company-level group attacks. The soldiers are members of the Washington National Guard. Washington National Guard photo by Army Sgt. Matthew Sissel 

Photo - Well Deck Exit


An amphibious assault vehicle prepares to exit the well deck during a ship-to-shore exercise aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 3, 2015. The ship is participating in Dawn Blitz 2015, a training exercise to build U.S., Japanese, Mexican and New Zealand amphibious and command and control capabilities. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Vladimir Ramos

Photo - Rapid Decent



U.S. paratroopers descend after jumping from a C-130 Hercules over a drop zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 24, 2015. U.S. and Japanese paratroopers used U.S. and Australian aircraft during the practice jump as part of Pacific Airlift Rally 2015, a biennial tactical exercise. The U.S. paratroopers are assigned to 1st Battalion , 501st Infantry Regiment, and the Hercules is assigned to the 374th Wing from Yokota Air Base, Japan. U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Pena