Picture of the Week

Photo - Canine Chat

Hires_150415-F-MC546-390cAir Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Rettschlag talks to his military dog, Onur, during Gunfighter Flag 15-2 on Saylor Creek Range, Idaho, April 15, 2015. Rettschlag is a military working dog handler assigned to the 366th Security Forces Squadron, which participated in the exercise to train in realistic scenarios with joint service members in a tactical environment. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Connor J. Marth


Photo - Growler Takeoff

Hires_150419-N-TC437-036cAn E/A-18G Growler launches from the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis in the Pacific Ocean, April 20, 2015. The Stennis is training to assess its abilities to conduct combat missions, support functions and survive complex casualty control situations. The E/A-18G Growler is assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 133. 
U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ignacio D. Perez 


Photo - Best Ranger

Hires_150412-A-3849A-041415_3AArmy Sgt. 1St Class Jeremy Lemma prepares to touch the Ranger sign and drop into Victory Pond below to continue the assessment for combat water survival during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2015. Lemma is assigned to the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. 
U.S. Army photo by Patrick A. Albright 


Photo - Replenishment at Sea

Hires_150410-N-TC437-083BU.S. Navy Seaman Kirsten Zapata removes a cargo net from a crate during a replenishment at sea aboard the USS John C. Stennis in the Pacific Ocean, April 10, 2015. The ship is undergoing an assessment of its abilities to conduct combat missions, perform support functions and survive complex casualty control situations. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ignacio D. Perez


Photo - Ship to Shore Splash

Hires_150413-M-TA826-118An amphibious assault vehicle splashes from the well deck of the USS Kearsarge into the Atlantic Ocean, April 13, 2015. Marines used the amphibious assault vehicles as transportation to the shore of Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, N.C. More than 200 Marines simulated being part of a Marine Expeditionary Unit element deployed to conduct ship-to-shore assault. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kirstin Merrimarahajara