Picture of the Week

Photo - Guidance

Hires_150212-N-EV723-015BNavy Petty Officer 2nd Class Adrian Martinezgarcia, left, instructs Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Williams as he directs a landing craft air cushion into the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 12, 2015. The Essex is underway completing certifications in preparation for an upcoming deployment. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jason M. Graham 

Photo - Snow Blower, Air Force Style

Hires_50217-Z-QX261-003cAirman 1st Class Ryan Galante blows an overnight snowfall from a KC-135R Stratotanker on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 17, 2015. Galante, assigned to 108th Maintenance Squadron, 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, operates the de-icing system from a cabin at the end of a 42-foot boom. 
Air National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Carl Clegg 

Photo - Replenishment at Sea

Hires_150212-N-UK333-017cThe Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe delivers supplies to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island during a nighttime vertical replenishment in the Pacific Ocean, Feb.12, 2015. The Makin Island is returning to homeport in San Diego from a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ronald Gutridge