Picture of the Week

Photo - Vertical Replenishment at Sea

Hires_150614-N-MD297-021aAn MH-60S Seahawk helicopter lifts pallets of supplies from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Essex in the South China Sea, June 14, 2015. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Huey D. Younger Jr


Photo - Super Launch

Hires_150530-N-TP834-647cAn F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during an air-power demonstration in the Pacific Ocean, May 31, 2015. The Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are in the 3rd Fleet area of operations returning to homeport after a Middle East and Western Pacific deployment. The Super Hornet is assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 81. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Philip Wagner, Jr. 


Photo - Marine Leap

Hires_150602-M-PA636-119cA Marine conducts a high-altitude, low-opening jump during sustainment training in Louisburg, N.C., June 2, 2015. The Marine is assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force, which is preparing to deploy to the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet areas of responsibility later this year. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andre Dakis 


Photo - Eye to Eye

Hires_150602-N-XQ474-188cU.S. Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Worley examines a puppy during a Continuing Promise 2015 veterinary event in Colon, Panama, June 2, 2015. Worley is assigned to the Army's 10th Mountain Division. U.S. Southern Command sponsors the deployment to conduct humanitarian operations and other civil-military missions in partner nations, and show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America and the Caribbean. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Schneider


Photo - French Commemoration

Hires_UtahBeachLanterns2Local residents of the Normandy, France, region, release paper sky lanterns June 5, 2015, to commemorate those who died here on D-Day, at a place the Allied Forces named Utah Beach for the invasion of an occupied France, 71 years ago. More than 380 American service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units are participating in the 71st anniversary as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71, June 2-8, 2015. 
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski 


Photo - Deck Drills

Hires_150528-M-SV584-076cA U.S. Marine shoots at targets on the flight deck of the USS Essex in the Pacific Ocean, May 28, 2015. The Marine is assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force. The drill simulates entering a room and immediately seeing a target. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna Albrecht