Picture of the Week

Photo - The Talisman Drills

Hires_150709-M-GR217-209dU.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Chance Seckenger participates in launch-and-recovery drills in a combat rubber raiding craft during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 after launching from the well deck of the USS Green Bay at sea, July 9, 2015. Seckenger is assigned to Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bekkala 


Photo - M1A2 Main Gun

Hires_150624-A-AK380-058BU.S. soldiers fire the 120mm main gun of an Army M1A2 Abrams tank to prepare for a live-fire tank shoot during Operation Speed and Power as part of Atlantic Resolve South on Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 24, 2015. The soldiers are assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alan Brutus


Photo - Warriors

Hires_150628-A-SC546-012AArmy Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith, left, walks offWa the track after finishing his race with the help of Army staff member Paul Trujillo during the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., June 28, 2015. 
U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Sandy Barrientos 


Photo - Suez Sunset

Hires_150621-M-QZ288-113cU.S. Marines look at the sunset as the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima transits through the Suez Canal, Egypt, June 22, 2015. The Marines are assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which is deployed on the USS Iwo Jima and the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group to support U.S. national security interests in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin A. Lewis 


Photo - EOD Training

Hires_150618-M-QB247-041BMarines remove ordnance from a simulated downed UH-1 Huey helicopter during a training exercise on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Marines are assigned to the 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carson Gramley 


Photo - Infant Rescue

Hires_150630-M-DN141-530cU.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Hawkins carries an infant aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy in the waters off Papua New Guinea, June 30, 2015. At the request of the government, the Mercy launched a helicopter to transport six passengers, including one infant, who swam ashore after their ship sank. Hawkins is a hospital corpsman assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Valerie Eppler