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April 2015

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 

Adam Gadahn dead?

Oh please be true, pretty please.

Officials also announced that a separate operation killed Adam Gadahn, another American who became a prominent al Qaeda member.

Adam_gadahnGadahn is a scumbag of the first degree and if he has been returned to his component molecules, then we can all do a joyous dead traitor dance, which is a step above the dead tango dance. Let's hope for confirmation.

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 

Photo - EOD Hoist At Sea

Hires_150412-N-OK726-549aAA member of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Platoon 621 is hoisted by an HH-60H Seahawk helicopter assigned to the Dragonslayers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 11 during a mine disposal exercise in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, April 12, 2015. 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class William Spears