Picture of the Week

Photos - Boots Off

Hires_150317-M-DE426-003BMarine Corps Sgt. Nicholas P. Slover removes his boot before inflating his pants during a swim qualification course on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 17, 2015. Marines must tread water for 10 minutes during the qualification to demonstrate they can properly use their uniform as a flotation device for survival in water. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough

Photo - Running Dive

Hires_150316-M-TM809-009cA soldier runs off the back of a CH-47F Chinook helicopter while conducting a simulated combat dive mission in the water off of Bellows Air Force Station in Waimanalo, Hawaii, March 16, 2015. The solder is assigned to 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. 
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brittney Vella 

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