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An Afghan air force A-29 Super Tucano aircraft flies over Afghanistan during a training mission, April 6, 2016. NATO Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air works daily to assist the Afghan air force in improving its capabilities. Air Force photo by Capt. Eydie Sakura
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Retiring Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove speaks at the ceremony at NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in which he passed command as the alliance's supreme allied commander for Europe to Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti in Mons, Belgium, May 4, 2016. NATO photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Danielle Brandt
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Army Maj. Steven Kohne performs an oral dental exam on a mule for the equine care class during the 351st Civil Affairs Command Veterinary Training Conference at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., May 4, 2016. Kohne is a veterinary preventive medicine officer assigned to the 440th Civil Affairs Battalion. Army photo by Capt. James Orth
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Army Maj. Steven Kohne performs an oral dental exam on a mule for the equine care class during the 351st Civil Affairs Command Veterinary Training Conference at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., May 4, 2016. Kohne is a veterinary preventive medicine officer assigned to the 440th C ...More
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Hooper, left, and Staff Sgt. Jordan Kimble perform with Full Spectrom, a six-piece band, in front of airmen at Langley Air Force Base, Va., May 4, 2016. The band is from the Air Force Heritage of America Band. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman
Base Ops Live
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Hooper, left, and Staff Sgt. Jordan Kimble perform with Full Spectrom, a six-piece band, in front of airmen at Langley Air Force Base, Va., May 4, 2016. The band is from the Air Force Heritage of America Band. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman
Team U.S.A. athlete Christian Perryman warms up for practice swimming heats for the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Fla., May 5, 2016. The United States is among 15 countries competing in the 2016 Invictus Games. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace
Invictus Warmup
Team U.S.A. athlete Christian Perryman warms up for practice swimming heats for the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Fla., May 5, 2016. The United States is among 15 countries competing in the 2016 Invictus Games. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace
An airman participates in a mass-casualty training event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods on the joint base, where the rescue team members searched for reported casualties. The airman is assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 212th Rescue Squadron. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton
Guardian Angel
An airman participates in a mass-casualty training event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods on the joint base, where the rescue team members searched for reported casualties. The airman is assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 212 ...More
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
Sexual Assault: Awareness & Prevention
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
Army Spc. Dillon Weitzel fires at targets on a machine gun range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 26, 2016. Weitzel is a paratrooper assigned to the 25th Infantry Division’s 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), Alaska. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
Alaska Targets
Army Spc. Dillon Weitzel fires at targets on a machine gun range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 26, 2016. Weitzel is a paratrooper assigned to the 25th Infantry Division’s 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), Alaska. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
Operation Inherent Resolve: Targeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
A service member raises a Japanese child to see through the windows of an aircraft during the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show, Japan, May 5, 2016. The air station has hosted a single-day air show and open house since 1973 to foster positive relationships with residents. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Robertson
Friendship Day
A service member raises a Japanese child to see through the windows of an aircraft during the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show, Japan, May 5, 2016. The air station has hosted a single-day air show and open house since 1973 to foster positive relationships with residents. Marine Corps photo ...More
Airmen and Marine Reservists build a porch for a new dining facility at Camp Hinds in Raymond, Maine, May 3, 2016. Air National Guard photo by Airman Tiffany Clark
Smooth Crew
Airmen and Marine Reservists build a porch for a new dining facility at Camp Hinds in Raymond, Maine, May 3, 2016. Air National Guard photo by Airman Tiffany Clark
During May, the Defense Department pays tribute to the dedicated service and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of our nation.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
During May, the Defense Department pays tribute to the dedicated service and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of our nation.
Army Maj. Steven Kohne performs an oral dental exam on a mule for the equine care class during the 351st Civil Affairs Command Veterinary Training Conference at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., May 4, 2016. Kohne is a veterinary preventive medicine officer assigned to the 440th Civil Affairs Battalion. Army photo by Capt. James Orth
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michelle Hooper, left, and Staff Sgt. Jordan Kimble perform with Full Spectrom, a six-piece band, in front of airmen at Langley Air Force Base, Va., May 4, 2016. The band is from the Air Force Heritage of America Band. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Newman
Team U.S.A. athlete Christian Perryman warms up for practice swimming heats for the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Fla., May 5, 2016. The United States is among 15 countries competing in the 2016 Invictus Games. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace
An airman participates in a mass-casualty training event at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods on the joint base, where the rescue team members searched for reported casualties. The airman is assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 212th Rescue Squadron. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton
The Defense Department is taking a stand against sexual assault in the military in an effort to maintain the well-being of U.S. service members and their families. Check out Defense.gov’s special coverage, which includes information about resources dedicated to preventing and appropriately responding to this crime.
Army Spc. Dillon Weitzel fires at targets on a machine gun range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 26, 2016. Weitzel is a paratrooper assigned to the 25th Infantry Division’s 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), Alaska. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to work with partner nations to conduct targeted airstrikes of Iraq and Syria as part of the comprehensive strategy to degrade and defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
A service member raises a Japanese child to see through the windows of an aircraft during the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni Friendship Day 2016 Air Show, Japan, May 5, 2016. The air station has hosted a single-day air show and open house since 1973 to foster positive relationships with residents. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Robertson
Airmen and Marine Reservists build a porch for a new dining facility at Camp Hinds in Raymond, Maine, May 3, 2016. Air National Guard photo by Airman Tiffany Clark
During May, the Defense Department pays tribute to the dedicated service and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of our nation.
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