Week in Photos 10/27 - 11/2

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Aerial views during an Army search and rescue mission show damage from Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast, Oct. 30, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 1-150 Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen
  • The Coast Guard rescues 14 people from life rafts in the Atlantic Ocean about 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, N.C., Oct. 29, 2012, but two people remain missing. The first MH-60 Jayhawk crew hoisted five people into the aircraft, and a second helicopter rescued nine people. Crews took all to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., with no life-threatening conditions.  U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., Video Still
  • Soldiers assist residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the New Jersey National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph Davis
  • Army Spc. Anthony Monte helps a woman displaced by Hurricane Sandy at an emergency shelter at the Werblin Recreation Center in Piscataway Township, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012. Monte is assigned to the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New Jersey Army National Guard.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen
  • A soldier holds a child displaced by Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. The soldier is assigned to the New Jersey National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph Davis
  • A soldier assists a family displaced by Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. The soldier is assigned to the New Jersey National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph Davis
  • Air Force crews offload Southern California Edison power repair equipment from a C-5 Galaxy on Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2012. The Defense Department initiated the airlift operation to aid recovery efforts in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo
  • An Afghan soldier watches a coalition force member use his radio during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Afghan forces have been taking the lead in security operations, with coalition forces as mentors, to bring security and stability to the country's residents.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member assesses a child's health during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny freedom of movement for the enemy in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Afghan forces have been taking the lead in security operations, with coalition forces as mentors to bring security and stability to the country's people.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member pets Paris, a military working dog, during an Afghan-led security patrol to deny the enemy freedom of movement in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 30, 2012. Afghan forces have been taking the lead in security operations, with coalition forces as mentors, to bring security and stability to the country's residents.  U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Francisco Feliz replaces a disconnect shaft on the tail of an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 aboard the USS John C. Stennis in the Arabian Sea, Oct. 23, 2012. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, conducting maritime security operations, theater security corporation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver
  • A U.S. Navy volunteer hands off refreshments to competitors at mile marker six during the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon Forward on Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel Kitandwe