Week in Photos 11/20 - 11/26

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A coalition force member provides security during a patrol with Afghan local police near Khost village in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 2, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by  Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • A coalition force member assists an Afghan local police officer with weapons maintenance during an operation to teach record keeping in the village of Khost in Afghanistan's Farah province, Nov. 3, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau
  • Marines and sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit step off a landing craft utility vehicle onto the shore of Breezy Point, a small coastal community in New York, Nov. 9, 2012. They and troops from other units are partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Guard to help the residents of New York City return to normalcy as soon as possible. 
 U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Army Sgt. Kimberly Boyce helps unload hoses to help pump water out basements at a housing complex during Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2012. Residents there have been without power since the hurricane hit the Northeast last week. Boyce's unit deployed into the area to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and state and local officials.  U.S. Army photo
  • Sailors prepare to pump out the lower levels of the World Trade Center in New York, Nov. 4, 2012. The sailors are assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Cuaron
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Steven Sabato listens to a request by a displaced resident at a shelter in Jersey City, Nov. 7, 2012. New Jersey National Guardsmen are helping displaced residents at the Jersey City armory in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Sabato is assigned to the 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Armando Vasquez
  • A sign by the entrance to Long Beach Island, N.J.,Nov. 6, 2012, thanks local first responders and the New Jersey National Guard for responding to the damage and flooding from Hurricane Sandy.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Defense Information School Commandant Army Col. Jeremy Martin, commandant of Defense Information School, looks on at former Army Spc. 4 Charles Shyab, a Vietnam War veteran, after he received a Bronze Star with valor medal during a ceremony at the school on Fort Meade, Nov. 9, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph Joynt
  • U.S. Navy sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham hold a fuel hose during the refueling of an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter while it flies in the Arabian Sea, Nov. 5, 2012. The Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 42.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Deven B. King
  • U.S. Navy sailors push back a T-45C Goshawk training aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 6, 2012. The Harry S. Truman is under way supporting carrier qualifications. The aircraft is assigned to Training Squadron 7.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Anthony Presley
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Charles Wilson watches for the fly wheel alignment on an emergency diesel power generator aboard aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 6, 2012. The Stennis is conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. Wilson is an electrician's mate fireman.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Will Tyndall
  • A B1-B Lancer aircraft takes off at night in the direction of the Las Vegas Strip during exercise Green Flag-West at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 30, 2012. The aircraft is assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. 
 U.S. Air Force photo by Val Gempis