Week in Photos 2/2 - 2/8

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier helps a fellow soldier onto the rooftop of an old, destroyed building to provide overwatch for another element of their patrol in the Panjwa’i district, Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth
  • U.S. soldiers patrol down a mountain after visiting an Afghan border police observation point in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • A sniper team scans the area outside of a leaders' shura from a rooftop in the village of Baki Tanna in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 30, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Andrew Barnett scans the area using the optic lens on his M14 enhanced battle rifle outside an Afghan border police observation point in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2013. Barnett is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
  • U.S. soldiers and airmen offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5 Galaxy aircraft on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • U.S. sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Nicholas moor the ship as it arrives in Souda Bay, Greece, Feb. 4, 2013. The Nicholas is conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.  U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley
  • U.S. sailors participate in a flight deck scrubbing exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 3, 2013. The Vinson is conducting sea trials as the final stage of a six-month planned incremental availability. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Iain L. Stratton