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August 2014

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Navy Conducts Sea Trials

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Lucy Pizarro, left, signals as a Harrier jet takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge as it conducts sea trials, Aug. 13, 2014. Pizarro is an aviation boatswain's mate. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis DiPerna


U.S. Marines Conduct Exercise

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Aaron Brusch outlines the scheme of maneuver before a live-fire exercise during Exercise Koolendong on Bradshaw Field Training Area in Northern Territory, Australia, Aug. 18, 2014. The focus of exercise is to establish a Marines and Australian Defense Force combined headquarters element. Brusch is commanding officer of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force-Darwin. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Reel


Work Visits Naval Base Guam

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work arrives on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as part of a trip to the Asia-Pacific region, Aug. 19, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz


MV Cape Ray Work Continues

An escort ship pulls next to the U.S. ship MV Cape Ray in the Mediterranean Sea, July 5, 2014. The escort was part of an international task force to protect the ship, which was modified to dispose of Syrian chemical agents according to terms Syria accepted in late 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Desmond Parks


Guardsmen Conduct Drill

Airmen set up tents during an emergency management course on Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2014. The airmen are assigned to the New York Air National Guard. After completing the course, the airmen will be certified to chemically decontaminate an area and provide first-line medical care to civilian victims. New York National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher S. Muncy


Work Stops in California, Hawaii

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, right, speaks with Air Force Col. David R. Mott, commander of the 60th Operations Group, as he arrives on Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 17, 2014, for an aircraft refueling stop during his trip to the Asia-Pacific region. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz


Dempsey Visits Da Nang, Vietnam

U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets the U.S. Agency for International Development officials who lead the Agent Orange Remediation Team in Da Nang, Vietnam, Aug. 15, 2014. The agency is leading a project to clean up dioxin contamination from the herbicide Agent Orange in the Da Nang airport where it was stored and handled during the Vietnam War. DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen


U.S. Airmen Maintain Vehicles

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Petrofsky repairs a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2014. Vehicle maintainers are responsible for maintaining and repairing mission-essential vehicles. Petrofsky is a vehicle maintenance equipment mechanic assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez

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