Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., right, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and commander of U.S. European Command, with the Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Military Leadership Award during an awards dinner in Washington, D.C., April 30, 2015.
DoD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
Philippine army special operations soldiers brief U.S. soldiers during a jungle training exercise in Fort Magsaysay, Philippines, April 17, 2015, as part of Exercise Balikatan. The annual exercise is the cornerstone of U.S.-Philippines military relations. The U.S. soldiers are assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team.
U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Samantha Van Winkle
As seen through a night-vision device, Coast Guardsmen conduct a short-notice maritime response training April 19, 2015, during exercise Arctic Eagle aboard the Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum, a decommissioned icebreaker moored in Mackinaw City, Mich. The coast guardsmen are assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team based in Chesapeake, Va. Arctic Eagle is a joint service and international exercise, based on the U.S. and Denmark National Strategies for the Arctic, addressing the defense of critical infrastructure within the Arctic Circle.
Michigan Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Helen Miller
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work boards a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at the Pentagon as he departs for Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division in Dahlgren, Va., April 30, 2015. Work was visiting the research and development center for updates on their innovations with existing and new platforms and equipment.
DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen
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