U.S. Army Spc. Walter Agati prepares a simulated unmanned aerial vehicle program for a combined-arms, live-fire exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, June 26, 2014. Agati, an air defense battle management systems operator, is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.
U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Farmer
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Paul Prograis establishes radio connectivity during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2014. Prograis, along with a platoon of infantrymen, provided security on Patrol Base Ouellette during the Afghan presidential runoff elections. Prograis, a joint terminal attack controller, is assigned to the Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment.
Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
A team of four soldiers carry a 165-pound dummy for one mile to the M16 rifle qualification range during the 2014 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 25, 2014. The soldiers carried the dummy at the end of an 8-mile road march with their rifles and 35-pound rucks.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret
A service member waits before entering a gas chamber event during the 2014 Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 25, 2014.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mark Burrell
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin E. Kusler crawls over a stone wall during the endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves on Okinawa, Japan, June 20, 2014. During the course, Marines and sailors navigated harsh jungle environment and man-made obstacles in the heat and humidity of the island.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide before hosting an honor cordon for her at the Pentagon, June 25, 2014. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance.
DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
Army Pfc. Trevor G. Martin, right, prepares a 60mm mortar round during a live-fire exercise on Fort Pickett, Va., June 12, 2014. Martin is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez
U.S. Army Spc. Giles Dunlop monitors the surrounding area during an exercise to recover simulated casualty personnel with a Kuwaiti military SA 330 Puma helicopter in Kuwait, June 19, 2014. Dunlop is a crew chief assigned to 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Air Ambulance.
New York National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis