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08/31/2009

WATER OBSTACLES

A U.S. Marine advances through a muddy obstacle course covered with concertina wire at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 21, 2009. The Marines are assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force Combat Camera. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Leon M. Branchaud

08/31/2009

THANKING A SOLDIER

U.S. Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the Army, talks with Army Pfc. Macmillan about the mission of shipping Army materials on Shuaiba Port in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Aug. 28, 2009. U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

08/31/2009

CASEY BRIEFING

U.S. Army Spc. Sena, left, and Molina, center, tell Gen. George W. Casey Jr., right, the Army's chief of staff, about their experience with a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, during his visit on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 28, 2009. U.S. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

08/31/2009

FULL HONORS

An Armed Forces Full Honor Casket Team carries the U.S. flag-drapped coffin of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy during his burial service at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Aug. 29, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Jerome Howard

08/31/2009

PROWLER START-UP

An EA-6B Prowler aircrew commences start-up procedures on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 28, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class John M. Hageman

08/31/2009

SPARKLING CONVERSATION

U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Sparks waves at a child at Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 26 2009. Sparks, assigned to Explosive Ordinance Disposal Operation Support Unit 10, dove into the zoo's aquarium throughout the day as part of Omaha Navy Week events. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Gary Ward

08/31/2009

SADR CITY PATROL

Two soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol through Sadr City, Iraq, Aug. 27, 2009. The soldiers are assigned to the 46th Engineer Combat Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Young

08/29/2009

GRADUATES

Jameel Andrews, Joana Amicar and Lianabel Amaro prepare to graduate from the New Jersey National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Trenton, N.J., Aug. 29, 2009. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

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