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03/28/2013

FLAG GREETING

An Afghan child waves a flag at a member of coalition forces as he patrols to a medical clinic led by Afghan national security forces in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, March 12, 2013. Coalition and Afghan forces held the clinic to promote improved security, governance and development. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Kruger

03/28/2013

CODE TALKER

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Nicholas Kien, left, shows Samuel Tsosie, a retired Marine who served as a Navajo Code Talker during World War II, an M16 service rifle on Camp San Mateo, Calif., March 27, 2013. Tsosie's visit to the battalion gave younger Marines an opportunity to learn about an important aspect of Marine Corps heritage. Tsosie served with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in multiple battles, including Peleliu, Okainawa, and Cape Gloucester. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. James Gulliver

03/28/2013

HOSE HANDLERS

Damage control training team members practice proper hose-handling techniques in the hangar bay on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., March 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy A. Hazel

03/28/2013

FORMER SERGEANT'S HANDSHAKE

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Army Spc. Esequiel Alvarez with the National Guard as Hagel hosts lunch with junior enlisted members of the various service in his office at the Pentagon, March 28, 2013. Hagel, who served as an Army sergeant during the Vietnam War, plans to have regular lunches with enlisted personnel to hear their views on Defense Department issues. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

03/28/2013

LISTENING TO THE ENLISTED

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts lunch with junior enlisted members of the various services in his office at the Pentagon, March 28, 2013. Hagel, who served as an Army sergeant during the Vietnam War, plans to hold regular lunches with enlisted personnel to hear their views on Defense Department issues. Guests included Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Duskin Deichl, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Joan Powers and Army Spc. Michael Anderson. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

03/28/2013

HAGEL'S GUESTS

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosts lunch with junior enlisted members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, National Guard and Coast Guard in his office at the Pentagon, March 28, 2013. Hagel, who served as an Army sergeant during the Vietnam War, plans to have regular lunches with enlisted personnel to hear their views on Defense Department issues. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

03/28/2013

GREEN LIGHT

A Navy seaman clears an AV-8B Harrier to take off during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer in the Pacific Ocean, March 25, 2013. Boxer is under way conducting training off the coast of Southern California. The seaman is a landing signal enlisted sailor and the aircraft is assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Oscar Espinoza

03/28/2013

DEFENSE DISCUSSIONS

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left center, hosts joint meetings with African leaders Cape Verde Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves, third from right, Malawi President Joyce Banda, fourth from left, and Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma, second from right, at the Pentagon, March 28, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

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