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08/28/2013

LIGHT MOMENT

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shares a light moment with Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan at the Empire Hotel in Jerudong, Brunei, Aug. 28, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler

08/28/2013

INFORMAL MEETINGS

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Burmese Defense Minister Lt. Gen Wai Lwin at the Empire Hotel in Jerudong, Brunei, Aug. 28, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler

08/28/2013

AIRBORNE CONTAINER

A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter transports a container via slingload over eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 24, 2013. The helicopter is Company B, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, 36th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg

08/28/2013

FENTY FOCUS

A U.S. soldier provides security during a patrol around Forward Operating Base Fenty in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor

08/28/2013

MORNING BRIEFING

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Arrio Granum, center, briefs soldiers before a patrol around Forward Operating Base Fenty in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2013. The morning patrol was to check the security of the base's perimeter and engage area residents. Granum is a platoon leader assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor

08/28/2013

WATER DROP

Soldiers in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter drop water as they battle the Rim fire at Yosemite National Park, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to 1st Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment, California Army National Guard. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

08/28/2013

WILDFIRE FIGHTERS

Army Chief Warrant Officer Chris Aylstock, Capt. Colton Brauer and Sgt. Chris Boni battle the wildfire over Yosemite National Park, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013. The California National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks and HH-60 Pave Hawks are in full force supporting the U.S. Forest Service and California firefighters. Aylstock, Brauer and Boni are assigned to 1st Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Julie Avey

08/28/2013

HARBOR SAIL

The USS Constitution sets sail in Boston Harbor to commemorate the 201st anniversary of Constitution's battle with HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812 in Boston, Aug. 23, 2013. The sail of the three-masted heavy frigate also marked the culmination of a week of seamanship and leadership training for more than 150 chief petty officer selectees living aboard "Old Ironsides'" for Chief Petty Officer Heritage Week. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter D. Melkus

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