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06/29/2012

LOADMASTER ORDER

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chris Linquest uploads retardant into a C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with a modular firefighting system to help combat the Waldo Canyon wildfire in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 28, 2012. Linquest is a loadmaster assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing, 731st Airlift Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany D. Richards

06/29/2012

DEMPSEY REMARK

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief reporters at the Pentagon, June 29, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega

06/29/2012

PENTAGON BRIEFING

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief reporters at the Pentagon, June 29, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sun L. Vega

06/29/2012

COLORADO FLAMES

Fire continues to burn in Waldo Canyon, Colo., while firefighters cut fire lines in the Peregrine neighborhood of Colorado Springs, June 28, 2012. The Waldo Canyon fire has claimed 18,500 acres and burned more than 300 homes. The U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force Space Command, Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., and Fort Carson, Colo., have joined local organizations to fight the fires. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock

06/29/2012

CUTTING A FIRE LINE

Marissa Halbeisen, a firefighter from the Hot Shots, a specialized team of firefighters from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., helps cut and clear a fire line in the Peregrine neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 28, 2012. By cutting the line, her team helped battle several fires in Waldo Canyon, where flames have claimed 18,500 acres and burned more than 300 homes. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock

06/29/2012

'HOT SHOT'

Richard Strange, a firefighter from the Hot Shots, a specialized team of firefighters from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., looks out at his worksite in the Peregrine neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 28, 2012. His team cut a fire line there to help battle several fires in Waldo Canyon, where flames have claimed 18,500 acres and burned more than 300 homes. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock

06/29/2012

3RD CAVALRY TALK

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to leaders of the 3rd Cavaly Regiment, known as the "Brave Rifles," at a town hall event on Fort Hood, Texas, June 28, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen

06/28/2012

ACHESON AWARD

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, right, receives the Dean Acheson Award from Richard H. Solomon, left, president of the United States Institute of Peace, and J. Robinson West, center, chairman of the institute's board of directors, after delivering remarks at the 5th annual Dean Acheson Lecture on “The Practice of Partnership in the 21st Century” in Washington, D.C., June 28, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

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