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U.S. Air Force Maintainers Keep 'Em Flying at Bagram Air Field

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft lands at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 13, 2015. The pilot is assigned to the 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Aviano Air Base, Italy. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford


New York Fleet Week Kicks Off With Parade of Ships

The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week New York, May 20, 2015. FWNY, now in its 27th year, is the city's time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andre N. McIntyre


Joint Fire Teams Train in Romania For Aerial Insertion, Battle Damage Assessments

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Kevin J. Pollock, center left, and Alex D. Braatz, center right, brief soldiers at the start of aerial insertion and battle damage assessment training at the Cincu Training Center, Romania, May 20, 2015. Pollock and Braatz are joint terminal attack controllers assigned to the 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron. The soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment's 2nd Squadron. During this training, the U.S. troops were transported by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to a makeshift battle area to take over their objective. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner


Continuing Promise 2015 Vision Clinic Helps Belizeans

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Stolldorf examines a patient at a medical site set up at the Instituto Politecnico Heroes y Martires during Continuing Promise 2015 in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, May 17, 2015. Continuing Promise is a biennial civil-military operations exercise that includes humanitarian-civil assistance, subject matter expert exchanges, medical, dental, veterinary and engineering support and disaster response to partner nations. Stolldorf is an optometrist assigned to Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, N.C. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Maddelin Angebrand


U.S. Troops Complete Mission in Nepal

U.S. service members assigned to Joint Task Force 505 prepare to board a flight at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 19, 2015. JTF 505, along with other multinational forces and relief organizations, are in Nepal providing humanitarian assistance after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25, followed by a magnitude-7.3 earthquake on May 12. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson


Dempsey Attends NATO Military Committee Meeting

U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, listens to opening remarks during the 173rd NATO Military Committee meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, May 20, 2015. The meetings focused on a wide range of issues confronting the alliance. DoD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp


Work Meets With Swedish Defense Minister at Pentagon

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, right, hosts an honor cordon to welcome Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist to the Pentagon, May 20, 2015. The two defense leaders met to discuss matters of mutual importance. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz


Paratroopers Participate in All-American Week

Paratroopers compete in an obstacle event, part of the team assault course competition during All-American Week on Fort Bragg, N.C. May 19, 2015. The paratroopers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. Seventeen teams from across the division negotiated nine obstacles in a race against the clock to determine the fastest team for All-American Week. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Crail

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