U.S. sailors participate in a general quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 20, 2015. The carrier is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez
An honor guard soldier prepares to take the watch as Mary Winnefeld, wife of Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Miss America Kira Kazantsev; actor Dennis Haysbert; and Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano pay their respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., March 2, 2015. The group also visited wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., before departing on a worldwide USO tour the vice chairman is hosting through March 9, 2015.
DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
U.S., Czech and Georgian troops deliver stoves, clothing, blankets and other supplies to Afghan forces to distribute to Afghan residents in Panjshayr province, Afghanistan, Feb. 27, 2015. The Panjshayr community is recovering from a recent avalanche.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class David Wheeler
Paratroopers practice airborne procedures before conducting a jump using MC-6 parachutes from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter over Saint Mere Eglise drop zone on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 21, 2015. The paratroopers are assigned to U.S. Army Special Operations Command, which conducts training to keep its soldiers at a high level of combat readiness.
U.S. Army photo by Spc. Chenyang Liu
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter carrying U.S. leaders and advisers travels to the regional police logistics center in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2015. The service members are assigned to the Train, Advise, Assist Command East, Resolute Support Mission and Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan.
U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jarrod Morris
U.S. soldiers participate in a live-fire exercise on the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, Feb. 27, 2015. The soldiers are assigned to 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. During the training, the soldiers shot and familiarized themselves with the M4 carbine rifle, M240 machine gun, M2 .50-caliber machine gun, MK-19 grenade launcher and the FGM-148 Javelin.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William Tanner
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 15, 2015, to photograph Cope North 15, a large-formation exercise. Robertson is an aerial combat photojournalist assigned to the 1st Combat Camera Squadron. The exercise enables U.S., Japanese and Australian air forces to develop combat capabilities to enhance air superiority, electronic warfare, air interdiction, tactical airlift and aerial refueling.
U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson
Army paratroopers prepare to put on their parachutes before conducting a rotary-wing static line airborne operation over Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., Feb. 25, 2015. The paratroopers are assigned to Special Operations Command South.
U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Alex Licea
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