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August 2012

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08/31/2012

Week in Photos 8/31 - 9/7

Marines approach the well deck of amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga after conducting open ocean operations using combat rubber crafts in Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 25, 2012. The Tortuga is apart of the only forward-deployed amphibious ready group. The Marines are assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Chelsea Mandello

08/31/2012

Dempsey Visits Dublin, Meets With Leaders

U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, salutes upon his arrival in Dublin, Ireland's capital, Aug. 31, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen

08/31/2012

U.S. Soldiers Provide Security, Attend Meeting in Farah City

U.S. troops receive a brief on Forward Operating Base Farah before departing for a mission to Farah City in Afghanistan's Farah province, Aug. 29, 2012. The troops are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Benjamin Addison

08/31/2012

Mississippi Guardsmen Rescue Isaac's Victims

Soldiers patrol a flooded area during the landfall phase of Hurricane Isaac in Moss Point, Miss., Aug. 30, 2012. The Mississippi Guardsmen train continuously to increase their capabilities in emergency response operations. The Guardsmen, assigned to Second Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, have rescued more than 350 individuals over the past few days in Jackson, Hancock, and Harrison counties along the Gulf Coast. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Hamann

08/31/2012

Dempsey Attends 2012 Paralympic Games in London

U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses questions from reporters at the U.S. Embassy in London, Aug. 30, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen

08/30/2012

U.S. Paralympic Basketball Team Prepares for Games in London

Kareem Dale, center, special assistant to President Barack Obama for disability policy, enters the University of East London's SportsDock complex to visit the 2012 U.S. Paralympic basketball team as part of the U.S. delegation to the Paralympic Games in London, Aug. 29, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.

08/29/2012

National Guardsmen Respond to Hurricane Isaac

Personnel in the National Guard Command Center in Arlington, Va., monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Isaac as it makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Aug. 28, 2012. The center, which provides an overall tracking and coordination of National Guard elements, has gone to 24-hour operations to prepare for Isaac making landfall. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy

08/29/2012

U.S. Soldiers Deliver Supplies, Attend Meeting in Farah City

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua White drives along the streets of Farah City during a mission to the provincial governor's compound in Afghanistan's Farah province, Aug. 28, 2012. White is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Benjamin Addison

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