Week in Photos - 10/5 - 10/12

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft taxis to its parking spot on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 25, 2012. The Globemaster III is a regular visitor to Bagram Airfield, transporting troops, equipment and supplies in and out of the country.  . U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Paul Weber, left, provides security during a key leader engagement in Farah City in Afghanistan's Farah province, Sept. 27, 2012. Weber is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Benjamin Addison
  • U. S. Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew McNeill provides security while participating in a training patrol on improvised explosive devices at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2012. McNeill, a assaultman, is assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. U. S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Steven Cushman
  • Twenty-eight aspiring Marines surge up a hill during a five-mile hike on Marine Corps Recruiting Station Twin Cities, Minn., Sept. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Clinton Firstbrook
  • A soldier sprints while carrying an American flag during the New York City Tunnel to Towers Run to raise awareness for military causes in New York, Sept. 30, 2012. U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadets and New York firefighters lined the final stretch of the run. The event supports the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which works to build homes for injured troops and provide scholarships for the children of fallen service members and firefighters. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Randall Clinton
  • A paratrooper exits a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter above White Lake near Elizabethtown, N.C., Sept. 19, 2012. The soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and 95th Civil Affairs Brigade were earning German badges for parachuting. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Scrub the Cow plays his guitar for the crew of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos from the guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens during a replenishment operation in the Philippines Sea, Oct. 2, 2012. The Cowpens is part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group based in Yokosuka, Japan.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Kelly