Week in Photos 1/19 - 1/25

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Captain Mastin Robeson stands next to Route 611 to prepare for a convoy during Operation New Hope in Kajaki, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2013. Robeson, a team leader, is assigned to Security Force Assistance Advisor Team, Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Garcia
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez provides security during a meeting with the provincial directorate of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2013. Gonzalez is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • A formation of six UH-60L Black Hawks and two CH-47F Chinooks helicopters simultaneously launch a daytime mission from Multinational Base Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2013. The helicopter crews are assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Task Force Falcon. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Tant
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Kleve, right, chats with Afghan women through an interpreter about their experience at the children's supplemental feeding center in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 19, 2013. Kleve, a hospital corpsman, is a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. The team sponsors the center at the hospital, and provides food, education and vaccinations to Afghan children. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Marines battle a blaze during a live-fire training exercise on Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, N.C., Jan. 17, 2013. The Marines took turns rotating through each role of the firefighter. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cameron Payne
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Norlander connects a pelican hook during an ammunition onload aboard the USS George H.W. Bush under way in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 15, 2013. Norlander is a boatswain's mate. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Leonard Adams Jr.
  • Army Spc. Michael Davis, center, checks the breech of an M119A2 105mm lightweight howitzer during a live-fire exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 16, 2013. Davis, an artilleryman, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Nate Derewecki, an advanced rifle marksmanship instructor, left, teaches a paratrooper to use a thermal-imaging scope at night during a four-day course on Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Air Force Lt. Col. Casey maneuvers into position behind a 151st Air Refueling Wing KC-135 to receive fuel during a training mission near a range in Utah, Jan. 18, 2013. The refueling wing routinely supports air operations across the western United States. Casey is a pilot assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards
  • An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter delivers ammunition to the USS George H.W. Bush under way in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 16, 2013. The Seahawk is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Timothy Daughton
  • Sailors form an octopus similar to one on their command logo in Williamsburg, Va., Jan. 23, 2013. The sailors are assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group. The unit is the active-duty battalion for the naval support group, which delivers expeditionary logistics capabilities with mobilization-ready active-duty and Navy Reserve sailors. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nelson Doromal Jr.