Week in Photos 9/14 - 9/20

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier preps a military tactical vehicle as the sun sets before moving out on a mission on Combat Outpost Zormat, Afghanistan, Sept. 9, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company D, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Nathan B. Joachim, right, and an Afghan soldier engage in a friendly competition of arm wrestling after a mission on Combat Outpost Kaligu in Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2013. Joachim, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's Company D, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Jackson provides security during a reconnaissance mission in a village south of Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Sept. 8, 2013. Jackson is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean Pabey, left, U.S. Army Sgt. James Carlberg and Army Staff Sgt. Abby, a military working dog, provide overwatch from the mountains of Maiden Shar in Afghanistan's Wardak province, Sept. 1, 2013. Pabey, a truck commander, and Carlberg, a military working dog handler, are assigned to Company A, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel M. Copeland
  • Army Chief Warrant Officers 4 Mike Eger and Troy Parmley fly a UH-72 Lakota helicopter over flooded areas as part of relief and recovery operations near Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 18, 2013. Eager, a pilot, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, and Parmley, a pilot, is assigned to the Colorado Army National Guard's Company D, 3rd Battalion, 148th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy
  • Army Staff Sgt. Jose Pantoja, left, carries Mike Daniels, an evacuee, up a hoist onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during rescue operations in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 2013. Pantoja, a flight medic, is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Keith Bart carries an animal to safety during flood rescue and recovery operations in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 2013. Bart, a crew chief, is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, and has been assisting with search and rescue operations in between Boulder, Colo., and Lyons, Colo. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault
  • Soldiers and civilian rescue personnel transport residents and children from an outdoor education center in Jamestown, Colo., Sept. 14, 2013, after severe flooding shut down major roads leading out of the town. The soldiers are assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment in Fort Carson, Colo. Colorado National Guard photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicole Manzanares
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Kendahl Chmara, left, signals to the USNS Arctic as U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Michela gives commands to riggers during a replenishment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Sept 13, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Karl Anderson
  • U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer James Strong, right, places a cover on U.S. Navy Chief Roderick Nelson, center, during a pinning ceremony for chief petty officers on Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2013. Nelson is an equipment operator. U.S Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Dietrich