Week in Photos 2/23 - 2/28

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers install a transmission in an AH-64 Apache helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Feb. 14, 2014. The soldiers, who are maintainers, are assigned to 159th Combat Aviation Brigade. 
 U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph Green
  • U.S. service members listen as U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses questions during his visit on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 26, 2014. Dempsey traveled to Afghanistan to talk with troops and commanders to assess the mission's status. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Marines shield themselves from the blast of a breaching charge explosion during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 in Ban Chan Krem, Thailand, Feb. 14, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Miller
  • A U.S. Marine performs battlefield movements during a live-fire exercise at Arta Range, Djibouti, Feb. 18, 2014.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Glen Brott, center, moves toward a breached personnel access hatch during a launch facility re-capture exercise on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., Feb. 18, 2014. Brott is assigned to the 90th Security Forces Group Tactical Response Force.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
  • A U.S. soldier, front, provides security as members assigned to the Trinidad and Tobago defense force travel to Chacachacare Island, the western-most island off Trinidad, Feb. 14, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Capt. Daisy C. Bueno
  • Army Lt. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland, commander of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, jumps from an MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an airborne operation over a water drop zone in Biscayne Bay near Homestead, Fla., Feb 21, 2014.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Joe Nawrocki
  • Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Osis performs underwater kettlebell walks to increase lung power and endurance at Scott Pool on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Feb. 27, 2014. Osis is a search and rescue swimmer assigned to the USS O'Kane. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johans Chavarro
  • U.S. sailors heave a line during a replenishment in the Gulf of Oman, Feb. 22, 2014. The sailors are assigned to the USS Bulkeley, which is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Donald R. White Jr.