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A picture of a photographer with a set of images overlaying the background. - The men and women of the U.S. military who train and conduct operations around the world are also family members, friends and neighbors with a range of interests. Get a glimpse into their lives and their work as we turn to military photographers for a chronicle of the year.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum is pictured at night. - National Veterans Memorial and Museum

A group of service members march in a parade. - America's Parade

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America's Parade

A soldier holds an American flag on an aircraft over a baseball stadium - Staff Sgt. Kori Myers, 418th Flight Test Squadron load master, waves the American flag out of the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during the beginning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the L.A. Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers, Oct. 15, 2018. The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, provided the C-17 for the ceremonial flyover. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larson)

A curving beam of light illuminates a dark blue sky as a rocket launches. - An Atlas V rocket carrying a Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite for an Air Force mission lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Jan. 19, 2018.

A soldier shakes hands with a resident. - Texas National Guard soldiers assist residents dealing with flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Aug. 27, 2017. Army National Guard photo by Lt. Zachary West

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Helping Hands

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