U.S. and Slovenian forces prepare for a convoy exercise during Vanguard Proof at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, March 20, 2017. The exercise focuses on enhancing NATO operational standards and individual skills. Army photo by Paolo Bovo
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Julessa Heathe, front, and Airman Jovonte Ross search for hot spots during a simulated fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippine Sea, March 18, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeanette Mullinax
Darla, a German shepherd assigned to the Army's 549th Military Working Dog Detachment, conducts aggression training with a handler at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 21, 2017. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
New recruits receive a briefing on the Uniform Code of Military Justice at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, March 20, 2017. The recruits learn about the articles that apply to them as they train. Marine Core photo by Cpl. Angelica Annastas
The Air Force launches the ninth Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., March 18, 2017. Such satellites play an integral part in military operations. Courtesy photo by United Launch Alliance
A soldier pauses by a tree during Allied Spirit VI at 7th Army Training Command’s Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, March 17, 2017. The exercise includes about 2,770 participants from 12 NATO and partner nations Army photo by Sgt. Seth Plagenza
Air Force Airman 1st Class Chante Birdlong administers juice to a child at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March 18, 2017, during an event to teach military children about what their parents do when they deploy. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue