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Week in Photos: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Week in Photos is a collection of the best images published on Defense.gov during a seven-day period.
Soldiers make a beach landing with combat rubber raiding craft.
Soldiers make a beach landing with combat rubber raiding craft during waterborne training off Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii, Nov. 29, 2017. The soldiers are assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Armando R. Limon
A soldiers uses a rope to slide from a helicopter.
A sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5, fast-ropes into an abandoned mall from an Navy MH-60S Seahawk, belonging to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, during an insertion and hostage rescue exercise in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 27, 2017. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin A. Lewi ...More
A soldier runs towards a vehicle with purple smoke in the air.
A soldier assigned to the 716th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company engages opposition forces while conducting mass-casualty search-and-rescue training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 21, 2016. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Curt Beach
An aircraft takes off from a ship.
A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as part of Combined Composite Training Unit Exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 24, 2017. The exercise allows all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force ...More
Marines practice hand to hand fighting on a beach.
Marines conduct ground fighting in conjunction with the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa at Fort Hase Beach, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Nov. 20, 2017. The Marines are assigned to the Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jesus Sepulveda Torres
An aircraft sits on a runway.
A New Jersey National Guard KC-135R Stratotanker from the 108th Wing sits on the flightline awaiting to offload cargo and passengers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J, Nov. 21, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht
Marines attach cable to a helicopter during training.
Marines attach cables to a CH-53E Super Stallion during Helicopter Support Team training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 28, 2017. Such teams include eight specialist Marines who ensure the equipment is properly attached and secured before pilots transport supplies to their destination. The Marines are assigned to Combat L ...More
Two soldiers fire a weapon.
Army Maj. Gen. James B. Jarrard, commander of Special Operations Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, provides assistant gunner support to a member of 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 5310 Operation Detachment Bravo during counter Islamic State of Syria and Iraq operations in southern Syria, Nov. 22, 2017. A ...More
A sailor practices using an ophthalmoscope to examine eyes.
Navy Seaman Kiara Jones practices using an ophthalmoscope, a tool used to exam eyes, during a drill on the USS John C. Stennis in Bremerton, Wash., Nov. 29, 2017. The Stennis conducted routine training as it prepared for its next deployment. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang
A helicopter lands in the background with two aircraft in the foreground.
A Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 6 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Indian Ocean, Nov. 24, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Spencer Roberts
Soldiers lift and carry a log during an endurance event.
Soldiers lift a log during a battalion endurance event at Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 30 , 2017. The event tested a variety of skills, including leadership and radio communications. The soldiers are assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kwadwo Frimpong
A silhouette of a person with workout equipment is against a colorful sky.
Kade Leonard performs kettlebell swings on top of the Troy Gilbert Memorial Bridge during the Trojan Warrior Workout at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2017. The workout was designed to honor Maj. Troy “Trojan” Gilbert’s who was killed in action outside of Taji, Iraq, Nov. 27, 2006. Air Force photo by Airman 1st C ...More
Navy specialists work to diagnose a woman on her houseboat.
Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nehkonti Adams, an infectious diseases specialist, left, and Lt. Gregory Condos, a Navy internal medicine specialist, middle, work with a Brazilian medical officer, right, to diagnose a woman on her houseboat during a humanitarian mission near the Amazon River in Brazil, Nov. 22, 2017. Navy photo by Pett ...More
A Marine leans forward while holding a rocket.
Marine Corps Cpl. Austin McClure places a rocket on an H-1W Cobra aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 28, 2017. McClure is assigned to the assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie
Two airmen fill sandbags.
An airman assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron fills sandbags during a joint chemical threat training exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 25, 2017. The sandbags were used to secure munitions while they were being assessed by EOD technicians. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick E ...More
A sailor hugs three people.
Navy Capt. Michael S. Wosje, commanding officer of Carrier Air Wing 5, greets his family upon arrival at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 28, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego
Soldiers make a beach landing with combat rubber raiding craft.
A soldiers uses a rope to slide from a helicopter.
A soldier runs towards a vehicle with purple smoke in the air.
An aircraft takes off from a ship.
Marines practice hand to hand fighting on a beach.
An aircraft sits on a runway.
Marines attach cable to a helicopter during training.
Two soldiers fire a weapon.
A sailor practices using an ophthalmoscope to examine eyes.
A helicopter lands in the background with two aircraft in the foreground.
Soldiers lift and carry a log during an endurance event.
A silhouette of a person with workout equipment is against a colorful sky.
Navy specialists work to diagnose a woman on her houseboat.
A Marine leans forward while holding a rocket.
Two airmen fill sandbags.
A sailor hugs three people.