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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.

Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force – an interactive look at how each service branch is organized. - Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force – an interactive look at how each service branch is organized.

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Discover the new #KnowYourMil showcasing the men and women who serve in your military — who they are, what they do and why they do it.

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