Here are the winners of the 2014 US military photographer awards
A panel of judges in Fort Meade, Maryland have made their selections for the 2014 Military Photographer awards.
The judges have handed out awards to military photographers for their amazing work in ten different categories including Sports, Pictorial, and Combat Documentation (Operational). The judges have also named the overall best military photographer for 2014.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Vernon Young was selected as the Military Photographer of the year. His photos ranged from evocative portraits of Afghans to scenes of US forces training before deployment.
“Recon Patrols” (First Place: Combat Documentation, Operational)
“Wounded Warrior” (Second Place: Combat Documentation, Operational)
“Afghan Gunner” (Third Place: Combat Documentation, Operational)
“Night Fire” (First Place: Combat Documentation, Training)
“Land Nav” (Second Place: Combat Documentation, Training)
“Dustoff! Dustoff!” (Third Place: Combat Documentation, Training)
“Drown-proofing” (First Place: Feature)
“Retiring the colors” (Second Place: Feature)
“Down and Dirty” (Third Place: Feature)
“The Reach” (First Place: Illustrative)
“Cyber Deception” (Second Place: Illustrative)
“The face of domestic violence” Third Place: Illustrative
“The Thunder Returns” (First Place: News)
“Remembering” (Second Place: News)
“Coast Guard Memorial Day Weekend Rescue” (Third Place: News)
“Out of the Sea” (First Place: Pictorial)
“Sky Miles” (Second Place: Pictorial)
“Assault overwatch” (Third Place: Pictorial)
“Survivor” (First Place: Picture Story)
“Becoming “Semper Fidelis”” (Second Place: Picture Story)
“Tenderfoot” (Third Place: Picture Story)
“Loud and Clear” (First Place: Portrait)
“Game Time” (Second Place: Portrait_
“The Army Chaplain” (Third Place: Portrait)
“Beyond” (First Place: Sports and Photo Of The Year)
“Roar” (Second Place: Sports)
Untitled (Third Place: Sports)
Air Force Staff Sgt. Vernon Young won photographer of the year for the following photos: “Timing” …
“A Deeper Connection” …
“Low Pass” …
“Faces of Afghanistan” …
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