Top 10 military photos of the week

Jessica Evans
Updated onAug 22, 2022 11:28 AM PDT
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Each week, we’re bringing you the top 10 photos from the military community! Check out what your fellow brother and…

Each week, we're bringing you the top 10 photos from the military community! Check out what your fellow brother and sisters in arms are up to around the world.

Top 10 Military Photos of the Week

1. Lexington, Kentucky 1-6-2022

Specialists Brianna Hunter, John Parish (pictured) Abigail Potts, and David Barbeau Jr.,(blocked by phone) of the 438th Military Police Company, pose for photos after the departure ceremony held in Murray, Ky., prior to their departure for their deployment to Kosovo Jan. 5, 2022. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Crane)
Photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Dickson, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office  

2. Lexington, Kentucky 1-6-2022

Kentucky Army National Guard's Command Sgt. Maj. Will Long addresses his battalion at the 1-149th Infantry Battalion's deployment ceremony at the Lexcity Church in Lexington, Ky. on January 6th, 2022. Long and his soldiers are deploying to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian

3. United Arab Emirates 1-4-2022

A group photo of Phantom U graduates with base leadership at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 4. 2022.

4. Camp Pendleton, CA 1-6-2022

U.S. Marine Corps Private First Class Selena Serrano, a Marine with Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, poses for a photo with her eagle, globe and anchor on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 5, 2022. Serrano just completed the crucible – a 54-hour event that challenges all the skills a recruit has learned throughout recruit training. Serrano was recruited out of Los Angeles, Calif. with Recruiting Station Montebello. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher A. Madero.

5. Manama, Bahrain 1-5-2022

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Juan Troncoso poses for a photo in the bay hangar aboard the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) Jan. 5. The Puller deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Victor A. Mancilla)

6. Enid, OK 1-5-2022

An Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student and his Instructor Pilot step to their T-6A Texan II Jan. 5 at Vance Air Force Base.

7. Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan 1-6-2022

1st Special Operations Squadron loadmasters conduct an airdrop during the “Flight of the Flock” off the coast of Okinawa, Japan Jan. 6, 2022. “Flight of the Flock” is a rare training opportunity to test the pilots and aircrew’s ability to conduct accurate airdrops.

8. Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan 1-6-2022

A 1st Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II pilot flies during the “Flight of the Flock” off the coast of Okinawa, Japan Jan. 6, 2022. “Flight of the Flock” is a training opportunity designed to challenge the pilots and aircrew on conducting operations as efficiently as possible.

9. Washington, DC 1-6-2022

District of Columbia National Guard members assemble and package COVID self-testing kits at the D.C. Armory, Jan. 6th, 2022. Nearly 100 D.C. Guard members are activated in support of D.C. Health to assemble testing kits for distribution throughout the District.

10. Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan 1-6-2022

A formation of MC-130J Commando II’s fly during “Flight of the Flock” off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 6, 2022. The 1st SOS MC-130J Commando II is capable of conducting airdrops, air-to-air refueling, and a variety of other operations.

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