The best military photos of the week

Jessica Evans
Aug 5, 2022 1:41 AM PDT
1 minute read
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Wondering what a day in the life of a service member is like these days? We’ve got you covered with…

Wondering what a day in the life of a service member is like these days? We’ve got you covered with these dynamic examples of what it’s really like to be a member of today’s military.

Soldier on U.S. Army Parachute Team takes actor Clive Standen on Tandem Skydive

Photo by Megan Hackett, U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights  
Sgt. 1st Class Marcus Denniston of the U.S. Army Parachute Team takes actor Clive Standen on a tandem jump in Perris, California.

Aerial Gunnery

Photo by Sgt. Oscar Toscano, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade  
An AH-64E Apache Helicopter belonging to the 4-2 Attack Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is staged on the flight pad during the combined units aerial gunnery qualifications. Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, Republic of Korea. This is a long exposure photo.

Assistant Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Jerry Martin fires the M2 .50 Caliber

Photo by Pfc. Alleyson Singley, 131st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment  
Assistant Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Jerry Martin fires the M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun at targets in part of his visit to 142nd Military Police Brigade annual training.

SETAF-AF hosts Bring Your Dog to Work Day

VICENZA, ITALY, 07.22.2022
Photo by Chris House, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa  
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa Soldiers enjoy morning PT alongside furry companions during SETAF-AF's Bring Your Dog to Work day in Vicenza, Italy on Friday July 22, 2022.

Laughlin AFB Flight Line Photos

Photo by Airman Kailee Reynolds, 47th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs  
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Gabriel Martinez, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, climbs into a T-38 Talon with 1st Lt. Julian Flores, 47th Student Squadron student pilot, in the front seat at Laughlin Air Force Base.

2022 ARNG National Best Warrior Competition Individual Weapons Zeroing Range

Photo by Spc. Kalina Hyche, 118th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment  
U.S. Army Spc. Wyatt Walls, a fire support specialist with the Oregon Army National Guard, prepares to zero his individual weapon at the zeroing range at Tullahoma's Volunteer Training Site.

Maj. McDowell is Ready to Ride 

Photo by Airman 1st Class Tylon Chapman,185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard  
U.S. Air Force Maj. Sara McDowell, a Mental Health Provider of Headquarters Air Force A1Z, poses for a photo with her bicycle and Air Force Cycling Team scannable license plate at the 185th Air Refueling Wing at Sioux City, Iowa.

World-famous Cavalry Unit Receives New Commander

Photo by Master Sgt. Miriam Espinoza, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs  
From left to right- Maj. Chaz Allen, 1ACB Executive Officer, Col. Timothy Jaeger, incoming brigade commander, Maj. Gen. John B. Richardson, commander of 1st Cavalry Brigade, and Col. Reggie Harper, outgoing brigade commander, Storck Barracks.

Wing Commander Takes Final Flight

Photo by Senior Airman Karla Parra, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs  
U.S. Air Force Col. Corey Simmons, center, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, and 60th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen gather for a photo in a C-17 Globemaster III during a dual-purpose mission flight over the California coast. The flight was both a routine AES exercise as well as Simmons’ final flight.

Sling Load

Photo by Capt. Travis Mueller, Joint Force Headquarters - Pennsylvania National Guard  
U.S. Soldiers with Echo Company, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade sling load simulated heavy equipment to UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, operated by Soldiers with Alpha Company, 2-14th GSAB.

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