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Top 10 military photos of the week

Wondering what our service members have been up to over the last week? Here’s a photo roundup highlighting everything from Marine 15ks to the latest uses of unarmed aircraft.

Marine Corps Marathon Belleau Wood 8k and Crossroads Trail 15k

Top 10 military photos of the week
QUANTICO, VA, 06.25.2022
Photo by Cpl. Eric Huynh,
Runners make their way up a hill as they participate in the Marine Corps Marathon Belleau Wood 8k and Crossroads Trail 15k on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The events challenge runners and their individual tenacity as they ran through the woods of MCB Quantico.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Arrive for Hill AFB Air Show

Top 10 military photos of the week
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, UT, 06.23.2022
Photo by Cynthia Griggs, Hill Air Force Base  
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds arrived June 24, 2022, at Hill Air Force Base for the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air and Space show happening June 25-26.

Moody’s Youth Center Hosts Teen Shadow Day

Top 10 military photos of the week
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, GA, 06.22.2022
Photo by Senior Airman Thomas Johns, 23rd Wing Public Affairs  
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zach Newfrock, 41stRescue Squadron special missions aviator, shows a teen the armaments of an HH-60W Jolly Green II during Teen Shadow Day. Teen Shadow Day gave Moody Youth Center teens a chance to explore various careers in the U.S. Air Force.

Faces of the Blue Diamond

Top 10 military photos of the week
CAMP PENDLETON, CA, 06.23.2022
Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Melissa Marnell, 1st Marine Division  
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Betsy Davis, an electronics maintenance technician with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, poses for a photo at Camp Pendleton. Davis is due to graduate from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in general studies.

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns to Astoria

Top 10 military photos of the week
SEATTLE, WA, 06.24.2022
Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark, U.S. Coast Guard District 13  
The crew aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) stands in formation on the ship’s flight deck while underway off the coast of Central America. An embarked MH-65 Dolphin helicopter detachment crew from Air Station Port Angeles hovered overhead for the photo in recognition of the day of remembrance.

5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment Commander Signs Off

Top 10 military photos of the week
ANSBACH, BAVARIA, 06.23.2022
Photo by Pfc. Yesenia Cadavid, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command  
Maj. David Endter salutes the American flag for the national anthem during a relinquishment of responsibility ceremony. Lt. Col. Abraham Osborn relinquished command of 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment to Maj. David Endter until the new battalion commander arrives.

African Lion

Top 10 military photos of the week
AGADIR, MOROCCO, 06.23.2022
Photo by Spc. Christopher Hall, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne)  
Royal Moroccan Special Operations practice Close-Quarters Battle drills during exercise African Lion 2022. AL22 is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, joint, combined annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Ghana, Senegal, and Tunisia. More than 7,500 participants from 28 nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner-nation forces. This photo has been altered for security purposes by blurring faces.

Iron Defender 2022

Top 10 military photos of the week
ARABIAN GULF, 06.21.2022
Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lily Gebauer , U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet 
United Arab Emirates and U.S. ships sail in formation for a photo exercise during Iron Defender 2022 in the Arabian Gulf. Iron Defender is an annual bilateral training event between U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and forces from the United Arab Emirates. The exercise focuses on maritime security operations, mine countermeasures, and harbor defense.

F-35B Lightning II Aircraft Launches

Top 10 military photos of the week
PACIFIC OCEAN, 06.23.2022
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Burghart, USS Tripoli (LHA 7)  
An F-35B Lightning II aircraft assigned to Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (VMFA) 121 launches from the flight deck of amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA 7). Tripoli is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

Megaproject Partners Test New Application for Lidar Models

Top 10 military photos of the week
PORT HUENEME, CA, 06.22.2022
Photo by Latasha Ball, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division  
An unmanned aircraft system (UAS) captures images of a decommissioned frigate in Philadelphia in mid-February. UAS images can be stitched together with scans from a tripod-mounted lidar device to build a comprehensive 3D model of a ship.

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