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Check out this week’s round up of our service members in action! From a celebrity chef meeting the Dover AFB Airmen to Baumholder fire fighters training to maintain readiness, to the DoD’s Warrior Games and the Army Parachute team jumping, here’s a glimpse of what it’s like to live a day in the life of America’s military.  

2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games Day 6

ORLANDO, FL, 08.25.2022
Photo by Airman 1st Class Erin Currie, Air Force Wounded Warrior Program  
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jessica Garcia, a Team Air Force Warrior Games athlete, competes in a race during a track competition at the 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida. The DoD Warrior Games feature a variety of adaptive sports such as wheelchair basketball, archery, sitting volleyball, and many more. These sports provide reconditioning activities and competitive athletic opportunities to all wounded, ill and injured service members in effort to improve their quality of life throughout the continuum of recovery and transition.

Cavalry Scouts: Eyes and Ears of the Army

FORT CARSON, CO, 08.25.2022
Photo by Pvt. Samuel Brandonm, 14th Public Affairs Detachment  
Soldiers from 4th Platoon, in the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, do equipment checks as they head out for a reconnaissance mission at Fort Carson, Colorado. This training event was designed to practice the safe and aggressive execution of training, as well as re-establish troop and squadron level sustainment.

Tanks in Mons

Photo by Sgt. Agustin Montanez, 113th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment  
Various World War II vehicles participate in the Tanks in Mons parade held at Estinnes, Belgium. Tanks in Mons, an annual event in its 21st year, brings people together to commemorate the Liberation of Belgium and the historic Battle of the Mons Pocket.

Altus AFB hosts 23rd Annual Cattle Drive

Photo by Airman 1st Class Miyah Gray, 97th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs  
Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) command team smile at the crowd during the 23rd Annual Cattle Drive at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The cattle drive precedes other annual rodeo-themed events in the local community.

Eyes of BWT

PARRIS ISLAND, SC, 08.29.2022
Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hageali, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island  
A recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, poses for a photo during Basic Warrior Training at Paige Field on Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.. BWT is designed to teach the importance of teamwork, working under stress and how to perform well while utilizing small unit leadership.

Chef Irvine meets Team Dover Airmen

DOVER AFB, DE, 08.25.2022
Photo by Airman 1st Class Cydney Lee, 436th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  
Col. Rusty Gohn, left, 436th Airlift Wing vice commander, shakes hands with Robert Irvine during the Meet, Greet, Eat with Chef Robert Irvine event on Dover Air Force Base. More than 75 Airmen attended the event which included a photo opportunity with Irvine and a catered lunch.

Baumholder Fire Fighters Maintain Readiness

Photo by Ruediger Hess, Training Support Activity Europe   
U.S. Army Garrison Fire Department members moves into position during a simulated fire training exercise at Smith Barrack in Baumholder Germany.

Combat Logistics Battalion 22 Conducts Training

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, 08.25.2022
Photo by Lance Cpl. Meshaq Hyltonm, 2nd Marine Logistics Group  
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 22, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, put on M50 joint service general purpose masks during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. CLB-22’s MCCRE is the battalion’s final evaluation to demonstrate combat readiness through proficiency in core mission essential tasks before they begin a change of operational control (CHOP) to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Army Parachute Team jumps for Airshow

MADRAS, OR, 08.26.2022
Photo by Megan Hackett, U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights  
Staff Sgt. Jason Bauder of the U.S. Army Parachute Team performs a demonstration parachute jump in Madras, Oregon. The U.S. Army Parachute Team is performing for the Airshow of the Cascades 27-28 August.

Kuwait Soldiers Visit Area Support Group

Photo by Claudia LaMantia, Area Support Group – Kuwait  
Kuwait Army doctors, Lt. Col. Hussain Al-Saraf, Sgt. Maj. Mona Mubarak Alhajeri, and Sgt. Maj. Najah Zamel Alenezi, receive a tour of the hospital at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

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