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Top 10 military photos of the week

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Wondering what our military has been up to last week? From 5K fun runs to a 28-mile ruck march to honor the fallen, deployment ceremonies to raising sunken vessels, here’s a military photo round-up of what it looks like to live a day in the life of a green suiter.

Kentucky National Guard Welcomes Newest Officers

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FRANKFORT, KY, 09.24.2022
Photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Dickson, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office  
Army 2nd Lt. Isiah Davis smiles after being commissioned as an officer in the Kentucky National Guard at the Kentucky State Capitol rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. Davis and six other lieutenants joined by friends and family at the commissioning ceremony.

EOD Marines Dispose of UXOs During Intrepid Maven

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Photo by Sgt. Dylan Chagnon 
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aidan Pedersen, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with 2nd EOD Company, 2nd Marine Logistics Group prepares unexploded ordnance for demolition during exercise Intrepid Maven 22.4. Intrepid Maven is a bilateral exercise between U.S. and UAE armed forces to train with and strengthen our relationships with allied nations in the CENTCOM area of operations.

Hispanic Heritage Month Highlight

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Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Grossi 
Senior Airman Jennifer Alvarenga, a munitions control specialist assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, performs a readiness inspection of AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles, with her team-lead, Senior Airman Dalyn Castillo, September 22, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Suicide Prevention Month 5K Fun Run

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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickman, HI, UNITED STATES, 09.23.2022
Photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker 
Kristian Gongob, 15th Maintenance Group chief of resources and programs, runs past a colored chalk checkpoint during a 5K Fun Run at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 23, 2022. The run was held in support of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

March for the Fallen

soldiers in egypt
EGYPT, 09.23.2022
Photo by Maj. Matthew Pargett, Task Force Sinai  
Soldiers assigned to the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) joint peacekeeping mission in Egypt participate in a 28-mile ‘March for the Fallen,’ at South Camp, Sinai Peninsula.

Coast Guard Raises Vessel

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Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee , U.S. Coast Guard District 13 PADET Astoria  
The Coast Guard oversees operations to raise the motor vessel Alert from the Columbia River in Portland, Ore. The vessel sank in October 2021.

1-25th AB Conducts Record-Setting Flight

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FAIRBANKS, AK, 09.25.2022
Photo by Eve Baker, Fort Wainwright Public Affairs Office  
Twenty helicopters from 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, conducted the largest movement of AH-64 helicopters in the history of state on Sunday when they flew from Fort Wainwright to the Donnelly Training Area.

Airmen and Partners Run the Air Force Marathon

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Photo by Staff Sgt. Dalton Williams, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs  
Airmen run a half-marathon at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Airmen and coalition partners participated in a 5K, 10K and half-marathon for the annual Air Force Marathon.

NCOs Pivotal in 54th QM Company’s Deployment

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UNITED STATES, 09.21.2022
U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee Public Affairs  
Members of the 54th Quartermaster Company advance party participate in a deployment ceremony recently at the Lee Theater. An element of the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Trans. Brigade (Expeditionary), the unit and its personnel are slated to support mortuary affairs missions throughout Southwest Asia.

460th Security Forces Squadron Ruck March

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AURORA, CO, 09.22.2022
Photo by Senior Airman Andrew Garavito, Space Base Delta 2  
Members from the 460th Security Forces Squadron take part in the afternoon ruck march here Buckley Space Force Base. The ruck march is open to all members of the installation to support their fallen defender.

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