Top 10 military photos of the week

Jessica Evans
Updated onApr 16, 2022 8:04 PM PDT
1 minute read
Top 10 military photos of the week


Each week, we bring you the best photos of our military in action. See someone you know? Tag them or…

Each week, we bring you the best photos of our military in action. See someone you know? Tag them or share this post!

2CR TRM to Latvia

Photo by Spc. Uriel Ramirez, 2d Cavalry Regiment
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, prepares for a tactical road march on Feb. 22, 2022. Under the command and control of V Corps, 2CR conducted a winter tactical road march over 1500 km from Germany to Latvia to demonstrate its ability to deploy in an austere environment, foster multinational relationships, and increase interoperability with its NATO Allies and partners.

Paratroopers set up in Southeastern Poland

ZAMOSC, POLAND, 02.22.2022
Photo by Sgt. Claudia Nix, 82nd Airborne Division
A Paratrooper assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division directs an M1075 Palletized Load System vehicle at an assembly area in Zamość, Poland, Feb. 22, 2022. The 82nd Airborne Division is deployed in support of U.S. European Command to assure our Allies and partners in the region and deter any future aggression.

NATO air defenders train together in Poland for exercise Saber Strike

POLAND, 02.25.2022
Photo by Maj. Robert Fellingham, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, pose on their Maneuver Short Range Air Defense Stryker at Exercise Saber Strike 22 at BPTA, Poland on February 25, 2022. This is the exercise debut of the four prototype M-SHORAD platforms. The exercise runs through March with approximately 13,000 participants from 13 countries. Saber Strike has been held every 2 years since 2010.

Lima Company Motivational Run

SAN DIEGO, CA, 02.24.2022
Photo by Cpl. Grace Kindred , Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, run in formation during a motivational run at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Feb. 24, 2022. The Marines leading from the front were responsible for the training and organization of 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. Friends and family of Lima Company attended the event to celebrate the completion of recruit training.

370th Flight Test Squadron Conducts Aerial Refueling

Photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn White, 4th Combat Camera Squadron
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Mikal, aircraft commander, 370th Flight Test Squadron, conducts pre-flight checks in a KC-135 Stratotanker at Edwards Air Force Base, Ca., Feb. 4th, 2022. The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 60 years.

Cope North 22 International Airdrop

Photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford,
U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Brandon Calhoun, a C-130H Hercules pilot assigned to the 700th Airlift Squadron, prepares a C-130H for an airdrop mission during exercise Cope North 22 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 5, 2022. CN22 focused on humanitarian assistance and/or disaster relief operations and helped improve collaboration between the U.S. Armed Forces, Royal Australian Air Force and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.

Hotel Company Swim Qualification

BEAUFORT, SC, 02.24.2022
Photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher McMurry, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
Recruits with Hotel company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, practice to pass swim qualification aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Feb. 24, 2022. Recruits who fail to qualify on their first attempt are identified as iron ducks. The Marines in charge of training the iron ducks are the Marine Corps Instructors of Water Survival (MCIWS).

Coast Guard rescues 9 from rig on fire near Sabine Pass, Texas

SABINE PASS, TX, 02.24.2022
U.S. Coast Guard District 8
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew conducts a search and rescue operation for crew members aboard a rig on fire in Sabine Pass, Texas, Feb. 24, 2022. All nine people aboard the rig were rescued with no reported injuries.

Joint Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot 2022

ANCHORAGE, AK, 02.23.2022
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Rice, 116th Air Control Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Airmen with the 116th Services Flight, 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, set up a Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen (SPEK) during Joint Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot at Anchorage Alaska, Feb. 23, 2022. Joint Exercise Arctic Eagle-Patriot 2022 increases the National Guard’s capacity to operate in austere, extreme cold-weather environments across Alaska and the Arctic region. AEP22 enhances the ability of military and civilian inter-agency partners to respond to a variety of emergency and homeland security missions across Alaska and the Arctic.

U.S Army and Côte d'Ivoire Special Forces CASEVAC

CôTE D'IVOIRE, 02.25.2022
Photo by Spc. Timothee Buangala, Special Operations Command Africa
U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers pull security for an incoming causality evacuation during Flintlock 2022 near Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, Feb. 25, 2022. This year, Flintlock is hosted by Côte d’Ivoire. Flintlock provides an opportunity for partner forces to hone in skillsets to improve readiness and address counter extremist violence in the region.

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