Amazing Military Photos

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  1. scoutpilot

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    A Soldier with the 10th Special Forces Group and his military working dog jump off the ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment during water training over the Gulf of Mexico as part of exercise Emerald Warrior


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    A 120mm mortar round flies out of the tube as Staff Sgt. Ramey J. Brown (left), a section sergeant from Marshville, N.C., Spc. Tyler L. Dillon (center), a team leader from Williamstown, W. Va., and Pvt. Gabriel C. Fields (right), from Fort Worth, Texas, all mortarmen assigned to Troop C, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Bandits, take cover while at Observation Post Mustang in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province on Jan. 26, 2011.


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    Staff Sgt. Travis Surber, a native of Franklin County, Va., and a paratrooper with the 173rd Brigade Combat Team’s Battle Company of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, parachutes out of a C-130 Hercules Transport Aircraft and into the Ukraine sky.


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    F-16 Fighting Falcons from both the 8th and 419th Fighter Wings demonstrate an elephant walk formation as they taxi down a runway during an exercise Dec. 2, 2011, at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. The exercise showcased Kunsan AB aircrews’ capability to quickly and safely prepare an aircraft for a wartime mission.


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    An M777 howitzer kicks rocks and dust into the air after firing during a recent mission. The Marines are with Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment.


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    Pfc. Erik Park from San Mateo, Calif., fires his M-777 155mm howitzer Sept. 3. Park, who is in 3rd Platoon, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, is the number one man on the five-man numbered team that operates the massive weapon system. He was 12 years old on 9/11.


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    U.S. Air Force airmen de-ice a C-130 Hercules at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2011. The airmen are assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 914th Airlift Wing.


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    A U.S. Army soldier From the 2/327th Infantry Battalion (No Slack), 101st Airborne Division, relieved after a fire fight with the Taliban opens his mouth up towards the sky to taste the snow as it falls in the valley of Barawala Kalet, Kunar province, Afghanistan March 29, 2011.


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    U.S. Army Spc. Devon Boxa from San Angelo, Texas, a member of Company B, 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, admires the Afghan landscape out the back door of a CH-47D Chinook helicopter as another Chinook follows. The choppers were flying from Kabul to Jalalabad.


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    An F-15E Strike Eagle pilot demonstrates the aircraft’s maneuverability April 9, 2011, during the Charleston Air Expo at Joint Base Charleston S.C.
     
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) underway in the Pacific Ocean. Kidd and Pinkney are part of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group.


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    U.S. Marines perform maintenance on a CH-53E Super Stallion aboard the USS Makin Island under way in the Pacific Ocean.


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    A Stryker Mortar crewman braces himself during a fire mission.
     
  3. AF6872

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    Great pictures.
     
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    Those are great photo's. Are these from the annual Military Times photo contest?
     
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    Those are awesome pictures! I have to say, the photo of the soldier trying to catch a snowflake with his tongue brought tears to my eyes. I'm not sure why - I guess it was just so incongruent and human.
     
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    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Reynolds, Security Forces squad leader attached to Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Zabul, fights raging water while holding onto a tow strap attached to an Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicle stuck in the Lurah River in Shinkai District, Afghanistan on Oct. 12.


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    SPC Dennis Cater, crew chief, consoles a young Afghani girl who had suffered burns from an unknown source with a small stuffed toy elephant; all of the aircraft in Company C (DUSTOFF), 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment carry several stuffed toys for the children that these Warriors of Compassion may treat. In the background, medic SGT Lange, watches over his patient.


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    Sugar Bear 76, a CH-47 assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment flying back to Kandahar on an "***-and-trash run" from the Uruzgan province after dropping off personnel on smaller contingency operating bases and picking up space-available Soldiers on their way to rest and relaxation leave.


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    SFC Alonso Albright, platoon sergeant and air ambulance aid man, leads a litter team of U.S. Marines to the waiting UH-60 DUSTOFF aircraft.
     
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  7. NorwichDad

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    God Bless all these wonderful kids

    Keep them safe too!!
     

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