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ESLER FIELD, LA. - The Louisiana National Guards two new UH-72 Lakotas touch down for the first time at Esler Field in Pineville, La. Photo by Stephanie J. Cross, July 11, 2008.

IRAQ - U.S. Soldiers from 1st Platoon, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment provide security during a patrol in Sa'ada, Iraq, July 7, 2008. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Seeber, U.S. Navy. (Released)

IRAQ - U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposalmen from the 447th Air Expeditionary Group detonate explosives attached to the wings of a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Sather Air Base in Iraq July 7, 2008. The aircraft was disabled after it made an emergency landing last month, and the Airmen are using a series of controlled detonations to divide the aircraft into smaller pieces so it can be moved. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Allen, U.S. Air Force. (Released)
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Camp Buehring, Kuwait - A Marine with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares a make-shift Bangalore breaching charge during an assault on a fixed position during live-fire training in the wide-open Kuwaiti desert outside Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Golf Company took advantage of the wide-open desert of Northern Kuwait to conduct training with grenades, close quarters combat and rocket fire. The Camp Pendleton, Calif. based 15th MEU is comprised of approximately 2,200 Marines and Sailors and is a forward deployed force of readiness capable of conducting numerous operations, such as Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Humanitarian Assistance Operations and a wide range of amphibious missions. The 15th MEU is currently conducting sustainment training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (Official USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy T. Parish) (Released)

Camp Buehring, Kuwait - Marines with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/5 seek cover during an assault on a fixed position during live-fire training in the wide-open desert outside Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Golf Company, BLT 2/5, 15th MEU took advantage of the wide-open desert of Northern Kuwait to conduct training which is impossible on board the confines of USS Peleliu (LHA 5) with grenades, close quarters combat and rocket fire. The Camp Pendleton, Calif. based 15th MEU is comprised of approximately 2,200 Marines and Sailors and is a forward deployed force of readiness capable of conducting numerous operations, such as Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Humanitarian Assistance Operations and a wide range of amphibious missions. The 15th MEU is currently conducting sustainment training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (Official USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy T. Parish) (Released)

Camp Buehring, Kuwait - Marines with Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, advance on an objective during grenade training in the wide-open Kuwaiti desert outside Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Golf Company took advantage of the wide-open desert of Northern Kuwait to conduct training with grenades, close quarters combat and rocket fire. The Camp Pendleton, Calif. based 15th MEU is comprised of approximately 2,200 Marines and Sailors and is a forward deployed force of readiness capable of conducting numerous operations, such as Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations, Humanitarian Assistance Operations and a wide range of amphibious missions. The 15th MEU is currently conducting sustainment training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (Official USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy T. Parish) (Released)
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PERSIAN GULF (July 10, 2008) A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 165 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5). Peleliu is deployed supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sarah E. Bitter (Released)

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (July 10, 2008) Canadian Private Shaun Murphy, assigned to the "Red Devils" of A Company, 1st Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, requests permission to board the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) moored at Pearl Harbor to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise. RIMPAC is the world's largest multinational exercise and is scheduled biennially by the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Participants include the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, Republic of Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Michael Moriatis (Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 10, 2008) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Vigilantes" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151 is launched from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility to support Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as well as maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Ashley Houp (Released)

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 8, 2008) A view of Red Beach during ship-to-shore operations supporting Joint Logistics Over-The-Shore (JLOTS) 2008. JLOTS 2008 will establish command and control of Army and Navy units, construct a life support area, conduct force protection operations, execute an in-stream offload of shipping from a sea echelon area, employ an offshore petroleum discharge system, retrograde and safely redeploy allocated forces. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian P. Caracci (Released)
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OEF - A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft waits for his wingman after receiving fuel May 27, 2008 from a KC-135R Stratotanker during a mission over Afghanistan. The F-15E is deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath England and the KC-135R is assigned to the 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing and is deployed from the 174th Air Refueling Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux City Iowa.(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway)

CSAF Retirement Ceremony - Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley joins cadets from his alma mater, Texas A&M University, during his retirement ceremony July 11 at Bolling Air Force Base, D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)
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Jeremiah Ridgeway, a US soldier who served in Afghanistan in 2007, sent in these pictures. A US soldier takes cover from dust and debris as a Chinook helicopter lands on an improvised landing zone.



"US mortar systems provide much needed relief for convoys and patrols that come under attack from insurgents."



"SPC Jason Westbrook receives treatment from a fellow soldier after taking RPG shrapnel through his right hand."

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"A US soldier pays his respects at a memorial for a helicopter crash."




"A 120mm US mortar engages insurgents from a mountain-top outpost."



"Sgt Robert Marrone guards a mountain-top helicopter landing zone from a sandbag position".


All bumped from the BBC website...
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ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 12, 2008) A landing craft air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 enters the well deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX provides a realistic training environment to ensure the strike group is capable and ready for its upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katrina Parker (Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 11, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise. RIMPAC is the world's largest multinational exercise and is scheduled biennially by the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Participants include the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, Republic of Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Navy Photo (Released)

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 10, 2008) Marine amphibious assault vehicles travel Red Beach during Joint Logistics Over-The-Shore (JLOTS) 2008 operations. JLOTS 2008 will establish command and control of Army and Navy units, construct a Life Support Area, conduct force protection operations, execute an in-stream offload of shipping from a sea echelon area, employ Offshore Petroleum Discharge System, retrograde and safely redeploy allocated forces. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian P. Caracci (Released)

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (July 9, 2008) A landing air craft cushion (LCAC) 29 assigned to Camp Pendleton passes the USS Arizonia Memorial at Pearl Harbor as it transports equipment from the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at Naval Station Pearl Harbor. The Bonhomme Richard is participating in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2008. RIMPAC is the world's largest multinational exercise scheduled biennially by the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Participants include the U.S., Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Netherlands, Peru, Republic of Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. India, Colombia, Mexico. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark Rankin (Released)
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CAMP TAJI, IQ - Pfc Joseph Biando, a native of Chesapeake, Va., provides security for military and Government of Iraq officials while inspecting a compact water treatment unit, July 7. The unit provides potable water to residents in the East Anbar Province, northwest of Baghdad. Biando is a mortarman assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad.

CAMP TAJI, IQ - Soldiers assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad secure roadways with ground troops and Stryker armored vehicles during an artillery cannon test fire in a remote area in the Taji Qada, located northwest of Baghdad, July 5. (Photographer: Pfc. John Ahn, 2nd Stryker Brigade 25th Infantry Division)

CAMP TAJI, IQ - 1st Lt. Kenneth Jura, a Gulf Breeze, Fla., native, takes a look through his sights to judge the distance to a bridge during Operation Borzoi Bonzoi X, a mission aimed at clearing the area of illegal weapons and helping to bring the people of the area together in providing security for the East Anbar Province, northwest of Baghdad, July 10. Jura serves as an infantry platoon leader with Company B, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi – National Division-Baghdad. (Photographer: Spc. Brian Pierce, 2nd Stryker Brigade 25th Infantry Division)

CAMP TAJI, IQ - Spc. Adam Brown, an Annandale, Va., native, patrols through a neighborhood in the Taji Qada, northwest of Baghdad, July 9, en route to a tribal sheik’s house to discuss essential services and grants. Brown is an infantryman assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad. (Photographer: Sgt. J.B. Jaso III, 2nd Stryker Brigade 25th Infantry Division)

Manas Air Base, AF - A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft returns to the fight after receiving fuel, May 28, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during a mission over Afghanistan. F-15E is deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath England and the KC-135R is assigned to the 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing and is deployed from Fairchild Air Force Base Wash. (Photographer: Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs)
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Cpl. Bryan Martinez, a sniper (front) and Sgt Ryan M. Cullen, a spotter, both with Deep Reconnaissance Platoon, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, honed their sniper skills on the M40A1 sniper rifle. (Official Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cory W. Yenter)
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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (July 09, 2008) A landing craft air cushion delivers equipment to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2008. RIMPAC is the world's largest multinational exercise scheduled biennially by the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Participants include the United States, Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Netherlands, Peru, Republic of Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Kirk Worley (Released)

BUSAN, Korea (July 14, 2008) Sailors muster on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) before manning the rails for a port visit to Busan. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is on deployment in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility operating in the Western Pacific and Indian oceans. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Painter (Released)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 13, 2008) An AH-1W helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 264 (REIN) of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit takes off from the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX provides a realistic training environment to ensure the strike group is capable and ready for its upcoming scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Starkey (Released)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 14, 2008) A CH-53E Super Stallion conducts night flight operations near the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) during the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group composite unit training exercise (COMPTUEX). COMPTUEX provides a realistic training environment to ensure the strike group is capable and ready for its upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Christopher L. Clark (Released)
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Air Force Reserve rescuers change role, still save lives in Afghanistan - Air Force reservists load two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters onto a C-5 Galaxy that will airlift the helicopters overseas. The reservists are from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Allen)

Momumental performance - The United States Honor Guard Drill Team performs at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C July 8 during their Summer Drill Series. These drills will be performed around the National Capitol Region until the 29th of July. ( U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandre Montes)
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Joint Base Balad, IQ - Pfc. Neontae Corbitt and Pfc. Frank P. Spratley, both Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, work together to lay a 120-mm mortar tube at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, on July 12. (Photographer: 1st Lt. Jonathan Springer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

AT-TAQADDUM, IQ - Marines who provided security for actor Gary Sinise during his visit to Camp Taqaddum, pose for a photo, July 13. Sinise is know for his roles as Lt. Dan in the movie "Forrest Gump," George Milton in his directorial debut, "Of Mice and Men" and as a detective in the crime drama "CSI: New York." (Photographer: Lance Cpl. Cindy Alejandrez, 1st Marine Logistic Group Public Affairs)

ATLANTIC OCEAN, XS - A landing signal officer watches as an F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to "The Raging Bulls" of Strike Fighter Squadron 37, approaches the flight deck during flight operations on board Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. Truman is underway in the Atlantic Ocean participating in the Composite Training Unit Exercise in preparation for deployment to the Persian Gulf. (Photographer: Petty Officer 1st Class Ricardo J. Reyes, Navy Visual News Service)

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Afghanistan - U.S. Soldiers assigned to a survey team from Task Force Castle prepare to move out on a mission in Afghanistan July 11, 2008. The Soldiers will survey a proposed site for a new observation post. DoD photo by 1st Lt. Tomas Rofkahr, U.S. Army. (Released)

Afghanistan - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen awards the Silver Star to U.S. Army Capt. Gregory Ambrosia at Korengal Outpost, Afghanistan, July 11, 2008. Ambrosia was recognized for valor under fire after running into a hail of enemy gunfire to help save fallen comrades in Sept. 2007. Mullen is on a six-day tour of the region to visit troops and host a USO tour. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy. (Released)

Iraq - British, U.S., and Iraqi Soldiers post security at a road-side check point along the main avenue into the city near the Al Kuzayzah district of Basra, Iraq on July 10, 2008. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tim Ortez/Released)

Hawaii - The U.S. Naval Ship Pililaau passes the historic Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu, Hawaii as it heads to port in the home of its namesake, Medal of Honor awardee Herbert K. Pililaau. The USNS Pililaau, a large, medium-speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ship, is here in support of JLOTS 2008 exercise Pacific Strike, a joint exercise of the U.S. military’s ability to transfer war fighting and humanitarian equipment to shore from ships at sea. The Pililaau will transport the U.S. Army's 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command equipment from Hawaii to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for reception, staging and onward movement to the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller (released)

Djibouti - U.S. Soldiers undergo sling-load training using a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 on Chabelley Air Field in Djibouti July 14, 2008. The Soldiers are part of a joint combat search and rescue team with 4th Platoon, Bravo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, and they apply the training to aircraft and personnel recovery missions. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers, U.S. Air Force. (Released)
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NORFOLK, Va. (July 16, 2008) The French nuclear attack submarine FS Amethyste (S 605) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk after completing patrol operations in the West Indies. Amethyste is making a four-day port call before joining the Theodore Roosevelt Task Group for Joint Task Force Exercise 08.4. starting next week. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelvin Edwards (Released)

DILI, East Timor (July 16, 2008) An AS 332 Super Puma assigned to the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3) delivers supplies to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a vertical replenishment. Mercy is anchored off the coast of Dili, East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico (Released)

BUKIT TIOMAN DARAT, Malaysia (July 15, 2008) Malaysian army rangers and U.S. Marines from Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marines, wade ashore from Landing Craft Unit (LCU) 1634 at a beachhead during an amphibious exercise as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2008. CARAT is an annual series of bilateral maritime training exercises between the United States and several Southeast Asian nations designed to build relationships and enhance operational readiness. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Daryl Borgquist (Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 15, 2008) Canadian service members assigned to the 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron watch as an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)102 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Hawk is participating in Rim of the Pacific 2008 with units from Australia, Chile, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, South Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kyle D. Gahlau (Released)
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FOB Marez, IQ - U.S. Army Soldiers from Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3d Armor Cavalry Regiment, conduct a joint raid with Iraqi army soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi army division, in West Mosul, Iraq, Feb. 12. (Photographer: Sgt. Amanda Davis, Joint Combat Camera Center)

Combat Outpost Rawah, IQ - Marines with 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, extract a Light Armored Vehicle from mud during Operation Desert Siege, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Feb. 11. 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion is deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar province of Iraq to develop Iraqi security forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (Photographer: Cpl. Tyler Hill, Joint Combat Camera Center)

BAGHDAD , IQ - Sgt. Jeremy Clark (center), a native of Toledo, Ohio, takes a minute to talk with his platoon leader while on patrol in northern Ghazaliyah in western Baghdad, July 11. Clark serves with 3rd Platoon, Company C, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad. (Photographer: Sgt. James Hunter, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

PEARL HARBOR, US - Visitors to Naval Station Pearl Harbor look on as the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk ties up at pier. The carrier is taking part in exercise Rim of the Pacific 2008 off Hawaii this month with units from the U.S., Australia, Chile, Japan, the Netherlands, Peru, South Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom. This will be the final exercise for Kitty Hawk before returning to the U.S. mainland for decommissioning in early 2009. (Photographer: Chief Petty Officer Don Bray, Navy Visual News Service)

Helmand Province, AF - Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, NATO International Security Assistance Force, operating in Garmsir. (Photographer: Cpl. Andrew Carlson, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Public Affairs)
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