The past year was a busy time for the US Air Force.
Aside from coordinating and carrying out airstrikes against ISIS and other militant groups around the world, the branch also had to maintain its typically high level of readiness. The branch compiled a year in review, showcasing the US Air Force in action.These are some of the most striking images the branch captured over the past year. Read more
From the Clouds A Marine serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s ground combat element, Battalion Landing Team 3/1 fast ropes out of a UH-1Y Huey onto USS Makin Island here May 31. The unit is deployed as part of the Makin Island Ready Group, a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gene A. Ainsworth III)