Image of the Day: 30 September 2015


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Photo by Sgt. Scott A. Achtemeier/USMC

A Critical Skills Operator with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command uses a torch to cut through a metal door to gain entry on a building during Marine Special Operation School’s Master Breacher’s Course at Stone Bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Aug. 5, 2015

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Buried by a Welsh beach for 60 years, the World War II fighter that has emerged from the seas


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The World War II Lockheed P38 Lightning buried under sand and waves on a Welsh beach, its location is being kept secret

It has been hidden under the the sands and waves since it crashed off the coast of Wales in 1942. But now this wreckage of a rare World War fighter plane may soon be back on dry land.
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Image of the Day: 28 September 2015


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WWII fighter jets

World War II fighter planes in formation over farm, 1943

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Image of the Day: 25 September 2015


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US Army

Congratulations to the 2015 Best Sapper Competition winners, 1st Lt. Daniel Foky and Sgt. Brandon Loeder, assigned to 127th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Pictured above, Foky and Loeder in the lead during the poncho-raft swim event, April 21, 2015, on the first day of the competition. The 2015 Best Sapper Competition, held at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. took competitors across 50 miles in 50 hours of back to back events. The 46 teams came from as far as Alaska and Hawaii to compete

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Image of the Day: 24 September 2015


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Selfie

Jet pilot selfie over football stadium.

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Off the coast of Guam…


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US Navy

WATERS OFF THE COAST OF GUAM (Sept. 21, 2015) Aviation Machinist Mate Airman Aaron Clement, from Potsdam, N.Y., performs a leak check on an F414-GE-400 engine on the fantail of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman MacAdam Kane Weissman/Released)

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Image of the Day: 23 September 2015


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US Navy

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) transits the Atlantic Ocean. Ramage is underway participating in a composite training unit exercise with the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group.

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Veteran of the Day


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Veteran of the Day

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Harold Weeden of the U.S. Army. Harold enlisted in 1951 shortly after his 18th birthday. He then attended basic airborne training out of Fort Benning, Georgia, and on the same day of his fifth and final qualifying parachute jump, Harold departed for the Korean War.

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Image of the Day: 22 September 2015


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Vietnam War

Vietnam War LRRP’s out on patrol.
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Air Force celebrates its 68th birthday!


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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to you, Air Force!

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day.  


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National POW/MIA Day

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day.  May we never forget those lost or taken prisoner while defending our Glorious Nation!!!

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Image of the Day: 17 September 2015


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Vietnam War

Vietnam War, Battle of Khe Sanh.
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Image of the Day: 16 September 2015


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Vietnam War

F-4 bomb run Vietnam. #VietnamWarMemories…help is on the way!

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This Marine gives the best ‘motivational’ speech ever


After winding down their day at Mojave Viper, these bored Marines did what they do best (besides shooting things): Make fun of their leaders. Read more

Image of the Day: 14 September 2015


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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor pulling some maneuvers at a demo show.

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