A US Marine Corps recruit shouts commands to his teammates during combat training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, Dec. 3, 2015.The training pushed the recruits to their limits while testing their ability to solve problems and work together as a team.
US Air Force Combat Control trainees assigned to Operating Location C, 342nd Training Squadron, laugh with each other while sharing a meal ready to eat during a long day of training February 13, 2015.
Working as a team and keeping morale high within the unit is vital to each Airman’s success as they push through training. At the 342nd TRS both CCT and Special Operations Weather Team trainees go through four months of grueling tactical and class room training.
A US Marine Corps recruit marches to his platoons next event during tactical training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina, December 3, 2015. Each event had different obstacles that challenged the recruits’ metal, physical and emotional capacities.
Dan Kelsey, a farmer from Clyde, New York and World War II veteran who served in the Army Air Corps, sits on the rear bumper of his van, crouched over with both hands covering his face due to exhaustion and body ailments brought on by a long day of selling produce at the Central New York Regional Market, September 5, 2015, Syracuse, New York.
Dan and his son Carl Kelsey raise and harvest their own produce to sell at the market each week. Dan has been selling his crops at the market since 1938, in between his time in the military where he served as an aircraft mechanic on the B-26 Invader.
While some years in the farming industry are better than others, 2015 has proven to be a tough one for Dan and his son as the production of their crops has been down due to weather conditions thus resulting in a loss of money.
The father and son team normally bring approximately 150 baskets of tomatoes to sale at the market along with other produce which earns them nearly $1,500 on a good day but they have only been able to bring about 40 baskets each time this year knocking their earnings down to about $600, less than half their normal profit.
As summer narrows and the weather changes, it could possibly be a long winter for the WWII veteran and his son.
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