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August 2015 Archive

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08/03/2015

URBAN ASSAULT

Army paratroopers assault an enemy-held urban environment at a live-fire range at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. The paratroopers completed several blank and live-fire iterations during the day and at night, sharpening their proficiency at battle drills in the austere environment of the Mojave Desert. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull

08/03/2015

HELMET HELP

Navy Lt. Liz Hunter, right, and Navy Petty Officer 1st Class David Partin get help with their diving helmets before entering the waters of Honolulu Harbor from the pier at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, July 30, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers

08/03/2015

FROG DIAMOND

Members of the U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, perform a diamond formation while flying the American flag during a demonstration at the Fargo Air Show in Fargo, N.D., July 26, 2015. Based in San Diego, the Leap Frogs perform aerial parachute demonstrations around the nation to support naval special warfare and Navy recruiting. U.S. Navy photo by Jim Woods

08/03/2015

OSPREY EFFORT

U.S. Marine Cpl. Raphael Velazquez maintains an MV-22 Osprey on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Atlantic Ocean, Aug. 1, 2015. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting a composite training exercise to prepare for an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Tyler Preston

08/03/2015

GRENADE ACCURACY

U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Spencer Feikert throws a practice grenade during an accuracy exercise on Arta Beach, Djibouti, July 22, 2015. Feikert is a rifleman assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Elements of the Marine unit are in Djibouti to maintain and enhance the skills they developed during predeployment training. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry

08/03/2015

SMOKEY VIEW

Army Capt. Bob Drexel scans the right side of a CH-47D Chinook helicopter above the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. Drexel’s position on the aircraft requires him to scan for potential hazards and help direct the release water from a large bucket. U.S. Army photo

08/03/2015

ROCKY FIRE

A CH-47D Chinook helicopter prepares to release water from a large bucket onto the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Calif., Aug. 1, 2015. U.S. Army photo

08/03/2015

ASSISTED LANDINGS

An MH-60R Seahawk practices recovery-assisted landings during a team drill on the USS Lassen in the Philippine Sea, Aug. 1, 2015. The Lassen is patrolling in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility to support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 51. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Jesse Mommaerts

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