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August 2010 Archive

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08/23/2010

U.S. Navy Submarine Crew Shows Operation

A crew member aboard the USS Rhode Island looks through the periscope in the submarine’s control room, Aug. 16, 2010, on patrol in the Atlantic Ocean. DoD photo by Lisa Daniel

08/23/2010

U.S. Navy Provides Relief in Pakistan

A U.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter conducts missions during relief efforts in Pakistan, Aug. 21, 2010. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15. U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Paul Duncan

08/20/2010

U.S., Afghan Soldiers Patrol Mizan District

U.S. and Afghan army soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol near Combat Outpost Mizan in Mizan district, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Aug 19, 2010. The U.S. soldiers are assigned to Company F, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. The soldiers and members of the provincial reconstruction team met with residents to discuss upcoming provincial elections. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nathanael Callon

08/19/2010

U.S. Marines Provide Flood Relief in Pakistan

Pakistani soldiers load supplies onto U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters attached to the HM-165, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, during humanitarian relief efforts in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan, Aug. 17, 2010. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Paul Duncan

08/18/2010

Provincial Reconstruction Team Supports Afghan Bridge Reconstruction

Local Afghan men work on reconstructing the Tarnak Bridge in Qalat City, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Aug. 17. More than 450 locals are employed for the reconstruction project which is sponsored by Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul and Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Georganne Hassell

08/17/2010

Troops Patrol Zabul Province in Afghanistan

U.S. soldiers provide overwatch for their team during a dismounted patrol near Combat Outpost Mizan, Mizan District, Zabul province, Aug. 16, 2010. The patrol focused on speaking with the local population to assess their needs and surveying the security of the area. The soldiers are assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nathanael Callon

08/17/2010

Troops Participate in Exercise Vibrant Response

The Tactical Operations Center houses the Task Force Operations whose mission is to deploy and establish the brigade task force at a designated location within the U.S. Northern Command Joint Operations Area on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Aug. 14, 2010. These efforts are in support of Vibrant Response Command Post Exercise 11.1. Vibrant Response is a Northern Command training event for the Consequence Management Response Force whose mission is to save lives, prevent further injury and provide temporary critical support to enable community recovery. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Thomas Coney

08/16/2010

Gates Visits Navy Special Warfare Training in San Diego

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates looks at the helmets of all the recruits that did not complete the training at Naval Special Warfare Center, Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, in San Diego, Aug. 13, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen

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