The military in photos this month

A selection of military photos that you might have missed this month.


Candidates at the Officer Candidate School (OCS) conduct the Fireteam Assault course aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

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Lance Cpl. Jose Villalobosrocha/US Marine Corps

Marines from the 1st Marine Division wait to board a CH-53E Super Stallion prior to a night raid at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.

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Lance Cpl. Timothy Valero/US Marine Corps

Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division carry equipment through a pond during the team obstacle course at the French Jungle Warfare School near Yemen.

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Spc. Yvette Zabala-Garriga/US Army

An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan U. Kledzik/US Navy

A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral, Florida, enforces a safety and security zone during a rocket launch off the coast.

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Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto/US Coast Guard

A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons, four US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea.

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Senior Airman Erin Babis/US Air Force

US Midshipmen hold security in the Infantry Immersion Training (IIT) facility on Camp Pendleton, California.

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Pfc. Rhita Daniel/US Marine Corps

Soldiers from the 34th Infantry Division evacuate a simulated casualty during training at the National Training Center, located on Fort Irwin, California.

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Sgt. Stephen J. Schmitz/US Army

Paratroopers with the 173rd Airborne Brigade provide security during a platoon attack exercise in Wedzryn, Poland, as part of Anakonda 2016.

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Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/US Army

A phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS) fires from the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch/US Navy

BALTOPS 2016 participants steam in formation during an exercise.

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France Air Force Warrant Officer Cedric Artigues/DVIDS

USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) sailors climb back aboard after jumping from the aircraft elevator during a swim call.

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Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bryan Niegel/US Navy

A crew chief with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing rides in the back of a UH-1Y Venom as it approaches a landing zone, during a training exercise near Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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Lance Cpl. Aaron K. Fiala/US Marine Corps

Paratroopers conduct a static line jump during exercise Swift Response 16 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Swift Response was a multinational-exercise with the US.

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Staff Sgt. DeAndre Curtiss/US Air Force

Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen participate in a training exercise at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Air Rescue and Firefighting facility.

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Staff Sgt. Allyson L. Manners/Air National Guard

A soldier from the 91st Cavalry Regiment moves out during an air assault mission, during an exercise in Oszsyz, Poland.

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Staff Sgt. Philip Steiner/US Army

Infantrymen in the 173rd Airborne Brigade pull security from the prone position after exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

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Spc. Antonio Ramirez/US Army

High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) are fired during an exercise.

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Sgt. 1st Class John Fries/US Army

Soldiers fire an M198 howitzer during an exercise in Poland.

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Pfc. Antonio Lewis/US Army

A US Army soldier prepares to untie a vehicle that had been dropped into a drop zone during an exercise.

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Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/US Army

A US paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division conducts a parachute landing fall during an airborne operation.

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Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach/US Army