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Favorite Photos Friday Nov. 20, 2015 | Photo Gallery
Harriers, Green Berets, Ospreys, and more.
A soldier holds up a belt of 7.62 mm rounds while Army Sgt. Heath Wolfe shoots an M240B machine gun at a qualification range during a training event on Camp Atterbury, Ind., Nov. 6, 2015. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret Army Lt. Col. Scott Nicholas and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Fred Heer fly a Texas Army National Guard AH-64D Apache helicopter while firing a 30 mm cannon during an aerial gunnery exercise on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 9, 2015. U.S. Army photo by Major Randy Stillinger An Army Green Beret takes to one knee during a noncombatant evacuation exercise as part of Southern Strike 16 on Meridian Naval Air Station, Miss., Nov. 3, 2015. New York National Guard photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy An AV-8B Harrier launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to conduct their first missions over Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ryre Arciaga An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the USS George Washington in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 17, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Archer U.S. sailors cast off lines to a tug while getting underway from Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo in Sasebo Harbor, Japan, Nov. 13, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin V. Cunningham Army Green Berets fire a mortar system at training targets during Southern Strike 16 on Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., Nov. 4, 2015. New York Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon sails toward a rainbow in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 10, 2015. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Jiang A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey stages on a hasty landing zone during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) drill at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Clarence Leake An Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet leaps through a window obstacle on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 10, 2015. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. David Stewart The U.S. Coast Guard's sixth National Security Cutter, the Douglas Munro, is prepared for a christening ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss., Nov. 14, 2015. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley