Here are this week’s Top 10 Shots in a slideshow gallery. These pictures represent some of the best photojournalism from U.S. servicemen and women who are stationed around the world.
Top 10 Shots Aug 9, 2019 | Photo Gallery
Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fire a Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) M242 Bushmaster 25mm chain gun during a Defense of the Amphibious Task Force (DATF) drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), Pacific Ocean, Aug. 7, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy Starr) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Bradley Pederson, from Mora, Minn., assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), signals to the pilot of a CH-53 Sea Stallion attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced) to take off from the flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary D. Behrend/Released) Maj. Adam Peterson, 74th Fighter Squadron (FS) A-10C Thunderbolt II pilot, adjusts his mask before departing for Jaded Thunder, Aug. 2, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hayden Legg) U.S. Marine military working dog Don, an MWD with the Provost Marshals Office, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, hurdles an obstacle during a MWD demonstration at the PMO kennels on Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 6, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels) U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nathanial Hennigan, with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, attaches a chain to a vehicle hulk during advanced motorized operations course as part of integrated training exercise 5-19 on Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Aug. 3, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Jenkins) A Georgian Defense Force soldier fires an RPG-7 on an RPG range during Agile Spirit 19, at the Vaziani Training Area, on August 5, 2019. (U.S. Army video snapshot by Spc. Ethan Valetski) Marines with the Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., parade marching staff march across the deck during a Tuesday Sunset Parade at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Robert Knapp/Released) Master Sgt. Jason Yallery, 911th Airlift Wing Honor Guard superintendent, poses for a photo in front of a C-17 Gobemaster III assigned to the 911th AW at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, August 6, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) flies the U.S. and Greek flags in Souda Bay, Greece, Aug. 7, 2019. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its seventh patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class T. Logan Keown/Released) U.S. Marines race to the finish line during the 2019 Commanding General’s Cup Water Warrior Relay Challenge at Del Mar Beach Resort on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 7, 2019. The relays consisted of swimming, paddle boarding and kayaking, and the top three teams competed in the team final event. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Noah Rudash)