Here are our 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 16, 2019 | Photo Gallery
Second Lt. Tucker Palmatier greets his wife Rebecca and daughters, Noelle and Jenna, prior to a welcome home ceremony for the 637th Chemical Company Aug. 11, 2019, at Northmont High School in Clayton, Ohio. The 637th was deployed overseas in support of Operation Spartan Shield, serving as the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense response force for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (Photo by Staff Sgt. George Davis, Ohio National Guard Public Affairs) An AH-1Z Viper attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepares for take-off during a strait transit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck/Released) An F-15E Strike Eagle flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, during an aerial refueling mission at an undisclosed location, Aug. 9, 2019. The F-15 performs air-to-air and air-to-ground missions using the pilot to detect, target and engage aerial threats, and a weapon systems officer to designate ground targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Taliana Canales, from Winter Haven, Fla., directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 off the flight deck aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85). McCampbell is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Isaac Maxwell/Released) U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Eliott Wright, an infantry rifleman with 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, poses for a photo during Integrated Training Exercise 5-19 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019. Reserve Marines with 1/25 are training at ITX in preparation to replace 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment in their deployment in the Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez) A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter crew conducts a search and rescue demonstration in San Diego Aug. 10, 2019. The demonstration was part of Movie Night Aboard the Midway, which included a screening of The Guardian. (U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley) A U.S. Armed Service member rolls out of an MV-22B Osprey during parachute training operations over Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii, August 13, 2019. The training supported by U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268, Marine Aircraft Group 24 was conducted for Armed Service members to maintain their parachute qualification requirements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Wilson) A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet, assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C. and a World War II era P-51 Mustang team up to celebrate their aviation history by flying together near South Carolina landmarks, Fort Sumter and USS Yorktown (CV 5), August 10, 2019. The 169 FW is proud of its 70-plus years as a single-seat fighter unit and its namesake, South Carolina American Revolutionary War hero General Francis “the Swamp Fox” Marion. The P-51 Mustang bears the name “Swamp Fox.” The P-51, owned and operated by R.T. Dickson, was once assigned to the Kentucky Air National Guard from 1947 to 1953. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Carl Clegg) Coast Guardsmen recover a rigid-hull inflatable boat aboard the patrol boat USCGC Baranof (WPB-1318). Baranof is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Brendan Nunez/Released) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) sails in the Philippine Sea while two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, embarked aboard Ronald Reagan, transit during a replenishment-at-sea. Ronald Reagan is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Toni Burton)