Here are our picks for this week’s favorite military images. These pictures represent some of the best photojournalism from U.S. servicemen and women who are stationed around the world.
Top Military Shots DEC 19, 2019 | Photo Gallery
An Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Aerial Networks Division holiday sign is covered in fresh snow near the F-86 static display at Hanscoom Air Force Base, Mass., Dec. 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Maki) U.S. Army Soldiers from 1-17th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, establish a tactical action center allowing the command team to plan further operations during the training exercise Bayonet Focus 19-02 at Yakima Training Center, Wash., May 5, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Angel Ruszkiewicz) Tony Brown, a U.S. Naval Academy football player, celebrates a win with the crowd after the 120th edition of America’s Game between the Army’s Black Knights and Navy’s Midshipmen at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Dec. 14, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret) Marines with 1st Marine Division load onto an MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), for a regimental air assault during exercise Steel Knight aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 10, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Warrant Officer Justin M. Pack) U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chris Grove, a Special Tactics combat controller assigned as the 720th Special Tactics Group superintendent, leads family members, friends and teammates in Memorial Pushups following his Silver Star Medal presentation ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Nov. 15, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Williams) Capt. Collenn O’Conner, hospital adjutant with 212th Combat Support Hospital follows contamination procedures against a simulated chemical attack while testing for the Expert Field Medical Badge at Baumholder, Germany Dec. 16, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Ismael Ortega) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), left, the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6), and the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) transit the Bab al-Mandeb Strait behind the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), not pictured. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released) Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, prep their slings during a rifle issue at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Dec. 16, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jesula Jeanlouis) 56th Security Forces Squadron defenders move quickly toward cover during Shoot, Move and Communicate training Dec. 12, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook) Students in Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 20-01 move through the snow and terrain on snowshoes during training Dec. 12, 2019, on North Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.) Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Ian Sarreal directs a Sea Hawk HS-60 helicopter from HSC 23, stationed aboard the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), on the flight of the ship while in the Indo-Pacific, Dec. 16, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor/Released) Merchant Mariners tip their hats after placing a wreath during the Wreaths Across America event Dec. 14, 2019, in Goldsboro, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Derry) U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Fawne Maguire, native of Mosinee, Wis., smiles for a portrait in front of a C-17A Globemaster III at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Dec. 13, 2019. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) Musician 3rd Class Marcello Carrion, left, and Musician 3rd Class Marshall Wacker, both assigned to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, perform during the Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples holiday concert at Teatro Garibaldi in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy, Dec. 15, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Charest/Released)