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 13, 2019 | Photo Gallery
Maintainers assigned to the 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, roughhouse while a C-130J Super Hercules is de-iced at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Nov. 22, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce) An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron takes off from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 25, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher H. Stolze) A MV-22B Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, carries a cement block during an external lift exercise, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 3, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez) Donald Long, retired U.S. Navy radio operator, shakes a U.S. Marine's hand during his visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), Dec. 5, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matthew Kirk) U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ethan J. Pezdark, a motor transportation operator with 1st Transportation Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, provides security while forward communications are established in 29 Palms, California, Dec. 8th, 2019, during exercise Steel Knight. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Ulises Salgado) A view of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast at sunrise off the coast of San Diego, California., Dec. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan O'Connor.) An aviation maintenance technician washes the tail rotor of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark) U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jemal J. Beale, The Adjutant General of New Jersey and New Jersey State Command Sgt. Maj. Earnest Williams, right, greet troopers with 1st Squadron, 102nd Cavalry Regiment, as the Regiment arrives home to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on Dec. 12, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht) Koku-Jieitai Airmen assigned to the 1st Tactical Airlift Wing, pilot a C-130H Hercules during Operation Christmas Drop 2019, Dec. 12, over a Micronesian island. OCD serves as a training platform for the U.S. Air Force and its partners to better train for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief through the use of LCLA airdrops on unsurveyed drop zones throughout the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Juan Torres) U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew-chief scans the horizon during a 20 multi-ship air assault to the Pohakuloa Training Area on the Island of Hawaii. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Geoff Cooper) Joshua Vazquez (left), a high risk training assessor who is assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 Training and Evaluation Unit (TEU) observes Electronics Technician 2nd Class Juan Britomora, assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3, performing pre-flight checks of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aboard a MKVI patrol boat during a search and rescue scenario as part of a training scenario provided by CRG 1 TEU. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain's Mate Nelson Doromal Jr./Released) Royal Netherlands Army soldiers participate in the Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School's Patrol Craft Advanced Training (PCAT) tactical course at the John C. Stennis Space Center, Dec. 10, 2019. (U.S. Navy photos by Michael Williams/Released) Soldiers all over the world are motivated and awaiting the 120th clash between Army-Navy this Saturday, Dec 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Army will be looking to win their fourth straight game over the 23rd ranked Midshipmen. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Stevens)