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USS Harry S. Truman Ops In Mediterranean On 1-21-22

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducts operations on January 21, 2022 at an undisclosed location in the Mediterranean Sea associated the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.

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    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > A-10 Virtual Reality Flight Experience by U.S. Air Force Todd Cromar, 75th ABW PA

    If you’ve ever dreamed of what it would be like to fly an A-10 Thunderbolt II, then strap in, because now is your chance ... virtually that is ... at Hill Aerospace Museum.

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      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Strike Eagles At RAF Lakenheath

      Scenes of U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing F-15E Strike Eagles conducting flight operations at Royal Air Force Lakenheath under a blue sky.

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        Marines, Sailors Conduct Littoral Ops - SK22

        U.S. Marines with India Company, 3d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, and U.S. Navy Sailors stationed aboard the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), conduct littoral operations during Exercise Steel Knight 22 (SK-22) off the coast of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Daughter Joins Dad In Navy by U.S. Navy MCS Kalliyah Lowe

          Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Cagley proudly recites the oath of enlistment to swear in his daughter Savannah Cagley, who joins their family history of military service.

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            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Sea Hawk TakesOff From USS Essex

            Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Maria Chavez signals to an MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21 as it takes off from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

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              Strike Eagle Night Ops At RAFL

              U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from the 48th Fighter Wing conduct night operations at RAF Lakenheath (RAFL). Aircrew train regularly in low light conditions to ensure they're prepared for any scenarios they may encounter.

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                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Cadet Grows Wings At West Point by Jorge Garcia, U.S. Military Academy

                Before enrolling at the U.S. Military Academy, Class of 2023 Cadet Kai Burgman saw skydiving as a one-and-done task he would one day cross off his bucket list. Now, following his 127th jump with the West Point Parachute Team, skydiving is a practice that has become intrinsic to his being.

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                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Soldier Fires M240 At Fort Stewart

                  A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Charlie Company, 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Division Sustainment Brigade, fires a M240 machine gun at a range at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

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                    Paratroopers Conduct Air Assault, Raid On Village

                    U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct a raid on a village after air assault from MV-22 Ospreys with the help of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing at Dandolo range in Pordenone, Italy.

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                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Hard Life Road From Liberia To Proud U.S. Marine by USMC Installations Pacific

                      U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Benjamin Crayton was born in Monrovia, Liberia during the First Liberian Civil War, and immigrated to Europe as a refugee before moving to the U.S. at 17 years old ... and in 2021 enlisting in the Marine Corps. He is currently deployed at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.

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                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Viper, Venom Aerial Defense

                        An AH-1Z Viper and a UH-1Y Venom with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 conduct simulated aerial defense during an expeditionary advanced base operations demonstration at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue, North Carolina.

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                          Marines Range 410 Live-Fire Attack - SK22

                          U.S. Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conduct a live-fire attack on Range 410 during Exercise Steel Knight 22 (SK-22) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Learning To Lead by U.S. Space Force Airman Joshua Fontenot

                            Members from Space Delta 8 – Satellite Communications and Navigational Warfare, 4th Space Operations Squadron, have been breaking barriers in a new space training initiative, including the new crew chief training course, at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado.

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                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Passing Air Force Torch To Son by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christina Graves

                              It’s golden hour on the flight line at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. A maintainer makes the same routine inspections that he’s performed for the past 31 years, but this time walking alongside his son.

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                                Soldiers Conduct Bangalore Breach - WS21

                                Soldiers with 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion "Diehard," 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division and soldiers with the Spanish Armed Forces conduct Bangalore breach setup and explosion during Winter Shield 2021 (WS21).

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                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > The "Chiefs" and "Directors" of Navy Medicine by U.S. Navy André Sobocinski, BMS

                                  Chiefs and Directors are an essential part of Navy Medicine and have long represented the upper tiers of corps leadership that will continue to be used.

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                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - USAFA Men's Gymnastics Team Competes At JRMO

                                    Scenes of U.S. Air Force Academy men's gymnastics team competing in the Jr Rocky Mountain Open (JRMO) Men’s Gymnastics Invitational at the Academy's West Gym in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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                                      31st MEU Marines Conduct Jungle Warfare

                                      U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct jungle warfare training including rappelling, land navigation, and patrolling at Jungle Warfare Training Center, Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan.

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                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > MASPO Delivers Capability Around The World by U.S. Army David Hylton, PEOA - Redstone Arsenal

                                        A team from the Multi-National Special Project Office (MASPO) delivered four UH-1H Huey II aircraft and support equipment to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Super Hornet Flight Deck Landing

                                          Sailors on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) observe an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepare to land.

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                                            USS Harry S. Truman Daily Ops In Mediterranean

                                            The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducts daily operations at an undisclosed location in the Mediterranean Sea associated the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.

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                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Polymer Ammo - A Lightweight Approach For Warfighter by U.S. Marine Corps Matt Gonzales, Systems Command

                                              On the battlefield, the amount of weight a Marine carries matters ... Polymer is a lightweight, proprietary plastic that weighs less and offers more durability when compared with brass and other metals commonly used in weapon systems.

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                                                Prison Urban Operation - Bold Quest 21-2

                                                U.S. Marines and Canadian Soldiers conduct a prison urban operation at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center Indiana during Exercise Bold Quest 21.2.

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                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Hypersonic Vehicle Detection, Satellite Survivability by David Vergun, DOD News

                                                  Satellites in low-Earth orbit, or LEO, will make up the tracking layer that will be able to detect hypersonic threats by their heat signatures, eventually on a global scale. They will be affordable and prolific.

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                                                    Soldier Conducts Ft. Campbell Stress Shoot

                                                    U.S. Army SGT David Lee with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) goes through the first stress shoot range on Ft. Campbell to validate it. The stress range has a total of 8 total engagements that put the soldier to the test.

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                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Soldiers Hasty Attack Ready

                                                      U.S. Army Sgt. Johannes Dikeman and his squad ... assigned to Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment ... stand ready to conduct a hasty attack during a situational training exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.

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                                                        48th Fighter Wing Flight Line Ops

                                                        U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing F-15s flight line operations at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.

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                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Fulfilling Dream To Serve In U.S. Military! by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kristen Pittman

                                                          Most stories involving someone packing up and venturing across the globe take place early in the subject’s lives, when they don’t have much to lose and everything to gain. Not at the age of 38, when they have a good job and a family of their own.

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                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - 11th Marines Battle Colors Ceremony

                                                            U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Jeffery J. Vandentop with 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, and Color Guard Marines prepare to present campaign streamers to regimental commander Col. Daniel J. Skuce during a battle colors ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

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                                                              Marines Aerial Live-Fire Off Hawaii Coast

                                                              U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 367 conduct live-fire training off the coast of Hawaii to demonstrate readiness and combat proficiency in austere, expeditionary environments within the Indo-Pacific.

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                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Navy Counters Threats With Drones by U.S. Navy Ensign Drew Verbis

                                                                The Pacific Target Marine Operations, a division Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s Threat/Target Systems Department, recently deployed small-drones over Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu to provide cost-effective unmanned aerial system familiarization and threat training.

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                                                                  Soldiers Live-Fire Mortars - IMLC GTA 21

                                                                  U.S. Army soldiers assigned to 2d Cavalry Regiment and 173rd Airborne Brigade fire 81mm mortars with the M252 mortar system during the culmination live-fire portion of the five week Infantry Mortar Leaders Course (IMLC) at Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA), Germany.

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                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Chaplains Nurture Living, Care For Wounded, Honor Dead by U.S. Army Libby Weiler, Garrison Benelux Benelux PA

                                                                    The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps has been taking care of Soldiers, Family members and civilians since its beginning July 29, 1775, and they continue to serve communities across the globe.

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                                                                      Close Air Support - Camp Pendleton Range 440Z

                                                                      U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775, Marine Aircraft Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, provide close air support with live-fire during a training exercise at Range 440Z on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

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                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > All U.S. Military Medical Departments Under DHA by U.S. Army Kirstin Grace-Simons, MAMC

                                                                        The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime.

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                                                                          Training USAF MW Dogs and Handlers

                                                                          U.S. Air Force 628th Security Forces Squadron train new military working dogs and handlers at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.

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                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Marines Hone Mental, Moral, and Physical Capabilities by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Mitchell Austin and Staff Sgt. Jessika Braden

                                                                            The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program helps to develop each Marine’s warrior mindset and team-based skills so that they are always ready for any emergency or crisis.

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                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - A-10 Snow Covered Mountain Flyby

                                                                              A pilot with the Idaho Air National Guard 190th Fighter Squadron flies an A-10 Thunderbolt II by snow covered mountains above Gowen Field at Boise, Idaho, with snow covered mountains in the background, while training with F-35 Lightning II pilots from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 225.

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                                                                                Live-Fire Maneuvers - OC21

                                                                                U.S. Soldiers and Hellenic forces train together as NATO Allies and partners during Olympic Cooperation 2021 (OC21), a live-fire maneuver exercise involving armored vehicles and helicopters.

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                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Age Is Just A Number When Serving by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Samuel Becker

                                                                                  My heart feels like it is beating out of my chest while I wait for the shuttle to Air Force Basic Training ... I try to hold back the tears as I sit in my car with my wife, Amber, and two young sons.

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                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Snow Covered USS Constitution

                                                                                    The snow covered USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, is moored to its pier in the Charlestown Navy Yard as snow continues to fall.

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                                                                                      NCR USMC Marksmanship Competition 2021

                                                                                      U.S. Marines compete in the National Capital Region (NCR) Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition 2021 on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.

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                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Celebrating 60th Anniversary of Navy SEAL Teams by Naval Special Warfare Command

                                                                                        January 2022 marks sixty years since the establishment of the first Navy SEAL teams during the Vietnam War through President Kennedy's direction to increase and reorient U.S. special forces and unconventional warfare units.

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                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Army Combat Medics Prepare Casualty For Hoist

                                                                                          U.S. Army combat medics prepare a simulated casualty for hoist during training at the Medical Simulation Training Center on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

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                                                                                            Weapon Systems Familiarization - ESB/EIB

                                                                                            U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment familiarizes themselves on various weapon systems for the Expert Soldier Badge (ESB) and Expert Infantry Badge (EIB) training on Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany.

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                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Maximum Mission Awareness In-Transit by U.S. Army Courtney Bacon, PEO Soldier

                                                                                              In effort to provide situational awareness while Soldiers are in transport, a cross-enterprise Army team is working to incorporate the goggle-based Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) technology and sensors into vehicle platforms for optimal battlefield visibility at every stage of the mission.

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                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Marines Conduct Jungle Squad Attack

                                                                                                U.S. Marines with 3d Marine Division assault an objective and secure a position during the squad attack phase of the 3d Marine Division Squad Competition at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan.

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                                                                                                  USAF Fighter Squads Scramble Certification Drill

                                                                                                  U.S. Air Force 336th Fighter Generation Squadron and 336th Fighter Squadron conduct a scramble certification drill at Campia Turzii, Romania.

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                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > First USMC F-35C Squadron Deploys On Aircraft Carrierby U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Charles Allen

                                                                                                    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing has marked a key milestone for Marine Corps history as they departed San Diego Bay with Carrier Air Wing Nine aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln as the first Marine squadron to deploy the F-35C on an aircraft carrier.

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                                                                                                      Marines Conduct Room Clearing At Camp Buehring

                                                                                                      Reconnaissance Marines assigned to the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit , conduct room clearing training at U.S. Army Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

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                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Forrest Durham's 45 Years Trailblazing Air Force Technology by U.S. Air Force CPT Nadine Wiley De Moura

                                                                                                        There can be no doubt that within the last 45 years information warfare has undergone a complete transformation accompanied by the ever changing digital world ... Forrest Durham has been an integral part of trailblazing the U.S. Air Force technology pace and advantage over our adversaries throughout his 45 years of government service.

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                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - USAF Firefighters Ground Fire Training

                                                                                                          Firefighters assigned to the U.S. Air Force 628th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in ground fire training at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.

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                                                                                                            USS Ross Departs Naval Station Rota

                                                                                                            A fast paced look at the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) leaving port at Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin its 12th patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.

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                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Enhancing Surface Navy Lethality On The Waterfront by U.S. Navy Lt. Erik Nordgaard, SCSTC

                                                                                                              In this era of strategic competition, the U.S. Navy is shaping a more capable and lethal force through Ready, Relevant Learning that addresses the questions of when, where and how Sailors train for combat readiness.

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                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - National Ensign Lowered On USS Harry S. Truman

                                                                                                                Sailors lower the national ensign on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) prior to departing Souda Bay, Greece.

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                                                                                                                  Combined Arms Live-Fire - Rifle Forge 21

                                                                                                                  Soldiers with Battle Group Poland executed combined arms, weapons live-fire exercise Rifle Forge 21 at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland. The exercise sync...

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                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > U.S. Citizen, Army Soldier Returns To Birthland by U.S. Army Maj. Jason Sweeney

                                                                                                                    Despite it being the first return to the country of his birth in 10 years, when U.S. Army Sgt. Aqeel Ahmed arrived in Iraq with Soldiers of the 40th Combat Aviation Brigade he stayed focused on his mission.

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                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Snowy Arlington National Cemetery

                                                                                                                      The first snow of the year at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia with snowy scenes of ... a tomb guard walking the mat at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; grave markers at Section 64; the Columbarium Court (niche wall); and, the outside of the Memorial Amphitheater.

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                                                                                                                        Marines Fire Howitzers At YMA - ARTP 21.3

                                                                                                                        U.S. Marines assigned to 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, fire M777A2 155mm Howitzers during Artillery Relocation Training Program 21.3 (ARTP 21.3) at Yausubetsu Maneuver Area, Hokkaido, Japan.

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                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Marines Close Quarter Train - 2021 Tartan Eagle Phase 2 by U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Angel Alvarado

                                                                                                                          Exercise Tartan Eagle is a bilateral bi-yearly training exercise for the U.S. Marines and British Royal Marines to train close-quarters battle strategy and tactic. Both fighting forces displayed dedication, innate cohesion and passion for CQB skill refinement which allowed easy interoperability.

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                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Marine Corps Recruit Posts Security

                                                                                                                            U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Tyler Leggett, a recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, posts security as his fellow recruits complete an obstacle on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. This event is a segment of the crucible ... the culminating event of recruit training.

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                                                                                                                              Army Air Corps PT 13D Kaydet

                                                                                                                              An up close encompassing drone view of the World War II U.S. Army Air Corps PT-13D Kaydet trainer aircraft displayed with Tuskegee airmen at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

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                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Fuller Siblings Follow Dad To Air Force by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kimberly Barrera

                                                                                                                                The three Fuller siblings, Sven and his twin sisters Sabrina and Selina, are part of the countless children who followed in their parent’s footsteps and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.

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                                                                                                                                  Marines Live-Fire Activities On BDOC - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                  U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, attached to 3d Marines, conduct multiple live-fire activities with armored vehicles on Battalion Distributed Operations Course (BDOC) as part of Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Coaching Future Sailors, High School Athletes by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Dobbs

                                                                                                                                    MT2 Joshua Eynon, leading petty officer at Navy Recruiting Station Mechanicsburg and assigned to Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Pittsburgh experiences a great deal of joy from the job. He is also a volunteer football coach at East Pennsboro Area High School.

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                                                                                                                                      Army Parachute Team Wins Silver In 8 Way FS

                                                                                                                                      October 28, 2021 - The U.S. Army Parachute Team (USAPT) performs 8-way Formation Skydiving (FS) in the United States Parachute Association National Skydiving...

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                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > MSgt. Ruben Soto Not Done Giving To Army, Country by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mary Katzenberger

                                                                                                                                        Master Sgt. Ruben Soto has given 26 years of his life to the Army and his country, and he’s not done giving ... with the support of his wife and two daughters.

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                                                                                                                                          USAF F-35As Take Off From MCAS Iwakuni - OID21

                                                                                                                                          U.S. Air Force F-35As take off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan during Operation Iron Dagger 21.

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                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Four Siblings Continue Marine Corps Family Tradition by U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jennifer Sanchez

                                                                                                                                            With a one-year-old at home, an expectant mother is ready to give birth to quadruplets with 40 Medical staff - 10 per child - surrounding her to witness this rare, yet joyous occasion on Christmas Eve in 1998 ... As the siblings grew up at the “Crossroads of the Corps”, they would see Marines practicing martial arts techniques and completing the fitness tests on the football field before John had football practice.

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                                                                                                                                              Live-Fire Patrols At Camp Lejeune

                                                                                                                                              October 14, 2021 - U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, patrol on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina that includes squad-suppo...

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                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > DLA Troop Support Delivers 187 Tons Of Holiday Foods by Nancy Benecki, Defense Logistics Agency

                                                                                                                                                Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided 187 tons of holiday food, from the turkey and the trimmings down to the eggnog, to thousands of service men and women around the world for 2021 Christmas dinner ... all without a sleigh.

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                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - F-16 Fighting Falcon Nighttime Refuel

                                                                                                                                                  A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon conducts refueling from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 50th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility at night.

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                                                                                                                                                    USS Iwo Jima Arrives At New Homeport Norfolk

                                                                                                                                                    Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) arrives at Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia as she concludes her change-of-homeport shift from Mayport, Florida. Iwo Jima is named for the Battle of Iwo Jima of World War II. The ship was commissioned in 2001.

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                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Naval STEM Highlights Student Outreach 2021 Efforts by U.S. Navy Author

                                                                                                                                                      The Department of the Navy’s Naval STEM Coordination Office was busy in 2021 with its expanded offerings for high school and college students including a flight academy; a virtual question-and-answer event with astronauts working at the International Space Station; and, an online essay contest.

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                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Sailors Stand At Attention Behind WWA Wreaths

                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Navy Sailors stand at attention behind wreaths during a Wreaths Across America (WAA) ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery.

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                                                                                                                                                          Paratroopers Conduct Platoon Movement To Contact - BR22

                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade conduct platoon-level situational training – Platoon movement to contact exercise during Exercise Bayonet Ready 22 (BR22) at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center on the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

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                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Adapting To Global Threats With New Steel Knight by U.S. Marine Corps 1st Division PA

                                                                                                                                                            The 1st Marine Division, and Expeditionary Strike Group 3, have been conducting Exercise Steel Knight 2022 to hone naval warfighting functions including expeditionary operations, integrated targeting, communications and logistics.

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                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Christmas Eve Road March

                                                                                                                                                              NY Army National Guard Soldiers participate in Sfc. (ret.) Arthur Coon's Christmas Eve Road March, Glens Falls, NY that occurs every year to honor troops currently deployed away from their families.

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                                                                                                                                                                Finding The Right Marine Corps Santa

                                                                                                                                                                A humorous look at several Marines interviewing for the role of Santa Claus to the Marine Corps "Meritorious Board" that includes a "special Marine character" at U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island ... with the underlying message of ... Happy Holidays!

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                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Army Band Soldier Writes, Performs Original Holiday Hit by Shannon Collins, Defense Media Activity

                                                                                                                                                                  A Soldier explored the idea of Santa taking alternative transportation on Christmas Eve in an original song with its video receiving more than one million views in less than five days on Facebook.

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                                                                                                                                                                    Marines Fire Howitzer On BDOC - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, fire a M777 A2 Howitzer as part of Battalion Distributed Operations Course (BDOC) during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > WWII Vet Reminisces 100 Years Of Life by U.S. Air Force 4th Fighter Wing PA

                                                                                                                                                                      Forty-one years after the Wright brothers historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on Dec. 17, 1903, Lieutenant Colonel, Ed Cottrell, Army Air Corps and Air Force Reserve veteran, found himself in a P-47 Thunderbolt, staring down the barrel of an enemy cannon aimed at his flight leader.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Sunrise Change

                                                                                                                                                                        A pride inspiring heartfelt scene of soldiers with the U.S. Army 3d Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard" making the solemn, respectful change of the honor guard patrolling the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier during sunrise at Arlington National Cemetery.

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                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > WWII Navy WAVE Vet (100) Remembers Where It All Began by U.S. Navy PO3 Oliver Serna

                                                                                                                                                                          Ruth E. Black Koczela, a 100 year-old World War II Navy veteran, visited the chapel at her former duty station, where she married a fellow naval officer in 1946.

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                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Identical Twin Bros - One Army, One Navy by U.S. Army Eric Bartelt, USMA at West Point

                                                                                                                                                                            When the stand face to face, they each see the spitting image of each other as if either is looking into a mirror. Telling the identical twin Lowe brothers apart is easier now ... as they both dress in uniforms of their respective military academy allegiances.

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                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - USAFA and OSU's Wrestlers Compete

                                                                                                                                                                              Showcases and fosters pride of the United States of America with patriotic poems, music, articles, stories, quotes, photos, videos, tributes, images, references, gifts and more.

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                                                                                                                                                                                Marines Conduct Range 400 - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, attached to 3d Marines, execute Range 400 as part of Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Marine Corps Networking On-the-Move Significant Capability by U.S. Marine Corps Matt Gonzales, Systems Command

                                                                                                                                                                                  Marine Corps Systems Command is acquiring innovative command and control capabilities that increase mobility and communication on the battlefield to support the future fight with Networking On-the-Move a significant capability in meeting this objective.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Field Craft Hostile 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                    Field Craft Hostile is a pre-deployment course directed by the 421st Combat Training Squadron, that teaches basic combat skills to over 5,000 U.S. Air Force, Joint and NATO personnel annually.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Multi-Capable Airman Training by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Thomas Karol

                                                                                                                                                                                      Growth in the U.S. Air Force can sometimes be attributed to diversifying your skillset and branching out into other career fields. That was the intention behind Air Force leadership’s creating the Multi-Capable Airman training program.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Indian Ocean Transit

                                                                                                                                                                                        Scenes of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight operations and with other ships associated with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group as it transits the Indian Ocean.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          Marines Conduct Aerial Insertion - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment, conduct an aerial combat insertion with live-fire as part of the Regimental Air Assault Course during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Time To Innovate Navy ... Is Now by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval Research

                                                                                                                                                                                            Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, chief of naval research, presented a new vision for future naval power ... involving faster development, testing and transition of unmanned, autonomous systems; more efficient collaborations with industry and academia; and reimagined naval formations.

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                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Paratroopers Earn German Jump Wings

                                                                                                                                                                                              U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division proudly show their German jump wings that they earned with a recently completed jump during All American Presents from Paratroopers (A2P2) on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - M240 Machine Gun Twilight Fire

                                                                                                                                                                                                A U.S. Marine with 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (2/7) fires a M240 machine gun during twilight at opposing forces while conducting a force-on-force exercise during Resolute Dragon 21 on Ojojihara Proving Grounds, Japan.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soldiers Compete In Combatives - TLW21

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soldiers from across the U.S. Army 25th Infantry Division compete in a combatives tournament during the annual 25th Infantry Division Tropic Lightning Week at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Marines Hone Information, Electronic Warfare Proficiency by U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Kyle McGuire

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Marines refocus their priorities, opting to train their electronic warfare capabilities to defeat adversaries in the information environment aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      LCAC Enters USS Makin Island

                                                                                                                                                                                                      A landing craft, air cushion from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 approaches and enters the well deck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) at an undisclosed location in the Pacific Ocean during Steel Knight 22.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Identical Twins Share Journey To Become Airmen by Randy Martin, HQ Air Force RS

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Identical twin brothers Calvin and Cameron Smith were recruited by their brother and attended Basic Military Training together at the same time, in the same unit with both excelling as individuals while on their journey to become Airmen.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marines Fire Howitzer - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Marines fire an M777 A2 Howitzer as part of the Regimental Air Assault Course during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Article > Reimagining Navy Training by Rebecca Hoag, Naval Postgraduate School

                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulations (MOVES) Institute, an interdisciplinary academic center at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) works to make it easier for military groups to wargame and practice maneuvers through combined simulation strategies and the integration of artificial intelligence.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Wreaths Across America Ceremony At West Point by Jorge Garcia, U.S. Army MA At West Point

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friends, family, veterans, cadets and service members from across the nation ventured to the U.S. Military Academy to pay their respects to deceased service members and lay a wreath on their gravesites at the West Point Cemetery.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thunderbirds 2021 Final Show Cockpit View

                                                                                                                                                                                                                An amazing view from the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Demonstration team commander's cockpit during the team's final 2021 demonstration at Nellis Air Force Base.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. and German Soldiers Conduct Combat Ops - GG21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 4, 2021 - U.S. Soldiers with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and the German Army Rapid Forces Division conduct combat operations involving an air as...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Perspective From A Marine Infantrywoman by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Karis Mattingly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Claudia Murphy, the first female mortarman in Battalion Landing Team 3/5, is just one of the now numerous women who have enlisted and joined the infantry community, actively redefining the Marine we have become accustomed to in our infantry ranks.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Snow Covered Mountain Background Jump

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment conduct an airborne operation from a U.S. Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft onto Juliet Drop Zone with a snow covered mountain background in Pordenone, Italy.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marines Combat Marksmanship At Camp Fuji

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Marines with 2d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division conduct combat marksmanship training at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Time For Guam Missile Defense Build-Up Is Now by C. Todd Lopez, DOD News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          There's no time to spare when it comes to getting the tools in place to defend Guam ... a centerpiece of America's defensive abilities in the Pacific region. Today's missile defense capabilities in Guam are only sufficient to protect against yesterday's threats.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Evacuation Op At Kabul's Airport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A reminding glimpse of the "normal" humanitarian efforts of the "non-combatant evacuation operation" by U.S. troops at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan during August 22-30, 2021 with a salute to the 13 fallen U.S. troops from the bombing attack.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AFCENT, Allies Presence Patrol

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker conducts an aerial formation with U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers, Israeli Air Force F-15s, Royal Saudi Air Force F-15s and U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons above U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Airman Brings Island Life To The Desert by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daryn Murphy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                While the majority of Airmen have their stories beginning somewhere in the United States of America, there are some whose story begins in another country ... as did Air Force Master Sgt. Hemi Robinson, who started his journey in New Zealand.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soldiers Conduct Platoon Live-Fire At Bucierz Range

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soldiers conduct platoon live-fire exercises with a variety of weapons and armored vehicles at Bucierz range, Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Knowledge Is Our Weapon by Dawn Grimes, Navy Medicine and Readiness TCGB

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Since Hospital Corpsman Second Class (HM2) Juan Perez joined the Navy in 2008, he has served in Navy Medicine almost exclusively 'greenside.' In this role, Corpsmen are embedded with U.S. Marine Corps units, going where they go, training as they train, and uniquely armored with medical knowledge for whenever or however the unit may need it.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Securing Vandenberg SFB With MWDs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U.S. Space Force 30th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers Staff Sgt. Anna Barry and Staff Sgt. Andrew Lord with their military working dogs (MWDs) Csipisz and Hugo secure the base perimeter at Vandenberg Space Force Base.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marines Conduct Weapons Live-Fire - SLTE 1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Marines test and enhance their ability to command and control forces in a contested environment as they conduct weapons live-fire during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Montana JROTC Program Prepares Kids For Future by Sarah Windmueller, U.S. Army Cadet Command

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The ranching town of Lodge Grass, located on the eastern part of the Crow Indian Reservation, is host to the Lodge Grass High School Indians and its Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Overcoming The Cycle by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Godfrey Ampong

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Growing up in Western Kentucky, Liam Brooks learned the value of hard work and dedication from watching his parents create their American dream ... He decided to better himself by becoming a Marine.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marines Conduct Force-On-Force - NJ21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              U.S. Marines conduct a force-on-force exercise focusing on coastal defense and counter-landing operations during Noble Jaguar 2021 (NJ21) at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Vital To USA Security by David Vergun, DOD News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                or decades, the United States has had electromagnetic spectrum superiority over adversaries in all domains. But that superiority can no longer be taken for granted. China and Russia have invested heavily in electromagnetic spectrum for themselves and deny it to others.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Soldiers Fire Tanks At Bucierz Range

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Army Alpha Company (Orphans), 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducts a Platoon tank live-fire exercise at Bucierz Range, Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG 22-1 by U.S. Air Force Debora Henley, 505th CCW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG exercise 22-1 provided the U.S. Space Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and four partner nations’ forces the unique opportunity to train in a complex and integrated live-virtual-constructive training exercise.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - LCAC Approaches, Enters USS Makin Island

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 approaches and enters the well deck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island in support of exercise Steel Knight 22.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pararescuemen Compete In 2021 PJ Rodeo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Air Force pararescuemen from across the USA compete in multiple job oriented categories to determine a winner at the 2021 PJ Rodeo in Tucson, Arizona.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - AH-64 Apache Lands At HTA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A U.S. Army 12th Combat Aviation Brigade AH-64 Apache helicopter lands at the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany to participate in Combined Resolve XVI.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Amphibious Landing - UNITAS 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - UNITAS and partner nations participate in a Peruvian led amphibious landing as part of UNITAS LXII in Salinas, Peru.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Marine Corps Divesting To Meet The Future Threat by U.S. Marine Corps Matt Gonzales, Systems Command

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Marine Corps has begun a multiyear process of divesting legacy equipment to increase force readiness, resiliency, mobility and lethality to support the future operating environment around the globe.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Army Yuma Proving Ground

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is one of the largest military installations in the world with a mission to ensure the success and dependability of weapon systems and munitions used by American military forces.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Encouraging Young Students To Pursue STEM Careers by Terri Moon Cronk, DOD News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Attracting young people to embrace education in STEM subjects ... science, technology, engineering and math ... and sparking their interest in STEM careers is critical to keeping the nation first in technology.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WTI 1-22 - UH 1Y Fire In The Sky

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), conduct an aerial gunnery range during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-22, near Yuma, Arizona.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Soldiers Helocast Into Mott Lake

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U.S. Army 37th Brigade Engineer Battalion and 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a helocast into Mott Lake, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - U.S. Air Force Weapons School Takeoffs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pride inducing air power scenes showing aircraft taking off during a U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration exercise at Nellis AFB, Nevada.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Twin Brothers Define What Army Leadership Means by U.S. Army Danae Johnson, Training and Doctrine Command

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For identical twin brothers, Sgt. Maj. Thomas (TJ) Baird and Lt. Col. Dereck Baird leadership takes desire and nobility to inspire ... with perspective critical.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - USS Daniel Inouye Pearl Harbor Arrival

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) sails through Pearl Harbor as Sailors man the rails.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marines Conduct Platoon Attacks - SLT1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3d Marines, conduct platoon attacks with multiple weapons on Range 410A during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 (SLT1-22) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > White Mountain Apache Native American Marine by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Karis Mattingly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Hunter Barber uprooted his life at 20 to pursue an opportunity that was of greater importance than his comfortable and familiar lifestyle ... joining the Marines ... as a way to carry on his Native American heritage.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Thanksgiving Meal At Fort Bragg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senior Non Commissioned Officers and Senior Officers served Paratroopers lunch as part of the Thanksgiving tradition on U.S. Army Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paratroopers Conduct Weapons Live-Fire - ES21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Army paratroopers conduct weapons live-fire and other combat operations during exercise Eagle Storm 21 (ES21) in the Croatian Army range "Eugene Kvaternick", Slunj.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A-10 and F-35 Demo Teams - 2021 TLOA Air Show

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The A-10 and F-35 Demonstration Teams perform during the 2021 Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona (TLOA) Air Show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Advancing Cyber Warfare Training With Escape Room by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Seth Haddix

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Accelerating and changing the possibilities of learning, the U.S. Air Force 333rd Training Squadron implemented a new cyber escape room to test knowledge and sharpen the skillsets of cyber warfare students.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Turkey Bowl 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3d Transportation Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group (3d MLG) Marines conduct a Turkey Bowl, a series of physical events, to boost morale and camaraderie within the battalion on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marines Conduct Infiltration Mission - NJ21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            U.S. Marines conduct a 15-kilometer infiltration mission focusing on coastal defense and counter-landing operations across a distributed maritime environment during Noble Jaguar 2021 (NJ21).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Warrior Toughness: Skills for Every Warfighter by Naval Service Training Command

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Warrior Toughness training at Recruit Training Command develops toughness in Sailors throughout the Navy, enhancing their ability to focus and perform well under pressure.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USS Daniel Inouye Completes Maiden Voyage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye transits Pearl Harbor and arrives at its home port Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Article > Lessons On Survivability by U.S. Army SFC Jedhel Somera

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Senior leadership from across all brigades of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) came together for a day of professional development hosted by the division’s commanding general, Maj. Gen. JP McGee, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky during Operation Lethal Eagle.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soldiers Secure Town, Combatants

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soldiers with 2-506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division secure a small town and subdue enemy combatants during Joint Readiness Training Center-Fort Polk, Louisiana.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Article > New Perspective, Appreciation Of Life At Sea by U.S. Marine Corps Author

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Holden L. Mesimer, a Marine Air-Ground Task Force planning specialist, has a new perspective of the life at sea by fellow Marines, including the limited amount of space they share.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Blue Sky Flyby Of Full Moon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Air Force UH-1N Iroquois assigned to the 459th Airlift Squadron conducts a training mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan with the moon in the blue sky background.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marines Conduct MOUT - SLTE 1-22

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Marines conduct Military Operations on Urban Terrain during Service Level Training Exercise 1-22 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Articles > A Veteran's Career Unimagined by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Julie Avey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Master Sgt. Lisa Espinoza could not have imagined the situations, opportunities, places she would travel and people her career would bring to her life when she joined the Air Force twenty years ago.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Super Hornet Lands On USS Harry S. Truman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet, attached to the "Red Rippers" of Strike Fighter Squadron 11, lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Article > Excelling Through Faith, Dedication, and Drive To Serve by U.S. Navy MC1 Diana Quinlan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For Hospital Corpsman 1st Class David Cooley, a fifth-generation military member, he knew early on that the Navy was his destiny ... with being part of something bigger than himself and serving the nation seemed like the thing to do.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Soldiers Test Grit, Toughness

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Army soldiers test their grit and toughness during a combatives event during Marne Week on Fort Stewart, Georgia.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Marine Corps Helos Train Over Colorado

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    An AH-1Z Viper helicopter and two UH-1Y Venom helicopters assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 train in a cold-weather, high-altitude environment to increase proficiency in expeditionary advanced basing operations as they fly over Lamar, Colorado.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Article > Developing Better Decision Makers Through Wargaming by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Yvonna Guyette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Incorporating history based wargaming in the training and education of leaders to better develop decisions against a thinking enemy was seen as an ideal for a learning continuum.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NG Soldiers Fire Artillery DF21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Army Illinois National Guard Soldiers train on artillery fire missions during exercise Dynamic Front 21 (DF21) Phase 2 at Polatli Training Area, Turkey.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JBA Honor Guard Mission

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          An informative look at the Honor Guard's mission and training at Joint Base Andrews (JBA) in Maryland that includes ... flag folds, colors, rifle teams, and other missions to support military honors.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joint Maritime Forces - MALABAR 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Slow-motion view of ships and aircraft from the U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Indian Navy, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force participating in MALABAR 2021.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Article > Securing The Red Line and Beyond by U.S. Space Force Staff Sergeant Draeke Layman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              When the red flag billows at the 30th Security Forces Combat Arms Training and Maintenance section building, the safety’s off. That is to say at least, when the time comes for weapons qualifications.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Simulated Aircraft Fire Training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Firefighters assigned to the Patrick Space Force Base Fire Department battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick Space Force Base, Florida.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WTI 1-22 - Day Battle Drills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Marines conduct battle drills with aerial and vehicle interdiction operations during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-22, at K-9 Village, near Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Arizona.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Articles > Connecting Cyberspace and Airspace by U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Makensie Cooper

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The MDT is made up of a team of cyber and communication professionals designated to defend a specific aircraft, preventing adversaries from invading the airspace and manipulating aircraft data.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Article > NPS Students Take Top Honors In NavalX Challenge by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class James Norket

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The core purpose of 2021 NavalX Agility Summit Challenge is to gather, present and refine ideas, methods and capabilities that will contribute to making unmanned systems a trusted and sustainable part of the Naval force.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Veterans Day Full Honors Wreath-Laying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. participates in a Presidential Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as part of the National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paratroopers Mass Jump At Ginkelse Heide

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Army and partner nation paratroopers participate in a mass jump event at Ginkelse Heide drop zone, Netherlands.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Veterans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "Veterans" honors the dedicated men and women, who served our beloved, great USA in Her armed forces ... and ... deserve the deepest gratitude and respect for their proud, brave duty to country ... with many of their comrades paying the ultimate sacrifice ... and more becoming wounded warriors with varying life long scars including disabling ones!

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Veterans Day 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The theme for Veterans Day 2021 poster is centered on the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Located at Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb was initially dedicated by the Army on Armistice Day, November 11, 1921.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WTI 1-22 - Live-Fire Close Air Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Marine Corps infantrymen with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division, conduct a live fire close air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-22, at Yodaville, near Yuma, Arizona.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Article > Firing First XM-1147 AMP Round by U.S. Army Capt. Tobias Cukale

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Two crews from Crazy Horse Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division made armor history at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona, a testing and training complex first developed by Gen. George Patton.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Marine Corps' 246th Birthday

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Jorge L. Ortiz, (right), sergeant major, Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, Marine Aircraft Group 31, observes Capt. Zachery Ybarra, (left), adjutant, VMFAT-501, MAG 31, cut the Marine Corps' 246th Birthday cake, during VMFAT-501’s cake-cutting ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barksdale Airmen Demo Air Readiness

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Airmen at Barksdale Airbase located in Louisiana demonstrate air readiness with B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Article > Marine Corps Family Exudes Sacrifice, Perseverance by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Levi Guerra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Serving as dual-military Marines with a family in demanding Fleet Marine Force assignments overseas requires sacrifice, perseverance, strength, and teamwork to be successful ... that Lt. Col. Christie Everett and Lt. Col. Brian Everett have done with flying colors.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - USS Billings Sailor Fires Machine Gun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Manuel Iduate fires a .50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marines' Boat Raid At Red Beach

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, I Marine Expeditionary Force, participate in a boat raid course at Red Beach, Camp Pendleton, California.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Final Salute To Gen. (ret.) Colin Powell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Members of an Armed Forces Body Bearer Team render a final salute to Gen. (ret.) Colin Powell at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paratroopers Conduct Sniper Ops - ES21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to Scout Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct sniper operations with M110, XM2010 and M107 - 50 cal. rifles during exercise Eagle Storm 21 (ES21) in the Croatian Army range “Eugene Kvaternick”, Slunj.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Articles > Chapel Dog Helps Connect, Comfort People by U.S. Air Force Jason Wilkinson, 502ABW PA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Air Force Chapel dog Maverick, a Siberian Husky, is part mascot, motivator, and therapy dog that puts people at ease.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Fox Marines Graduate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    New Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion during graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Platoons marched in formation past the reviewing center rendering honors to the parade reviewing officers.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USS Carter Hall Returns To Homeport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The U.S. Navy Dock Landing Ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) returns to its homeport of Joint Base Little Creek Fort Story with loved ones waiting to greet their sailors.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Article > The Power of Navy Medicine by David Bennett, Naval Medical Forces Pacific

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        As Navy Medicine’s regional command responsible for medical personnel working in 10 military hospitals from San Diego to Okinawa, and eight medical research and development commands, Naval Medical Forces Pacific’s military and civilian staff have been at the forefront in support of Navy and Marine Corps units throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WTI 1-22 -  AOD Close Air Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September 21, 2021 - U.S. Marines with Air Officer Department (AOD), Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), demonstrate close air suppor...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Article > Soldier Serves To Unlock Potential by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Mary S. Katzenberger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            U.S. Army Spc. Yacob Warsame decided to join the military, because he saw it as an opportunity to gain technical computer skills before studying the subject in college ... Warsame said the experience of failing and then trying again helped him tap into inner-resources he did not think he possessed.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - U.S. Biathlon Rifle Practice At CEATS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vermont Army National Guard Soldiers who are members of the U.S. Biathlon team dry fire Biathlon rifles during a practice session at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Site (CEATS) in Jericho, Vermont.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Soldiers Rappel - GTA Air Assault Course

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Soldiers assigned to various units from all over Europe rappel during an air assault course at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA), Germany.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Honoring Fallen MWD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  U.S. Space Force Security Forces Squadron hold a memorial ceremony for a fallen military working dog (MWD) stationed at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Airmen Extinguish Vehicle Fires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Airmen with the U.S. Air Force 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services train to extinguish vehicle fires at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Article > Celebrating 'National Veterans and Military Families Month' by David Vergun, DOD News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Defense Department recognizes that 3 million military family members have important roles to play in supporting a strong and ready force ... and honors those who make it possible.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - B-1B Lancer Middle East Presence Patrol

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer flies non-stop over the Persian Gulf on a presence patrol above the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tartan Eagle 21 - Phase One

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          British Royal Marines ... assisted by U.S. Marines ... review and conduct close-quarters battle techniques during exercise Tartan Eagle 21 (Phase ) on Iams Range at Naval Support Activity Northwest Annex, Chesapeake, Virginia.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Articles > Volunteering To Honor With Dignity by U.S. Air Force Leticia Cunningham, 55th Wing PA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Handpicked to serve as a member of the USAF Honor Guard, my standards of conduct and level of professionalism must be above reproach ... Obligated by my oath, I am constantly driven to excel by a deep devotion to duty and a strong sense of dedication.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Dragon Vale Trick Or Treat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Children trick or treat at U.S. Navy Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo’s (CFAS) Dragon Vale housing area on Halloween.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                USS Carl Vinson Flight Ops In Philippine Sea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts day and night flight operations in the Philippine Sea over several days.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Article > Growing Up On The Sea by U.S. Navy MC3 Isaak Martinez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sailors sometimes join the Navy as a tradition or to find new experiences. In the case of Operations Specialist Seaman Jordan Massey, his father’s 20-plus years of naval experience reflected onto him in the best of ways.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soldiers Show Sniper Skills - IPACC 21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, silently show their skills as snipers with the only sound coming from the rifle being fired during the Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (IPACC) at U.S. Army Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      USA Patriotism! ... Article > Soldier Called To Serve by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Carolyn Hart

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Being of service can mean different things for different people. For some, volunteering on the weekends is their call to action and for others, like Maj. Shawn Scott, the executive officer for 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, being of service meant joining the Army.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Recon Marines MOUT Training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Marines with Force Recon Company, 2d Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division, conduct military operations on urban terrain training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USA Patriotism! ... Article > Gung-Ho Lance Corporal William Miller by U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Zachary Bodner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal William Miller received the Corporals Course 1-22 Gung-Ho award for being the best possessed with intellectual honesty and moral courage to put aside self-interest for the good of his unit along with the tenacity and self-discipline in keeping with what is known as the avenger spirit.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Soldiers Conduct Support By Fire - IPACC 21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Soldiers conduct support by fire during live-fire rehearsals associated with the 25th ID Capabilities Exercise (CAPEX) that demonstrates the full range of combat power local to 25th ID.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Articles > Proud Serving As An American Woman by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Air Force Lt. Col. Lisa Guzman casually strolled into a crowded auditorium when the sudden eruption of music, “American Woman, stay away from me!” rang out over the speakers ... She teared up as she recalled the celebration her Wingmen planned when she finally became a U.S. citizen.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Golden Gate Parade Of Ships - SFFW 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships transit under the Golden Gate Bridge during San Francisco Fleet Week (SFFW) 2021 parade of ships.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Cheyenne Mountain SFS 'Boulder' Entry Sign

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station, Colorado, updated its 'boulder located base entry sign to reflect its name in honor of the new military branch, the U.S. Space Force.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    USMC Silent Drill Platoon In Hawaii

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 10, 2021 - U.S. Marines assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon rehearse aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The Silent Drill Platoon t...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      National Museum USAF - 4th Bldg, Space Gallery

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      An up close encompassing drone view of the aircraft and spacecraft in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force 4th Building / Space Gallery including the Ge...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marines Conduct Live-Fire Scenarios - K21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Marines conduct live-fire scenarios with various mounted weaponry using armored vehicles over the course of two days during Exercise Koolendong 21 (K21) at Bradshaw Field Training Area, NT, Australia.