NORFOLK (Sept. 16, 2018)

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Recruit Stephen Ridley, left, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Recruit Skyler Sceals raise the ensign on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Sept. 16, 2018. Abraham Lincoln returns to Naval Station Norfolk after Commander, U.S. Fleet…

MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 13, 2018)

Chief Logistics Specialist Suzette Loy, left, pins anchors onto Chief Logistics Specialist Josianne Thompson during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Sixty-eight Sailors from U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Naval Support Activity Bahrain, and commands located throughout the U.S. 5th…

Heroic 100th

Retired Army Master Sgt. Polito “Paul” Olivas, left, gives an interview before skydiving at Dillingham Airfield, Hawaii, Aug. 29, 2018, to celebrate his 100th birthday. Olivas jumped into Normandy on D-Day during World War II. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Timothy D. Hughes VISIT…

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 28, 2018)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mates (Equipment) Airman Megan Brewington, left, and Abraham Amoateng conduct communications as an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Jolly Rogers of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln…

Decontamination Drill

Air Force Senior Airman Austin Lebrun, left, helps decontaminate Capt. Logan Mitchell during training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 23, 2018. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Decontamination Drill http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

WASHINGTON (Aug. 29, 2018)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, left, congratulates Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith after announcing his selection as the 15th MCPON. Following a comprehensive review of potential candidates, Smith will serve as the senior-ranking enlisted leader and advisor to…

PORT MORESBY (Aug. 22, 2018)

Brig. Gen. Gilbert Toropo, left, Papua New Guinea commander of the Defence Force, Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), and Papua New Guinea Secretary of Defence Trevor Meauri walk to a meeting at Murray Barracks. This is Davidson’s first visit to Papua…

Lens Lookers

Air Force Staff Sgt. Alaina Page, left, and Senior Airman Brett Bastian check the strength of an optical lens as Staff Sgt. Michael Atchison looks on in Lanai, Hawaii, Aug. 14, 2018, during Tropic Care Maui County 2018. Service members provided county residents medical and…

Speed Reload

Marine Corps Sgts. Jacob Munoz, center left, and Alexander Teegarden demonstrate a speed reload to Indonesian marines aboard the USS Rushmore in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 13, 2018, during Cooperation Afloat Readiness And Training Indonesia 2018. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Danny Gonzalez VISIT THE…

Chile Visit

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, second from left, and Chilean Defense Minister Alberto Espina, third from left, and other defense officials walk to a meeting with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera in Santiago, Chile, Aug. 16, 2018. Chilean Ministry of National Defense photo VISIT THE SOURCE…