Images May 26, 2017

RED Friday


Marine Corps Pfc. Jason Taylor shovels dirt during airfield damage and repair training at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 19, 2017. Taylor is a combat engineer assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 171. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego


Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan (November 13, 2010) – An Afghan National Army Mi-17 helicopter flies over the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif following a supply mission to an outpost at Qush Tappeh, Afghanistan. (Photo by MC1 Eric S. Dehm, US Navy)


Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts joined the Army in 2003 at age 17. He deployed twice to Afghanistan. His first deployment in 2005 lasted 12 months. His final deployment spanned 15 months beginning in 2007. Pitts departed the active-duty Army in 2009. Courtesy photo