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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Veterans Day




Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tony Ariola, a helicopter rescue swimmer from Air Station Savannah, hones his skills in Charleston Harbor, S.C., during a training mission. The crew of the Coast Guard rescue helicopter was on their way to Air Station Savannah’s northern staging area - Air Facility Charleston. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Donnie Brzuska






A Marine with third platoon, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, patrols his neighborhood in Fallujah's Nazaal district, Nov. 6. The leathernecks with third platoon moved into a house soon after they arrived in country and began assimilating into the neighborhood. This increased proximity to ordinary Iraqi folks in the city has brought them to the point of inclusion in the community. Photo by: Sgt. Stephen M. DeBoard,11/06/2007





(Dec. 19, 2006) - Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Leslie Orand and Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Denique Glenn, assigned to Naval Station Mayport Security Military Working Dog Unit, prepare holiday care packages for two of their deployed service members and their dogs in Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Leah Stiles






16th Service Company bakers preparing fresh loaves of raisin bread in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, 5 December 1990. (XVIII Airborne Corps photograph DS-F-050-24 by SPC Randall R. Anderson)






(Feb. 11, 1979)--Coast Guard buoydeck member chips ice away from buoy before replacing on station. U.S. COAST GUARD PHOTO






Da Nang Harbor, Republic of Vietnam
Mineman Second Class Franklin Marshall, a Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team member, conducts a search for mines, especially those attached to ship's hulls, circa April 1966. The E.O.D. Team is responsible for harbor security.Several merchant ships are in the distance. Photographed by Ernie Filtz.





OPERATION "MACARTHUR"
An UH-1B[D] helicopter prepares for a resupply mission for Co B, 1st Bn, 8th Inf, 4th Inf Div, during the operation conducted 20 miles southwest of Dak To.
10-16 December 1967





WAF Officer candidates. 1950's -- A salute is a gesture of courtesy given to a superior officer by a subordinate -- that's what it says in the book. At Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, WAF Officer candidates find that the salute is more than courtesy. It is a gesture of comradeship, of pride in one's self and in the Air Force. November 1952 (U.S. Air Force photo)





Members of Task Force Indianhead set up hot coffee on the capitol ground less than 24 hours after the liberation of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, Korea
21 October 1950







SC 253856. The 101st Airborne troops move out of Bastogne, after having been besieged there for ten days, to drive the enemy out of the surrounding district. Belgium 12/31/44.





General view of a port in England; in foreground, jeeps are being loaded onto LCTs - in background, larger trucks and ducks are being loaded onto LSTs. Undated - June 1944.






Thanks to them all!

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