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Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Ingots of Iron.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Garrett Reed (left), a 22-year-old squad automatic weapon gunner from Plano, Texas, and Sgt. Roger Merritt, a 26-year-old squad leader from Horn Lake, Miss., assigned to the 81 mm Mortar Platoon, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, talk as they return to Patrol Base 00 following a security patrol. Merritt and Reed are among the faces of a historic transition. They were unique ingredients in the melting pot of service members that prepared the Afghan National Security Forces to assume lead security responsibility in Helmand province’s Garmsir district.
(Photo by Corporal Reece Lodder, 8 FEB 2012.)
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Hornet’s halo.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 26, 2013. The Nimitz is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Truman at sunset.
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Sunset Hornet.
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Blinded by the light.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan P. Wells, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462), provides aerial security from inside a CH-53E Super Stallion over Helmand province, Afghanistan. HMH-462 conducted an external mission as part of demilitarization.
(Photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia, 7 OCT 2013.)
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Cotton candy sunset.
A KC-135 Stratotanker prepares to land at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. According to Boeing, KC-135s made 813,000 aerial refueling combat sorties during the Vietnam conflict. In the Persian Gulf War, the tankers conducted 18,700 hookups, transferring 278 million pounds of fuel. The aircraft remains the Air Force’s primary aerial refueling airplane.
(Photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Barnett, 30 SEP 2013.)
It’s the one you don’t see that gets you.
Staff Sgt. Clarence C. Elicio, squad leader for Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard, shines a flashlight down a side tunnel in Qala-I-Jangi, Balkh province, northern Afghanistan.
(Photo by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza, 2 OCT 2013.)