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Fuck Yeah Friday #soldierporn: Statuesque.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christian Mejia and U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Duron Arnold perform a security check around a disabled C-130 Hercules aircraft on Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan’s Logar province, June 6, 2013. Mejia and Duron, assigned to the 376th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Fly Away Security Team, are forward deployed from Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan.
Curator’s Choice: January 2012.
When the sun sets, it takes a part of your life with it.
The Marines of Team 1, Border Adviser Team 1, provided support during Operation Eagle Hunt under harsh conditions. Day one of the operation started off for the Marines with a three-mile trek through sandy plains before reaching a compound they would later call home for the majority of the mission. The team’s mission was to provide support for the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniformed Police, who spearheaded the operation.
(Photo by Corporal Marco Mancha, 23 December 2011.)
How large is the shadow you cast?
A coalition force member provides security for Afghan soldiers deploying within Afghanistan. The deployment process is part of the transition of security to the Afghan National Security Force before coalition forces depart in 2014.
(Photo by Sgt. Matthew Freire, 4 MAR 2013.)
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: You are the nighttime fear…
An HH-60H Seahawk helicopter flies over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower at sunset in the North Arabian Sea, April 29, 2013. The Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: MARQ that bitch!
Sailors on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during sunset.
(Photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony D. Curtis, 26 APR 2013.)
[Because a little competition is healthy and I have no idea. Can anyone identify that aircraft by silhouette?
Answer: (thanks to therover701) T-45 Goshawk, a training jet aircraft highly modified for catapult takeoff and arresting wire landing training aboard aircraft carriers.]
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Seahawk sunset.
U.S. Navy Seaman Isia Washington directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8 to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 10, 2013. Washington is an aviation ordnanceman airman.
Fuck Yeah Friday #soldierporn:
What you want to be, what you need in me.
- “Skies on Fire,” AC/DC
[Perfect for Fuck Yeah Friday #soldierporn.]
Do they call “ramp gunner” instead of “shotgun?”
Crew chiefs watch from the rear ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter while flying over the mountains in the Khas Uruzgan district of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province.
(Photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick, 16 MAR 2013.)
Late Night Nookie #soldierporn: Night watch.
US Marine Special Operations Team members assist with security concerns during the construction of a checkpoint for ALP forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
(Photos by Sergeant Pete Thibodeau, 30 MAR 2013.)
[Gorgeous photography, yet again. May this man never put down his camera. -R]