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Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Going out in a blaze of glory.
The sun sets behind the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations.
(Photo by Lance Cpl. Juanenrique Owings, 26th MEU Combat Camera, 27 MAY 2013.)
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.
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.
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]
For whatever a man’s actions are, such must be his spirit.
An Afghan and coalition security force provide security after an operation in Nad ‘Ali district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. The operation led to the arrest of a Taliban leader who was an improvised explosive device (IED) specialist. He was responsible for the procurement, construction, and distribution of IEDs and other forms of lethal aid to Taliban leaders operating in the Nad ‘Ali district. He oversaw the acquisition and delivery of heavy weapons to Taliban insurgents for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.
(Photo by Sgt. Richard W. Jones Jr, 3 FEB 2013.)
[Demosthenes (384 BC - 322 BC), Third Olynthiac]
Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Sunset strip.
U.S. Soldiers of the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, perform maintenance on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter parked on the flightline at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Tikrit, Iraq.
(Photo by Captain Mindy Yu, 4 FEB 2009.)