April 11, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Jared EastmanSchool girls help Soldier with his vocabulary - Download Hi-Res photo photo
School girls from Ishtar Primary School help Spc. Chad Cardenas, from the 7th Cavalry Regiment, with his vocabulary. The 7th Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi Security Forces conducted a book drop in Baghdad.
April 11, 2010 - Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Paul DeeganExplosives charge explodes - Download Hi-Res photo
U.S. Soldiers at an 11-day advanced leadership course stand ready as an explosives charge explodes on Camp Grafton, N.D. The soldiers are National Guard and Reserve combat engineers.
April 17, 2010 - Sgt. Samantha BeuterbaughUnited States Soldier shows Iraq soldier how to lock his bolt to the rear when loading a magazine - Download Hi-Res photo
Spc. Patrick Degeus shows an Iraq soldier how to lock his bolt to the rear for a smoother transition when loading a magazine on the firing line on Joint Security Station Nasir Wa Salam, Iraq. Degeus is assigned to the 4th Sryker Brigade Combat Team's Military Transition Team.
April 19, 2010 - Photo by Benjamin FaskeDrill sergeants count pull-ups during Best Sapper Competition - Download Hi-Res photo
Drill sergeants count pull-ups during the first event of phase one of the Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The competition gives engineers throughout the Army the opportunity to compete in a grueling six-phase and three-day competition to determine who are the best engineers in the Army.
April 20, 2010 - Photo by Tech. Benjamin FaskeCH-47 Chinook helicopter during helo-cast event at Best Sapper Competition - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers jump from a hovering CH-47 Chinook helicopter during the helo-cast event on day two of the Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The Best Sapper Competition gives engineers throughout the Army the opportunity to compete in a grueling six-phase and three-day competition to determine who are the best engineers in the Army.
April 22, 2010 - Photo by Sgt. Cody HardingCommandos and Tactical Security Unit personnel watch UH-60 Black Hawk - Download Hi-Res photo
Commandos and Tactical Security Unit personnel line up as a UH-60 Black Hawk touches down to extract them from the training area during the air assault training on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq. Though the training is conducted with U.S. helicopters, the tactics translate to the helicopters used by Iraqi forces.
April 23, 2010 - Photo by Gregory GieskeM109A6 Paladin fires 155mm round through cannon - Download Hi-Res photo
The earth shakes as an M109A6 Paladin fires a 155mm round through the cannon as 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducts their gun calibration at Destiny Range in Mosul, Iraq.
April 27, 2010 - Photo by William D. MossWounded veterans ride to the South Lawn of the White House during the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride - Download Hi-Res photo
Wounded veterans ride past the crowd on their bicycles and hand bikes on the South Lawn of the White House during the kick-off of the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride in Washington, D.C.
April 28, 2010 - Photo by Spc. De'Yonte MosleySoldiers with sniper rifle provide security as convoy passes - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, provide security as a convoy passes through a valley in southern Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
April 30, 2010 - Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenny HolstonA convoy makes it's way around gigantic IED blast holes - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers with 782nd Alpha Company make their way around gigantic improvised explosive device blast holes that were created just a few hours prior to their convoy passing through in southern Afghanistan.