May 2, 2012 - Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe ArmasChief Warrant Officer 2 Norma Garza, 1st Cavalry Division, conducts pre-flight inspection on UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as sun rises - Download Hi-Res photo
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Norma Garza, a pilot assigned to 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducts a pre-flight inspection on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as the sun rises, May 2, 2012.
May 12, 2012 - Photo by Air Force Samuel King Jr.Soldier transforms 7-year-old Kayiah into camouflaged Army Ranger - Download Hi-Res photo
A Soldier transforms 7-year-old Kayiah into a camouflaged Army Ranger at the 6th Ranger Training Battalion’s annual open house on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 12, 2012. The event enabled the public to learn how Rangers train and operate, showing dive equipment, weapons, a reptile zoo and zodiac boats.
May 16, 2012 - Photo by Spc. Joel LeMaistreRose Mary Brown, widow of Specialist Leslie H. Sabo Jr., accepts Sabo's Medal of Honor from President Obama - Download Hi-Res photo
Rose Mary Brown, widow of Spc. Leslie H. Sabo Jr., 101st Airborne Division (Air Assualt), accepts Sabo's Medal of Honor at the White House in Washington,D.C., May 16, 2012. Sabo was killed in action May 10, 1970.
May 16, 2012 - Photo by Air Force Senior Airman Joshua TurnerPrivate Richard Mitchell, Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul, visits with children of a village in Afghanistan - Download Hi-Res photo
Pvt. Richard Mitchell, Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul, visits with children of a village in northern Qalat, Afghanistan, May 16, 2012. The children of the village received humanitarian aid from the PRT during the U.S. and Romanian's visit to assess security and irrigation in the village.
May 17, 2012 - Photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeodParatrooper with 82nd Airborne Division, provides overwatch security after firefight - Download Hi-Res photo
A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, provides overwatch security to fellow paratroopers and Afghan National Security Forces after a firefight, May 17, 2012, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The agricultural areas surrounding Combat Outpost Giro are a haven for insurgent activities.
May 23, 2012 - Photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeodDust lights up rotors of CH-47 Chinook helicopter as paratroopers with 3rd Squadron, load for an air assault mission - Download Hi-Res photo
Dust lights up the rotors of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter as paratroopers with 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, load for an air assault mission near Combat Outpost Ab Band, May 23, 2012, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The unit is part of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, which deployed to the area in March to help bring security to the areas along the country’s main road between Kabul and Kandahar.
May 24, 2012 - Photo by Gertrud ZachUnited States Soldier with 2nd Cavalry Regiment, takes cover in high grass - Download Hi-Res photo
A U.S. Soldier with Hawk Company, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, takes cover in high grass at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany, May 24, 2012, while conducting company external evaluations. The evaluations assessed the company's troop-leading procedures and combined arms abilities.
May 26, 2012 - Photo by Tommy GilliganClass of 2012 cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point toss their hats - Download Hi-Res photo
Class of 2012 cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., toss their hats.
May 27, 2012 - Photo by Spc. Kimberly TrumbullPrivate First Class Chris Kunze, cannon crewmember assigned to Task Force Spartan, relaxes with his military working dog - Download Hi-Res photo
Pfc. Chris Kunze, a cannon crewmember assigned to A Battery, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 377th Field Artillery, Task Force Spartan, relaxes with his military working dog in Khoni Ghar, Afghanistan, May 27, 2012.
May 29, 2012 - Photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt HechtFour New Jersey Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters from 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion - Download Hi-Res photo
Four New Jersey Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopters from the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion land at Atlantic City International Airport, N.J., May 29, 2012. The helicopters transported civilian employers of New Jersey National Guardsman for a "Boss Lift," an event run by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The civilian employers got to spend the day touring facilities and meeting Soldiers and Airmen.