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September 10, 2012 - Photo by Mike StrasserUH-60L Black Hawk helicopter reflected in pilot's helmet - Download Hi-Res photo
Far from the typical college career fair, Branch Week at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., afforded many opportunities for the Corps of Cadets to learn about the profession of arms from Soldiers representing 16 Army branches. Static displays were dwarfed by several hundred tons of vehicles, equipment and weapons systems. (Above) Seen through a pilot's helmet, a group of cadets learn more about the Aviation branch and get an inside look at a UH-60L Black Hawk.
September 11, 2012 - Photo by Sgt. Roland HaleSoldiers and civilians observe moment of silence during 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers and civilians observe a moment of silence during a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2012.
September 11, 2012 - Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeleyLeon E. Panetta, President Barack Obama and Army General Martin E. Dempsey during ceremony commemorating 11th anniversary of Sept. 11 - Download Hi-Res photo
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, President Barack Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, render honors during the playing the National Anthem during ceremony commemorating the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2012.
September 14, 2012 - Photo by Eboni Everson-MyartUnited States Army Drill Team performs precision drills during the Army's Spirit of America show - Download Hi-Res photo
The U.S. Army Drill Team performs precision drills during the Army's Spirit of America show in the Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C., Sept. 14, 2012.
September 14, 2012 - Photo by Sgt. Richard WrigleySergeant Jon Garcia (right), gives student sign to rappel out of UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter - Download Hi-Res photo
Sgt. Jon Garcia (right), from Santa Cruz, Calif., and a rappel master at the Fort Hood Air Assault School, gives a student the sign to execute the rappel out of a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter from A Company "Werewolves," 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during the Fort Hood, Texas, Air Assault School's repel training, Sept. 14, 2012. Pilots and crews of the Werewolves flew out in support of Fort Hood's Air Assault School in order to certify pilots and crews, and to also support the school's training of their students.
September 19, 2012 - Photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. HolzworthSpecialist Geoffery Lovan, with 25th Infantry Division, fires M240L Medium Machine Gun - Download Hi-Res photo
Spc. Geoffery Lovan, with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, fires a M240L Medium Machine Gun, Sept. 19, 2012, at Pohakuloa Training Area, on Hawaii's Big Island. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, are conducting a month-long exercise at PTA, which is focused on platoon level collective training with enabler integration. The training will culminate in a combined arms live-fire exercise later this month.
September 20, 2012 - Photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud ZachCaptain Christopher Harris, with the 10th Air & Missile Defense Command, moves through obstacle course - Download Hi-Res photo
Capt. Christopher Harris, with the 10th Air & Missile Defense Command, moves through an obstacle during U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge examination in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Sept. 20, 2012. The USAREUR EFMB provides multinational and U.S. service members with common standards and objectives for treating the sick and wounded and improves communication among the frontline medical professionals fighting together today.
September 24, 2012 - Photo by Capt. Andrew EickbushArtillerymen in 25th Artillery Regiment, fire howitzer during fire support certification exercise - Download Hi-Res photo
Artillerymen in 4th Battalion, 25th Artillery Regiment, fire the howitzer during a fire-support certification exercise, Sept. 24, 2012, at Fort Drum, N.Y.
September 26, 2012 - Photo by Staff Sgt. Helen MillerSoldier from Michigan National Guard is welcomed home by his daughter after year-long tour in Afghanistan - Download Hi-Res photo
A Soldier from the Michigan National Guard is welcomed home by his daughter after a year-long tour in Afghanistan, Sept. 28, 2012.
September 29, 2012 - Photo by Sgt. Ashley CurtisCommand Sergeant Major David Inglis, 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters, wears protective suit and is attacked by military working dog during demonstration - Download Hi-Res photo
Command Sgt. Maj. David Inglis, 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion command sergeant major, wears a protective suit and is attacked by a military working dog during a demonstration of the dogs' abilities at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 29, 2012. The military working dogs, from 3rd Infantry Division's K-9 unit, are used for various purposes including sniffing for explosive residue and protect military personnel.