July 3, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Joshua E. PowellSoldiers provide security while their platoon attends local council meeting - Download Hi-Res photo
Pfc. Wayne Doyle, left, of 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division provides, security while his platoon attends a local council meeting outside Forward Operating Base Taji, Iraq, July 3, 2010. U.S. Soldiers attended the function to discover how the area is handling the withdrawal of U.S. forces.
July 4, 2010 - Photo by Staff Sgt. Bradley LailGeneral David H. Petraeus assumes command of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) - Download Hi-Res photo
Gen. David H. Petraeus assumes command of NATO's International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during a July 4 ceremony at the command's headquarters in Kabul.
July 7, 2010 - Photo by Sgt. Jeffrey AlexanderRakkasan Soldiers disrupt anti-Afghan forces and find enemy caches - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers from Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, provide security during a mission in the Zirat Mountain Area, Waza Kwah District, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, July 7, 2010. The purpose of the mission is to disrupt anti-Afghan forces and find enemy caches.
July 9, 2010 - Photo by Staff Sgt. Bradley LailGeneral David H. Petraeus at checkpoint 91 in Kandahar, Afghanistan - Download Hi-Res photo
U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus, commander, International Security Assistance Force, chats with Lt. Col. David Oclander, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division's, 1-504th PIR, at checkpoint 91 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
July 14, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Jason A. YoungSoldiers rally before mission - Download Hi-Res photo
Soldiers with 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 64th Brigade Support Battalion rally before a mission in Contingency Operating Base Basra, Iraq, July 7, 2010. The Soldiers of 1st Platoon patrol COB Basra to Camp Bucca.
July 15, 2010 - Navy photo by MC3 Joshua R. NistasSoldier performs eye examination on kitten - Download Hi-Res photo
Sgt. Ardicio Galvao, an animal care noncommissioned officer at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Veterinary Treatment Facility, performs an eye examination on a kitten up for adoption, July 14, 2010. The clinic treats the pets of servicemembers and Department of Defense employees who work with Joint Task Force Guantanamo and U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.
July 15, 2010 - Photo by Capt. Chris G. NeeleySoldier hands stuffed bear to young Afghan girl during humanitarian assistance mission - Download Hi-Res photo
Spc. Magan Lindsey Girr, 1-178th Field Artillery Battalion, South Carolina Army National Guard, hands a stuffed bear to a young Afghan girl during a humanitarian assistance mission, July 15, 2010, in a remote village of Kabul Province. Girr, a medic at Camp Phoenix, was there to assist the Civil Military Operations, 1-178th Field Artillery Battalion distribute aid to more than 450 people of the Naw Abad Village.
July 21, 2010 - DoD photo by Cherie CullenSecretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at DMZ overlooking North Korea - Download Hi-Res photo
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates look out over North Korea from Observation Point Ouellette during a tour the Demilitarized Zone in Korea, July 21, 2010.
July 22, 2010 - DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe LawsSoldier and local contractors discuss building road across district border of Nejrab - Download Hi-Res photo
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Quentin Cummings, with Provincial Reconstruction Team Kapisa and local contractors discuss building a road across the district border of Nejrab and Koh band, east of Durnama village. The PRT's mission is to stabilize the region by enabling local governments to care for, educate, employ and protect their people through the construction of basic infrastructure and mentorship.
July 27, 2010 - U.S. Army photoSoldier poses with boy in front of Humvee - Download Hi-Res photo
Pfc. Drew Martin provides security along with his new partner during a combined Iraqi and U.S. operation to deliver food and supplies to Iraqi citizens in Basra Province, Iraq.