October 1, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Joshua GrenierSoldiers peering through scope of rifle - Download Hi-Res photo
U.S. Soldiers with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment discuss their sectors of fire during an area reconnaissance mission off Highway 1 in Zabul province, Afghanistan, Oct. 1, 2010.
October 5, 2010 - Navy photo by MC3 Travis K. MendozaParalympic Military Sports Camps at Balboa Naval Medical Center in San Diego - Download Hi-Res photo
Former Soldier Melissa Stockwell, from Chicago, speaks to her fellow injured servicemembers during one of the annual Paralympic Military Sports Camps at Balboa Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Stockwell has been an advocate for military sports camps since she was injured more than six years ago while serving on active duty in the Army.
October 5, 2010 - Photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeodParatroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division descend to Sicily Drop Zone during Operation Federal Eagle - Download Hi-Res photo
Sgt. 1st Class Eric Bullard, a jumpmaster with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and German jumpmaster Staff Sgt. Kay Erdmann, with Luftlande Brigade 31, watch Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division descend to Sicily Drop Zone during Operation Federal Eagle, a U.S.-German airborne training exercise at Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 5, 2010.
October 6, 2010 - Photo by D. Myles CullenPresident Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to the parents of Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller - Download Hi-Res photo
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to the parents of Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller - father Phil, and mother Maureen Miller - Oct. 6, 2010, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Miller received the honor for his heroic actions in Afghanistan on Jan. 25, 2008, after displaying immeasurable courage and uncommon valor, eventually sacrificing his own life to save the lives of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan National Army soldiers.
October 10, 2010 - Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph SwaffordFiring 155mm Howitzer during a training mission - Download Hi-Res photo
Members of the 82nd Airborne Division, Delta 1-321 Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, fire a 155mm Howitzer during a training mission at Forward Operating Base Andar, Afghanistan, Oct. 10, 2010.
October 13, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Robert LyndsSoldier kisses his wife - Download Hi-Res photo
Spc. Sze Choi, a wheeled vehicle operator for the 41st Transportation Company, kisses his wife Tan after the 41st Trans. Co. redeployment ceremony in the Grafenwoehr, Germany, Physical Fitness Center, Oct. 13, 2010.
October 14, 2010 - Photo by Michael Tolzmann10th Annual International Sniper Competition on Fort Benning, Ga. - Download Hi-Res photo
Two snipers wearing ghillie suits combine to form an over-the-shoulder firing position during competitive shooting at the 10th Annual International Sniper Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 14, 2010.
October 20, 2010 - Photo by Spc. John CrosbySoldier hugs his daughter returning home from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan - Download Hi-Res photo
Indiana Army National Guard Col. Daniel McMillen, agricultural expert in 2-19th Agribusiness Development Team, hugs his daughter for the first time since returning home from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2010, at Stout Army Airfield in Indianapolis.
October 21, 2010 - Photo by Spc. Venessa HernandezM-4 Range Qualification event during 10th annual Best Warrior Competition - Download Hi-Res photo
Sgt. Larry J. Isbell, representing the National Guard, watches his firing lane for targets during the M-4 Range Qualification event during the Department of the Army's 10th annual Best Warrior Competition held on Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 21, 2010.
October 21, 2010 - Photo by Forest BerkshireArmy Soldier of the Year Sergeant Sherri Gallagher - Download Hi-Res photo
Sgt. Sherri Gallagher assesses a mock casualty during the warrior skills lane at the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition held on Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 21, 2010. Gallagher was named the Army Soldier of the Year at the Association of the U.S. Army award luncheon Monday in Washington D.C.