Worth A Thousand Words in the DoD

Here is a collection of the top photos from across the DoD. These photos offer a glimpse in to the day-to-day lives of U.S. service members from around the world. 

Photo: A shallow water egress trainer observes as a Marine goes upside down and attempts to breath compressed air from an emergency breathing system at the base pool on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 18, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matthew Callahan/Released)

A shallow water egress trainer observes as a Marine goes upside down and attempts to breath compressed air from an emergency breathing system at the base pool on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 18, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Matthew Callahan/Released)

Photo: Marines assigned to Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin fire the 81mm mortar system during a crewed-served weapons competition aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, June 19, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver/Released)

Marines assigned to Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin fire the 81mm mortar system during a crewed-served weapons competition aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, June 19, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver/Released)

Photo: Soldiers assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division stack on a wall during fire team live fire certification training at Grafenwoehr Army base, June 17, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Farmer/Released)

Soldiers assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division stack on a wall during fire team live fire certification training at Grafenwoehr Army base, June 17, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Farmer/Released)

Photo: Cpl. Christian Hiraldo, right, leads his Marines and sailors through a mud pit during the jungle endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, June 20, 2014. During the course, Marines and sailors were required to navigate the harsh jungle environment as well as man-made obstacles in the heat and humidity of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)

Cpl. Christian Hiraldo, right, leads his Marines and sailors through a mud pit during the jungle endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, June 20, 2014. During the course, Marines and sailors were required to navigate the harsh jungle environment as well as man-made obstacles in the heat and humidity of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)

Photo: Marines assigned to Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, maintain security as part of a tactical recovery of an aircraft and personnel training exercise during Certification Exercise (CERTEX) aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 20, 2014. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Evan R. White/Released)

Marines assigned to Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, maintain security as part of a tactical recovery of an aircraft and personnel training exercise during Certification Exercise (CERTEX) aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 20, 2014. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Evan R. White/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Soldiers walk the Army Birthday cake down to be cut at the 2014 Army Ball National Harbor, Fort Washington, Md., June 21, 2014. The Army was celebrating it 239th birthday, which was established on June 14, 1775. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/Released)

Army soldiers walk the Army Birthday cake down to be cut at the 2014 Army Ball National Harbor, Fort Washington, Md., June 21, 2014. The Army was celebrating it 239th birthday, which was established on June 14, 1775. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/Released)

Photo: Air Force Wounded Warriors, Nicholas Dadgostar (left) and Gideon Conelly (right) race in the 100 meter during Warrior Game Trials held at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The competition consisted of more than 100 Army, Marine Corps and Air Force athletes competing in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball tournaments during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials at West Point, June 15-19 for the chance to represent their service in the 2014 Warrior Games competition held in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (DoD Photo by Marvin Lynchard/Released)

Air Force Wounded Warriors, Nicholas Dadgostar (left) and Gideon Conelly (right) race in the 100 meter during Warrior Game Trials held at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The competition consisted of more than 100 Army, Marine Corps and Air Force athletes competing in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball tournaments during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials at West Point, June 15-19 for the chance to represent their service in the 2014 Warrior Games competition held in Colorado Springs, Colo. (DoD Photo by Marvin Lynchard/Released)

Photo: Air Force Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Daniel Nield takes “dead aim” as he competes in the Archery competition during Warrior Game Trials held at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The competition consisted of more than 100 Army, Marine Corps and Air Force athletes competing in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball tournaments during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials at West Point, June 15-19 for the chance to represent their service in the 2014 Warrior Games competition held in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (DoD Photo by Marvin Lynchard/Released)

Air Force Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Daniel Nield takes “dead aim” as he competes in the Archery competition during Warrior Game Trials held at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The competition consisted of more than 100 Army, Marine Corps and Air Force athletes competing in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball tournaments during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials at West Point, June 15-19 for the chance to represent their service in the 2014 Warrior Games competition held in Colorado Springs, Colo. (DoD Photo by Marvin Lynchard/Released)

Photo: Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Allred reunites with his family on the pier following the return of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a deployment to the western Pacific region Pearl Harbor, HI. June 19, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Khor/Released)

Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Allred reunites with his family on the pier following the return of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a deployment to the western Pacific region Pearl Harbor, HI. June 19, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Khor/Released)

Photo: Army Reserve soldiers prepare to take the Army's physical fitness test as part of the 2014 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 23, 2014. The competition includes pistol qualifications, day and night land navigation, urban operations and mystery events throughout the week. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris/Released)

Army Reserve soldiers prepare to take the Army’s physical fitness test as part of the 2014 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 23, 2014. The competition includes pistol qualifications, day and night land navigation, urban operations and mystery events throughout the week. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris/Released)

Photo: Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work shares lunch with a group of junior officers at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, June 24, 2014. (DoD Photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work shares lunch with a group of junior officers at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, June 24, 2014. (DoD Photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Photo: A formation of U.S. Air Force and Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft including an F-15 Eagle assigned to 131st Fighter Squadron, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., an RMAF SU-30MKM Flanker, a USAF F-22 Raptor assigned to 154th Wing, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, an RMAF MIG-29N Fulcrum, an BAE Hawk, and an RMAF F/A-18 Hornet fly over Penang, Malaysia, during Cope Taufan 14, June 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

A formation of U.S. Air Force and Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft including an F-15 Eagle assigned to 131st Fighter Squadron, 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass., an RMAF SU-30MKM Flanker, a USAF F-22 Raptor assigned to 154th Wing, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, an RMAF MIG-29N Fulcrum, an BAE Hawk, and an RMAF F/A-18 Hornet fly over Penang, Malaysia, during Cope Taufan 14, June 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

Photo: The Missile Defense Agency conducts a flight test, known as a ground-based interceptor-06b, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 22, 2014. The test will provide data the agency needs, in part to assess the performance of many Ballistic Missile Defense System elements for homeland defense, officials said. (Missile Defense Agency photo/Released)

The Missile Defense Agency conducts a flight test, known as a ground-based interceptor-06b, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 22, 2014. The test will provide data the agency needs, in part to assess the performance of many Ballistic Missile Defense System elements for homeland defense, officials said. (Missile Defense Agency photo/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas Mouyos, a flight medic, waits for extraction with a simulated casulaty during a personnel recovery exercise between a UH-60 Black Hawk flown by Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and a Kuwaiti Air Force SA 330 Puma helicopter on June 19, 2014, in Kuwait.   (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas Mouyos, a flight medic, waits for extraction with a simulated casulaty during a personnel recovery exercise between a UH-60 Black Hawk flown by Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and a Kuwaiti Air Force SA 330 Puma helicopter on June 19, 2014, in Kuwait.
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Spc. Giles Dunlop, a crew chief, raises a simulated casualty into his aircraft by hoist during a personnel recovery exercise between a UH-60 Black Hawk flown by Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and a Kuwaiti Air Force SA 330 Puma helicopter on June 19, 2014, in Kuwait. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

U.S. Army Spc. Giles Dunlop, a crew chief, raises a simulated casualty into his aircraft by hoist during a personnel recovery exercise between a UH-60 Black Hawk flown by Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Air Ambulance, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and a Kuwaiti Air Force SA 330 Puma helicopter on June 19, 2014, in Kuwait. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Harley Jelis/Released)

Photo: Cpl. Kevin E. Kusler maintains a low profile while he crawls over a stone wall during the jungle endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, June 20, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)

Cpl. Kevin E. Kusler maintains a low profile while he crawls over a stone wall during the jungle endurance course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, June 20, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diamond N. Peden/Released)

Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Darin Kent signals to pilots in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26, as it picks up supplies from the flight deck during a vertical replenishment aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) in the Arabian Gulf, June 20, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

Petty Officer 2nd Class Darin Kent signals to pilots in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26, as it picks up supplies from the flight deck during a vertical replenishment aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) in the Arabian Gulf, June 20, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

 

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