Worth A Thousand Words in the DoD

The daily life of a service member is different around the world.  Some may find themselves in foreign countries, at sea or state side.  No matter where they are, no day is ever the same.  Take a look to see what service members have been up to lately.

Photo: U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brooks Graham, left, directs a landing craft air cushion into the well deck of the USS Peleliu following a training exercise in the Pacific Ocean, June 25, 2014. The Peleliu is en route to Hawaii to participate in Rim of the Pacific 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the exercise (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Will Gaskill/Released)

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brooks Graham, left, directs a landing craft air cushion into the well deck of the USS Peleliu following a training exercise in the Pacific Ocean, June 25, 2014. The Peleliu is en route to Hawaii to participate in Rim of the Pacific 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the exercise (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Will Gaskill/Released)

Photo: Army Sgt. Michael Severin guides the hoist from inside a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to bring up Army Sgt. 1st Class Greg Holland during the fourth annual Great Plains Zone Interagency Helicopter Medevac training near Pactola Reservoir, S.D. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Theanne Tangen/Released)

Army Sgt. Michael Severin guides the hoist from inside a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to bring up Army Sgt. 1st Class Greg Holland during the fourth annual Great Plains Zone Interagency Helicopter Medevac training near Pactola Reservoir, S.D. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Theanne Tangen/Released)

Photo: U.S. Navy Lt. Dan Dolan, left, and U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matt Debbink assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4, pilot a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to Carrier Air Wing 2, embarked on the USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific Ocean, June 23, 2014. The Ronald Reagan is en route to Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Estes/Released)

U.S. Navy Lt. Dan Dolan, left, and U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Matt Debbink assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4, pilot a MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to Carrier Air Wing 2, embarked on the USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific Ocean, June 23, 2014. The Ronald Reagan is en route to Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Estes/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Spc. Eric Leveault scans his sector while providing security and monitors movement near an observation point overlooking the Darwazgay pass in Afghanistan's Zabul province, June 24, 2014.  The U.S. soldiers were participating in a joint air assault mission with Afghan soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston/Released)

U.S. Army Spc. Eric Leveault scans his sector while providing security and monitors movement near an observation point overlooking the Darwazgay pass in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, June 24, 2014. The U.S. soldiers were participating in a joint air assault mission with Afghan soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston/Released)

Photo: The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance, foreground, pulls away as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore approaches the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier, center, in the Pacific Ocean, June 24, 2014. The ships are en route to participate in the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin Knight/Released)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance, foreground, pulls away as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore approaches the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier, center, in the Pacific Ocean, June 24, 2014. The ships are en route to participate in the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin Knight/Released)

Photo: As seen through a night-vision device Army Staff Sgt. Kristopher Stallard checks navigations during the Night Land Navigation event at the 2014 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 24, 2014. The warriors were dropped off and had four hours to plot and find their map points in complete darkness.  (U.S. Army photo by Timothy Hale/Released)

As seen through a night-vision device Army Staff Sgt. Kristopher Stallard checks navigations during the Night Land Navigation event at the 2014 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 24, 2014. The warriors were dropped off and had four hours to plot and find their map points in complete darkness. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy Hale/Released)

Photo: Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with service members during a town hall on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, June 30, 2014. Dempsey told U.S. Army Pacific soldiers that he hopes the military services can retain their own unique field uniforms, adding that having separate military services brings perspectives to the table that are the epitome of “jointness.” (DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton/Released)

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with service members during a town hall on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, June 30, 2014. Dempsey told U.S. Army Pacific soldiers that he hopes the military services can retain their own unique field uniforms, adding that having separate military services brings perspectives to the table that are the epitome of “jointness.” (DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton/Released)

Photo: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls Tim Howard, the U.S. Men's National soccer team goalkeeper, from the Pentagon July 2, 2014, to thank the athlete for defending the United States at the World Cup. Social media was abuzz after Howard's Wikipedia page was altered briefly to name him "Secretary of Defense of the United States of America" for his record-breaking number of saves in the July 1, 2014, U.S. match against Belgium. (DOD photo taken by Casper Manlangit/Released)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls Tim Howard, the U.S. Men’s National soccer team goalkeeper, from the Pentagon July 2, 2014, to thank the athlete for defending the United States at the World Cup. Social media was abuzz after Howard’s Wikipedia page was altered briefly to name him “Secretary of Defense of the United States of America” for his record-breaking number of saves in the July 1, 2014, U.S. match against Belgium. (DOD photo taken by Casper Manlangit/Released)

Photo: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform precision stunts during the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 28, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Queen/Released)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform precision stunts during the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 28, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Queen/Released)

Photo: A U.S. Soldier with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard flies in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter over two Landing Craft Mechanized (LCMs), not seen, assigned to Landing Craft Detachment, 191st Regional Support Group in Vieques, Puerto Rico, June 27, 2014. The LCMs left Ceiba, Puerto Rico, and arrived at Vieques. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Pablo Pantoja /Released)

A U.S. soldier with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard flies in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter over two Landing Craft Mechanized (LCMs), not seen, assigned to Landing Craft Detachment, 191st Regional Support Group in Vieques, Puerto Rico, June 27, 2014. The LCMs left Ceiba, Puerto Rico, and arrived at Vieques. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Pablo Pantoja /Released)

 

Photo: A Marine with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing aboard the USS Oak Hill mans the rails as the ship arrives at the South Boston Marine Terminal port, July 1. More than 80 Marines with 2nd MAW and 2nd Marine Logistics Group, along with the USS Oak Hill sailors, will participate in Boston's annual Fourth of July Harborfest, which runs from July 1-7. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Preston McDonald/Released)

A Marine with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing aboard the USS Oak Hill mans the rails as the ship arrives at the South Boston Marine Terminal port, July 1. More than 80 Marines with 2nd MAW and 2nd Marine Logistics Group, along with the USS Oak Hill sailors, will participate in Boston’s annual Fourth of July Harborfest, which runs from July 1-7. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Preston McDonald/Released)

Photo: A U.S. Marine with 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, waits to conduct Helicopter Rope Suspension Training and amphibious insert capabilities with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe/Released)

A U.S. Marine with 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, waits to conduct Helicopter Rope Suspension Training and amphibious insert capabilities with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe/Released)

Photo: A U.S. Marine with 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, jumps from an MH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 “Pegasus”, while conducting Helicopter Rope Suspension Training and amphibious insert capabilities during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe/Released)

A U.S. Marine with 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, jumps from an MH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 “Pegasus”, while conducting Helicopter Rope Suspension Training and amphibious insert capabilities during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shannon E. Renfroe/Released)

Photo: U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercise with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014. In its 20th year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer  1st Class Jerry Jimenez/Released)

U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercise with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014. In its 20th year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry Jimenez/Released)

Photo: Sailors fight a simulated fire during a general quarters drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu while in the Pacific . Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.(U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Amanda Chavez/Released)

Sailors fight a simulated fire during a general quarters drill aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu while in the Pacific . Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.(U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Amanda Chavez/Released)

Photo: Philippine marine corps Master Sgt. Manuel Prado, a blademaster assigned to Marine Training Exercise Unit, demonstrates proper blade handling techniques to U.S. Marines assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014. In its 20th year, CARAT is a bilateral exercise series between the United States and the armed forces of nine partner nations in South and Southeast Asia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Schlosser/Released)

Philippine marine corps Master Sgt. Manuel Prado, a blademaster assigned to Marine Training Exercise Unit, demonstrates proper blade handling techniques to U.S. Marines assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014. In its 20th year, CARAT is a bilateral exercise series between the United States and the armed forces of nine partner nations in South and Southeast Asia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Schlosser/Released)

Photo: U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Benjamin Vess patrols off the coast of Boston in support of Operation Dry Water June 27, 2014. The operation enforced regulations against boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. (DoD photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell, U.S. Coast Guard/Released)

U.S. Coast Guard Seaman Benjamin Vess patrols off the coast of Boston in support of Operation Dry Water June 27, 2014. The operation enforced regulations against boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. (DoD photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell, U.S. Coast Guard/Released)

Photo: Air Force Reserve aircrew flying a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, performs aerial spraying June 25, 2014, over Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The C-130 Hercules and crew sprayed for mosquitoes on Joint Base Charleston. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Sloan/Released)

Air Force Reserve aircrew flying a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, performs aerial spraying June 25, 2014, over Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The C-130 Hercules and crew sprayed for mosquitoes on Joint Base Charleston. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Sloan/Released)

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