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: Marines assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, conduct fast rope training from an MV-22 Osprey aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2014. The training allowed Marines to apply proper techniques and procedures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andre Dakis/Released)

Marines assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, conduct fast rope training from an MV-22 Osprey aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 9, 2014. The training allowed Marines to apply proper techniques and procedures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andre Dakis/Released)

Photo: U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Daniel Scales, assigned to 210th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, New Mexico Air National Guard, cuts a metal sign post with a grinder at the Fidelina Feliz-Matos public primary school in La Guazara, Dominican Republic during Beyond the Horizon (BTH), June 7, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Rognstad/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Daniel Scales, assigned to 210th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, New Mexico Air National Guard, cuts a metal sign post with a grinder at the Fidelina Feliz-Matos public primary school in La Guazara, Dominican Republic during Beyond the Horizon (BTH), June 7, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Rognstad/Released)

Photo: A Spartan Soldier, assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), mans his fighting position during a patrol in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, May 29, 2014. The Spartan Brigade is deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry/Released)

A Spartan soldier, assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), mans his fighting position during a patrol in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, May 29, 2014. The Spartan Brigade is deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry/Released)

Photo: The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) conducts a personnel transfer during a replenishment-at-sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199) Indian Ocean, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Maddelin Angebrand/Released)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) conducts a personnel transfer during a replenishment-at-sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199) Indian Ocean, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Maddelin Angebrand/Released)

Photo: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with veterans from several nations at the 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day at Omaha Beach in Normandy, June 6, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler/Released)

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with veterans from several nations at the 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day at Omaha Beach in Normandy, June 6, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Aaron Hostutler/Released)

Photo: The U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps performs during a Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., June 6, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dan Hosack/Released)

The U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps performs during a Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., June 6, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dan Hosack/Released)

Photo: Service members representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard hold the flag in the stands as fans sing the National Anthem during pre-match festivities here in Jacksonville, Fla., at EverBank Field June 7, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes/Released)

Service members representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard hold the flag in the stands as fans sing the National Anthem during pre-match festivities in Jacksonville, Fla., at EverBank Field June 7, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes/Released)

Photo: Sailors cheer after the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team scores a goal during the last  "friendly" match versus Nigeria at Everbank stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., June 7, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Sailors cheer after the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team scores a goal during the last “friendly” match versus Nigeria at Everbank stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., June 7, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Photo: Retired Navy Petty Officer Third Class Brian Canich shoots a basketball over Carlos Spence, a member of a Virginia Beach, Va. adaptive sports basketball team, during an exhibition game in Norfolk, Va. June 4, 2014. Canich is trying out for the Navy's Warrior Games basketball team during the team's trials week. (Department of Defense photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Retired Navy Petty Officer Third Class Brian Canich shoots a basketball over Carlos Spence, a member of a Virginia Beach, Va. adaptive sports basketball team, during an exhibition game in Norfolk, Va. June 4, 2014. Canich is trying out for the Navy’s Warrior Games basketball team during the team’s trials week. (Department of Defense photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Photo: A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires its main gun during a live-fire range as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2014, May 30. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires its main gun during a live-fire range as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2014, May 30. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)

Photo: A Marine, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, uses his Supplemental Emergency Breathing Device prior to escaping the simulated helicopter seat during Shallow Water Egress Training at the Camp Hansen pool, May 30, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Kuppers/Released)

A Marine, assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, uses his Supplemental Emergency Breathing Device prior to escaping the simulated helicopter seat during Shallow Water Egress Training at the Camp Hansen pool, May 30, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Kuppers/Released)

Photo: Multinational special operations forces head towards the transport cruise ship during a level four visit, board, search and seizure as part of Exercise Eager Lion at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Melissa Parrish/Released)

Multinational special operations forces head towards the transport cruise ship during a level four visit, board, search and seizure as part of Exercise Eager Lion at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Melissa Parrish/Released)

Photo: Multinational special operations forces climb aboard a transport cruise ship during a level four visit, board, search and seizure as part of Exercise Eager Lion at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Melissa Parrish/Released)

Multinational special operations forces climb aboard a transport cruise ship during a level four visit, board, search and seizure as part of Exercise Eager Lion at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base, June 5, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Melissa Parrish/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team conduct squad level live-fire training near Tapa, Estonia, June 9, 2014. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones /Released)

U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct squad level live-fire training near Tapa, Estonia, June 9, 2014. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones /Released)

 

Photo: U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 conducts an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron over the Philippine Sea June 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Trevor Welsh/Released)

U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 conducts an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron over the Philippine Sea June 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Trevor Welsh/Released)

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Turner, left, assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 22, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, landing support specialist counters a kick from Lance Cpl. Zack Jarvis, CLB-22 heavy equipment operator, during martial arts training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Turner, left, assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 22, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, landing support specialist counters a kick from Lance Cpl. Zack Jarvis, CLB-22 heavy equipment operator, during martial arts training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)

Photo: Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) prepare to chain down an incoming helicopter assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 in the Philippine Sea, June 9, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Alonzo M. Archer/Released)

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) prepare to chain down an incoming helicopter assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 in the Philippine Sea, June 9, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Alonzo M. Archer/Released)

Photo: Lt. j.g. Jeremiah Derrick reaches for his son for the traditional first hug after returning to Naval Station Mayport from a five-month deployment aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Halybuton (FFG 40) in Mayport, Fla., June 4, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Lt. j.g. Jeremiah Derrick reaches for his son for the traditional first hug after returning to Naval Station Mayport from a five-month deployment aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Halybuton (FFG 40) in Mayport, Fla., June 4, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Photo: A U.S. paratrooper presents flowers to Ellan Levitsky-Orkin served as a U.S. Army nurse in Normandy during World War II, at a ceremony honoring the service of U.S. Army nurses during World War II, in Bolleville, France, June 4, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller/Released)

A U.S. paratrooper presents flowers to Ellan Levitsky-Orkin served as a U.S. Army nurse in Normandy during World War II, at a ceremony honoring the service of U.S. Army nurses during World War II, in Bolleville, France, June 4, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Keller/Released)

Photo: Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battalgia, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient Samuel Muldrew hand during the halftime of the soccer game between U.S. Men's National Soccer Team versus Nigeria at Everbank Stadium, in Jacksonville, Fla. June 7, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battalgia, senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shakes World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient Samuel Muldrew hand during the halftime of the soccer game between U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team versus Nigeria at Everbank Stadium, in Jacksonville, Fla. June 7, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

Photo: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, assigned to 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, gets affectionately licked by his dog, Xarius, June 3, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bush, assigned to 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, gets affectionately licked by his dog, Xarius, June 3, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock/Released)

 

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