Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A U.S. Navy ground crew

A U.S. Navy ground crew from Strike Fighter Squadron 94 prepares an F/A-18C Hornet aircraft for a flight at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 12, 2010. The unit, based out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif., is in the area training with Japanese Air Self-Defense Force F-2 pilots for aviation training relocation exercises. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse, U.S. Air Force/Released)

The Blue Angels

The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, fly in a delta formation over Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., March 11, 2010, during a practice air show. The El Centro air show is the first of 35 air shows in the team’s 2010 season. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Stephen D. Doyle II, U.S. Navy/Released)

The Marines

A U.S. service member directs a landing craft, air cushion carrying Marines and equipment onto the beach in Djibouti on March 4, 2010. The Marines, who are assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment and Combat Logistics Battalion 24, attached to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, are in the area to conduct training and live-fire ranges. DoD photo by Sgt. Andrew J. Carlson, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)