War on Terrorism

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Photos from the Front Lines

Moving Weapons
U.S. airmen form a line to pass weapons from temporary storage to a new armory on Camp Cunningham at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2012. About 50 airmen volunteered to move as many as 1,000 M9s and M16s to the more secure armory. The airmen are assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.

Patrol Presence
U.S. Marines patrol through Trek Nawa, an area with known insurgent sites, in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Aug. 16, 2012. The Marines are assigned to Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6.

Re-enlisting in Afghanistan
U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conducts a re-enlistment ceremony for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James Kelly on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Aug. 21, 2012.

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