Friday, January 8, 2010


(December 25, 2009) Lt. Jon Sunderland dresses in a Santa suite while directing aircraft operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Christmas Day. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a routine deployment to the region. Operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United Statesí commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Mercil/Released)

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Air Force Academy

Air Force Academy quarterback Jared Tew turns the corner for a first down during the Falcons' defeat of the University of Houston Cougars 47-20 during the seventh Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, on Dec. 31, 2009.

Monday, January 4, 2010

USS Chosin (CG 65)

(Jan. 1, 2010) The guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) patrols the Gulf of Aden in support of counter-piracy operations. Chosin is the flagship for Combined Joint Task Force 151, a multinational task force established to conduct counter-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Edgington/Released)

UH-3H Sea King helicopter

A US Navy UH-3H Sea King helicopter.

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Friday, January 1, 2010

Lockheed Martin F-35B

The second Lockheed Martin F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing stealth fighter arrives at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., test site on Dec. 29. Maj. Joseph T. "O.D." Bachmann piloted the aircraft nonstop from Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth, Texas, plant to Patuxent River, successfully completing aerial refueling en route.

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