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vor033
08-25-2012, 01:35 AM
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Coastal Riverine Force (CRF) sailors aboard a 34-foot Patrol Boat, a Riverine Assault Boat (RAB), a Riverine Patrol Boat (RPB) and a Riverine Command Boat (RCB), left to right, prepare for a dynamic display of their capabilities at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Aug. 23. CRF is a core Navy capability that provides port and harbor security, high value asset protection and maritime security operations in the coastal and inland waterways

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Coastal Riverine Force (CRF) sailors aboard a 34-foot Patrol Boat, a Riverine Assault Boat (RAB), a Riverine Patrol Boat (RPB) and a Riverine Command Boat (RCB), left to right, prepare for a dynamic display of their capabilities at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Aug. 23.

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Coastal Riverine Force (CRF) sailors aboard a Riverine Command Boat (RCB), a 34-foot Patrol Boat, a Riverine Assault Boat (RAB) and a Riverine Patrol Boat (RPB), left to right, prepare for a dynamic display of their capabilities at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Aug. 23.

vor033
08-25-2012, 01:40 AM
Elements from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment supported the two-day fire support coordination exercise in conjunction with naval gunfire and close-air support


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Pfc. Luis Rivera, an Oviedo, Fla. native and mortarman with Hellfire Platoon, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment listens for the next fire mission before employing an 81mm mortar during a training exercise aboard base, Aug. 14, 2012.

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Pfc. Luis Rivera, an Oviedo, Fla., native and mortarman with Hellfire Platoon, Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment employs an 81mm mortar during a training exercise aboard base, Aug. 14.

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A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment looks to an adjacent mortar position as naval gunfire and mortar rounds impact in the distance, Aug. 14

vor033
08-25-2012, 01:51 AM
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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron board a Mi-17 from the 6th Special Operations Squadron at the flightline on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The 23rd STS Airmen evacuated three simulated injured members from an improvised explosive device that blew up two vehicles.

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An U.S. Air Force airman from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron provides medical support to a simulated casualty victim on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 24, 2012. The members of the 23rd STS had to react to a simulated improvised explosive device that blew up two cars with a total of five injured passengers.

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U.S. Air Force airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron lift a car off of a simulated casualty victim during training on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The airmen from the 23rd STS had to flip over two cars to extract simulated bodies from improvised explosive device explosions.

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U.S. Air Force airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron provides medical support to a simulated causality victim on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The airmen from the 23rd STS spent three days working on casualty evacuations

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U.S. Air Force airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron pull a simulated casualty victim out of a vehicle that was hit by a simulated improvised explosive device on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The airmen from the 23rd STS rescue five casualty victims from two simulated improvised explosive device vehicle explosions.

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U.S. Air Force airmen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron position a litter under a simulated improvised explosive device casualty victim during a three-day training exercise on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The airmen from the 23rd STS teamed up with Mi-17 helicopter flight crews from the 6th Special Operations Squadron in order to train on casualty evacuations.

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An U.S. Air Force airman from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron provides medical support to two simulated improvised explosive device casualty victims on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Aug. 23, 2012. The training consisted of two cars being blown up with five total victims.

vor033
08-25-2012, 01:52 AM
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Pararescuemen from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron conduct a field training exercise for upgrade evaluation. Volunteers dressed in moulage and acted out an IED explosion. 08.21.2012

vor033
08-25-2012, 02:05 AM
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All female pallbearers carry the coffin of Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker at the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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Army pallbearers carry the coffin of Private Richard Harris at the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand.The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan

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All female pallbearers carry the coffin of Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker at the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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Army pallbearers carry the coffin of Private Richard Harris during the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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New Zealand Army soldiers arrive at the Military ramp ceremony for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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All female pallbearers carry the coffin of Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker at the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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All female pallbearers carry the coffin of Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker during the Military ramp ceremony help for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers were fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan

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Army pallbearers arrive at the Military ramp ceremony help for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers where fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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NZ Army pallbearers at the Military ramp ceremony held for Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris on August 23, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The three fallen New Zealand soldiers where fatally wounded in action on August 4, 2012, in the Bayman Province in Afghanistan.

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Military firing party during a combined memorial service for fallen soldiers Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris at Burnham Military Camp on August 25, 2012 in Christchurch, New Zealand

vor033
08-25-2012, 02:20 AM
British Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3Rifles) during operations with CP Jeker in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan – 24th August 2012

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vor033
08-25-2012, 03:04 AM
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conducted training in the Combat Center's Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23. The Marines of "The Darkside" conducted footpatrols while practicing their tactics and techniques for spotting and countering improvised explosive devices.


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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012.

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012.

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012.

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012.

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct a squad sized attack on the Delta Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, walk through an improvised explosive device course filled with the simulated IEDs at the Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, walk through an improvised explosive device course filled with the simulated IEDs at the Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, walk through an improvised explosive device course filled with the simulated IEDs at the Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, walk through an improvised explosive device course filled with the simulated IEDs at the Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23, 2012.

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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, walk through an improvised explosive device course filled with simulated IEDs at the Noble Pass Training Area Aug. 23, 2012

vor033
08-25-2012, 05:43 AM
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International musicians and performers perform a tribute to Scotland during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The military tattoo brought together musicians, dancers and bagpipers from around the world.

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The British Union Jack is projected onto Edinburgh Castle as multinational musicians and dancers perform a tribute honoring Scottish history during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert Hungerford, center, joins drum majors from the United Kingdom, Norway, Canada and Australia as they march out during the finale of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Fireworks explode behind Edinburgh Castle as multinational musicians and dancers perform a tribute to Scotland during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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U.S. Navy musicians with the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, along with Scottish and Australian military musicians, march out during the finale of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band musicians march out onto Edinburgh Castle's esplanade while playing Anchors Aweigh during the second official show night for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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International musicians and performers honor U.K. veterans with a memorial tribute during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Fireworks explode behind Edinburgh Castle as multinational musicians and dancers perform a tribute honoring Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee year during the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Aug. 3, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Silent Reader
08-25-2012, 07:05 AM
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Internationale Sicherheitsunterstützungstruppe, kurz ISAF (International Security Assistance Force), in Afghanistan. 29.Deutsches Einsatzkontingent, RC North. Im Bild zu sehen: Die Drohne Heron wird für den Start vorbereitet. Seit März 2010 ist das unbemannte Drohnen-System Heron beim Einsatzgeschwader Masar-E-Sharif im Dienst. Die Heron-Crews unterstützen die Truppe 24 Stunden am Tag mit Beobachtungsergebnissen aus der Luft. Die aus Israel stammenden und von der Bundeswehr geleasten Drohnen liefern Material in Echtzeit. Foto: Sebastian Wilke/Bundeswehr




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Aaronron
08-25-2012, 02:05 PM
India- The tri-service Strategic Forces Command (SFC) conducted another successful test-firing of the nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile, capable of a strike range of 350-km, from the integrated test range at Balasore in Odisha on Saturday morning.

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vor033
08-26-2012, 12:36 AM
History enthusiasts dressed as World War II Soviet and German soldiers re-enact 'Berlin 1945 : Seelow' on August 25, 2012 during the biggest international meeting of history enthusiasts of World War II at a Military Technical and Testing Institute (VTSU) Zahorie in Senica, some 120 km west of Bratislava.



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vor033
08-26-2012, 12:51 AM
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Special operations members of the Canadian Forces rappel onto a vessel during Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Special operations members of the Canadian Forces rappel from a helicopter during Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Special operations members of the Canadian Forces take part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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A special operations member of the Canadian Forces takes part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Special operations members of the Canadian Forces take part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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A special operations member of the Canadian Forces takes part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd R) and Defence Minister Peter MacKay (C) talk with a special operations member of the Canadian Forces during Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper watches as special operations members of the Canadian Forces take part in Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012.

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) and Defence Minister Peter MacKay pose with special operations members from the Canadian Forces following Operation Nanook on the Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba August 24, 2012. Harper is on the final day of his annual tour of northern Canada.

vor033
08-26-2012, 01:00 AM
The Marine Corps animal packing course is designed to aid Marine Corps units in alternative methods of transporting crew served weapons, ammunition, supplies and wounded personnel to and from areas inaccessible to mechanized and air mobile transportation. Students are taught the necessary skills to enable them to plan, organize, and conduct animal packing, and/or provide advice to senior commanders and staffs.


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The Marine Corps animal packing course is designed to aid Marine Corps units in alternative methods of transporting crew served weapons, ammunition, supplies and wounded personnel to and from areas inaccessible to mechanized and air mobile transportation.

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Capt. Anthony F. Reynolds, maintenance management officer at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, rest his mule, Herman, following a supply transport to a training area. Marines are taught to tend to the needs of their packing animals before taking care of their own, which includes brushing, grazing and resting the animals once they arrive to their destination.

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The bond established between Marine and animal are important to the success of every packing mission. You put a horse in certain circumstances, he has to be able to trust you, said Sgt. Warren Head, animal packer instructor. They see we feed them and take care of them, and over time, that builds the trust between us.

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Sgt. Warren Sparks, Mountain Warfare Animal Packer Instructor, leads a group of Marines across the Sierra Nevada mountain range on his mule, Trigger. The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center trains Marines and other service members to move across various terrains at altitudes between 8,000 to 11,000 feet. The animal packer course is one of several classes taught at the MWTC.

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Sgt. Justin D. Head, an animal packing course instructor, excercises his horse, Hondo, shortly after grazing the animal. The animal packing course is the only one of its kind in the department of defense and teaches Marines and other military personel how to effectively and efficiently work with beast of burden to transport munitions, supplies and wounded personel to and from areas inaccesible to mechanized and air transportation.

vor033
08-26-2012, 01:23 AM
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The 9mm M-9 service pistol is the U.S. Marine Corps current side-arm of choice and is used by military police special reaction teams during training
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Special reaction team operators practice marksmanship with the M-9 service pistol during sustainment training at the Charleston Police Range, Aug. 17. The monthly training keeps SRT personnel trained to suppress shootings, hostage situations and crisis.

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Special reaction team operators practice marksmanship with the M-9 service pistol during sustainment training at the Charleston Police Range, Aug. 17. The monthly training keeps SRT personnel trained to suppress shootings, hostage situations and crisis.

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Special reaction team operators practice marksmanship with the M-9 service pistol during sustainment training at the Charleston Police Range, Aug. 17. The monthly training keeps SRT personnel trained to suppress shootings, hostage situations and crisis.

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Cpl. Ian Howell, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron special reaction team operator, organizes 9mm magazines for the M-9 service pistol before sustainment training at the Charleston Police Range, Aug. 17.

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Special reaction team operators practice marksmanship with the M-9 service pistol during sustainment training at the Charleston Police Range, Aug. 17. The monthly training keeps SRT personnel trained to suppress shootings, hostage situations and crisis.

vor033
08-26-2012, 01:31 AM
Polish Soldiers serving in Afghanistan with 2nd Company, Motorised Combat Group Bravo, during MEDEVAC training with the American MEDEVAC Team based at Ghazni – 23rd August 2012


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vor033
08-26-2012, 01:48 AM
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U.S. Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team and 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division conducting Air Ground Integration training. August 22, 23, and 24, 2012, at Fort Campbell.

vor033
08-26-2012, 01:59 AM
Polish Air Force MIG-29 with special marking for the VI World Congress of the Polish Air Force - The Congress brings together more than 300 veterans and guests from home and abroad – Saturday 25th August 2012


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Gonzo__
08-26-2012, 02:14 AM
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picture taken by me in New York City Friday night..NYPD ESU Police presence after the friday shooting. M4's and Ballistic helmets... ESU is hard as nails. got a few decent shots... did not want to get right up in there business however.

hardmack
08-26-2012, 02:40 AM
picture taken by me in New York City Friday night..NYPD ESU Police presence after the friday shooting. M4's and Ballistic helmets... ESU is hard as nails. got a few decent shots... did not want to get right up in there business however.

Wait a minute, a shooting in NYC? I thought Mr. Bloomberg took all the firearms out of the hands of citizens, errrrr I mean criminals, with his gun laws? {/end snarky comment mode}

vor033
08-26-2012, 06:22 AM
Operation NANOOK 2012 runs from 1 Aug to 26 August, 2012, and is conducted in two distinct geographical locations: in the Western Arctic, in and around Inuvik, and Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories; and in the Eastern Arctic in Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay, and its littoral area including Churchill, Manitoba.


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Members of the RCMP Emergency Response Team and police dog Taz follow a Canadian Forces Flight Engineer to a waiting CH-146 Griffon helicopter during Operation NANOOK 2012 in Tsiigehtchic, NT.

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Members of the RCMP Emergency Response Team and police dog Taz are inserted into a landing zone by a Canadian Forces CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 400 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, Borden, ON during an Operation NANOOK 2012 scenario near Tsiigehtchic, NT.

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Members of the RCMP Emergency Response Team and police dog Taz capture a suspect (actor) along the banks of the MacKenzie River during an Operation NANOOK 2012 scenario in Tsiigehtchic, NT.

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Members of the RCMP Emergency Response Team and police dog Taz chase a suspect (actor) during an Operation NANOOK 2012 scenario near Tsiigehtchic, NT.

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Members of the RCMP Emergency Response Team and police dog Taz apprehend a suspect (actor) during an Operation NANOOK 2012 scenario near Tsiigehtchic, NT.

m4rs75
08-26-2012, 07:10 AM
Outstanding work vor033 (http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/member.php?38645-vor033)!



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Neil Armstrong poses with an X-15 aircraft at the Dryden Flight Research Center in California, in this undated handout photo courtesy of NASA. Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on Saturday. The former astronaut underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month, just two days after his birthday on Aug. 5, to relieve blocked coronary arteries.

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This NASA file image shows U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 Mission Commander, standing next to the Lunar Module "Eagle" on the moon in this July 20, 1969. Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on August 25, 2012. Apollo 11 fellow astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin took this photo.

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U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles in the lunar module after his historic moonwalk, is pictured in this NASA handout photo. Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on August 25, 2012.

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This undated file photo provided by NASA shows Neil Armstrong. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. A statement from the family says Armstrong died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. It doesn't say where he died. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. He radioed back to Earth the historic news of "one giant leap for mankind. In all, 12 Americans walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972.

Neil Armstrong hosts NASA 50th anniversary documentary:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TrNN_eTau0

RiP astronaut.

Dave76
08-26-2012, 11:00 AM
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TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 25: Florida National Guard members guard the Tampa Police headquarters in downtown on August 25, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Tampa area residents wait for Tropical Storm Isaac as they prepare for the Repulican National Convention which will be held in Tampa during the week of August 27th. (Photo by Tom Pennington/***** Images)

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TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 25: Florida National Guard members guard the Tampa Police headquarters in downtown on August 25, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Tampa area residents wait for Tropical Storm Isaac as they prepare for the Repulican National Convention which will be held in Tampa during the week of August 27th. (Photo by Tom Pennington/***** Images)

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TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 25: Florida National Guard members are seen guarding a building as they provide security for the Republican National Convention being held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 25, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The convention starts the week of August 27th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/***** Images)

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U.S. Army National Guard soldiers from Leesburg, Florida arrive to provide security as final preparations were made for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida August 25, 2012. The convention starts on August 27. *******/Joe Skipper

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Florida National Guard troops stand guard along barricades erected around the Tampa Police Department in Tampa, Fla., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. A heavy presence of law enforcement officers are in place to provide security for the Republican National Convention which begins Monday in Tampa. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Florida National Guard troops stand guard along barricades erected around the Tampa Police Department in Tampa, Fla., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. A heavy presence of law enforcement officers are in place to provide security for the Republican National Convention which begins Monday in Tampa. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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A policeman stands guard near burning cars on a highway in Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on August 25, 2012. Criminals burnt simultaneously several robbed vehicles to block at least four accesses to Guadalajara, the second largest city of Mexico, informed authorities of Jalisco state. AFP PHOTO/STR

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A police officer guards a road where burning vehicles were used as roadblocks on the outskirts of Guadalajara August 25, 2012. Armed gangs blocked intersections and highways throughout Guadalajera, Mexico's second biggest city, on Saturday with vehicles doused in gas and set on fire. Police confirmed seven unauthorized roadblocks with charred, smoldering cars and trucks within the Guadalajera city limits and 15 more in surrounding Jalisco state. One man was seriously wounded by gunfire at one of the roadblocks. *******/Alejandro Acosta

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Policemen stand guard as a firefighter works after a truck was burnt on the highway between Guadalajara and Chapala, Jalisco state, Mexico, on August 25, 2012. Criminals burnt simultaneously several robbed vehicles to block at least four accesses to Guadalajara, the second largest city of Mexico, informed authorities of Jalisco state. AFP PHOTO/Hector Guerrero

Dave76
08-26-2012, 11:16 AM
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Police hold back Irish nationalist protestors as The Royal Black Institution loyalist bands parade pass St Patrick's Catholic Church in Belfast on August 25, 2012. Seven Northern Irish police officers were injured when violence flared during the pro-British parade in central Belfast, police said. AFP PHOTO/ PETER MUHLY

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A police officer is injured on the ground after trying to stop fighting between loyalist and Nationalist groups outside outside St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Trouble broke out after loyalist bands marched past the church while playing music that was banned by the parades commission. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Riot police stand guard outside St Patrick's Roman Catholic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Trouble broke out after loyalist bands marched past the church while playing music that was banned by the parades commission. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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A police officer attempts to stop a loyalist band from playing music outside St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Trouble broke out after loyalist bands marched past the church while playing music that was banned by the parades commission. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Police hold back Irish nationalist protestors as The Royal Black Institution loyalist bands parade pass St Patrick's Catholic Church in Belfast on August 25, 2012. Seven Northern Irish police officers were injured when violence flared during the pro-British parade in central Belfast, police said. AFP PHOTO/ PETER MUHLY

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Police officers attempt to stop fighting between loyalist and Nationalist groups outside outside St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Trouble broke out after loyalist bands marched past the church while playing music that was banned by the parades commission. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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Police officer attempt to stop fighting between loyalist and Nationalist groups outside outside St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Trouble broke out after loyalist bands marched past the church while playing music that was banned by the parades commission. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Dave76
08-26-2012, 11:41 AM
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A Free Syrian Army sniper takes his position in the Salah El Dine neighbourhood of Syria's southwest city of Aleppo August 26, 2012. *******/Youssef Boudlal

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Free Syrian Army fighters walk in the Salah El Dine neighbourhood of Syria's southwest city of Aleppo August 26, 2012. *******/Youssef Boudlal

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A Free Syrian Army fighter runs away to take cover from a sniper shooting near the Salah El Dine neighbourhood of Syria's southwest city of Aleppo August 26, 2012. *******/Youssef Boudlal

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A Free Syrian Army fighter walks by a power pack detonator for an explosive in the Salah El Dine neighbourhood of Syria's southwest city of Aleppo August 26, 2012. *******/Youssef Boudlal

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Free Syrian Army fighters walk in the Salah El Dine neighbourhood of Syria's southwest city of Aleppo August 26, 2012. *******/Youssef Boudlal

DID
08-26-2012, 12:57 PM
he is tinny... Door Vs Rookie 1:0

CreepingDeath
08-26-2012, 02:28 PM
Rest in Peace Neil Armstrong.

muck
08-26-2012, 03:09 PM
Thanks for the pictures, a great selection once more.

The last batch made me roll my eyes though... a renewed conflict in Northern Ireland is about the last thing the UK and the world need now.

ubermensche
08-26-2012, 07:23 PM
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The guy in the front is like: "THIS IS SPAAAAAAARTAAAAA!!!!" and the guy behind is just like: "Oh boy, Johnny took too much sugar again..."

FunYun
08-27-2012, 10:19 AM
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picture taken by me in New York City Friday night..NYPD ESU Police presence after the friday shooting. M4's and Ballistic helmets... ESU is hard as nails. got a few decent shots... did not want to get right up in there business however.

Considering two cops with pistols shot 9 innocent people, more cops with rifles is not going to help.

welshmann
08-27-2012, 10:45 AM
Thanks for the pictures, a great selection once more.

The last batch made me roll my eyes though... a renewed conflict in Northern Ireland is about the last thing the UK and the world need now.

That looks quite gentle for a march,hardly anything new or due to stop.