Any text to those pictures Leaper?
Soldiers out of Fort K3 (Airborne) on there beret march.
Soldiers out of Fort Ing 2 (Engineers) build a war bridge in central Eksjö
Last edited by Leaper; 05-28-2008 at 03:59 PM.
Great pic's Leaper and Lancero, thanks!
Banana Road; An Australian Armoured Personnel Carrier on duty with the International Stabilisation Force rolls down 'Banana Road' to meet up with a patrol in Dili, Timor-Leste.
Ready to go; Australian infanty soldiers move towards the rear of their Armoured Personnel Carrier at the start of their patrol in the Dili Area, Timor-Leste. They are on duty as part of the International Stabilisation Force.
Halt; Private David Truscott halts traffic as his Armoured Personnel Carrier makes its way accross an intersection in Dili, Timor-Leste.
Rest safely: Reconstruction Task Force 4 Combat Engineers snatch a rest after a long shift preparing a defensive position as a mate patrols outside.
Reconstruction Task Force 4 soldiers move to an overwatch position to receive orders for an upcoming patrol into the Green Zone inside the Baluchi Pass, Afghanistan.
'Prepare to move': Reconstruction Task Force soldiers await the order to begin an early morning patrol into the Green Zone of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
An Afghan tribal leader talks with Reconstruction Task Force soldiers in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
A Reconstruction Task Force soldier talks with a local child outside a meeting with Afghan tribal leaders in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
A Reconstruction Rask Force 4 soldier talks with local children outside a meeting with Afghan tribal leaders in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
Change is on the horizon. A group of Afghans watch as Australian BUSHMASTERS set up defensive positions North of Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.
Afghan tribesmen look on as Reconstruction Task Force 4 soldiers conduct a route search in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
Reconstruction Task Force 4 soldiers move in to secure a cordon around an Improvised Explosive Device found in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
A massive dust cloud rises as an Improvised Explosive Device is destroyed by Reconstruction Task Force Engineers in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
Navy Clearance Divers Petty Officer Troy Eather, Chief Petty Officer Phillip Shirley with engineers Sapper Michael Brennan and Corporal Glen Barton check the remains of an Improvised Explosive Device found by Sapper Brennan during a route clearance.
This one can go directly to funny military pics thread.
Muchas gracias, Thank you very much to all Todays pic contributors.
They still use the stathelm?
A U.S. soldier stands on guard outside a shop in Baghdad's Mansour shopping district May 26, 2008.
An Iraqi army soldier puts rifles that have been seized after an Iraqi searching patrol on the back of an army vehicle, in Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City, Iraq, on Tuesday, May 27, 2008. Anti-U.S. Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday called on followers to hold weekly protests against a U.S.-Iraqi security deal under negotiation that could lead to a long-term reduced American troop presence in Iraq.
An Israeli soldier stand by an armoured personnel carrier near Kibbutz Sufa, just outside the southern Gaza *****, May 26,2008.
A U.S. soldier from Bravo Battery, 1-76 Field Artillery Battalion, looks through a pair of binoculars on the roof of a building at a fish hatchery in Hilla, about 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, May 26, 2008. The USAID's Inma Agribusiness program is funding the production of millions of carp fingerlings at the hatchery in Hilla for distribution to hundreds of fish farms across central and southern Iraq.
Medical staff of the Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit attends to a wounded Canadian soldier at the field hospital at the Kandahar Airfield May 25, 2008. Photo taken on May 25, 2008
A British soldier, center, with the International Security Assistant Force (ISAF) stands with Afghan officials at the site of a suicide attack in Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 28, 2008. In Helmand province, a suicide bomber on a motorbike tried to target a police truck but missed, said Doulad Wazir, the governor's spokesman. One civilian was killed, he said
Thai soldiers (R) carry the coffin of a Thai soldier who was killed by a roadside bomb in Pattani, as they load the body onto a plane at the Pattani airport on May 28, 2008. More than 3,000 people have been killed since separatist unrest broke out in January 2004 in the south, which was an autonomous Malay Muslim sultanate until mainly Buddhist Thailand annexed it in 1902, provoking decades of tension.
An Iraqi soldier stands guard before the opening of the new Sarafiya bridge in Baghdad May 27, 2008. The bridge on Tigris river in Baghdad was reopened on Tuesday after it was destroyed by a truck bomb attack on April 12, 2007
A US soldier takes a picture of US sailors lined up for a last farewell on board the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as they head back to the states for decommissioning in 2009 from Yokosuka US Naval Base on May 28, 2008. The ship will first stop in Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The USS George Washington (CVN 73) will replace Kitty Hawk in August 2008.
An Iraqi soldier scans chairs in search of explosives before the arrival of dignitaries to attend the reopening of the Al-Sarafiyah Bridge in Baghdad on May 27, 2008. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki reopened today the bridge that was destroyed in a deadly suicide truck bomb attack a year ago. Built in 1946 by the British, Al-Sarafiyah bridge was a key landmark in Baghdad and originally designed for a railway line crossing from east to west of the city.
An Israeli soldier walks past a fire that broke out after troops threw a tear gas grenade at Palestinians protesting the construction of the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah, May 27, 2008.
A Russian peacekeeping soldier peers out of the back of a personnel truck 1500 meters above sea level in the Caucasus mountains in Zaramag on May 27, 2008. A column of Russian peacekeeping forces made their way into the Georgian-Ossetian zone of conflict in order to replace troops already stationed there as part of a planned replacement.
A US soldier holds his weapon as he stands during a citizenship ceremony at the U.S. base in Bagram north of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday May 26, 2008. Afghanistan has seen a sharp rise in violence in the last year, even as the U.S. and NATO have poured thousands of new troops into the country. The U.S. now has some 33,000 troops in Afghanistan, the most ever.
Joe Gonzales, 77, left, a Korean War Veteran from San Jose, Calif., and Edith Shain, 89, of New York, who was a nurse in World War II, joke around by the World War II Memorial in Washington, Monday May 26, 2008. Shain was the nurse kissing the soldier in a famous photograph from VJ Day that ran in Life Magazine.
Soldiers guard a crime scene where federal policemen were killed during a gun battle in Culiacan May 27, 2008. Drug traffickers killed seven Mexican policemen on Tuesday, the latest slayings in a wave of police murders as the army wages a battle against cartels. Police searching a drug hide-out in Culiacan in the Pacific state of Sinaloa were shot at from inside the building by the traffickers, who also threw a grenade, the government said.
A Palestinian drives his donkey cart past Israeli soldiers during an army operation in the West Bank town of Qalqilya, Tuesday, May 27, 2008. The Israeli army regularly carries out operations in West Bank towns and villages to search for wanted Palestinians.
The Macedonian Army special units have a field drill at the Krivolak training field, on May 27, 2008, in preparation for their deployment in Afghanistan. The soldiers simulate the breaking of a demonstration in a town. The "Shine 3" drill was supervised by high ranking NATO officers.
Ugandan soldiers from the African Union (AU) patrol the Indian Ocean waters before the released cargo ship "Victoria" docked at the Mogadishu seaport, May 27, 2008. Somali pirates released the Jordanian-flagged cargo ship hijacked last week off the lawless coast of the Horn of Africa nation, a shipping agent said. "Victoria", was carrying 4,200 tonnes of sugar in humanitarian aid sent from Denmark to the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Two German soldiers pass an advertising banner marking the 60th anniversary of the so-called 'Berlin airlift' during the opening day of the ILA2008 airshow at the Schoenefeld airport in Berlin, May 27, 2008. The exhibition runs until June 1 in the German capital.
Ugandan soldiers from the African Union (AU) patrol near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu May 28, 2008. Somali faction leaders must drop their "winner-takes-all" approach if they are to move towards ending 18 years of civil war when fledgling peace talks restart in Djibouti this weekend, an envoy said on Wednesday.
Israeli soldiers are seen in their tanks after an army operation in the Gaza *****, on the Israel Gaza border, Wednesday, May 28, 2008. An Israeli airstrike in southern Gaza ***** killed two Hamas gunmen during an incursion into the territory on Wednesday, the militant group said. Israeli troops have been conducting an operation in southern Gaza since Monday to try halt Palestinian militants from lobbing rocket barrages into nearby Jewish army bases and communities
Even when in full combat gear and in a hot zone, a woman can't help it. She still looks at shoes!
An Israeli soldier walks past a fire that broke out after troops threw a tear gas grenade at Palestinians protesting the construction of the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah, May 27, 2008. *******/Fadi Arouri
Jordanian schoolchildren shout pro-King Abdullah slogans, during the King Abdullah II prize for Physical Fitness award ceremony at Al-Hussein Sport City in Amman May 27, 2008. *******/Ali Jarekji
A Secret Service agent braces himself against the engine wash from Marine One carrying President George W. Bush as it departs the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, May 27, 2008. *******/Jim Young
An Israeli soldier gives water to a blindfolded Palestinian, detained during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza *****, at an army base near kibbutz Kissufim, just outside the Gaza ***** May 28, 2008. An Israeli air strike on Wednesday killed two Hamas militants in the Gaza *****, Palestinian medical workers said. *******/Amir Cohen
A soldier points as a helicopter arrives to transport heavy machinery to the Tangjiashan quake lake, in the earthquake-hit area of Leigu town in Beichuan county, Sichuan province May 28, 2008. *******/Nicky Loh
It it just me-or are all the IDF women hot?
U.S. Navy F-18s perform a ceremonial fly-by prior to the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500 automobile race in Indianapolis, Indiana May 25, 2008.
Model Tuuli Shipster holds a briefcase with copies of the new James Bond novel as she travels in a Pacific 24 sea boat escorted by navy personnel to the book's launch in London, Tuesday, May 27, 2008. The new James Bond novel is being published for the centenary of bond creator Ian Fleming's birth. The new novel is titled 'Devil May Care' written by Sebastian Faulks.
In this photo released by the Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, is seen during a visit to the Israeli navy in the northern port city of Haifa, Tuesday, May 27, 2008. The key witness in a corruption probe of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert made a dramatic courtroom appearance Tuesday, telling prosecutors that he handed cash-stuffed envelopes to the Israeli politician and suspected some of the money went to fund Olmert's fondness for fine hotels, first-class flights and luxury goods
US navy sailors line up in front of "The First Navy Jack" flag during the USS Kitty Hawk Departure Ceremony at US Navy Yokosuka Base on May 28, 2008 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. Nuclear-powered supercarrier USS George Washington will be deployed as a replacement to the Kitty Hawk in August 2008.
Switzerland's Air Force national flight team Patrouille Suisse performs in their 'Northrop F-5E Tiger II' aircrafts during the ILA2008 airshow at the Schoenefeld airport in Berlin, May 28, 2008. The exhibition runs until June 1 in the German capital.
Flight controllers of the Indian Air Force give signs to IAF Dhruv helicopter pilots making ready for a formation flight over the fair grounds of the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) at the Schoenefeld airport near Berlin on May 28, 2008. The biannual show, with India as guest of honour, the third biggest in Europe after those in Britain and France, was expected to draw more than 1,100 exhibitions from 37 countries
The United States Air Force Drill Team performs parachute stunts during the pre-race ceremonies prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 on May 25, 2008 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
The United States Air Force Drill Team performs prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca Cola 600 auto race at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 25, 2008.
(FILE) A file picture dated 17 March 2004 shows two Pakistani United Nations peacekeepers in Liberia keeping watch over the Clay junction, Liberia. UK charity Save the Children is accusing Pakistani UN peacekeepers of being amongst those peacekeepers and aid workers abusing children in post conflict African countries according to a recent report. After research in Ivory Coast, southern Sudan and Haiti, the charity proposed an international watchdog be set up
(FILE) A file picture dated 26 April 2004 shows a female rebel soldier carrying her baby walks passed a UN Pakistani peacekeeper at a disarmament site in Tubmanberg, Bomi County, Liberia. UK charity Save the Children is accusing Pakistani UN peacekeepers of being amongst those peacekeepers and aid workers abusing children in post conflict African countries according to a recent report. After research in Ivory Coast, southern Sudan and Haiti, the charity proposed an international watchdog be set up
A policeman takes position on a roof at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, Sweden, as an ariplane arrives with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Wednesday May 28 2008 ahead of a U.N. conference that will review the political and security progress in Iraq
People sunbathe near a bunker on the beach at the Adriatic Sea near the city of Dhermi, some 250 km from the Albanian capital Tirana, 28 May 2008, as temperatures reach levels between 32 and 34 degrees centigrade. The bunker shells are remains from a military defence line from the era of former Albanian communist leader Enver Hoxha
A trade visitor steps off a cockpit of a Slovak MIG-29 jet fighter during the International Aerospace Exhibition ILA at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport south of Berlin, Germany, 28 May 2008. The ILA began on 27 Mai with a record participation of 1,127 exhibitors from 37 different countries. The air show ends on 01 June
Patrouille Suisse presents an air display during the International Aerospace Exhibition ILA at Berlin-Schoenefeld airport south of Berlin, Germany, 28 May 2008. The ILA began on 27 Mai with a record participation of 1127 exhibitors from 37 different countries. The air show ends on 01 June
A young man drives the latest solar boat model which has been designed by students from The Delft University of Technology in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 28 2008. The boat was built in order to take part in the Frisian Solar Challenge starting on June 21 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
Excellent photos gents! Lancero..my man your pix are outstanding. Great job!
[IMG]http://i25.*******.com/11gnlsxdotjpg[/IMG]PACIFIC OCEAN (May 21, 2008) A Marine AH-1A Super Cobra fast-attack helicopter passes by the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) during sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Tarawa is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility operating in the western Pacific and Indian oceans. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel A. Barker/Released)
[IMG]http://i30.*******.com/m7ys0idotjpg[/IMG]ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 26, 2008) Water vapor trails from the surface of an F/A-18C Hornet during a supersonic pass above the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3 are preparing for their return to homeport following a seven-month deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Operations Specialist 3rd Class Kevin T. Murray, Jr. (Released)
[IMG]http://i28.*******.com/2w1s1fddotjpg[/IMG]SAN DIEGO (May 25, 2008) A Sailor awaits the call of evening colors before lowering the union jack flag on the bow of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 are conducting tailored ship's training availability off the coast of Southern California. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathen E. Davis (Released)
[IMG]http://i29.*******.com/16atpbndotjpg[/IMG]ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 21, 2008) Capt. Herman Shelanski, the commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), stands at attention as he and his crew render honors to the British Royal Navy Destroyer HMS Manchester (D95). The Manchester departs the Truman Strike Group to return to her homeport following a deployment to the Persian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew Bookwalter (Released)
[IMG]http://i26.*******.com/34sqwetdotjpg[/IMG]PACIFIC OCEAN (May 23, 2008) Stacks of ordnance are organized in preparation for an ammunition offload aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is operating as part of the U.S. 7th Fleet in the western Pacific and Indian oceans. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong (Released)
[IMG]http://i32.*******.com/4tlmvddotjpg[/IMG]PACIFIC OCEAN (May 22, 2008) During a break in flight cycles Sailors prepare aircraft for night flight operations on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chelsea Kennedy (Released)
[IMG]http://i26.*******.com/5xjxc1dotjpg[/IMG]PACIFIC OCEAN (May 27, 2008) The Military Sealift Command USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits the Western Pacific. Mercy is supporting Pacific Partnership 2008, a humanitarian and civic assistance deployment to the Republic of the Philippines, Vietnam, Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Valcarcel (Released)
NEW YORK (May 23, 2008) Visitors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) receive a demonstration of a high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle equipped with the Gunslinger 3 hostile fire detection and counter-fire system, which is part of the Navy Expeditionary Over watch program, during Fleet Week 2008 in New York. U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams (Released)