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    COMMAND CHANGE - U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert A. Winzenried, U.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Army Gens. Burwell "B.B." Bell and Walter "Skip" Sharp, and U.S. Navy Adm. Timothy Keating, commander, U.S. Pacific Command, salute the passing of the colors during the change of command ceremony for commander U..S. Forces Korea, June 3, 2008. Sharp relieved Bell at the top U.S. military post on the Korean peninsula. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Army Gen. Walter "Skip" Sharp applauds the achievements of U.S. Army Gen. Burwell "B.B." Bell at the conclusion of the commander, U..S. Forces Korea change of command, June 3, 2008. Sharp relieved Bell at the top U.S. military post on the Korean peninsula. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Marines head into the Euphrates River near Haditha, Iraq, May 25, 2008. The Marines are assigned to the Company L, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. U.S. Navy seamen, assigned to Riverine Squadron 3, assisted the Marines in a mission to clear islands in the river. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Erik Villagran


    U.S. Army Spc. Collin Kelly oversees the pay day activities for the Sons of Iraq guards in the Taji Qada, northwest of Baghdad, May 28, 2008. Kelly is an infantryman assigned to 25th Infantry Division's Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment,”2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brad Willeford


    U.S. Army Gen. Walter Sharp is aided by his family in pinning on his new four-star rank during a promotion ceremony presided over by U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea, June 2, 2008. Sharp will take command of U.S. Forces Korea. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Lt. Gen. Alexander M. Yano, chief of staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Manila, Republic of the Philippines, June 2, 2008. Mullen is on an eight-day tour visiting Asian Pacific nations, their leaders and troops assigned to the region. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is welcomed by Lt. Gen Alexander M. Yano, chief of staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines, to General Headquarters, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Manila, Republic of the Philippines, June 2, 2008. Mullen is on an eight-day tour visiting Asian Pacific nations, their leaders and troops assigned to the region. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    Republic of the Phillipines Brig. Gen. Romeo Espino welcomes U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upon his arrival in the Phillipines, June 2, 2008. Espino is camp commander, Camp Aguinaldo, General Headquarters, Armed Forces of the Philippines. Mullen is on an eight-day tour visiting Asian Pacific nations, their leaders and troops assigned to the region. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, honors the 17,202 troops who lost their lives in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II and are buried in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Republic of the Philippines, June 2, 2008. Mullen is on an eight-day tour visiting Asian Pacific nations, their leaders and troops assigned to the region. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


    U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jeffery Sandin, left, ship's handler, Capt. Andrew Lewis, deputy commander, Carrier Air Wing 3, and Capt. Ronald Reis, executive officer of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, participate in the final flight deck scrub exercise, Atlantic Ocean, May 31, 2008. The USS Truman and embarked Carrier Air Wing 3 are preparing to return home after a seven-month deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Williams


    Philippines Navy ship BRP Artemio Ricarte maintains course with other Philippines and U.S. Navy ships during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2008, Pacific Ocean, May 31, 2008. Both countries partner on a variety of military exercises and shore-based civil relations and humanitarian assistance projects during the Philippines phase of the annual training. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Dave Gordon


    A UH-1N Huey, top, an AH-1W Super Cobra, a CH-46 Sea Knight and a CH-53E Super Stallion fly in formation during a Marine Air-Ground Task Force demonstration aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa during the last leg of deployment from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to San Diego, Calif., Pacific Ocean, May 30, 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David A. Brandenburg


    U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ron Nussbaum, a rifleman, watches the streets during an escort mission near Husaybah, Iraq, May 26, 2008. Nussbaum, a rifleman, is assigned to Golf Company, Task Force 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Murray


    U.S. Air Force load masters from a C-130 release several pallets of water, clothing and toys during an air drop of humanitarian supplies to al-Amarah, Balad, Iraq, May 21, 2008. The supplies were distributed to local citizens by the Iraqi army as they continued to bring security and stability to the region. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jack G. Georges

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macs. View Post
    Ralf Möller visiting German troops in Afghanistan...

    http://www.bild.de/BILD/video/clip/l...derBuehne.html
    There are also pics on bundeswehr.de available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Lebowski View Post
    Drunk driver. He was almost lynched by the onlookers.
    Damn, that's a sad story.

    Can't really blame the reaction of the onlookers.

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    Very nice pics gents. Thanks!



    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (R) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy seen at the end of their meeting 03 June 2008 at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome. Sarkozy is in Rome to address a conference on world food security


    The president of FC CSKA Sofia Alexandar Tomov (C) leaves Balgarska Armia stadium protected by police officers in Sofia, Bulgaria, 03 June 2008. Hundreds of supporters of the club, gathered to protest against Tomov .Bulgaria's soccer champion CSKA face a ban from European competitions after failing to meet licensing criteria of the License Committee of the Bulgaria Football Union.




    German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung sees off the soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) prior to their Afghanistan mission in Lemgo, Germany, 03 June 2008. It is the first German strike force under the International Security Assistance Force ISAF and will succeed the Norwegian unit on 01 July.

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    This undated handout photo courtesy of the Canadian National Defence shows Captain Richard Steven Leary who was killed on June 3, 2008 when he came under direct enemy fire during a patrol in the Panjwayi district in Afghanistan. Capt Leary was a member of the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia�s Canadian Light Infantry, based out of Shilo, Manitoba. "The incident occurred during a dismounted security patrol with our Afghan partners" at about 9:30 am local time, a military spokesman told a press conference at Canada's base in Kandahar City, broadcast live in Canada. "The patrol came under small arms fire," he said."The soldiers returned fire and under Captain (Steve) Leary's leadership repositioned when he was struck." Following a prolonged engagement with the insurgents, a wounded Captain Steve Leary was evacuated by helicopter to a medical facility at Kandahar Airfield, where he was ****ounced dead upon arrival, the spokesman said.




    A soldier from the Special Forces of Iraq stands guard at a checkpoint at the International Zone in Baghdad June 3, 2008.




    A Russian soldier stands at a fortified check-point near the Chechen town of Itum-Kale, 8 km (12 miles) south of the provincial capital Grozny, Tuesday, June 3, 2008. Although major fighting between separatists and Russian troops died down years ago, Chechen rebels continue small hit-and-run attacks on soldiers and police


    Israeli soldiers, looking east towards Damascus, are briefed on the history of the region at an Israeli army outpost turned tourist site on June 3, 2008 on the peak of Mt. Bental in the Golan Heights. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, briefing editors of United Arab Emirates newspapers during a visit to the Gulf state, demanded a full Israeli withdrawal from all Syrian lands as a precursor to peace.


    Soldiers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) carry flags during a change of command ceremony at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul on June 3, 2008. The ceremony marked the change of command at the head of NATO's ISAF from US General Dan McNeill to US General David McKiernan.

    An Israeli soldier stands on top of an Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) during a military exercise below the wind turbines that power the local Israeli communities, on June 3, 2008 near Katzrin in the Golan Heights. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, briefing editors of United Arab Emirates newspapers during a visit to the Gulf state, demanded a full Israeli withdrawal from all Syrian lands as a precursor to peace


    A worker cleans Hummer vehicles at a dealership in Chantilly, Virginia, June 3, 2008. General Motors Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said on Tuesday that GM is reviewing its Hummer brand and could sell the military-derived SUV line, which has become synonymous with gas-guzzling excess and has hurt GM's image at a time when consumers are demanding more fuel efficiency.


    Bodyguards of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe scuffle with a cameraman from Canadian CBC television and a photographer as they arrive at a hotel in Rome June 2, 2008. Mugabe and Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came under attack on Monday for attending a U.N. food summit, accused by Western leaders and rights groups of inflicting suffering on their own people.

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    More pix from the Wolds Greatest Navy!

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    Middies?!! Fresh meat! We use to give them "The Business" like crazy!..back in da' day!
    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 1, 2008) Capt. Ken Norton, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), talks with a group of midshipmen on the ship's flight deck. The midshipmen visited the ship to familiarize themselves with the duties of an officer and experience life on a ship. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph M. Buliavac (Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 31, 2008) Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) walk the flight deck after performing a final pre-flight check on an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter. 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 Seaman Walter M. Wayman (Released)
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    PERSIAN GULF (May 27, 2008) An SH-2G Super Sea Sprite takes off from the flight deck of the New Zealand Anzac-class ship HMNZS Te-Mana (F 111) supporting Operation Stakenet, a Combined Task Force 152 operation focused on ensuring a lawful maritime order in the Arabian Gulf and involved units from Bahrain, New Zealand, U.K., the U.S. and other regional countries. U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class N. Brett Morton (Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 30, 2008) Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Mike Lembo, assigned to the "Fist of the Fleet" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25, takes a break after completing electrical maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer S. Kimball (Released)
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    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (May 31, 2008) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 fire an AT-4 rocket launcher on a target during a live-fire training course. The AT-4 is a shoulder-launched lightweight anti-armor weapon. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael B. Lavender (Released)
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    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (May 31, 2008) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 prepare M203 grenade launchers to fire on a target during an annual certification training. The M203 is a lightweight, gas-powered, shoulder-fired, air-cooled, breach-loaded, semi-automatic grenade launcher that attaches to the M-16 service rifle. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael B. Lavender (Released)
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    PERSIAN GULF (June 6, 2008) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the "Sun Kings" of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 catches an arresting gear cable during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations. U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans (Released)
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    PERSIAN GULF (June 6, 2008) Sailors rush out to change an arresting gear cable during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations. U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans (Released)
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    PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (June 2, 2008) U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, from left, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), the guided-missile frigate USS Jarrett (FFG 33), the guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54), and the U.S.C.G. cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722) are moored at the commercial pier in Puerto Princesa at the conclusion of the Philippine portion of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2008 exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Daryl Borgquist (Released)
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    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 1, 2008) Fire Controlmen aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) assigned to CS-7 Div. of the Combat Systems Department load NATO Sea Sparrow missiles into a launcher. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Brossard (Released)

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    Soldiers stand guard during a military operation in Desaguadero, Bolivia's border city with Peru, Tuesday, June 3, 2008. Bolivia launched a military operation aimed at curbing smuggling along its border with Peru.


    Col. Jeffery Bedey talks at the Bayou Bienvenue control structure with the Mississippi River Gulf outlet behind him, during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tour of some of the area hurricane and storm damage risk reduction systems in New Orleans Tuesday, June 3, 2008. The tour was to show the status of preparedness for the Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.



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    Jack Daggett, left, is presented with the flag from the casket of his son, Sgt. John Daggett, of Phoenix, Ariz., by Daggett's company commander Capt. Logan Veath, Monday, June 2, 2008, during funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington Va. Daggett, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, died May 15, 2008 from wounds sustained when an explosive struck his vehicle during an attack in Baghdad.






    Former Madrid's mayor Jose Maria Alvarez del Manzano (2-L) is frightened by bull after jumping the barrier during a bullfight of the San Isidro bullfighting festival in Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, 03 June 2008


    Portuguese national soccer team supporters, waiting for the start of the team training , at La Maladiere Stadium, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 03 June 2008 in view of the upcoming EURO 2008 championships

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    Nice pics today! Thx!

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    Rather heavy weaponry there for a resource officer don't ya think?

    This would be me in the army

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    Quote Originally Posted by bz6568 View Post




    Do Aussies mostly use black Labs in the Army? Because in most (if not all) pics I saw (from Vietnam to now) they had this breed of dog

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bohemoth View Post
    Take it easy!
    Just for the forbidden military zone in Beijing

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    Stunning Scenery got one big enough for a wall paper BZ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lancero View Post
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    Look at their faces................

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    Great pics today, thanks!


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    Stunning Scenery got one big enough for a wall paper BZ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skycaptain View Post
    Take it easy!
    Just for the forbidden military zone in Beijing
    I think it is fake. All signs are in blue and white characters. And I do not think that 北京人民政府(Beijing municipal government) would do it, in most cases, other administration department.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vince S View Post
    Do Aussies mostly use black Labs in the Army? Because in most (if not all) pics I saw (from Vietnam to now) they had this breed of dog
    Maybe for sniffer dogs they do, I'm not to sure.

    But I do know that our Military Policemen (MPs) use German Shepard's in their units.
    They are freakin scary when they give the command to "ATTACK!!!!".
    I came close to getting a nice laceration on my arm many times that day.

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