Nice pix, HadesssLoakoon!
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment conduct a census patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan, Jan. 10, 2011. The Marines conduct patrols to suppress enemy activity and gain the trust of the people. The battalion, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, conducted counterinsurgency operations in partnership with the International Security Assistance Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dexter S. Saulisbury/Released)
EAST CHINA SEA (Jan. 14, 2011) The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) transits behind the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), center, Republic of Korea Destroyer Daejoyung, and the Republic of Korea navy destroyers ROKS Dae Jo Yeong (DDG 977) and ROKS Kwangyaeto Dae Wang (DDH 971). Bunker Hill and Carrier Strike Group 1 are on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aaron Shelley/Released)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 17, 2011) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) are underway with the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jared M. King/Released)
A Belarussian soldier plunges into icy waters on January 19, 2011 as part of Epiphany holiday celebrations outside the town of Ivatsevichi, some 240 kms from Minsk. Russian Orthodox believers take part in a baptism ceremony by immersing themselves in icy waters.
Aleksander Cvetkovic, 42, center, a former Bosnian Serb soldier suspected by Bosnian authorities of involvement in the genocide of 8000 Muslim men in 1995, in what is known as the Srebrenica massacre, is escorted by security officers as he arrives for a remand hearing at the district court in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. Cvetkovic was arrested Tuesday, Israel's Justice Ministry said, following an extradition request from the Bosnian government.
A Tunisian soldier stand guard on a tank facing demonstrators in Tunis on January 19, 2011. Some 2,000 Tunisians rallied against their new government in the center of Tunis, as the leadership tried to defuse public anger over the continued power of the former ruling party and four ministers pulled out. The authorities meanwhile shortened a curfew that has been in place for days, saying the security situation had improved, but a state of emergency that bans any public assemblies remained in place.
A Tunisian woman poses with a soldier in front of a tank while a friend takes her picture with a mobile phone in downtown Tunis, January 19, 2011. Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in the Tunisian capital on Wednesday to demand the dismissal from the new coalition government of ministers associated with ousted president Ben Ali.
A combined band of Indian army, navy and air force plays background as mounted cavalry walk back during rehearsal for the Beating the Retreat ceremony, part of the Republic Day celebrations, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. India celebrates its Republic Day on Jan. 26 and the Beating the Retreat ceremony is on Jan. 29.
A cadet of the Women Reserve Officers' Training Corps participates in a bayonet drill at the Army Cadet Command camp in Seongnam, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. Women ROTC members were called into South Korea's basic military training for the first time this year.