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    Default Todays Photo's, Tuesday April 24th, 2012

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 18, 2012) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Daniel Caraker fires an M240 machine gun at a floating target during a live gunnery exercise aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71). Cape St. George is deployed as part of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher S. Johnson/Released)

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 18, 2012) The guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) fires a MK 45 5-inch gun during a live gunnery exercise. Cape St. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher S. Johnson/Released)

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    SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 21, 2012) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Francine Garcia, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), prepares the phone and distance line before Blue Ridge conducts an underway replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Norman/Released)

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    HMAS STIRLING, Australia (April 22, 2012) The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives at HMAS Stirling for a visit as part of its deployment to the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Tyheem Sweat/Released)

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    INDIAN OCEAN (April 22, 2012) Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Airman Charlene Logsdon, assigned to the Air Department's V-2 Division, hands out free water bottles to Sailors to reduce waste during an Earth Day celebration on the mess decks aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Apprentice Andrew K. Haller/Released)

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    GULF OF ADEN (April 20, 2012) Sailors search for a simulated fire in one of the main spaces of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during a main space fire drill. New Orleans and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique Pineiro/Released)

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 20, 2012) Sailors play basketball in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mason D. Campbell/Released)

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    NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan (April 21, 2012) The aviation ordnanceman team assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 1 downloads a SLAM-ER captive air training missile from a P-3 aircraft. VP-1 is on deployment to northern Japan in support of U.S. 7th Fleet operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Darrius Wharton/Released)

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    RED SEA (April 19, 2012) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Cody Bernaiche watches as Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Brandon Richardson performs maintenance on a .50-caliber machine gun during a qualification exercise aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). Pearl Harbor and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) are deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Behnke/Released)

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    RED SEA (April 19, 2012) Gunner's Mate 1st Class Vincent Delisi supervises Engineman 3rd Class Kimberly Gambichler during an M240 machine gun weapon qualification exercise aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52).(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Behnke/Released)

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    INDIAN OCEAN (April 21, 2012) Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Eric Mercier, assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, maintains a safety perimeter around spinning propellers as an E-2C Hawkeye prepares to taxi on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Released)

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    INDIAN OCEAN (April 21, 2012) Sailors assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 prepare an E-2C Hawkeye for flight operations on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Released)

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    ARABIAN GULF (April 18, 2012) A Sailor directs incoming supply pallets into the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

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    INDIAN OCEAN (April 20, 2012) Navy Counselor 1st Class Amy Bileck plays a traditional Jewish hymn during a Holocaust Observance Ceremony hosted by the American Heritage Observance Committee in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dean M. Cates/Released)

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    NEW ORLEANS (April 20, 2012) Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Solrosita De Perio, left, assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), and Johnny Blancher, cook at the Ye Olde College Inn, choose ingredients for the LA Seafood Cook-Off contest. The cook-off is part of Navy Week New Orleans, one of several events scheduled for the Navy-wide War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration. The events include a series of city visits by the Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Operation Sail beginning in April 2012 and concluding in 2015. New Orleans is the first and the last city visit in the series. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Preston Paglinawan/Released)

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    ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 22, 2012) Logistics Specialist Seaman Denise Roman reviews inventory aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian Read Castillo/Released)

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 19, 2012) Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) lower a shipment of supplies onto the ship's deck during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). Cape St. George is deployed as part of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher S. Johnson/Released)


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    SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 18, 2012) Sailors run to remove chocks and chains from a U.S. Marine CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter assigned to the Flying Tigers of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 262 on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46). Tortuga is a part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is participating in Balikatan 2012, an annual bilateral exercise designed to improve interoperability between the U.S. Navy, Marines and armed forces of the Republic of the Philippines. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Crosby/Released)

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    SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 18, 2012) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class John O'Brien, landing signal enlisted, ensures all tie-down chains have been removed from a helicopter before take off on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Crosby/Released)

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 20, 2012) An aviation boatswain's mate stands by as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Joshua E. Walters/Released)

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    NEW ORLEANS (April 20, 2012) The steamship Natchez passes by the guided-missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) on the Mississippi River during New Orleans Navy Week. DeWert is participating in the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, a series of city visits by the Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Operation Sail beginning in April 2012 and concluding in 2015. New Orleans is the first city visit in the series. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark O'Donald/Released)


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    NEW ORLEANS (April 20, 2012) The guided-missile frigate USS DeWert (FFG 45) is moored along the bank of the Mississippi River during New Orleans Navy Week.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mark O'Donald/Released
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    SASEBO, Japan (April 23, 2012) Sailors run to man the ship during an exchange of command ceremony between the amphibious assault ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Essex (LHD 2). Bonhomme Richard is replacing Essex as the Navy's only full-time forward deployed large deck amphibious ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane/Released)

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    SASEBO, Japan (April 23, 2012) Members of the honor guard assigned to the amphibious assault ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Essex (LHD 2) render honors during the official exchange of commands ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane/Released)

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    ARABIAN SEA (April 20, 2012) Aviation Machinist's Mate Emily Leeper, assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131, performs maintenance on an aircraft engine in the hangar bay of the Nimitz-class carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Karolina A. Martinez/Released)

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    April 23rd 2012: Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. Chinese, Russian Navy joint Milltary Drill: Special force's competition.

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    Afghanistan



    A U.S. soldier from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment observes with Afghan national Army soldiers during a patrol while attached to 82nd Airborne patrol in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    U.S. soldiers from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne kneel in a field while on patrol with Afghan national Army soldiers in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    U.S. soldiers from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment with Afghan national Army soldiers patrols while attached to 82nd Airborne patrol in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    A U.S. soldier from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne wades through a stream while on patrol with Afghan national Army soldiers in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    U.S. soldiers from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne patrol with Afghan national Army soldiers in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    A U.S. soldier from 3rd platoon Bronco troop 5-20 infantry Regiment, attached to 82nd Airborne looks through his sights while on patrol with Afghan national Army soldiers in Zharay district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 22, 2012.

    Marines and sailors remember caring, fearless brother in Marjah


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    [*******#000000]U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Derick Clark, a kennel supervisor with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and 26-year-old native of Hillsdale, Mich., and Yeager, an improvised explosive device detection dog, await the beginning of a memorial service in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, an dog handler and mortarman who served with Weapons Company, 2nd Bn., 9th Marines, here, April 22, 2012. Tarwoe, who became Yeager’s handler in July 2011, was killed in action during a dismounted patrol in support of combat operations in Helmand province’s Marjah district. Tarwoe’s fellow Marines remember him for his contagious laughter and smile, and his unfaltering courage on the battlefield.[/COLOR]



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    [*******#000000][LEFT]U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Derick Clark, a kennel supervisor with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and 26-year-old native of Hillsdale, Mich., comforts Yeager, an improvised explosive device detection dog, as they wait for the beginning of a memorial service in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, a dog handler and mortarman who served with Weapons Company, 2nd Bn., 9th Marines, here, April 22, 2012. Tarwoe, who became Yeager’s handler in July 2011, was killed in action during a dismounted patrol in support of combat operations in Helmand province’s Marjah district, April 12. Tarwoe’s fellow Marines remember him for his contagious laughter and smile, and his unfaltering courage on the battlefield.
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    [*******#000000]Yeager, an improvised explosive device detection dog, looks on as a firing detail with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, fires a three-volley salute during a memorial service in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, a dog handler and mortarman who served with Weapons Company, 2nd Bn., 9th Marines, here, April 22, 2012.[/COLOR]



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    [*******#000000][LEFT]Yeager, an improvised explosive device detection dog, is comforted by Marines with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, during a memorial service in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, a dog handler and mortarman who served with Weapons Company, here, April 22, 2012. Tarwoe, who became Yeager’s handler in July 2011, was killed in action during a dismounted patrol in support of combat operations in Helmand province’s Marjah district, April 12. Tarwoe’s fellow Marines remember him for his contagious laughter and smile, and his unfaltering courage on the battlefield.
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    [*******#000000]Yeager, an improvised explosive device detection dog, lies in front of a battlefield cross as Staff Sgt. Derick Clark, a kennel supervisor with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and 26-year-old native of Hillsdale, Mich., and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael Dale Reeves, a kennel officer in charge with 2nd Bn., 9th Marines and 41-year-old native of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., observe a moment of silence in honor of Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, a dog handler and mortarman who served with Weapons Company, 2nd Bn., 9th Marines, during a memorial service here, April 22, 2012.[/COLOR]





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    [SIZE=3]US Defense Secretary [/SIZE][SIZE=3]Panetta Promises Continued Support to Colombia
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    Fort Tolemaida, Colombia, April 23, 2012. [SIZE=2]Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta answers questions during a joint press conference with Juan Carlos Pinzon Bueno, Colombian Minister of Defense in Tolemaida, Colombia, April 23, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley [/SIZE]
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    Excellent photos santana! Excellent job!

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    [FONT=Verdana]Polish Air Force Mig-29 Fighters arriving at the Lithuanian[/FONT][FONT=Verdana] Air Force Aviation Base in Siauliai, at the start of their NATO air policing mission in the Baltic Area – 24th April 2012[/FONT][FONT=Verdana][/FONT]

















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    [FONT=Verdana]Lithuanian Soldiers serving in Afghanistan with the Ghor Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) conducting an air mobile patrol around the Ghor Dolaina (Do Lainah) in the area using United States Army CH-47 Chinook Helicopters – 11th April 2012 [/FONT]





























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    [FONT=Verdana]Back dropped by the Dome of the Rock Mosque, small Israeli flags with black ribbons are seen on the graves of fallen soldiers at the Mount of Olives military cemetery in Jerusalem as the country begins to mark Memorial Day for fallen soldiers on April 24, 2012. Remembrance Day is followed immediately by the 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 according to the Jewish calendar.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]An Israeli soldier prepares national flags at the Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv as the country begins to mark memorial day for fallen soldiers on April 24, 2012. Remembrance Day is followed immediately by the 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 according to the Jewish calendar.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]An Israeli soldier places a national flag on the graves of killed comrades at the Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv as the country begins to mark memorial day for fallen soldiers on April 24, 2012. Remembrance Day is followed immediately by the 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 according to the Jewish calendar.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]An Israeli soldier places her national flag on the grave of a fallen soldier ahead of the Memorial Day at Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv April 24, 2012. Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, which begins on Tuesday night.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]Israeli soldiers place their national flags on graves of fallen soldiers ahead of the Memorial Day at Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv April 24, 2012. Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, which begins on Tuesday night.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]Israeli soldiers place their national flags on graves of fallen soldiers ahead of the Memorial Day at Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv April 24, 2012. Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, which begins on Tuesday night.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]Israeli soldiers salute at the graves of killed comrades in the Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv as the country begins to mark memorial day for fallen soldiers on April 24, 2012. Remembrance Day is followed immediately by the 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 according to the Jewish calendar.[/FONT]


    [FONT=Verdana]Israeli soldiers salute at the graves of killed comrades in the Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv as the country begins to mark memorial day for fallen soldiers on April 24, 2012. Remembrance Day is followed immediately by the 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 according to the Jewish calendar.[/FONT]

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    Turkey/Sırnak: Today there was a confict between army units and terrorists. 3 terrorists killed. The operations are still continue...






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    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces descend from a helicopter in a simulated rescue exercise, during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Carlos Pinzon, at a military base in Tolemaida province Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Colombian special forces conduct a military exercise during the visit of US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and Colombian Defence Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, at Tolemaida military base in Melgar, Tolima department, Colombia, on April 23, 2012.


    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces descend from a helicopter during a simulated rescue exercise, during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart Juan Carlos Pinzon to a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces descend from a helicopter in a simulated rescue exercise, during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Carlos Pinzon, at a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces descend from a helicopter in a simulated rescue exercise during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart Juan Carlos Pinzon to a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces participate in a simulated rescue exercise, during a visits by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Carlos Pinzon, at a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Soldiers from the Colombian special forces participate in a simulated rescue exercise during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart Juan Carlos Pinzon to a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.


    Colombian special forces conduct a military exercise during the visit of US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and Colombian Defence Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, at Tolemaida military base in Melgar, Tolima department, Colombia, on April 23, 2012. Panetta is in Colombia as part of his first Latin America tour to bolster bilateral military cooperation and regional security ties.


    Colombian special forces conduct a military exercise during the visit of US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and Colombian Defence Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, at Tolemaida military base in Melgar, Tolima department, Colombia, on April 23, 2012. Panetta is in Colombia as part of his first Latin America tour to bolster bilateral military cooperation and regional security ties.


    Colombian special forces conduct a military exercise during the visit of US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta and Colombian Defence Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon, at Tolemaida military base in Melgar, Tolima department, Colombia, on April 23, 2012. Panetta is in Colombia as part of his first Latin America tour to bolster bilateral military cooperation and regional security ties.


    US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta (L) greets a Colombian soldier of the special forces during a visit to Tolemaida military base in Melgar, Tolima department, Colombia, on April 23, 2012. Panetta is in Colombia as part of his first Latin America tour to bolster bilateral military cooperation and regional security ties.


    A member of the Colombian special forces stands guard between a Colombian and a U.S flag before a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Colombian counterpart Juan Carlos Pinzon to a military base in Tolemaida province, Ibague April 23, 2012.
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    hey Vor thanks for the Colombian Special forces pictures, they are awesome!!!

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    A Marine from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force provides security on an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16. The MRF practiced gas and oil platform raids during the week-long maritime portion of Realistic Urban Training. The exercise prepares the Marines for a new and unfamiliar environment and further enhances their skill sets as the unit’s special operations force.


    A Marine from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force provides security on an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16. The MRF practiced gas and oil platform raids during the week-long maritime portion of Realistic Urban Training. The exercise prepares the Marines for a new and unfamiliar environment and further enhances their skill sets as the unit’s special operations force.


    Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force ascend the stairwell of an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16. The MRF practiced gas and oil platform raids during the week-long maritime portion of Realistic Urban Training. The exercise prepares the Marines for a new and unfamiliar environment and further enhances their skill sets as the unit’s special operations force.


    Pfc. Andrew C. Newark, rifleman, Security Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, Maritime Raid Force, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security on an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16. The MRF practiced gas and oil platform raids during the week-long maritime portion of Realistic Urban Training. The exercise prepares the Marines for a new and unfamiliar environment and further enhances their skill sets as the unit’s special operations force.


    A CH-46E from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, hovers above an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16, supporting the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force.


    Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force climb a caving ladder to the bottom of an oil platform off the coast of Carpinteria, Calif., April 16. The MRF practiced gas and oil platform raids during the week-long maritime portion of Realistic Urban Training. The exercise prepares the Marines for a new and unfamiliar environment and further enhances their skill sets as the unit’s special operations force.

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    Quote Originally Posted by santana View Post
    hey Vor thanks for the Colombian Special forces pictures, they are awesome!!!
    No problem, they were a bit of a lucky find

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    Norwegian special forces during an exercise with the Afghan CRU (Crisis Response Unit ) unit outside Kabul









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    Can any one identify this Russian Cammo Uniform?????

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