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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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    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.

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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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    Default Norwegian Special Forces and Afghan Crisis Response Unit

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









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    Quote Originally Posted by santana View Post


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

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    While I don't know the name of the pattern, it was introduced back in 2008 for border troops.

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