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USA Patriotism! wishes all Americans a wonderful, successful, and healthy 2019 ... with special best wishes for our beloved country's brave, honorable troops and first responders!December 12, 2018 - U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-A) 19.1 respond to commands to conduct ... sight in down range, break contact; and, observation drills on a live-fire range at Drasi Range, Sicily, Italy. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by 1stLt. Christin St. John)January 3, 2019 - U.S. Army soldiers with Company D, 1st battalion 171st General Support Aviation Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guards give their loved ones goodbye hugs and kisses at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey shortly before deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The 171st is a medical evacuation company that flies UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters equipped with hoists and configured to carry stretchers in the cabin area. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photos by Sgt. Jorge Morales)January 1, 2019 - The United States Ensign flies proudly in the brisk wind on the first day of 2019 aboard the USS Wisconsin, an Iowa-Class Battleship that is moored permanently next to the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and Nauticus in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia as a museum ship. The Wisconsin is a popular venue for military ceremonies throughout the year, and is available through the Naval Museum to area commands without cost for this purpose. (U.S. Navy photo by Max Lonzanida)January 3, 2019 - Two U.S Air Force Thunderbirds shortly after takeoff to train for the 2019 show season. The Thunderbirds demonstrate the highest level of attention to detail and professionalism that represents team work, discipline and capability of our men and women serving in the U.S. Air Force around the world. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff. Sgt. Ashley Corkins)December 24, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro crewmembers greet their loved ones on Christmas eve after the cutter returned home to Alameda, California, following a 105-day, 17,000-nautical mile, multi-mission deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. Munro became the first U.S. Coast Guard asset to embark a Fijian navy shiprider under a newly signed bilateral agreement between the United States and Fiji, allowing Fijian officials to board United States’ assets and conduct law enforcement from them in Fiji’s territorial waters. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi)January 2, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Evan Barr, field radio operator, 1st Transport Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, does pull-ups during an individual work out at Paige Fieldhouse, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. All Marines are required to undergo unit physical fitness training daily, but they are also highly encouraged to train on their own in order to achieve optimal physical fitness. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea) January 8, 2019 - Heartfelt, moving scenes of  fallen U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Ross military honors funeral in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia ... including Honor Guard Caisson procession; 21 Gun Salute; folding of the flag; and, U.S. Army Capt. Michael Tovo presenting the folded U.S. flag to Capt. Andrew Ross' wife, Felicia Ross, that covered his casket. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery)January 2, 2019 - An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady)The Six show in Branson, Missouri is a fun, musical must experience involving six talented brothers who perform a cappella with incredible beatbox vocals and harmonizing a variety of music including ... contemporary, county, pop, R&B, classic, rock ‘n’ roll, doo-wop, gospel, and patriotic. The scenes are from a SIX show in November 2018 during Branson's annual Veterans Week that every American should experience! (Photos and Image by USA Patriotism!)
January 8, 2019 - An Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron flies over Yokota Air Base, Japan with snow covered Mount Fuji in the background during a training mission. C-130Js assigned to the 36th AS regularly conducts training missions to remain proficient in necessary skills to support any contingency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)January 7, 2019 - A crew aboard the 52-foot Motor Life Boat Invincible II from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor prepares to tow a disabled vessel while a second Station Grays Harbor boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat standby near Grays Harbor, Washington. The four person crew aboard the 46-foot commercial fishing vessel Mistress initially reported they had smoke in their engine room and were taking on water, the smoke coming from their bilge pump and the source of the flooding unknown. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Grays Harbor)Recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, tackle the obstacle course during the very demanding Crucible on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on January 11, 2019. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a team and overcome challenges in order to earn the title United States Marine. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Shane T. Manson)January 12, 2019 - A U.S. Army Bradley Fighting Vehicle crew assigned to the 91st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division fire rounds down range during a live-fire exercise at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, Germany. 91st BEB and 1-1 CD Soldiers are completing their rotation for Atlantic Resolve in Europe by completing live fire exercises and gunnery tables. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st. Class. Ron Lee)January 11, 2019 - Lt. Justin Otto, an aircraft launch and recovery officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), observes an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 take off from the flight deck in the Arabian Gulf. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jake Greenberg)January 10, 2019 - A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, prepares to land at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, while a F-35 waits to take-off. Three B-2 bombers and more than 200 Airmen are deployed here in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s bomber task force mission. Bomber aircraft regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to integrate capabilities with key regional partners and maintain a high state of aircrew proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)January 7, 2019 - A Coast Guard Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) crewmember conducts a narcotics identification kit test on seized cocaine at Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale. The Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber crew, Homeland Security Investigations and Customs and Border Protection interdicted a sport fisher boat with a suspected smuggler, two migrants, a U.S.-Bahamas dual citizen and 7 kilograms of cocaine approximately eight miles east of Dania Beach. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) January 18, 2019 - U.S. Marines with the Provost Marshall's Office, K9 Section, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma with their Military Working Dogs (MWDs) on MCAS Yuma at sundown. MWDs are trained to subdue or intimidate suspects before having to use lethal force; they are also used for detecting explosives, narcotics, and other harmful materials. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Allison Lotz)January 8, 2019 - U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 65th Field Artillery Brigade fire a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during a joint live-fire exercise with the Kuwait Land Forces near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The U.S. and Kuwaiti forces train together frequently to maintain a high level of combat readiness and to maintain effective communication between the two forces. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bill Boecker)January 20, 2019 - The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Strait of Hormuz during its deployment with the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Miller)
The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., an African-American clergyman, is considered a great American because of his tireless efforts to win civil rights for all people through nonviolent means. Since his assassination in 1968, memorial services have marked his birthday on January 15. In 1986, that day was replaced by the third Monday of January, which was declared a national holiday. (Image with the American flag background created by USA Patriotism!)January 21, 2019 - The Dover Air force Base Honor guard presents the colors during the singing of the National Anthem at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Delaware State University. Among those in attendance were Delaware Governor John Carney, Delaware Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, Delaware Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen. (Image created by USA Patriotism! with an inset of Martin Luther King Jr. on a U.S. Air Force photo by Mauricio Campino)January 17, 2019 - A medic with U.S. Air Force Special Operations Force Medical Element treats a patient aboard a C-146 Dornier aircraft at Hurlburt Field, Fl., during flight operations for casualty evacuation and critical care training as part of Exercise Emerald Warrior 19. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)The Presleys' Country Jubilee show is a one-of-a-kind mix of country, gospel, bluegrass and hilarious comedy in Branson, Missouri. This scene is from a show during the city's annual Veterans Week in November 2018, the largest tribute to military veterans in the USA. (Photo by USA Patriotism!)A U.S. Coast Guard Station Little Creek's Response Boat Medium (RBM) underway at sunset during tactical training on the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland in October 2018. Training for tactical operations allows the Coast Guard to carry out escorts and maintain defensive perimeters of critical infrastructure. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer MK2 Zachary Hood - released January 24, 2019)Charcoal on paper illustration of a U.S. Marine amphibious assault vehicle (AAV-P7/A1) with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) landing at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on June 18, 2018, during Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) - MEU Integration Training. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Staff Sgt. Andrew Ochoa created on January 21, 2019)January 25, 2019 - Soldiers from U.S. Army 8th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, dismount and search for explosives as part of route clearance training at Fort Hood, Texas during Pegasus Forge IV. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell)January 26, 2019 - The crew of the Navy's newest Zumwalt-class destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), brings the ship to life during its commissioning ceremony along Sailors from Naval Base Coronado Security Department performing a 19 gun salute. DDG 1001 is the second Zumwalt destroyer ship to enter the fleet. It is the first Navy combat ship named for fallen Master-at-Arms 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael Monsoor, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions while serving in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2006. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Chan, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin M. Monroe, and Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart)U.S. Air Force Capt. Zoe “SiS” Kotnik, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team (VDT) commander involved in three separate certification flights at Joint Base Langley-Eustice, Virginia in December 2018 and January 29, 2019. Kotnik performed more than 30 practice missions before the certification. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Kathryn R.C. Reaves and Capt. Zoe Kotnik)January 29, 2019 - A Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay boatcrew responds to seven people stranded on the ice in an ice shanty near Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The fishermen were unable to make it back to shore due to inclement weather and difficulties with their utility task vehicle. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrit Speckhard)
January 7, 2019 - Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), search for and recover a simulated isolated person for a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission during exercise Alexander the Great (ATG19) in Volos, Greece. ATG19 is a bilateral security cooperation training exercise involving primarily Hellenic marines from the 32nd Marine Brigade and U.S. Marines from Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd MEU. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Ochoa)January 30, 2019 - U.S. Soldiers assigned to H Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, qualify with the M240B machine gun at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Rolyn Kropf)February 1, 2019 - An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Indian Ocean. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Skyler Okerman)January 31,2019 - A static display F-15 Eagle shares the sky with Venus, Jupiter, as well as the constellation Antares and a crescent moon in the early morning. This galactic scene greeted the Oregon Air National Guard Airmen as they drove in the front gate at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)January 28, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard members place the wreath with a rose for each crewmember who perished during a ceremony to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn tragedy in the cutter's homeport of Galveston, Texas. On Jan. 28, 1980, the Blackthorn sank after colliding with the tanker Capricorn near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland)February 1, 2018 - Two F/A-18C Hornets with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 (top) and Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 101 (bottom) take off as part of a massive launch that included more than 30 aircraft, during the Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 11 training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. MAG-11 conducted this training to exercise their real-world capabilities. Exercises such as this provide realistic, relevant training necessary for 3rd MAW to “Fix, Fly, and Fight” as the Marine Corps’ largest aircraft wing and ensures the unit remains combat-ready, inter-operable, deployable on short notice, and lethal when called into action. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Julian. K. Elliott-Drouin)February 4, 2019 - Soldiers assigned to Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment from Vilseck, Germany, engage during a live-fire exercise on Range 35 at the Baumholder Military Training Area, Baumholder, Germany. 1/2CR is conducting Operation Kriegsadler to develop platoon-level tactical proficiency, squadron support effectiveness and overall organizational lethality. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Erich Backes)February 5, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)February 6-7, 2019 - The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, diamond pilots perform maneuvers, including Left Echelon Parade (Top) and Diamond 360 (Bottom Right), over the Imperial Valley during a training flights. The Blue Angels are conducting winter training at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, in preparation for the 2019 show season. The team is scheduled to conduct 61 flight demonstrations at 32 locations across the country to showcase the pride and professionalism of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to the American public. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Schumaker and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon)An F-15E Strike Eagle painted in the heritage colors of its P-47 Thunderbolt predecessor takes off from RAF Lakenheath, England on February 6, 2019. The 48th Fighter Wing officially unveiled the aircraft publicly during a ceremony on January 31, 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)
February 5, 2019 - The Coast Guard Cutter Chock enforces a security zone on the Potomac River in Washington D.C. for the 2019 State Of The Union address by President Donald Trump at a Joint Session of Congress. The zone was scheduled to be enforced from noon until 11:59 p.m. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Ronald Hodges)The very entertaining Jim Stafford performs a number in his two hour wild ride of fun and laughter show in Branson, Missouri during its Veterans Week in November 2018. Jim Stafford's clever, innovative, talent along with hilarious antics from everyday life usually occurs while pickin' a mean guitar! (Photo by USA Patriotism!)February 8, 2019 - U.S. Marines with the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Air-Ground Task Force-6 (MAGTF-6) fire a Shoulder-Mounted Assault Weapon, machine guns, and rifles while executing an Air Assault Course (AAC) during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-19 aboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. ITX creates a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Victor A. Mancilla)February 12, 2019 - Members of the Joint Armed Forces Honor Guard stand at attention shortly after U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph M. Martin, director of the Army Staff, laid a wreath during the Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony in honor of President Abraham Lincoln's 210th birthday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dana Clarke)A U.S. Army soldier assigned to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division ground guides an M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a Table XII Live Fire Exercise. (U.S. Army National Guard graphics by Sgt. Jamar Marcel Pugh, 382nd Public Affairs Detachment, 1st ABCT, 1st CD - February 2019)February 14, 2019 - U.S. Navy divers with Mobile Diving Salvage Unit 1 move a Zodiac Boat onto the beach during a coral rehabilitation dive as part of Cobra Gold 19, at Hat Yao Beach, Chon Buri, Kingdom of Thailand. Cobra Gold, in its 38th iteration, is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional crises by bringing together a robust multinational force to address shared goals and security commitments in the Indo-Pacific. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Timothy Valero)February 14, 2019 - An airman with the U.S. Air Force 921st Contingency Response Squadron security forces, fires the M240B machine gun in response to a simulated gunfire attack at the Geronimo Landing Zone during a mission in support of Green Flag Little Rock exercise at Fort Polk, LA. The primary objective of the exercise is to support the Joint Readiness Training Center and provide the maximum number of airlift crews, mission planners and ground support elements to a simulated combat environment with emphasis on joint force integration. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno)February 7, 2019 - A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter assigned to Air Station Kodiak flies over an active volcano near Cold Bay, Alaska. Aircrews are forward-deployed to Cold Bay during the harsh Alaskan winter months to reduce search and rescue response times. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage)U.S. Marines with Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, host a 21 gun salute on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 18, 2019. The 21 Gun Salute, held in honor of Presidents' Day in accordance with Naval Regulations, is a brief ceremony during which guns are discharged 21 times at 5 second intervals. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kensie S. Milner)February 14, 2019 - A Soldier with 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, prepares to move toward the objective during a platoon live fire exercise at Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Thailand. Both the U.S. Army and Royal Thai Army soldiers went through the live fire scenario as part of Cobra Gold. Cobra Gold is an exercise that provides a venue for partner nations to advance interoperability and increase partner capacity by planning and executing complex and realistic task force operations. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Northrup)
February 19, 2019 - Ensign Shae Timmons, left, and Lt. j.g. Zachary Stewart stand watch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) as the ship transits the Dardanelles Strait. Donald Cook, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its eighth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ford William)February 21, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Gluvas, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler plays with working dog Alfi before going on patrol at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Javier Alvarez)February 22, 2019 - The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, a Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach, is escorted by San Francisco and Sacramento Coast Guard assets as the crew journeys to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco on Yerba Buena Island for a ceremonial commissioning. The Robert Ward is the second Fast Response Cutter to be stationed in California and will provide vital capabilities to the Coast Guard in ensuring the safety and security of California’s shipping ports. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama)February 21, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps Recruits complete obstacles during the Crucible at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a team and overcome challenges in order to earn the title United States Marine. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Warrant Officer Bobby J. Yarbrough)February 24, 2019 - Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brian Cawrse, assigned to the U.S. Army 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, embraces his wife, Nicole, and his 4-month old son, Johnathan, following a homecoming ceremony at the William “Bill” Reed Special Event Center, Fort Carson, Colorado. The 4CAB, 4th Inf. Div. was part of a nine-month rotation to Europe in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, with the mission to train with allies and partners, and demonstrate U.S. commitment to our collective security. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sidnie Smith)Photo by USA Patriotism! of Jerry Presley performing his "Elvis Live!" show during the Branson Veterans Week in November 2018.February 21, 2019 - Sailors transit in a rigid-hull inflatable boat after being launched from the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) during maritime security operations in the Gulf of Aden. Chung-Hoon is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Logan C. Kellums)February 21, 2019 - An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, breaks away after receiving air refueling from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the Pacific Ocean during exercise Cope North 2019 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North is an annual multilateral U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise conducted focused on combat air forces large-force employment and mobility air forces humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training to enhance interoperability among U.S., Australian and Japanese forces. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro)February 22, 2019 - Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT) West members fast-rope from a 176th Wing, 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard UH-60G Pave Hawk at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, during a joint service training exercise. The MSRT West members maintain a ready alert force to support Coast Guard operational commanders and Department of Defense combatant commanders for both short-notice emergent operations and planned security events. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly HengenAfter being transformed by the nation’s toughest boot camp, hundreds of new U.S. Marines from Alpha and Papa Companies graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on March 1, 2019 ... joining the Corps’ ranks to carry on its more than 244-year legacy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Yamil Casarreal)
February 20, 2019 - Paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, prepare a mock casualty for evacuation by helicopter at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alex Skripnichuk)March 1, 2019 - Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group transits the San Diego Bay to its homeport of San Diego following a successful eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. The deployment marked the first combat deployment of the Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen Moreno-Garcia)March 2, 2019 - U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper, F-35 Lighting II and F-22 Raptor Demo Teams fly alongside an F-86 Sabre in formation during the Heritage Flight Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. The five-day course prepares demonstration team pilots for the upcoming air show season by allowing them time to practice formations with other teams and Heritage Flight aircraft. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) February 26, 2019 - The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant crew enjoy being with family and friends upon their return to homeport at Port Canaveral, Florida. The Vigilant crew returned after a two-month Caribbean Sea patrol. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Roberto Ebner)February 24, 2019 - U.S. Marines and Sailors with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), in rigid-hull inflatable boats and an MH-60S Sea Hawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21, approach a ship to conduct a casualty evacuation during a during a visit, board, search and seizure exercise with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are conducting routine operations as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Matthew Teutsch and Staff Sgt. Donald Holbert)U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr., left, commander of 1st U.S. Army, Former U.S. Army Capt. Andrew L. Bundermann, middle, infantry officer assigned to Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 61st Calvary Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Dwayne Cook, senior enlisted leader for 1st Army, pose for a photo on March 7, 2019, during Bundermann's Distinguished Service Cross ceremony at the Northrop Auditorium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield)March 8, 2019 - The Guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) departs San Diego as part of an operational underway. The milestone demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s commitment to advancing the lethality of its surface combatants by integrating cutting-edge technologies in Zumwalt’s combat systems, weapons, and engineering plants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Natalie M. Byers)March 7, 2019 - Students listen and watch airmen involved with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) demonstration prior to a screening of the movie "Captain Marvel" in Washington, D.C. The demonstration was held to inspire children to serve in the Air Force or STEM-related careers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)Coast Guard Lt. Ronaqua Russell is the first African-American female in the Coast Guard to be awarded the Air Medal at an event in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 21, 2019. She received it for her efforts during Hurricane Harvey. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Jetta Disco and Lt.Cmdr. Ryan P Kelley)The Doug Gabriel Show, is a good, clean family show with a lot of variety that is a must see when visiting Branson, Missouri ... offering an uplifting Christmas show during November and December as shown in scene from a November 2018 show. Its talented cast combines Doug's wonderful singing voice and magic guitar fingers with a terrific ensemble of musicians that includes one of Branson's top comedians. (Photo and Image by USA Patriotism!)
March 11, 2019 - U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Division educate Woodstock high school’s Navy and Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets on Camp Lejeune, NC. Fifty cadets were shown how to operate the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, and the M777A2 Lightweight Howitzer. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Nathaniel Q. Hamilton)March 12, 2019 - U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, observe the area during a blank-fire exercise as part of Lipizzaner V at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia. Lipizzaner is a combined squad-level training exercise in preparation for platoon evaluation, and to validate battalion-level deployment procedures. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility. (U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo, Training Support Activity Europe )March 14, 2019 - U.S. Navy sailors assigned to the "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron (VP-47) observe the memorial on Mount Suribachi that is dedicated to those who fought here by the Island Command AGF during World War II. Old Glory was raised at this location on February 23, 1945 by members of the Second Battalion, 28th Regiment, Fifth Marine Division. VP-47 is deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan conducting maritime patrol and reconnaissance and theater outreach operations within U.S. 7th Fleet (C7F) area of operations in support of Commander, Task Force 72, C7F, and U.S. Pacific Command objectives throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn)March 13, 2019 - Airmen assigned to the 4th Security Forces Squadron perform a line sweep during an active shooter exercise at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. After detaining the active shooter, the Defenders continued to look for victims of the shooting and respond to their various injuries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Derry)March 15, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle transits down the Savannah River in front of the Tybee Island Lighthouse on its way to Savannah, Georgia The Eagle arrived in Savannah for St. Patrick’s Day weekend with over 100 guests on board. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)March 16, 2019 - U.S. Marines attached to the Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. perform during the Battle Color Ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The ceremony was held to celebrate Marine Corps history using music, marching, and precision drill. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Pfc. Grace Kindred and Pfc. Cristian Torres)March 6, 2019 - A U.S. Army paratrooper prepares to place an explosive as fellow paratroopers provide assistance in a cloud of smoke at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany during Rock Spring, an exercise that includes air, armor and infantry assets. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Henry Villarama)March 18, 2019 - Sanger High School students interact with the Navy’s virtual reality asset, the Nimitz during a Navy location visit on the way to the Salinas Airshow. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Meranda Keller) March 13, 2019 - Airmen with the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron participate in tactical combat casualty care familiarization training at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. The training included a simulated combat scenario using actors as aggressors and casualties, and fake blood to better prepare members for a real world incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Thompson)March 21, 2019 - Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach crewmembers conduct a tactical demonstration in the Port of Los Angeles. The demonstration followed the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address delivered by Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada)
March 20, 2019 - U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conduct various jungle training ops including ... aerial reconnaissance utilizing small unmanned aerial systems and helicopters; establishing a patrol base to conduct jungle patrols; and, radio communications at the U.S. Army Kahuku Training Area situated on the slopes of the northern end of the Koolau Mountain Range on Oahu, Hawaii. This jungle themed event was part of the battalion’s training event, Exercise Bougainville I, an annual training exercise that strengthens pre-deployment readiness. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres)February 20, 2019 - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, advance forward to provide security for simulated casualty during Decisive Action Rotation 19-04 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kimberly Riley, Operations Group, National Training Center)March 23, 2019 - Lt. Cmdr. Fred Crayton (center), commanding officer of the Avenger class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14), Executive Officer Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Cowart (left), and Command Senior Chief Patrick Lampley salute with fellow sailors at attention during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines, to honor the Filipino and American service members who lost their lives in World War II. Chief is visiting Manila while operating in U.S. 7th Fleet’s area of operations to work with their Philippine Navy counterparts to strengthen regional security and stability, and enhance interoperability. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch)Scenes from the entertainingly diverse Duttons Show during the November 2018 Veterans Week in Branson, Missouri. Their must experience show features a variety of instruments, including violin, guitar, bass, viola, banjo, mandolin, keyboard, harmonica, and drums, among others. In addition to their award winning instrumental virtuosity, the Duttons are accomplished singers and dancers ... including their talented children who are involved throughout the enjoyable, feel good family show ... with a patriotic overtone that honors the troops, veterans, first responders, and law enforcement. (Photos and Image by USA Patriotism!)March 26, 2019 - An up close look at a F-22 Raptor from the 3rd Wing and 477th Fighter Group as flies over Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska after participating in a close formation taxi, known as an Elephant Walk during a Polar Force exercise. This two-week exercise gives squadrons an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities to forward deploy and deliver overwhelming combat airpower. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher)President Donald Trump posthumously awarded fallen U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on March 27, 2019 for saving the lives of three of his soldiers by throwing himself atop a suicide bomber on June 1, 2007 in the vicinity of Yusufiyah, Iraq. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army courtesy graphic)March, 22, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner, maritime enforcement specialist, and his partner Feco, an explosive detection canine, assigned to Maritime Safety and Security Team 91105 in Alameda, California conduct hoisting exercises with aircrew members from Air Station San Francisco in San Francisco Bay. Sumner and Feco regularly train to ensure they are always ready to deploy wherever they are needed. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama)March 19, 2019 - U.S. Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Barracks Washington D.C., execute their "long line" sequence at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. James Bourgeois)March 29, 2019 - U.S. Army combat medics, Spc. Alexander Campbell (top), Spc. Alberto Acosta (bottom left) and Spc. William Horne (bottom right) triage simulated casualties during U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Combat Testing at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. Soldiers must endure a multitude of events such as land navigation, physical fitness test, medical evacuations, weapons function checks, ruck march, chemical biological radioactive nuclear evaluations, written test, and medical treatments ... to qualify for the Europe Expert Field Medical Badge. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Maj. Robert Fellingham, 30th Medical Brigade)March 30, 2019 - U.S. Navy tactical patrol boats, assigned to Command Task Group (CTG) 68.6 from Camp Lemonnier, provide security to Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO-199) as it departs the Port of Djibouti. Camp Lemonnier is an operational installation that enables U.S., allied and partner nation forces to be where and when they are needed to ensure security in Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon D. Barnwell)
April is designated as the Month of the Military Child by the Department of Defense Education Activity ... underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. Sponsored by the Department of Defense Military Community and Family Policy, the Month of the Military Child is a time to applaud military families and their children for the daily sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from top photos courtesy of Department of Defense Education Activity and bottom U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert)March 31, 2019 - The Patriot Jet Team performs an  aerial demonstration with the Czech-built Aero L-39 Albatros aircraft during the “Thunder Over The Bay” Air Show at Travis Air Force Base, California. The [url=https://patriotsjetteam.com]Patriots Jet Team[/url] is a civilian aerobatic formation team that performs in air shows across the western United States of America.(U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)April 2, 2019 - Seven U.S. Coast Guardsmen received the Air Medal for meritorious achievement from Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard's 5th District, at an award ceremony at Air Station Atlantic City New Jersey.  Four were awarded for heroics during Hurricane Harvey and three were awarded for heroics in medevacing a heart attack victim 60 miles off shore. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson)April 3, 2019 - U.S. Marines with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division ... engage targets; throw grenades; fire an M72 Light Anti-Tank Weapon; and, move to cover ... during a fire-and-maneuver training drill at Range 217 on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Dylan Chagnon)The U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team perform at the “Thunder over the Bay” Air Show at Travis Air Force Base, California in March 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford, Airman 1st Class Christian Conrad, and Louis Briscese)U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Stevon A. Booker was presented posthumously the Distinguished Service Cross on April 5, 2019 ... for his heroic action during the initial ground assault into Baghdad, Iraq, known as the Thunder Run. Staff Sgt. Booker was killed in action on April 5, 2003, while returning fire during combat operations as his unit (1-64 Armor) attacked into the heart of the city. He was originally awarded the Silver Star. (U.S. Army Image courtesy of the 3rd Infantry Division)March 31, 2019 - Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Jamil Brassier, left, and Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Kevin Amador simulate firing a .50-caliber machine gun during a small craft attack exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) during exercise Joint Warrior 19-1. Joint Warrior is a United Kingdom-led, multinational exercise in a robust maritime training environment in which allies and partners can improve interoperability and prepare forces for combined operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Fred Gray IV)Mike Walker is music in Human Form. Whether he’s singing his own music or doing one of his impressions of 50+ well known stars ... you will be totally entertained by the must see performer ... as he did at the Hamners' Variety Theatre during November 2018 Veterans Week in Branson, Missouri. (Photo by USA Patriotism!)April 7, 2019 - U.S. Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany participate in a multinational medical exercise drill with partners from Norway during Vigorous Warrior 19, Cincu Military Base, Romania. Vigorous Warrior 19 is NATO’s largest-ever military medical exercise, uniting more than 2,500 participants from 39 countries to exercise experimental doctrinal concepts and test their medical assets together in a dynamic, multinational environment (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton)April 5, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Matthew Poore, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot stationed at Barbers Point, answers questions from students during a DARE rally at Kaunakakai Elementary School on Molokai, Hawaii in an effort to assist students in identifying potential career paths and academic goals to keep kids away from drugs. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick)
March 22, 2019 - U.S. Border Patrol Agents, including members of U.S. Border Patrol's BORSTAR teams (in tactical uniforms) provide food, water and medical screening to scores of migrants at a processing center after crossing the international border between the United States and Mexico in El Paso, Texas. Large groups of immigrants most often surrender to border patrol agents immediately after arriving on U.S. soil. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Mani Albrecht)April 11, 2019 - Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, body spar during the crucible at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC. Body sparring forces recruits to apply the fundamentals of Marine Corps martial arts. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Yamil Casarreal)April 13, 2019 - Soldiers from The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps assigned to 4th Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) participate in The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. (U.S. Army Photos by Spc. Daniel Yeadon) April 11, 2019 - During Navy Recruiting Commands' Boston Surge evolution, recruiters speak to a student of Wayland High School about opportunities in the Navy during a scheduled visit. Surge is a new recruiting strategy in support of the national policy to build a 355-ship Navy (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 2nd Class Kyle Hafer)April 11, 2019 - A U.S. Air Force 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Iroquoise helicopter flies over cherry blossom trees at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 459 AS provides responsive airlift super for distinguished visitors, as well as aeromedical evacuations, search and rescue, and priority airlift missions throughout the Pacific. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Donald Hudson) April 11, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) smallboat crew interdicts a 30-foot center console approximately 41 miles south of Key West. Ten Cuban nationals were transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew and to be transferred back to their home of origin. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)April 3, 2019 -  As part of an ongoing criminal investigation, special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) executed criminal search warrants at CVE Technology Group Inc. (CVE), and four of CVE’s staffing companies. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photos by Charles Reed)April 17, 2019 - U.S Marine Corps recruits with Papa Company, Fourth Recruit Training Battalion prepare to do the Day Movement Course during Basic Warrior Training (BWT) at Paige Field on Parris Island, SC. BWT is a week-long training event that teaches recruits the basics of combat survival and advanced rifle maneuvers. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley)April 18, 2019- U.S. Army Soldiers participate in the Green Mile physical endurance course during week three of the Jungle Operations Training Course at the Lightning Academy, Wahiawa, Hawaii. JOTC equips Soldiers with necessary tactics and techniques required to successfully maneuver and destroy the enemy in any tropical jungle environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Spc. Valencia McNeal, 28th Public Affairs Detachment)April 19, 2019 - The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) sails through San Diego Bay in transit to the ship’s Naval Base San Diego homeport, successfully completing the ship's maiden voyage from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Charleston is the ninth ship in the littoral combat ship Independence-variant class and is the eleventh LCS to be homeported in San Diego. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Woody S. Paschall)
April 13, 2019 - Airmen and their families enjoy time together while at an Easter egg hunt put on by the 104th Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness Group at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts. The 104th Airman and Family Readiness group works with commanders, Airmen and community partners to help maintain a strong family readiness network that empowers military families and enhances overall military quality of life. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Randy Burlingame)Country Music Legends and Hall of Famers ... The Oaks Ridge Boys ... perform for an enthusiastic audience in Branson, Missouri at the Mansion Theatre during Veterans Week in November 2018. Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. (Photos and Image by USA Patriotism!)April 13, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Academy's Time Baker holds Old Glory as he leads teammates onto the field prior to a lacrosse game against the University of Richmond on at Falcon Stadium. The Air Force defeated the University of Richmond, achieving a three-way tie for the top spot in the Southern Conference. (U.S. Air Force Academy photo by Trevor Cokley)April 16, 2019 - Aircrew members from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco lower a rescue swimmer towards the cliffs of Mori Point in Pacifica, California, during vertical surface cliff rescue training. Aircrew members train consistently to ensure they are always ready to effectively conduct high-risk rescues along the unsafe cliffs of California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama)March 27, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Kelsey Casey (30) stands in front of an AV-8B Harrier at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona. She is the only female AV-8B Harrier pilot in the Marine Corps. She is currently on deployment with Marine Attack Squadron 311 to the Middle East, as part of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command that is involved with coalition operations against ISIS and other terrorist organizations. She will begin training on the new Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35B Lightning II after her deployment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Nygaard)April 26, 2019 - Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Krause, right, a truck driver and the first sergeant for 32nd Composite Truck Company, 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, pins his son, Spc. Skylar Krause, a geospatial intelligence imagery analyst with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, to the rank of specialist during a brief promotion ceremony at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Liane Hatch, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division)April 25, 2019 - The Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) honor guard presents the colors during Fiesta's Navy Day at the Alamo, in San Antonio, Texas. Fiesta is a 10-day event that takes over the city annually during the month of April. The traditions and festivities started in 1891 to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto and the heroes from the Alamo. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jamica Johnson)April 10, 21019 - A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron performs a high-speed pass over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The 492nd conducts routine training daily to ensure RAF Lakenheath brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight when called upon by United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew) April 26, 2019 - Kauai Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services transport simulated victims from Coast Guard Station 45-foot Response Boat-Medium to shore during a full-scale mass rescue exercise at Ahukini Recreational Pier State Park and Hanamaulu Bay. This is the first airport response exercise of this scale conducted in an ocean environment in the state and is essential based on the volume of air traffic in the region and the proximity of most airports to the ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir)April 25, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (DLALM) associates' children explore various careers and activities during Take Your Kids to Work Day on the Defense Supply Center Columbus in Ohio. (DLALM image and associated photos by Dana Thornbury)
April 15, 2019 - U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, secure a landing zone during Weapons and Tactics Instructors (WTI) course 3-19, at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Wellton, Arizona. 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment provided support to WTI as part of a seven week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashlee Conover)May 1, 2019 - The U.S. Army 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division flies 19 AH-64 Apache helicopters in an organized formation around Oahu, Hawaii. The flight formation was in association with the 25th ID's 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment commemorating the 158th anniversary of the the regiment's activation. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ryan Jenkins)May 2, 2019 - Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conduct a burial at sea ceremony, while the ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier qualifications during the basic phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sophie A. Pinkham, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Neo B. Greene III, and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kaleb Sarten)May 2, 2019 - An Airman assigned to the 820th RED HORSE Squadron hugs his children for the first time in six months during a redeployment event at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Friends and family gathered to welcome the Airmen home from their deployment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)May 1, 2019 - The Coast Guard Cutters SPAR (WLB 206) and Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) are moored at home port Kodiak, Alaska while a raft of otters gather in Womens Bay. The SPAR is a 225-foot buoy tender and the Douglas Munro is a 378-foot high endurance cutter that service the Alaskan waters in support of living marine resources, maritime safety, search and rescue, law enforcement and aids to navigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Hengen)Bravo ... comes to mind when when hearing ... George Dyer's ... magnificent singing voice ... as was the case at his very entertaining show in Branson, Missouri during its 2018 Veterans Week. The George Dyer Show is a must experience when visiting Branson! (Image and associated photos by USA Patriotism!)May 7, 2019 - U.S. Marine Sgt. Trent Drumm, a machine gunner with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), posts frontal security atop a humvee on the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) while transiting the Strait of Hormuz. Marines and Sailors with the 22nd MEU and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tawanya Norwood)May 7, 2019 - U.S. Soldiers assigned to Eagle Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment  fire a 30mm Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle – Dragoon and engage targets with a M240B machine guns and assault rifles during a live-fire exercise at 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. The live-fire exercise was conducted in order to increase the squadron's readiness prior to Saber Guardian 19 and Dragoon Ready 20. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Spc. Rolyn Kropf)May 8, 2019 - Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 2 and the “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 conduct a casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) training evolution using a Mark VI patrol boat and an MH-60S helicopter. CRS-2 is assigned to Costal Riverine Group 1, Det. Guam and is capable of conducting maritime security operations across the full spectrum of naval, joint and combined operations. HSC-25 provides a multi-mission rotary wing capability for units in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations and maintains a Guam-based 24-hour search-and-rescue and medical evacuation capability, directly supporting U.S. Coast Guard and Joint Region Marianas. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey L. Adams and Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr.)April 25, 2019 - In a historic moment for aviation, the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team flew alongside the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in a rare formation over the skies of Beaufort, South Carolina. The two aerial demonstration teams joined together during the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort air show to showcase never-before-seen images of both the F-22 Raptor and F/A-18 Hornet. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Samuel Eckholm)
Scenes of the 50th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Memorial Service on May 4, 2019 at the Kauffman EOD Training Complex at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The Army added three new names this year bringing the all-service total to 341. Names of recent fallen and past EOD technicians are added to the memorial wall and flags presented to their families during a ceremony each year. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photos by U.S. Air Force Samuel King Jr. and U.S. Navy Billy P. Martin)May 6, 2019 - Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) female crew members with a group of Kodiak High School female students during a women in engineering day aboard the cutter in Kodiak, Alaska. Students were given a tour of the engine room, a welding demonstration, hands-on electrical troubleshooting training, and the opportunity to try their hands at saving the ship in the event of an emergency by learning damage control skills. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Jacob Marx)May 11, 2019 - MV-22B Ospreys attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrive at Landing Zone Eagle aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU conducted helicopter insertion training aboard the base to improve vital skillsets and teamwork. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex Kouns)ARMY VALUES... Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage ... "Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all," George Washington. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army graphic by Yvonne Najera using photography by U.S. Army Jason Johnston)May 15, 2019 - President Donald Trump proudly greets law enforcement officers before his remarks honoring their fallen comrades and all law enforcement officers on 2019 National Peace Officers Memorial Day in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of the White House)May 16, 2019 - (Top) Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while pulling into its new homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia ... following a deployment to the U.S. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility having left from Bremerton, Washington, in October 2018. (Bottom) Then sailors reunited with their loved ones after leaving USS John C. Stennis. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Skyler Okerman and Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jarrod A. Schad)May 15, 2019 - Attendees to the Heritage to Horizons concert at the Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Virginia proudly enjoyed the performances including a flyover by a KC-46 Pegasus assigned to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas and the Air Force Honor Guard presenting the colors. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank and Adrian Cadiz)From Normandy and Iwo Jima through Operations Desert Storm and Inherent Resolve, our Nation’s Armed Forces have consistently made us proud by defeating our enemies and defending the freedoms we cherish. Their bravery, love of country, and devotion to duty are unmatched, and we are eternally grateful for the sacrifices they make for all American citizens. On Armed Forces Day, we honor all of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen who make up the finest military in the world. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from graphic courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense)May 16, 2019 - Petty Officer 1st Class Alex Major, a Kodiak-based aviation survival technician, assists North Star Elementary students with building a shelter as part of a survival skills training day on Woody Island, Kodiak, Alaska. Annually, a group of ASTs based in Kodiak travel with the students to Woody Island to teach them basic survival skills essential to life in Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean)The scenes from the must experience Raiding the Country Vault at the Starlite Theatre in Branson, Missouri during 2018 Veterans Week ... are just a glimpse of the talented entertainers ... taking the enthusiastic audience on a memorable journey through the greatest hits of Country Music ... America's most beloved genre. (Image and photos by USA Patriotism!)
May 20, 2019 - U.S. Marines with 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 7, demonstrate a M240 machine gun and a Portable Radio Communications 117 to  Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from West Valley High School, during exercise Northern Edge (NE) at Fort Greely, Alaska. Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel participated in exercise NE 2019, a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by 1st Lt. Samuel S. Banks)Alumni Wreath Laying Ceremony and Review at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA) at West Point on May 21, 2019. The wreath was laid by retired Col. Doniphan Carter, USMA Class of 1944. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army Photos by CDT Alex Gudenkauf and Brandon O'Connor, USMA)May 22, 2019 - The U.S. Navy San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) transits the Hudson River as it arrives for Fleet Week New York participation. U.S. Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen were in New York to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and teach the people of New York about America's sea services. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Damaris Arias)May 23, 2019 - Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place U.S. flags at headstones as part of Flags-In at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. President Donald Trump and the First Lady also joined soldiers in placing flags at headstones in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery. Within four hours, over 1,000 soldiers placed approximately 250,000 flags in front of every headstone and Columbarium and niche wall column. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery)May 20, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jared Arehart, 911th Airlift Wing occupational safety technician, salutes the graves of fallen members of the United States Armed Forces in honor of Memorial Day at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. Memorial Day is used to remember and honor all who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Joshua J. Seybert)May 24, 2019 - Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Horne plays taps among the graves of fallen U.S. service members during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Gregory N. Juday)"Remember and Honor" the fallen image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense and Military branches' photos by respective service members.May 25, 2019 - The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs during the National Salute to America's Heroes Air and Sea Show in Miami Beach, Florida. The Drill Team performed during the Air and Sea Show to honor service members and local first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)May 27, 2019 - The U.S. Coast Guard performs a search and rescue demonstration in the Hudson River near the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum pier in New York City during Fleet Week New York. The pier hosted a multitude of events, performances and displays from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy, and Marines. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower)May 16, 2019 - Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Perryman, Dive project officer of Air and Amphibious Systems at Marine Corps Systems Command, carries wounded warrior, double amputee Staff Sgt. Jonathan Blank during the 11th annual Recon Challenge, at the Reconnaissance Training Company compound on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Perryman, Blank and other Recon Marines competed in the challenge to honor comradery and brotherhood. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matthew Gonzales, Systems Command)
May 31,2019 - The Ever Forward Memorial at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France ... representing U.S. and allied forces involved in World War II Operation Overlord ... the Alied Invasion of Normandy, France on June 6th, 1944, also known as D-Day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dommnique Washington, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)U.S. Army Soldiers greet World War II veterans during a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France on June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Henry Villarama)June 1, 2019 -  Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and part of the Bomber Task Force deployed to the region, conduct joint exercises in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian M. Wilbur)USS New York (LPD 21) sails by the Statue of Liberty as it leaves New York Harbor at the conclusion of Fleet Week New York 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Roger S. Duncan)U.S. Air Force Captain Michael DeSandre, 41st Airlift Squadron pilot, visits the World War II gravesite of fallen U.S. Army Pvt. Joseph Costa Jr. at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer France on June 3, 2019. Pvt. Costa was very close to DeSandres’ family and he took this opportunity to pay his respects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment reenact the climb at Pointe Du Hoc, Omaha Beach France, as part of D-Day75 on June 5, 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Yvonne Najera and Markus Rauchenberger)U.S. President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump,  French President Emmanuel Macron, and French First Lady Brigitte Macron participate at the commemoration ceremony of the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial on June 6, 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Master Sgt. Andy M. Kin)May 30, 2019 - The crew of theCoast Guard Cutter Harriet Lanefired a commemorative shot to honor the 158thanniversary of its namesake’s action near Fort Sumter. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo)May 15, 2019 - A U.S. Marine with Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, fires a shoulder-fired Javelin missile with fellow Marines providing assistance during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 20A, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii. Bougainville II is the second phase of pre-deployment training conducted by the battalion in order to enhance unit cohesion and combat readiness. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Wilson)WWII veterans Pete Shaw (left), 283rd Field Artillery Battalion and Russell Pickett (right), Company A, 116th Infantry Regiment along with another WWII veteran behind them, salute during the 1st Infantry Division memorial at Omaha Beach, Colleville-sur-Mer, France on June 3, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger)
Members of the District of Columbia Army National Guard present the colors during a Memorial Day Ceremony on the grounds of the White House in Washington, DC May 27, 2019. The DCANG Capitol Guardians are regular participants at Memorial Day events around DC and take great pride in representing the city and the National Guard. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by SFC Ron Lee, District of Columbia National Guard)June 6, 2019 - Navy SEALs  reenact a clearing mission combat demolition sailors conducted under cover of darkness for the main invading force on Utah Beach in Normandy, France during Operation Overlord's D-Day (June 6, 1944). The reenactment was associated with the commemoration of D-Day's 75th anniversary. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb)June 9, 2019 - An F-15C Eagle and a pair of heritage painted F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing conduct a flypast over Normandy, France in support of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. An epic multinational operation, D-Day forged partnerships and reinforces trans-Atlantic bonds that remain to this day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) rendezvous with a D.R. Navy patrol boat June 10, 2019 just off Samaná, Dominican Republic. The cutter Griesser repatriated 18 Dominican migrants, from a group of 24, who were interdicted June 10, 2019 just off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)Celebrating the 244th birthday of the U.S. Army with scenes of soldiers in battle during the American Revolutionary War, World War II, Vietnam War, and Afghanistan (the longest combat effort) ... valiantly Answering the Call to Service ... since 1775! (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army graphic by Ashley L. Keasler and courtesy photos of combat scenes from the respective wars.)June 13, 2019 - Recruits with Alpha Company participate in the Crucible on Parris Island, South Carolina. The Crucible is a 54-hour culminating event that requires recruits to work as a team and overcome challenges in order to earn the title United States Marine. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Dana Beesley)June 16, 2019 - Sailors assigned to USS Constitution march in the Bunker Hill Day Parade. Bunker Hill Day commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular)May 30, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2019 graduates toss their hats skyward as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds roar overhead during the graduation ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During the ceremony 989 cadets crossed the stage to become the Air Force's newest second lieutenants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Darcie L. Ibidapo)June 15, 2019 - Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Tybee, Georgia, get underway in a patrol boat to conduct training in the waterways around the barrier island Tybee. Training is an integral part of a unit's day as it helps them remain proficient and ready to respond. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena)A few of the 34 high school students gain an appreciation for the difficulties of working in a contaminated environment by first conducting a chemical experiment in simple lab coats and then conducting the same experiment wearing the hot, bulky Level A hazmat suits that troops must wear in dangerous situations. The two-week JSTI-Albuquerque course is full of high impact STEM-focused projects involving design and telemetry, microbiology, synthetic biology and STEM application. The intent of JSTI is to expose students to the importance of STEM and to inspire them to pursue like-academics fueled by hands-on, relevant research. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Defense Threat Reduction Agency photo by Luis Palacios)
June 17, 2019 - Soldiers from the 2d Cavalry Regiment prepare base defense on Cincu Training Area, Romania as part of Saber Guardian 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Savannah Lang)June 18, 2019 - A recruit with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, participates in the Slide for Life obstacle during Confidence Course II at U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The confidence course challenges recruits to face their fears and overcome them. Annually, more than 17,000 males recruited from the Western Recruiting Region are trained at MCRD San Diego. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brooke C. Woods)June 13, 2019 - Navy Chief Petty Officer Jaime Villalobos mans a M240B machine gun on a patrol boat during training in San Diego Bay,  California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Nelson Doromal Jr.)June 4, 2019 - A Keesler Air Force Base firefighter uses a hand-held hose to extinguish a fire inside a mock C-123 Provider training device during an aircraft rescue fire fighting training on Keesler AFB, Mississippi. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)June 20, 2019 - The U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle (WIX 327) makes a port call in Scheveningen, Netherlands as the finish to the Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. The regatta included tall ships from 13 separate countries that began in Normandy, France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed)Former Army Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia's family joins him and President Donald J. Trump shortly after the President presented Bellavia the Medal of Honor at the White House on June 25, 2019. Bellavia received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in support of Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah, Iraq on November 10, 2004. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from courtesy graphic by the U.S. Army and scene from David Bellavia's Medal of Honor ceremony provided by the White House.)The Army Strong Security graphic depicts Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 160th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division providing staged rear security during testing of new High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) modification kits in the field, while participating in 2019's Annual Training on Camp Roberts Training Base, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo illustrations by Sgt. Jack J. Adamyk, 40th Infantry Division public affairs)June 24, 2019 - Scenes of recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, Receiving experience after arrivingat Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. After leaving the bus, recruits are greeted by instructors before they pass through the silver hatches; make a call home, which is the only one until the end of training; respond to Drill instructors; and, receive the transitional hair cut during the first hours of being ... a Marine Corps recruit. Recruits spend the first week of recruit training with Receiving Drill Instructors, who prepare them for the weeks to follow. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Samuel C. Fletcher)June 24, 2019 - Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matt Braaten looks out from an MH-60S Seahawk flying alongside the USNS Comfort in the Pacific Ocean. The Comfort is on a humanitarian mission to Central and South America and the Caribbean. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nall Morgan K. Nall)June 26, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Francisco Anglin, a 66th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, aims a .50 caliber machine gun on the side of the HH-60 Pave Hawk during the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) 91 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The HH-60 simulated firing rounds while dropping pararescuemen for emergency medical evacuation. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth)
June 28, 2019 - The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriates 44 Dominican migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic following two at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage. The interdictions are the result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation Unified Resolve, Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Ricardo Castrodad)June 30, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump speaks to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines during a visit to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea (ROK) after meeting with the leaders of North Korea and ROK. U.S. Forces across the peninsula are charged with the mission of deterring aggression, defending the ROK and maintaining stability in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, 2ID/RUCD Public Affairs)June 29, 2019 - Driven by Staff Sgt. Bryson San Luis, Maj. Gen. Laura Yeager (left) and Maj. Gen. Mark Malanka review the California Army National Guard 40th Division's formations during a change of command ceremony at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos. Yeager became the first woman in history to lead a U.S. Army Infantry Division when she assumed command from Malanka. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Cossel, 40th Infantry Division Public Affairs)June 7, 2019 - A U.S. Marine salutes fellow Marines while jumping from an MV-22B Osprey aircraft during parachute training operations, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 7, 2019. The training was conducted by service members with Detachment 4th Force Reconnaissance and 3rd Radio Battalion to maintain their parachutist qualification requirements.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Luke Kuennen)Old Glory waves above the Declaration of Independence and the Founding Fathers, who signed it on July 4, 1776 ... starting the American Revolutionary War ... and giving birth to our beloved ... United States of America ... the land of the free and home of the brave! (Image created by USA Patriotism!)The 'Salute To America' public event on July 4, 2019 / Independence Day at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. ... which was President Donald Trump's idea to honor the U.S. military ... while celebrating the USA's 243rd birthday ... included remarks by President Trump; military displays; flyovers by respective military service aircraft; and, a concert featuring military performers. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from courtesy photos by the White House)July 4, 2019 - Members of the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus perform at the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston. The Navy Band visited Boston to perform in Independence Day celebrations with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Queen Latifah, Arlo Guthrie, the Texas Tenors, and others. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Musician Adam Grimm)July 3, 2019 - Fireworks explode behind a C-130J Super Hercules during Celebrate America at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Celebrate America is an annual event that provides military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota airfield to celebrate Independence Day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brieana E. Bolfing)July 2, 2019 - Collage of the U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle (WIX 327) sailing in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the Azores. Eagle is a tall ship used as a training platform for future Coast Guard Academy officers as well as a vessel for establishing and maintaining domestic and international relationships. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed)July 8, 2019 - Drill Instructors conduct incentive training with recruits from Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. Incentive training is used by drill instructors to correct recruit’s deficiencies and establish discipline. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
July 8, 2019 - Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, incoming U.S. Army North commander, Col. Niave Knell, U.S. Army North Chief of Staff, and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, outgoing U.S. Army North commander, troop the line on caisson detachment horses during the U.S. Army North change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Lt. Gen. Buchanan relinquished command to Lt. Gen Richardson. Buchanan assumed command of U.S. Army North Aug. 26, 2016 and is retiring after a 37-year career. Richardson most recently served at U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where she was the deputy commanding general. (U.S. Air Force photo by Johnny Saldivar)Expedition 59 astronaut Anne McClain of NASA is carried to a medical tent shortly after she, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko landed in their Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on June 25, 2019 Kazakh time (June 24 USA Eastern time). McClain, Saint-Jacques, and Kononenko are returning after 204 days in space where they served as members of the Expedition 58 and 59 crews onboard the International Space Station. (NASA photo by Bill Ingalls)July 11, 2019 - The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leads the Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra (L02) in the center and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) at the tail of their formation with the 'out of scene' Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) shadowing them on their left in the Tasman Sea (South Pacific Ocean) during Talisman Sabre 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda)May 23, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Jose Obregon and Joseph Pace, Ranger Assessment Course students, fire on opposing forces during a simulated react to contact near Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hailey Haux)July 11, 2019 - Vice President Mike Pence speaks to reporters from aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) in San Diego, California during Munro’s bulk offload of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana that is worth a combined estimated $569 million. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi)July 12-14, 2019 - Semper Fidelis All-Americans use the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer; negotiate through an obstacle course; conduct a scavenger hunt; and, proudly pose in front of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial during the Battles Won Academy 2019 held at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia and Washington, D.C.  (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Mitchell Collyer)July 15, 2019 - Families packed the basketball court bleachers inside Monti Physical Fitness Center during the second Welcome Home ceremony for Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division returning from a nine month deployment at Fort Drum, New York. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer)July 2019 - F/A-18E Super Hornets (Strike Fighter Squadron 27) and EA-18G Growlers (Electronic Attack Squadron 141) launch from the flight deck aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Indo-Pacific region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by MC2 Janweb B. Lagazo and MC3 Jason Tarleton)July 17, 2019 - A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing takes off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. As the core wing at Red Flag 19-3, the 1st FW lends their expertise and ensures participating units have all the necessary resources they need to meet Red Flag objectives. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristan Biese)Thirty-seven Cambodian nationals with 35 of them convicted criminals were repatriated to Cambodia on July 2, 2019 in accordance with their final removal orders following immigration court proceedings. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photo by Charles Reed)
On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew successfully completed the national goal set by President John F. Kennedy eight years prior: to perform a crewed lunar landing and return to Earth ... American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to ever walk on the moon. About 20 minutes later, American astronaut Buzz Aldrin became the second person to set foot on the moon. American astronaut Michael Collins remained in the capsule orbiting the moon that safely returned the three astronauts back to earth. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo)July 19, 2019 - Scenes of junior wrestlers participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Naomi May)July 17, 2019 - U.S. Army Spc. Jason Irvin, 1st Squadron, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, helps young children put on tactical gear at the Garryowen Family Day at Fort Hood, Texas. Families of Soldiers and veterans were given the opportunity to see how soldiers operated in a tactical environment at the event. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Alisha Edwards, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)July 18, 2019 - Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) proudly stand on the ship's weather decks for a group photograph. Michael Murphy is deployed to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations in the South Pacific Ocean. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco)July 15, 2019 - 2nd Lt. Corey Persons, 71st Student Squadron, student pilot, is thrown into a solo tank by 2nd Lt. Graham McAninich, 71st SS, student pilot and 2nd Lt. Kyle Blanchette, 71st SS, student pilot, at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma. It is Air Force tradition to be thrown into the solo tank upon completion of a student pilot’s first solo flight. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Taylor Crul)July 17, 2019 - Petty Officer 1st Class Elliott Felix and his dog, Luna, from Maritime Safety and Security Team Seattle, are lowered from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter during routine training at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River air base in Warrenton, Oregon. Maritime Safety and Security Teams were established in 2004 to fulfill a requirement for a higher maritime security posture that arose as the result of the events on September 11, 2001. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ashley Abshier)June 20, 2019 - ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrest criminal fugitives as part of Operation Cross Check ... which involves U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers searching for and apprehended undocumented immigrants, who have been convicted of serious crimes. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photo by Charles Reed)The Apollo 11 Command Module is hoisted aboard the USS Hornet, the prime recovery vessel for the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The splashdown took place at 12:49 p.m. ET, July 24, 1969, about 812 nautical miles southwest of Hawaii, only 12 nautical miles from the USS Hornet. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo released on July 24, 2019.)July 27, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jarrod DeVore, right, and Maj. Jarod Dicks, both F/A-18C Hornet pilots with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 101, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, pose in front of a Hornet at the San Diego Jet Center, San Diego, California. VMFAT-101 is the largest F/A-18 squadron in the Marine Corps and has over 60 fighter jets attached to the squadron. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Victoria Decker)July 26, 2019 - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, spent a week with enthusiastic children attending the Mighty Eight Museum’s Summer Camp in Pooler, Georgia ... showing the kids what Soldiers do in the field. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Spc. Jonathan Wallace)
July 27, 2019 - The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, diamond pilots perform the “Diamond 360” maneuver in a demonstration at the Grand Junction Air Show in Grand Junction, Colorado. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon)July 23, 2019 - Capt. Nicholas Reynolds, 138th Fighter Wing director of inspections, re-enlists Staff Sgt. Stacy Wylie, 219th Engineering Installation Squadron cable antenna craftsman, on an antenna tower as fellow airmen hold Old Glory at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma. Wylie re-enlisted into the Oklahoma Air National Guard, 138th Fighter Wing for an additional six years. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)July 27, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Gannon, a machinery technician at Station Pensacola, and Petty Officer Steven Distefano, a boatswain's mate at Station Pensacola, fight a charter vessel fire near Perdido Pass, Alabama. The station worked with the local fire department and other mariners to put out the fire. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Cassandra Castillo)July 25, 2019 - A U.S. Marine with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, sights in on a target during counter improvised explosive device training at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. The training was designed to improve the confidence and proficiency in the skill sets Marines and sailors need to operate in an urban environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Colton Brownlee)July 29, 2019 - President Donald Trump signs H.R. 1327, an Act to Permanently Authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (S11VCF). The signing took place in front of the White House with September 11 first responders, their family members, and others involved with S11VCF proudly in attendance. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House photo)August 4, 2019 - A U.S. Army Paratrooper runs towards the target, marked with an X on Castle Drop Zone during Leapfest 2019 at West Kingston, RI., . Leapfest is the largest, longest standing, international static line parachute training event and competition hosted by the 56th Troop Command, Rhode Island Army National Guard to promote high level technical training and esprit de corps within the International Airborne community. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Rafael DiCristina)July 29, 2019 - Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Thomas Ricard fires a 25mm machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) ... that is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operation in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Waite)July 30, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Airmen assigned to the 15th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Stewart, Ga., treat simulated wounds on a lifesaving skills dummy during the 2019 Lightning Challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)The U.S. Coast Guard was founded by Alexander Hamilton on August 4, 1790 ... remaining ready, relevant and responsive during 229 years of proud, honorable, and valint service. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 1st Class Meredith Manning)August 6, 2019 - U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Tristen Albers with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, crosses a river during the land navigation portion of the Basic Jungle Skills Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. The BJSC is a 5 day training event that encompasses the skills utilized in a basic jungle survival or combat environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Sechser)
A U.S. Army Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Vilseck, Germany, fires an anti-armor AT4 weapon as fellow soldiers watch during exercise Agile Spirit 19 at Vaziani Training Area, Georgia. The training range gave Soldiers an opportunity to gain familiarization and improved proficiency with ranged weaponry. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army video snapshot by Spc. Ethan Valetski)August 8, 2019 - Officer Candidate School (OCS) class 16-19 trains using the Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE) at Officer Training Command in Newport, Rhode Island (OTCN). This training familiarizes students with the use of radar equipment through scenarios. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S Navy photos by Darwin Lam)August 8, 2019 - Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, with his son, Capt. Leon Rice, a pilot assigned to the 157th Air Refueling Wing, and his grandson in front of the new KC-46A Pegasus air refueling tanker during a welcome ceremony held at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. The tanker's arrival marked the final flight of the general's career. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Victoria Nelson)August 7, 2019 - An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew conducts vertical surface rescue training off the cliffs near Makapu'u Lighthouse, Hawaii. The cliffs provide a challenging and realistic environment for the crews to prepare for possible incidents in the future. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Robin Pietschmann)August 8, 2019 - Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, showcase their knowledge of Marine Corps Martial Arts during body sparring on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Godfrey Ampong)August 10, 2019 - Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, fire a M777 towed 155 mm Howitzer on Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq. The Soldiers conducted a fire mission to disrupt known enemy positions. As long as Daesh presents a threat, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve remains committed to enabling its defeat. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army Reserve photos by Spc. DeAndre Pierce)August 13, 2019 - Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen candidates stand in formation in Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command (RTC) during their graduation ceremony marking the completion NROTC New Student Indoctrination Cycle 2. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Scott Thornbloom and Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda Kitchner)July 25, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Isaiah Raiano, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, helps a young boy operate a fire hose as other kids anxiously wait their turn during the Summer Youth Fair at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Approximately 100 children from across Fairchild AFB participated in the fair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lawrence Sena)August 16, 2019 - Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757), right, meets Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) off Diamond Head, while a C-130 Hercules aircraft from Air Station Barbers Point flies between them. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson)U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz left her legacy on the Marine Corps’ F-35B Program when she became the first female Marine to complete the F-35B Basic Course on June 27, 2019 ... with her first assignment as a F-35B pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 in Iwakuni, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ashley Phillips)
August 16, 2019 - U.S. Army combat engineers assigned to the 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade emplace a brazier charge onto a concertina wire obstacle in support of 2D Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment’s exercise Rock Shock Two at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Henry Villarama)August 18, 2019 - Machinist Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Nicholas Miller, assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) greets his happy sons during a homecoming celebration following a four month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)August 1, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Victor Henderson, left, and Staff Sgt. Kyle Strobele, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, conduct training with Mike, an MWD, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valerie Seelye)July 30, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump displays his signature after signing S. 504, the Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service (Legion) Act in the Oval Office of the White House that the veterans and elected officials around him proudly witnessed. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)August 15, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle (WIX 327) drops anchor near the Statue of Liberty upon arrival in New York City. Eagle is a tall ship used as a training platform for future Coast Guard Academy officers as well as vessel for establishing and maintaining domestic and international relationships. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cory D. Payne)August 18, 2019 - Marine One carrying President Donald J. Trump and members of the First Family approaches for landing on the South Lawn of the White House with the Washington Monument and Thomas Jefferson Memorial in the background. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)August 20, 2019 - Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, begin the Bayonet Assault Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The course helps recruits build a combat mindset as loud noises are played over a speaker to simulate noises encountered in combat. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary Beatty)August 21, 2019 - Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, breach an entry point of a building during Battle Drill VI at Fort Stewart, Georgia. After breaching, Soldiers must enter and clear as quickly as possible to ensure a successful takeover. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jordyn Worshek)August 26, 2019 -  U.S. Navy Mark VI patrol boats attached to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 2 with embarked Marines assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division and Clearance Divers assigned to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Fleet Diving Pacific and Atlantic Units, navigate near Apra Harbor, Guam ... during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) subject matter expert knowledge exchange as part of Exercise HYDRACRAB. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen Moreno-Garcia)August 17-18, 2019 - Kids and adults enjoy the Sioux Falls Airshow at Joe Foss Field, South Dakota. The show included 15 aerial acts, a large variety of static planes, simulators, Star Wars characters, children’s inflatables, and food stations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photos by Staff Sgt. Jorrie Hart)
August 12, 2019 - Airman 1st Class Jaiden Clark, a crew chief from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, salutes a pilot prior to take off, during the Northern Lightning exercise at Volk Field, Wisconsin. Maintenance Airmen and pilots share a unique relationship in their dedication to their aircraft and mission. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Heather Leveille)August 26, 2019 - Coast Guard Base Cape Cod Honor Guard presents the colors during a Purple Heart Ceremony in Chatham, Massachusetts. The Coast Guard honored Seaman Norman Wood Finch, who served on the Tampa during World War I and gave the ultimate sacrifice on September 26, 1918. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll)August 21, 2019 - West Point graduate, physician and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan works with fellow astronaut Nick Hague (not shown) outside the International Space Station during a six-hour and 32-minute spacewalk (Morgan's first) to install the orbiting lab’s second commercial crew vehicle docking port, the International Docking Adapter-3 (IDA-3) to the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 on the space-facing side of the station’s Harmony module. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo)August 29, 2019 - An M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank fires during the Tank Gunnery Competition, TIGERCOMP, on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The winning crew, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, will have the opportunity represent the Marine Corps in the Sullivan Cup, which is the Army’s total force tank gunnery competition. TIGERCOMP is an annual force competition that determines the Marine Corps’ most lethal tank crew. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine photo by Sgt. Tayler P. Schwamb)September 1, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump, joined by Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, attends a briefing on the current directional forecast of Hurricane Dorian at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)September 2, 2019 - U.S. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, move to cover during a joint situational training exercise in Jordan during Eager Lion. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Liane Hatch)September 2, 2019 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal 3rd Class Austin Setzer, left, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal 3rd Class Sean Whitaker, right, (both assigned to U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2) ... show kids how to use various bomb disposal robots at the St Louis Science Center, as part of St. Louis Navy Week. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Abigayle Lutz)NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped this photo of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station during a flyover more than 200 miles above the Earth on September 2, 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo)September 5, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandan Brown, 2nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron battalion Tactical Air Control Party, watches close air support provide exercise fire during exercise Ample Strike 2019, near Náměšť Air Base, Czech Republic. As a Joint Terminal Attack Controller, Brown is responsible for directing the action of combat aircraft engaged in CAS and other offensive air operations from a forward position. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Nothstine)September 2, 2019 - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) personnel work with their federal, state and local partners in Tallahassee, Florida to prepare for the landfall of Hurricane Dorian. (Federal Emergency Management Agency photo by Kenneth Wilsey)
September 4, 2019 - Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Lewis observes the damage by Hurricane Dorian in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard is supporting the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency and the Royal Bahamian Defense Force, who are leading search and rescue efforts in the Bahamas. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez)September 4, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Thomas Whipp, the survey chief with Alpha Battery, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, pulls the lanyard to fire an M777 towed 155mm howitzer during exercise Eager Lion 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Donald Holbert)August 22, 2019 - U.S. Army Soldiers from 1-27 Infantry Regiment, Wolfhounds, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division fire a Javelin as a part of a joint fires range with Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD Indonesia Armed Forces) on Pustapur Marine Base, Indonesia. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Lawrence Broadnax)The Never Forget 9/11/11 collage are photos taken within days of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. (Image created by USA Patriotism! on September 11, 2016)September 11, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by members of White House staff, observe a moment of silence in honor of the attacks on September 11, 2001 on the South Lawn of the White House with the 'Let Us Never Forget' banner above the White House. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)September 13, 2019 - U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) newest Chief Petty Officers proudly stand in front of Old Glory after their pinning ceremony held at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Each new Chief Petty Officer was pinned by a family member and/or friend as shown by the three scenes below the Chief Petty Officers. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Zack Guth, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan Seelbach, and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brett Walker.)September 11, 2019 - A firefighter memorial is displayed during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The ceremony honored those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks 18 years ago ... that is now a national holiday known as Patriot Day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Quail)September 9, 2019 - A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter lands on the side of the Golden Ray, a 656-foot vehicle carrier, to drop off supplies for Coast Guard crews and port partners who attempt to locate and rescue the remaining four crewmembers aboard the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, near Brunswick, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Station Brunswick boat crews and other port partners rescued 20 people the morning of September 8, after it was reported the vessel was disabled and listing. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)September 13, 2019 - Recruits with Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion conduct low crawls, assaults, and other drills during Day Movement Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. The recruits faced multiple obstacles throughout the course including high walls and barbed wire. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Zachary Beatty)The U.S. Constitution proudly displayed over Old Glory in celebration of "Constitution Day" on September 17th. (Image created by USA Patriotism!)
Celebrating the 72nd Birthday of the United States Air Force on September 18, 2019 ... On this day, the Air Force became the fourth branch of the Department of Defense with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Air Force / Department of Defense)September 18, 2019 - Paratroopers from the 173rd Infantry Airborne Brigade, team up with soldiers from the Turkish Armed Forces and Italian Army, during the Joint Forcible Entry training for Saber Junction 2019 (SJ19) in Hohenfels Training Area. SJ19 is an exercise involving nearly 5,400 participants from 16 ally and partner nations at the U.S. Army’s Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas during September 2019. SJ19 is designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Infantry Airborne Brigade to execute land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Frances Ariele Tejada)September 14, 2019 - Sailors assigned to Naval Operations Support Center, Wichita, render military funeral honors for Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett during a funeral in his hometown of El Dorado, Kansas. Barrett was killed aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB-37) during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco)September 16, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team members from Pacific Area units provide security in the mountain lined Seward Boat Harbor of Alaska during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. F. McKenzie)September 20, 2019 - A Joint Service Color Guard is presented with the colors during National POW/MIA Recognition Day as the POW/MIA flag is flown by a U.S. Army Special Operations Command Black Dagger during a joint parachute jump with the U.K. Red Devils Parachute Regiment Display Team at the Pentagon, Washington. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense photos by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class James K. Lee)September 19, 2019 - The 2019 Modern Day Marine Expo hosts Marines, fellow servicemembers, and their family members along with Department of Defense employees, and civilian guests to examine the new military equipment being shown on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The Modern Day Marine Expo showcases new premier military equipment, systems, services and technology that can be purchased to support the military in the future. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Yuritzy Gomez)September 6, 2019 - U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment in the process of clearing a town during urban operations training in Grafenwoehr Training Area during Saber Junction 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Lucas)September 19, 2019 -  U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Kathryn Susko, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45), demonstrates the roles of the helmsman to Seward High School engineering students during a tour as part of Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains)September 24, 2019 - A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle conducts a combat air patrol mission over an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The Strike Eagle plays a key role in Air Force Central Command operations by maintaining constant readiness in support of air operations, providing deterrence and stability, and bolstering the mission efforts of coalition partners. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)September 20, 2019 - The newly commissioned U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC-1135) crew underway near Miami, Florida. Angela McShan, the cutter’s namesake, was the first African-American woman to be promoted to master chief petty officer. Fast response cutters are replacing the 1980s-era 110-foot patrol boats and feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray)
U.S. Border Patrol agents render medical aid to a migrant who illegally entered the U.S. in the Rio Grande Valley near McAllen, Texas on June 13, 2019. The migrant was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for further treatment. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Mani Albrecht, Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division)September 27, 2019 - Frank Hinshaw, a volunteer with the Flying Leathernecks, guides the National Colors (Old Glory) by parachute from the clear blue sky to Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex Kouns)September 26, 2019 - An AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter takes off from the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California. The air station operates and maintains a secure airfield in order to support I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton tenant commands and visiting units to maintain and enhance their mission capabilities and combat readiness. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)September 29, 2019 - Paratroopers with 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (A), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, fast-rope from a UH-60 Blackhawk during training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. The paratroopers conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise, taking them from their home at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and will continue training at Camp Shelby for more than 20 days. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Cpt. Ashley Bainsangster)September 26, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump is presented with a plaque of recognition by "The Nation’s Sheriffs" from Sheriff Thomas Hodgson of Bristol County, Massachusetts as fellow sheriffs from other parts of the country proudly watch at the South Portico of the White House. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)October 2, 2019 - The guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) celebrates the 10th anniversary of the ship’s commissioning, while transiting the South China Sea. Named after Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, the “Father of Aegis, (FOA)” the crew stands in formation in his namesake. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rawad Madanat)September 21, 2019 - A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fire flares during a combat air patrol mission over an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The A-10 provides coalition forces with close air support and precision-strike capacity for targeting enemy revenue sources. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf)September 27, 2019 - U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds a memorial ceremony for Medal of Honor Recipient Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Munro near his statue on the parade field on base. It was the 77th anniversary of Munro’s extraordinarily heroic actions at Guadalcanal during World War II. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo)October 3, 2019 - The B-29 Superfortress 'Doc' takes off  from Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar, California after participating in a static display during the 2019 MCAS Miramar Air Show.  The 'Doc' is one of the two B-29’s that are still capable of flying today. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Raynaldo Ramos)October 3, 2019 - U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a patrolling exercise during a Tiger Strike 2019 training event in a Malaysian jungle. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)
October 6, 2019 - U.S. Army Spc. Alexander Vandermark pulls security on a detainee during the 2019 HQDA Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. The Best Warrior Competition represents highly trained, disciplined and physically fit Soldiers from cohesive teams across the Army capable of winning on any battlefield. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Matthew Layumas)October 7, 2019 - A drill team assigned to the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard performs for students at Alum Creek Elementary School during Charleston Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principle outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brenton Poyser)October 9, 2019 - Two wreaths stand beside a statue of 2nd Lt. Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first African American fighter pilot, who flew combat flights in World War I and was known as ... The Black Swallow of Death. The wreaths were placed during a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins Georgia. Bullard, who was from Columbus, Georgia, was a forefather to the pilots known as The Tuskegee Airmen. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)October 9, 2019 - Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo after an award ceremony where 13 were awarded with Air Medals and one was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross for their actions in Hurricane Harvey and Florence, as well as four search and rescue cases throughout 2018 and 2019. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Aux. David Lau)October 9, 2019 - A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), takes off of the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during a vertical replenishment-at-sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)Happy 244th Birthday to the U.S. Navy and proud salute to the brave, honorable active and veteran sailors along with all other patriots involved with the Navy! (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy courtesy graphic)October 10, 2019 - Students from the Ansbach Middle High School, U.S. Army Junior ROTC at the annual 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Boo Bash event held on Katterbach Kaserne, Ansbach, Germany. The students volunteered to decorate and hand out candy to children during the trunk-or-treat. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol)October 11, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump poses for a photo with Little League World Series baseball and softball champs, Louisiana's Eastbank All-Stars team and North Carolina's Rowan Little League team in the Oval Office of the White House. The Eastbank All-Stars team also received a free flight back to Louisiana with President Trump on Air Force One. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)October 7, 2019 - Members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard conduct  training at the National Mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial with the Washington Monument in the background. The four-man team practiced a variety of movements and rifle tosses in front of both locals and tourists as the sun set on the mall. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Air National Guard photo by Staff Sergeant Christopher Muncy)October 12, 2019 - Members from various Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Teams and the Marine Security Force Team gather along San Francisco’s waterfront during Fleet Week. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama)
October 17, 2019 - Cpl. Christopher Lim, a Physical Security Specialist with the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Provost Marshal Office, puts gears on a student at the Pomerado Elementary School in Poway, California. The Marines attended the Pomerado Elementary School’s Annual Pomerado Fall Festival to support the involvment with the San Diego community. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cheng Chang)October 17, 2019 - U.S. Army Pfc. Brett Radovich, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, awaits the command to enter a shoot house for a rehearsal iteration of a live fire event on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The 2nd Bn. 325th AIR rehearsed breaching and room-clearing tactics as part of small unit live fire training. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U. S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hull)October 18, 2019 - A Special Warfare Combatant-Crewman shows a local-area student how to fire a machine gun on the deck of a ship at a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) event as part of Fleet Week Hampton Roads on Naval Station Norfolk. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Mike DiMestico)October 17, 2019 - U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors fly in formation, following a personnel airdrop training mission with a C-17 Globemaster III on the northern side of Oahu, Hawaii above the Pacific Ocean. Training events like this, ensure units are able to operate cohesively and employ combat airpower across the Indo-Pacific. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. Redman)October 11, 2019 - Coast Guard members from Maritime Security Response Team West based out of San Diego, fast rope from a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter onto the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast for a tactical demonstration during San Francisco Fleet Week’s Parade of Ships. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama)October 11, 2019 - U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 8, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, fire M16A4 service rifles during the advance motorized operators course as part of Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 1-20 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Jenkins)October 23, 2019 - Top Image... Jack Eaton (second to right), the oldest living Tomb Sentinel, and U.S. Army Capt. Harold Earls (far right), Commander of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and Eaton's family watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Bottom Image... Jack Eaton (center) points to his nameplate in recognition of his service (1938-1940) in the Tomb Quarters with Capt. Harold Earls (let) and a current Tomb Sentinel (right) stand proudly by his side. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery)October 16, 2019 - Scenes of Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3 conducting live-fire exercises aboard a Mark VI patrol boat at an undisclosed location in the Pacific Ocean. The live-fire is part of unit level training provided by Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 Training and Evaluation Unit. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Chief Boatswain's Mate Nelson Doromal Jr.)June 25, 2019 - U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet 1st Class Cade Cavanagh uses an immersive training device during a Pilot Training Next course at the U.S. Air Force Academy airfield. The Academy and Air Education and Training Command hosted training sessions to explore the benefits of exposing students to aviation skills using virtual reality technology. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force Academy photo by Jennifer Spradlin)October 24, 2019 - The crew of the Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter William Hart (WPC 1134) standby after a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted it’s rescue basket with Oscar, a simulated rescue dummy, during a search and rescue exercise near Kapalua, Maui. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jim Connor)
September 25, 2019 - A Battlefield Cross stands silent guard in front of the Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall during the Roseburg VA Health Care System's annual Veteran Stand Down in Roseburg, Oregon. The traveling memorial is sponsored by the Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 of the Vietnam Veterans of America. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs photo by T. T. Parish)October 24, 2019 - U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey helicopters with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 currently attached to 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, fly in a formation during a rapid deployment exercise conducted by 1st MAW in Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Amaia Unanue)October 29, 2019 - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Savanah Gideon, a combat medic assigned to the Womack Army Medical Center, conducts a cradle-drop drag with a fellow soldier casualty during the Expert Field Medical Badge qualification course. The candidates navigated through the lane to bring their casualties to designated evacuation points. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alleea Oliver)October 30, 2019 - Scenes of U.S. Army Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams' presentation of the Medal of Honor by President Donald J. Trump ... as his family, fellow Green Beret soldiers, other Medal of Honor recipients, Army leaders, and other government officials proudly witness him being recognized as one of the United State's greatest hero in the East Room of the White House. Williams received the honor for his actions during April 2008 Battle of Shok Valley in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Official White House Photos by Amy Rossetti and Shealah Craighead)October 30, 2019 - A MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the “Grandmasters” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46 stationed at Naval Station Mayport, flies over Jacksonville, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan T. Beard)November 1, 2019 - Members of the 338th Training Squadron freestyle drill team perform during the 81st Training Group drill down on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Airmen from the 81st TRG competed in a quarterly open ranks inspection, regulation drill routine and freestyle drill routine. While in training, Airmen are given the opportunity to volunteer to learn and execute drill down routines. Keesler trains more than 30,000 students each year. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)November 2, 2019 - The U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard begins the flag-folding ceremony as part of the full military honors burial for Lt. Thomas Crotty, a USCG POW, in Buffalo, New York. Crotty was taken prisoner following the defense of the Philippines in World War II and later died in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. His remains were recently identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian McCrum)October 16, 2019 - Fifteen freshman students from Douglas High School partnered with the Roseburg VA Health Care System to help give back to the Veteran community, Roseburg, Oregon. Students at Douglas High School must complete 100 community service hours to graduate. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs photo by T. T. Paris)November 4, 2019 - U.S. Marines and Sailors from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, take part in the 244th Marine Corps birthday uniform pageant at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. The annual ceremony was held in honor of the 244th Marine Corps birthday. It included a historical uniform pageant to honor Marines of the past, present and future while signifying the passing of traditions from one generation to the next. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Akeel Austin)November 5, 2019 - U.S. Army Soldiers with the Regimental Support Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment provide tactical combat casualty care during a simulated indirect fire attack during Dragoon Ready 20 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ethan Valetski, 5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
November 6, 2019 – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, conduct military free-fall training with Spanish service members in Rota, Spain. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Bigley)November 2, 2019 - An HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron participates in the 2019 Thunder Over South Georgia Open House combat search and rescue demonstration at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 41st Rescue Squadron is part of the 347th Rescue Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. It operates HH-60 Pave Hawk aircraft conducting search and rescue missions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Hayden Legg)September 7, 2019 - BraveHearts riders stop in front of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial during the Trail to Zero ride in Arlington, Virginia. The Trail to Zero ride came to Northern Virginia to shed light on the epidemic of Veteran suicide. (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs photo by Adam M. Stump)Happy 244th birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps ... and to each brave, proud, honorable Marine (Active, Reserve, and Veteran) ... Semper Fidelis! (Image created by USA Patriotism!)Veterans Day 2019November 11, 2019 - Veterans, troops, and other visitors attend the National Veterans Day Observation in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Vice President Mike Pence with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and spoke to the crowd in the Memorial Amphitheater as part of the observance. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery)November 13, 2019 - President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump escorted by U.S. Marines await the arrival of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Mrs. Emine Erdogan Wednesday at the South Portico of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)November 11, 2019 - A U.S. Army soldier hands a flag to a little boy sitting on his dad's shoulders as their family's attends the National Veterans Day Observation in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery)November 8, 2019 - The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels perform aerial acts during the 2019 Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show. The Blue Angels are completing the 2019 season at home after 61 flight demonstrations at 32 locations across the country, showcasing the pride and professionalism on the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to the American and Canadian public. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carter Denton)November 8, 2019 - Coast Guard Vice Commandant Adm. Charles Ray (center) presents Lt. Cmdrs Jason Carrillo (left), and Daniel Crowley  (right) with the Distinguished Flying Cross medal in Washington, D.C. for their heroic actions during the Coast Guard’s Hurricane Harvey response. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jetta Disco)
November 4, 2019 - Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston ICE Officers conducted a 3-day enforcement operation in November 2019 targeting fugitive criminal aliens involved in the illegal narcotics trade. ERO Officers made a total of 19 arrests in the greater Boston area. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photo by Keith Gardner)Scenes of the Branson 2019 Veterans Week opening live "Vets For Vets" Show and Veterans Village by the nonprofit Branson Veterans Task Force. Both are free occurring annually and all about honoring military vererans. (Photos and Collage Image by USA Patriotism!)

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