Patriotic Photos
2022

Thumbnails of 2022 photos are listed below starting with January 1st and followed chronologically
through December 31st ...with a link to larger version of the photo that includes the associated story.

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USA Patriotism! wishes all Americans a wonderful, successful, and healthy new year ... with special best wishes for our beloved country's brave, honorable troops, law enforcement officers, and first responders along with the respective veterans who served before them!  (Image created by USA Patriotism!)December 29, 2021 - U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Tyler Leggett, a recruit with Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, posts security as his fellow recruits complete an obstacle on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. This event is a segment of the crucible ... the culminating event of recruit training. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher A. Madero.)The family-friendly Bretts show in Branson, Missouri is a must visit during November and December ... with a wonderful moving musical enactment of a Christmas return from deployment inWorld War II followed by an enjoyable second half filled with heart grabbing performances of cheerful, inspiring Christmas songs ... as was the case when attending their show during Branson's annual Veterans Week in November 2021. (Image and associated photos by USA Patriotism!)January 3, 2022 - The first snow of the year at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia with snowy scenes of ... a tomb guard from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) walking the mat at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; grave markers at Section 64; the Columbarium Court (niche wall); and, the outside of the Memorial Amphitheater. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery.)January 3, 2022 - Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Benjamin Rettle (left), Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 2nd Class Sasha Simmons (center), and Aviation Support Equipment Technician 1st Class Sabine Young lower the national ensign on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) prior to departing Souda Bay, Greece. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman T'ara Tripp)December 29, 2021 - Firefighters assigned to the U.S. Air Force 628th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in ground fire training at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The training was designed to enhance skills and familiarize firefighters with their equipment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bailee A. Darbasie.)Bryce Point in all its morning glory with a stunning memorable sunrise scene that makes one want to experience this nature beauty in person when visiting Bryce Canyon National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Brian B. Roanhorse.)January 6, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 3d Marine Division assault an objective and secure a position during the squad attack phase of the 3d Marine Division Squad Competition at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Willcox.)January 6, 2022 - U.S. Army combat medics prepare a simulated casualty for hoist during training at the Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The MSTC provides state of the art training to aid students in gaining proficiency in treating all areas of trauma and basic medical scenarios. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht.) January 7, 2022 - The snow covered USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, is moored to its pier in the Charlestown Navy Yard as snow continues to fall. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Skyler Okerman.)
January 8, 2022 - A pilot with the Idaho Air National Guard 190th Fighter Squadron flies an A-10 Thunderbolt II by snow covered mountains above Gowen Field at Boise, Idaho, while training with F-35 Lightning II pilots from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 225. Integrating and training with different airframe generations provides a unique collaboration and preparation for combat readiness against a near peer enemy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Mercedee Wilds.)A full scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope on display South by Southwest under a downtown lit cloudy night in Austin, Texas on March 8, 2013 ... and its launch into space aboard the Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket on December 25, 2021 from the ELA-3 Launch Zone of Europe’s Spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photos by Chris Gunn and Bill Ingalls.)January 7, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) crew members return to the ship after conducting a small boat patrol off the coast of Western Sahara. The Thetis carries two small boats while its underway. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower.)An amazing sunrise Autumn scene of nature colors with a pink quartzite cliff's many shades of colors at Pipestone National Monument in Minnesota that occurs every September and October. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by N. Barber.)January 12, 2022 - U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Jeffery J. Vandentop with 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, and Color Guard Marines prepare to present campaign streamers to regimental commander Col. Daniel J. Skuce during a battle colors ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Campaign streamers commemorate the sacrifice, service and heritage of service members throughout the regiment's history. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Hannah Hall.)January 12, 2022 - U.S. Army Sgt. Johannes Dikeman (right) and his squad ... assigned to Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment ... stand ready to conduct a hasty attack during a situational training exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger.)The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., a black 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!)The heart wrenching, pride inspiring play, "A Flight To Faith: The Story Of A Vietnam P.O.W." produced and performed by College of the Ozarks students during the 2021 Veterans Week in Branson, Missouri ... grippingly presented what Colonel John Clark endured for 2,176 days during his captivity with fellow POWs  in the infamous "Hanoi Hilton' as a P.O.W. during the Vietnam War. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from courtesy photos by College of the Ozarks.)January 7, 2022 - Sailors on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) observe an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepare to land. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Elizabeth Grubbs.)January 15, 2022 - Scenes of U.S. Air Force Academy men's gymnastics team competing in the Jr Rocky Mountain Open (JRMO) Men’s Gymnastics Invitational at the Academy's West Gym in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Trevor Cokley.)
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts a makeshift vessel with Dominican Republic nationals involved with an illegal voyage north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on January 13, 2022. They were among 90 Dominican Republic nationals from three separate illegal voyage interdictions near Puerto Rico who were repatriated to the Dominican Republic on January 16, 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, District 7 PADET San Juan.)A stunning sunrise scene of Turret Arch through North Window's eye under a clear blue sky in the snow covered "heart beating" Windows Section of Arches National Park in Utah. This area contains a large concentration of awe-inspiring expanses, including Double Arch, that hikers will find in just over two square miles. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Jacob W. Frank.)January 13, 2022 - An AH-1Z Viper and a UH-1Y Venom with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167 conduct simulated aerial defense at a forward arming and refueling point during an expeditionary advanced base operations demonstration at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue, North Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Servante R. Coba.)January 18, 2022 - A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Charlie Company, 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Division Sustainment Brigade, fires a M240 machine gun at a range at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Soldiers assigned to the 87th DSSB participated in a non commissioned officer professional development class to ensure that Soldiers are able to prepare, plan and execute a weapon qualification range. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marquis Hopkins.)January 24, 2022 - Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Maria Chavez signals to an MH-60S Sea Hawk Helicopter attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 as it takes off from the flight deck of Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wesley Richardson.)January 5, 2022 - Scenes of U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing F-15E Strike Eagles conducting flight operations at Royal Air Force Lakenheath (RAFL) under a blue sky. The Strike Eagle has the second highest payload of all fighter aircraft in the U.S. Air Force’s inventory, second only to the F-15EX. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman John Ennis.)A stunning aerial view of the snow covered northern Wrangell Mountains under a partly cloudy blue sky. The Wrangell Mountains are a high mountain range of eastern Alaska with much of it in Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Matt Yarbrough.)January 25, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Wilfredo Hernandez, an assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) crewman, with 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion (2d AABn), 2d Marine Division, launches an RQ-20 Puma drone from an AAV with a fellow Marine observing during a field exercise on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 2d AABn tested the capability of an AAV and a light armored vehicle with remote weapon systems as a suitable land-based platform for mobile reconnaissance and scouting. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Ramsammy.)January 28, 2022 - U.S. Army paratroopers with Bravo Battery, 4thBattalion,319thField Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade conduct M119 howitzer live-fire during exercise Silver City 2022 in order to certify M119 howitzer sections and fire direction centers at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach, Training Support Activity Europe.)January 27, 2022 - A Saildrone Explorer unmanned surface vessel (USV) sails in the Arabian Gulf off Bahrain’s coast. It is 23-foot-long, 16-foot-tall and reliant on wind power for propulsion. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Specialist Natianna Strachen.)
January 26, 2022 - A pilot assigned to the Air Combat Command F-16 Viper Demonstration Team performs a dedication pass at Shaw Air Force Base. The dedication pass is an aerial salute to service members both past and present. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madeline Herzog.)Scenes of the nonprofit Branson Veterans Task Force(BVTF) 2021 Vets For Vets Show during the Branson, Missouri Veterans Week in November 2021.  The annual show is free to military veterans, active troops, and spouses. BVTF also provides a variety of other free events along with its Veterans Village that provides military veterans a place to visit with each other, eat lunch, and enjoy free entertainment. (Image and Photos by USA Patriotism!)January 28, 2022 - A bald eagle perched on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche in the waters of Dutch Harbor, Alaska ... providing a beautiful scenic view with the snow-covered mountain in the background. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photo by U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche.)A stunning view of Boulder Bridge surrounded by colorful autumn foliage as Rock Creek flows under it in Rock Creek National Park that bisects the northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)January 26, 2022 - U.S Marine Corps Cpl. Cameron Scott with 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division, participates in a camouflage class during Littoral Exercise I (LEX I) in Parris Island, South Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bolin Jr.)February 2, 2022 - Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), the U.S. Army Band (Pershing’s Own) and the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment Caisson Platoon conduct military funeral honors with funeral escort for Sen. Robert Dole in Section 4 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery.)February 4, 2022 - A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler, assigned to the "Wizards" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133, launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in the Philippine Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Singley.)February 1, 2022 - Airmen assigned to the 39th Air Base Wing conduct a tactical movement drill during Agile Combat Employment (ACE) training at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Derek Seifert.)February 3, 2022 - A nature's view of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 49 satellites associated with a Starlink 4-7 mission ... launching into orbit from LC-39A at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti.)February 3, 2022 - Two U.S. Coast Guard K9 crews in front of small patrol boat at Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston, Texas are among the nine Coast Guard K9 and handler duos in the Atlantic area who solely conduct explosive detection. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera.)
February 7, 2021 - A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations 41-foot Coastal Interceptor SAFE Boat patrols the Port of Long Beach, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Glenn Fawcett.)A wintry stunning scene of ice-covered, cloud shaded Lake Haiyaha with the sunlit snow blanketed 12,486-foot Otis Peak on the left, and 12,713-foot Hallett Peak towards the right across the lake separated by the Chaos Canyon near Estes Park, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)February 8, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Recruits of Delta Company, 1st recruit Training Battalion, take on the Confidence Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The Confidence Course takes place during the third of thirteen weeks of training. Every obstacle is used to challenge the recruits' physical, mental, and spiritual confidence. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photos by U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Simon Saravia.)February 10, 2022 - Weapons ready U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, enter a breached room in reaction to contact during urban operations training at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo, TSAE.)February 12, 2022 - U.S. Navy Lt. Luke Dundon, a Catholic priest, celebrates Mass with fellow sailors in the chapel aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Single.)Scenes from the Shindigs Welcome Home and WALMART Tribute to the Veterans Shows honoring military veterans and active troops during the 2021 Branson Veterans week. (Photos and Collage Image by USA Patriotism!)February 5, 2022 - The Utah Air National Guard 151st Air Refueling Wing Honor Guard presents the colors with Old Glory draped behind them at a change of command ceremony during which Col. Kurt Davis relinquished command to Col. Robert Taylor at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah. Taylor previously served as the 151st Maintenance Group commander. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Colton Elliott.)February 6, 2020 - An MH-65 Dolphin crew from Air Station Detroit initiated the successful rescue of 18 people from an ice floe near Catawba Island in Lake Erie. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven King.)A stunning force of the Wideband Global SATCOM 11 (WGS-11) in a geostationary orbit above a blue tinted earth horizon with a massive hurricane churning ... within dark space sprinkled with stars and other planets beyond. The WGS-11, scheduled for 2024, is a United States military communications satellite to be operated by the United States Space Force, as part of the Wideband Global SATCOM Program.  It will be the eleventh WGS satellite. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from a U.S. Space Force graphic created by Boeing on February 1, 2022.)Springtime beauty abounds in North Dakota's badlands with vibrant green grass and trees decorating many of the multi-colored barren buttes with fog blanketing the valley below ... with all under a stunning blue reddish sky. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Kathy Turner.)
Scenes of U.S. Marines with 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, conducting combat activities during Jungle Warfare Exercise 22 (JWX 22 ) on Okinawa, Japan during February 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jackson Dukes and Sgt. Kallahan Morris.)Presidents' Day celebrates the birthdays of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln along with recognizing all past presidents on the third Monday in February. (Image created by USA Patriotism!)Scenes of several of the five U.S. Army soldier-athletes assigned to the World Class Athlete Program, Ft. Carson, Colorado, competing at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China, February 4-20, 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Sgt. Michael Hunnisett.)February 21, 2022 - An E-2D Hawkeye, attached to the "Seahawks" of Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 126, flies over the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bela Chambers.)February 22, 2022 - An airman from the 139th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, speaks with high school students about the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard at 'My Success Event' career fair in St. Joseph, Missouri. Various employers from the local community had the opportunity to meet with high school students from the region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Michael Crane.)The Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman's crew stand at attention during the vessel's commissioning ceremony in Tampa, Florida. The cutter is named after WWII fallen hero Seaman 1st Class John Scheuerman. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee.)NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei peers at the Earth below from inside the seven-windowed cupola, the International Space Station's window to the world in February 2022. Just outside the cupola is the Soyuz MS-19 crew ship docked to the Rassvet module. Vande Hei is slated to become the U.S. record holder for most time spent in space. He arrived on station on April 9, 2021, and is scheduled to depart on March 30, 2022. (NASA photo provided by Yvette Smith.)A stunning scene of the Mammoth Hot Springs terraces' steaming hydrothermal features highlighted with sunrise light creeping above the horizon as another person enjoys this daily must see with the photographer in Yellowstone National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Neal Herbert.)February 25, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jaden L. Hilliard (top) and Pfc. Kaiden M. Bittinger (bottom) present the Marine Corps colors as the respective honor graduate for Platoon 4010 and Platoon 4004 with Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion during the recruit training graduation ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kevin Lopez Herrera.)The inspiring "American Dream" story about Shoji Tabuchi (4th right in photo), a 2020 National Fiddler Hall of Fame Inductee and world-renowned fiddler and entertainer, finally became available to fellow Americans outside his family and close friends at the 2021 Branson’s IMAX Military Film Festival. (Photo/Image by USA Patriotism!)
February 25, 2022 - U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, on and in front of a Maneuver Short Range Air Defense Stryker (M-SHORAD) with Old Glory being proudly displayed at the top of the vehicle during Exercise Saber Strike 22 at BPTA, Poland. The exercise has approximately 13,000 participants from 13 countries. Saber Strike has been held every 2 years since 2010. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Maj. Robert Fellingham.)January 28, 2022 - Group members of the Semper Tyranus garrison of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars themed costuming organization, stand in front of the "Hampton Roads - The Navy's Capital" display during their visit to the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. The group had the opportunity to do a walk through of the museum’s gallery as part of an appearance for an event at Nauticus in Norfolk, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy Photo by Max Lonzanida.)March 2, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, flies over Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania. The fifth generation aircraft forward deployed to multiple locations in the Baltic region to support NATO’s collective defense and enhanced air policing mission. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John R. Wright.)February 26, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class James Lowen, a rescue swimmer at Air Station Traverse City, hoists a simulated survivor directly from a hole in the ice to the helicopter hovering above during a mass ice rescue exercise at the Petoskey Municipal Marina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson.)March 1, 2022 - A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the GOES-T spacecraft for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. GOES-T will provide NASA and NOAA with continuous imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth’s Western Hemisphere, lightning detection and mapping, solar imaging and space weather monitoring. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Sjoberg.)A riveting, dynamic horizon view of the color rich snow coated Muddy Mountains Wilderness with sun peeking through the partly cloudy skies within Lake Mead National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Andrew Cattoir.)March 5, 2022 - U.S. Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon, Battle Color Detachment, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., march and perform during the centennial celebration at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego. MCRD San Diego celebrated the 100th anniversary of its commissioning by highlighting the Depot’s history and legacy with the assistance of the Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin.)March 6, 2022 - U.S. Army Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division perform live-fire exercise training in support of Salaknib at Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Nearly 1,100 U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers will participate in Salaknib alongside their Philippine counterparts to improve interoperability and strengthen our partnership across the Indo‐Pacific. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photograph by SPC Joshua Oller.)March 6, 2022 – The national ensign flies above the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Illinois (SSN 786) as sailors clear ice after surfacing through the frozen Arctic Ocean during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2022. The Los Angeles-class fast attack USS Pasadena (SSN 752) is also participating in the exercise. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Alfred Coffield.)March 5 , 2022 - Competitive drill teams from the Air Education and Training Command tech schools perform at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, during the 37th Training Wing (37TRW) Invitational Drill Down. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Public Affairs Specialists Miriam Thurber and Christa D'Andrea.)
March 9, 2022 - Idaho Army National Guard and Idaho Air National Guard aviation units conducted combat search and rescue and escort training together throughout Idaho’s Owyhee Mountains. The training rescue missions involved 124th Fighter Wing A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots escorting Idaho Army National Guard Aviation Group’s UH-60 Black Hawk pilots along the safest route of a simulated combat zone and advising them of any possible enemy threats. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Guard photos by Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur.)March 11, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous’ crew repatriates 198 Haitian migrants to Haitian authorities in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and partner agencies rescued 356 Haitians from a vessel approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef in Key Largo, Florida. (U.S. Coast District 7 photo)Nature abounds around the scenic Collins Pond under the sunny blue Texas sky located at the start of the Woodlands Trail in Big Thicket's Big Sandy Creek Unit. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Scott Sharaga.)The new dynamic Re-ViBe live show in Branson, Missouri is a must experience that USA Patriotism! had the entertaining pleasure to cover during its media visit to the 2021 Veterans Week in November. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photo by Hughes Brothers Theatre.)U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), post security during an air assault training exercise, on Combined Arms Training Center (CATC) Camp Fuji. The training exercise was conducted to build proficiency in rapidly seizing and defending key terrain. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Malik Lewis.)March 14, 2022 - Europe based U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gather on the objective site after executing a bi-lateral exercise with Kenya Defence Forces during Justified Accord. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Capt. Abigail Hammock.)March 15, 2022 – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), left, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) steam into formation behind the out of scene Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) at an undisclosed location in the Atlantic Ocean during Task Force Exercise (TFEX) in the U.S. 2nd Fleet area of operations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Coffer.)March 16-17, 2022 - U.S. Air Force 555th Fighter Squadron (555FS) pilots conduct flight operations with their F-16C Fighting Falcons at Croatia’s 91st Air Base at Pleso. The 555FS is assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing (31st FW) in Aviano Air Base, Italy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Tech. Sgt. Miquel Jordan.)March 10, 2022 - A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter performs a flyby near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Schnabel.)A captivating view from the International Space Station of an attached Northrop Grummans's Cygnus cargo craft above the earth's horizon cloudy blue skies with the vast star twinkled black space beyond in February 2022. The cargo craft delivered 8,300 pounds of new science experiments, crew supplies, and station hardware to replenish the Expedition 66 crew. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo.)
The visually intriguing Devils Playground within Petrified Forest National Park is a must scenic visit that involves an 8.2 mile loop hike that includes other colorful rock layers and petrified wood during the 3-5 hour loop excursion. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Jacob Holgerson.)Scenes of U.S. Marines conducting live-fire drills with several weapon systems at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan during March 2022. Live-fire drills and exercises keep Marines consistent in the execution of their roles within their squads. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Malik Lewis, Cpl. Juan Carpanzano, and Lance Cpl. Cesar Ronaldo Alarcon.)March 22, 2022 - U.S. Army Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, engage enemy forces in snow-covered conditions during the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center 22-02 field exercise near Ft. Greely, Alaska. Team exercises conducted in JPMRC validate tactics, techniques, and procedures necessary for soldiers to operate in regional areas. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Marc Marmeto.)March 23, 2022 - U.S. Navy supercarrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducts a Phalanx close-in weapons system test fire at an undisclosed location in association with conducting routine operations in the Pacific Ocean. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Rowe.)March 24, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 23rd Wing participates in a K-9 demonstration during a Flying Tiger University tour at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jasmine M. Barnes.)Parents and their son enjoy meeting a Coast Guard K9 handler and his K9 Simba from Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston during Sector Houston-Galveston’s Community Day in Houston, Texas. During the event, Coast Guard members from Sector Houston-Galveston and surrounding units also displayed equipment and discussed various Coast Guard missions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson.)March 17, 2022 - The moon rises behind NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard atop a mobile launcher as it rolls out to Launch Complex 39B for the first time at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photo by Aubrey Gemignani.)The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show in Branson, Missouri ... is a must entertaining see during November and Christmas  ... as the scenes from their show during Branson's 2021 Veterans week ... which included a third generation Hughes as baby Jesus ... joining some of the young adult  men from a second generation  who did the same years ago. Also, 14 of the second generation young adult talented Hughes perform in their own Re-Vibe show. (Image and Photos by USA Patriotism!)Few places in the Ozarks provide a glimpse of earth’s turbulent past as well as the Rocky Falls with its reddish-brown rock formed when molten rock deep within the earth and flowed onto the surface about 1.5 billion years ago. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Neal Lewis.)March 19, 2022 - Boy Scouts from Troop 241 learn land navigation techniques aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. The scouts were taught the techniques by Field Training Company Instructors, and learned how to implement these techniques in their journeys as scouts to earn their Orienteering Merit Badge. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dakota Dodd.)
March 29, 2022 - Soldiers attending the Advanced Leaders Course at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy - Fort Eustis demonstrate learned leadership knowledge and skills conducting the obstacle course during the Commandants Challenge at Fort Eustis, Virginia. The Commandant's Challenge is focused on developing leaders of character through an emphasis on the warrior ethos and teamwork in a simulated combat environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Rydell Tomas.)March 30, 2022 - Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Keller Curry signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the "Raptors" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71, to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aleksandr Freutel.)March 7, 2022 - U.S. Air Force marine patrolmen assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron monitor the Coastal Restricted Area (CRA) surrounding MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. Marine patrolmen provide waterborne deterrence, detection and respond to any threat within MacDill’s surrounding waters. The 6th SFS marine patrol unit is responsible for one of the largest CRA’s in the Department of Defense and is the only 24/7 unit in the U.S. Air Force. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Hiram Martinez.)April 1, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless' (WMEC-624) crewmembers offload bales of illegal narcotics worth over $243 million to pallets at Base Miami Beach, Florida. The Dauntless is homeported in Pensacola, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Seaman Eric Rodriguez.)March 31, 2022 - Master Sgt. Roy Campos, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron readiness division chief, receives the Bronze Star Medal from Lt. Col. Charles Hansen, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California for his heroics in Afghanistan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space photo by Airman 1st Class Tiarra Sibley.)A riveting view of the 12.3 mile long, narrow Kontrashibuna Lake's clear blue headwaters nestled between steep mountains within the Lake Clark National Park in Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Shay Hurd.)March 26, 2022 - U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), participate in a squad competition during Exercise Noble Arashi at U.S. Naval Base Guam, Guam. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Danny Gonzalez.)April 3, 2022 - Scenes of the U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, make a jump into the San Antonio Country Club as part of the Fiesta San Antonio (Texas) activities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Megan Hackett and Pfc. Gianna Elle Sulger.)April 7, 2022 - Seaman Jonathon Wallace performs a roving watch aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) that is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Charles Blaine.)The LGM-35A Sentinel, known as the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, is the U.S. Air Force’s newest weapon system. The LGM-35A Sentinel provides continuity in strategic deterrence and replaces the current intercontinental ballistic missile fleet, comprised of the aging Minuteman III. Replacing the 1970s-era missile modernizes the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad and brings the Minuteman’s more than 50 years of service to a close. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force illustrations.)
April 9, 2022 - Inspiring scenes of the reenactment of the First Muster in Salem, Massachusetts ... marking its 385th anniversary. The history of the National Guard began on December 13, 1636, when the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ordered the organization of the Colony’s militia companies into three regiments. The first muster of the East Regiment took place in Salem. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photos by Master Sgt. Jim Greenhill) The energetic, entertaining Hot Rods & High Heels family-friendly show's talented cast ... transports you back to a time when poodle skirts and soda shops were all the rage. (Image created by USA Patriotism!)April 8, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard members of Sector Houston-Galveston stand with Robert C. Moore after he was presented a Certificate of Merit at Sector Houston-Galveston in Houston, Texas for his heroics. Moore jumped into the water to assist a motorist in distress after witnessing a vehicle drive off the Lynchburg Ferry landing and into the Houston Ship Channel in Baytown, Texas on December. 31, 2021. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera.)March 25, 2022 - Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Sergio Nava looks at the rugged terrain along the U.S./Mexico border in the Sanderson Border Patrol Station's Area of Responsibility within the Big Bend National Park, where migrants risk severe and fatal injury potential. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Greg L. Davis.)March 25, 2022 - A reminding view of Big Bend National Park's imposing austere canyon terrain carved by the Rio Grande River in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Sanderson, Texas area of responsibility at an overlook with the river below flowing beyond the horizon along the U.S./Mexico border. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Greg L. Davis.)April 5, 2022 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and its U.S. Air Force partner recently completed a second free flight test of the Lockheed Martin version of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). Artist concept illustration and information provided by DARPA that is part of the U.S. Department of Defense.Scenes of U.S. and Royal Marines conducting exercises during Northern Viking 22 at various Iceland locations in March and April 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photos by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Yvonna Guyette and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Thompson.)April 4, 2022 - U.S. Army Spc. Kaylie Demitraszek, a combat medic specialist assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery (HHB), 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division feels for a placement to conduct a tracheostomy to the casualty as fellow soldiers provide assistance during the combat casualty care scenario at Torun, Poland. Medical simulation provides the most realistic and practical training for acute trauma and medical scenarios. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Gabriel Rivera.)April 17, 2022 - Kids of parents with U.S. Navy Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) Ikego Housing Detachment have a fun time on Easter Sunday participating in an egg hunt, face painting and balloon animals. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conner Houghtaling.)April 18, 2022 - Historical reenactments at Concord and Lexington, Massachusetts during the state's Patriots' Day ... a special annual state holiday commemorating the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War between local militia and British Regulars on April 19, 1775. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air force photo by Mark Herlihy.)
April 1, 2022 - Middle schoolers participate in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo Challenge at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina with Furman middle school students taking first-place. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Destani K. Matheny.)April 8, 2022 - U.S. Space Force Capt Samuel Lauda, Officer in Charge of Operations for 4th Space Operations Squadron, Mobile Operations Flight. Leads the security convoy during a routine training exercise at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force Photo by Lekendrick Stallworth.)April 14, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro crew members prepare to disembark after conducting a boarding of South Korean-flagged fishing vessel Dong Won in the South Pacific, southwest of the Howland/Baker Islands, as part of Operation Blue Pacific. Munro’s deployment aims to counter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and strengthen relationships to enhance maritime sovereignty and security throughout the Indo-Pacific. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn.)In the early morning hours of April 12, 1981, NASA launched is first Space Transportation System, or space shuttle, mission, carrying astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen into orbit. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo.)A scenic overlook view of the Klamath River flowing into the Pacific Ocean in the North Coast region of California, completing its watery path through the Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. Activities include fishing, bird watching and walking along the beach. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)Scenes of patriotic entertainers performing during the Veteran Show at the Clay Cooper Theatre during 2021 Veterans Week at Branson, Missouri. The show especially honors Vietnam Era Veterans who proudly deserved the respect and appreciation of their combat service upon returning from Vietnam like fellow veterans of World War II and other wars. (Image and associated photos by USA Patriotism!)April 20, 2022 - Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper helicopters with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) fly near the USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), a Zumwalt-class destroyer while  observing the area, during a training mission off the coast of Camp Pendleton, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Samuel Ruiz.)April 23, 2022 - New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers with the 2-113th Infantry Battalion, Bravo Charlie company conduct support by fire training exercises using the M240L weapon system at a range, in Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by PFC Seth Cohen.)April 27, 2022 - A rocky shore view of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) departing Naval Station Mayport Paul Ignatius in Florida to its new homeport Naval Station Rota in Spain. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juel Foster.)April 26, 2022 - U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jay Capper, 731st Airlift Squadron pilot, handles the controls on a virtual reality simulator (VRS) during the annual modular airborne firefighting system training at Gowen Field, Idaho. The VRS was designed to recreate conditions pilots experience real during aerial firefighting scenarios when they’re called to fight wildfires. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Norton)
April 17, 2022 - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying National Reconnaissance Office mission (NROL-85) launches from Space Launch Complex-4 East with sunrise near the horizon at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. NROL-85 is the first NRO mission to reuse a SpaceX rocket booster, and is the second Falcon 9 launch procured through the National Security Space Launch (NSSL) contract to launch from the Western Range. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo Michael Peterson, Space Launch Delta 30 Public Affairs.)April 28, 2022 - Personnel at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, New Jersey and their families participate in National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day to learn about recruit training, our local units, and visit on-base monuments. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Kearney.)Scenic beauty of the infant Snake River calmly flowing in its rocky bed bordered by nature's greenery with the Teton Range majestically towering in the background under the clear blue sky from Schwabacher Landing, a few miles south of Snake River Overlook in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)May 2, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Manny, the mascot of Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego, runs through a pugil sticks arena; bayonet assault course; tests the durability of a bayonet assault course obstacle; and, relaxes while Marine ready on MCRD San Diego. Manny is named after Sgt. Johnny R. Manuelito, one of the ‘original 29’ Navajo Code Talkers. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher A. Madero.)May 3, 2022 - A U.S. Army M1A2 SEPv2 Abrams tank crew, assigned to the "Panther Battalion," 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, fires a Multi-Purpose Anti-Tank round downrange during the 2022 Sullivan Cup Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Duke Edwards.)May 4, 2022 - Sailors participate in a foreign object debris walkdown on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jack Hoppe.)May 6, 2022 - Four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the U.S. Air Force demonstration squadron, known as the “Thunderbirds,” take flight in a rehearsal for the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The demonstration team was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, in 1953. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran.)May 2, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans aircrew stands in front of a recently arrived MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. The aircrew flew the MH-60 around the city of New Orleans as part of its first flight as an Air Station New Orleans asset. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague)May 3, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, fire the M240B machine gun weapons system on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. The 7th Comm. Bn. FEX is designed to evaluate and preserve combat readiness and familiarization of weapons systems. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Marcos A. Alvarado.)While the Duttons Show is a must see whenever visiting Branson, Missouri ... its Christmas show is a special entertaining experience as was the case during Branson Veterans Week on November 8, 2021. (Photos and collage image by USA Patriotism!)
../../images/places/st-mary_lake960a.jpgMay 11, 2022 - U.S. Army Sgt. Warren Bolden with the 131st Military Working Dog Detachment, Combined Military Working Dog Detachment - Europe, holds a Soldier down on the ground at the Rheinlander Club, Baumholder, Germany for the 2022 International Working Dog Competition. The dog and handler were given a patrolling scenario where they were graded on how well they reacted to a series of different variables on the course. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Katelyn Myers.)May 12, 2022 - An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Vigilantes” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Javier Reyes.)May 4, 2022 - U.S. Air Force operators with the 492nd Special Operations Wing conduct a free-fall jump mission out of the back of an MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 27th Special Operations Wing during an Emerald Warrior 22.1 mission over Eglin Range, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Harrison Winchell.)May 5, 2022 - Law enforcement crews from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans (WPC-1110) and Coast Guard Cutter Campbell(WPG-32) crews stop a grossly overloaded, unsafe vessel in the Windward Passage approximately 20 miles south of Turks and Caicos off Haiti's coast. The Haitians were repatriated to Haiti. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Campbell.)May 3, 2022 - A FBI police honor guard proudly walks outside with the annual Blue Mass in Washington, D.C. A Blue Mass is celebrated annually throughout the United States in the Catholic Church for those employed in public safety (law enforcement and first responders). The color blue relates to the blue-colored uniforms predominantly used by these services. (Federal Bureau of Investigation courtesy photo)A scenic view from Diamond Peak (7,968 feet) with one of its prominent rock outcrops overlooking the hills below carpeted with nature's green to the horizon. Diamond Peak, located in Lassen Volcanic National Park, is named for the quartz crystals trapped in its andesite rock. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)May 15, 2022 - A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), patrols Polish airspace as a part of NATO's Enhanced Air Policing. 2nd MAW units are deployed to enhance NATO's capabilities in Eastern Europe at the invitation of the host nation. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Henke.)May 16, 2022 - U.S. Army Green Berets with 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) train in maritime operations alongside Naval Special Warfare, Special Boat Team 22 and the 238th Air Special Operations Squadron during exercise Southern Strike 22 in Gulfport, Mississippi. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by 1st Special Forces Group, Airborne with alteration for security purposes.)May 18, 2022 - World War II era Merchant Mariners display their Congressional Gold Medals at the U.S. Capital during a ceremony honoring them and all WWII Merchant Mariners who put their lives on the line for their country, braving German and Japanese submarines in their Liberty Ships, as they delivered critical supplies for service members serving in the European and Pacific theaters. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Bill Mesta.)
May 20, 2022 - U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. William D. Betts, commander of the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, renders a salute during the playing of taps, in remembrance of the fallen, at the closing ceremony for Police Week, hosted by the 378th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Patrick Evenson.)U.S. Coast Guard 295-foot Tall Ship Barque Eagle and flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard approaches the dock at Maurice Ferre Park upon arrival to Miami, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson.)May 17, 2022 - Members of the 460th Security Forces Squadron with military working dogs (MWDs) ruck march down a road in honor of National Police Week at Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shaun Combs.)Branson’s two-time “Female Entertainer of the Year,” Dalena Ditto has a new must see show, Country Evolution, with a talented award-winning band, “The Boys”, that is all about ... performing Country Music hits from many of the great ones ... as was the case during Branson 2021 Veterans Week. (Photo and Image by USA Patriotism! by USA Patriotism!The Mandan and Hidatsa peoples, among whom the Expedition spent the winter of 1804-1805, lived in permanent villages of well-constructed earth lodge dwellings ... like the one at Knife River National Historic Site (NHS) along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)May 23, 2022 - Recruits with Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, conduct swim qualification on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. The recruits must complete a 25 meter swim, high dive, tread water, pack swim, and shed gear each with certain time constraints to pass swim qualification. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Michelle Brudnicki.)May 26, 2022 - Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), along with service members from the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Coast Guard, place U.S. flags at every gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Flags-In, Arlington, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery.)May 27, 2022 - A pride inspiring scene of Sgt. 1st Class Houston Creech of the U.S. Army Parachute Team with waving Old Glory before landing on to the beach in Miami, Florida during a demonstration parachute jump. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Megan Hackett.)May 28, 2022 – Crewmembers attached to the U.S. Navy Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) stand at attention on deck during its commissioning ceremony in Groton, Connecticut. SSN 793, the third U.S Navy ship launched with the name Oregon and first in more than a century, is a flexible, multi-mission platform designed to carry out the seven core competencies of the submarine force: anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; delivery of special operations forces; strike warfare; irregular warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and mine warfare. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten.)Memorial Day - Remember and Honor (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense graphic and photo.)
May 29, 2022 - U.S. Air Force 422nd Security Forces Squadron Defenders prepare to perform a 21-gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Brookwood American Military (BAM) Cemetery, England. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jennifer Zima.)May 30, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds a Memorial Day ceremony with an honor guard carrying the colors at the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial on base in Cape May, New Jersey. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo.)Scenes of nature and an historical must see within the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos.)June 01, 2022 – Marines assigned to Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF 51/5) completed the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) black belt culminating event aboard Naval Support Activity, Bahrain. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Benjamin McDonald.)June 3, 2022 - Scenes of a ceremony honoring the pathfinders with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division who landed in Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, France along with thousands of fellow paratroopers who landed in other other areas of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944 (78 years ago). The the pathfinders were the very first to jump in. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk.)May 31, 2022 - Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto transit in formation with allied European ships in support of NATO-led activity Neptune Shield 22 in the Adriatic Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Crayton Agnew)On June 6, 1944, weather conditions finally allowed Operation Overlord (known as D-Day) to proceed with the largest amphibious invasion in the history of warfare with the Allies using over 5,000 ships and landing craft to bring more than 160,000 American, British and Canadian troops along with 13,000 aircraft to storm 50 miles of Normandy's fiercely defended five beaches in northern France ... whose heroic efforts achieved a critical turning point in World War II ... resulting in allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control and its eventual surrender in 1945. The D-Day causalities for both sides were significant with 4,414 Allied troops killed and over 9,000 wounded or missing ... along with 4,000-9,000 German troops killed. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense public domain photos by U.S. military servicemembers.A must entertainment experience in Branson, Missouri ... is the talent rich Presleys' Country Jubilee show with great country music performances and gut wrenching humor that ends with the audience giving them a deserving standing ovation ... as was the case on a very enjoyable November 2021 night during the city's annual Veterans Week, the largest tribute to military veterans in the USA. (Photos and Image by USA Patriotism!)May 17, 2022 - Tactical Air Control Party (TCAP) specialists from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron, Oklahoma Air National Guard, conduct fast rope insertion and extraction system (FRIES) training from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter attached to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment, Arkansas National Guard, at Razorback Range near Ft. Smith, Arkansas. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photos by Tech. Sgt. Brigette Waltermire.)The picturesque, fisherman's delight Lone Pine Lake is located on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park near the town of Grand Lake. It is accessible from the East Inlet Trail with scenic views of the East Inlet valley, steep cliffs, radiant aspen trees, water flowing over smooth rock, wildflowers, and soaring mountain peaks. Then there is the must see rock island in the southwest section of the lake decorated with several trees. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)
June 7, 2022 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry sails alongside the Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel Mizuho during the joint counter-narcotics SAPPHIRE 2022 exercise off Guam. SAPPHIRE stands for ... Solid Alliance for Peace and Prosperity with Humanity and Integrity on the Rule-of-Law Based Engagement. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam.)May 30, 2022 - U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, delivers a Memorial Day speech at the Lompoc Cemetery, California as veterans and other visitors listen intently. Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, commemorates the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in their service to the United States. (Image created by USA Patriotism! fromU.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Rocio Romo.)May 26, 2022 - Border Patrol Agents with the Big Bend Sector Honor Guard present their service's colors with Old Glory along with one of them holding a ceremonial rifle during the Border Patrol's 98th Anniversary celebration at Alpine Border Patrol Station. The anniversary's celebration also included a cake-cutting and retired Border Patrol Patrol Agents in Charge, as honored guests. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Greg L. Davis.)June 9, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 2d Marines are focused ready as they conduct a squad patrol in a forest environment during Exercise Shinka at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Scott Aubuchon.)Flag Day, also called National Flag Day, honors Old Glory, the national flag of the United States of America that is observed annually on June 14. The holiday commemorates the Second Continental Congress’s adoption of the first U.S. national flag on June 14, 1777.Scenes of U.S. Army leaders and soldiers proudly celebrating their military service's 247th Birthday. (Collage created by USA Patriotism! from photos associated with the respective U.S. Army photos.)A trip to Silver Salmon Creek on Lake Clark's Cook Inlet coast within Lake Clark National Park offers outstanding bear viewing as the scenes of brown bear siblings enjoy eating salmon on the beach with their mother nearby ready to protect and a lonely male grazing in the sedge meadows illustrate along with sport fishing opportunities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos by J. Kramer and K. Lewandowski.)June 16, 2022 - USS Constitution gets underway in Boston Harbor in honor of Vietnam War Veterans. The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration works to thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, their families, domestic supporters, and American allies who contributed to the war effort. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alec Kramer.)June 7, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II flies over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona in association with the A-10 demonstration team preparing for an airshow at Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario, Canada. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force by Airman 1st Class Paige Weldon.)June 6, 2022 - U.S. Space Force Col. Matthew Holston, Space Delta 8 commander, left, and Lt. Col. Jason Sanders, 10th Space Operations Squadron commander, right, reveal the 10 SOPS sign for the first time at the 10 SOPS activation ceremony at Point Mugu, California. (U.S. Space Force photo by SrA Daniel Sanchez)
Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the emancipation of slaves by President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation during the Civil War in 1862 ... with it officially becoming a federal holiday on June 17, 2021 ... giving it national recognition. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from graphic by U.S. Army Sgt. Eliezer Melendez.)June 17, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis' (WMEC 910) crew offloads more than $99 million in illegal narcotics at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno.)June 8. 2022 - Defense Supply Center Columbus Environmental Division Chief Nicole Goicochea guides children in the process of planting a cilantro plant at the DSCC Columbus’ Child Development Center. Seven pre-K classes participated in the planting day but all classes at the center tend to the garden each year. The garden is a joint partnership with the DSCC Environmental Division and is in its sixth season.(Photo by Shannon Mormon, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime)June 17, 2022 - Cpl. Monica Pomales, a crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 773 Detachment A, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, from Deerfield Beach, Florida, conducts live-fire shooting drills in a UH-1Y Venom during exercise Gunslinger 22 at Smoky Hill Range, Kansas. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Intriago.)A stunning view of an uprooted, vibrant Ponderosa Pine on a cliff's edge overlooking the spectacular scenic beauty of the Bryce Canyon below and beyond. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Peter Densmore.)June 21, 2022 - Georgia Army National Guard Infantrymen with the Lawrenceville-based Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, conduct urban attack training during Exportable Combat Training Capabilities (XCTC) Exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia. The XCTC exercise includes approximately 4,400 brigade personnel throughout Georgia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army Sgt. Tori Miller.)June 23, 2022 - Loved ones happily wait to greet their returning sailors onboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) as it nears the dock at Naval Station Norfolk after a scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. Gravely was deployed as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Nathan T. Beard.)Country Music Legends and Hall of Fame inductees ... The Oak Ridge Boys (L-R) Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban ... showcase their amazing harmony singing one of their country music hits during their show in Branson, Missouri at the Mansion Theatre on Veterans Day ... November 11, 2021. (Photo and Image by USA Patriotism!)June 23, 2022 - The MQ-9 Reaper Aircraft assigned to U.S. Air National Guard 163d Attack Wing completes autonomous landing after its mission in support of Operation Rhino Strike on San Clemente Island, California. The MQ-9 was rapidly maintained, refueled, rearmed then redeployed by a small number of Airmen with the 163d Attack Wing in support of Operation Rhino Strike. The goal of the exercise was to enhance the Agile Combat Employment (ACE) and Multi-Capable Airman (MCA) concept. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Pagan)June 17, 2022 - A Falcon 9 rocket carrying 53 of SpaceX’s Starlink broadband satellites launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. This launch is the 13th flight for the Falcon 9 first stage booster, which has also launched GPS III-3, Turksat 5A, and Transporter-2. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti.)
Views of the Andrew Jackson monument at the center of Jackson Square, a 2.5-acre National Historic Landmark, and the flowing Mississippi River (below) just a short distance away in the popular New Orleans French Quarter. Jackson Square attracts over 2 million visitors and locals each year with many enjoying other local things to do including a riverboat cruise and the National WWII Museum. (Image and Photos by USA Patriotism!)June 28, 2022 - U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 2/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, disembark from an MV-22B Osprey during a helicopter raid training exercise on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. The training exercise consisted of Marines taking control of a known location to establish a Forward Arming and Refueling Point. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Manuel Alvarado.)June 28, 2022 - U.S. Soldiers assigned to Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, conquer the weaver obstacle at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr obstacle course in Germany. The training at the obstacle course is designed to improve physical fitness and build teamwork. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Gertrud Zach.)July 1, 2022 - Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) New Student Indoctrination (NSI) midshipman candidates receive instruction from an NSI staff member and then receive haircuts during arrival at Recruit Training Command (RTC). Upon completion of NSI, the candidates will start their freshman year of the NROTC program at colleges and universities nationwide this fall. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Byron C. Linder.)June 30, 2022 - A gold U.S. Air Force F-16A Falcon from the Iowa Air National Guard is on the ramp in Sioux City, Iowa. The jet is painted with commemorative anniversary paint scheme that replicates the unit’s 50th anniversary gold jet as it appeared in 1996. The 2022 redesign of the 185th Air Refueling Wing static display was unveiled as the Air Force celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot.)Independence Day honors the United States of America's birthday that was founded with ... the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. (Image created by USA Patriotism!)July 4, 2022 - USS Constitution underway in Boston Harbor with "Old Glory" waving proudly aboard in celebration of Independence Day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alec Kramer.)Four U.S. Army soldiers received the Medal of Honor from President Joe Biden during a ceremony at the White House on July 5, 2022. The Army veterans honored for their heroic actions during the Vietnam War are ... retired Maj. John Duffy, Staff Sgt. Edward Kaneshiro, former Spc. 5 Dwight Birdwell and former Spc. 5 Dennis Fujii. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army courtesy graphics.)A beautiful scenic view of the Florissant Valley and Pike's Peak mountain range from the top of one of the Twin Rocks (left) within the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in central Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos.)June 23, 2022 - Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond and Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Roger A. Towberman salute the colors during a basic military training graduation ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The ceremony marked a milestone as the first BMT graduation to include all-Guardian flights, taught by Guardian military training instructors, using Space Force specific curriculum. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Ethan Johnson.)
July 4, 2022 - The Over the Horizon (OTH) cutter boat crew assigned to the Famous-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Mohawk (WMEC 913) conducts boat operations with personnel assigned to a Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team (TACLET) in the Atlantic Ocean. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Fontenette.)April 19, 2022 - ICE deportation officers arrest a naturalized citizen for a felony and criminal sale of a controlled substance. These convictions make him amenable to removal. Public safety priority was the basis of his arrest. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement courtesy photo.)June 20-21, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 2d Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division, conduct an amphibious infiltration during Exercise Caribbean Coastal Warrior in Savaneta, Aruba. This bilateral training exercise allows 2d Recon to expand its knowledge and proficiency when operating in littoral and coastal regions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Ryan Ramsammy.)July 8, 2022 - U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and Finnish soldiers assigned to the Guard Jaeger Regiment fire each other's organic weapon systems at Huovinrinne, Finland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew Greenwood.)July 12, 2022 – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) depart Pearl Harbor to begin the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Melissa K. Russell and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aiko Bongolan.)July 12, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 335th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron conducts an aerial refueling during an agile combat employment exercise with U.S. Central Command regional partners within the U.S. Air Forces Central (AFCENT) area of responsibility. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Sullivan.)A must see spectacular view of Boulder Basin with boat docks along the near coast of Lake Mead that is decorated by rustic, brown mountains within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Boulder Basin is the large, open part of Lake Mead just north of Hoover Dam. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Andrew Cattoir.)uly 6, 2022 - A Coast Guard Station Key West law enforcementcrew comes across a migrant vessel about three miles south of Key West, Florida with those aboard repatriated to Cuba on July 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Key West)July 8, 2022 - Supervisory BP Agent Shane Smith meets with Birmingham Police at the City of Birmingham Emergency Operations Center at The World Games in Birmingham, Alabama to discuss security of the 3,600 world-class athletes from more than 100 countries competing and the attending spectators through July 17, 2022. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Robert Brisley)July 15, 2022 - (Top Image) U.S. Marines with Recruit Training Regiment, Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego, salute the colors during a graduation ceremony for India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. (Bottom Image) U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Ryan Campbell, left salutes his proud father U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Campbell after India Company's graduation ceremony. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Cristian G. Torres.)
July 15, 2022 - Soldiers from the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment, 44th Brigade Combat Team, dash to their positions to provide perimeter security after dismounting a UH-60 (Blackhawk) helicopter during the eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercise at Fort Drum, New York. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Bruce Daddis.)July 18, 2022 - F/A-18E Super Hornets attached to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 conduct carrier-based air strike and strike force escort missions along with battle group and intelligence collection operations from the only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) at an undisclosed location in the South China Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gray Gibson.)July 12, 2022 - An amazing view of the earth from the cockpit of U.S. Air Force Col. Cameron "GLOVER" Dadgar, Nevada Test and Training Range commander as he flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range during a Red Flag 22-3 mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Rufus.)A visitor stands at the edge of one the Badlands National Park's canyons ... viewing the rugged beauty of its striking geologic deposits that contain one of the world’s richest fossil beds, which includes ancient horses and rhinos that once roamed here in southwestern South Dakota. (Photo and Image by USA Patriotism!)July 1, 2022 - An Atlas V rocket carrying two satellite payloads for the USSF-12 mission launches from Space Launch Complex (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Atlas V will deliver the payload directly to the geosynchronous orbit approximately 22,000 miles above the equator. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Joshua Conti.)July 14, 2022 - (Left to right) U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Neathery, Senegalese Navy Lt. Papa Ousmane Sylla, and U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Caitlyn hold a sea turtle after rescuing it from a fishing net in the Atlantic Ocean. The rescue occurred during the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk's scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of operations ... employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., allied, and partner interests. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Fontenette.)July 11, 2022 - The sun's glint beams off the Coral Sea northeast of Australia as the International Space Station (ISS) orbits 264 miles above with a pair of its main solar arrays and a radiator in the right foreground. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo.)July 21, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher Thola, a flight operations specialist with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, raises his right hand to re-enlist at Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial Park, San Diego, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sarah Marshall.)July 24, 2022 - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 102nd Cavalry Regiment, 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New Jersey Army National Guard, fire mortars on a range during a Mortar live-fire training exercise as part of the eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercise on at Ft. Drum, New York. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Pfc. Seth Cohen.)July 22, 2022 - The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), pulls in to Changi Naval Base, Singapore for a scheduled port visit. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Matthew R. White.)
A spectacular view of the red-tinted Cedar Mesa Sandstone Needles in Chesler Park within the Canyonlands National Park in the heart of southeast Utah's high desert with trails that offer many opportunities for long day hikes and overnight trips by foot trails and four-wheel-drive roads. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Emily Ogden.)July 27, 2022 - A Minnesota Air National Guard 148th Fighter Wing Airman hugs his happy, teary-eyed kids upon return from an approximately four month aviation deployment with fellow Airmen at Duluth Air National Guard Base, Minnesota. While deployed the Wing flew over 700 sorties, totaling more than 4,400 flight hours in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Kapustka.)July 26, 2022 - Space operators worked through notional scenarios threatening the space domain during the Global Sentinel 2022 (GS22) capstone event at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. The event is collaborative and provides participants from25 allied and partner nations the opportunity to organize into their own Space Operations Centers to practice plans, response mechanisms and recovery tactics. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman.)July 23, 2022 - Marie Goff, a U.S. Coast Guard SPARs veteran, displays her plaque with members of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan color guard team during a celebration at her home in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Goff celebrated her 100th birthday and Coast Guard members from Sector Lake Michigan visited to present gifts and thank her for her service and legacy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Sector Lake Michigan.)July 26, 2022 - A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Cobra helicopter approaches the out of scene flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during flight operations at an undisclosed location in the East China Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Desmond Parks.)July 27, 2022 - U.S. Army Pvt. Jaron Musselman, a cavalry scout with the 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducts a reconnaissance patrol with fellow cavalry scouts as part of the multinational-training exercise, Vigilant Fox, held at Niinisalo, Finland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Agustín Montañez.)July 14, 2022 - USS Port Royal (CG-73) homecoming after being deployed since January 2022. Families welcomed sailors with signs and hugs at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Brianna McLaughlin.)July 27, 2022 - U.S. Air Force T-38 Talons conduct a formation flyover high above the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals match between the Republic and the Kansas City Sporting in Sacramento, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Frederick A. Brown.)The Great Falls (also known as 'Big Falls') just below the Ryan Dam near Great Falls, Montana created by the Missouri, River ... is part of the Great Falls Portage National Historic Landmark, commemorating Lewis and Clark's 18-mile overland portage around it and the four other falls of the Missouri River in the heat of the Montana summer of 1805 from June 13 to July 13. The men did so by building two crude wagons that carried the boats, equipment, and supplies around the Falls. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)July 27, 2022 - Ghost Robotics Quadruped Unmanned Ground Vehicles (Q-UGV) in front of Old Glory during a demonstration at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Q-UGV effectively demonstrated how manual and repetitive tasks can be automated using ground-based robots. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Samuel Becker.)
August 4, 2022 - A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Security Response Team (MSRT) conducts a boarding exercise and apprehends their target during Operation Nanook. An MSRT unit embedded with USCGC Bear (WMEC 901) for Operation Nanook to showcase specialized Coast Guard law enforcement capabilities to partner nations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Abban.)July 29, 2022 - Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen search from a helicopter to render flood relief efforts in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky in late-July 2022. Their mission consists of supporting Soldier movement, joint support transport, delivery of emergency supplies, and surveying flooded areas looking for Kentucky survivors. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photos by Sgt. Jesse Elbouab.)August 6, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael E. Langley is ceremonially promoted by his family, including his proud Air Force veteran father Willie C. Langley, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. Gen. Langley, who was officially promoted by Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David Berger Langley, began his career in the Marine Corps as an artillery officer in 1985 and is the first Black Marine to be promoted to the rank of General. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Karis Mattingly.)July 20, 2022 - Riley Fitzwater, a scout in Troop 713, provided a wooden receptacle for the collection of worn flags to Christopher Ruff, the museum curator, where it was placed inside near the entrance to the 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum on Fort Bragg in Building C-6841. Members of Troop 713 gathered to assisted him with the construction of the receptacle. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Brian Bird, Fort Bragg Garrison Public Affairs.)August 9, 2022 - A F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 lands on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Philippine Sea. The Royal Maces conduct carrier-based air strike and strike force escort missions, as well as ship, battle group, and intelligence collection operations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gray Gibson.)August 11, 2022 - More than 500 Airmen assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron graduated from Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Brig. Gen. Brenda P. Cartier, Director of Operations and Communications, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, reviewed the ceremony. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Daniel Cruz.)A stunning view of the Painted Hills coated with sunlight as storm clouds approach from behind within the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Oregon. The dynamic colors of the hills appear to change color depending on the weather and time of day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Scott Ritner.)Scenes of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the U.S. Space Force’s Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit 6 missile warning satellite being moved into position on August 2, 2022 and launch into orbit on August 4, 2022 at Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photos by Joshua Conti.)August 7, 2022 - A U.S. Coast Guard honor guard with Training Center Cape May, New Jersey present the colors as officers render a salute during a Sunset Parade on base to honor the Coast Guard’s 232nd birthday and recognize regional operational commands. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Christian Lower.)August 13, 2022 - Rifle bearing recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, march to chow with encouragement from their drill instructor on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Ryan Hageali.)
August 17, 2022 - U.S. Army Spc. Kyle Romer, representing the 20th CBRNE squad, runs safety perimeter, while waiting on medical evacuation simulation during FORSCOM (Forces Command) Best Squad Competition 2022 at the Fort Hood MSTC (Medical Simulation Training Center). Nine of the Army’s most formidable squads compete for the title of “Best Squad” during head-to-head competition involving multiple combat related activities during a five day period in August. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Kyler Hembree.)August 16, 2022 - A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter, attached to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46, performs tactical maneuvers above the Atlantic Ocean in association with George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Flight Operations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Samuel Wagner.)August 17, 2022 - U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron jump from the back of a C-130J Super Hercules for over-water personnel recovery operations during Exercise Pacific Angel, near Kuantan Air Base, Malaysia. The objective was to reach a Rigging Alternate Method Boat, or RAMB, which is a deflated Combat Rubber Raiding Craft that can be dropped by parachute into the water and inflated upon landing. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Roth.)August 9, 2022 - U.S. Space Force guardians say farewell to their military working horses at a ceremony on Vandenberg Space Force Base in association with the military working horse program being retired. The horse will be adopted by families or placed elsewhere to enjoy the next phase of their lives. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kadielle Shaw.)August 11, 2022 - August 11, 2022 - Members on the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 45-foot Response Boat Medium view the 154-foot Sentinel-class fast response cutter USCGC Frederick Hatch in the brilliant blue waters of Tumon Bay along Guam during the annual SAREX, a search and rescue exercise. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir.)A spectacular scenic view from colorful Fireweed on Crescent Lake's beach shore with the water reflecting the mountains on along the opposite shore lines and beyond within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Warren Hill.)August 22, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jacqulyn Miller, left, and Lance Cpl. Clifton Hodges, both landing support specialists with Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 22, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, post security with LCpl. Hodges trigger ready in support of a detail establishing defensive positions during a 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) field exercise on Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachary Zephir.)August 22, 2022 - Pfc. Lazaro Pino, an Army combat medic specialist assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division drags a SKED to the finish line during the physical fitness assessment part of the Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) Testing at Wilderness Readiness Complex in Fort Carson, Colorado. After finishing fifteen burpees, fifteen rowers and 400 meters run; Pino finished strong with the last event - a 50 meter SKED drag finishing under five minutes and 30 seconds. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Scyrrus Corregidor.)August 9, 2022 – U.S. Navy officers, assigned to the "Wallbangers" Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 117, and their waiting loved ones have a heartfelt time reuniting following the officers seven-month deployment to U.S. 3rd Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of operations with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Ensign Drew Verbis and Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Knotts.)August 24, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force F-16CJ Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 79th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, starts its flight mission in the Saudi Arabia sky shortly after taking off from Prince Sultan Air Base. The 79th EFS projects combat airpower across AFCENT’s area of responsibility, supporting personnel, improving force movement, and showing U.S. and partner nations resolve in the region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Noah J. Tancer.)
U.S. Space Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan L. Thornton, 5th Space Control Squadron flight chief, squeezes the trigger of his custom built rifle during a shooting competition at Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex, Colorado Springs, Colorado on February 12, 2022. Being a left handed shooter, Thornton built his own custom rifle to enter competitions, as commercial rifles were not readily available. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Fontenot.)August 23, 2022 - The Sentinel-class fast response cutter USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrives in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for a port visit following the cutter's crew conducting a patrol in parts of the Coral Sea, including the Solomon Islands and PNG Exclusive Economic Zones. The U.S. Coast Guard is on a routine deployment in Oceania as part of Operation Blue Pacific, working alongside Allies, building maritime domain awareness, and sharing best practices with partner nation navies and coast guards. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Col. Karl Wethe.)A rustic nature's view of the Painted Desert to the horizon in the north portion of the Petrified Forest National Park. The Painted Desert is known for its brilliant and varied colors that include the more common red rock with shades of lavender. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Stuart Holmes.)ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) deportation officers and Special Response Team (SRT) operators climb stairs to the suspected home of a wanted MS-13 gang member and walk the arrested individual down the stairs during Operation Crosscheck on June 7, 2022 in Manassas, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement courtesy photos.)August 27, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Ground Combat Element, Marine Rotational Force-Darwin 22, hold security from a trench during exercise Predator's Run 22 at Mount Bundey Training Area, NT, Australia. Predator's Run 22 is a multinational exercise that simulates littoral combined arms maneuver in a large-scale force-on-force environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cameron Hermanet.)August 31, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers with 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) conduct a Salute to the Nation flag formation showcasing  state-by-state pride in serving their beloved USA on Division Hill at Fort Drum Garrison. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Michael Strasser, Fort Drum Garrison Public Affairs.)September 2, 2022 – The USS San Juan (SSN 751) transits the Thames River as the ship returns from routine operations to Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Juan and crew operate under Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) TWELVE and its primary mission is to provide attack submarines that are ready, willing, and able to meet the unique challenges of undersea combat and deployed operations in unforgiving environments across the globe. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten.)August 23, 2022 - Tech. Sgt. Alexander Graves, an Air Force Global Strike Command Det. 7 special missions aviator, helps steady an Airman and a litter with a fellow airman as they are hosted to the 413th Flight Test Squadron’s UH-1 Huey during a casualty extraction at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The 413th FLTS, the Air Force’s only rotary wing developmental test unit, provided an extra bit of realism to the tactical air control party Airmen’s extraction training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr., 96th Test Wing Public Affairs)Celebrating Labor Day and America's Workers (Image created by USA Patriotism!)August 31, 2022 - The Honor Guard team members at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California salute the flag during a Retreat ceremony. The Retreat ceremony serves a twofold purpose ... It signals the end of the official duty day and serves as a ceremony for paying respect to the flag.the end of the official duty day and serves as a ceremony for paying respect to the flag. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman.)
A stunning overlook view of the popular rugged Enderts Beach as the rolling waves of the Pacific Ocean come ashore on the watery edge of the Redwood National and State Parks located 5.5 miles south of Crescent City, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by John Chao.)August 30, 2022 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous (WMEC 627) crew offloads approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $3 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann.)September 7, 2022 - U.S. Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon perform during the opening ceremony for Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover Baltimore, Maryland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Annika Moody.)September 7, 2022 - A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment prepares to land during an airborne operation onto Hohenfels Drop Zone at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany as part of Exercise Saber Junction 22. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photograph by Sgt. Luke Michalski.)"Let US Never Forget ... September 11, 2001 when nearly 3,000 innocents died and over 25,000 injuries occurred from the terrorist attacks ... along with the brave, dedicated efforts from the first responders, law enforcement, and troops to rescue survivors, and recover the fallen ... and ... their continued efforts to end the terrorist scourge and protect our beloved USA!" David Bancroft, USA Patriotism! founderSeptember 8, 2022 - Future Sailors from the Baltimore area fold the ensign aboard the historic ship USS Constellation after reciting the oath of enlistment administered by Rear Adm. Nancy Lacore, Commandant, Naval District Washington during Maryland Fleet Week and Flyover Baltimore. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by MC3 Maurice Brown and MC1 Diana Quinlan.)September 9, 2022 - U.S. Air Force airmen at Hill Air Force Base, Utah conduct a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony that includes Honor Guard members posting the colors, ringing the bell, playing taps, and rendering salutes for the nearly 3,000 people killed by the  terrorists on September 11, 2001 ... one of the darkest days in U.S. history. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Cynthia Griggs.)Copeland Falls bordered by the nature rich forest in the Wild Basin area on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park, south of Estes Park. From the Wild Basin trailhead, visitors will stroll along the St. Vrain river as it winds through the spectacular Wild Basin towards Upper and Lower Copeland Falls that is just a short .25 mile walk away from the trailhead. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)September 7, 2022 - A member of the USCG Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) New Orleans prepares to moor up at the Navy Operational Support Center Baltimore after a security patrol for Baltimore Fleet week. A MSST is a counter-terrorism team of the United States Coast Guard established to protect local maritime assets. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves.)August 21, 2022 - NASA T-38s fly in formation above the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on Launch Pad 39B. The SLS and Orion spacecraft for the Artemis I mission were scheduled for launch by August 29, 2022 until several fuel leaks caused a delay for latter in 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photo by Astronaut Andrew Morgan Josh Valcarce from a NASA T-38 aircraft.)
Students attending a FBI Teen Academy during August 2022 learn about criminal investigations including fingerprinting techniques and alternate light sources role. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from FBI courtesy photos.)September 8, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Walter Hix, a crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 773, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, in support of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force UNITAS LXIII, fires a M134 GAU-17 minigun, while conducting a close air support drill as part of exercise UNITAS LXIII at Santa Cruz Air Force Base, Rio De Janeiro. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan L. Gonzalez.)September 9, 2022 - A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment provides perimeter security with a vehicle mounted Mk19 automatic 40mm grenade launcher during an airborne operation onto Bayonet Drop Zone at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, as part of Exercise Saber Junction 22. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photograph by Staff Sgt. John Yountz.)September 19, 2022 - An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, takes off from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during combined operations with the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), and the Italian Orizzonte-class destroyer ITS Caio Duilio (D 554) in the Adriatic Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christine Montgomery.)September 18, 2022 - The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" perform an aerial demonstration with one aircraft upside down above another with their tails nearly touching during the Joint Base Andrews (JBA) 2022 Air & Space Expo at JBA, Maryland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill.)A beautiful eye-catching scene of Mammoth Hot Springs' rustic, white terraces steaming from its hydrothermal feature with mountains in the background under a partly cloudy blue sky. (Photo by USA Patriotism!)September 20, 2022 - Two Guardians of the 216th Space Control Squadron (SPCS) set up antennas as part of a ‘Honey Badger System’ during BLACK SKIES 22 at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. The 216 SPCS specializes in electromagnetic warfare and is participating in the Space Training and Readiness Command’s (STARCOM) BLACK SKIES 22, along with numerous other units spanning from California to Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Luke Kitterman.)September 16, 2022 - A Coast Guard Recruit Color Guard presents the colors during the graduation ceremony of recruit company P-202, following basic training completion at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, New Jersey. Training Center Cape May staff members look forward to continuing the Coast Guard’s Long Blue Line of developing fleet-ready women and men, who are eagerly ready to make a difference in our Coast Guard. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Christian Lower.)August 16, 2022 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Aircraft Search Team (AST) at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport Queens, New York inspect aircraft compartments and vacated passenger areas. The AST members are trained to locate any illegal substances which may have been hidden onboard by passengers or employees; as well as, identifying mechanical irregularities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photos by Jaime Rodriguez Sr.)September 21, 2022 - Rifle ready U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Nathan Coakley with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, disembarks a Swedish Combat Boat 90 during exercise Archipelago Endeavor 22 (AE22), at Berga Naval Base, Sweden. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin.)
September 22, 2022 - A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade fires a M240 machine gun during a combined arms live-fire exercise on a maneuver range at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger.)September 24, 2022 - A F/A-18 Fighter jet with U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 fly over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during flight operations above the Adriatic Sea, Sept. 24, 2022. CVW-7 is the offensive air and strike component of Carrier Strike Group 10, George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Porsha Thompson.)September 15, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron flies over the cloud covered Pacific Ocean in support of Exercise Southern Beach. Bilateral training builds trusting relationships among foreign and domestic forces and ensures the 18th Wing and host-nation allies are able to come together to effectively respond to demanding scenarios. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Roth.)A stunning scenic close up view from below the rushing Kings Creek Falls with trees lining it above under the clear blue sky in Lassen Volcanic National Park ... home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)September 27, 2022 - A color guard stands at attention behind the statue of Medal of Honor Recipient Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Munro on the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May parade field during a remembrance ceremony on the 80th anniversary of Munro’s extraordinary heroic actions at Guadalcanal. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Christian Lower.)September 30, 2022 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) air crews respond to affected areas along Florida's coast after Hurricane Ian made landfall. Crews are ready with hoist-capable aircraft to assist anyone in need of emergency extraction. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photos by Ozzy Trevino.)September 28, 2022 - U.S. Marines with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA AW) 533 transport an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile and load it on a F/A-18D Hornet aircraft that then prepares to takeoff at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Gabriel Durand.)October 2, 2022 - A member of the cadre for the Army’s first-ever Best Squad competition takes aim with a camouflaged rifle on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The Army Best Squad Competition tests Soldiers on their individual and collective ability to adapt-to and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-readiness events, evaluating their physical and mental endurance, technical and tactical abilities, and basic warrior skills under stress and extreme fatigue. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Cody L. Hopkins.)September 9, 2022 - Sailors assigned to various Naval Special Warfare (NSW) commands operate a Diver Propulsion Device with water waving Old Glory attached during high-altitude dive training. NSW is the nation’s premiere maritime special operations force that extends the Fleet and Joint Force’s reach for collection and lethality, delivers all domain options to undermine our enemies’ confidence, and strengthens diplomatic leverage. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex Perlman.)October 4, 2022 - Members of the 202nd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE) Squadron, Florida Air National Guard, clear roads in St. James City, Pine Island, Florida in response to Hurricane Ian.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Jacob Hancock.)
A scenic fall color view of the reddish sandstone Courthouse Towers and its trailhead under a partly cloudy bright blue sky in the Arches National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Neal Herbert.)September 24, 2002 - Team Vandenberg launched a National Reconnaissance Office satellite (NROL-91) aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex-6. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tiarra Sibley.)September 30, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard personnel from the Gulf, Atlantic, and Pacific Strike teams transfer over 30 residents of Sanibel Island, Florida to the mainland so they can seek shelter and resources after Hurricane Ian. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gabriel Wisdom.)FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Pennsylvania and Ohio Task Force 1 teams conduct search and rescue operations with dogs in Fort Myers and Matlacha Isles, Florida on October 2 and 4, 2022 after Hurricane Ian. The third scene shows a Hurricane Ian survivor hugging Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who returns a hug of comfort during his visit to Matlacha Isles on October 4, 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from FEMA photos by Jocelyn Augustino.)October 7, 2022 - U.S. Marines with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego Color Guard present the colors as Lima Company recruits salute at attention during their graduation ceremony at MCRD. Graduation took place at the completion of the 13-week transformation, which included training for drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills, and Marine Corps customs and traditions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin.)October 8, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade prepare an AH-64 Apache helicopter to ready it for transport throughout southwest Asia on Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait about 39 miles away from the border of Iraq. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Bolding.)October 9, 2022 – A MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (Reinforced) takes off from the flight deck aboard amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA 7). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart.)A nature's view of a calm flowing section of the Jacks Fork River that along most of its46.4 miles is one of the wildest and most scenic of all Missouri Ozark streams with its clear waters roaring down the valley surrounded by steep walls and massive cliffs. A tributary of the Current River and part of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways ... it is a popular recreation destination for canoeists and kayakers.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)October 12, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 90th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flies alongside two Polish F-16s in formation during the NATO Air Shielding media day, at Łask Air Base, Poland. The Raptors uphold the Air Shielding mission alongside Polish F-16s and Italian Eurofighter Typhoons. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Danielle Sukhlall.)October 13, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) patrols off the coast of Haiti. The U.S. Coast Guard is one part of a whole-of-government approach to assist the Haitian government with security and stability throughout Haiti through the deterrence and prevention of dangerous, irregular maritime migration. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo.)
October 14, 2022 - Families explore Fire Station 531 during Fire Prevention Week on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia with the kids enjoying the experience. MCB Quantico Fire and Emergency Services fostered community relations by inviting families to tour the fire station to gain a better understanding of duties performed on the job and promote fire safety to the younger generation. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Joaquin Dela Torre.)October 13, 2022 - A U.S. Army soldier, assigned to Palehorse Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, prepares to catch a PD-100 Black Hornet Nano Drone during a situational training exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger, Training Support Activity Europe.)October 16, 2022 - A F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143, lands aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the NATO-led vigilance activity Neptune Strike 22.2 (NEST 22.2) in the Adriatic Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacqueline Pitts.)October 19, 2022 - U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Darrick Goodman and A1C Logan Delehanty, 374th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, cover a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldier assigned to the 34th Infantry Regiment during a combined arms attack exercise for Exercise Guard and Protect 2022 (GP22) at Yokota Air Base, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe.)Hikers standing at the edge of a mountain summit experience a captivating dynamic view of the Mentasta Mountains and valley that includes the extremely difficult multi-day Skookum Volcano to Rambler Mine Route and river decorated with nature's beautiful colors under the bright blue partly cloudy sky within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)October 16, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists in a patrol boat secure a safety zone for the Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival boat race in Madisonville, Louisiana. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is made up of men and women who volunteer to keep the boating public safe. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gabriel Wisdom.)October 19, 2022 - As wind blown Old Glory flies under the cloudy sky, crews work to cleanup sand scattered further inland from the Fort Myers Beach shoreline during powerful Hurricane Ian's destructive path. The collected sand will be used to build back the seawall. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from FEMA photos by Jocelyn Augustino.)October 20, 2022 - A captivating overlapping image collage of U.S. Marine mortarmen with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, as they load and fire a mortar in the early night during a field exercise  at Range 800 on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Earik Barton.)October 20, 2022 - U.S. Soldiers with Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment live-fire targets with a machine gun at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA), Germany. 2nd Cavalry Regiment provides V Corps, America’s forward-deployed corps in Europe, with combat-credible forces capable of rapid deployment throughout the European theater to defend the NATO alliance.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ryan Parr.)October 24, 2022 - Aviation Ordinanceman Airman Uziel Rodriguez, assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), fires an M2A1 machine gun during a live-fire exercise in the Adriatic Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Curtis Burdick.)
October 24, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, takes off in support of a Bomber Task Force Mission at Andersen AFB, Guam. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Yosselin Campos.)October 19, 2022 - Drill instructors from all U.S. military service branches observe U.S. Coast Guard training during the 2022 Drill Instructor Summit as part of the Council on USCG Recruit Basic Training in Cape May, New Jersey. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo.)Buck Hollow Overlook within the Shenandoah National Park ... faces east-northeast from an elevation of 2,710 feet with a stunning autumn scenic look at the fog coated mountains to the horizon. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Neal Lewis.)October 27, 2022 - U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting, commander Space Operations Command (SpOC), and CMSgt. Jacob Simmons, senior enlisted leader of SpOC, placed their Headquarters Space Operations uniform patches and written notes to future Guardians into the SpOC time capsule in celebration of the command's 2nd anniversary at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Amber K. Whittington.)October 5, 2022 - Agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) per an issued warrant ... conduct an Organized Retail Crime (ORC) search at an undisclosed retail location in Chicago, Illinois. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photos by Erica Knight.)October 28, 2022 - Children of Marines participate in the combat fitness test during Kid’s Warrior Day on U.S. Marine Corps Camp Foster at Okinawa, Japan. Kids Warrior Day is an event that gives the opportunity for military children to experience the service requirements their parents needed to pass in order to be U.S. Marines. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher D. Thompson.)November 1, 2022 - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), 4th Air Support Operations Group Operating Location Alpha and the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, carry a casualty from a helicopter during medevac training in Romania. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Malcolm Cohens-Ashley.)November 2, 2022 - Guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) sails in the Red Sea during its deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. Kelly Harris.)October 19, 2022 - The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs their routine during the Joint Services Drill Exhibition at the Lincoln Memorial Plaza with the Washington Monument in the background at Washington, D.C. The Honor Guard Drill Team’s mission is to promote the Air Force mission by showcasing drill performances at public and military venues to recruit, retain and inspire Airmen. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Jason Treffry.)October 26, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Chayce Faulkner, a boatswain mate at Station Mayport, Florida, fires a M240b machine gun 9 miles offshore Ponte Vedra Beach. Faulkner is a qualified tactical coxswain who must maintain qualifications on all required firearms. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno.)
One of the many beautiful, breathtaking scenic views from the engineering marvel ... Going-To-The-Sun Road along its 50-mile mountainous route within Glacier National Park in Montana ... that is available once snow, ice covered conditions are no longer present, which can extend into late-May. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Tim Rains.)November 2, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Hector Plancarte, left, and Lance Cpl. Zachery Morgan, right, both a satellite transmissions system operator with 7th Communication Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, post security during a basic skills test at Combat Town, Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bridgette Rodriguez.)November 4, 2022 - NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard associated with NASA’s Artemis I mission is seen atop a mobile launcher at Launch Complex 39B, after being rolled out to the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a launch of the uncrewed flight test targeted for November 14th. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photo by Joel Kowsky.)November 7, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers assigned to C Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fire a M777A2 Howitzer during a Table XV Battery Certification live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger.)November 8, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael McWilliams, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Logistics Group, cuts a birthday cake for 2nd MLG Marines and Sailors at the French Creek 303 Mess Hall during its celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps 247th birthday on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jessica J. Mazzamuto.)The official birthday of the United States Marine Corps is November 10, 1775 ... that honors the Corps' proud past, traditions, ideals, and ... all the brave ones now serving and those before them during the service’s distinguished history. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps graphic)Veterans Day - November 11th (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy graphic by Luke Lamborn.)November 9, 2022 - An EA-18G Growler, attached to the Shadowhawks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141, takes off from the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), in the Philippine Sea. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Timothy Dimal.)November 11, 2022 - U.S. Air Force Honor Guard members from RAF Mildenhall conduct the firing of volleys in honor of the buried heroes at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Cambridge, England on Veterans Day. 3,811 U.S. servicemen, women and civilians rest at the cemetery, having paid the ultimate price in defense of freedom. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason W. Cochran.)A stunning view of a blue tinted glacier blanketed with snow and clouds as it edges downward through a mountain pass in Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)A stunning view of a blue tinted glacier blanketed with snow and clouds as it edges downward through a mountain pass in Glacier Bay National Park and Reserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)
November 8, 2022 - U.S. Space Force Maj. Gen. Shawn Bratton, Commander of Space Training and Readiness Command, observes a demonstration of a holographic device inside the 'Innovation Lab' at the National Security Space Institute - West (NSSI-West) campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Ethan Johnson.)November 11, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps veterans salute the Colors presented by members of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May (New Jersey) recruit ceremonial honor guard as other recruits stand at attention during a Veterans Day ceremony on base at the enlisted memorial. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Timothy Tamargo.)November 16, 2022 - NASA’s Space Launch System rocket carrying the Orion spacecraft launches on the Artemis I flight test from at 1:47 a.m. EST from Launch Pad 39B from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s Artemis I mission is the first integrated flight test of the agency’s deep space exploration systems ... the Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and ground systems. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photos by Joel Kowsky.)November 16, 2022 - U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 2d Marines combat train in heavily wooded terrain during Keen Sword 23 at Tsutara, Japan. The training is associated with defending Japan against foreign aggression. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Scott Aubuchon.)November 14, 2022 - U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a brigade-level live-fire exercise during a Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) rotation 23-02 on Fort Polk, Louisiana. The live-fire exercise was conducted alongside Dutch and Japanese allies at JRTC with missions including breaching/clearing buildings and calling for fire. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Sgt. Jacob Moir.)November 16, 2022 - A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Warlords" ofHelicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 conducts flight operations near Mount Fuji, Japan during a flight exercise. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rafael Avelar.)November 17, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force 44th Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle flies over the cloud covered Pacific Ocean during bilateral exercise Keen Sword 23 (KS23) between the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Forces to enhance interoperability and readiness. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Roth.)A captivating snow coated winter sunset view of the Island In The Sky mesa that rests on sheer sandstone cliffs over 1,000 feet above the surrounding terrain in the Canyonlands National Park. Every overlook offers a different perspective on Canyonlands' spectacular landscape. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Kait Thomas.)November 17, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard cutter small boat crews rescue and ferry 217 people from an overloaded, unsafe Haitian sailing vessel to Cutter Escanaba in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas. The people were then transferred to Bahamian authorities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Cutter Escanaba's creew.)USA Patriotism! wishes fellow Americans a safe and happy Thanksgiving ... as you celebrate it with loved ones ... in your own special way! (Image created by USA Patriotism!)
November 2, 2022 - Scenes in Tulsa, Oklahoma of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Tulsa law enforcement officers arresting individuals involved in a national network of thieves, dealers, and processors for their roles in conspiracies involving stolen catalytic converters sold to a metal refinery for tens of millions of dollars. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Homeland Security Investigations' photos.)A captivating, informative illustration depicting three different models of NASA's solar-powered Mars helicopter. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA graphic by NASA/JPL-Caltech on November 14, 2022.)November 21, 2022 - A rifle ready U.S. Marine with the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, posts security at two locations and makes a watery approach in an austere environment during a limited scale raid on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Manuel Alvarado.)A U.S. Army soldier assigned to Chaos Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division (3-1 ABCT) operationally controlled by the 1st Infantry Division (1 ID), engages a simulated target together with a M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during the Bull Run live-fire exercise in Bemowo Piskie, Poland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Foster.)A U.S. Army soldier assigned to Chaos Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division (3-1 ABCT) operationally controlled by the 1st Infantry Division (1 ID), engages a simulated target together with a M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during the Bull Run live-fire exercise in Bemowo Piskie, Poland. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Foster.)November 26, 2022 - The crew of the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (GRF / CVN 78) man the rails as the ship returns to Naval Station Norfolk following the inaugural deployment with the Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Adkins.)At 14,259 feet, Longs Peak towers above all other summits in Rocky Mountain National Park ... and is the first to get the sun's rays on any clear blue sky day before the sunlight slowly coats other mountains down to shadow free valleys and plains. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)November 17, 2022 - A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, graces the partly cloudy sky with white trails from its wings shortly after taking off at Andersen AFB, Guam in support of a Bomber Task Force mission. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hannah Malone.)November 30, 2022 - Free ticket lottery winners enjoy the holiday season activities at the 100th National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C. with the White House. The event included remarks by President Joe Biden. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Secret Service photo by Tia Dufour.)November 21, 2022 - The orbiting International Space Station (ISS) flies 270 miles above the southern Pacific Ocean with its fine-tuned robotic hand, the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM), also known as Dextre, attached to the U.S. Destiny laboratory module. Dextre is part of the station's Mobile Servicing System, also comprised of the Canadarm2 robotic arm and the Mobile Base System, provided by the Canadian Space Agency. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA’s Johnson Space Center photo by Nicole Mann.)December 2, 2022 - U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, raise their right hand during the Oath of Allegiance aboard the Battleship USS North Carolina ... proudly becoming U.S. citizens. The eighteen Marines were from fifteen countries located on five different continents. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Noah Seal.)
December 2, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers assigned to Lighting Troop Platoon, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, conduct combat training in a Stryker armored vehicle during Operation Dark Wolf at Hohenfels, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Alejandro Carrasquel.)December 4, 2022 - Benjamin Russell High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) Color Guard members proudly lead the City of Dadeville, AL Christmas Parade. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by James Stockman.)The image shows the USS Arizona Memorial and the battered battleship starting to sink during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Department of Defense / Navy photos.)Dynamic scenes of Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world erupting for the first time since 1984. The eruption began in Mokuʻāweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, around 11:30 p.m. HST on November 27, 2022. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Geological Survey photos by Matt Patrick, F. Trusdell, and L. Gallant.)December 6, 2022 - Santa interacts with a very happy little boy during a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Travis Air Force Base, California. Families at Travis AFB gathered for a Christmas tree lighting, music from Band of the Golden West and a visit from Santa Claus. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Chustine Minoda.)December 8, 2022 - A captivating view from the International Space Station (ISS) of the Full Moon as it nears setting below Earth's horizon. The ISS was orbiting 269 miles above the southern Indian Ocean at the time. Also, the Orion vehicle on the Artemis I mission was about 207,200 miles from Earth and 180,400 miles from the Moon, cruising at 1,415 mph. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA photo taken from the International Space Station.)Dec. 7, 2022 - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brandon Ashworth, a squad leader with 1st Battalion, 2d Marines, applies camouflage face paint during Stand-in Force Exercise (SiF-EX) on Okinawa, Japan. This exercise serves as a rehearsal for rapidly projecting combat power in defense of allies and partners in the region. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jennifer Andrade.)December 11, 2022 - Family Pass Holders lay wreaths at their military loved ones' gravesites associated with the 31st Wreaths Across America Event at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), Arlington, Virginia that occurs on December 17th. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery.)December 9, 2022 - A trigger ready U.S. Army soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), scopes his weapon nested protectively next to a large tree trunk as he lies on the ground while conducting a blank firing iteration during a combined arms maneuver live-fire exercise (CAMLFEX) at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Malcolm Cohens-Ashley.)December 12, 2022 - Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Bryce Batiancela, assigned to the "Chargers" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 Detachment 3 attached to hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), monitors the helicopter's distance from the ship during flight operations off the coast of Jeremie, Haiti. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Juel Foster.)
December 10, 2022 - Happy Aristotle Preparatory Academy students visit with Santa during during Operation Santa Claus in Charlotte, North Carolina. The annual event is provided by the North Carolina Air National Guard Chapter 7 organization in an attempt to bring cheer and foster a positive relationship with the local community. (North Carolina Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Laura Montgomery)December 12, 2022 - A scenic view of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) at a fuel moor before sunset during a one-night logistics stop in Sydney, Australia before continuing to its Antarctica destination in support of Operation Deep Freeze. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney.)A captivating sunlit scene showing freshly snow coated Rockchuck Peak, Mt. St. John, and Symmetry Spire behind nature reflecting String Lake and its unique crossing bridge in Grand Teton National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)December 15, 2022 - Kids enjoying time with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the holiday season 'Winter Bash' at the Quantico Base Library on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. Families and children of all ages also enjoyed celebrating other holiday activities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Joaquin Dela Torre.)December 17, 2022 - A boy, U.S. Marine, and two girls along with nearly 30,000 more dedicated, proud volunteers, including other service members, place 257,000 wreaths at every gravesite, columbarium court column, and niche wall column at Arlington National Cemetery during the 31st Wreaths Across America Day. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery.)December 17, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a combined arms maneuver live-fire exercise (CAMLFEX) at the snow covered Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Malcolm Cohens-Ashley.)December 17, 2022 - Santa Claus greets the crowd during a U.S. Navy Band holiday concert at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington. D.C. The annual event celebrated the Navy and the holidays and featured footage from Sailors deployed around the world. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Master Chief Musician Adam Grimm.)December 20, 2022 - Santa Claus waves to out of scene kids and military service members from a fire truck during the annual holiday parade at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Residents and service members from across the base also participated in the other enjoyable holiday festivities. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U..S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Essence Myric.)December 20, 2022 - A Coast Guard crew member and his family happily together again for the holiday season at the pier in North Charleston, South Carolina after the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) returned from a 94-day deployment. The Hamilton was deployed in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe - Africa area of operations in support of the U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard.)December 15, 2022 - Gunny Claus, commanding officer of the 1st Reindeer Division, Tactical Sled Group, holds a happy waving little boy during a Christmas party for Headquarters Battalion, 2d Marine Division, on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. For the last seven years, the mission of the 1st Reindeer Division has been to coordinate with volunteers to bring the magic of the holidays to Marines and their families. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isabella R. Mancini.)
May God Bless our beloved USA and fellow Americans on Christmas ... as each celebrates it in their own way ... with best wishes for this coming year! (Image created by USA Patriotism!)The snow covered Denali mountain summit radiates a captivating scenic alpenglow view from a camp area near trees miles away. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)December 24, 2022 - U.S. Army soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team open Christmas stockings and read Christmas cards written by elementary students during their deployment in northeastern Syria. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Capt. David Kennedy.)December 26, 2022 - Captivating take off and landing scenes by F/A-18E Super Hornets during flight operations aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by MC2 Specialist 2nd Class Justin McTaggart.)December 27, 2022 - A crew chief with the 127th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS), Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, directs an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft to the flight line for take-off. The AMXS ensures mission-capable aircraft are available to support the 107th Fighter Squadron for deployments, training exercises, and contingency operations in support of Air Force missions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photo by David Kujawa.)December 25, 2022 - The USSF Space Launch Delta 30 Honor Guard presents the colors prior to a Los Angeles Rams home game in Inglewood, California on Christmas Day. This is the first time Vandenberg has presented the colors at a professional sports event since it became a U.S. Space Force base in 2021. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Quijas.)December 25-28, 2022 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) transits through pack ice in the Southern (Antarctica) Ocean as crewmembers look out across the ice dotted by penguins. Polar Star is en route to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, a joint service, inter-agency support operation for the National Science Foundation, which manages the United States Antarctic Program. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney.)