Inilah foto-foto terbaik yang dipilih dari foto yang dirilis Departemen Pertahanan Amerika Serikat akhir Agustus hingga minggu pertama September 2014. Aksi Thundebird hingga operasi dari atas kapal induk George Bush menghiasai foto terbaik pekan ini.
The ThundeMountain Madness 2014 Air Showrbirds Delta Formation pilots perform the Delta Loop maneuver during a practice show in Kalispell, Mont., Aug. 29, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)
Thunderbirds solo pilots perform the Crossover Break Hit maneuver during a practice show in Kalispell, Mont., Aug. 29, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Cameron Rochelle, 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron combat rescue officer, watches for potential threats as his teammates breech a door during a mission rehearsal in an excess structure here Aug. 26, 2014. The event allowed PJs to hone their breaching, clearing, patient care and egress skills. Air Force rescue forces conduct combat search and rescue and personnel recovery operations. Rochelle is deployed from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The 83rd ERQS partnered with Joint Task Force Trailblazer, U.S. Army 2nd Engineer Brigade, to use the structure prior to its scheduled deconstruction. Task Force Trailblazer is currently demolishing 50-70 wooden structures here each week as part of Operation Enduring Freedom retrograde operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Brandon Lingle/Released)
Capt. Erica Stooksbury 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, C-17 Globemaster III pilot, adjusts the cockpit lighting controls as the sun rises after a humanitarian airdrop mission over Amirli, Iraq, Aug. 31, 2014. The two C-17s dropped 79 container delivery system bundles of fresh drinking water totaling 7,513 gallons. In addition, the two U.S. C-130s aircraft dropped 30 bundles totaling 3,032 gallons of fresh drinking water and 7,056 meals ready to eat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)
140829-N-HD510-084 PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 29, 2014) Gunnerâ€™s Mate 2nd Class Ashley Jebens, from Devine, Texas, observes Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Joel Ochoa, from Riverside, Calif., fire an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun from the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)
140903-N-QM905-004 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 3, 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 conducts flight operations aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima is underway conducting amphibious integration exercises. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Shelby Tucker/Released)
140901-N-MW819-066 ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 1, 2014) Sailors prepare to launch an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Bear Aces of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)