PACIFIC OCEAN (July 26, 2011) Lt. j.g. Kenyatto Mayes, from San Francisco, instructs Sailors on proper hose team techniques during flight deck drills aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is on a scheduled seven-month deployment in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Walter M. Wayman/Released)
Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment cordon the initial perimeter in response to a simulated unexploded ordnance June 23, 2011, in Southwest Asia. The members of 3-4 ADAR trained alongside Airmen from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing as part of a joint emergency response exercise to ensure the 380th AEW and mission partner readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chance Babin)
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MINA SALMAN, Bahrain (June 21, 2011) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) prepares to moor alongside the Military Sealift Command submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). Bremerton received tender support services from Emory S. Land during the port visit in Bahrain. Bremerton is on a routine deployment operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elizabeth Fray/Released)
A C-17 Globemaster III air delivers bundles of fuel to Forward Operating Base Waza K'wah in the Paktika province of Afghanistan. The fuel was part of an air delivery to help sustain members of Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, whose only means of re-supply is through air delivery. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz)
Senior Airman Justin Emerson anchors a Humvee inside the cargo bay of a C-17 Globemaster III June 13, 2011, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
Airman Emerson is assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Natasha E. Stannard.
French army 1st Lt. Virginie Sandrock, a French analyst officer from Task Force La Fayette, welcomes Afghan women invited to a women’s shura at Forward Operating Base Morales-Frazier, Afghanistan, June 20. (Photo by French army Master Sgt. Isabelle Héliès)
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An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, flies alongside the mountainous and rugged terrain of northeastern Afghanistan May 23. On the verge of assuming responsibility of U.S. aviation operations in Regional Command North, the 1st ACB is already conducting combat missions in support of the coalition's efforts in Afghanistan. Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Armas.
U.S. Army Sgt. Ryan Kennedy and Spc. Douglas Petty radio in possible enemy locations during a patrol in Katalai village in Afghanistan's Khowst province, June 15, 2011. Kennedy and Petty are assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joseph Watson.
Divers swim around a 22-ton engine block off the coast of Bridgetown, Barbados, June 16, 2011, as they participate in Navy Diver-Southern Partnership Station, a multinational engagement to increase interoperability and partner nation capacity through diving operations. The divers are assinged to the Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jayme Pastoric.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Michael P. Edwards pulls the lanyard on a 120-mm mortar system, causing it to fire during a training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 21, 2011. Edwards is assigned to Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment.U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gene Allen Ainsworth III.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. John Dundee, foreground, leads a group of soldiers from the town of Gomerai, back to Combat Outpost Najil in Laghman province, Afghanistan, June 15, 2011. Dundee is a platoon leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff. Sgt Ryan C. Matson.
The home of Ken and Carol Wendt is shown June 17, 2011, near the Pend Oreille River at Cusick, Wash. Forty student candidates and instructors from the 336th Training Group Survival Evasion Resistance Escape School at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., filled roughly 10,000 sandbags in Pend Oreille County, Wash., June 9, 2011, reportedly saving three homes from being flooded. (Courtesy photo)
An F-15E Strike Eagle taxis June 13, 2011, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, after completing the first sortie of the NORTHERN EDGE 2011 exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher Boitz)
A Modular Airborne Firefighting System-equipped C-130J Super Hercules drops water on the Angeles National Forest, Calif., June 8, 2011, during a training exercise.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dave Buttner)