U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Sean Grady and Ace, a military working dog trained to detect improvised explosive devices, provide security during a patrol in the Khan Neshin district of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, April 27, 2012.
A U.S Marine with 1st Platoon, Lima Company, Operating in Nowzad, helmand, Afghanistan 4th-6th December, 2009.
Hey Sergeant, did you lug around the SAW or a 240B?
Early in my career I was carrying the M60E3! Serious old school! Haha! The 240G came out later.
Warrior Wednesday: Lance Cpl. Joseph Nunez from Burbank, Calif., interacts with Viky, a U.S. Marine Corps improvised explosive device detection dog, after searching a compound while conducting counter-insurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 17, 2013. The Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment conducted operations to deter insurgent activity, establish a presence and gather human intelligence.
Photograph by Nicholas Roemmelt
After a heavy thunderstorm, a small pond grants a mirror reflection of a hiker at the Wave, the most famous landform in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona and Utah. Says Nicholas Roemmelt, who submitted this picture to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, it was “a calm and solemn place on a perfect day.”