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USA Patriotism! wishes all Americans a wonderful, successful, and healthy 2019 ... with special best wishes for our beloved country's brave, honorable troops and first responders! (Image created by USA Patriotism!)The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10), transits the Chukchi Sea in the Arctic during late-December 2020. The 44-year-old heavy icebreaker is underway to project power and support national security objectives throughout Alaskan waters and into the Arctic, including along the Maritime Boundary Line between the United States and Russia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Cynthia Oldham.)The Yorktown Battlefield is part of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia. It was the final major battle of the American Revolutionary War in 1781 and where British General Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington. (Image created by USA Patriotism! with U.S. National Park Service photos.)December 30, 2020 - The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and 25th Infantry Division Artillery units worked alongside sister force, the U.S. Marine Corps, in an exercise called Operation Wardog Kila for a joint live-fire exercise at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster.)December 23, 2020 - A U.S. Marines Corps color guard with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 18 present the colors to Lt. Col. Kwabena K. Gyimah, the commanding officer of MWCS-18, during a unit re-designation and activation ceremony at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gerardo W. Cano)December 30 , 2020 - A U.S. Army solider with 25th Combat Aviation Brigade prepares to fire his rifle during Operation Wardog Kila at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster)January 1, 2021 - U.S. Navy Lt. Joseph Bayo operates as arresting gear officer as an F/A-18F Super Hornet, from the "Fighting Redcocks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22, approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to provide close-air support to Operation Octave Quartz (OOQ). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Elliot Schaudt)Fireworks brighten the clear night sky at the top of Pikes Peak as seen from an Air Force Thunderbird Jet display at the U.S. Air Force Academy a few minutes past midnight on January 1, 2021 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force Academy by photo Trevor Cokley.)December 27, 2020 - Crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) guide a U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to land on the Stone’s flight deck off the coast of Florida. The helicopter crew performed multiple training operations with the crew of the Stone. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower)The scenes of Fort McHenry ... now a National Monument and Historic Shrine (FOMC) ... should remind all Americans of its valiant defense during the Battle of Baltimore on September 13-14, 1814 ... that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that became the U.S. national anthem. The fort's history holds many other stories too ... from the Civil War to World War II. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos by Fort McHenry NMHS staff.)
January 4, 2021 - Recruits with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, conduct heavy lifting log drills at U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Drill instructors motivated the recruits to push themselves to get the most out of their workout. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Brooke C. Woods.)January 9, 2021 - Soldiers with U.S. Army 40th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conduct an obstacle course during a Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development (NCOPD) session near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. NCOPD allows senior NCO's to discuss their experiences with subordinate leaders. 2ABCT is deployed to southwest Asia in support of Operation Spartan Shield. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Michael West.)January 11, 2021 - The Virginia-class submarine USS North Dakota (SSN 784) arrives at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut with the sailors being greeted by happy family members. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten.)January 8, 2020 - U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 493rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit attaches an air intercept missile to an F-15C Eagle during the quarterly load crew competition at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The performance of each load crew is meticulously graded by an evaluator and points are deducted for technical, reliability and proficiency errors. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte.)January 14, 2021 - A crewmember of Coast Guard Cutter Resolute (WMEC-620) greets his tail wagging dog after departing the ship upon its return from a 42-day patrol in the Caribbean. Resolute rescued 110 migrants who were repatriated back to Cap Haitian, Haiti, and conducted numerous at-sea transfers of contraband and detainees with other U.S. Coast Guard and Navy surface assets ensuring timely disposition of numerous cases. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez)The border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas is completed on January 5, 2021 ... as its final section is added with Old Glory proudly on it. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from photo by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs - Visual Communications Division.)A spectacular view of the sunlit High Peaks of Pinnacles National Park under the clear blue sky from the 6.4 mile loop High Peaks Trail located near Paicines, California. The popular year-round accessible trail is recommended for experienced hikers. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Beth Hudick.)The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., an African-American clergyman, is considered a great American because of his tireless efforts to win civil rights for all people through nonviolent means. Since his assassination in 1968, memorial services have marked his birthday on January 15. In 1986, that day was replaced by the third Monday of January, which was declared a national holiday. (Image with the American flag background created by USA Patriotism!)January 14-15, 2020 - Recruits with Hotel Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion take on the Crucible at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. The activities shown in the collage are Marines conducting martial arts techniques and a variety of obstacles. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Tyler Hlava.)At least 25,000 U.S. National Guard soldiers and airmen conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and district authorities leading up and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air National Guard photos by Sgt. 1st Class R.J. Lannom Jr. and Staff Sgt. Bryan Myhr.)
anuary 21, 2021 - Joe Biden takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts ... becoming the 46th President of the United States. (Image created by USA Patriotism!)January 14, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) fires its 'Old Glory' Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise portion of Exercise Atlas Handshake in the Atlantic Ocean. Porter, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its ninth patrol in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor.)January 6, 2021 - U.S. Air Force military working dog handlers Sergeant Angel Trejo and Sergeant Colton Grimm interact with their dogs as they sniff search for a hidden explosive aid during training at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Handlers train their dogs to detect the odor and presence of explosives to prepare them for force protection and anti-terrorism operations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Goldblum.)January 21, 2021 - The commissioning crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) stands proudly on the ship's decks at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Virginia shortly after it was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton.)Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on Cockspur Island between Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia. It preserves Fort Pulaski after the Confederate Army surrendered it during the Civil War to the Union Army due to its successful testing of rifled cannon in 1862, as shown in the bottom scene viewed from the south. The cannon barrage success rendered brick fortifications obsolete. Fort Pulaski was also used as a prisoner-of-war camp.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photos.)January 22, 2021 - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Anthony Depalma, an anti-tank missileman with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fires a Javelin Man-Portable Anti-Tank Missile with fellow Marines observing at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan. Marines honed their tactical skills during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for Fuji Viper 21.2. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Savannah Mesimer.)January 20, 2021 - Spc. Jarrod Thomas (top right) and Cpl. Dalton Palmer (top left), both Snipers with 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conduct a two-man sniper team mission during a movement, cover, and concealment training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas. Bottom scenes ... Spc. Jarrod Thomas (left) scopes in on an enemy and Cpl. Dalton Palmer (right) looks to spot the enemy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Sgt. Calab Franklin.)January 22, 2021 – Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Nieshia Sledge, assigned to the security department on U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia, recites the oath of reenlistment with Capt. R. Wade Blizzard, the commanding officer of NSF Diego Garcia, during a reenlistment ceremony. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mariterese Merrique.)January 17, 2021 - A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress flies over an undisclosed location of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility during a bomber task force mission. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Taylor Harrison.)January 24, 2021 - A Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceX's Transporter-1 payload launches from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Falcon 9 carried 143 spacecraft into orbit, marking a new global record for the most spacecraft launched at once. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Space Force photo by Guardian First Class Thomas Sjoberg.)
The powerful new Deep Space Station 56 antenna has been added to the NASA Space Communications and Navigation’s Deep Space Network, which connects NASA to the space robots exploring our solar system. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA/JPL-Caltech courtesy photo.)January 26, 2020 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) crew prepares to moor at their homeport in Kittery, Maine after conducting 28 at-sea law enforcement boardings and responding to three search and rescue cases resulting in nine lives saved during their 58-day patrol. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick)January 31, 2021 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews assigned to Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Miami Air and Marine Branch patrol the airspace over Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida in advance of Super Bowl LV. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from CBP photo by Jerry Glaser.)Majestic aerial view of Lower Twin Lake nestled behind the rust colored Neacola Mountainsin the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by T. Vaughn.)January 28, 2021 - U.S. Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct a helicopter raid on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Cody Rowe.)February. 1, 2021 - U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct an airborne operation after exiting a U.S. Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at Frida Drop Zone, Pordenone, Italy with snow covered mountains in the background. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo.)February 4, 2021 - A Naval Submarine Base New London harbor patrol boat participates in a small boat attack drill in support of Exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2021. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tristan B. Lotz.)January 28, 2021 - Defenders with the U.S. Air Force 736th Security Forces Squadron conduct urban-combat during Pacific Defender 21-1 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amir R. Young.)February 4, 2021 - The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) and a Navy P-8 Poseidon aircrew search for a missing mariner off Guam. The mariner attempted to swim to a nearby fishing vessel from the fishing vessel Miyamaru No. 18. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball courtesy photo.)A steaming view of the Devils Kitchen hydrothermal area with Hot Springs Creek flowing through it at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Devil's Kitchen is full of fumaroles and mudpots. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service.)
February 4, 2021 - U.S. Marines assigned to 3d Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division, fire a M777A2 155mm Howitzer during Artillery Relocation Training Program 20.4 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon.)January 28, 2021 - NASA Astronaut Victor Glover works to ready the International Space Station's port-side truss structure for future solar array upgrades during his first spacewalk. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo.)February 9, 2021 - The Idaho National Guard hosted a memorial in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jesse Anderson, Chief Warrant Officer 3 George “Geoff” Laubhan and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Peltzer. The three pilots were killed on February 2, 2021 when their UH-60 Black Hawk crashed outside of Boise, Idaho. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Guard photos by Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur and Thomas Alvarez.)February 8, 2021 - DARPA's LongShot program, which is developing an air-launched unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with the ability to employ multiple air-to-air weapons is in its preliminary Phase I design work. The objective is to develop a novel UAV that can significantly extend engagement ranges, increase mission effectiveness, and reduce the risk to manned aircraft. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from artist's illustrated concept of LongShot UAV courtesy of DARPA.)February 11, 2021 - U.S. Army paratroopers from C Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment capture an escaping opposing force soldier after a successful attack on the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility in the Donnelly Training Area under cold, snow covered condition in association with Exercise Arctic Warrior 21. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by John Pennell.)February 12, 2021 – U.S. Navy Lt. Travis Boller signals the launch of an an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Warriors” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Faith McCollum.)February 5, 2021 - Two U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 335th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS) prepare to take off at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie.)February 11, 2021 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay, a 140-foot bay-class icebreaking tug, breaks ice on the Hudson River in support of Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters, which is the Coast Guard's effort to keep waterways clear of ice during the winter months. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Pappaly.)A stunning, awe inspiring view of Denali, North America’s tallest mountain at 20,310 feet, towering above smaller mountains haloed by clouds under the blue sky of Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)February 17, 2021 - A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, participates in a snowmobile night training event in Setermoen, Norway. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick King.)
February 17, 2021 - Vice Adm. Samuel Paparo, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces fires a U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams tank during a visit with U.S. Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by  Staff Sgt. Michael West.)February 4, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka after completing a homeport change from San Diego, Calif., to join U.S. 7th Fleet. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler R. Fraser.)U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagles assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Cope North 21 near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan C. Bevan.)February 18, 2021 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returns to its homeport in Portsmouth, Virginia after conducting a 71-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean waters in support of counter-narcotics operations in the Western Hemisphere to disrupt transnational crime organizations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Wargo.)February 17, 2021 - U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents seize millions of counterfeit N95 masks, preventing them from reaching hospital workers and first responders. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement photos by Charles Reed.)An amazing sunset view of Aquarius Plateau with the stunning Thor formation and nature's other wonderful formations viewed from Sunset Point at Bryce Canyon National Park. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)February 23, 2021 - A U.S. Marine with Kilo Company, Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, provides suppressive fire during a live-fire range under snow cold conditions in Setermoen, Norway. Kilo Company was the second element to conduct the live-fire range in preparation for upcoming company live-fire training. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick King.)February 24, 2021 - A U.S. Army Paratrooper assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, engages pop-up targets with an M240B machine gun alongside his spotter during marksmanship training under Covid-19 prevention conditions at Cao Malnisio Range in Pordenone, Italy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Davide Dalla Massara.)February 26, 2021 - The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulls into San Diego. Nimitz, part of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, returned to Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island after a more than 10-month deployment to U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by MC1 David Mora, MC3 Cheyenne Geletka, and MC3 Class Alison Hummel.)February 25, 2021 - Pararescue Airmen assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron carry a wounded Airman during a simulated rescue mission at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jasmine M. Barnes.)
February 26, 2021  - Coast Guard veteran Marvin Spitzer waves the American flag during his 100th birthday celebration drive-by parade in Boston. Spitzer served as cook at Coast Guard Station Cape Cod Canal from 1943-1944. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Wyrick.)A spectacular, memorable view of the bright snow on top of two glaciers contrasting with the rustic colored mountains they are carving through with many more rugged peaks in the background under the partly cloudy blue sky at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)February 27, 2021 - A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), flies alongside the amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), during a Bab el-Mandeb Strait transit. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin.)March 2, 2021 - A paratrooper from 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (Spartan Brigade) executes a parachute landing fall covered with snow during an airborne operation into Malemute Drop Zone, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Maj. Jason Welch.)March 4, 2021 - U.S. Navy Cmdr. Eric Reeves (blue T-45C Goshawk jet aircraft) relinquishes command of the "Sabrehawks" of Training Squadron (VT) 86 to U.S. Navy Cmdr. George Zintak (red T-45C) during an aerial change of command ceremony above Pensacola, Florida. VT-86 conducts undergraduate strike naval flight officer training for the Navy, Marine Corps, and select international military partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Scott Janik)February 11, 2021 - U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Haines, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, rings the ceremonial bell during a memorial service at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Kadena firefighters held an annual memorial service for a fallen firefighter, Airman 1st Class Derek Kozorosky, who died in 2011. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa.)March 4, 2021 - U.S. Coast Guard Survival Technicians at Air Station Traverse City conduct ice rescue training with a  MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter near Houghton, Michigan. In addition to their well-known duties as rescue swimmers, aviation survival technicians also are experts in maintaining and deploying rescue and survival gear. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson.)A beautiful nature's view of the blue waters of Lake Michigan from the North Bar Lake overlook on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)February 27, 2021 - U.S. Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire a stinger launch simulator from a Mark VI patrol boat during a live-fire exercise in the Philippine Sea. This training event was the first time a stinger launch simulator has been fired from a Mark VI patrol boat. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck.)March 9, 2021 - U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the Dog Company,1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct several combat activities (moving toward an objective, sniper target engagement, rifle ready building entry, and fire a TOW missile) during Eagle Sokol 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, under Covid-19 prevention conditions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Paolo Bovo, TSAE.)
March 09, 2021 - Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Dakota L. Love, a military working dog (MWD) handler, with her MWD Rocky after a training exercise held at the dog kennel onboard Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Rafael Avelar.)March 10, 2021 - USAFA Cadets participate in several of the 12 contests during the 63rd edition of the annual U.S. Air Force Academy’s Wing Open Boxing Championships in Clune Arena. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force Academy photos by Trevor Cokley.)March 10, 2021 - The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloads approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego. The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February representing 10 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by the following Coast Guard and Navy ships. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Brahm.)A dynamic view of Bristlecone pine groves, high up in the mountains of Great Basin National Park under a wondrous starlit night sky. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo by Kelly Carroll.)March 8, 2021 - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Ackernecht with 2d Reconnaissance Battalion (Recon Bn.), 2d Marine Division, fires an M40A6 sniper rifle on range G-21, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 2d Recon Bn. and Dutch Marines with 32nd Raiding Squadron, utilized the range for sniper training during Exercise Caribbean Urban Warrior, a bilateral training evolution which increased interoperability between the two countries in various environments. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons.)March 16, 2021 - U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the Dog Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, treat a simulated casualty as a part of a life saving exercise as part of Eagle Sokol 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia under Covid-19 prevention conditions. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo.)March 16, 2021 - Cmdr. Tin Tran, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Capt. Chase Sargeant, commodore of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, and other crewmembers observe as John S. McCain’s 5-inch gun fires at an unmanned aerial vehicle during a counter unmanned aerial strike training exercise. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy Graham.)March 11, 2021 - U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Turner, Commander, 40th Flight Test Squadron, and Lt. Col. Jacob Lindaman, Commander, 85th Test & Evaluation Squadron, deliver the first F-15EX to its new home station, Eglin AFB, Florida. Squadron aircrews and testers will work together to complete the combined developmental and operational testing simultaneously. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John McRell)March 13, 2021 - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca's crew prepares the ship's 26-foot Over the Horizon small boat to be launched for Living Marine Resources Fisheries boardings at an undisclosed location off the U.S east coast. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Miller.)Nature's beauty abounds as the majestic snow coated Mount Rainier reflects in a small lake at the top of the Tatoosh Range with a clear blue sky above. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)
March 16, 2021 - A camouflaged sniper with 3d Battalion, 3d Marines prepares to fire at a target during exercise Cast Away 21.1 on near Okinawa, Japan. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Nicholas Royer.)March 18, 2021 - U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to Legion Company, 1-503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade live-fire M240 machine guns during long range marksmanship as part of Eagle Pangea in the Italian Army Capo Teulada Major Training Area on the island of Sardinia, Italy. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Elena Baladelli.)March 20, 2021 - The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) fires a rolling airframe missile (RAM) during a live-fire exercise. Ashland is currently assigned to Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Madysson Anne Ritter.)Medal of Honor medals for the Air Force, Army, and Navy / Marines (Image created by USA Patriotism!)March 5, 2021 - U.S. Air Force Academy Gymnastics' Cam Barber performs on the balance beam with Old Glory in the background during a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Dual against San Jose State at the Academy's West Gym in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Air Force defeated San Jose. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Trevor Cokley.)March 23, 2021 - The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro gather in formation behind seized contraband during a drug offload in Alameda, California. Munro is one of four National Security Cutters homeported in Alameda. March 23, 2021 - The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro gather in formation behind seized contraband during a drug offload in Alameda, California. The crew was responsible for nine interdictions, seizing approximately 10,200 pounds of cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon)The majestic iconic Washington Monument is located at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and is walking distance to the White House, Capitol Building, and Supreme Court along with most of the other memorials and many of the museums. (Image created by USA Patriotism! using photos by Carol M. Highsmith, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.)March 17, 2021 - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Danny McDonald proudly stands after receiving the Navy and Marine Corps (NMC) Medal from U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Frank Donovan, the Commanding General of 2d Marine Division, during an award ceremony at Camp Lejeune, NC. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elijah Abernathy.)March 25, 2021- U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173 Airborne Brigade, participate in a live-fire exercise at 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Kevin Sterling Payne.)March 28, 2021 – The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), front, the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), center right, the Indian Navy Shivalik-class guided-missile frigate INS Shivalik (F47), right, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59), sail in formation at an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brandon Richardson.)
March 10, 2021 - A F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico fires an AIM-9M Sidewinder during training and evaluation at Weapons System Evaluation Program-East at Tyndall AFB, Florida. Weapons System Evaluation Programs are held to evaluate air-to-ground and air-to-air weapons systems on behalf of Air Combat Command. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Savanah Bray.)March 25, 2021 - A team from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy took first place at the Sanremo International Institute of Humanitarian Law Competition for Military Academies. The competition is an annual, weeklong event that brings cadets from military academies throughout the world to work together in multinational teams to solve complex problems that arise before, during, and after a simulated armed conflict. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Hunter Medley.) March 17, 2021 - Temporary processing facility in Donna, Texas, safely processes family units and unaccompanied alien children (UACs) encountered and in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. The facility bolsters processing capacity in the RGV while the permanent Centralized Processing Center in McAllen is renovated. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Jaime Rodriguez Sr., PA - VCD.)April 1, 2021 - The artist rendering shows NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft lifting off from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39B for the Artemis I mission ... an uncrewed test flight that will provide a foundation for human deep space exploration. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA graphic/photo by Chad Siwik.)A scenic view of False Klamath Cove from Yurok Loop Trail located in the North Coast region of California, mostly in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park apart from the southern tip ... which is part of Redwood National Park.(Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.)March 31, 2021 - Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 366 maneuver a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter over the desert at Marine Air-Ground Combat Center, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by 2nd Lt. Hudson E. Sadler.)March 27, 2021 - U.S. Army Jungle School Students conduct a waterborne operation on day six of Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC) at East Range, Hawaii. Senior leaders and Soldiers across the U.S. Army attend JOTC in order to familiarize and certify themselves with jungle operation tactics, techniques, and procedures required to fight, win, and survive within any tropical jungle environment. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by 1st Lt. Angelo Mejia.)April 7, 2021 – Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) fly above the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dartañon D. De La Garza.)The Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX Eagle II, was revealed and named during a ceremony on April 7, 2012 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The aircraft will be the first Air Force aircraft to be tested and fielded from beginning to end, through combined developmental and operational tests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)April 7, 2021 - The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 127) and its crew return to homeport in Astoria, Oregon following a 63-day patrol that began in early February. The cutter and crew patrolled off the coast of Mexico and in the vicinity of the United States-Mexico Maritime Boundary Line enforcing international laws and treaties to disrupt illegal narcotics and migrant smuggling. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Cynthia Oldham.)
March 25, 2021 - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Omar Jones IV (center left), commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington; and Medal of Honor Recipients U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brain Thacker (center) and U.S. Navy Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, Jr. (center right) render honors during an Army Full Honors Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in honor of Medal of Honor Day at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser, Arlington National Cemetery.)A scenic view of the Porcelain Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin area, the hottest geyser basin in the Yellowstone National Park. The milky color of the mineral deposited here inspired the naming of Porcelain Basin. The mineral, siliceous sinter, is brought to the surface by hot water and forms a "sheet" over this flat area as the water flows across the ground and the mineral settles out. (Photo by USA Patriotism!)April 10, 2021 - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher Juarez, light armored reconnaissance Marine, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, simulates a tactical combat casualty receiving immediate care during the Motorized Fire and Movement Exercise, a sub event of Integrated Training Exercise 3-21 at MCAGCC, Twentynine Palms, California. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Colton Brownlee.)April 12, 2021 - Sniper teams from across the United States travel to Fort Benning, Georgia, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Sniper Competition ... to identify the best sniper team from around the Army. (Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Markeith Horace, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs.)April 13, 2021 - A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter, attached to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) Squadron 4, conducts a flight maneuver during a live-fire training exercise near Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon. Air Wing Fallon is part of the predeployment training cycle for Navy's carrier air wings. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden)

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