By J.G. Noll
Who needs gray when you’ve got camo?
1. A member of US Fleet Forces Band, Norfolk, VA entertains a child in Guatemala.
2. Sometimes shades of camo become shades of green.
3. Corpsmen practice securing a patient to a stretcher at Camp Lejeune.
3. Sailors chip snow and ice from the deck of a ship in the Sea of Japan.
4. Marines practice conducting a visit, board, search, and seizure mission.
5. Sailors practice fire fighting skills on the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
6. A sailor reenlists in the shadow of the USS Blue Ridge.
7. Sailors on the USS Boxer gather for an all-hands call.
8. Marines and Seabees from the US and members of the Royal Cambodian Navy engage in joint training exercises.
9. The German hills are alive with the sight of camo.
10. A Navy recruit learns how to seal her gas mask during fire fighting training.
11. An airman wears Mission Oriented Protetive Posture gear at Yokota Air Base.
12. A soldier and her K9 partner trains at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
13. Soldiers deployed to Dijibouti conduct mortar training.
14. A soldier fires an anti-armor weapon at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin.
15. A soldier simulates being wounded during a mass casualty exercise.
16. Soldiers fire a Javelin Anti-Tank Missile system.
17. Sailors play Jegichagi with Korean students during a community relations events.
18. Soldiers work together to complete an obstacle course at Fort Jackson.
19. A service member dons paint to surround into his green North Carolina surroundings.
20. A National Guard pararescuman rappels during a confined space rescue training session.
21. A physical therapist examines a patient in Sri Lanka.
22. A new recruit begins her military journey.
23. Submariners stand on the USS Illinois at attention.
24. Under a gray sky, sailors work together.
25. Former president George H. W. Bush eats Thanksgiving dinner with troops in 1990.
26. Sailors serving on the USS Iwo Jima stand at attention.
27. A member of the Army Reserve looks out the window of a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle.
28. An airman hugs her child after she picks him up from school.
29. A drill instructor directs her Marines during a platoon inspection at Officer Candidate School.
30. Uniforms are collected and readied to be destroyed at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
31. An officer candidate is corrected by a drill instructor at Marine Corps Base Quantico.
32. Medical students work together to complete field exercise drills at Naval Support Activity Bethesda.
33. A midshipman climbs a structure as part of an obstacle choice during Career Orientation for Midshipmen.
34. A drill instructor ensures uniforms and appearances meet Marine Corps standards.
35. Marines sit on ammo cans while participating in rifle qualifications.
36. Republic of Korea Marine conduct training with members of the US Marine Corps.
37. A Marine scout observer hones his skills under cover and in a ghillie suit.
38. Miss Kansas– a member of the National Guard– shows off her camo at a parade.
39. A member of Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team readies himself fora multi-day operation in Afghanistan.
40. An airman prepares for the combat camera portion of a basic still photography course.
41. Marines conduct reconnaissance patrol among cacti and under a bright blue sky.
42. Military spouses paint their faces for Jane Wayne Day.
43. Marines maintain a low profile by camouflaging themselves with the local, dense vegetation.
44. A machine gunner shows off his homemade camouflage.
45. Canadian soldiers and Idaho National Guardsmen work together in Romania.
46. An Army jumpmaster puts on camo face paint during Operation Dragon Spear.
47. Service members deployed to Croatia prepare for an exercise.
48. Artillerymen participate in a two gun raid and live fire exercise on Fort Bragg.
49. A journeyman fixes a bumper pad in Aviano, Italy.
50. An Air Force captain prepares for training in the jungles of Japan.
J.G. Noll is the Editor of Military One Click and a veteran’s spouse. She can be reached at [email protected]militaryoneclick.com.