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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Isaac M. Dobson sits outside the activities center where he trains to make his professional bodybuilding debut after placing 4th, 1st, and runner-up in recent competitions that earned him his Pro Card.  Dobson is a Security Forces specialist serving on a developmental duty assignment as an NCO Academy instructor at the Chief Master Sergeant Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center in East Tennessee.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ebonie S. Hills stands outside the classroom building, August 16, 2018, where she instructs Airman Leadership School to junior Airmen at the Chief Master Sergeant Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center on McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee. Hills is a single mom who body builds in her spare time. She recently placed 1st in both the True Novice and Open classes for the Figure category at her first competition in Knoxville, Tenn.
Soldiers of the 204th Engineer Battalion at work on  the construction of a three-family home being built by Habtiat for Humanity in San Juan, Puerto Rico on August 7, 2018. The battalion sent 45 Soldiers to Puerto Rico to assist in the construction as part of the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training Program.
Members of the 163d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron,163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, conduct a preflight check on the wing's MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft before a fire support mission, Aug. 1, 2018, at March Air Reserve Base, California. The wing is supporting state agencies that are battling numerous wildfires in Northern California, including the Carr Fire and Mendocino Complex Fire.
Combat medic soldiers with the 230th Brigade Support Battalion and Moldovan Combat Medics work together conducting life-like combat casualty care training with Soldiers injured in the battlefield.  Soldiers train on medical technique and medical intervention at a training area near Ft. Bliss, Texas, during the 30th Armored Brigade's eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) exercise, August 6 – 21, 2018.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo greets members of the new York Army National Guard's 204th Engineer Battalion who were on duty to respond to heavy flooding the in New York's Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions on Tuesday, August 14,2018 in Vestal, N.Y. The governor declared a disaster area in 14 counties and mobilized 200 New York National Guard Airmen and Soldiers as part of the state response.
U.S. Soldiers with the 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, rescue a person stranded by flooding near Benton, Pennsylvania, Aug. 13, 2018.
Airmen from the Washington Air National Guard fight the Sheep Creek fire Aug. 6, 2018, near Northport, Wash.  Washington Army and Air National Guardsmen made up 102 of the 350 personnel assigned to fight the Sheep Creek fire.
Pararescue specialists from the 103rd Pararescue Squadron, Westhampton Beach, New York, execute a rescue training mission for Northern Strike 18, Aug. 10, 2018.
U.S. Air Force Maj. Bryan Mathieson, a nurse practitioner assigned to the 181st Intelligence Wing, speaks to the woman whom he, U.S. Air Force Col. William Bray, Navy Cmdr. Jeffrey Loh and Air Force 2nd Lt. Brandon Wilmer provided medical assistance on Aug. 12, 2018, at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center in Molokai, Hawaii.
Starting October 1, 2018, the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform will be the new uniform of the U.S. Air Force. The OCP Replaces the Airman Battle Uniform, which has been the standard uniform since 2011, when it replaced both the woodland camouflage Battle Dress Uniform and Desert Camouflage Uniform.
U.S. Air Force Maj. Steve Martin, assigned to the 181st Medical Group, Indiana Air National Guard, and the officer in charge of the Kihei site for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, smiles during an interview at St. Theresa's Church in Kihei, Hawaii, Aug. 11, 2018. Martin and another Airman were first on the scene at a serious car wreck in Hawaii Aug. 8.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Kelli Marietta, the officer in charge for the Molokai team for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, poses for a portrait photo at the Mitchell Pauole Center, Molokai, Hwaii, Aug. 18, 2018. Tropic Care Maui County 2018 provides medical service members and support personnel “hands-on” readiness training to prepare for future deployments while providing direct and lasting benefits to the people of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai, August 11-19. She assisted at a serious car wreck until EMS personnel arrived.
Army Master Sgt. William Stout, Md. National Guard Special Operations Detachment, takes first place, out of 300 paratroopers, in the individual jump event with a time of two seconds during Leapfest in West Kingston, R.I., Aug 5, 2018.
Airmen and Soldiers gather during Exercise Patriot Warrior for cyber defense training on Aug. 8, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wisc. Patriot Warrior is Air Force Reserve Command’s premier exercise, providing an opportunity for Reserve Citizen-Airmen to train with joint partners in the combat support training exercise.
Starting October 1, 2018, the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform will be the new uniform of the U.S. Air Force. The OCP Replaces the Airman Battle Uniform, which has been the standard uniform since 2011, when it replaced both the woodland camouflage Battle Dress Uniform and Desert Camouflage Uniform.
Starting October 1, 2018, the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform will be the new uniform of the U.S. Air Force. The OCP Replaces the Airman Battle Uniform, which has been the standard uniform since 2011, when it replaced both the woodland camouflage Battle Dress Uniform and Desert Camouflage Uniform.
Officers from the 96th Troop Command, Washington Army National Guard, and the 15th Royal Malay Regiment, 3rd Division, Malaysian Army, salute during the closing ceremony of Exercise Keris Strike 2018, Aug. 3, 2018. Keris Strike 2018 is a bilateral exercise between the U.S. and Malaysia that focuses on humanitarian disaster relief efforts.
From July 23 to Aug. 3, 2018, firefighters from Latvia, Bulgaria and Estonia attended an Incident Command course at Alpena (Michigan) Combat Readiness Training Center, gaining familiarity with tactics and techniques applicable during the initial decision-making phase of an emergency response situation.
A Georgia Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk from the Marietta based, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, lifts off rapidly after inserting Georgian special forces during an urban operations exercise at the Vaziani Training Area on Aug 5, 2018, during Noble Partner 18.  The exercise highlights the 24 years the two militaries have worked together under the U.S. National Guard’s State Partnership Program.

A Georgia Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk from the Marietta based, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, lifts off rapidly after inserting Georgian special forces during an urban operations exercise at the Vaziani Training Area on Aug 5, 2018, during Noble Partner 18.  The exercise highlights the 24 years the two militaries have worked together under the U.S. National Guard’s State Partnership Program.



A Georgia Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk from the Marietta based, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, lifts off rapidly after inserting Georgian special forces during an urban operations exercise at the Vaziani Training Area on Aug 5, 2018, during Noble Partner 18.  The exercise highlights the 24 years the two militaries have worked together under the U.S. National Guard’s State Partnership Program.



A Georgia Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk from the Marietta based, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, lifts off rapidly after inserting Georgian special forces during an urban operations exercise at the Vaziani Training Area on Aug 5, 2018, during Noble Partner 18.  The exercise highlights the 24 years the two militaries have worked together under the U.S. National Guard’s State Partnership Program.