Allied troops approaching the shore of Normandy during the initial landings on June 6, 1944.
Remember those who lost their lives fighting for our country. And thank you to those who still serve. Happy Memorial Day.
“Thousands of guns are destroyed in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua State, on February 16, 2012. At least 6,000 rifles and pistols seized from drugs cartels were destroyed by members of the Mexican Army.”
(Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. Navy sailors conduct the hot refueling of an AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter during night flight operations aboard the USS Makin Island in the Indian Ocean on Dec. 30, 2011. The sailors are aviation boatswainís mates and the Cobra crew is assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 Reinforced. The Makin Island is on its maiden deployment and conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gragg, U.S. Navy. (Released)
MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters deliver supplies to the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Arabian Sea on Feb. 9, 2012. The helicopter crews are assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 23.
DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class James R. Evans, U.S. Navy. (Released)