Photos of the week
AROUND THE GLOBE WITH STRIPES
Below you’ll find a selection of photos taken by Stars and Stripes reporters from around the world. Among them are helos in Afghanistan, NATO exercises in Europe, the devastation in Puerto Rico and a ceremony honoring the long-dead veterans of World War I held in our nation’s capital.
HEROES AND HONORARY SERVICEMEMBERS
When cancer strikes the youngest of society, the children can be left with a truncated childhood filled with the trauma of dealing with a major medical malady. Sometimes, though, the military steps up and gives these children a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Other times, the family finds their own way to bring light to a dark situation.
Paratroopers drop howitzers, live-fire during Germany exercise
Warrior-scholar Cavoli takes reins at USAREUR
Former senator, WWII veteran Bob Dole gets Congressional Gold Medal
Marines train Afghan forces to take aggressive stance in deadly Helmand province
‘Where’s our reckoning?’ | Military women gather outside Pentagon in #MeToo protest
Camp Casey soldiers bring gift of home-heating briquettes to local residents