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Prisoners surrender in Iraq, 1991

Somewhere in Iraq, February 1991: Iraqi prisoners of war are checked after their surrender to American troops from Iron Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment.

International Tracing Service in Germany, 1952

Esslingen, West Germany, Sept. 27, 1952: Clerks and investigators search through row upon row upon row of records in the massive factory floor-turned-records room of the International Tracing Service’s offices.

Learning convoy-ambush survival tactics, 2006

Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 1, 2006: Staff Sgt. Edwin Mena of the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron pulls security beside a Humvee with other airmen while learning convoy-ambush survival tactics.

Prelude to Speed and Power, 2015

Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 20, 2015: Sgt. 1st Class James Browning of Company C, 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, watches an Air Force C-5 transport plane taxi.

Tangi Valley in Afghanistan, 2009

Tangi Valley, Afghanistan, Nov. 7, 2009: Soldiers with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment set off from Combat Outpost Tangi en route to the site of a discovered roadside bomb.

Live-fire exercise in Macedonia, 1998

Petrovec, Macedonia, March 28, 1998: A Finnish officer shouts instructions as Americans test fire Finnish rifles during a live-fire exercise near Skopje airport.

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