Nui Ba Den, Vietnam, October 1969: Troops install RPG wire as a Huey helicopter takes off of the helipad behind them atop Nui Ba Den. The wire fragments enemy RPGs fired at bunkers and was installed all throughout the outpost.
Karmah, Iraq, April 30, 2005: Iraqi Security Forces from the 2nd Battalion, Muthanna Brigade, hoist a 23 mm anti-aircraft weapon unearthed in a yard on the grounds of the Ibraheen Ali Alhasoon Mosque in Karmah, Iraq.
Afghanistan, October 2011: Staff Sgt. Donald Thompson of Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gives a thumbs up to a Black Hawk pilot after being dropped into the Registan Desert for a mission in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
South Korea, August 1957: Minor surgery is performed by (L to R) Sgt. 1st Class Raymond McConnell, Capt. Hannah Tussey, Capt. Franz Pualwan. The 121st Evacuation Hospital in South Korea — commanded by Maj. Thomas G. Nelson — admits nearly 700 patients a month through its doors for resident treatment.
Baghdad, Iraq, June 12, 2003: Spc. Tim Reimer, left, and Sgt Jacob Colson of F Troop, Brigade Reconnaissance Team, 1st Cavalry, keep watch on a major Baghdad intersection during “Operation Market Sweep.”