March to Baghdad, 2003
Iraq, March 2003: Marines line up behind a road barrier as they secure a key bridge along a main supply route during the march to Baghdad.
Souvenir from a coup, 1963
Saigon, South Vietnam, 1963: A Vietnam marine celebrates on the streets after the successful coup deposing president Ngo Dinh Diem on Nov. 1, 1963, by a group of Army of the Republic of Vietnam officers.
Halloween parade, 1973
Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 31, 1973: Children from the Seoul American Elementary School and their chaperones march behind the 8th Army Band through the dependent housing area at the annual Halloween parade. The holiday festivities ended with trick-or-treating in the evening.
Marine Corps Marathon, 2005
Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2005: Runners in the 2005 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. pass the Washington Monument as they approach the 14-mile mark.
Bomb disposal on Okinawa, 1967
Okinawa, March 1967: Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 196th Ordnance Battalion, 2nd Logistical Command load a just-disarmed World War II bomb onto a truck, to be taken away for disposal.
Evening meal, 2003
Kuwait, March 2003: Marines at Camp Coyote, located about 30 miles from the Iraqi border, line up for an evening meal.
Taking cover in Vietnam, 1968
Khe Sanh, Vietnam, March 1968: While mortar and artillery shells explode around them, U.S. Marines scramble for safety in a bunker at the Khe Sanh base.
A hug for Gunny, 2006
Camp Foster, Okinawa, January 2006: Emma Perry, 6, is all smiles as she hugs "the Gunny," R. Lee Ermey, at the Camp Foster Bookmark.
Pre-flight inspection, 1990
Wiesbaden, Germany, Aug. 30, 1990: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Paul R. Stein (top) and Chief Warrant Officer 2 David M. Conboy perform a pre-flight inspection of their Apache helicopter before departing for the Middle East by way of Italy.
Marines ambushed in Vietnam, 1967
Con Thien Valley, Vietnam, May 16, 1967: Alpha Company of the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, supported by tanks, moves out on a platoon-sized sweep.
Ammunition shipment, 1990
Muenster, Germany, November 1990: Pvt. Dondi Holsey and Spec. Tom Cicione of the 184th Ordnance Company at Muenster Army Depot cut lumber to be used as shipping braces for 155mm howitzer ammunition on its way to the Middle East during Operation Desert Shield.
Funny face, 1960
Griesheim, Germany, Feb. 12, 1960: Stars and Stripes photographers Gus Schuettler (left) and Gene Bane (right) make funny faces before fellow Stripes’ photographer Ted Rohde.
Shel Silverstein in Tokyo, 1959
Tokyo, Japan, June 1959: Shel Silverstein (left), who worked for Stripes as a cartoonist from 1954-1956 and drew the “Take Ten” cartoons, revisits the Tokyo office.
Dick Wingert returns to Stars and Stripes, 1955
Griesheim, Germany, June 30, 1955: Visiting the paper’s then headquarters in Griesheim, Germany, former Stars and Stripes cartoonist Dick Wingert sketched his favorite character for Jack Gregory of the Stars and Stripes art department.
Delivering the paper, 1956
Seoul, South Korea, August 1956: Workers load bundles of the Korean edition of Pacific Stars and Stripes on a truck for delivery at the paper’s print and distribution point.
Bombing run, 2003
Aboard USS Kitty Hawk, March 20, 2003: Seaman Moses Pleitez loads a precision-guided bomb on an F/A-18 Hornet on the USS Kitty Hawk.
Building the Berlin Wall, 1961
Berlin, West Germany, Sept. 15, 1961: A West Berlin girl looks on as young, uniformed East Germans roll out barbed wire.
Bedtime in Germany, 1950
Aschaffenburg, Germany, Feb. 2, 1950: Betty Jo Fay, wife of 1st Sgt. Thomas H. Fay, of H Co. 18th Infantry, 1st Division, gets the couple’s daughter, Colleen, 5, ready for bed in the family’s new apartment.
Wounded soldier in Afghanistan, 2012
Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 20, 2012: Danish troops carry a wounded soldier to an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter following an improvised explosive device attack.