Week in Pictures: May 10-14

Spc. Ryan Patel, an infantry Soldier with 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, prepares to throw a practice M67 fragmentation grenade as part of Expert Infantryman Badge testing at Camp Buehring, Kuwait on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. EIB candidates were required to throw the grenade at a single enemy silhouette at a range of 35 meters, with the grenade exploding within a five-meter radius in order to receive a “go.” (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Liane Hatch)
Sailors assigned to the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) conduct small boat operations. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyra M. Campbell/Released)
Sailors load an m54 surface vessel torpedo tube aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85). McCampbell is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Isaac Maxwell/Released)
Airman 1st Class Isaiah Lindsay, 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, climbs down a ladder during a vertical ventilation training session at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., June 3, 2019. Training with Personal Protective Equipment allows Airmen to be familiar with their gear before ever having to use it in a real world scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tessa B. Corrick)
Members of the Mexican Marines participate in weapons training during Tradewinds 2019. In its 35th year, 22 nations participated in the annual Tradewinds exercise to promote regional security as well as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. (Royal Bermuda Regiment photo by Cpt. Gordon Emmerson)
Soldiers from the 5th Battalion 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment steady canisters on the Patriot Missile Defense System as they are offloaded and on loaded during missile transport and reload training in Koper, Slovenia, June 3, 2019. Soldiers are tasked with keeping the Patriots mission ready with a quick response time for joint exercise Astral Knight 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
A reconnaissance Marine with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), provides security during a room clearing exercise in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)
Lt. Alexander Reese, from Maumee, Ohio, fires an M2 machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) in the Pacific Ocean, May 26, 2019. Kidd is conducting routine operations in the Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan J. Batchelder)
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