By Army Col. Richard Goldenberg, New York National Guard — (DoD News) — Saratoga Springs, New York — February 1, 2018.

During World War I, when African-American National Guard soldiers of New York’s 15th Infantry Regiment arrived in France in December 1917, they expected to enter the trenches to fight the enemy.

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Abrey D. Liggins II Marine Expeditionary Force — (DoD News) — Camp Lejeune, North Carolina — October 27, 2017.

Marines, sailors and coalition forces are working as one to demonstrate and increase combined arms operational proficiency during the naval amphibious exercise Bold Alligator 17.

Commission de la défense nationale et des forces armées — Audition du général Jean-Pierre Bosser, chef d’état-major de l’armée de terre (CEMA) — Paris, le 11 octobre 2017.

Durcissement des modes d’action de l’adversaire, notamment au Levant et en bande sahélo-saharienne. Étalement de nos forces… L’armée de terre fait face à une diversification des conflictualités. Il y a, enfin, la dialectique du fort au fou…

By Laurie Pearson, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow — (DoD News) — Barstow, California — August 29, 2017.

The USMC’ last remaining mounted color guard celebrates their 50th year in service, attending rodeos, parades and other events, but it’s the day-to-day life that keeps these horse-borne Marines grounded.

By Army Staff Sgt. Ange Desinor, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division — (DoD News) — Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany — August 28, 2017.

Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, closed out their final major exercise in Europe with a bang during the Combined Resolve IX live-fire exercise.

By Leon Price, Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate, U.S. Army Operational Test Command — (DoD News) — Fort Bragg, North Carolina — Aug. 25, 2017.

Forward experts in calling for artillery and mortar fire and directing that ordnance onto enemy targets, hit the mark in testing a new piece of targeting equipment.

By Army Sgt. Devon Bistarkey, 2nd Cavalry Regiment — (DoD News) — Hohenfels, Germany — May 12, 2017.

"Shadow is airborne at this time," Army Sgt. Phillip Marlowe said over the radio, as he announced the successful launch of a RQ-7B Shadow Tactical UAS during the Saber Junction 17 exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.

By David Vergun, Army News Service — (DoD News) — Lack Rapids Training Site, Alaska — February 22, 2017.

Newcomers to the interior of Alaska are often taken aback by the extreme cold and its effects on the body and equipment, according to Steve Decker, a training specialist at the Northern Warfare Training Center.