Amazing Military Photos

Unearthing a Tank"Soldiers from the 503rd Maintenance Company, 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, assist Airmen on Sather Airfield with the recovery of a T-72 Soviet-designed battle tank. 503rd Maint. Co. is currently deployed in support of Multi-National Division - Baghdad."

Talon robot pull"While being dragged, 225th Engineer Brigade Soldier Sgt. Kasandra Deutsch of Pineville, La., demonstrates the power of the Talon robot, April 15, during a training exercise with the 9th Iraqi Army Engineer Regiment. The Talon robot system is used to help clear improvised explosive devices."

SPARK"The SPARK provides additional stand-off capability to vehicles and crews against pressure activated or VOIEDs, and is proving to be an extremely effective tool against insurgent-placed IEDs and explosive devices."

Simulating rollover"Senior Trainer Brandon D. Kerschner operates a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Egress Trainer during a simulated rollover training scenario for Soldiers of the 49th Movement Control Battalion at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, May 1. Camp Buehring is among the first locations to receive the new egress trainers."

iRobot PackBot"U.S. Army Jon Bridges, a native of Spring Creek, NY., teaches U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Aaron Wilwerding, a native of Kansas City, Mo., how to operate a Pack Robot at Forward Operating Base Base Hawk, Iraq on Sep. 18, 2008. Bridges and Wilwerding are members of Commanche Troop, 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division."

Recovering bullets"Two-ton "Super sacks" like this one contain lead bullets removed during a reclamation project at a former firing range at Camp Withycombe, Ore. Approximately 300,000 thousand pounds of bullets were removed from the soil in an effort to return the land to its original condition."

K-9 Andy"An U.S. Army military working dog, Andy, searches among rubble and trash outside a target building, during a joint operation with the Iraqi army and U.S. Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, in Rusafa, eastern Baghdad, Iraq, on Feb. 28. The Soldiers are searching for weapons caches and targeted insurgents."

Thanks to boing-boing. There are more pictures on site, though, these are the best ones.


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