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Lance Cpl. Skylar Barrowman with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Regimental Combat Team 7, provides security during Operation Nightmare in Nowzad, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. Operation Nightmare was a clearing operation led by Afghan National Security Forces and supported by the Marines of 2/8. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye)

An SM-3 Block 1B interceptor missile launches from the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy test. The SM-3 Block 1B successfully intercepted a target missile that had been launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands in Kauai, Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo)

The race team from the Headquarters Company of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 cruises down a hill in a hand-crafted banana box car during a modified soap box derby. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis)

U.S. Army Sgt. Stacy Coffield speaks to Afghan students at an all-girls school near Forward Operating Base Finley Shields, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, May 25, 2013. The Female Engagement Teams provides humanitarian assistance support for the local community and develops relationships with Afghan women they encounter while on patrol. (U.S. Army photo)

An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator flies over the USS George H.W. Bush following the first successful catapult launch of an unmanned aircraft from an aircraft carrier’s flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman by Alan Radecki)

Kandahar Regional Medical Hospital Director Maj. Gen. Sayed Naim conducts an interview with Afghan local media, Feb. 10, at Camp Hero, Afghanistan. KRMH hosted a medical shura for Afghan National Army doctors from across the region to discuss the current state of the ANA's medical capabilities and share information about their medical specialties. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Uriah Walker, RC(S) Public Affairs)

Women with the Afghan National Army Air Force (ANAAF) and International Security Assistance Force listen during an International Women’s Day celebration at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan, March 7, 2013. The celebration highlighted the contributions Afghan women made to the ANAAF. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Dustin Payne, U.S. Air Force/Released)

Servicemen and their daughters hit the dance floor during "A Night in the Spotlight," the San Diego Armed Services YMCA Father and Daughter Dance in San Diego, Feb. 16, 2013. More than 450 military fathers attended the 7th annual event. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class James R. Evans)

Say hello to the next official Marine Corps mascot, Chesty XIV.

Women of all ages love a man in uniform (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson)

Afghan children walk alongside a coalition force member during a presence patrol in Farah province, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau)

USN Operations Specialist 1st Class Megan Garcia, a tactical operations watchstander with Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah, provides security outside a women's shura in Farah City, Dec. 6. The women's shura was held in conjunction with the 16 Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women to provide Farahi women the opportunity to discuss gender issues with provincial leadership. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup/released)

U.S. Army Capt. Shawn Basinger trains local Afghans in veterinary skills in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 1, 2012. Basinger, a veterinarian, is assigned to the 438th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup)

Sgt. Angela Arounerangsy, drill instructor, Platoon 4003, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, motivates recruits as they prepare for the rappel tower aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Nov. 27, 2012. The recruits execute the rappel tower as part of second phase recruit training aboard the depot. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rodion Zabolotniy)

Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Baker, assigned to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102, holds his son during a homecoming celebration. VFA-102 completed a deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Smelley/Released)

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Richard Winstead hugs his daughter during a homecoming celebration on Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan, Nov. 17, 2012. Winstead is assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 141, which completed a deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Smelley)

Tech. Sgt. Sara Bauer and Staff Sgt. Felipe Mendoza help each other place flags above the graves of deceased U.S. military members at the Veterans Memorial Park, Bluffdale, Utah, Nov. 9, 2012. A group of volunteers from Hill Air Force Base helped the Memorial Park's staff place flags by over 4,300 deceased U.S. military members’ graves. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tiffany DeNault)

Cpl. Colton Duran, an aircraft mechanic for the EA-6B Prowler with Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2, hugs his wife Cathia during a return ceremony at the squadron’s hangar aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. More than 100 Marines with the squadron returned from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan Oct 2. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Stephen Stewart)

Afghan Air Force newly graduated pilots, 1st Lt.'s Walid Noori, Emal Azizi, and Khan Agha Ghaznavi pose for a group photo after their graduation, Oct. 15, 2012 at Shindand AB, Afghanistan. These pilots have logged over 250 hours in the simulator and C-182 and C-208, they are the first to complete the fixed wing training program from start to finish entirely in Afghanistan and Shindand AB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Quinton Russ/RELEASED)

An Afghan girl shows off the artwork on her hand July 11 at the Kabul Female Prison and Detention Center in Kabul, Afghanistan. International Security Assistance Force members visited the center and donated school supplies, blankets, toys and women's clothing. Kabul, Afghanistan, July 11, 2012. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Nestor Cruz)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jesse Swayze, left, a patrol supervisor with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, Regional Command Southwest (RCSW), and Cpl. Erin Castle, a topographic analyst with 1st Intelligence Battalion, RCSW, wear shirts with the names of fallen comrades during the Marine Corps Marathon at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2012. (DoD photo by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)

U.S. Navy Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Wayne Suddeth performs maintenance on the tail rotor of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Oct. 27, 2012, while under way in the Arabian Sea. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Tyndall, U.S. Navy/Released)

Not in our AOR, but a great example of the work the DoD is doing in support of the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Army Spc. Jesse de la Cruz, center on truck, assists in evacuating a baby at a rescue mission at Hoboken, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012. New Jersey National Guard soldiers assigned to Foxtrot Company, 250th Brigade Support Battalion have completed more than 25 missions, including rescues and delivering food and water to local shelters. (U.S. Army photo by Chaplain Capt. Andre Ascalon)

A coalition forces member, right, and an Afghan local police officer teach each other their respective alphabets during a record-keeping process in Khak-E-Safed in Afghanistan's Farah province, Oct. 31, 2012. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau)

Members of the COMISAF Assistance and Advisory Team (CAAT) are flanked by children from the Alla-udin Orphanage during an Eid-e-Adha celebration. The orphanage provides nearly 300 children with housing, food, education, and medical care. Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012. (Photo courtesy of Jack Pagano, HQ ISAF CAAT)