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U.S. Special Forces Soldiers attached to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, practice combat marksmanship skills training on a range, near Kabul province, Afghanistan, Feb. 24, 2014. USSF members maintain their skills for continued efficiency while assisting in operations with Afghan forces. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Connor Mendez)

Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright Alaska, pose with an American flag at Fort Greely's Donnelly Training Area June 7, 2010. The Flag was donated by a Missouri Boy Scouts troop. (U.S. Army Photo By: Pfc. Thomas Duval 1-25 SBCT PAO)

MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT, PARRIS ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA (1 October 2002) — Although some recruits arrive at recruit training without even knowing how to swim, they must take to the water in full battle gear with a 40-pound pack and an M-16 rifle.

Soldiers from 3rd Howitzer Section, Alpha Battery, 2-8th Field Artillery fire the M777 at COP Wolverine in Zabul Province, Afghanistan.

Camp Pendleton teams up with Make-a-Wish to make a little boys wish come true. Semper Fi!

A nurse with 33 Field Hospital, Army Medical Services (AMS) treats a patient at Camp Bastion Hospital in Afghanistan.

Tiny Spc. Monica Brown, 19, an Army medic. - A vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two hour fight. She saved them both, managed to live through it herself and received the Silver Star for exceptional valor.

A group of Marines helped a 11-year-old amputee finish a triathlon! The kid, a cancer survivor, lost a screw in his prosthetic leg and couldn't finish the race without it. That's when the group of Marines carried him all the way to the finish line!

U.S. Army Pfc. Laci Lognion, right, from 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)'s 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation Brigade, 1st Brigade Combat Team, inventories her medical equipment while Capt. Ivonne Cartagena, center, adjusts medical items during a pre-flight exercise in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, March 13. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown

Spc. Joshua Gilliland of Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, loads a 155mm round Nov. 8 in a Paladin during the battalion’s Table XII gunnery at Fort Riley. He is directed by Staff Sgt. Howie Cable and assisted by Spc. Richard Gartin. The 1st Bn., 5th FA Regt., “Hamilton’s Own,” wrapped its Table XII gunnery late last week and headed in from the field for the holiday weekend. Photo by Amanda Kim Stairrett