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Jorge Solis, 5, gets a rifle shooting lesson from Sgt. Daniel Mullis, a formal marksmanship training course instructor at the Individual Simulated Marksmanship Trainer here, Aug. 10. Solis, who suffers from retinoblastoma, a rare type of eye cancer, got the chance to live his dream when the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County and the Inland Empire partnered with Camp Pendleton to conduct a hands-on tour for Jorge and his family, Aug. 10.
Behind the badges, beneath the robes, and important titles...beats hearts that are no more perfect that your own. Just because someone has a position of authority doesn't mean that they are paragons of virtue. As such, they are just as capable as anyone of having dark motives behind their bright smiles and smooth talk. Be careful who you trust and always double-check what you hear from them.
♥ Operation Enduring Freedom - Army Sgt. Osvaldo Ortiz sleeps next to the transfer case and gear of his fallen friend aboard a C-17 Globemaster III bound for Dover Air Force Base, Del., on June 29. Ortiz is accompanying the remains to the base and eventually back to the fallen soldier's home in Puerto Rico. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Rimar)
An instructor monitors SEAL candidates while they were completing the re-warming exercise after spending 48 hours in the Alaskan mountains learning how to navigate through the rugged terrain and survive the frigid conditions. The 28-day cold-weather training course, taught in Kodiak, is part of a yearlong process to become a U.S. Navy SEAL.