Images of the Army: From Dusk ’til Dawn


U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, move their Stryker vehicle into firing position during a night live fire exercise while conducting their company external evaluations on Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany


Soldiers of the Personal Security Detachment, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, mount an M2 .50-caliber machine gun before conducting night fire drills during training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss.


Participants in the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition fire at targets as the night sky is illumintated with simulated munitions, adding a breath of realism to the night fire event.


U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Sweeny and Staff Sgt. Robert Novak, both with 3rd Platoon, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Spartan, watch explosions from a mountain top near Forward Operating Base Salerno during a call for fire exercise.


Dust lights up the rotors of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter as paratroopers with 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment load for an air assault mission near Combat Outpost Ab Band, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.