Line of Sight

Thanksgiving Turkeys

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U.S. soldiers wear turkey-shaped hats as they attend Thanksgiving dinner at their base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. It's the 12th Thanksgiving in Afghanistan for U.S. troops. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) To see more photos of U.S. Service members enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday, go to; http://www.armytimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Avis=M6&Dato=20131129&Kategori=NEWS&Lopenr=311290015&Ref=PH&odyssey=mod|galleriespic

U.S. soldiers wear turkey-shaped hats as they attend Thanksgiving dinner at their base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. It’s the 12th Thanksgiving in Afghanistan for U.S. troops. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

To see more photos of U.S. service members enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday, go to this link:

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Navajo Code Talkers honored

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Navajo code talkers are honored during the NFL football game Monday night between the Washington Redskins and the San Francisco 49ers at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. During World War II, when America's best cryptographers were falling short, the Native American code talkers fashioned the most ingenious battlefield code in military history. Ned Dishman, Redskins Team Photographer

Navajo code talkers are honored during the NFL football game Monday night between the Washington Redskins and the San Francisco 49ers at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. During World War II, when America’s best cryptographers were falling short, the Native American code talkers fashioned the most ingenious battlefield code in military history.
Ned Dishman, Redskins Team Photographer

Military working dog training

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CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Senior Chief Yeoman Ivan Rivera runs away from Axel, a German shepherd military working dog, during training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich/Released)

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Senior Chief Yeoman Ivan Rivera runs away from Axel, a German shepherd military working dog, during training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich/Released)

Humanitarian relief operations in the Philippines

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Local residents carry relief supplies from a Navy helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 on Wednesday in the Philippines. Sailors and Marines are conducting humanitarian relief operations in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Local residents carry relief supplies from a Navy helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12 on Wednesday in the Philippines. Sailors and Marines are conducting humanitarian relief operations in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. (Mike Morones/Staff)

ASW1 Martin Long, left, helps a sailor with a sack of relief supplies at Tacloban airport in the Philippines on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

ASW1 Martin Long, left, helps a sailor with a sack of relief supplies at Tacloban airport in the Philippines on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Military Times photojournalist Mike Morones is in the Philippines, sending exclusive images from ongoing relief efforts. Click here for Wednesday’s photo gallery. 

Relief supplies delivered

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A crowd in the town of Salcedo rushes Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced) as it attempts to deliver relief supplies to areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

A crowd in the town of Salcedo rushes Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced) as it attempts to deliver relief supplies to areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Relief volunteers unload boxes of food from the crew of Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced). (Mike Morones/Staff)

Relief volunteers unload boxes of food from the crew of Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced). (Mike Morones/Staff)

Residents wave as Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced) takes off after delivering aid in Salcedo, Philippines, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Residents wave as Dragon 02, an MV-22 Osprey with VMM-265 (Reinforced) takes off after delivering aid in Salcedo, Philippines, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Military Times photojournalist Mike Morones is in the Philippines, sending exclusive images from ongoing relief efforts. Click here for Tuesday’s photo gallery.

Ongoing relief efforts in the Philippines

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Evacuees are helped aboard a KC-130 from VMGR-152 in Guiuan, Philippines, on Monday, November 18, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Evacuees are helped aboard a KC-130 from VMGR-152 in Guiuan, Philippines, on Monday, November 18, 2013, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the island nation Nov. 8. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Marines carry an injured Filipino to a medical tent at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, November 18, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Marines carry an injured Filipino to a medical tent at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, November 18, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 4 work on the flight line at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Sunday, November 17, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 4 work on the flight line at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, on Sunday, November 17, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

Military Times photojournalist Mike Morones is in the Philippines, sending exclusive images from ongoing relief efforts. Click here for Monday’s photo gallery.

Oldest living veteran meets the president

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President Obama greets Richard Overton, with Earlene Love-Karo, in the Blue Room of the White House, Nov. 11, 2013. Mr. Overton, 107, is the oldest living World War II veteran and was attending the Veteran's Day Breakfast at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Obama greets Richard Overton, with Earlene Love-Karo, in the Blue Room of the White House, Nov. 11, 2013. Mr. Overton, 107, is the oldest living World War II veteran and was attending the Veteran’s Day Breakfast at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Marines bring relief to Philippines

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Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan react as a U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft prepares to land to deliver relief goods in Guiuan, Philippines, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard on Friday, destroying tens of thousands of buildings and displacing hundreds of thousands of people.  (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan react as a U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft prepares to land to deliver relief goods in Guiuan, Philippines, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country’s eastern seaboard on Friday, destroying tens of thousands of buildings and displacing hundreds of thousands of people. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Paralyzed Soldier Walks on Veterans Day

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In honor of Veterans Day, Gary Linfoot took a short walk around the Statue of Liberty. Nothing extraorinary except that Linfoot , a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer and former helicopter pilot with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) has been paralyzed from the waist down since his AH-6 "Little Bird" helicopter experienced a catastrophic mechanical failure and crashed in Iraq over five years ago. Now thanks to the Infinite Hero Foundation, Esko Bionics and the Airpower Foundation, he became the first military veteran to receive an Ekso bionic exoskeleton for personal use, giving him the ability to stand up and walk again. Alan Lessig/Staff)

In honor of Veterans Day, Gary Linfoot took a short walk around the Statue of Liberty. Nothing extraorinary except that Linfoot , a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer and former helicopter pilot with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) has been paralyzed from the waist down since his AH-6 “Little Bird” helicopter experienced a catastrophic mechanical failure and crashed in Iraq over five years ago. Now thanks to the Infinite Hero Foundation, Esko Bionics and the Airpower Foundation, he became the first military veteran to receive an Ekso Bionics exoskeleton for personal use, giving him the ability to stand up and walk again. He was accompanied on his walk by Army Sgt. Neil Duncan, left, who lost both legs to an IED blast in Afghanistan, David Luchsinger, right superintendent of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island, and officials from Infinite Hero Foundation, Ekso Bionics, Airpower Foundation, and Oakley, Inc. (Alan Lessig/Staff)

Wounded Warrior uses Ekso Bionic exoskeleton to take a walk around the statue of Liberty

Veterans Day at Arlington

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A soldier from the 3rd Infantry "Old Guard" stands sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Friday, June 14, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)

A soldier from The Old Guard stands sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (Mike Morones/Staff)