The U.S. Army Released Their Best Photos Of 2017 And They Are Everything You Could Imagine And More

There is little doubting the prestige and respect the U.S. Army garners as they travel across the world. Newly released photos by the branch gives military outsiders a sneak peak into just how the soldiers earn their high accolades.

Here they are:

At the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif –

U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Austin Anyzeski

An M1A2 Main Battle Tank firing a round in Poland –

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Micah VanDyke

The 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington D.C. –

DOD photo by Tech. Sgt. Trevor Tiernan

Salute to Our Armed Services Ball at the National Museum, Washington, D.C. –

DOD photo by Spc. Abigayle Marks

Arlington National Cemetery –

U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue

Rappel operations at Fort Bliss, Texas –

U.S. Army photo by Spc. Victoria Eckert

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery –

U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue

Rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Bragg –

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Galimore

Sgt. 1st Class Roderick Balagtas carries a case containing possible remains of unidentified service members –

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Julian Temblador

Service members returning from Afghanistan –

Ohio National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Carden

High-altitude flight operations, aboard a CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift cargo helicopter, in Colorado –

U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Roberto Di Giovine

Soldiers in Sapper Leader Course 06-17 demonstrate to instructors a vertical evacuation of a casualty –

U.S. Army photo by Stephen Standifird

82nd Airborne Division cuts through steel rebar –

U.S.Army photo by Pfc. Houston Graham

82nd Airborne Division, embraces her daughter during a home coming ceremony on Pope Army Airfield Green Ramp –

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Galimore

Soldiers deployed use a rooftop as an observation post in Mosul, Iraq –

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Manne

Green Berets fast rope from a CV-22 Osprey –

U.S. Army photo

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