Worth A Thousand Words in the DoD for Oct. 3

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Photo: U.S. Navy Seaman Daniel Alt clears the launch path of an E-2C Hawkeye after attaching it to a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 26, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Karl Anderson/ Released)

U.S. Navy Seaman Daniel Alt clears the launch path of an E-2C Hawkeye after attaching it to a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 26, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Karl Anderson/ Released)

Photo: Retired Army Sgt. Sean Hook leads the Army team in a cheer during a timeout at the sitting volleyball game against the Air Force at the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 28, 2014. The annual event draws more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members, and veterans as they compete in sporting events. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kaily Brown/Released)

Retired Army Sgt. Sean Hook leads the Army team in a cheer during a timeout at the sitting volleyball game against the Air Force at the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 28, 2014. The annual event draws more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members, and veterans as they compete in sporting events. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kaily Brown/Released)

Photo: A landing craft departs the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Atlantic Ocean as sailors return to the ship's well deck, Sept. 19, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis DiPerna/Released)

A landing craft departs the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Atlantic Ocean as sailors return to the ship’s well deck, Sept. 19, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis DiPerna/Released)

Photo: As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. soldiers prepare to hook an M777A2 weapons system to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during sling load operations on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Afghanistan's Paktya province, Sept. 24, 2014. The mission is part of an ongoing retrograde on Forward Operating Base Lightning. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Cope/Released)

As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. soldiers prepare to hook an M777A2 weapons system to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during sling load operations on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Afghanistan’s Paktya province, Sept. 24, 2014. The mission is part of an ongoing retrograde on Forward Operating Base Lightning. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Cope/Released)

Photo: Swimmers compete in the 50-meter backstroke prelims during the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom/ Released)

Swimmers compete in the 50-meter backstroke prelims during the 2014 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom/ Released)

Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Blair House, also known as the president's guesthouse, in Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 2014. The two leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz/ Released)

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Blair House, also known as the president’s guesthouse, in Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 2014. The two leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz/ Released)

Photo: Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Adam Vickery of the Marine team reacts to winning the recumbent cycle race during the 2014 Warrior Games on Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Adam Vickery of the Marine team reacts to winning the recumbent cycle race during the 2014 Warrior Games on Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Photo: Marine Corps Cpl. Justin Gaertner celebrates his first place finish in a hand cycling event at the 2014 Warrior Games on Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014. Gaertner is a member of the Special Operations Command team. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Marine Corps Cpl. Justin Gaertner celebrates his first place finish in a hand cycling event at the 2014 Warrior Games on Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014. Gaertner is a member of the Special Operations Command team. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Spc. Gary Oakley tears down one of the older buildings on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 26, 2014. Crews are dismantling all non-enduring structures to reduce sustainment costs and increase force protection. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Luksan/Released)

U.S. Army Spc. Gary Oakley tears down one of the older buildings on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 26, 2014. Crews are dismantling all non-enduring structures to reduce sustainment costs and increase force protection. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Luksan/Released)

Photo: Marine Corps Col. T. Shane Tomko, left, and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael T. Mack butt heads after giving a motivational speech to the Marine team before members play the first sitting volleyball kick-off sport of the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 28, 2014. The team includes active duty and veteran wounded, ill and injured Marines attached to or supported by the Wounded Warrior Regiment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Quezada/Released)

Marine Corps Col. T. Shane Tomko, left, and Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael T. Mack butt heads after giving a motivational speech to the Marine team before members play the first sitting volleyball kick-off sport of the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 28, 2014. The team includes active duty and veteran wounded, ill and injured Marines attached to or supported by the Wounded Warrior Regiment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Quezada/Released)

Photo: An U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft before strike operations in Syria, Sept. 26, 2014. These aircraft were part of a strike package engaging targets against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf/Released)

An U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft before strike operations in Syria, Sept. 26, 2014. These aircraft were part of a strike package engaging targets against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf/Released)

Photo: U.S. sailors participate in a swim call in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 27, 2014. The sailors are assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey, which is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bradley J. Gee/Released)

U.S. sailors participate in a swim call in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 27, 2014. The sailors are assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey, which is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bradley J. Gee/Released)

Photo: Marines set off a wall charge as their battalion participates in Jane Wayne Day on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014. The Marines are combat engineers assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Marines set off a wall charge as their battalion participates in Jane Wayne Day on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014. The Marines are combat engineers assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Photo: Marines set off a wall charge as their battalion participates in Jane Wayne Day on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014. The Marines are combat engineers assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Marines set off a wall charge as their battalion participates in Jane Wayne Day on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014. The Marines are combat engineers assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andy J. Orozco/Released)

Photo: Army Capt. Ashley Ritchie dives into the U.S. Olympic Training Center pool while practicing for the upcoming Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 26, 2014. Ritchie is competing for the U.S. Special Operations Command. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Army Capt. Ashley Ritchie dives into the U.S. Olympic Training Center pool while practicing for the upcoming Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 26, 2014. Ritchie is competing for the U.S. Special Operations Command. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army paratroopers descend at Juliet Drop Zone near Pordenone, Italy, Sept. 24, 2014, with the Italian Dolomite mountain range behind them. The paratroopers are assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade and based in Vicenza, Italy. (U.S. Army photo by Davide Dalla Massara/Released)

U.S. Army paratroopers descend at Juliet Drop Zone near Pordenone, Italy, Sept. 24, 2014, with the Italian Dolomite mountain range behind them. The paratroopers are assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade and based in Vicenza, Italy. (U.S. Army photo by Davide Dalla Massara/Released)

Photo: Marine recruit John Sullivan responds to drill instructors at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Sept. 25, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple/Released)

Marine recruit John Sullivan responds to drill instructors at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., Sept. 25, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Vaniah Temple/Released)

Photo: Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Sept. 25, 2014. Kirby showed slides and videos highlighting U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria. (DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Sept. 25, 2014. Kirby showed slides and videos highlighting U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria. (DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, welcomes Colombian Army Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez Barragan, chief of Colombia's Joint Chiefs of Staff, to the Pentagon, Sept. 25, 2014. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance. (DoD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp/Released)

U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, right, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, welcomes Colombian Army Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez Barragan, chief of Colombia’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, to the Pentagon, Sept. 25, 2014. The two defense leaders met to discuss issues of mutual importance. (DoD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp/Released)

Photo: A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets targets in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Released)

A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets targets in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Released)

Photo: U.S. Air Force Maj. Gena Fedoruk and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Marcel Trott take off in a KC-135 Stratotanker from a base in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to support airstrikes in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. Multiple KC-135 Stratotankers were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Released)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gena Fedoruk and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Marcel Trott take off in a KC-135 Stratotanker from a base in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to support airstrikes in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. Multiple KC-135 Stratotankers were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch/Released)

Photo: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Vincent Raschka writes on a tactical board in the combat information center on the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea, Sept. 22, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Vincent Raschka writes on a tactical board in the combat information center on the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea, Sept. 22, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

Photo: U.S. sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald run for safe cover as a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter picks up supplies from the ship's flight deck during Valiant Shield 2014 in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 20, 2014. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Beverly J. Lesonik/Released)

U.S. sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald run for safe cover as a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter picks up supplies from the ship’s flight deck during Valiant Shield 2014 in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 20, 2014. The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Beverly J. Lesonik/Released)

Photos: U.S. sailors stand watch on the bridge while crews launch Tomahawk cruise missiles aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea in the Arabian Gulf, Sept. 23, 2014. The Philippine Sea is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, including airstrikes in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Abe McNatt/Released)

U.S. sailors stand watch on the bridge while crews launch Tomahawk cruise missiles aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea in the Arabian Gulf, Sept. 23, 2014. The Philippine Sea is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, including airstrikes in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Abe McNatt/Released)

Photo: The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 23, 2014. The ships are supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, including airstrikes in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Garst/ Released)

The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 23, 2014. The ships are supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, including airstrikes in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Garst/ Released)

Photo: The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke launches a Tomahawk cruise missile in the Red Sea, Sept. 23, 2014, to conduct strikes against targets in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. The destroyer is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/ Released)

The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke launches a Tomahawk cruise missile in the Red Sea, Sept. 23, 2014, to conduct strikes against targets in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. The destroyer is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/ Released)

Photo: Hulk, a military working dog with the U.S. Air Force's 628th Security Forces Squadron, completes an obstacle course Sept. 24, 2014, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The obstacle course was designed to prepare the dogs for challenges they will face at their home stations and during deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Sloan/Released)

Hulk, a military working dog with the U.S. Air Force’s 628th Security Forces Squadron, completes an obstacle course Sept. 24, 2014, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The obstacle course was designed to prepare the dogs for challenges they will face at their home stations and during deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Sloan/Released)

Photo: A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II aircraft assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 taxis on the flight line during Distant Frontier at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 25, 2014, in preparation for Red Flag-Alaska (RF-A) 15-1. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Araos/Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II aircraft assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 taxis on the flight line during Distant Frontier at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Sept. 25, 2014, in preparation for Red Flag-Alaska (RF-A) 15-1. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Araos/Released)

Photo: U.S. Army Paratroopers with the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team conduct an airborne operation with T-11 parachutes from a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, Sept. 24, 2014. The C-130 Hercules aircraft is assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, based out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo/Released)

U.S. Army Paratroopers with the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team conduct an airborne operation with T-11 parachutes from a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, Sept. 24, 2014. The C-130 Hercules aircraft is assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing, based out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Paolo Bovo/Released)

Photo: U.S. Navy ships assigned to the George Washington and Carl Vinson carrier strike groups and the Military Sealift Command sail in formation Sept. 23, 2014, in the Pacific Ocean at the conclusion of exercise Valiant Shield 2014. Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing on real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

U.S. Navy ships assigned to the George Washington and Carl Vinson carrier strike groups and the Military Sealift Command sail in formation Sept. 23, 2014, in the Pacific Ocean at the conclusion of exercise Valiant Shield 2014. Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing on real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paolo Bayas/Released)

Photo: U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force participate in Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 1-15 in Yuma, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014. WTI 1-15 is a seven-week training event that provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Xzavior T. McNeal/Released)

U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force participate in Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 1-15 in Yuma, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014. WTI 1-15 is a seven-week training event that provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Xzavior T. McNeal/Released)

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Alex Nguyen takes off for the 50-meter freestyle swim event during the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014. The Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured Service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic sports including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, track and field, swimming and wheelchair basketball. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Quezada /Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Alex Nguyen takes off for the 50-meter freestyle swim event during the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014. The Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured Service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic sports including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, track and field, swimming and wheelchair basketball. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jessica Quezada /Released)

Photo: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, right, discuss the Military Health System during a briefing for reporters at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2014. (DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, right, discuss the Military Health System during a briefing for reporters at the Pentagon, Oct. 1, 2014. (DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett/Released)

Photo: U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet aircraft assigned to the Blue Angels perform during the Wings Over the Pacific Air Show at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 28, 2014. The Blue Angels were scheduled to complete 68 shows at 34 locations across the U.S. in 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy/Released)

U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet aircraft assigned to the Blue Angels perform during the Wings Over the Pacific Air Show at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 28, 2014. The Blue Angels were scheduled to complete 68 shows at 34 locations across the U.S. in 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy/Released)

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Worth A Thousand Words in the DoD for Oct. 3