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Location: Twentynine Palms Marine Base, California
Photographer: Les Stone
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Les Stone, (c) 2002.
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Location: Afghanistan
Photographer: Sergeant Reeba Critser
Description: Army paratroopers, part of Operation Alamo Sweep, arrive in the town of Tit in Afghanistan and begin patrolling the streets.
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Reeba Critser, (c) 2002.
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Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Photographer: Bruce Dale
Description: Long separations are a fact of life for Navy families. Mess Management Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Brumbaugh of the USS Crommelin says goodbye to his wife, Elaina, before his ship sets sail on a six-month deployment. "I woke up the morning after he was deployed wishing the sun would go away," says Elaina, who referred to photographer Bruce Dale as the "tear catcher." "I was not ready to face the first of six months' worth of mornings without my husband."
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Bruce Dale, (c) 2002.
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Location: San Diego, California
Photographer: Arthur Grace
Description: During the first day of PT at San Diego's Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Staff Sergeant Charles A. Joseph provides extra incentive to a focused recruit.
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Arthur Grace, (c) 2002.
Resolution: 1536x1002

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Location: Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri
Photographer: Karen Ballard
Description: A B-2 stealth bomber readies for takeoff. Capable of traveling 6,000 miles without refueling, the B-2 has flown numerous nonstop missions to Afghanistan from its home base at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Karen Ballard, (c) 2002.
Resolution: 2972x2000

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Location: Fort Shafter, Hawaii
Photographer: Mark Peterson
Description: "I love it here," says Sergeant 1st Class Mike Fulcher, an anti-terrorism expert at Army Pacific headquarters in Hale'iwa, Hawaii. Fulcher is president of Hawaii Military Surfing Ohanačthe Hawaiian word for "family." "We meet after work," says Fulcher, "and we change from our uniforms into surf gear right on the beach."
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by Mark Peterson, (c) 2002.
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Location: Keflavik, Iceland
Photographer: James Marshall
Description: War games begin before dawn on the desolate lava fields outside Keflavik. Lance Corporal Benjamin Baumann, 19, of Thibodaux, Louisiana, advances with his Marine platoon, based at the nearby naval air station. The Keflavik base has been in operation since the battle for the North Atlantic during World War II. "Training like this is sobering," says Baumann. "It brings the whole world situation into reality."
Credit: Photographed for A Day in the Life of the United States Armed Forces by James Marshall, (c) 2002.
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