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U.S. military photos from July

Published 6:35 AM ET, Wed July 27, 2016
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The USS Coronado, a littoral combat ship, launches a missile Tuesday, July 19, as part of a training exercise in and around the Hawaiian Islands. There are 26 nations taking part in RIMPAC, or the Rim of the Pacific Exercise. It began in June and will end in early August. Lt. Bryce Hadley/U.S. Navy
An F/A-18F Super Hornet lands on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, which was in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday, July 6. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images
Coast Guard Seaman Amanda Wolf performs CPR on a 2-year-old girl who fell off a boat and into Lake Michigan on Thursday, July 21. Wolf successfully resuscitated the child. U.S. Coast Guard
Lou Pumphrey, who is with the nonprofit Veterans for Peace, walks through downtown Cleveland on Sunday, July 17, ahead of the Republican National Convention. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Helicopters with the Alaska Army National Guard and Alaska's Division of Forestry dump water onto the McHugh Creek wildfire near Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, July 20. Balinda O'Neal Dresel/U.S. Army/AP
U.S. sailors attend a funeral service in Fort Worth, Texas, for Dallas police officer Patrick Zamarripa on Saturday, July 16. Zamarripa was one of the five Dallas police officers killed by a gunman earlier this month. Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News/AP
U.S. and South Korean Marines take part in a joint military exercise in Pohang, South Korea, on Wednesday, July 6. Kim Joon-bum/Yonhap/AP
U.S. Army recruiters speak to a job-seeker during a career fair in Houston on Thursday, July 7. Matthew Busch/Bloomberg/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles on Monday, July 18. Kettles, now 86, is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers during the Vietnam War. Sgt. Alicia Brand/U.S. Army
U.S. Navy construction mechanic Andersen Gardner, left, and chief construction electrician Daniel Luberto remove corroded zinc anodes from an undersea cable at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii on Tuesday, July 5. Charles E. White/U.S. Navy/Newscom
U.S. Army veterans Tom Brown, left, and Tom Southall learn to play bocce Sunday, July 10, during the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Detroit. David Guralnick/The Detroit News/AP
A member of the U.S. Air Force focuses on a simulated enemy during a training exercise in Townsville, Australia, on Wednesday, July 6. Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images
Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL who was awarded the Navy Cross for his service in Afghanistan, speaks at the Republican National Convention on Monday, July 18. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Marines stand with the American flag prior to the start of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 12. Jae C. Hong/AP
Air Force Master Sgt. Matthew Tabor breaks a bottle to christen an H-21B helicopter at the Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas on Thursday, July 14. Senior Airman Harry Brexel/U.S. Air Force
Adam Jones, a resident of Nederland, Colorado, takes pictures as an Army helicopter collects water from the Barker Dam to fight the Cold Springs Fire on Sunday, July 10. Andy Cross/The Denver Post/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama greets service members after speaking at Naval Station Rota in southwestern Spain on Sunday, July 10. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Marines bow their heads during a memorial service in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Saturday, July 16. The service marked one year since four Marines and a sailor were killed by a lone gunman who shot up a military recruiting center and a local Navy operations support center. Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press/AP
Coast Guard Cmdr. J. Andrew Ely speaks to a crowd in Shirley, New York, on Sunday, July 17. It was the 20th anniversary of the TWA Flight 800 plane crash, and Ely, who responded to the crash, shared his memories of that day. Kathy Kmonicek/AP
Wu Shengli, commander of the Chinese Navy, points out the layout of the Chinese Navy headquarters as he welcomes Adm. John Richardson, the chief of U.S. naval operations, to Beijing on Monday, July 18. Ng Han Guan/AFP/Getty Images
After participating in the world's largest air show, three U.S. fighter jets fly back from England on Wednesday, July 13. Staff Sgt. Madelyn Brown/U.S. Air Force
The USS Howard passes through a rainbow while sailing in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, July 14. See U.S. military photos from June Eli K. Buguey/U.S. Navy