US military photos from September

Published 12:36 PM ET, Fri September 29, 2017
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A pararescueman from the US Air Force's 48th Rescue Squadron scans the ground Tuesday, September 12, after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. The storm caused historic destruction across the state. Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan/Moody Air Force Base/Dvids
Sailors prepare an F-35C Lightning II on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln on Thursday, September 7. The fighter jet is still in the testing phase. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josue Escobosa/Dvids
The New York Air National Guard helps American citizens evacuate the Caribbean island of St. Martin on Friday, September 8. St. Martin was among several islands that were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Col. Richard Goldenberg/New York National Guard/Dvids
An Air Force pilot and crew chief conduct a pre-flight inspection at a base in Krzesiny, Poland, on Monday, September 11. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder/Department of Defence
The US Coast Guard transports people off the Caribbean island of St. Thomas during Hurricane Irma relief efforts on Tuesday, September 12. U.S. Coast Guard District 7/Departmet of Defense
Members of the National Disaster Medical Assistance Team help people evacuate St. Thomas, one of the US Virgin Islands, on Saturday, September 9. The Department of Defense has been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help those affected by Hurricane Irma. Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Taylor King/Dvids
An MH-60S Seahawk takes off from the USS Wasp, which was in the Caribbean Sea on Thursday, September 7. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, helicopters were conducting medical evacuations in the US Virgin Islands. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Galbreath/Dvids
President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon, 16 years after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Navy Petty Ofiicer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Department of Defense
Fighter jets from the United States and South Korea fly together during a training exercise in Gangwon-do, South Korea, on Monday, September 18. Department of Defense
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, third from right, visits North Dakota's Minot Air Force Base on Wednesday, September 13. The base is home to many nuclear missiles and bomber planes. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr/ Department of Defense
Marine Sgt. Colin Deeter plays the trombone at a high school in Surabaya, Indonesia, where troops from the United States and other countries were taking part in annual training exercises on Tuesday, September 12. Deeter is part of a Marine band, assigned to the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, that performs throughout the Far East. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Dvids
The USS Oscar Austin, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, travels in the Arctic Circle on Thursday, September 5. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan U. Kledzik/Sipa USA
Marine Gunnery Sgt. Philip C. Sackett escorts a US citizen to an evacuation control center at the Douglas-Charles Airport in Dominica on Sunday, September 24. The control center was set up to help people who were stranded on the island after Hurricane Maria. Sgt. Ian Leones/U.S. Marine Corps/Dvids
Air Force Capts. Bryan Adams, left, and David Wilfong fly a C-17 Globemaster III to Puerto Rico on Saturday, September 9. They were delivering personnel and equipment to help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Staff Sgt. Charles Rivezzo/Dvids
Members of the Florida Air National Guard help people at a Jacksonville high school that served as a shelter during Hurricane Irma on Saturday, September 9. Master Sgt. William Buchanan/Dvids
US Marines participate in a live-fire training exercise near Djibouti on Thursday, September 7. Cpl. Frank Cordoba/Department of Defense
On the anniversary of 9/11, a military family based in Qatar honors those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks. Staff Sgt. Trevor McBride/Dvids
Sailors drape a flag over the casket of Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Casto during a repatriation ceremony in Honolulu on Thursday, September 14. Casto was aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and his remains were recently identified. He was buried alongside his brother, Richard, who was also aboard the Oklahoma. Staff Sgt. Matthew Bruch/Department of Defense
US Marines drop anchors to support a floating bridge in Blythe, California, on Monday, September 11. During a training exercise, they were tasked with constructing a bridge to span a 120-meter (394-foot) section of the Colorado River. Lance Cpl. Timothy Shoemaker/Dvids
First responders salute a large American flag as it's unfurled over the west side of the Pentagon on Monday, September 11. See US military photos from August Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Department of Defense