The number of internet users worldwide will soon reach the 5-billion mark. Our world has never been so connected. Great photos can spread like wildfire, but the story and the necessary context sometimes gets left behind. TFB’s Photo Of The Day, we will always accompany the images with a background and credits to the photographer. Above you can see U.S. Army Spc. Ladarion Banks as he fires blank ammunition from an M249 light machine gun during squad-level training at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany. This happened in February 2013.
Below: U.S. Army Spc. Ladarion Banks, with the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, fires his M249 light machine gun.
These (summer) boots are made for walking…Soldiers assigned to Kilo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, conducting a dismounted patrol during squad-level training at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany.
Photos by U.S. Army, Markus Rauchenberger, Training Support Activity Europe