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03/28/2013

PHOTOS: 2012 Military Photographer of the Year competition

Chuck
 

When Lance Cpl. Chuck Sketch lost his sight and both his legs to cancer, he refused to let that get him down. Sketch, from Phoenix, Arizona, is now competing against other wounded warriors in the  2012 Marine Corps Trials. This photo placed first in the Portrait category in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year photo competition. (Sgt. Mark Fayloga/USMC/MCT)

News

Polish and U.S. Air Force honour guards march during the Aviation Detachment Ceremony, Lask Air Base, Lask, Poland, Nov. 9, 2012. This photo placed honourable mention in the News category in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year photo competition. (Tech Sgt. Araceli Alarcon/USAF/MCT)

Stress

A competitor stresses during CrossFit Integrity, the Integrity's Revenge Battle of Charleston CrossFit games Oct. 6, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. This photo placed honourable mention in the Portrait category in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year photo competition. (SrA James Richardson/USAF/MCT)

 

Violence

A photo illustration created to raise domestic violence awareness for USS Theodore Roosevelt's (CVN 71) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions. This photo placed second in the Illustration category in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year competition. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Hurt/U.S. Navy/MCT)

Afghan

An Afghan National Army soldier poses with a poppy near the village of Karizonah, Khost province. This photo placed first in the Portrait category in the 2012 Military Photographer of the Year photo competition. (Joshua L. DeMotts/USAF/MCT)

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An interesting set of photos from the United States Military Photo competition. The images and winners from the 2012 Canadian Forces photo competition are at: https://www.cfpsa.com/en/AboutUs/PSP/recreation/DND%20Photography%20Contest%202012/Pages/default.aspx

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