Army Presents Top 5 Images of 2014

  • Black Hawks fly in Korean and U.S. Marines
    On March 13, 2014, pilots from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment and 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, flew in more than 300 Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines on 25 Black Hawks for an air assault. (Photo: Christopher Bodin)
  • French child offers tribute on 70th D-Day anniversary
    June 6, 2014: For the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a French child, dressed as an American World War II Soldier, stands tall while saluting the sands of Omaha Beach, France. (Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington)
  • April 4, 2014: Chinook helicopters from 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, transport Humvees into Landing Zone Red Crow during the full dress rehearsal for Operation Golden Eagle, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado)
  • Soldiers honor Walter D. Ehlers, last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from D-Day
    March 8, 2014: Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division pay tribute during a memorial for Walter D. Ehlers, the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient to participate in the D-Day invasion. (Photo: Sgt. Daniel Stoutamire)
  • Warrior Diplomat soldiers at Fort Hood
    October 9, 2014: Warrior Diplomat Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, work as teams to negotiate obstacles at the Leaders Reaction Course on Fort Hood. (Photo: Sgt. Mark Brejcha)

For the 12th consecutive year, the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs (OCPA) has compiled the best photos from all around the Army.

The selection process involved a yearlong photo search and compilation by OCPA and then voting on the images by the public via Facebook "Likes" and "Shares."

Photos were gathered from all around the Army — including social media, DVIDS,, and more.

To see the 5 top images of 2014, click on the images on the carousel to the left - you can also view images in their full-size versions by clicking on the zoom button.

To view all 2014 top photos for each month of the past year, visit

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