Navy Seaman Daniel Freeman provides security as his squad gets out of a V-22 Osprey during Operation Black Dawn in the Garmsir district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 17. Freeman is a corpsman with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. The Woodstock, Ga., native and his squad conducted security patrols and vehicle checks in the desert for 24 hours during the operation.
Cpl. Colby W. Brown / Marine Corps