Monday be like… 

What face do you make when lifting weights?

U.S. Army Sgt. Nicholas Wohlers strains to set a new weight goal in the sumo deadlift event during the Dragoon Games hosted by the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, March 24, 2013.

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Scott Tynes.

Afghan Air Force Mi-17 maintainers and Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air air advisors work together on the Mi-17 Sept. 6, 2017, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The Mi-17 is the most advanced program in the AAF, which controls all routine maintenance and flying operations. Starting in 2017, the service will transition to the UH-60 Blackhawk as the new rotary wing platform. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel)

Members of 27 Squadron, RAF Regiment on patrol near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, January 2010. The main weapon on this WMIK Land Rover is a 40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG). The GMG fires 40mm high explosive grenades up to 2km at a rate of 340 rpm.


Soldiers serving with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, shoot a round down range from their M777A2 howitzer on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on KAF from Forward Operating Base Pasab. The shoot also provided training for a fire support team from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th IBCT, 4th Inf. Div.


Tornado’s from 31 Squadron, RAF Marham, take off at Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan where they continue to provide vital close air support and reconnaissance to ISAF troops on the ground as coalition forces hand over to the Afghans.

Thirty Soldiers got the chance to earn one of the more rare badges allowed on the U.S. Army Service Uniform, the German Armed Forces Badge of Marksmanship, during a qualification range at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 9, 2014.