Boston, Massachusetts. (July 4, 2023): In this photo by MC1 Raymond Minam, volunteers with the 1812 Marine Guard fire a saluting volley aboard USS Constitution during 4th of July celebrations in Boston Harbor.
Colorado Springs, Colorado. (July 7, 2023): In this photo by Trevor Cokley, Basic cadets from the Class of 2027 receive an intimidating welcome during their first day at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Termed “I Day,” this is the first step in a cadet’s journey to becoming an Air or Space Force Officer and it can be a jarring experience for young recruits accustomed to the comforts of civilian life.