Category: Military photographer of the year runner-up
Marine Cpl. Sharadan Reetz, left, 21, of Indianola, Iowa, and Lance Cpl. Jarrett Hatley, 21, of Millingport, N.C., with the 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, rest next to Blue, an improvised explosive device detection dog, after clearing compounds with Afghan National Army soldiers during Operation Winter Offensive on Jan. 4, 2012.
Cpl. Reece Lodder
U.S. Marine Corps