Military in pictures, December 2016 (31 images)

History is made as Japan's Shinzo Abe becomes the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor, the stars of "Captain America" - Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson - visit troops on USO Holiday Tour, remembering Pearl Harbor, and more.
Updated: Jan. 2, 2017 at 11:31 AM
Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans perform for service members during the USO Holiday Tour at Incirlik Air Base, December 5, 2016. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and USO entertainers, will visit service members who are deployed from home during the holidays at various locations across the globe. Photo by Dominique A. Pineiro/DoD/UPI
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe present wreaths at the USS Arizona Memorial to honor the service members killed during the December 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 27, 2016. Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit the USS Arizona Memorial. Photo by Jay M. Chu/U.S. Navy/UPI
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Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans sign autographs for service members during the USO Holiday Tour at Incirlik Air Base, December 5, 2016. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and USO entertainers, will visit service members who are deployed from home during the holidays at various locations across the globe. Photo by Dominique A. Pineiro/DoD/UPI
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Cpl. Keaton Ohlsen, from Rapid City, South Dakota and assigned to Martial Arts Instructor Course 1-17, conducts squad push-ups during a MAIC aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, December 15, 2016. MAIC is a three-week long course that put applicants through rigorous training designed to instill teamwork and develop leadership abilities necessary for a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructor to instruct classes. Photo by Sgt. Brittney Vella/U.S. Marine Corps/UPI
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A team including U.S. Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Joshua Guffey, left, Capt. Michael Sickels, right, assigned to Detachment Delta, 4th Law Enforcement Battalion, and local resident Robert Kirk, center, pause to adjust their gear while traveling via snow machine across the Northwest Arctic Borough in Alaska, December 4, 2016. Guffey, Sickels and Kirk, traveled across the Northwest Arctic Borough to deliver holiday gifts for Alaskan children while participating in Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots is supported by the United States Marine Corps Reserve with a goal of delivering, through a new toy during the holiday season, a message of hope to youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive and patriotic citizens. Photo by Alejandro Pena/U.S. Air Force/UPI
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Airman 1st Class Avery Friedman, a member of the 106th Rescue Wing Honor Guard, performs "Taps" during a moment of training at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, Westhampton Beach, NY, on December 15, 2016. Photo by Christopher S. Muncy/US Air National Guard/UPI
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A Marine assigned to Martial Arts Instructor Course 1-17, flips over a bar while completed a obstacle course during a MAIC aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, December 15, 2016. MAIC is a three-week long course that put applicants through rigorous training designed to instill teamwork and develop leadership abilities necessary for a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructor to instruct classes. Photo by Sgt. Brittney Vella/U.S. Marine Corps/UPI
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