Military in pictures, November 2016 (34 images)

From practicing riot control techniques to fighting wildfires in South Carolina to celebrating Thanksgiving while deployed; these are just some of the things members of the United States military have been doing in November 2016.
Updated: Dec. 4, 2016 at 8:09 AM
A Soldier assigned to 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division prepares to engage protesters during a training mission at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany, November 4, 2016. The Soldiers have spent the last few weeks honing their skills in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Kosovo in support of Kosovo Force (KFOR). Photos by Spc. Adeline Witherspoon/U.S. Army/UPI
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Members of the Combat Vets Association stand during the 35th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA, November 11, 2016. Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller attended the ceremony as the guest of honor. Photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun/U.S. Marine Corps/UPI
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A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 223, conducts an aerial refuel near Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC, November 15, 2016. Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 participated in an aerial refueling exercise with VMA-223, Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 3, and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 to maintain interservice operability. Photo by Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Brosilow/U.S. Marine Corps/UPI
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus poses for photos with Sailors during a Thanksgiving Day visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) on November 24, 2016. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anderson Branch/U.S. Navy/UPI
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U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jade Nichols, Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival, Support Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, observes recruits at the combat training pool on Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC, November 21, 2016. After demonstrations, recruits are tested on their ability to jump into deep waters, shed proper equipment, and tread water in full utilities as part of their swim qualifications. Photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah Stegall/U.S. Marine Corps/UPI
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The 2nd Engineer Battalion, currently stationed at Kuwait Naval Base, burn their unit colors in commemoration of the Battle of Kunu-Ri, when the unit burned its colors before being overran by the Chinese army, November 28, 2016. Soldiers from the battalion burn their colors to remember those fallen and captured in the fierce fighting. In 1950, the Chinese army surprised U.S. and U.N. forces by entering into the Korean War and forcing the U.S. Eighth Army and its units to withdraw from positions in present day North Korea. Photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard/U.S. Army/UPI
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Seaman Brad McNamee paints the flight deck aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) on November 23, 2016. San Antonio is deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operation. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Austin/U.S. Navy/UPI
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