Military in pictures, August 2016(38 images)

From the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve celebrating its centennial to the USAF Thunderbirds passing over Three Sisters volcanic peaks, members of the military around the world faced a number of challenges in August. Here are some highlights in pictures.

Colombian Air Force Capt. Juan Monsalve, A-29B Super Tucano pilot, prepares for take-off during Exercise Green Flag East at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., on August 17, 2016. The Super Tucano is the Colombian Air Force's most effective aircraft currently in operation, providing air support to its military forces on day-to-day operations. Photo by Mozer O. Da Cunha/U.S. Air Force/UPI | License Photo
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