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3rd place in the Combat Operations category: Nepalese army soldiers unload aid and relief supplies, delivered by Joint Task Force 505, from a UH-1Y Venom in the Kavrepalanchowk District, Nepal, May, 11, during Operation Sahayogi Haat. The Nepalese Government requested the U.S. Government’s assistance after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country, April 25. The U.S. government ordered JTF 505 to provide unique capabilities to assist Nepal. IMAGE: STAFF SGT. JEFFREY D. ANDERSON, USMC

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1st place in the Combat Operations category: A U.S. Air Force pararescueman with Joint Task Force 505 helps evacuate earthquake victims from an area near Charikot, Nepal, after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the country, May 12. JTF 505 along with other multinational forces and humanitarian relief organizations are currently in Nepal providing aid after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 25. At Nepal’s request, the U.S. government ordered JTF 505 to provide unique capabilities to assist Nepal. IMAGE: STAFF SGT. JEFFREY D. ANDERSON, USMC