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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

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Rescue workers remove debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A strong earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)

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Traditional Khukuri - For something really exotic, check out the Nepalese Khukuri. Similar to a machete, the the mid-length curved khukuri is used as both a tool and as a weapon in Nepal. This easily recognizable, iconic blade is popular with collectors across the globe. Usually carried in a leather case, most come with two smaller knives.

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Nepalese students wait for their school bus in front of a collapsed house as thousands of schools across the districts worst hit by two major earthquakes in Nepal reopened Sunday, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 31, 2015. With most school buildings damaged or unsafe, the Education Ministry ordered that classes be held in temporary classrooms. According to a UNICEF statement, 32,000 classrooms were destroyed and 15,352 classrooms were damaged after the two major earthquakes in Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) ** FILE **

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In this May 12, 2015 photo provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, Los Angeles County Fire Department urban search and rescue team memebrs work to recover survivors from a four-story building that collapsed in this week’s earthquake in Singati, a mountain village in Nepal. Tuesday’s temblor was an aftershock to the April 25 main Gorkha earthquake that’s killed more than 8,000 people. The Disaster Assistance Response Team included 57 urban search and rescuers each from Los Angeles County and Fairfax County, Va. (Kashish Das/USAID/via AP)

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A Nepalese army soldier clears rubble from a damaged house at Lele in Lalitpur, Nepal, Thursday, May 14, 2015. On April 25, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake killed thousands of people, injured tens of thousands more and left hundreds of thousands homeless. Then, just as the country was beginning to rebuild, a magnitude-7.3 earthquake battered it again. (AP Photo/Bikram Rai)

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A Nepalese woman carrying belongings walks past a damaged house in Chautara, Nepal, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The condition of many of the buildings damaged in the April 25 earthquake, got worse after the magnitude-7.3 quake Tuesday. (AP Photo/Bernat Amangue)

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Nepalese people gather in a temporary shelter after another earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. A major earthquake has hit Nepal near the Chinese border between the capital of Kathmandu and Mount Everest less than three weeks after the country was devastated by a quake. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa)

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FILE - In this Sunday, April 26, 2015, file photo, rescue workers remove debris as they search for victims of an earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal. A strong magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File)

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Nepalese earthquake-affected victims salvage belongings from their damaged homes in Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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A child injured in Saturday's earthquake, is carried on a stretcher after being evacuated in an Indian Air Force helicopter at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. The death toll from Nepal's earthquake is expected to rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Rescue teams carry a body dug out of the collapsed Sitapyla church in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. A strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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People rest on debris at Durbar Square after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

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An Injured person receives treatment outside the Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

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A herd of buffaloes stand before they are slaughtered during a mass sacrifice ceremony at Gadhimai temple in the jungles of Bara district, about 160 miles (100 miles) south of Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. A festival believed to be the largest animal sacrifice ritual in the world began Friday in southern Nepal, where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck and a Hindu goddess will grant their wishes. Organizers and the authorities defend the festival held every five years as a generations-old tradition, though animal rights activists decry it as barbaric. During the 2009 festival, an estimated 200,000 animals and birds were sacrificed. (AP Photo/Sunil Sharma)

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Western Kentucky University professor John All speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, May 22, 2014. The American climber said he fell into a crevasse on a Himalayan mountain in Nepal but managed to crawl to his tent despite broken ribs and an arm before being rescued the next morning. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)