Friday, June 08, 2007

Charleston Airman is Military's Photographer of the Year

This is 36 year-old Combat photographer Tech. Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock. From BlackAnthem News:

The 15-year Air Force veteran is assigned to the 1st Combat
Camera Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. Lock has photographed U.S.
servicemembers in action during multiple tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Combat
camera photographers document military operations from around the world, and
their photos are routinely viewed by senior Pentagon leaders, Lock

"We're the eyes and ears of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,"
he explained. Lock's photos have appeared in major publications, including the
New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. His photos also are featured in the
book titled, "A Day in the Life of the United States' Armed Forces," along with
work by 125 of the world's-best photojournalists.

Congratulations, Sgt.! And thank you for your service to your country.