NATO officials say Afghan militants fired rockets on Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, damaging a plane used by American Gen. Martin Dempsey.
Michal Novotny of the Czech Republic, Alex Pullin of Australia, Alberto Schiavon of Italy, Seth Wescott of the United States and Paul-Henri De le Rue of France, from left, clear a jump during the men's Snowboard-Cross FIS World Cup in Arosa, Switzerland.
A US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft drops humanitarian aid into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and surrounding areas on Jan. 18. The US military was conducting humanitarian and disaster relief operations as part of Operation Unified Response after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country on Jan. 12.
Ducks dive in search of food at a pond in Minsk, Belarus, on Monday.
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced the deployment of 17,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. Here, on Feb. 3, Army Sgt. Chris Burger, a member of the Army's 4th Brigade Combat team 25th Infantry Division, sat with his wife Lisa during a deployment ceremony for the brigade in Anchorage, Alaska. The men are being sent to Afghanistan for 12.