The 7 Most Badass Photos CENTCOM Has Pinned On Pinterest

The 7 Most Badass Photos CENTCOM Has Pinned On Pinterest
Facebook may have decided that you shouldn’t see the news, but we think you deserve to be in the know with Gizmodo Australia’s reporting. To sign up for our daily newsletter covering the latest news, features and reviews, head HERE. For a running feed of all our stories, follow us on Twitter HERE. Or you can bookmark the Gizmodo Australia homepage to visit whenever you need a news fix.


Many have assumed that Pinterest merely serves as an online stomping ground for wedding planning. As the US Central Command’s presence on the social network shows, that assumption is patently false. In fact, Pinterest is more than just Tumblr for ladies, it’s Tumblr for WAR DOGS.

On that note, here are our five favourite photos CENTCOM has posted thus far.

WAR DOGS


Hey man, it’s not all TITANIUM FANGS and agression all the time. Sometimes a WAR DOG just needs a belly scratch, ya know?
Photo: Cpl Reece Lodder

JETS


Who doesn’t love jets? And who doesn’t love a jet flying over water with the after burners all the way turned up? No brainer.
US Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan P. Idle/Released

FLARES


Not that there’s really anything awesome about actual military action, but this shot, which was able to capture flares in mid-air, which were fired from a helicoper aiding special forces, is as impressive as it is haunting.
US Navy photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Dillon

IED HUNTING


This is like an archaeology dig of sorts. If you consider hunting for a buried improvised explosive device a form of Archaeology.
Photo: Sgt Amanda Hils

NUGGIES


That this soldier giving a local Afghanistani boy a nuggie isn’t a total PR nightmare for the military alone makes this photo worth posting.
US Army photo: Spc. Eric-James Estrada

BLACK HAWKS


It’s difficult not to look like a pack of badasses when you have a BLACK HAWK CHOPPER casually posted up behind you.
Photo: Sgt Daniel Schroeder

WAR DOGS


What? you think I was going to pass up a chance to post MORE WAR DOGS?!?!?! THINK AGAIN.
Photo: Cpl Reece Lodder

You can view all the rest over at the CENTCOM Pinterest page. [Pinterest]