NDU Press uses high-res photos from free and open sources to illustrate Joint Force Quarterly.  

Photos We Need

We have a special interest in photos that illustrate:
  • Big Data
  • Cyber
  • Joint Professional Military Education
  • Military Leadership
  • War Games

Want to contribute photos?

Do you have photos that you'd like to submit to the journal?  Contact Joey Seich ( for more information on how to submit your photos for consideration.  

Listed below is a list of resources we currently use to find photos.  


Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)

Department of Defense Flickr Site

Department of Energy - Photo Galleries

FEMA Photo Library

Library of Congress - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

NASA Image Galleries

National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Image Gallery

National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine Images from the History of Medicine

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Photo Library

NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Photo Library

NOAA Ocean Explorer Media Gallery

NOAA Ocean Service Photo Library

National Park Service Focus Digital Library & Research Station

National Park Service Historic Photos Collection

National Science Foundation Multimedia Gallery

Navy Photo Gallery

NIH Photo Galleries

Peace Corps Media Library

Search.USA.Gov Image Search

The White House Flickr

United Nations News & Media (Photos)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Flickr

U.S. Department of Agriculture Flickr

U.S. Department of Agriculture Photo Gallery

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Flickr

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Flickr

U.S. Department of State Flickr

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Flickr

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission