The Military Visual Awards has announced its winning photographs for 2019, honoring the best military photos captured worldwide over the past year.
This was the first year the competition wasn’t limited to the United States — photographers and videographers from across the globe could submit entries, and over 2,000 photos and videos were sent in.
2019 MVA Photographer of the Year
The top prize of 2019 MVA Photographer of the Year was awarded to photographer Chris Hibben, who is part of the Air Force’s 4th Combat Camera Squadron. Here’s a selection of photos from his winning portfolio:
Here are a selection of winning photos from the 12 individual categories: