For the 12th consecutive year, the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs (OCPA) has compiled the best photos from all around the Army.

The selection process involved a yearlong photo search and compilation by OCPA and then voting on the images by the public via Facebook "Likes" and "Shares."

Photos were gathered from all around the Army — including social media, DVIDS, www.Army.mil, and more.

To see the 5 top images of 2014, click on the images on the carousel to the left - you can also view images in their full-size versions by clicking on the zoom button.

To view all 2014 top photos for each month of the past year, visit www.army.mil/yearinphotos/2014.