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A 155mm howitzer M198, towed by an M939 series (6x6) 5 ton cargo truck moves out with other elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) as the unit forms up a convoy bound for Skopje, Macedonia. The first wave of Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived ashore in Litohoro during the early-morning hours in support of the NATO Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. The first to arrive from the Amphibious Ship USS PONCE (LPD 15) (Not shown) were aboard Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) (Not shown) followed by Landing Craft Utility Boats (LCUs) (Not shown), and Landing Craft Air Cushions (LCACs) (Not shown). The 26th MEU and USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) Amphibious ...

A 155mm howitzer M198, towed by an M939 series (6x6) 5 ton cargo truck moves out with other elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) as the unit forms up a convoy bound for Skopje, Macedonia. The first wave of Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived ashore in Litohoro during the early-morning hours in support of the NATO Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. The first to arrive from the Amphibious Ship USS PONCE (LPD 15) (Not shown) were aboard Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) (Not shown) followed by Landing Craft Utility Boats (LCUs) (Not shown), and Landing Craft Air Cushions (LCACs) (Not shown). The 26th MEU and USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) Amphibious ...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: A 155mm howitzer M198, towed by an M939 series (6x6) 5 ton cargo truck moves out with other elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) as the unit forms up a convoy bound for Skopje, Macedonia. The first wave of Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived ashore in Litohoro during the early-morning hours in support of the NATO Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo. The first to arrive from the Amphibious Ship USS PONCE (LPD 15) (Not shown) were aboard Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) (Not shown) followed by Landing Craft Utility Boats (LCUs) (Not shown), and Landing Craft Air Cushions (LCACs) (Not shown). The 26th MEU and USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) Amphibious Ready Group (Not shown) are deployed in support of NATO Operation Allied Force.

Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE

Base: Litohoro

Country: Greece (GRC)

Scene Camera Operator: CWO2 Seth Rossman

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

10/06/1999
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The U.S. National Archives
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