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A Fast Attack Vehicle Crew from "B" Co., Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)), provides heavy weapons support with an M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun for security at the US Embassy housing complex in Tirana, Albania, during Operation SILVER WAKE. The 26th MEU (SOC) was called upon to perform a NEO (Non-combatant Evacuation Operation) of US citizens that desired to leave Albania, due to the current civil strife

A Fast Attack Vehicle Crew from "B" Co., Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)), provides heavy weapons support with an M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun for security at the US Embassy housing complex in Tirana, Albania, during Operation SILVER WAKE. The 26th MEU (SOC) was called upon to perform a NEO (Non-combatant Evacuation Operation) of US citizens that desired to leave Albania, due to the current civil strife

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: SILVER WAKE

Base: Tirana

Country: Albania (ALB)

Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Tim Shearer, Usmc

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

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Date

16/03/1997
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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