A U.S. Marine armored personnel vehicle is off-loaded from a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) .
Kuwait Naval Base (Jul. 06, 2004) A U.S. Marine armored personnel vehicle is off-loaded from a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) during USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) transfer of equipment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Belleau Wood's ESG is commanded by Brigadier General Joseph V. Medina, and is comprised of the staff of Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG 3), Amphibious Squadron Five, USS Belleau Wood, USS Denver (LPD 9) and USS Comstock (LSD 45), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC), USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), USS Preble (DDG 88), USS Hopper (DDG 70), and USS Charlotte (SSN 766). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Alan D. Monyelle File# 040706-N-9885M-094