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Corporal Nathan Church, 3rd Platoon, "B" Co, Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)), sits with fixed bayonet on his M16A2 assault rifle behind a sandbagged defense position in 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

Corporal Nathan Church, 3rd Platoon, "B" Co, Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)), sits with fixed bayonet on his M16A2 assault rifle behind a sandbagged defense position in 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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