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Sergeant Bates with Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, lays in gun (M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer) at OP (Observation Post) Left Training Area during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, which is built around 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and...

Sergeant Bates with Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, lays in gun (M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer) at OP (Observation Post) Left Training Area during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, which is built around 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant Bates with Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, lays in the gun (M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer) at the OP (Observation Post) Left Training Area during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, which is built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat Service Support Element (CSSE).

Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5/6-97

Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms

State: California (CA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: LCPL R. L. Kugler Jr., Usmc

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

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05/05/1997
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