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BGEN Joseph E. Hopkins, assistant commanding general, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, arrives to observe his men during the Combined Arms Operation (CAQ 1-82)

A Marine AV-8A Harrier aircraft lands at Blackstone Airfield to take part in the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). The Marines participating are a part of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade

U.S. Marines from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, check a map as they play the role of aggressors during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). They are dressed as Soviet naval infantrymen and are armed with Soviet rifles

Two U.S. Marines from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade play the role of aggressors dressed as Soviet naval infantrymen armed with Soviet rifles, during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82)

A Marine from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, who is wearing an M-17A1 gas mask, gives first aid to a wounded buddy during a simulated nuclear blast. This training is a part of the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82)

A Marine amphibious LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicle is heavily camouflaged during the Combined Arms Operation (CAQ 1-82)

A Marine amphibious LVTC-7 tracked command vehicles that is a part of the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82), is in the process of being camouflaged with a net, cut trees and branches. The Marines participating are a branches. The Marines participating are a part of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade

A U.S. Marine from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, sets a booby trap while playing the role of an aggressor during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). They are dressed as Soviet naval infantryman and are armed with Soviet rifles

A U.S. Marine from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, playing the role of an aggressor dressed as a Soviet naval infantrymen and armed with a Soviet rifle, waits in ambush during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82)

A Marine OV-10A Bronco aircraft and a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter are being readied for participation in the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). The Marines participating are a part of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade

U.S. Marines from the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade, play the role of aggressors dressed as Soviet naval infantrymen armed with Soviet rifles, during the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82)

A Marine amphibious LVTC-7 tracked command vehicles that is a part of the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82), is camouflaged with a net hanging above it and cut small trees placed around it. The Marines participating are a part of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade

US Marine Corps Privates First Class N.R. Smith and Moore, both from Company C, 1ST batallion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepare to launch a missile from a SMAW or shoulder fired missle anti-tank weapon. These Marines are practicing on one of the ranges in the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the island of Hawaii during a HCAO or Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation

On the 27th of January 2001 the commanders of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), Hawaii, use this map to keep track of their forces for an ongoing HCAO or Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation

US Marine Corps First Lieutnants Bossie and Galvin, Headquarters Company 3rd Marine Regiment, along with US Marine Corps Captain Boyd plan logistical support for the Marines in the field during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation (HCAO) in the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

A bright blast follows the impact of the explosive device at the head of an MK153 SMAW (Shoulder fired Missile Anti-tank Weapon) on Range 11D within the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), Hawaii. US Marine Corps Private First Class D. Bacon (not shown), of Charlie company 1ST Batallion 3rd Marine Regiment Assualt Section fired the SMAW during training for a Hawiian Combined Arms Operation or HCAO

US Marine Corps Corporal J. Pena an armorer for the 3rd Marine Regiment explains the jam procedures for the M-140 Golf to a group of Marines in the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, for a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation

Marines from Alpha Battery, 1ST Batallion, 12th Marines, prepare for a fire mission for the M-189 Howizter which they maintain. These Marines are in the midst of a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation within the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

A Marine from Alpha Battery, Gun 3, 1ST Batallion, 12th Marines, stages the rounds that will be fired from his team's M-198 Howizter during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

US Marine Corps Lance Corporal Beebe, a videographer from the Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Combat Visual Information Center, shoots video at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, grenade range during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation. (Substandard image)

US Marine Corporal Hazard, 1ST Batallion, 12th Marines, gets ready to launch a practice grenade at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, grenade range during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation

In a gas mask and armed with an M16 rifle, US Marine Corps Private First Class Cerny from Weapons Company, 1ST Battalion, 3rd Marines, helps to provide security for his company's monitor and survey team during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation within the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

A rocket with a line of C-4 attached known as a line charge explodes within a mock mine field during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation in the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

A round from an M-198 Howitzer from 1ST Battalion, 12th Marines, blasts over a dormant steam vent in the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation

An F-18 Hornet aircraft out of the Dallas/ Ft Worth area being piloted by a Marine reservist. The pilot is practicing manuevers during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation above the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mattew Fontenot and Private First Class (PFC) Bryan Englert, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepare a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Merchant and Sergeant (SGT) Bivins, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepare a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system onboard an AM General HMMWV (High-Mobility, Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) M998 Series Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mattew Fontenot and Private First Class (PFC) Bryan Englert, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepare a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Private First Class (PFC) David Preira, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepares a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system onboard an AM General HMMWV (High-Mobility, Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) M998 Series Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Owen Wood, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), sights in on a target with a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Matthew Fontenot, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepares a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Private First Class (PFC) David Preira, Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion (BN), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepares a Hughes TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire command link guided missile) heavy anti-tank weapon system onboard an AM General HMMWV (High-Mobility, Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) M998 Series Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle during a live-fire exercise as a part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Elvis Gutierrez, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), works on an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), open the trails of their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), load their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), fire their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2. In the far background is Mount Fuji

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Joshua Hughes, GUNNER with Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), sights in his M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Alex Fabian, GUNNER, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), raises the tube to maximum elevation on an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), load their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Johnathon Huizar, CHIEF, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepares M198 155mm Towed Howitzer rounds for a live-fire exercise during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Alex Fabian, GUNNER, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), digs in the spades of an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Johnathon Huizar, CHIEF, Gun One, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), prepares M198 155mm Towed Howitzer rounds for a live-fire exercise during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), rush forward in the midst of a block ambush during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Alex Fabian, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), awaits orders in preparation for a block ambush during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Michael Golembesky, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), provides security in the midst of a block ambush during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), set up four M198 155mm Towed Howitzers during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), pulls the lanyard to fire an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), load their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer in preparation to fire during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Michael Golembesky, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), provides security for a convoy after a hasty displacement during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Chad Hayes, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), provides security for a convoy after a hasty displacement during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Sergio Monzon (left) and Private First Class (PFC) James Muelken, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), takes time out to brush their teeth and clean up during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), provides security for a convoy after a hasty displacement during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), rush forward in the midst of a block ambush during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Johnathon Huizar, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), takes time out to shave during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Michael Golembesky, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), provides security for a convoy after a hasty displacement during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Al Lambdin, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), pulls the lanyard to fire an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Joseph Partida, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), closes the breach of an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer before firing during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Al Lambdin, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), swabs the breach of an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer after firing during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Al Lambdin, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), clears the breach of an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer after firing during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Battery, 3rd Battalion (BN), 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MAR DIV), load their M198 155mm Towed Howitzer in preparation to fire during a field operation in the North Fuji Training Area as part of Fuji Combined Arms Operation FY-04-2