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Photograph of Medics and Litter Bearers Going Up the Ramp of an LCT as the Prepare for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of American Troops on LCT Preparing for Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Jeeps Being Driven into the Open Doors of a LCT in Preparation for the Normandy Invasion

Photograph of Stretchers Covering the Decks of a Coast Guard LCT

LCT AREA - HISTORICAL IMAGES

LCT AREA - HISTORICAL IMAGES

LCT AREA - HISTORICAL IMAGES

LCT AREA - HISTORICAL IMAGES

LCT AREA - HISTORICAL IMAGES

Lieutenant Colonel (LCT), Chris Choate, USAF, 492ND Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), Lakenheath, UK examines the book "The Transformation of American Air Power" given to him by the books author, Dr. Benjamin S. Lambeth (pictured right). Dr. Lambeth a senior staff member at the RAND Corporation and former Director of RANDS International Security and Defense Policy has published more than six dozen reports and articles on Soviet and Russian military affairs, air power, and other defense matters and has lectured widely on these subjects. Dr. Lambeth is visiting RAF Lakenheath for an F-15E Eagle aircraft orientation flight, with the 492ND Fighter Squadron

US Congressman The Honorable David Hobson (left), Republican (R) Ohio (OH) and several other Congressional Delegates are given a tour of the dining facility at Peter J. Ganci Jr. Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, by US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Richard Houston, Commander, 376 Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) Services Squadron, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Representative The Honorable Ed Royce, Republican (R) California (CA) shakes hands with US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Donald Derry, Commander, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) Security Forces Squadron (SFS), at Peter J. Ganci Jr. Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Major General (MGEN) James Skiff, Assistant Air Force Adjutant General for the State of Pennsylvania and Lisa Baker, Deputy CHIEF-of-STAFF for the Governor of Pennsylvania, greet USAF Lieutenant Colonel (LTC), Jim Astro, a EC-130E Command Solo/ Rivet Rider, aircraft Navigator assigned to the 193rd Special Operations Wing (SOW), Pennsylvania Air National Guard (ANG) after LCT Astros return to Harrisburg International Airport (IAP), Middletown, Pennsylvania (PA), from his most recent deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Dave Long, assigned to the 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), 3rd Civil Affairs Group (CAG), distribute candy to local Iraqi children, in the town of Umm Qasr, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Dave Long, assigned to the 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), 3rd Civil Affairs Group (CAG), distribute candy to local Iraqi children, in the town of Umm Qasr, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Dave Long, assigned to the 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), 3rd Civil Affairs Group (CAG) gives candy to a small Iraqi boy, in the town of Umm Qasr, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) David H. Petraeus, (front row center) Commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); US Ambassador to Iraq The Honorable Paul Bremer (blue suit); USA Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) William Bishop, Commander, 431st Civil Affairs Battalion; and the Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Divisions Civil Military Operations Center (CMOC), walk towards the CMOC for a meeting regarding the mission in Mosul, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Kenneth Keslar, 32nd Air Refueling Squadron, is embraced by wife Donna, after disembarking from a USAF KC-10 Extender aircraft amid a snowstorm, at McGuire Air Force Base (AFB), New Jersey (NJ). LCT Keslar and members of his Unit are returning home from a 60-day deployment, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Milner (foreground) Commanding Officer (CO) Marine Air Group Four Two (MAG-42) Detachment C, salute an assembled platoon of his Marines assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron Seven Seven Three (HMLA-773) returning home at Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base (NAS/JRB), Belle Chasse, Louisiana (LA), following a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Milner (foreground) Commanding Officer (CO) Marine Air Group Four Two (MAG-42) Detachment C, returns a salute from Marines assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron Seven Seven Three (HMLA-773) returning home at Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base (NAS/JRB), Belle Chasse, Louisiana (LA), following a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant Major (SGM) Scott C. Mykoo, proudly delivers the Squadron Colors to USMC Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts, Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). During the Ceremony LTC Roberts will relinquish his command to USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby who was previously the Squadron's Executive Officer (XO)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts (foreground), Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), relinquishes his command to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby, during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). Sergeant Major (SGM) Scott C. Mykoo, acts as flag bearer

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Mark G. Mykleby, In-Coming Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), delivers his incoming speech during the during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts (right), Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), receives the Meritorious Service Medal award from USMC Colonel (COL) David H. Peeler, Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group Three One (MAG-31), during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). During the Ceremony Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts relinquished his command to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby, who is pictured left

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts (foreground), Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), passes the Unit Colors to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby, during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). Sergeant Major (SGM) Scott C. Mykoo, acts as flag bearer

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts (foreground), Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), passes the Unit Colors to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby, during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). Sergeant Major (SGM) Scott C. Mykoo, acts as flag bearer

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts (foreground), Out-going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), delivers his farewell speech during the during the Change of Command Ceremony for VMFA- 533, aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Color Guard present the Colors during the Change of Command Ceremony for Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA- 533), aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). During the Ceremony Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) L. Ross Roberts relinquished his command to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Mark G. Mykleby

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Douglas A. Denn, In-Coming Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312), addresses member of his new command, during the Units Change of Command Ceremony held aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Jack R. Snider, Out- Going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312), delivers his farewell speech during the Units Change of Command Ceremony held aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Jack R. Snider (right), Out- Going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312), receives the Meritorious Service Medal award from USMC Colonel (COL) David H. Peeler, Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group Three One (MAG-31), during the Change of Command Ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Color Guard presents the Colors during the Change of Command Ceremony for Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312), aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC). During the Ceremony Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Jack R. Snider relinquished his command to In-Coming Commander, USMC LTC Douglas A. Denn

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LCT) Jack R. Snider, Out- Going Commander, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312), passes the unit color to the In-Coming Commander, LTC Douglas A. Denn, during the Units Change of Command Ceremony held aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina (SC)

A Polish Amphibious Vehicle containing US Marine Reservists, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 24th Marine Division, enters the Baltic Sea to embark the Polish Lublin Class (Type 767) LCT/Minelayer ORP POZNAN (824), during a Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2004 beach assault exercise. The mission of BALTOPS 2004 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation, and interoperability among forces and personnel of the participating nations and support national unit/staff training objectives through a series of robust training exercises

A Polish amphibious vehicle containing US Marine Reservists, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 24th Marine Division, embarks onto the Polish Lublin Class (Type 767) LCT/Minelayer ORP POZNAN (824), during a Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2004 beach assault exercise. The mission of BALTOPS 2004 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation, and interoperability among forces and personnel of the participating nations and support national unit/staff training objectives through a series of robust training exercises

The Polish Lublin Class (Type 767) LCT/Minelayer ORP POZNAN (824) opens its ramp in preparation to receive a combat raiding raft during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2004. The mission of BALTOPS 2004 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation, and interoperability among forces and personnel of the participating nations and support national unit/staff training objectives through a series of robust training exercises