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PFC Sal de George Manhattan asst. gunner

PFC John H. Minihan Rockford Ill 30 cal heavy water cooled gunner

Just below bullet junction covering a draw PFC Frank R. Boddy Inf (Chic.)

PFC Ines Kirkman of Des Moines, Iowa, Cpl. Glena Cooper of Beaver Dan, Kentucky, PFC Billy Vinyard of Yerba Buena, California Wring Out Their Clothes after Their Tent Collapsed in a Rainstorm at the Advance WAC Detachment Area, Leyte Island

Marine Pfc. Luther R. Loguire, 8903 North Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, Raises U.S. Flag at American Consulate in Seoul, While Fighting for the City Raged Around the Compound

Mrs. Dean L. Bruce is assisted by her husband and GYSGT A. K. Willford, dining facility manger, in cutting the ribbon to official open Bruce Hall. The building was named after their son, PFC Daniel D. Bruce. LGEN Joseph C. Fegan, commanding general, is looking on

PFC. Paulette Lambert, of the Medical Department Activities Co., takes a patient's blood pressure at the Health Clinic

Marine PFC Michael F. Darche lifts his goggles after a successful tank assault against "opposition forces" during Exercise BRAVE SHIELD XVI

PFC Elvin Suarez operates an SB-22 switchboard at the Marine Air Control Squadron 6 site, located at Bogue Field. In the background is a radar antenna

U.S. Marine Corps PFC. Adam Brantley, a rifleman with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, sits on his pack and on deep snow while waiting for the plan of the day in the Khowst-Gardez Pass, Afghanistan, on Dec. 29, 2004. These Marines are conducting security and stabilization operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by CPL James L. Yarboro) (Released)

U.S. Marine Corps PFC. Adam Brantley, a rifleman with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provides security behind his FNMI 5.56mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) during on a long security halt in the Khowst-Gardez Pass, Afghanistan, on Dec. 29, 2004. These Marines are conducting security and stabilization operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by CPL James L. Yarboro) (Released)

One of the many jobs that PFC Robert W. Cook has with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron 18, is the posting of flight times on a glass display panel

During 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion's mass casualty field training at the Central Training Area, LCPL Pete Leyva is one of the make believe casualties with a fractured leg. PFC Russell Boyes tends to Leyva's leg by using his rifle as a splint

Armed with an FNMI 5.56mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), U.S. Marine Corps PFC. Adam Brantley, a rifleman with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, waits for his convoy to depart on a mission to the Khowst-Gardez Pass, at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, on Dec. 28, 2004. These Marines are conducting security and stabilization operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by CPL. James Yarboro) (Released)

PFC Jessie Stevens (left), and CPL Norm Campbell inspect their 81mm mortars prior to leaving for maneuvers in the Indian Ocean with the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit

Radioman PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command. They are armed with M-16A1 rifles

Radioman PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command. They are armed with M-16A1 rifles

Radioman PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command. They are armed with M-16A1 rifles

Radioman PFC. J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL. C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the marine Corps Development and Education Command. They are armed with M-16A1 rifles

Radio Communications Man PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command. They are armed with M-16A1 rifles

Radioman PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command

AN Army relief team carries an Army tent in a box to a waiting truck following a major earthquake on November 23. Members of the relief team are: SPEC. 4 Martin O'Connor, right; SPEC. 4 Danio Bartl, left; PVT. David Stone, front; SPEC. 6 Ron Davis, rear; and PFC. Oscar Santiago, far right. The men are from the 1ST Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza

PFC. James Graham guides an M-88 medium recovery vehicle to a parking spot in the tank park

Woman Marine, PFC Belinda R. Robinson of the Base Military Police, issues a visitor's pass at the main gate

PFC Charles D. Sharick is taking care of his feet during a break period. Sharick is a member of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. The unit is on a 100-mile hike

Radioman PFC J. Krippendorf and his squad leader, CPL C. Candelario, both from the Marine detachment of the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), train in tactical maneuvers at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command

PFC A .L. Hernandez, left, and PFC T. D. Stinemetz are the honor graduates of their Series 8. Each is wearing the dress blue uniform and the rank of private first class, gifts for being honor graduates

Private First Class J. Graham, a machine gunner with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines aims his M-60 machine gun from a foxhole as his "A" gunner, PFC J. Pilar, feeds the bullets. They are part of Battalion Landing Team 2/4 participating in the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation System (MCCRES) test at Camp Schwab

Marine PFC Marlyn D. Best is one of the guards for the truck convoy during the combat readiness evaluation at the Pakalula Training Area. The Marines are from the 1ST Marine Brigade here in Hawaii

PFC Benjamin Holmes of Co. B, 1ST Bn., 35th Inf., 25th Inf. Div., on guard duty at the entrance of the newly constructed underground Tactical Operations Center during Operation Thunderbolt. Holmes is armed with an M-16A1 rifle/grenade launcher

PFC Gilton R. Moore of the 1ST Bn., 35th Inf., 25th Div., smiles as he is asked about his feelings on the field training exercise Operation Thunderbolt. His answer was "this is great infantry country and I enjoy the training."

Woman Marine PFC. Lynn Holmgren, a photographer at the Training and Audiovisual Support Center of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, inspects a photograph to its immersion into the wash solution

A combat-ready Marine, PFC Williams, prepares to fire the light anti-armor weapon (LAW) during Operation CAX 1-2-82 at the Marine Corps Air-to-Ground Combat Center

PFC James of the 2nd Marine Division, armed with an M-16A1 rifle, positions himself behind a boulder during Operation CAX 1-2-82 at the Marine Corps Air-to-Ground Combat Center

A combat-ready Marine, PFC Jones, fires his M-16A1 rifle from a prone position at a bunker during Operation CAX 1-2-82 at the Marine Corps Air-to-Ground Combat Center

In combat town, PFC Don Williams of Company B, 1ST Battalion, 4th Marines, prepares to assault a building. His M-16A1 rifle is equipped with the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES)

In combat town, PFC Roscoe Partin, of Co. B, 1ST Bn., 4th Marines, cleans the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) on his M-16A1 rifle

PFC Phillip Pendleton, great grand nephew of the late MGEN Joseph H. Pendleton, goes through infantry training

Marines of the 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion undergo training with the bangalore torpedo. PFC Edward Tapia (left), and LCPL Pete Leyva check this section of the torpedo to see which ends go together

Atlantic Ocean....An aerial view of Maritime Pre-positioning Ship Squadron 1 underway. The squadron is composed of: 2nd LT. John P. Bobo (T-AK- 3007), foreground, SGT. Matej Kocak (T-AK-3004), PFC. Eugene A. Obregon (T-AK-3005) and MAJ. Stephen W. Pless (T-AK-3006). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Marines of the 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion undergo training with the bangalore torpedo. PFC Eric Hamby slides two sections together prior to positioning the torpedo under a barb wire fence

PH1 Ted Salois Tinian, Marianas Islands....Marine PFC. Edwin Childs, his face smeared with camouflage paint, stands in the jungle with his M-16A2 rifle during exercise Kennel Bear '89. PFC. Childs and other Marines from Marine Barracks Guam are acting as aggressors against Seabees from Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 3 and Marines from the 3rd Force Service Support Group. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

SSGT Ronald Klumeper, non-commissioned officer in charge, Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP), counsels PFC James Lee, 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger), on upcoming training

PFC Jim Williams, a candidate in the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP), 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger), fires an M-60 machine gun under the supervision of SGT Gary King during special weapons training on Range 31

PFC. Dean Richardson, a candidate in the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP), 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger), fires the Swedish-K 9mm submachine gun during special weapons training at Range 31

PFC. Art Burgess, a candidate in the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP), 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry (Ranger), fires a Winchester-built combat shotgun during special weapons training at Range 31

PFC Dennie Pack, a candidate in the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP), fires an M-1611A1 .45-caliber pistol during RIP special weapons training at Range 31

PFC Charles Isaacs from Marine Security Group 17 prepares the form for the new radar dome foundation

PFC William F. Celestino, Co. C, 2nd Bn., 60th Inf., fires a .22-caliber subcaliber device attached to a Dragon training device

PFC Brian DeGroot, Co. C, 2nd Bn., 60th Inf., aims a Dragon training device as Howard Spiering adjusts the .22-caliber subcaliber device attached to it

SSGT Clifford Hoffman, 164th Smoke Generator Squadron, adjusts the M-3A3 smoke generator valve with a wrench while PFC Frank Robbins reaches for the gas flow valve in preparation for starting the M-3A3 for a demonstration

SSGT Clifford Hoffman, 164th Smoke Generator Detachment, adjusts an M-3A3 smoke generator valve while PFC Frank Robbins leads hoses into a 4-gallon barrel of fog oil in preparation for starting the M-3A3 for a demonstration

LCPL Marshall and PFC Williams prepare a machine gun position for a live fire exercise during Operation CAX 4-81

PFC Phillips from 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, prepares his M-60A1 machine gun for a live fire exercise during Operation CAX 4-81

PFC Williams and PFC Simmons of 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, operate an M-60A1 machine gun for a live fire exercise during Operation CAX 4-81

PFC Daniel Swain, a medic with the 9th Infantry Scout Company, heats some water to prepare a meal of hot field rations after returning from a three-day patrol

PFC Thomas Caldwell from Fort Lewis, Washington, completes the set up of radar gear for the Hawk missile

PFC Kenneth Patton, 709th Maintenance Battalion, looks over a maintenance manual as he prepares to work on a deuce and a half (2 1/2-ton) vehicle during a maintenance evaluation by the Ordnance Team, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

PFC J. A. Briwick, Weather Services Section, fills a weather balloon, used to check air currents

PFC Moana N. Magalei, a member of the 25th Infantry Division Military Police Company, guards the 25th Infantry Division Headquarters during the joint Republic of Korea/U.S. training exercise Team Spirit '82

PFC Jeff Sullivan provides fire cover for other team members with an M-203 grenade launcher during annual training exercise for the 104th Cavalry of the Pennsylvania National Guard

LCOL Richard Avadikian, with the assistance of PFC Rothrock, prepares to perform a spay operation on a dog at the Department of Defense Dog Center

SRA Christine Bendell (left) and PFC Dan Rothrock prepare a dog for a spay operation at the Department of Defense Dog Center

PFC. Michael Harris mans a concealed M-60 machine gun during annual training exercises for the Pennsylvania National Guard, A Troop, First Squadron, 104th Cavalry of Philadelphia Center City. The 104th Cavalry is the nations oldest active military unit

PFC. John Kennedy, a Marine infantryman armed with a Redeye anti-aircraft guided missile weapon system, sights in on an OV-10A Bronco aircraft as it flies high above

During his field training, PFC Ernest Sanchez carefully sights in on his target with the XM-76 heat seeking training weapon

PFC Joseph Roberts, 7th Marines, has the honor of pinning a new battle streamer on the regimental colors during a re-dedication ceremony

PFC Craig Keiser of the 82nd Airborne is a M-60 machine gunner and also a policeman during Exercise Reforger '82

LT Hamad Al-Angari of Kuwait and PFC David Howard of the United States discuss operations during multi-national ranger training at the Dahlonega Ranger Camp

LT Hamad Al-Angari of Kuwait discusses patrol operations with PFC Steve Robinson during multi-national ranger training at the Dahlonega Ranger Camp

PFC Rodney Bethume, Company A, 25th Infantry Division, wearing protective clothing and armed with an M-16A1 rifle, stands guard during the field training exercise Quick Thrust

PFC Richard Cummings, Co. B, 3rd Bn., 187th Bde., 101st Abn. Div., prepares to defend a bridge against the advancing enemy during the field training exercise Quick Thrust

PFC Richard Foster, Co. B, 3rd Bn., 187th Bde., 101st Abn. Div., prepares to defend a bridge against the enemy during the field training exercise Quick Thrust

PFC Randy Winters, Co. B, 3rd Bn., 187th Bde., 101st Abn. Div., uses a light anti-tank weapon (LAW) to protect a bridge from the enemy during the field training exercise Quick Thrust

Private First Class David Harris, right, and PFC Richard Voegtlin, both of Company C, 27th Engineers Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, prepare to stand guard duty with an M-67 90 mm recoilless rifle during Exercise EAGLE STRIKE III

PFC Gary Heath and SGT Michael Robillard of the 1ST Bn., 321st Field Artillery, defend their position with an M-72 light anti-tank weapon during exercise Eagle Strike III

Private First Class Latoi Wooten (foreground) and PFC Willie Tucker, both of the 364th Supply and Service Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, freshen up in the field shower facility they and other members of their unit constructed for Exercise EAGLE STRIKE III

PFC Jackie L. Grider, 3rd Plt., E Trp., 2nd Bn., 6th Cav., works on the aerial sight of a 25mm cannon mounted in the turret of an M-2 Bradley cavalry fighting vehicle. The 3rd Platoon is on maneuvers at the U.S. Army Armor Center

PVT. 2 Fernando Gonzales and PFC. Michael Narris of Charlie Company, 1ST/19th Scout Platoon, await the 25th Combat Aviation Bn. UH-1A Iroquois helicopter that will pick them up for an air assault during exercise Opportune Journey 4-84

PFC. Terry Ostrander and SGT. Curtis Vanchoff of the 25th Inf. Div. Military Police, spot "enemy" aircraft flying overhead and prepare to fire on them with an M-60 machine gun during annual training exercises

PFC. Jose Rodriguez and SPEC. 4 Charles Washington, 81mm mortar section, 1ST Bn., 35th Inf., 25th Inf. Div., prepare for a live fire training exercise with an 81mm mortar

Major General William H. Schneider, commander of the 25th Infantry Division, examines the M-60 machine gun pit of PFC Thomas Flood, assistant gunner with Company A, 1ST Battalion , 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Thomas' unit is undergoing an annual Army Training and Evaluation Program at the US Army`s Pohakuloa Training Area

PFC. James A. Williams of the Combat Support Company, 1ST Bn., 35th Inf., 25th Inf. Div., places a 107mm round of ammunition into the tube of a 4.2 mortar gun during annual artillery training exercise

PFC James A. Williams, assistant gunner for a 4.2-inch motor section of the Combat Support Company, 1ST Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, places a 107 mm motar round into the tube of his weapon. His unit is participating in a live-fire training exericse and an Army Training and Evaluation Program (ARTEP) at the US Army`s Pohakuloa Training Area

Members of the 432nd Medium Truck Company, 346th Transportation Corps Battalion discuss the procedures for preoperative vehicle maintenance during an annual field training exercise at Camp Santiago. Left to right are SGT. 1ST Class Santos, SPEC. 4 Vinares, 1ST SGT Sanchez, PFC. De Jesus and CAPT. Rodriguez

Private First Class (PFC) Richard Strickland, 1ST Platoon, 48th Brigade, 108th Armored Division, Georgia National Guard, washes an M113 armored personnel carrier in the motor pool after the training Exercise COMPANY TEAM DEFENSE

Private First Class (PFC) John McCure, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry, 24th Division, Regular Army, looks out from a cover position at a roadblock during the training Exercise COMPANY TEAM DEFENSE. He is armed with an M60 machine gun equipped with a Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System. (Substandard image)

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas W. Holden, commanding officer of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (HMM-262), undergoes decontamination procedures with the aid of Private First Class (PFC) Lipps during a combat readiness evaluation exercise. PFC Lipps is wearing nuclear-biological-chemical (NBC) gear. Visible in the background are two CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters

A front view of a fast attack vehicle operated by PFC. Drain Mackley and SGT. Dom Hanover of the 9th Infantry Division

GEN John A. Wickham Jr., US Army chief of staff, presents the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantry Badge to Private First Class (PFC) Timothy G. Romick of Company A, 1ST Battalion, 75th Rangers. Romick is at Womack Army Community Hospital recovering from wounds received in action in Grenada

Artwork: "Portrait of German Sniper Sharpshooter PFC Hortenek, 73D Infantry Division," 1944. Artist: Willy Herman. Catalog Number: G.W.1.3021.47. US Army Art Collection

Private First Class (PFC) Heriberto Torres of Company A, 1ST Battalion, 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, prepares to fire an M16A1 rifle equipped with an M203 grenade launcher at advancing Blue Forces during the joint South Korean/US Exercise TEAM SPIRIT '84. He is a member of the Orange Forces

Private First Class (PFC) Garfield Jones refuels an M151 lightweight vehicle as Sergeant (SGT) B. Jiles looks on from the driver's seat, during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '84 at the National Training Center

SPEC. 4 Albert Irvin, left, of the 173rd Transportation Company signs for fuel issued by PFC. Kathy Blankey at the petroleum oil lubricants issue point during exercise Gallant Eagle '84

SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Devora Probeck, left, Private First Class (PFC) Tim Chier, center, and PFC Harry Dobbs work inside an MTC-9 switchboard van during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '84

PFC. Laura Allen, right, and PVT. 2 Patricia Cotter secure an M-60A1 main battle tank to a flatbed rail car, after it was offloaded from the vehicle cargo ship USNS CAPELLA (T-AKR 293) during exercise Gallant Eagle '84. The women are from the 567th Transportation Battalion

Private First Class (PFC) Lisa Nichols of Company B, 42nd Signal Battalion, arrives at a prepositioning of materiel configured to unit sets (POMCUS) site during SPEARPOINT '84 a phase of Exercise REFORGER '84

Private First Class (PFC) Dean Shimp prepares to fire an M47 Dragon anti-tank assault weapon as Sergeant First Class Richard Bohen stands by during a live fire exercise at the Pohakuloa Training Area. They are members of the 1ST Battalion, 19th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, participating in Exercise OPPORTUNE JOURNEY 4-84

PFC. Darrell Martin of Company A, 1ST Bn., 27th Inf., 25th Inf. Div., sets up an M-29 81mm mortar with an M-53 sight unit for a live fire exercise at the Pohakuloa Training Area

Private First Class (PFC) Tim R. Blanton of Company A, 5th Infantry, 25th Division, keeps is M16A1 rifle ready while on the lookout for opposing forces during Exercise OPPORTUNE JOURNEY 4-84