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Straight on shot of a group of people posing for a picture. US Marine LT Ron Stevens, front and center, with black goggles on his Kevlar helmet, from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, poses with US Marine and Nigerian Army Engineers at the Restore Hope Orphanage in Mogadishu, Somalia. The joint effort by the Soldiers repaired the roof of the orphanage (not shown) in preparation for the upcoming rainy season. The orphanage is the home for about 1800 Somali orphans ranging from infants to mid-teens. Stevens, a three-year USMC veteran, is 28 years old and if from Los Angeles, California. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

Straight on shot of a group of people posing for a picture. US Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SGT G. Robinson Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Untitled Category: Directors Choice Place: 3rd Place Exact Date Shot Unknown Caption: 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Human Exploitation Team Interrogator Translator, Sergeant Billy Montgomery uses his secondary language, Arabic to speak with a Bedouin shepherd while conducting daily range sweeps during exercise Eager Mace 98-1 in Kuwait. Montgomery alert Kuwait locals of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps training taking place

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Untitled Category...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 98-1 Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. Mike Wentzel Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fire an M240G 7.62mm medium machine gun aboard USS PELELIU (LHA 5) during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton to train Navy and Marine Corps personnel in amphibious operations

Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fire an M240G 7.62...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Uss Peleliu (LHA 5) Scene Major Command Shown: USS PELELIU 13TH MEU MARINES Scene Camera Operator: PH2... more

Major Craig Tucker, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Operations Officer, briefs the Crisis Action Team mission plan aboard the USS PELELIU (LHA-5) during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 97. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Major Craig Tucker, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Operations O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Uss Peleliu (LHA 5) State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Sh... more

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Camp Pendleton, California, practice fast rope drills from an UH-1H Huey from HMH-164 (REIN) on the flight deck of the USS PELELIU (LHA 5) in support of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton to train Navy and Marine Corps personnel in amphibious operations

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Camp Pendleton,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Uss Peleliu (LHA 5) Scene Major Command Shown: HMH-164(REIN) AND USS PELELIU Scene Camera Operator: PH... more

A light armored vehicle (LAV) from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), "B" Co, 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, waits for orders to move during a patrol. 1ST LAR Bn detached a Company of LAVs to the MEU for a six month deployment

A light armored vehicle (LAV) from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... more

Marines attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), 1ST Light Armored Regiment (LAR), 1ST Platoon, "B" Co., prepare their Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) for patrolling

Marines attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), 1ST Ligh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... more

An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank from the 1ST Tank Battalion, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and a light armored vehicle (LAV) from 2nd Platoon "B" Company, 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, prepare for a mechanized assault

An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank from the 1ST Tank Battalion, 13th Mari...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... more

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) tend to a wounded who was injured in a simulated SCUD attack on Red Beach, at Camp Pendleton during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ, largely taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton, is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) tend to a wounde...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... more

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) tend to a wounded who was injured in a simulated SCUD attack on Red Beach, at Camp Pendleton during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ, largely taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton, is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) tend to a wounde...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ '97 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene... more

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Anglico Detachment commander, Marine Corps CPT Rick Uribe pulls-in his parachute after a 1,250-foot jump from a C-130 Hercules cargo plane into Drop Zone McKena near Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Marines attached to 13th MEU are participating in the amphibious Exercise Eager Mace 98-1. (Duplicate image, see also DMSD0204612 or search 971205M0000W001)

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Anglico Detachment commander, Mar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 98-1 Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Mike Wentzel Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) ANGLICO (Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company marines) Detachment commander, US Marine Corps Captain Rick Uribe pulls-in his parachute after a 1,250-foot jump from a C-130 Hercules aircraft into Drop Zone McKena near Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Marines attached to 13th MEU are participating in the amphibious Exercise EAGER MACE 98-1. (Duplicate image, see also DNSD0003501 or search 971205M0000W001)

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) ANGLICO (Air and Naval Gunfire Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 98-1 Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Mike Wentzel, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

With the help of tanks and Assault Amphibian Vehicles (AAV), Marines attached to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) A Company, 1ST Battalion breach a set of concertina wire, move through trenches and prepare an exercise attack on Hill #163 in Kuwait. Marines attached to 13th MEU are participating in the amphibious Exercise Eager Mace 98-1. (Duplicate image, see also DMSD0204613 or search 971215M0000S002)

With the help of tanks and Assault Amphibian Vehicles (AAV), Marines a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 98-1 Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Joe Steiger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

With the help of tanks and Amphibian Assault Vehicles (AAV), Marines attached to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) "A" Company, 1ST Battalion, breach a set of concertina wire, move through trenches and prepare an exercise attack on Hill #163 in Kuwait. Marines attached to 13th MEU are participating in the amphibious Exercise EAGER MACE 98-1. (Duplicate image, see also DNSD0003497 or search 971215M0000S002)

With the help of tanks and Amphibian Assault Vehicles (AAV), Marines a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EAGER MACE 98-1 Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Joe Steiger, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

LCPL Andrew Roscoe,13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California, Command Element Comunications checks out his radio equipment before the Non-combatant Evacuation Operation during exercise RIMPAC 98. A Landing Craft Air Cushion on which the Marines arrived can be seen in the background

LCPL Andrew Roscoe,13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, Cal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 (Nac) James G... more

CWO3 Dough McKenzie (right), attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California, Command Element makes last minute preparation before the Non-combatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) during exercise RIMPAC 98

CWO3 Dough McKenzie (right), attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Kaneohe State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 (Nac) James G... more

US Marine Corps CPL Scott Hoback, assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California, armed with an M-16 rifle with grenade launcher, takes his position as point for an assault during exercise RIMPAC '98. In the background can be seen several Landing Craft, Air Cushion on which the Marines arrived

US Marine Corps CPL Scott Hoback, assigned to the 13th Marine Expediti...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Majors Beach State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 (Nac Jam... more

With US Navy warships on the horizon, US Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California from Boat Co., Foxtrot 21, Camp Pendleton, California clear the beach for an amphibious assault during exercise RIMPAC '98

With US Navy warships on the horizon, US Marines of the 13th Marine Ex...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Barking Sands, Kauai State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1(... more

US Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California, armed with M-16 rifles, from Boat Co., Foxtrot 21, Camp Pendleton, California clear the beach for an amphibious assault during exercise RIMPAC '98

US Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, Cali...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Barking Sands, Kauai State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1(... more

US Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, California, armed with M-16 and 9mm M-9 handgun from Boat Co., Foxtrot 21, Camp Pendleton, California clear the beach for an amphibious assault during exercise RIMPAC '98

US Marines of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Pendleton, Cali...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 Base: Barking Sands, Kauai State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1(... more

Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Jacob Davenport, US Navy, Fleet Marine Force (FMF), prepares to give an Anthrax vaccine shot to a US Marine deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC) aboard USS BOXER (LHD-4) during a Western Pacific deployment, WestPac 99-1

Hospital Corpsman Third Class (HM3) Jacob Davenport, US Navy, Fleet Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), US Marine Corps, conduct fastrope training from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter onto the flight deck of the USS BOXER (LHD 4) to maintain their proficiency during a Western Pacific deployment, WestPac 99-1

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditiona...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), US Marine Corps, conduct fastrope training from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter onto the flight deck of the USS BOXER (LHD 4) to maintain their proficiency during a Western Pacific deployment, WestPac 99-1. A second CH-46E is parked on flight deck

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditiona...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Major Command Shown: 13th MEU (SOC) COMBAT CAMERA Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Re... more

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), US Marine Corps, conduct fastrope training from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter onto the flight deck of the USS BOXER (LHD 4) to maintain their proficiency during a Western Pacific deployment, WestPac 99-1

Marines from the Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditiona...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Major Command Shown: 13th MEU (SOC) COMBAT CAMERA Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Re... more

A US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364 (Reinforced) (HMM-364), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC) takes off from the flight deck of the USS BOXER (LHD 4) during routine flight operations. A CH-46E Sea Knight is parked on elevator. Western Pacific deployment, WestPac 99-1

A US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Boxer (LHD 4) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Hospital Corpsman Third Class (MH3) Chris Lugo, US NAVY (USN), assigned to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) gathers vital information from a Kenyan man during humanitarian assistance operations conducted during Operation EDGE MALLET at Mombassa, Kenya

Hospital Corpsman Third Class (MH3) Chris Lugo, US NAVY (USN), assigne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET Base: Mombasa Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Dan Sewell, Military Policeman (MP), Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Service Support Group (SSG) 13, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), stands guard duty at the base camp at the Udari Range during Exercise Eager Mace 99-1 during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. LCPL is armed with a 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Dan Sewell, Military Poli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Udari Range State: Al Jahrah Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Aerial view of the US Marine Corps (USMC), Battalion Landing Team 2/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), standing in parade formation, at the Udari Range, Kuwait

Aerial view of the US Marine Corps (USMC), Battalion Landing Team 2/1,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Udayri Range Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Don L. Maes, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

Dangling from a US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, Marines with Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), SPIErig (Special Insertion Extraction rigging) in from a Helicast as part of the ongoing training to maintain readiness during WEST PAC 99-1. (SUBSTANDARD)

Dangling from a US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter, Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... more

Marines and Sailors deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, Man the Rails as the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) pulls away from the pier to embark upon a six month Western Pacific Cruise

Marines and Sailors deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, look towards the pier as they Man the Rails as the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) pulls away from it's home port of San Diego for a six month Western Pacific Cruise

Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Marines and Sailors deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, Man the Rails as the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) pulls away from the pier to embark upon a six month Western Pacific Cruise

Marines and Sailors deployed with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

US Marine Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes, a SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) GUNNER with Third Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13TH Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), holds security at the Beach Landing Zone on Arturo Island during a Humanitarian Assistance Operation, East Timor, September 2000. US Marines and Sailors from Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group spent three days in East Timor providing Medical and Community Relations Services to help rebuild the war torn nation

US Marine Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes, a SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE OPERATION, EAST TIMOR Base: Arturo Island Country: East Timor (TMP) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Brande... more

A Marine from MEU Service Support Group 13, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (13th MEU(SOC)), pushes a Manlift Vehicle with a John Deere 644E TRAM onto a Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) in preparation for backload onto the USS Tarawa (LHA 1) during a Humanitarian Assistance Operation in East Timor. Marines and sailors from Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group spent three days in East Timor providing Medical and Community Relations Services to help rebuild the war torn nation

A Marine from MEU Service Support Group 13, 13th Marine Expeditionary ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dili Port Country: East Timor (TMP) Scene Major Command Shown: 13TH MEU (SOC) COMBAT CAMERA Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc ... more

Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes a SAW GUNNER with Third Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/1, 13TH Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (13th MEU (SOC)), holds security at Arturo Island Beach Landing Zone during a Humanitarian Assistance Operation, East Timor, September 2000. The M249 SAW carried over Hughes right shoulder is a 5.56mm Squad Automatic Weapon. Marines and Sailors from Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group spent three days in East Timor providing Medical and Community Relations Services to help rebuild the war torn nation

Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes a SAW GUNNER with Third Platoon, India C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arturo Island Country: East Timor (TMP) Scene Major Command Shown: 13TH MEU (SOC) COMBAT CAMERA Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, Us... more

US Marines with Third Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13TH Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), provide security for the Beach Landing Zone during a Humanitarian Assistance Operation in East Timor, September 2000. US Marines and Sailors from Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group spent three days in East Timor providing Medical and Community Relations Services to help rebuild the war torn nation

US Marines with Third Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE OPERATION, EAST TIMOR Base: Arturo Island Country: East Timor (TMP) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Brande... more

US Marine Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes, a SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) GUNNER with Third Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13TH Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), stops for a refreshing drink from a coconut that the local children offered with gratitude during a Humanitarian Assistance Operation, East Timor, September 2000. US Marines and Sailors from Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group spent three days in East Timor providing Medical and Community Relations Services to help rebuild the war torn nation

US Marine Lance Corporal Gregory Hughes, a SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE OPERATION, EAST TIMOR Base: Arturo Island Country: East Timor (TMP) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Brande... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Benjamin Heimerl, Section Leader, Weapons Platoon, India Company (I CO), Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1ST Marines (BLT 3/1), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), stands his security post aboard Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS COLE (DDG 67) as it is towed to sea. The wounded COLE will rendezvous with the Motor Vessel (MV) BLUE MARLIN for transport to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), during Operation DETERMINED RESPONSE

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Benjamin Heimerl, Section Leader...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Cole (DDG 67) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mark Miller, Team Leader, Weapons Platoon, India Company (I CO), Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1ST Marines (BLT 3/1), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), stands his security post aboard Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS COLE (DDG 67) as it is towed to sea. LCPL Miller is armed with a 5.56 mm M16A2 rile. The wounded COLE will rendezvous with the Motor Vessel (MV) BLUE MARLIN for transport to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), during Operation DETERMINED RESPONSE

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mark Miller, Team Leader,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Cole (DDG 67) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mark Miller a Team Leader with Weapons Platoon, India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), stands his security post aboard the USS COLE (DDG 67) as it is towed to sea for a rendezvous and transport to its homeport of Norfolk, Virginia (VA), during Operation Determined Response

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Mark Miller a Team Leader...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Colonel Christopher J. Gunther, Commanding Officer of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, addresses Marines and Sailors during the Marine Corps 225th Birthday Ceremony aboard the flight deck of the USS TARAWA (LHA 1)

Colonel Christopher J. Gunther, Commanding Officer of the 13th Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Don L. Maes Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Lieutenant Colonel Michael W. Quinlan, Executive Officer for the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, stands at parade rest as his Marines observe the 225th Marine Corps Birthday Ceremony aboard the flight deck of the USS TARAWA (LHA 1)

Lieutenant Colonel Michael W. Quinlan, Executive Officer for the 13th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Don L. Maes Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Lance Corporal Ruiz and his assistant GUNNER Lance Corporal Wickerham, both attached to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, engage multiple ground targets with their M-240 Golf Machine Guns during training on Range 1, Al Hamra Training Area, United Arab Emirates in support of exercise Iron Magic 2000

Lance Corporal Ruiz and his assistant GUNNER Lance Corporal Wickerham,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRON MAGIC 2000 Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: Don L. Maes Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Gil Ramirez, Cannoneer, Alpha Battery 1ST Battalion, 11th Marines (1/11), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), fires a M198 Howitzer in training area D, as part of a live fire and maneuver during Exercise IRON MAGIC, United Arab Emirates (UAE), WESTPAC 00-2

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Gil Ramirez, Cannoneer, A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

Marines with Alpha Battery 1/11, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, fire M198 Howitzers in training area "D", during live fire and maneuvering exercises in support of exercise Iron Magic 2000 in the United Arab Emirates

Marines with Alpha Battery 1/11, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Speci...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRON MAGIC 2000 Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien Release Status: Released to... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) personnel with Alpha Battery 1/11, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), watch the rounds fly as they fire an M198 155mm Towed Howitzer in training area "D", during a live fire maneuver in support of Exercise Iron Magic, in the United Arab Emirates

US Marine Corps (USMC) personnel with Alpha Battery 1/11, 13th Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more

Corporal Carlos Perez and Lance Corporal Jason Malone attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, fire 60mm Mortar onto distant targets during live fire training exercises in support of exercise Iron Magic 2000 in the United Arab Emirates

Corporal Carlos Perez and Lance Corporal Jason Malone attached to the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRON MAGIC 2000 Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, Usmc Release Status: Relea... more

One of four M1A1 Main Battle Tanks with Tank Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, California, moves away from it's target, practicing defensive movements on range 2 of Al Hambra training area in the United Arab Emirates in support of exercise Iron Magic 2000

One of four M1A1 Main Battle Tanks with Tank Platoon, Battalion Landin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRON MAGIC 2000 Country: United Arab Emerites (UAE) Scene Camera Operator: Branden P. O'Brien Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Tube launched Optically Wire guided (TOW) Missile Gunners with Combined Arms Assault Team (CAAT) Platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), observe their TOW Missile scream downrange towards its intended target during live fire training at Udari Range, Kuwait

Tube launched Optically Wire guided (TOW) Missile Gunners with Combine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vdari Range Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: Branden P. O'Brien Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) David Krell, Armorer, 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1ST Marines (BLT 3/1), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), scrubs with a wire brush to a winch cable, attached to a USMC Light Armored Vehicle-Recovery (LAV-R), of rust and corrosion during a wash down at Camp Doha, Kuwait

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) David Krell, Armorer, 1ST...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Doha Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Branden P. O'Brien, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Colonel (COL) Christopher J. Gunther, Commanding Officer 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), leads a memorial service on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima. Commemorating the Marine landing and WW II battle

US Marine Corps (USMC) Colonel (COL) Christopher J. Gunther, Commandin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mount Suribachi State: Iwo Jima Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: USS TARAWA LHA-1 Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw) David L. Miller,... more

STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer, USMC, Maintenance CHIEF, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)), directs the driver of the Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25). The LAV is being pulled out of the mud, during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa. The green flag indicates that the weapons are in a safe state. The unit is participating in a live fire exercise

STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer, USMC, Maintenance CHIEF, Charlie Comp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marines from MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) outline their capabilities to the Kenyan Army during combined training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marines from MEU Service Support Gro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Bryant V. Cox, Usmc... more

Lance Corporal George H. Burton, USMC, Driver, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), cleans up during a brass & trash call after completing live fire training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa. One of the Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s sits behind him

Lance Corporal George H. Burton, USMC, Driver, Charlie Company 1ST Lig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marines from MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) give a demonstration of their capabilities to the Kenyan Army during combined training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marines from MEU Service Support Gro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Bryant V. Cox Rele... more

A view from the turret as a Marine from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), drives the Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) down a dusty road during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa. The LAVs M242 25mm chain gun is clearly visible

A view from the turret as a Marine from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Marines from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) drag out the wench line. It will be hooked up on the back of a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25), to pull it out after it got stuck during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Marines from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Corporal (CPL) Matthew R. Pinson, USMC, GUNNER, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), calls down to his gunner, passing on corrections on his point of aim during live fire training at EDGED MALLET 02 Kenya Africa. CPL Pinson mans the 7.62 mm Machine Gun pintle mounted on the turret. The red flag indicates to all that live ammunition is in use

Corporal (CPL) Matthew R. Pinson, USMC, GUNNER, Charlie Company 1ST Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera... more

Marines & Sailors, part of a combined Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) unit, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), with the Kenyan Army inspect an item that was blown up during combined training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Marines & Sailors, part of a combined Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EO...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Corporal Michael J. Weber, USMC, Vehicle Commander, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), looks down range to see if the target was hit or not, during live fire training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Corporal Michael J. Weber, USMC, Vehicle Commander, Charlie Company 1S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Marines from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), clean up by doing a brass & trash call after completing live fire training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Marines from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Stuck up to the axle a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) gets hooked up to a wench by STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer, Maintenance CHIEF, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)). The vehicle got stuck during EDGED MALLET '02, a training ops in Kenya, Africa

Stuck up to the axle a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) gets hooked u...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Corporal Matthew R. Pinson, USMC, GUNNER, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), radios in to correct the point of aim on the gunner of the Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) at live fire training during EDGED MALLET '02 Kenya, Africa

Corporal Matthew R. Pinson, USMC, GUNNER, Charlie Company 1ST Light Ar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

A Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), fires its M242 25mm chain gun down range during live fire training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

A Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) from Charlie Company 1ST Light Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Captain Robert C. Rice, USMC, Commanding Officer, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) observes as one of his Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s as it is being pulled out during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Captain Robert C. Rice, USMC, Commanding Officer, Charlie Company 1ST ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s from, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) work together to pull out one of their fellow "War Pigs" after getting stuck during training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa. (Substandard image)

Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s from, Charlie Company 1ST Light Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Bryant V. Cox Rele... more

Corporal Michael J. Weber, USMC, (Left), Vehicle Commander & Lance Corporal Justin J. Fajardo, USMC, (Right), GUNNER both with Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)). They add empty casings to a link of rounds, to limit the number of rounds fired per burst from the M242 25mm chain gun on their Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25). They are participating in live fire training during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

Corporal Michael J. Weber, USMC, (Left), Vehicle Commander & Lance Cor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer USMC, (Left), Maintenance CHIEF, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) hooks up a wench line on the front of a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25). Meanwhile Corporal Daniel B. Rubin, Platoon Mechanic tugs on the line to assist the aid of pulling the other LAV-25 out during EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

STAFF Sergeant Charles R. Dozer USMC, (Left), Maintenance CHIEF, Charl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

A Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) from Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), fires its M242 25mm chain gun down range during live fire training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

A Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) from Charlie Company 1ST Light Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

MASTER Sergeant Dorsey (second from right), Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team Leader, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) discuss their capabilities to the Kenyan Army during combined training at EDGED MALLET '02 in Kenya, Africa

MASTER Sergeant Dorsey (second from right), Explosive Ordinance Dispos...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s from, Charlie Company 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) "War Pigs" from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) work together to pull out one of their fellow "War Pigs" after it got stuck during EDGED MALLET '02 training in Kenya, Africa

Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25)s from, Charlie Company 1ST Light Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET '02 Base: Manda Bay Naval Base State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camer... more

Two Kenyan grade school students read together while the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, assist in building a new schoolhouse in Faza, during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02

Two Kenyan grade school students read together while the 13th Marine E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Corporal Oscar Jimenez, USMC, Combat Engineer, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, drills a pilot hole into the wood section so a nail can be hammered through to help secure it to the bridge into Faza. The bridge is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

Corporal Oscar Jimenez, USMC, Combat Engineer, MEU Service Support Gro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Corporal Scott E. McLain, USMC, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) interacts with the Kenyan school kids near the schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The Marines are there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations

Corporal Scott E. McLain, USMC, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Servic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

A GUNNERY Sergeant from Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) becomes a new perch for a young Kenyans pet monkey near the schoolhouse hes working in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

A GUNNERY Sergeant from Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), MEU Servic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Lance Corporal Johnny Pineda, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engineer Battalion), BLT 1/4 (Battalion Landing Team), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), along with a local Kenyan, puts nails into the tin roof on the schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02

Lance Corporal Johnny Pineda, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A group of Combat Engineers from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, assess what needs to be done next on rebuilding the bridge into Faza. The bridge is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

A group of Combat Engineers from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Lance Corporal Jaquaie L. McAter, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engineer Battalion), BLT 1/4 (Battalion Landing Team), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, trims the tin roof used by the Marines of the 13th MEU when they built a schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The building occurred during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02

Lance Corporal Jaquaie L. McAter, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Comb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Marine Combat Engineers from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, work together building the bridge into Faza. The bridge is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

Marine Combat Engineers from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Speci...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Corporal Scott E. McLain, USMC, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) interacts with the Kenyan school boys and girls near the schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The Marines are there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations

Corporal Scott E. McLain, USMC, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Servic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

Corporal Omar A. Medina, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) performs a trumpet solo for Kenyan school kids near the schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The Marines are there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations

Corporal Omar A. Medina, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Service Suppo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

Corporal Robert D. Walkley, USMC, Small Computer Systems SPECIALIST, Command Element, S-6 (Communications), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, takes a moment for a drink during the building of the school house in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

Corporal Robert D. Walkley, USMC, Small Computer Systems SPECIALIST, C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A local Kenyan construction worker trims some of the Coral brick with his hammer during the building of the schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built by the Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

A local Kenyan construction worker trims some of the Coral brick with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A view of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, and Kenyan locals putting up a new schoolhouse. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

A view of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Ope...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

After a long morning of construction in the heat, a group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, take a moment to relax and eat chow in the shade near the schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

After a long morning of construction in the heat, a group of Marines f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) run towards a CH-53 Sea Stallion in a field next to the schoolhouse in Faza, Kenya. The Marines were there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations in Kenya

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

A view of the Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) constructing a new schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

A view of the Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

STAFF Sergeant Glen R. Lenocker, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engineer Battalion), BLT 1/4 (Battalion Landing Team), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, replenishes his water supply as a local Kenyan looks on during the building of the schoolhouse. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

STAFF Sergeant Glen R. Lenocker, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

During the construction of the new schoolhouse at Faza, spectators gathered, one a young Kenyan with is pet monkey comes over to check out Corporal Scott E. McLain, USMC, Landing Support SPECIALIST, MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)). The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

During the construction of the new schoolhouse at Faza, spectators gat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A group Kenyan school children watch Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) who are sitting (out of frame) under the shade of a tree near the schoolhouse in Faza. The Marines are there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations in Kenya

A group Kenyan school children watch Marines from the 13th Marine Expe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

As Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, work on the bridge into Faza; Kenaya a Kenyan carries his daughter across safely in his arms. The bridge is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

As Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) gather sand up for the concrete to build a new schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) take a moment to relax and eat chow in the shade of a large tree near the schoolhouse they are building in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A Marine from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, helps students carry a school desk during the building of the new schoolhouse. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Faza, Kenya

A Marine from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A Kenyan schoolgirl looks on as Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, assist in building a new schoolhouse in Faza, during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02

A Kenyan schoolgirl looks on as Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A GUNNERY Sergeant from Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), MEU Service Support Group 13 (MSSG-13), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) holds on to the leash of a young Kenyans pet monkey near the schoolhouse hes working in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

A GUNNERY Sergeant from Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), MEU Servic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) strapped in and ready to go in a CH-53 Sea Stallion in a field next to the schoolhouse in Faza. The Marines were there as part of a team, doing a little extra by, building a new schoolhouse during EDGED MALLET 02 as part of community relations in Kenya

A group of Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGED MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL B... more

Lance Corporal Antonio D. Rosado, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engineer Battalion), BLT 1/4 (Battalion Landing Team), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, takes a moment to talk with a local Kenyan boy during the construction of the schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

Lance Corporal Antonio D. Rosado, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Comb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Marines on the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)), Camp Pendleton, California, mix concrete to be used on the schoolhouse being built in Faza, Kenya during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02

Marines on the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more

Lance Corporal Jason S. Leonard, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Combat Engineer Battalion), BLT 1/4 (Battalion Landing Team), from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU (SOC)) takes a moment to talk with his Kenyan co-worker while working on the roof of the schoolhouse in Faza. The schoolhouse is being built as part of community relations during Exercise EDGE MALLET 02 in Kenya

Lance Corporal Jason S. Leonard, USMC, Combat Engineer, 1ST CEB (Comba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EDGE MALLET 02 Base: Faza State: Coast Country: Kenya (KEN) Scene Major Command Shown: 13 MEU Scene Camera Operator: CPL Br... more