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Lt. Pfeifer, the successful German ace

Lt. Pfeifer, the successful German ace

German Military Activities and Personnel

Lt. Baldamus, the successful German Ace

Lt. Baldamus, the successful German Ace

German Military Activities and Personnel

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Sheldon O. Hall, standing next to a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1943. 1LT Hall is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills. His hometown is Ottawa, Ohio.  (Exact date shot unknown)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Henderson Field State: Guadalcanal Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SGT C.L. Smith, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Paul A. Mullen, taken in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Guadalcanal, June 6, 1943. 1LT Mullen is an ace pilot and is credited with 6 kills. His hometown is 45 Ordale Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Guadalcanal Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SGT W. G. Wilson, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Frank B. Baldwin, taken at Russell Islands July 3, 1943 as he sits in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. 1LT Baldwin is an Ace Pilot credited with 10 kills

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Russell Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ), Joseph H. Reinberg, taken at Guadalcanal, July 4, 1943. MAJ Reinberg is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills. (Substandard image)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Guadalcanal Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: Mgen Bert Lynch, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Jack Pittman, Jr, taken at Russell Island, July 4, 1943 as he sits in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. TSGT Pittman is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills. His hometown is Amarillo, Texas

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Technical...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Georgia Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT E. Hart, Jr, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Herbert H. Long, Air Ace. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Herbert H. Long, Air Ace. Off...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mg Sergeant Bart Lynch Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) Donald H. Sapp, taken at Russell Islands September 15, 1943. MAJ Sapp is an Ace Pilot credited with 11 kills.  (Substandard image)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Russell Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT E. M. Hart, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) William N. Case, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Russell Islands, October 5, 1943. 1LT Case is an Ace Pilot credited with 8 kills

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Rusell Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Edwin M. Hart, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Second Lieutenant (2LT) Alvin J. Jensen, standing in front of a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Vella LaVella, Soloman Islands, November 14, 1943. 2LT Jensen is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Second Li...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vella Lavella Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: Tsgt D. Q. White, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) John F. Bolt, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Vella La Vella, December 5, 1943 as he stands in front of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. 1LT Bolt is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills. His hometown is Sanford, Florida

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Vella La Vella Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SGT D. W. White, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

United States Marine Corps First Lieutenant Marine Ace, Frank C."Red"Thomas, from Longview Farm Martinsburg, West Virginia, had nine Japanese planes to his credit.  He scored all his victories in the month of January 1944

United States Marine Corps First Lieutenant Marine Ace, Frank C."Red"T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: Sergeant William Wilson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Charles W. Drake, taken at San Diego, California (CA), 1945. 1LT Drake is a World War II (WWII) Ace Pilot credited with 5 kills. A photograph of a US Navy F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft hangs in the background.  (Exact date shot unknown)

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Cha...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Dewey F. Durnford, taken at San Diego, California (CA), 1945. 1LT Durnford is a World War II (WWII) Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills also he awarded three Distinguished Flying Crosses and three Air Medals. A photograph of a US Navy F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft hangs in the background.  (Exact date shot unknown)

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Dew...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major Jefferson D. Dorroh, Jr, taken at San Deigo, California (CA), 1945. MAJ Dorroh is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills. A picture of a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft hangs in the background.  (Exact date shot unknown)

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major Jefferson D. Dorroh,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Williams L. Hood, standing on the wing of a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Okinawa, Japan, 1945. 1LT Hood is an Ace Pilot credited with 5 kills.  (Exact date shot unknown)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: Beall, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ), Edmund F. Overend, taken at San Deigo, California (CA), 1945 as he sits in the cockpit of a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. MAJ Overend is an Ace Pilot credited with 9 kills. (Exact date shot unknown)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Jeremiah J. O'Keffe, taken at Marine Corps Air Depot, Miramar, San Diego, California (CA), 1945. 1LT O'Keffe is an ace pilot and is credited with 7 kills. His hometown is Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A photograph of a US Navy F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft hangs in the background.  (Exact date shot unknown)

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Jer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station,Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: R... more

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Gregory"Pappy"Boyington, Commander, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Marine Corps Headquarter, Washington D.C., October 4, 1945. LTC Boyington was awarded the Medal of Honor and is an Ace Pilot credited with 28 kills

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

A Korean War era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) John F. Bolt, assigned to the 1ST Marine Aircraft Wing, as he exits his USMC F-86"SABER"jet aircraft. MAJ Bolt is the USMC first"Jet Ace"credited with 6 kills, plus he shot down six Japanese planes during World War II (WWII). His hometown is Sanford, Florida.  (Exact date shot unknown)

A Korean War era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) John...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: Tsgt Tom Donaldson, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the helicopter pad atop the barge Wimbrown 7. The supertanker Salvo Ace is underway in the background. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the helicopter pad atop th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: Yank Drawing - "I tell you that Fitzsimmons is an Ace, he always comes in with his ship shot up something awful" Artist: Unknown

Artwork: Yank Drawing - "I tell you that Fitzsimmons is an Ace, he alw...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Wes Martin, Jet Ace" Artist: Michael Machat

Artwork: "Wes Martin, Jet Ace" Artist: Michael Machat

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "'Ace' Long Hours Behind, Long Hours Ahead" Artist: Michael Spooner

Artwork: "'Ace' Long Hours Behind, Long Hours Ahead" Artist: Michael S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "CPT Ritchie, Air Force Ace" Artist: Deanna Glad

Artwork: "CPT Ritchie, Air Force Ace" Artist: Deanna Glad

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Portrait of a German Flying Ace" Artist: E.H. Lutz

Artwork: "Portrait of a German Flying Ace" Artist: E.H. Lutz

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Artwork: "Jabara-The Ace, The Hero, The Man" Artist: Paul Jones U.S. Air Force Art Collection

Artwork: "Jabara-The Ace, The Hero, The Man" Artist: Paul Jones U.S. A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right front view of an M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) digging a defilade position for an M-1 tank. The M-9 ACE was developed by the U.S. Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Command to provide combat engineers with an armored bulldozer capable of building combat routes and creating, demolishing, or filling various types of obstacles

A right front view of an M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) digging a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Belvoir State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

A left front view of an M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) during a bulldozing operation. The M-9 ACE was developed by the U.S. Army Mobility Equipment Research and Development Command to provide combat engineers with an armored bulldozer capable of building combat routes and creating, demolishing, or filling various types of obstacles

A left front view of an M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) during a b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Belvoir State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Comb... more

Thirty-four Japanese flags are painted on the fuselage of a World War II F6F Hellcat on display at the US Naval Aviation Museum. The flags represent the number of aerial victories by Commander David S. McCampbell, the leading fighter ace of the Navy and Marine Corps. All Hands - April 1985

Thirty-four Japanese flags are painted on the fuselage of a World War ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Pensacola State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Paul T. Erickson Release Sta... more

A stern view of the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60), left, and the fast combat support ship USS SEATTLE (ACE-3) participating in an underway replenishment

A stern view of the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60), left, and t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Koralewski Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Bill Hisock ropes a calf during a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

Bill Hisock ropes a calf during a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Status: Released to Pub... more

An overall view of the crowd attending a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

An overall view of the crowd attending a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A horse-mounted color guard carries the colors into the rodeo at the COL. A. C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

A horse-mounted color guard carries the colors into the rodeo at the C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Statu... more

J.R. Swain rides a steer during a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

J.R. Swain rides a steer during a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Status: Released to Pub... more

After receiving their awards, Marines present Colonel (COL) Goumont with a trophy at the COL A.C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

After receiving their awards, Marines present Colonel (COL) Goumont wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Colonel (COL) Coumont presents an award to a participant after a rodeo at the Colonel (COL) A.C. (Ace) Bowen Rodeo Grounds

Colonel (COL) Coumont presents an award to a participant after a rodeo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Haynes Prim Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A UH-1N Iroquois helicopter with the Aviation Combat Element (ACE) prepares to lift an external cargo load of camouflage nets during Operation BEAR HUNT'88

A UH-1N Iroquois helicopter with the Aviation Combat Element (ACE) pre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BEAR HUNT Base: Uncheon Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Smith Release Status: Released to Publi... more

An aerial view of the tent city area, home for the Marines of Headquarters, Aviation Combat Element (ACE) during Operation BEAR HUNT'88

An aerial view of the tent city area, home for the Marines of Headquar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BEAR HUNT Base: Camp Humphreys Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Slate Release Status: Released t... more

Artwork:"LT. Herman'ACE'Lawson"Artist:  Roy E. LaGrone

Artwork:"LT. Herman'ACE'Lawson"Artist: Roy E. LaGrone

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A C-23 Sherpa aircraft taxis on the runway near the F-86 Sabre aircraft of German flying ace Erich Hardtmann

A C-23 Sherpa aircraft taxis on the runway near the F-86 Sabre aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wittmundhaven Air Base Country: Federal Republic Of Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An F-86 Sabre aircraft of German flying ace Erich Hardtmann is parked in the foreground as a German F-4 Phantom II aircraft lands on base

An F-86 Sabre aircraft of German flying ace Erich Hardtmann is parked ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wittmundhaven Air Base Country: Federal Republic Of Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, operates an M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE) while preparing positions for Task Force Breach Alpha on Hill 231 during Operation Desert Storm.

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. M.D. Masters Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, operates an M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE) while preparing positions for Task Force Breach Alpha on Hill 231 during Operation Desert Storm.

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. M.D. Masters Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion uses an M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE) as he helps dig protective positions for the vehicles and equipment of Task Force Breach Alpha during Operation Desert Storm.

A Marine from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion uses an M-9 armored co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT M.D. Masters Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

Marines from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion use a small emplacement excavator (SEE), right, an M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE), left foreground, and a front loader to dig protective positions for the vehicles and equipment of Task Force Breach Alpha during Operation Desert Storm.

Marines from the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion use a small emplacement...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT M.D. Masters Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

An M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) assigned to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force moves toward the Kuwaiti border at the start of the ground phase of Operation Desert Storm

An M-9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) assigned to the 2nd Marine Expe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: J. R. Ruark Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

A member of Co. A, 299th Engineer Bn., attached to the 3rd Engineer Bn., 24th Infantry Division, breaches a berm leading into Iraq using an M-9 ACE armored combat earthmover during Operation Desert Storm

A member of Co. A, 299th Engineer Bn., attached to the 3rd Engineer Bn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia(SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SPEC. Samuel D. Henry Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE) and an AAVP-7A1 amphibious assault vehicle assigned to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force move toward the Kuwaiti border at the start of the ground phase of Operation DESERT STORM

An M-9 armored combat earthmover (ACE) and an AAVP-7A1 amphibious assa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: J.R. Roark Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

A close-up view of the markings under the cockpit of a Marine Attack Squadron 231 (VMA-231) AV-8B Harrier aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67). The ace of spades is VMA-231's squadron insignia; the 39 painted inside the bomb refers to the number of combat missions flown by the pilot during Operation Desert Storm

A close-up view of the markings under the cockpit of a Marine Attack S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Paul A. Hawhorne Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

A close-up view of the markings painted beneath the cockpit of a Marine Attack Squadron 231 (VMA-231) AV-8B Harrier aircraft on display at the 1991 Department of Defense Joint Services Open House. The ace of spades at left is VMA-231's squadron emblem. At right, "Free Kuwait" is written in Arabic above a bomb representing the 61 missions flown by the aircraft's pilot during Operation Desert Storm

A close-up view of the markings painted beneath the cockpit of a Marin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... more

An M-9 Armored Combat Earth Mover (ACE) is pulling a Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) system

An M-9 Armored Combat Earth Mover (ACE) is pulling a Mine Clearing Lin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Swanson Release S... more

This abandoned hangar on a former Soviet airfield in Beledogle Somalia was transformed into the Marine Forces Air Combat Element Headquarters. When ACE Marines moved in, all the wiring and the metal roof of the hangar had been stripped away. The only occupants of the hangar were bats, who had to be evicted room by room

This abandoned hangar on a former Soviet airfield in Beledogle Somalia...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bale Dogle Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D.W. Mobley Release Status: Released to Pub... more

The Hangar at MCAF Beledogle Somalia. Operation Restore Hope. Marines from the Air Combat Element (ACE) of Marine Forces Somalia cleared out tons of debris, dirt, and bats that had inhabited the hangar. This structure served as the ACE Headquarters building and maintenance facility

The Hangar at MCAF Beledogle Somalia. Operation Restore Hope. Marines ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bale Dogle Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D. W. Mobley Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Marine Corps Air Facility. This abandoned Soviet air base was utilized by the Air Combat Element (ACE) of Marine Forces Somalia, from 16 Dec 92 until 25 Feb 93. The ACE was comprised of Marine Aircraft Group 16 Headquarters, HMLA-369, HMH-363, HMH-466 MALS-16, and MWSS-374

Marine Corps Air Facility. This abandoned Soviet air base was utilized...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bale Dogle Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D. W. Mobley Release Status: Released to Pu... more

The Hangar at MCAF Beledogle Somalia. Marines from the Air Combat Element (ACE) of Marine Forces Somalia cleared out tons of debris, dirt, and bats that had inhabited the hangar. This structure served as the ACE Headquarters building and maintenance facility

The Hangar at MCAF Beledogle Somalia. Marines from the Air Combat Elem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bale Dogle Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D. W. Mobley Release Status: Released to Pu... more

U.S. Army's 1ST LT. Albert E. Quaye (right) of the 497th Engineering Company talks with LT. j.g. Michael A. Read (left) and LT. j.g. Donald D. Naiser of the Navy's Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACE-1) during construction of an extension to the international border fence separating the United States of America from the Republic of Mexico. The Army and Navy have combined their constructiion skills under Joint Task Force Six (JTF6) to complete the project of better controlling the border site

U.S. Army's 1ST LT. Albert E. Quaye (right) of the 497th Engineering C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Border Field St Park San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. C. Farrington Releas... more

LT. j.g. Michael A. Read (left) and LT. j.g. Donald D. Naiser (right) of the Navy Seabees Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACE-1), discuss with Army 1ST LT. Albert E. Quaye of the 497th Engineering Company of the Corps of Engineers, the progress of the work being done by Joint Task Force Six (JTF6) to extend the international fence on the border of the United States of America and the Republic of Mexico. 1ST LT. Quaye is in charge of Army personnel on the project while LT. j.g. Read is in charge of the Seabee detachment

LT. j.g. Michael A. Read (left) and LT. j.g. Donald D. Naiser (right) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Border Field St Park San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. C. Farrington Releas... more

Navy LT. j.g. Michael A. Read of Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACE-1), based at Amphibious Base Coronado, and Army Corps of Engineers 1ST LT. Albert E. Quaye of the 497th Engineering Company, based at Fort Eustis, VA, discuss the over lapping joints on the causeway constructed by Joint Task Force Six (JTF6) as part of the extension of the international fence on the border of the United States of America and the Republic of Mexico

Navy LT. j.g. Michael A. Read of Amphibious Construction Battalion One...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Border Field St Park San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. C. Farrington Releas... more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the 497th Engineering Company, based at Fort Eustis, VA. move heavy cables across the top of the causeway built by Navy Seabees of Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACE-1) as a cooperataive project of Joint Task Force Six (JTF6) during construction of the extension of the international fence between the United States of America and the Republic of Mexico

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from the 497th Engineering Company, based...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Border Field St Park San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 M. C. Farrington Releas... more

A member of the Air Force Communications Command positions an antenna used for the Hammer Ace system. Hammer Ace is a secured long range, air-transportable communications system used by the Air Force Communications Command for rapid response purposes. From the June 1984 AIRMAN Magazine

A member of the Air Force Communications Command positions an antenna ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release Status: Rele... more

Members of the Air Force Communications Command set up Hammer Ace equipment. Hammer Ace is a secured long range, air-transportable communications system used by the Air Force Communications Command for rapid response purposes. From the June 1984 AIRMAN Magazine

Members of the Air Force Communications Command set up Hammer Ace equi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release Status: Rele... more

Artwork: "1ST Lieutenant Charles R. d'Olive, World War I Ace". Artist: Robert Schaar

Artwork: "1ST Lieutenant Charles R. d'Olive, World War I Ace". Artist:...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Hammer Ace technician comutes the elevation and azimuth before sighting the antenna on the geosynchronous satellite. Hammer Ace is a secured long range, air-transportable communications system used by the Air Force Communications Command for rapid response purposes. From the June 1984 AIRMAN Magazine

A Hammer Ace technician comutes the elevation and azimuth before sight...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release Status: Rele... more

A member of the Air Force Communications Command directs a satellite communications antenna used with the Hammer Ace system. Hammer Ace is a secured long-range, air-transportable communications system used for rapid response purposes. From the June 1984 AIRMAN Magazine

A member of the Air Force Communications Command directs a satellite c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release Status: Rele... more

STAFF Sergeant Matthew Fischer helps relay calls inside the Hammer Ace operations center. Hammer Ace is a secured long range, air-transportable communications system used by the Air Force Communications Command for rapid response purposes. From the June 1984 AIRMAN Magazine

STAFF Sergeant Matthew Fischer helps relay calls inside the Hammer Ace...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release Status: Rele... more

3rd Engineer Battalion, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) digs fighting positions for combat vehicles with an M9 armored combat earthmover (ACE)

3rd Engineer Battalion, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) digs fight...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VICTORY FOCUS Base: Fort Stewart State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Don Teft... more

Corporal Hennerley, 1ST Combat Engineer Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, Opposition Force (OPFOR) uses an Armored Combat Excavator (ACE) to dig obstacles on Red Beach 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

Corporal Hennerley, 1ST Combat Engineer Battalion, 1ST Marine Division...

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

Francis "Gabby" Gabreski (center), poses with two former 8th Air Force members at the grand opening of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum. COL. (retired) Gabreski, an Oil City, PA, native, was the 8th Air Force's most successful fighter ace with 28 kills in the air and three on the ground during World War II while flying the P-47 Thunderbolt with the 56th Fighter Group that was nicknamed Zemke's Wolfpack after its commander Hub Zemke. Gabreski scored one triple and eight double kills. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine August 1996

Francis "Gabby" Gabreski (center), poses with two former 8th Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Savannah State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Fernando Serna Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Brig. GEN. Steve Ritchie, dressed in his leather jacket, poses for an informal portrait. He is the mobilization assistant to the commander of Air Force Recruiting Service. He survived two combat tours flying 195 missions during the Vietnam War and is the only American Air Force F-4 Phantom ace pilot with five MiG-21 shoot down victories. Brig GEN. Ritchie served as an instructor at the Air Force's "top gun" Fighter Weapons School making changes in the way our best fighter pilots were taught the knowledge he learned in the war.Published in AIRMAN Magazine September 1996 Exact Date Shot Unknown

Brig. GEN. Steve Ritchie, dressed in his leather jacket, poses for an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Randolph Air Force Base State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Ken Wright Release Status: R... more

A M9 ACE (Armored Combat Earthmover) pulling a mine charge system during a capabilities exercise

A M9 ACE (Armored Combat Earthmover) pulling a mine charge system duri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAPEX 92 Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Marines from Second Battalion, Tenth Marines, take advantage of the weather prior to conducting training during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, which is built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expedtionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE), and the Combat Service Support Element (CSSE)

Marines from Second Battalion, Tenth Marines, take advantage of the we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command S... more

Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, manuevers his M9 Armored Combat Earth mover (Ace) while constructing a berm for the hazardous waste site during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element...

Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, manuevers his M9 Armored Com... more

Lance Corporal J. E. Miller wih Headquarers Plaoon, Bravo Company, 2d Comba Engineer Baalion, heads back o base camp in his MC1150E afer excavaing a drainage dich during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conduced A MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Comba Cener), 29 Palms, California. The command elemen for his exercise is MAGTF-6, buil around he 6h Marine Regimen, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, Norh Carolina. Many commands from he II MEF (Marine Expediionary Force) have sen unis o his deser warfare exercise, o fill key billes in he Ground Comba Elemen (GCE), Air Comba Elemen (ACE) and...

Lance Corporal J. E. Miller wih Headquarers Plaoon, Bravo Company, 2d ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal J. E. Miller with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, heads back to base camp in h... more

Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen attached to Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines, plot their next target on the map during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat...

Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen attached to Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines, plot ... more

Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, carries a 155mm round to the ready table during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat (GCE), Air Combat (ACE) and the Combat Service Support...

Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, carries a 155mm round to the r... more

Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division Combat Camera Unit, fires a round from the M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat Service...

Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division Combat Camera Unit, fires a round from the M198 155mm Med... more

An AV-8B Harrier lands at the air strip adjacent to Camp Wilson during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The Harrier is used for air to ground and air to air fighting. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat Service Support Element (CSSE)

An AV-8B Harrier lands at the air strip adjacent to Camp Wilson during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Camp Wilson, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... more

A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The line charge was laid by 2d Platoon, Bravo mpany, 2d mbat Engineer Battalion. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine rps Air Ground mbat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground mbat Element (GCE), Air mbat Element (ACE) and the...

A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demol...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The... more

An M1-A1 tank patrols near range 500, during COMBINED ARMS (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat Service Support Element (CSSE)

An M1-A1 tank patrols near range 500, during COMBINED ARMS (CAX) 5-97....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... more