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"The trouble, my friends, with socialism is that it would destroy initiative" / Kep.

"The trouble, my friends, with socialism is that it would destroy init...

Illustration shows a large gorilla-like monster with human head, clutching clusters of buildings labeled "Public Utilities, Competition, [and] Small Business" with his right arm and left leg, as he crushes a bu... more

Free pot, free yourself : sign petition here. Weed week January 21-27, '74. Support the California Marijuana Initiative Sign a petition, circulate a petition.

Free pot, free yourself : sign petition here. Weed week January 21-27,...

Poster showing young woman, holding smoking pipe, arm resting on mushroom. Title from item. Gift; Gary Yanker; 1975-1983.

Photograph of President Gerald Ford Conducting a Meeting to Discuss a Federal Initiative to Immunize All Americans Against the Swine Flu Influenza

Photograph of President Gerald Ford Conducting a Meeting to Discuss a ...

This photograph depicts President Gerald Ford conducting a meeting to discuss a Federal initiative to immunize all Americans against the swine flu influenza.  Also shown are, left to right:  Dr. Jonas Salk, Pre... more

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Private Sector/Jobs initiative dinner

Private Sector/Jobs initiative dinner

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Private Sector/Jobs initiative dinner

Private Sector/Jobs initiative dinner

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Press announcement/ Private Sector Jobs Initiative

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Portrait of DoD Dr. O'Dean P. Judd, CHIEF Scientist/Strategic Defense Initiative Organization, (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Russell F. Roederer) (Released) (PC-191325)

Portrait of DoD Dr. O'Dean P. Judd, CHIEF Scientist/Strategic Defense ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Russell F. Roederer Release Status: Rel... more

Portrait of DoD Dr. O'Dean P. JuddChief Scientist/Strategic Defense Initiative Organization(Uncovered)U.S. Army PHOTO by Mr. Russell F. Roederer, CIV

Portrait of DoD Dr. O'Dean P. JuddChief Scientist/Strategic Defense In...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Russell F. Roederer, CIV, USA Release S... more

Portrait of U.S. Army Brig. GEN. Arson W. Schulz CHIEF of STAFF, Strategic Defense Initiative Office (Uncovered) (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Russell F. Roederer) (Released) (P-191419)

Portrait of U.S. Army Brig. GEN. Arson W. Schulz CHIEF of STAFF, Strat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Russell F. Roederer, CIV Release Status... more

A Delta II rocket in the Strategic Defense Initiative program lifts off beside its launch tower

A Delta II rocket in the Strategic Defense Initiative program lifts of...

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

Portrait of DoD Ambassador Henry F. Cooper, Director, Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. (U.S Army photo by Mr. Russell F. Roederer) (Released) (PC-191721)

Portrait of DoD Ambassador Henry F. Cooper, Director, Strategic Defens...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Russell F. Roederer, CIV, USA Release S... more

Technicians at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), work on the Low-powered Atmosphere Compensation Experiment satellite, which was developed by the NRL as part of its Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) research

Technicians at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), work on the Low-po...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael Savell Release Status: Releas... more

Technicians at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) assemble a component of the Low-power Atmosphere Compensation Experiment satellite, one of two major Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) projects undertaken by the NRL

Technicians at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) assemble a componen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael Savell Release Status: Releas... more

A technician at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) connects wires on the Low-power Atmospheric Compensation Experiment satellite, one of two major Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) projects undertaken by the NRL

A technician at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) connects wires on ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael Savell Release Status: Releas... more

SSGT Jeffrey Dodson, left, TSGT Gary Cade, center, and SGT Steve Chabotte assemble a mirror bracket in an Air Force Astronautics Laboratory test facility. Laser research related to the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) is conducted by some of the laboratory's personnel

SSGT Jeffrey Dodson, left, TSGT Gary Cade, center, and SGT Steve Chabo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CMSGT Donald Sutherland Release Sta... more

The Honorable Leslie"Les"Aspin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, announces the termination of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) that will be continued in the future under the newly established Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., on May 13, 1993.  OSD Package No. A07D-00215 (DOD PHOTO by Robert D. Ward) (Released)

The Honorable Leslie"Les"Aspin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, announces t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert D. Ward, CIV Release Status: Rel... more

The Honorable Leslie"Les"Aspin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, announces the termination of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) that will be continued in the future under the newly established Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., on May 13, 1993.  OSD Package No. A07D-00215 (DOD PHOTO by Robert D. Ward) (Released)

The Honorable Leslie"Les"Aspin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, announces t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert D. Ward, CIV Release Status: Rel... more

Photograph of President William J. Clinton Delivering His Anti-Crime Initiative Announcement in the Rose Garden

Photograph of President William J. Clinton Delivering His Anti-Crime I...

This item is a photograph of President William J. Clinton delivering his Anti-Crime Initiative announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House. Vice President Al Gore is pictured to the left of President Cl... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, technicians in NASA’s AO Building on Cape Canaveral Air Station move the Wind spacecraft to a work stand. Wind is scheduled for launch on a Delta II expendable launch vehicle. Wind is the first of two missions of the Global Geospace Science Initiative, part of the worldwide collaboration for the International Solar-Terrestrial Physics ISTP program. It will carry six U.S. instruments, one French instrument and the first Russian instrument to ever fly on an American satellite, as part of an effort to measure properties of the solar wind before it reaches Earth. Photo Credit: NASA KSC-94PC-1147

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, technicians in NASA’s AO Building on Cape Canaveral Air Station move the Wind spacecraft to a work stand. Wind is scheduled for launch on ... more

During a test of the effects of Kinetic Energy Weapons (KEW) at the General Motors-Delco test facility, a seven gram Lexan projectile was fired from a light gas gun at a velocity of 23,000 feet per second at this cast aluminum block. The KEW technologies are part of the Strategic Defense Initiative research program to determine the feasibility of implementing a multi-layered defense against ballistic missiles

During a test of the effects of Kinetic Energy Weapons (KEW) at the Ge...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Santa Barbara State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: R. D. Ward Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Early Human Testing Initiative Phase 1 Regenerative Life Support Systems

Early Human Testing Initiative Phase 1 Regenerative Life Support Syste...

Early Human Testing (EHT) Initiative Phase 1 Regenerative Life Support Systems Laboratory (RLSSL). Nigel Packham activities in the Variable Pressure Growth Chamber which he lived inside for 15 days. A crowd of ... more

A close up front view of a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31), being marshaled in, at its new home Naval Air Station Oceana, VA. (VF-31) moved from Naval Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, following decisions made under the base closure and realignment initiative

A close up front view of a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: P03 Leland Comer Release Status: R... more

A view from behind the marshal as a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) of Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31), arrives at its new home Naval Air Station Oceana, VA. (VF-31) moved from Naval Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, following decisions made under the base closure and realignment initiative

A view from behind the marshal as a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) of Fighter S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: None Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: P01... more

A port side view of a US Navy F-14D (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31), parked at its new home Naval Air Station Oceana, VA. VF-31 moved from Naval Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, following decisions made under the base closure and realignment initiative

A port side view of a US Navy F-14D (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron 31 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: P01 Leland Comer Release Status: R... more

A port side view of a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31), parked on the flight line as a second aircraft is being marshaled in, at their new home Naval Air Station Oceana, VA. (VF-31) moved from Naval Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, following decisions made under the base closure and realignment initiative

A port side view of a US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) from Fighter Squadron 31 (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: P03 Leland Comer Release Status: R... more

A US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) of Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31) being marshaled in on the flight line at its new home Naval Air Station Oceana, VA. (VF-31) moved from Naval Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, following decisions made under the base closure and realignment initiative

A US Navy F-14 (Tomcat) of Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31) being marshaled...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: P03 Alexander Hicks Jr. Release St... more

A Marine from 8th Motor Transport Battalion backs off a M923 5-ton cargo truck from the MV Villars at the port facility in Paldiski, a. The Villars had brought equipment stored in Norway under the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) program to a for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, a, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski,...

A Marine from 8th Motor Transport Battalion backs off a M923 5-ton car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Marine from 8th Motor Transport Battalion backs off a M923 5-ton cargo truck from the MV Villars at the port facility in Paldi... more

A RT-4000 forklift tows a M149A1 Water Trailer out from the hold of the MV Villars at Paldiski, Estonia. The Villars had brought equipment stored in Norway under the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) program to Estonia for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from nmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian...

A RT-4000 forklift tows a M149A1 Water Trailer out from the hold of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A RT-4000 forklift tows a M149A1 Water Trailer out from the hold of the MV Villars at Paldiski, Estonia. The Villars had brought... more

COL. D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve (right), COL. Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces (center), and an unidentified Estonian soldier discuss exercise issues at the port facility. Colonels Andrew and Mark are Co-Commanders for the exercise. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While Baltic Challenge '97 will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy ...

COL. D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve (right), COL. Oscar Mark, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Col. D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve (right), Col. Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces (center), and an unidentified Est... more

Lance Corporal . B. Baldwin checks off serial numbers of vehicles being offloaded from the MV Villars, at the port facility in Paldiski, stonia. The Villars had brought equipment stored in Norway under the Norway Air-Landed Marine xpeditionary Brigade (NALMB) program to stonia for BALTIC CHALLNG '97. BALTIC CHALLNG is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, stonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski,...

Lance Corporal . B. Baldwin checks off serial numbers of vehicles bein...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal E. B. Baldwin checks off serial numbers of vehicles being offloaded from the MV Villars, at the port facility in ... more

Shown here is the rear of the shower system and water bladders set up at the II MEF Fwd base camp in Paldiski, Estonia during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct training along...

Shown here is the rear of the shower system and water bladders set up ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Shown here is the rear of the shower system and water bladders set up at the II MEF Fwd base camp in Paldiski, Estonia during BA... more

Shown here is the shower system at the II MEF Fwd, base camp in Paldiski, Estonia, during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 litary personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance...

Shown here is the shower system at the II MEF Fwd, base camp in Paldis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Shown here is the shower system at the II MEF Fwd, base camp in Paldiski, Estonia, during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE... more

An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, during Baltic Challenge '97. This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion, based out of New York City , New York. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian ...

An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides satte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base cam... more

An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, during Baltic Challenge '97. This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion, based out of New York City , New York. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian ...

An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides satte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base cam... more

Two Estonian civilian women, operate the "Camp Exchange" at the base camp. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade ...

Two Estonian civilian women, operate the "Camp Exchange" at the base c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Two Estonian civilian women, operate the "Camp Exchange" at the base camp. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise con... more

An aircrew from a US Air Force C-5, pushes a pallet of supplies onto a K-Loader at the Tallin, Estonia Airport. These Marine Corps supplies will be used during BALTIC GE '97. BALTIC GE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC...

An aircrew from a US Air Force C-5, pushes a pallet of supplies onto a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An aircrew from a US Air Force C-5, pushes a pallet of supplies onto a K-Loader at the Tallin, Estonia Airport. These Marine Cor... more

A rear view of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System). This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion, New York City, NY and is providing satellite communications out of the base camp. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised...

A rear view of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A rear view of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System). This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion... more

An RT-4000 forklift is offloaded from the the MV Villars at the port facility in Paldiski, Estonia. The Villars had brought equipment stored in Norway under the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) program to Estonia for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian...

An RT-4000 forklift is offloaded from the the MV Villars at the port f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An RT-4000 forklift is offloaded from the the MV Villars at the port facility in Paldiski, Estonia. The Villars had brought equi... more

An interior shot of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System). This system is operated by the 6th Communications Battalion, New York City, NY and is providing satellite communications for the base camp. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never ...

An interior shot of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication Sy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An interior shot of an AN/TSC-93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System). This system is operated by the 6th Communications ... more

A crane aboard the Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS), Steam Ship (SS) SGT MATEJ KOCAK (T-AK 3005), removes dunnage from literage which is about to be dropped overboard and taken to shore for use during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the S, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews,...

A crane aboard the Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS), Steam Ship (SS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A crane aboard the Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS), Steam Ship (SS) SGT MATEJ KOCAK (T-AK 3005), removes dunnage from litera... more

US Marines with the II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD) mainbody, descend the plane at the airport enroute for the base camp. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the...

US Marines with the II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marines with the II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD) mainbody, descend the plane at the airport enroute for ... more

Colonel T.S. Woodson, Commander of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, debarks the plane at the Tallin, Estonia Airport on his way to the base camp at Paldiski, Estonia for Baltic Challenge '97. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D.L. Andrews, U.S. Marine Corps ...

Colonel T.S. Woodson, Commander of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forw...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Colonel T.S. Woodson, Commander of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, debarks the plane at the Tallin, Estonia Airport on ... more

Sailors maneuver lighters in the water after being off loaded from the Maritime Prepositioning Ship (MPS) SGT. Matej Kocak (T-AK-3005) at the port. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While Baltic Challenge '97 will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of ...

Sailors maneuver lighters in the water after being off loaded from the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sailors maneuver lighters in the water after being off loaded from the Maritime Prepositioning Ship (MPS) Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-A... more

Marines with Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion 25th Marines, conduct close combat ining at the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, in preparation for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct...

Marines with Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion 25th Marines, conduct close ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines with Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion 25th Marines, conduct close combat training at the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, in pre... more

Citizens of Paldiski, Estonia mingle during a picnic hosted for them during Baltic Challenge '97. Over 4000 local citizens attended the event hosted by the American Embassy and the Coca-Cola company. The picnic was setup and prepared by U.S. Marines. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense ...

Citizens of Paldiski, Estonia mingle during a picnic hosted for them d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Citizens of Paldiski, Estonia mingle during a picnic hosted for them during Baltic Challenge `97. Over 4000 local citizens atte... more

GUNNERY Sergeant T. E. Hogan gives a brief of his P-19 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting vehicle to an Estonian firefighter, at a picnic hosted for the citizens of Paldiski, Estonia during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. Over 4000 local citizens attended the event hosted by the American Embassy and the Coca-Cola company. The picnic was setup and prepared by US Marines. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region....

GUNNERY Sergeant T. E. Hogan gives a brief of his P-19 Aircraft Rescue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: GUNNERY Sergeant T. E. Hogan gives a brief of his P-19 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting vehicle to an Estonian firefighter, at a... more

CPL. O'Donaghue, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, US Marine Corps Reserve, cammies up a face of a young Estonian boy during a picnic. The picnic, hosted for over 4000 local citizens by the American Embassy and the Coca-Cola Company, was setup and prepared by US Marines. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission ...

CPL. O'Donaghue, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, US Marine...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Cpl. O'Donaghue, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, US Marine Corps Reserve, cammies up a face of a young Estonian boy... more

MAJ. M. A. Brilakis (right), G-3 for II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD), gives a tour of Camp Muffler to MAJ. GEN. Johannes Kurt (left), CHIEF of Estonian Defense Forces. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be ...

MAJ. M. A. Brilakis (right), G-3 for II Marine Expeditionary Force, Fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Maj. M. A. Brilakis (right), G-3 for II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD), gives a tour of Camp Muffler to Maj. ... more

Mr. Imre Lipping, Deputy CHIEF of Mission, at the US Embassy in Tallinn, speaks to American Marines, Soldiers, and Sailors to welcome them to Estonia. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

Mr. Imre Lipping, Deputy CHIEF of Mission, at the US Embassy in Tallin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Tallinn Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released ... more

Various soldiers hit the court for a friendly game of basketball during sports day while conducting BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian...

Various soldiers hit the court for a friendly game of basketball durin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Various soldiers hit the court for a friendly game of basketball during sports day while conducting BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC... more

Soldiers from various countries compete in a tug of war as part of Sports Day. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

Soldiers from various countries compete in a tug of war as part of Spo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

An American Marine takes part in a weight lifting contest, an event of Sports Day. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

An American Marine takes part in a weight lifting contest, an event of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

The Lead singer of an Estonian band sings and plays banjo to entertain all of the multinational troops participating in and observing Sports Day. This event is taking place so all the different participants can get to know each other before the actual exercise begins. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

The Lead singer of an Estonian band sings and plays banjo to entertain...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

The Swedish Army's Motorcycle team performs dangerous stunts on ramps as part of Sports Day. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

The Swedish Army's Motorcycle team performs dangerous stunts on ramps ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

Shown is the 4-inch water line belonging to the AABWS (Amphibious Assault Bulk Water System) from the Steam Ship (SS) Obregon (T-AK 3006). This system was part of the instream offload of USMC Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) operation in, as part of BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, onia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, onia are Colonel Oscar Mark,...

Shown is the 4-inch water line belonging to the AABWS (Amphibious Assa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Shown is the 4-inch water line belonging to the AABWS (Amphibious Assault Bulk Water System) from the Steam Ship (SS) Obregon (T... more

A 25 ton truck-mounted hydraulic crane from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak is lifted by crane onto a lighter. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine ...

A 25 ton truck-mounted hydraulic crane from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak is...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A 25 ton truck-mounted hydraulic crane from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak is lifted by crane onto a lighter. Baltic Challenge `97 is ... more

A sailor from Beachmater Unit-2, (Little Creek, Virginia), guides off a M929A2 dump truck from a Literage section during an instream itime Prepositioning Ship offload, in Padliski, Estonia during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar k, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US...

A sailor from Beachmater Unit-2, (Little Creek, Virginia), guides off ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A sailor from Beachmater Unit-2, (Little Creek, Virginia), guides off a M929A2 dump truck from a Literage section during an inst... more

A 60 ton truck crane from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak is lifted by crane onto a lighter. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary ...

A 60 ton truck crane from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak is lifted by crane o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A 60 ton truck crane from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak is lifted by crane onto a lighter. Baltic Challenge `97 is a multinational ex... more

A 10K forklift flips the ramps of a lighter as the floating causeway prepares to head back to SS SGT. Matej Kocak to pickup another load. This in stream off load took place during the exercise. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will ...

A 10K forklift flips the ramps of a lighter as the floating causeway p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A 10K forklift flips the ramps of a lighter as the floating causeway prepares to head back to SS Sgt. Matej Kocak to pickup ano... more

Estonian performers dance as the band plays, providing entertainment for participants of sports day during Baltic Challenge '97. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D.L. Andrews, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Estonian performers dance as the band plays, providing entertainment f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALTIC CHALLENGE '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E.J. Young Release Status: Released ... more

Sailors from the Navy Support Element throw the line attached to a 4 inch water line from their Zodiac to awaiting Marines on shore. The water line will be stretched back to the SS PFC. Eugene A. Obregon, where 80,000 gallons of water will be pumped ashore. This mission occured during an off load of Maritime Prepositioning Ships. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along ...

Sailors from the Navy Support Element throw the line attached to a 4 i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sailors from the Navy Support Element throw the line attached to a 4 inch water line from their Zodiac to awaiting Marines on s... more

Private First Class B. W. Robinson scans a LOGMARS (Logistics Application for the Marking and Reading of Symbols) label from a piece equipment brought off of the Steam Ship (SS) SGT Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005). The scanning of these labels, and the data contained within, can be transmitted up through the levels of command, allowing anyone to get a quick snapshot of what equipment is ashore during a Maritime Prepositioning Ship (MPS) offload. This offload took place during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia,...

Private First Class B. W. Robinson scans a LOGMARS (Logistics Applicat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Private First Class B. W. Robinson scans a LOGMARS (Logistics Application for the Marking and Reading of Symbols) label from a p... more

A lighterage loaded with gear that was off loaded by crane from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak sets sail toward shore. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway ...

A lighterage loaded with gear that was off loaded by crane from the SS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A lighterage loaded with gear that was off loaded by crane from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak sets sail toward shore. Baltic Challeng... more

A piece of lighterage brings ashore the second load of equipment from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak, a US Marine Corps Maritime Prepositioning Ship during an in stream off load. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including ...

A piece of lighterage brings ashore the second load of equipment from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A piece of lighterage brings ashore the second load of equipment from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak, a US Marine Corps Maritime Prepo... more

An ISO container is off loaded from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak and onto a lighterage for transportation to shore. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While Baltic Challenge '97 will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway ...

An ISO container is off loaded from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak and onto a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An ISO container is off loaded from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak and onto a lighterage for transportation to shore. Baltic Challenge... more

Trucks from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak are off-loaded by crane onto a lighter and then taken to shore. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine ...

Trucks from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak are off-loaded by crane onto a lig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Trucks from the SS Sgt. Matej Kocak are off-loaded by crane onto a lighter and then taken to shore. Baltic Challenge '97 is a m... more

A D7 bulldozer pushes a 3 piece section of lighterage off the beach during an in stream Maritime Prepositioning Ship (MPS) off load. This lighter delivered four (4) pieces of equipment from the SS SGT. Matej Kocak (not shown) during Baltic Challenge '97. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy ...

A D7 bulldozer pushes a 3 piece section of lighterage off the beach du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A D7 bulldozer pushes a 3 piece section of lighterage off the beach during an in stream Maritime Prepositioning Ship (MPS) off ... more

US Sailors from the Navy Support Element prepare to hand-off a 4 inch water line to awaiting US Marines on shore, as the Amphibious Assault Bulk Water System (AABWS) from the SS PFC. Eugene A. Obregon (not shown) performs its mission. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps ...

US Sailors from the Navy Support Element prepare to hand-off a 4 inch ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Sailors from the Navy Support Element prepare to hand-off a 4 inch water line to awaiting US Marines on shore, as the Amphib... more

Boatswain's Mate First Class (BM1) A. L. Spencer, with the Navy Chapter G.R.U. out of Williamsburg, Virginia, checks the wires he has attached from a crane to this M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), which will pull it out of the Steam Ship (SS) SGT Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) and onto a piece of literage and taken to the Paldiski, Estonia shore during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise ducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the sed "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises...

Boatswain's Mate First Class (BM1) A. L. Spencer, with the Navy Chapte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Boatswain's Mate First Class (BM1) A. L. Spencer, with the Navy Chapter G.R.U. out of Williamsburg, Virginia, checks the wires h... more

Sergeant S. C. Brooks scans bar codes on a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) for accountability purposes. Brooks is with Landing Support Battalion (LSB), and is a Heavy Equipment (HE) operator with the Maritime Offload Logistics Team, for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar...

Sergeant S. C. Brooks scans bar codes on a High-Mobility Multipurpose ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant S. C. Brooks scans bar codes on a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) for accountability purposes. Brook... more

An aerial view of Camp Muffler, base camp of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD), with Maritime Pre-Positioning ships the SS Eugene A. Obregon, and the SS SGT. Matej Kocak anchored in the harbor. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never ...

An aerial view of Camp Muffler, base camp of II Marine Expeditionary F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An aerial view of Camp Muffler, base camp of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward (II MEF FWD), with Maritime Pre-Positioning... more

Lance Corporal Mathew Cambell of 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, shows his war face while practicing quick response force techniques during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct...

Lance Corporal Mathew Cambell of 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, shows hi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal Mathew Cambell of 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, shows his war face while practicing quick response force technique... more

US Marines and Latvian Soldiers listen intently as CPL. Michael T. Chrisly of Memford, Massachusetts, serving with 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, teaches the student's about the sniper reaction course. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will ...

US Marines and Latvian Soldiers listen intently as CPL. Michael T. Chr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marines and Latvian Soldiers listen intently as Cpl. Michael T. Chrisly of Memford, Massachusetts, serving with 1st Battalio... more

US Marines conduct quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning ...

US Marines conduct quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marines conduct quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of... more

Latvian Soldiers take a "time out" in training to examine the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), a weapon that is used only by American soldiers. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

Latvian Soldiers take a "time out" in training to examine the M249 Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. J. R. Adkins Release Status: Release... more

Hospital psman Second Class (HM2) James M. Marsiella, training with 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, Bravo Company, performs a radio check while attending the quick response force class during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine...

Hospital psman Second Class (HM2) James M. Marsiella, training with 1S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Hospital Corpsman Second Class (HM2) James M. Marsiella, training with 1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, Bravo Company, performs a ra... more

US Marines and Latvian soldiers prepare to "romp and stomp" while practicing their quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway ...

US Marines and Latvian soldiers prepare to "romp and stomp" while prac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Marines and Latvian soldiers prepare to "romp and stomp" while practicing their quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Chal... more

Latvian soldiers practice their quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) ...

Latvian soldiers practice their quick reaction force techniques. Balti...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Latvian soldiers practice their quick reaction force techniques. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in ... more

A soldier from the Baltic Battalion challenges a Marine from 1ST Battalion 25th Marines, during the checkpoint operations class of BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct training...

A soldier from the Baltic Battalion challenges a Marine from 1ST Batta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A soldier from the Baltic Battalion challenges a Marine from 1ST Battalion 25th Marines, during the checkpoint operations class ... more

A Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) loads ISO containers onto a lighterage for backload onto the SS SGT. Matej Kocak. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative

A Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) loads ISO containers onto a l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

An Estonian instructor uses a terrain model to brief soldiers from Lithuania on their patrol routes. The soldiers learned proper techniques while conducting a tactical patrol during the exercise. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region

An Estonian instructor uses a terrain model to brief soldiers from Lit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. J. R. Adkins Release Status: Release... more

US Marines with 2nd Landing Support Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Forward (II MEF FWD), wash down High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) on their wash racks, for return to the SS SGT. Matej Kocak. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative

US Marines with 2nd Landing Support Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. E. J. Young Release Status: Released... more

Private First Class J. J. Moore ith 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion 25th Marine Regiment, tries to get communication ith another platoon during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Noray, Seden, and the US, ill participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andres, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE...

Private First Class J. J. Moore ith 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Private First Class J. J. Moore with 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion 25th Marine Regiment, tries to get communication ... more

Lance Corporal P. A. Harper with 8th Motor Transport Battalion, attached with the II MEF Forward force, washes down an ISO Container for backload onto the Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships Off the Paldiski, Estonia shore during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are onel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and...

Lance Corporal P. A. Harper with 8th Motor Transport Battalion, attach...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal P. A. Harper with 8th Motor Transport Battalion, attached with the II MEF Forward force, washes down an ISO Conta... more

Lance Corporal Chaney, V. J., with 2D Landing Support Battalion (LSB), attached to the II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) participating in Baltic BALTIC CHALLENGE '97 washes down an ISO Container on a M939 5-Ton Cargo Truck for backload onto the Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships Off the Estonia shore. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in...

Lance Corporal Chaney, V. J., with 2D Landing Support Battalion (LSB),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal Chaney, V. J., with 2D Landing Support Battalion (LSB), attached to the II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) parti... more

1ST Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, start a platoon size patrol up an Estonian road as part of the training during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise ed in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises ed in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will...

1ST Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, start...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: 1ST Platoon, Bravo Company, 1ST Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, start a platoon size patrol up an Estonian road as part of the ... more

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 2. Two Get Away Special (GAS) canisters are shown after their installation into Discovery's payload bay. The GAS payload G-765, in the canister on the left, is sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency and managed by C-CORE/Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is a study to understand the transport of fluids in porous media as it pertains to improving methods for enhanced oil recovery. The GAS canister on the right houses the Space Experiment Module (SEM-05), part of an educational initiative of NASA's Shuttle Small Payloads Project. STS-91 is scheduled to launch aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery for the ninth and final docking with the Russian Space Station Mir from KSC's Launch Pad 39A on June 2 with a launch window opening around 6:04 p.m. EDT KSC-98pc523

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in Orbiter Processing Facili...

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 2. Two Get Away Special (GAS) canisters are shown after their installation into Discovery's payload bay. The GAS payload G-765, in th... more

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in KSC's Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 2. Two Get Away Special (GAS) canisters are shown after their installation into Discovery's payload bay. The GAS canister on the left houses the Space Experiment Module (SEM-03), part of an educational initiative of NASA's Shuttle Small Payloads Project. On the right is a canister containing commemorative flags to be flown during the mission. STS-91 is scheduled to launch aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery for the ninth and final docking with the Russian Space Station Mir from KSC's Launch Pad 39A on June 2 with a launch window opening around 6:04 p.m. EDT KSC-98pc524

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in KSC's Orbiter Processing ...

Processing activities for STS-91 continue in KSC's Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 2. Two Get Away Special (GAS) canisters are shown after their installation into Discovery's payload bay. The GAS canister on th... more

An 81st Communications Squadron airman uses the Computer Based Training Initiative Website

An 81st Communications Squadron airman uses the Computer Based Trainin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Keesler Air Force Base State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ron Benne, Civilian, USAF Release ... more

Portrait of DoD Mr. William P. Houley, Director, Defense Reform Initiative Office of the Secretary of Defense, (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Scott Davis) (Released) (PC-193020)

Portrait of DoD Mr. William P. Houley, Director, Defense Reform Initia...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Release Status: Released to... more

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell Kentucky, simulate an artillery slingload by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in preparation for the Exercise RAPID FORCE PROTECTION INITIATIVE (RFPI) being held at Fort Benning, Georgia. RFPI is a field experiment designed to test new equipment and its usefulness with the Light Forces on the battlefield

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell Kentucky, sim...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RAPID FORCE PROTECTION INITIATIVE Base: Fort Benning State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camer... more