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Marines and Air Force personnel load a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter into a C-5A Galaxy aircraft at MCAS (H) Futenma. Three CH-46's are being loaded aboard the C-5A for transport to MCAS (H) Tustin, California, via Hawaii. The helicopters are from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (HMM-163)

Marines and Air Force personnel load a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter int...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL L. Wainscott Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

Marines and Air Force personnel load a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter into a C-5A Galaxy aircraft at MCAS (H) Futenma. Three CH-46's are being loaded aboard the C-5A for transport to MCAS (H) Tustin, California, via Hawaii. The helicopters are from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (HMM-163)

Marines and Air Force personnel load a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter int...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL L. Wainscott Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A portrait of Ho Chi Minh is among material and equipment seized at Pearls Airport during the multi-service, multinational Operation URGENT FURY. Marines unofficially assigned the name "MCAS Douglas" to the operations terminal in honor of Sergean Major B. Douglas, a Marine killed in Beirut, Lebanon

A portrait of Ho Chi Minh is among material and equipment seized at Pe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Creen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Soviet weapons and materiel are loaded aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft during Operation URGENT FURY. The airport was temporarily named Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Douglas, in memory of a Marine sergeant major who was killed in Beirut, Lebanon

Soviet weapons and materiel are loaded aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Base: Pearls Airport Country: Grenada (GRD) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Creen Release Status: Released to P... more

Lieutenant General George B. Crist, left, exchanges greetings with Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) McComb, executive officer, MCAS Iwakuni, upon his arrival for a tour of the base. (SUBSTANDARD)

Lieutenant General George B. Crist, left, exchanges greetings with Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station,Iwakuni Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Michael H. Coffey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Major General (MGEN) Frank E. Peterson Jr., left, commanding general of the First Marine Aircraft Wing; Lieutenant General (LGEN) Charles G. Cooper, center, commanding general, Fleet Marine Force Pacific; and Colonel (COL) D.J. McCarthy, right, commanding officer, MCAS Iwakuni talk on the flight line during Cooper's visit

Major General (MGEN) Frank E. Peterson Jr., left, commanding general o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station,Iwakuni Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL James A. Burks Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

BGEN Robert B. Johnston, center, chief of staff, Marine Corps Bases, Japan, inspects a Navy chief storekeeper attached to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Iwakuni, during the air station's commanding general's inspection. COL Robert R. Renier, commanding officer, MCAS Iwakuni, is at right

BGEN Robert B. Johnston, center, chief of staff, Marine Corps Bases, J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Fuji State: Honshu Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL M. E. Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

The US Navy (USN) Iwo Jima Class Amphibious Assault Ship (Helicopter) USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11) underway. On the deck are US Marine (USMC) CH-46E Sea Knights, from the HMM-268 "Red Dragons", Tustin Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), California. On the hangar elevator is a USMC CH-46E Super Stallion

The US Navy (USN) Iwo Jima Class Amphibious Assault Ship (Helicopter) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw) M. Cordova, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

Sen. John McCain of Arizona speaks during a ceremony welcoming Kuwaiti Ambassador Sheik Saud Nasir Al-Sabah to the base. Standing behind the senator are, from left: COL D.P. DeLong, commander, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 (MAWTS-1); COL C.B. Cheatham, commander, MCAS, Yuma; BGEN W.T. Adams, commander, Marine Corps Air Bases, West; Suzie White, wife of LTC White, commander, Marine Attack Squadron 311 (VMA-311); and COL J. Anderson, commander, Marine Air Group 13 (MAG-13)

Sen. John McCain of Arizona speaks during a ceremony welcoming Kuwaiti...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Porro Release Status: Rele... more

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) prepare to chock the wheels of an A-6E Intruder aircraft after the plane was flown on a training mission. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) prepare to chock the w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Doll Release Status: Relea... more

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) inspect an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile mounted on the pylon of an A-6E Intruder aircraft. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) inspect an AIM-9 Sidew...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Doll Release Status: Relea... more

A member of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) inspects an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile mounted on the pylon of an A-6E Intruder aircraft. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

A member of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) inspects an AIM-9 Sid...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Doll Release Status: Relea... more

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) load Mark 82 500-lb. bombs onto bomb racks. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

Members of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) load Mark 82 500-lb. b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Doll Release Status: Relea... more

A member of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) drives a Short Airfield for Tactical Support (SATS) loader carrying Mark 82 500-pound bombs. VMA-224, stationed at MCAS, Cherry Point, N.C., is on a two-week deployment to MCAS, Yuma

A member of Marine Attack Squadron 224 (VMA-224) drives a Short Airfie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Doll Release Status: Relea... more

A close-up view of the radio communications system aboard a C-117 Skytrain aircraft. The aircraft has been retired from service and will be on permanent display at MCAS Cherry Point

A close-up view of the radio communications system aboard a C-117 Skyt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL S.D. Dommer Release Status: Re... more

A C-117 Skytrain aircraft stands on the flight line after being flown to the base from Marine Corps Air Facility, Quantico, Va. by MAJ Gerald Banner, executive officer of MCAF, Quantico. The C-117 is being retired from service and will be on permanent display at MCAS, Cherry Point

A C-117 Skytrain aircraft stands on the flight line after being flown ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL S.D. Dommer Release Status: Re... more

A C-117 Skytrain aircraft stands on the flight line after being retired from service. The aircraft was flown from Marine Corps Air Facility, Quantico, by MAJ Gerald Banner, MCAF executive officer, and will be on permanent display at MCAS Cherry Point

A C-117 Skytrain aircraft stands on the flight line after being retire...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL S.D. Dommer, Usmc Release Stat... more

A close-up view of the instrumental panel in the cockpit of a C-117 Skytrain aircraft. The C-117 has been retired from service and will be placed on permanent display at MCAS Cherry Point

A close-up view of the instrumental panel in the cockpit of a C-117 Sk...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL S.D. Dommer Release Status: Re... more

MCAS Iwakuni's Crash, Fire and Rescue Marines continually train to save lives. Three CFR Marines are fighting a controlled fire in the CFR training pit

MCAS Iwakuni's Crash, Fire and Rescue Marines continually train to sav...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station,Iwakuni Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. T.D. Flack Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

US Marine (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Eric Stapleton, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) El Toro, California, directs USMC Colonel (COL) Andrew Dudley, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 134 (VMFA-134), onboard his USMC F/A-18 Hornet, to a parking spot at their new home: Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, CA. With the closure of MCAS El Toro the VMFA-134 is one of the units to relocate to NAS Miramar

US Marine (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Eric Stapleton, Marine Corps Air Stati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez, USN Release Sta... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) officer from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VFMA-121) renders a salute during the welcoming ceremonies at Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA). With the closure of MCAS El Toro the VMFA-121 is one of the units to relocate to NAS Miramar

US Marine Corps (USMC) officer from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez, USN Release Sta... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Eric Stapleton, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) El Toro, California, and USMC Colonel (COL) Andrew Dudley, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 134 (VMFA-134), stand at Parade Rest next to the USMC F/A-18 Hornet, on the ramp at their new home: Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, CA. With the closure of MCAS El Toro the VMFA-134 is one of the units to relocate to NAS Miramar

US Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant (SGT) Eric Stapleton, Marine Corps Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez, USN Release Sta... more

MAJ. Carrier, pilot of the Air Force C-17 aircraft, listens intently as Marine MAJ. GEN. P.D. Williams, Commanding General of Marine Corps Air Station, poses a question concerning the lift capabilities of the C-17. This flight demonstration is the first loading and embarkation exercise involving Marines and Marine Corps cargo at the MCAS

MAJ. Carrier, pilot of the Air Force C-17 aircraft, listens intently a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Christopher S. Winkle... more

An aerial close up view of a US Marine Corps MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter from the 2ND Marine Aircraft Wing, (MCAS) New River, NC, flying in support of a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) mission, during the Revised Capabilities Exercise (RCAPEX), at Camp Lejeune, NC

An aerial close up view of a US Marine Corps MH-53E Sea Dragon helicop...

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

CAPT. Simmons, an AV-8B Harrier pilot from Marine Attack Squadron 231 (VMA-231), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point, NC, poses in front of his aircraft at the Harrier module during the Revised Capabilities Exercise (RCAPEX)

CAPT. Simmons, an AV-8B Harrier pilot from Marine Attack Squadron 231 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REVISED CAPABILITIES EXERCISE Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of Amer... more

A CH-53 helicopter from 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS New River, picks up a rescued pilot and TRAP (Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel) team from 2d Battalion,. 6th Marines

A CH-53 helicopter from 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS New River, picks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Revised Capabilities Exercise (RCAPEX) Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United State... more

An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, from MCAS New River, flies in support of the TRAP (Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel) mission demonstration

An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, from MCAS New River, flies in support...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Revised Capabilities Exercise (RCAPEX) Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United State... more

An air to ground medium close up view of a US Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter from the 2ND Marine Aircraft Wing (MCAS) New River, NC flying in support of the Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) demonstration, during the Revised Capabilities Exercise (RCAPEX), at Camp Lejeune, NC

An air to ground medium close up view of a US Marine CH-46 Sea Knight ...

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

CPL. Joshua Hillbrand and Lance CPL. Eric Oliphant pose with their Avenger Missile System. These Marines from 2d LAAD Battalion, MCAS Cherry Point, were providing anti-air defense

CPL. Joshua Hillbrand and Lance CPL. Eric Oliphant pose with their Ave...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: Combined Joint Training Field Exercise (CJTFEX) 96 Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: ... more

An AH-1W "Super Cobra" from HMLA-167 (MCAS New River, North Carolina) prepares to land at the Camp Wilson Airstrip after flight manuevers during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. 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, which is 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...

An AH-1W "Super Cobra" from HMLA-167 (MCAS New River, North Carolina) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An AH-1W "Super Cobra" from HMLA-167 (MCAS New River, North Carolina) prepares to land at the Camp Wilson Airstrip after flight ... more

A CH-53E "Super Stallion" helicopter from HMH-461, MCAS New River, North Carolina, externally lifts an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) during HST (Helicopter Support Team) Training as it prepares to land at TLZ (Tactical Landing Zone) Wilson during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. 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, which is 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...

A CH-53E "Super Stallion" helicopter from HMH-461, MCAS New River, Nor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A CH-53E "Super Stallion" helicopter from HMH-461, MCAS New River, North Carolina, externally lifts an M998 High-Mobility Multip... more

A CH-53E "Super Stallion" from HMH-461, MCAS New River, North Carola, externally lifts an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) durg HST (Helicopter Support Team) trag at Observation Post (OP) Crampton durg Combed Arms Exercise (CAX) 6-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Mare Air Ground Task Force) exercise beg conducted at MCAGCC (Mare Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, which is built around the 6th Mare Regiment, 2d Mare Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carola. Many commands from the II MEF (Mare Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets...

A CH-53E "Super Stallion" from HMH-461, MCAS New River, North Carola, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A CH-53E "Super Stallion" from HMH-461, MCAS New River, North Carolina, externally lifts an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Whee... more

Captain Sarah Deal, the first female Marine Corps helicopter pilot, flies a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter from HMH 466, MCAS Tustin, California, over Camp Pendleton while training during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97. KERNEL BLITZ is taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton to train Navy and Marine Corps personnel in amphibious operations

Captain Sarah Deal, the first female Marine Corps helicopter pilot, fl...

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

General Charles C. Krulak, Commandant of the Marine Corps, jokes with Marines at a recent visit to the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma. Sergeant Major Lewis G. Lee, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, looks on

General Charles C. Krulak, Commandant of the Marine Corps, jokes with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Futema State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Sean T.Hays Release Status: Released to Public ... more

General Charles C. Krulak, Commandant of the Marine Corps, gives Marines from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma a chance to ask questions during his annual visit

General Charles C. Krulak, Commandant of the Marine Corps, gives Marin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Futema State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Sean T. Hays Release Status: Released to Public... more

A C-130 Hercules attached to Marine Arial Refueler Transport Squadron-252 [VMGR-252] Marine Corps Air Station [MCAS] Cherry Point, North Carolina, refuels (left wing) two F-18 Hornets, from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron [VMFA] in Beaufort South Carolina, and two AV-8 Harriers attached to Marine Attack Squadron-231 [VMA-231] in MCAS Cherry Point

A C-130 Hercules attached to Marine Arial Refueler Transport Squadron-...

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

Health workers from different walks of life lend their knowledge of helping people as well as giving a helping hand to the casualties of the Mass Casualty Drill that took aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma. Workers from the Branch Medical Clinic on MCAS Yuma, Crash Fire Rescue (CFR), as well as Yuma County Regional Fire Department, and student volunteers of Yuma High School, all played important roles on this day

Health workers from different walks of life lend their knowledge of he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL T. W. Ritchie, Usmc Release Status: Released to Pub... more

With US Marine Corps (USMC) Captains (CPT) John A. Pryce and Paul Mitchell at the controls, "Big Dog 23" a USMC CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-265 (HMM-265) (Reinforced), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), lifts off from the flight line on its first flight with a newly-installed gearbox during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH

With US Marine Corps (USMC) Captains (CPT) John A. Pryce and Paul Mitc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ali Al Salem Air Base Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Camera Operator: SGT R. M. Katz, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... more

Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) General (GEN) Charles C. Krulak gives a motivational speech to Marines stationed at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma, Okinawa, Japan

Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) General (GEN) Charles C. Krulak g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Futema State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL C. E. Houtz, Usmc Release Status: Released to P... more

Corporal James Morgan, MCAS Cherry Point, 2d LAAD BN, 2d Plt, gives a class on head spacing timing for the Avenger's M3P 50 caliber machine gun in preparation for FIREX 3-99. The rounds are use in the M3P .50-cal Machine Gun located under the right Stinger Missile launcher mounted on a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). This Anti-Air Missile System is called, Avenger

Corporal James Morgan, MCAS Cherry Point, 2d LAAD BN, 2d Plt, gives a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FIREX 3-99 Base: Onslow Beach, Mcb, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A group of Avenger Weapon Systems from MCAS Cherry Point's 2d LAAD BN line up on the firing line to commence firing for FIREX 3-99 at Onslow Beach MCB Camp Lejeune, NC. The Avenger turret bears two 4-round Stinger Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Standard Vehicle Mount Launnchers (SVML) and an M3P .50 cal Machine Gun

A group of Avenger Weapon Systems from MCAS Cherry Point's 2d LAAD BN ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FIREX 3-99 Base: Onslow Beach, Mcb, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Two Avenger weapon systems from MCAS Cherry Point's 2d LAAD BN move down Onslow beach to get ready for FIREX 3-99. The Avenger turret bears two 4-round Stinger Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Standard Vehicle Mount Launnchers (SVML) and an M3P .50 cal Machine Gun

Two Avenger weapon systems from MCAS Cherry Point's 2d LAAD BN move do...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FIREX 3-99 Base: Onslow Beach, Mcb, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Marines from MCAS Cherry Point 2d LAAD BN prepare the launchers on the Balistic Ariel Targets to be used during FIREX 3-99 at Onslow Beach MCB Camp Lejeune. The targets are used to train Stinger Missile teams on the AVENGER weapons system. The Avenger turret bears two 4-round Stinger Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Standard Vehicle Mount Launnchers (SVML) and an M3P.50 cal Machine Gun

Marines from MCAS Cherry Point 2d LAAD BN prepare the launchers on the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FIREX -399 Base: Onslow Beach, Mcb, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

MCAS Cherry Point 2d LAAD BN H & S BT's SGT Chad Ross launches a Remote Controlled Miniature Ariel Target (RCMAT) at FIREX 3-99. The aerial target will be fired on by the M3P .50-cal Machine Gun located under the right Stinger Missile launcher mounted on a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). This Anti-Air Missile System is called, Avenger

MCAS Cherry Point 2d LAAD BN H & S BT's SGT Chad Ross launches a Remot...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FIREX 3-99 Base: Onslow Beach, Mcb, Camp Lejeune State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

A portrait honoring US Marine Corps (USMC) Captain (CPT) George C. Axtell, World War II Ace and Navy Cross winner. CPT Axtell served as Commanding Officer, Marine Fighter Squadron 323 (VMF-323) at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General (LGEN) before retiring from active duty

A portrait honoring US Marine Corps (USMC) Captain (CPT) George C. Axt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MCAS Cherry Point Scene Camera ... more

Two United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters hover as they approach a hot pit refueling area set up on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flight line. The AH-1W's are from the Marine Corps Air Station, New River, North Carolina. USMC CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W's are being hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia for an exercise, 14 August 2000

Two United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters ho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

A United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter hovers above the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flight line as it positions itself in a hot pit refueling area. The AH-1W is assigned to the Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. USMC CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W's are being hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia for an exercise, 14 August 2000

A United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter hover...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

A United States Marine Corps marine monitors hot pit refueling operations in progress on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flight line. The marine pictured is part of a KC-130 Hercules tanker crew from Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) 'Heavy Haulers' that have positioned themselves on a large section of open tarmac to hot pit refuel USMC helicopters. The KC-130 is assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina while the CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W Super Cobras being refueled are from MCAS New River, NC, 14 August 2000

A United States Marine Corps marine monitors hot pit refueling operati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

Two United States Marine Corps marines move a fuel hose to a new position on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina flight line as an F-16CJ Fighting Falcon taxies in the background. Because of the busy airfield operations, the hot pit refueling area had to be moved away from the main taxiway on the base as the large USMC helicopters being refueled essentially blocked the taxiway and limited flight operations at the base. USMC CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W Super Cobras from Marine Corps Air Station, New River, North Carolina, are being hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron (VMGR-252) from MCAS, Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or...

Two United States Marine Corps marines move a fuel hose to a new posit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Two United States Marine Corps marines move a fuel hose to a new position on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina flight lin... more

Two United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters hover above the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina flight line as they await permission to take-off. The AH-1W's are assigned to Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. United States Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1Ws were hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia, for an exercise, 14 August 2000

Two United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters ho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

Three United States Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters depart Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina after a brief refueling stop. The USMC CH-46E's, assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron One Six Two (HMM-162), Marine Corps Air Station, New River, North Carolina, have just been hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia for an exercise, 14 August 2000

Three United States Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters depart ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

United States Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Tim O'Bryan, a Videographer with the 20th Communications Squadron, documents United States Marine Corps operations occuring on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flight line. A USMC AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter is visible in the background being hot pit refueled. The AH-1W is assigned to Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. USMC CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W's are being hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the ...

United States Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Tim O'Bryan, a Videographer with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: United States Air Force Senior Airman Tim O'Bryan, a Videographer with the 20th Communications Squadron, documents United State... more

Four United States Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters line-up on the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina flight line as they prepare to depart after a refueling stop. The USMC CH-46E's, assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron One Six Two (HMM-162) 'Golden Eagles' at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, have just been hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Reueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252) from MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia for an exercise, 14 August 2000

Four United States Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters line-up ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

A United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter hovers above the Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, flight line as it positions itself in a hot pit refueling area. The AH-1W's are from Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. USMC CH-46E Sea Knights and AH-1W's are being hot pit refueled by a USMC KC-130 of Marine Aerial Refueling/Transport Squadron Two Five Two (VMGR-252), MCAS Cherry Point, NC. The hot pit refueling, where one or more aircraft refuel with their engines running, occured as the helicopters transited the area while deploying to Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia for an exercise, 14 August 2000

A United States Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter hover...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shaw Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Greg L. Davis Release Status: ... more

The (USMC) Sillent Drill Team, from Marine Brks Washington DC, preformes for the Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, NC

The (USMC) Sillent Drill Team, from Marine Brks Washington DC, preform...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jeremy R Trimble Release Statu... more

US Marine Corps Brigadier General (BGEN) Thomas Moore, Assistant Wing Commander 2ND Marine Aircraft Wing, takes time to attend Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point's Welcome Aboard Expo. The expo is for new Marines and their families, and was held at the MCAS Officers Club

US Marine Corps Brigadier General (BGEN) Thomas Moore, Assistant Wing ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Noe Martinez Release Status: R... more

US Marines prepare to draw their swords at the Corporals Course at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma

US Marines prepare to draw their swords at the Corporals Course at Mar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Christopher D. Surber Rel... more

US Marine Corps Corporal (CPL), Villaiana gives the "dress right dress" command to a squad of Marines during the Corporals Course at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma

US Marine Corps Corporal (CPL), Villaiana gives the "dress right dress...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Christopher D. Surber Rel... more

Crash Fire Rescue Marines wait in their fire retardant suits to put out a training fire at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma burn pit

Crash Fire Rescue Marines wait in their fire retardant suits to put ou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Robert Macmenamin Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Crash Fire Rescue marines battle a training fire at the burn pit at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma

Crash Fire Rescue marines battle a training fire at the burn pit at Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Robert Macmenamin Release... more

Crash Fire Rescue marines put out a training fire at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma fire pit

Crash Fire Rescue marines put out a training fire at the Marine Corps ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL. Robert Macmenamin Releas... more

US Marine Corps Corporal (CPL) Villifana, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron-13 (MALS-13), stands at attention with the sword at the Corporals Course at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma

US Marine Corps Corporal (CPL) Villifana, Marine Aviation Logistics Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. Chris D. Suber Release St... more

USMC Marines and Saliors from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point came out to show their support for the "Toys for Tots" toy drive

USMC Marines and Saliors from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Noe Martinez Release Status: R... more

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Thomas A. Braaten (right) and Major General (MGEN), Dennis T. Krupp (left), Commander, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, do the honors of cutting the cake at this years Cake Cutting Ceremony. Part of the Marine Corps 225th Birthday celebration held at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, NC

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Thomas A. Braaten (right) and Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jeremy R Trimble Release Statu... more

A US Marine displays the US Marine Corps Revolutionary War Uniform, as part of the Marine Corps 225th Birthday celebration held at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point, NC

A US Marine displays the US Marine Corps Revolutionary War Uniform, as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jeremy R Trimble Release Statu... more

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Thomas A. Braaten and Major General (MGEN), Dennis T. Krupp, recognize Sergeant Major (SGM) Peter Gante and Private First Class (PFC), Mitcheal Hall Jr., as the oldest and youngest Marines. Part of the Marine Corps 225th Birthday celebration held at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point, NC

US Marine Corps Major General (MGEN), Thomas A. Braaten and Major Gene...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jeremy R Trimble Release Statu... more

Captain Bartt Green of Marine Attack Squadron VMA-311 lands an AV-8B+ Harrier II plus at AUX2 near Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona, while Captain Matt Parker of VMA-311 awaits to be refueled by Marines from Marine Wing Support Squadron-371. AUX2 is a simulated aircraft deck for the AV-8B Harrier pilots to practice their landings and take-offs

Captain Bartt Green of Marine Attack Squadron VMA-311 lands an AV-8B+ ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Chad L. Simon, Usmc Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Captain Matt Parker, with Marine Attack Squadron VMA-311, lands an AV-8B Harrier at AUX2 near Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona. Aux2 is a simulated aircraft deck for the AV-8B Harrier pilots to practice their landings and take-offs

Captain Matt Parker, with Marine Attack Squadron VMA-311, lands an AV-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Chad L. Simon, Usmc Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A convoy of 16, CH46-Helicopters arrives at MCAS Miramar bringing home the Marines of HMM-161 after ther six-month deployment as part of the 13th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit)

A convoy of 16, CH46-Helicopters arrives at MCAS Miramar bringing home...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HMM-161 home coming Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Ca... more

Marines from HMM-161 return to MCAS Miramar after their six-month deployment with the 13th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit). Friends and family wait to greet them

Marines from HMM-161 return to MCAS Miramar after their six-month depl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Fidencio J Hernandez Releas... more

Major General Thomas A. Braaten (left), Commander Air Bases East and Major General Dennis T. Krupp, Commander 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, acknowledged their Marines wives for completing the L.I.N.K.S. class. L.I.N.K.S. stands for Lifestyle Insights, Networking, Knowledge and Skills. It is designed around four goals to serve as an orientation to Marine Corps life

Major General Thomas A. Braaten (left), Commander Air Bases East and M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MCAS and Wing CG Scene Camera O... more

Fire fighters from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona, battle a fire caused by a gas explosion in an empty housing unit.

Fire fighters from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona, batt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MCAS YUMA Scene Camera Ope... more

At the Officer's club, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Jones, answers questions concerning the future plans for the Marine Corps

At the Officer's club, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, dresse...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Ryan T. Ledoux, Usmc Releas... more

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major Alfred McMichael, discussing topics concerning future plans for the Marine Corps, during an NCO breakfast meeting at the Gonzales Hall dining facility on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Ryan T. Ledoux, Usmc Releas... more

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major Alfred McMichael, discussing topics concerning future plans for the Marine Corps, during an NCO breakfast meeting at the Gonzales Hall dining facility on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Ryan T. Ledoux, Usmc Releas... more

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Jones, discussing topics concerning the future plans for the Marine Corps at the Officer's club at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, the Command...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Ryan T. Ledoux, Usmc Releas... more

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major Alfred McMichael, discussing topics concerning future plans for the Marine Corps, during an NCO breakfast meeting at the Gonzales Hall dining facility on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar

Dressed in the newly designed camouflaged utility uniform, Sergeant Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Ryan T. Ledoux, Usmc Releas... more

A USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA taxies onto the flight line at Fallon Naval Air Station, NV during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

A USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Sergeant (SGT), Todd Johnson, USMC, Communications/Navigation Division assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA replaces an antenna on a USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Sergeant (SGT), Todd Johnson, USMC, Communications/Navigation Division...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR), Jeff Bitterman, USN, Weapons SPECIALIST Officer (WSO), assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA prepares for a flight onboard a USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR), Jeff Bitterman, USN, Weapons SPECIALIST O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Marshall Bryant, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA prepares to lock down a maintenance access panel on an USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Marshall Bryant, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Aircraft Captain assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA communicates with the aircraft crew onboard a USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Aircraft Captain assigned to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA locks down a maintenance access panel on an USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA waits to marshal out an USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft at Fallon Naval Air Station, NV during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Captain (CPT), John Andress, USMC, F-18D Hornet aircraft pilot assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA adjusts his oxygen mask in preparation for a mission during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Captain (CPT), John Andress, USMC, F-18D Hornet aircraft pilot assigne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA checks to see if the refueling probe is working properly on an USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

Lance Corporal (LCPL), Les Reeves, USMC, Marine Fighter Attack Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

USMC personnel assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather) (VMFA "AW"-121), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar San Diego, CA finish their final maintenance checks on a USMC F-18D Hornet aircraft at Fallon Naval Air Station, NV during DESERT RESCUE IX. DESERT RESCUE IX is a Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training exercise involving all branches of the US Military in a real world rescue and combat scenario

USMC personnel assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (All Weather...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE IX Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

A CH-46 Sea Knight, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-166 (Reinforced) (HMM-166), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Miramar, California, debarks from a fueling station at Naval Air Field El Centro, operated by Marine Wing Support Squadron 373 (MWSS 373) Bulk Fuels, MCAS Miramar

A CH-46 Sea Knight, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-166 (Reinforced)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Cory P. Griffith, Usmc Rel... more

Captain (CAPT) Arthur Dixon shakes hands with Lieutenant Colonel Tada (left), commander of the 304th Fighter Squadron (FS), Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), as United States Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18 pilots assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, from Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Japan and JASDF F-15 Eagle pilots assigned to the 304th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, pose for a group photo during Exercise COPE NORTH 02-1

Captain (CAPT) Arthur Dixon shakes hands with Lieutenant Colonel Tada ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 02-1 Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: PACOM JASDF Scene Came... more

Lieutenant Colonel Tada (left), commander of the 304th Fighter Squadron (FS), Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and F-15 Eagle pilots from the 304th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), debrief with United States Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18 pilots from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, from Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Japan, during Exercise COPE NORTH 02-1

Lieutenant Colonel Tada (left), commander of the 304th Fighter Squadro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 02-1 Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: PACOM JASDF Scene Came... more

Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and F-15 Eagle pilot Captain (CAPT) Osamu "Dagger" Takizawa assigned to the 304th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, debriefs a four versus four sortie with United States Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18 pilots assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, from Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Japan, during Exercise COPE NORTH 02-1

Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and F-15 Eagle pilot Captain (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 02-1 Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Major Command Shown: PACOM JASDF Scene Came... more

United States Marine Corpsmen STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Chris Hansen, a flight engineer from VMGR-352, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS), California, cleans the windscreen on a KC-130, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

United States Marine Corpsmen STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Chris Hansen, a fl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

A KC-130 from VMGR-252, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California, lands at "Camp Rhino" to offload personnel and cargo in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A KC-130 from VMGR-252, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, Calif...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

A KC-130 from VMGR-252, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California, offloads in the dark at "Camp Rhino" in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A KC-130 from VMGR-252, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, Calif...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

United States Marine Corpsmen Sergeant (SGT) Ryan Nelms, a flight engineer from VMGR-352, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS), California, cleans the windscreen on a KC-130, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

United States Marine Corpsmen Sergeant (SGT) Ryan Nelms, a flight engi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) YUMA is proud to unveil its new Family Quarters. The Air Station has built and renovated much of the Family Housing aboard the Base

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) YUMA is proud to unveil its new Family...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: Station Scene Camera Operator: SGT Christopher Surbe... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Christopher Adkins, Intelligence Officer (IO), Fixed Wing Marine Fighter Aircraft, Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), California, greets Thai civilians at the Royal Thai Air Force air show at Korat Air Base, Thailand, during Exercise COPE TIGER 2002

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Christopher Adkins, Inte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE TIGER 2002 Base: Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James E. Lotz, USAF... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Alejandro Rodriguez, Maintenance Material Control Officer (MMCO), Fixed Wing Marine Fighter Aircraft, Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), California, greets Thai civilians at the Royal Thai Air Force air show at Korat Air Base, Thailand, during Exercise COPE TIGER 2002

US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Alejandro Rodriguez, Mai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE TIGER 2002 Base: Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base Country: Thailand (THA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT James E. Lotz, USAF... more

Lance Corporal Ramsdell using a baton, demonstrates his ability to take down a would be attacker exposed to pepper spray during the annual non lethal weapons training being conducted aboard MCAS Yuma by the Provost Marshall's Office (PMO)

Lance Corporal Ramsdell using a baton, demonstrates his ability to tak...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: MCAS YUMA Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Rice, Usmc Re... more

Lieutenant Colonel Fischler, USMC, Executive Officer, Air Combat Element, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, responds to an 'any service member' letter outside the Air Combat Element Headquarters, also known as "MCAS Kandahar" at Kandahar International Airport, Kandahar, Afghanistan during OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

Lieutenant Colonel Fischler, USMC, Executive Officer, Air Combat Eleme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Kandahar International Airport Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: 26th MEU (SOC) S... more