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Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class Colby Clevenger from HM-15, monitors the towing of a Q-14 side scanning sonar device. The Q-14 is towed by a MH-53 helicopter and is used to detect mines. This is in support of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 2001. KERNEL BLITZ is a large-scale amphibious landing exercise taking place in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton, Calif. Approximately 25 ships, 75 aircraft and 15,000 Sailors, Marines, solders, airmen and Coast Guardsmen representing four nations are participating in the exercise

Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class Colby Clevenger from HM-15, monitors the towing of a Q-14 side scanning sonar device. The Q-14 is towed by a MH-53 helicopter and is used to detect mines. This is in support of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 2001. KERNEL BLITZ is a large-scale amphibious landing exercise taking place in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton, Calif. Approximately 25 ships, 75 aircraft and 15,000 Sailors, Marines, solders, airmen and Coast Guardsmen representing four nations are participating in the exercise

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Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ 2001

Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

State: California (CA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Aw/Nao) Scott D. Sagisi, USN

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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27/03/2001
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