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German troops in Narwa. German artillery shooting at a Bolshevik robber band which is departing in an armored train. March 28, 1918

S09-50-1426 - STS-009 - Earth observations taken by the STS-9 crew

S09-46-1781 - STS-009 - Earth observations taken by the STS-9 crew

Policemen attempt to control the throng assembled at the gangway of the guided missile frigate USS HAWES (FFG-53). The HAWES also visited ports in Estonia and Lithuania after participating in BALTOPS '92. This was the first visit to these countries by a U.S. ship since 1924

A member of the quarterdeck watch on the guided missile frigate USS HAWES (FFG-53) gives a boy a lollipop before he leaves the ship. The HAWES also visited ports in Estonia and Lithuania after participating in BALTOPS '92. This was the first visit to these countries by a U.S. ship since 1924

An honor guard from the guided missile frigate USS HAWES (FFG-53) departs after placing a memorial wreath at the Freedom Shrine. The HAWES also visited ports in Estonia and Latvia after participating in BALTOPS '92. This was the first visit to these countries by a U.S. ship since 1924

CMDR. George Schaeffer III, commanding officer of the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39), greets a Lithuanian naval officer pier prior to a reception aboard the DOYLE at the conclusion of exercise BALTOPS '93. U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania Darryl Johnson is at left. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A Polish PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol helicopter hoists a swimmer out of the water while conducting a search and rescue demonstration during exercise BALTOPS '93. The guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (DDG-39) is in the background. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen tour the city during a port visit by the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) at the conclusion of exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A port bow view of the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A bow view of a Lithuanian navy Grisha class frigate underway during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A starboard beam view of the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. The Russian Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY is in the background. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Officers from the 14 nations taking part in exercise BALTOPS '93 pose for a photograph during a press conference at the Flag Officer Denmark Headquarters. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A port bow view of the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A sailor speaks to a local Boy Scout group touring the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A crewman from the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) examines a bulletin board aboard the Russian navy Krivak class frigate BDITELNY during exercise BALTOPS '93. The crewman is taking part in an exchange of observers and crewmen between the two ships. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Ronald J. Mosholder and Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Anthony Simpson pose for a photo with a German sailor in front of the Vytautas Catholic Church while on liberty from the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A starboard quarter view of a Lithuanian Grisha class frigate underway during BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

As part of a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93, sailors in a rigid-hull inflatable boat approach a survival raft as it floats alongside the Polish salvage ship PIAST (281). For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen tour the city during a port visit by the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) at the conclusion of exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Crew members aboard the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY watch a Danish navy Lynx helicopter fly past their ship during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A port beam view of the Polish navy salvage ship PIAST (281) underway during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Operations SPECIALIST SEAMAN Wayne J. Ehret, left, and Operations SPECIALIST 3rd Class Christopher A. Zukowski, right, examine a street vendor's merchandise while on liberty from the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A port bow view of a Lithuanian navy Grisha class frigate during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A starboard bow view of the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY during exercise BALTOPS. Behind BDITELNY is the German frigate FGS KARLSRUHE (F-212). For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A port bow view of a Lithuanian navy Grisha class frigate during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A port bow view of the Russian navy-Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY underway in formation with the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) and three German fast attack craft during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A sailor shows the cockpit of a helicopter to visitors touring the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) tour the city during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A sailor climbs into a survival raft floating alongside the Polish salvage ship PIAST (281) as part of a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Crew members man the rails as the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) arrives for a port visit during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Midshipman 1ST Class Michael Nelms, center, serves as an interpreter between a crew member of the USS DEYO (DD-989) and Russian sailors who are visiting the destroyer during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

CAPT. W. scott Slocum, right, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and exercise commander for BALTOPS '93, speaks with a Russian naval officer. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Midshipman 1ST Class Michael Nelms serves as an interpreter for U.S. sailors from the USS DEYO (DD-989) visiting the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY while taking part in an exchange of observers and crewmen during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

CAPT. W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and commander of exercise BALTOPS '93, tours the bridge of the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) with Russian Rear Adm. W.P. Comoyedoff, chief of the Baltic Squadron. DEYO is serving as Slocum's exercise flagship. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

U.S. Navy chief petty officers host Russian navy chief petty officers at a reception aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman examine a street vendor's merchandise while on liberty from the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

LT. Bill McQuilkin talks to a group of local Boy Scouts who are touring the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A Polish PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol helicopter hoists a swimmer out of the water while conducting a search and rescue demonstration during exercise BALTOPS '93. The guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (DDG-39) is in the background. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Captain W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and exercise commander for BALTOPS '93, addresses representatives from the 14 nations participating in the exercise. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A port beam view of ships underway during exercise BALTOPS '93. In the foreground is the Swedish navy minelayer ALVSBORG (M-02), in the center is the German navy frigate FGS KARLSRUHE (F-212), on the right is the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) and on the left is the Russian Krivak 1 class frigate BDITELNY. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Polish and U.S. Navy personnel, along with various civilians, meet in the wardroom of the Polish salvage ship PIAST (281) at the conclusion of a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Crew members man the rails as the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) arrives for a port visit during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Sailors from the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY climb aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat as part of an exchange of observers and crewmen during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

CMDR. George Schaeffer III, commanding officer of the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39), talks with U.S. ambassador to Lithuania Darryl Johnson and his wife during a reception aboard the DOYLE at the conclusion of exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A Polish PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol helicopter moves in to make an at-sea rescue while conducting a search and rescue demonstration during exercise BALTOPS '93. The guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (DDG-39) is in the background. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Crew members man the rail of the USS DOYLE (FFG-39) as the guided missile frigate arrives for a port visit during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Midshipman 1ST Class Michael Nelms tours the bridge of the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY while participating in an exchange of observers and crewmen between the Russian ship and the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A starboard bow view of the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Captain W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and exercise commander for BALTOPS '93, speaks with a Russian naval officer aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989). Midshipman 2nd Class Christopher Akins, center, is serving as an interpreter. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

As part of a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93, sailors in a rigid-hull inflatable boat approach a survival raft as it floats alongside the Polish salvage ship PIAST (281). For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

The guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) maneuvers with the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY, right background, and the Germany navy frigate FGS KARLSRUHE (F-212), left background, during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

A group of U.S. Navy chief petty officers examine one of the SS-N-22 quad missile launchers aboard the Russian guided missile destroyer NASTOJTSCHIWYJ during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

An officer from the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) climbs into a motor whaleboat for transport to the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY as part of an exchange of observers and crewmen during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Crew members from the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) tour the city during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

Crewmen watch as a Polish Mi-14PS Haze-C helicopter approaches the Polish salvage ship PIASR (281) while participating in a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A Polish Mi-14PS Haze-C helicopter approaches the Polish salvage ship PIASR (281) while participating in a search and rescue demonstration by the Polish navy during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

A sailor shows visitors the cockpit of a helicopter aboard the guided missile frigate USS DOYLE (FFG-39) during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

CMDR. Nathan Jones, a U.S. Navy public affairs officer, poses with Russian navy chief petty officers during a reception aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989). DEYO chiefs invited chiefs from other nations participating in Exercise BALTOPS '93 to attend the reception. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

CAPT. W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and exercise commander for BALTOPS '93, makes a toast with Russian Rear Adm. W. P. Comoyedoff, chief of the Baltic Squadron, during a reception aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989). For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise

CAPT. W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and commander of exercise BALTOPS '93, tours an engineering space aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) with Russian Rear Adm. W.P. Comoyedoff, chief of the Baltic Squadron. DEYO is serving as Slocum's exercise flagship. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Midshipman 1ST Class Michael Nelms serves as an interpreter for USS DEYO (DD-989) sailors visiting the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY as part of an exchange of observers and crewmen during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Photograph of President William J. Clinton Participating in a Quadrilateral Meeting with Leaders of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

Members of the Baltic platoon, which include service members from Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, enjoy a box lunch, shortly after their arrival at Marine Corps Air Station. This is a United States Atlantic Command sponsored exercise that will be conducted by Marine Forces Atlantic at Camp Lejeune, NC. Under the Partnership for Peace program this exercise will provide interoperability training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis in individual and collective skills

Flag bearers of participating countries practice presenting arms during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony. This is a United States Atlantic Command sponsored exercise, that will be conducted by Marine Forces Atlantic. Under the Partnership for Peace program this exercise will provide combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, ...

Commanders of platoons taking part in the exercise stand by for their cue to march during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony for Cooperative Osprey '96. This exercise is sponsored by the United States Atlantic Command and will be conducted by Marine Forces Atlantic. Under the Partnership for Peace program this exercise will provide combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 Partnership for Peace nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, ...

A Kazakstani Marine waits for his cue to parade his country's colors during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony. This exercise is sponsored by the United States Atlantic Command and will be conducted by the Marine Forces Atlantic. Under the Partnership for Peace program this exercise will provide combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 Partnership for Peace nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, ...

The opening ceremony commences as flag bearers of participating countries march onto W.P.T. Hill Field. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. In addition, the following countries are providing observers to the exercise: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Czech Republic, and Denmark

Austrian troops check out a M240G machine gun mounted on a Riverine Assault Craft during a demo at Landing Zone (LZ) Bluebird. This demo was part of the field phase portion of Cooperative Osprey 96. Under the Partnership for Peace program this exercise will provide combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. In addition, the following countries are providing observers...

A female Ukrainian Marine Medical Officer is interviewed by US Army Reserve Specialists (SPC) S.R. Cwalina, a Combat Photographer from 982nd Signal Company, attached to the 6th Marine Regiment during Operation COOPERATIVE OSPREY 96 held at Camp Lejeune, NC. Cooperative Osprey, under the Partnership for Peace program, will provide interoperability training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, ...

Role players protest simulating a civil disturbance during Final Training Exercise 2 of COOPERATIVE OSPREY '96. Cooperative Osprey is a United States Atlantic Command sponsored exercise that's conducted by Marine Forces Atlantic at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Cooperative Osprey, under the Partnership for Peace program, will provide interoperability training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with an emphasis on individual and collective skills. The three NATO countries providing troops are the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, ...

US Marines from 6th Marine Regiment prepare to pass on their guidons to representatives from the Partner Nations during the closing ceremony. This United States Atlantic Command sponsored exercise conducted by Marine Forces Atlantic (MARFORLANT), under the Partnership for Peace program, provided combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards with emphasis on individual and collective skills. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops were Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. In addition, the following ...

Representatives from the Partner Nations carry their respective flags during the closing ceremony. Under the Partnership for Peace program, this exercise provided combined training in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations along NATO/IFOR standards, with emphasis on individual and collective skills. The 16 "Partnership for Peace" nations contributing troops were Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. In addition, the following countries provided observers to the exercise: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Czech Republic, and Denmark

L to R, GUNNERY Sergeant T. E. Hogan, a Norwegian Maintenance worker, and STAFF Sergeant Wright, discuss how to repair a broken roof turret from a AS32P-19A Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle, while preparing the vehicle for movement from the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway, to Estonia for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and...

A crew of Marines go over the LTI (Limited Technical Inspection) procedures for a MEP-005 generator prior to performing it, at the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway, while preparing it for movement to Estonia for Baltic Challenge '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance facilities and vices, and security. This gear is stored in a...

A Marine fills the 1000 gallon water tank of an AS32P19A Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle in preparation for movement to Estonia for Baltic Challenge '97. This Marines parent command is Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 273, 2nd Marine Air Wing (MAW), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Off load Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia for use in Baltic Challenge '97, a Partnership for Peace exercise. The US Marine Corps have equipment stored in Norway as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and ...

A 10,000-pound forklift moves a ROWPU (Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit out from the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway, in preparation for movement to Estonia for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance facilities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves, located in the...

An overall shot of the entrances to the Bjugn Cave Facility in Norway. This picture shows some of the equipment already pulled from the cave parked on the lot that will be taken to Estonia for Baltic Challenge '97, a Partnership for Peace exercise. The US Marine Corps have equipment stored in Norway as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) for 30 days. The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor" that provides storage, maintenance facilities, services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves ...

CHIEF Warrant Officer 3 (CWO3) McIntosh, and GUNNERY Sergeant R. M. Cooper talk over the communications plan, while unloading equipment at the Bjubn, Norway Cave facility. These Marine's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but they are currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD) The equipment is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace exercise (PfP). The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB...

Corporal (CPL) Underwood checks the operation of a MEP-005 generator after it was removed from the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. CPL Underwood's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of plies to...

Corporal M. T. Trujillo fills out the paperwork while performing a Limited Technical Inspection (LTI) on a 5-ton truck at the Bjugn Cave facility Norway. Trujillo's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30...

GUNNERY SGT. R. M. Cooper (Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA) operates the roof turret on a AS32P19A Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle during an operations check at Bjugn Cave facility. GUNNERY SGT. Cooper's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Off load Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia for use in Baltic Challenge '97, a Partnership for Peace exercise. The US Marine Corps have equipment stored in Norway as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB ...

A 130G Grader is taken for a road test after having a Limited Technical Inspection (LTI) performed on it, at the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. This equipment is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance facilities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a...

A close-up of identification label on a vehicle at the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. This vehicle is awaiting transportation to Estonia, for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor" and provides storage, maintenance facilities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves, located in the Trondheim region of central Norway

Marines unload a 100KW Dummy Load Bank at the Bjugn Cave acility, Norway. This item is used to simulate a load, while perorming a Limited Technical Inspection on the MEP-005 generators shown in the background. This equipment is being prepared or movement to Estonia or BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a partnership or Peace exercise (PP). The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part o the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days o supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government o Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance...

Lance Corporal Adkins, a Combat Photographer, from the 2D Marine Division Combat Camera Unit, uses a digital video camcorder to document the unloading of equipment from the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. The equipment inspection is done as it is prepared for movement to Estonia for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace Exercise (PfP). The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage,...

A Logisitics Vehicle System (LVS) is pulled out from the Bjugn Cave by a Norweigan worker, in preparation for movement to Estonia for use in Baltic Challenge '97. a Partenership for Peace exercise. The U.S. Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance facilities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves, located in the Trondheim region of central Norway

GySGT. R. M. Cooper, (Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA) catches the back blast water spray from a roof turret on an AS32P19A Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Vehicle at the Bjugn Cave Facility while performing an operations check on the vehicle. GySGT. Cooper's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia for use in Baltic Challenge 97, a Partnership for Peace exercise. The U.S. Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway as part of ...

A LOGMARS label is shown on a vehicle at the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway, in preparation for movement to Estonia for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance facilities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves, located in the Trondheim region of central Norway

Corporal (CPL) J. D. Kirby checks out the motor of a M923A2 5-ton cargo truck at the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. CPL Kirby's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000...

Captain Johnny Sorloth, the Norwegian officer in charge of the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway, gives the in brief to Marines from the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party (NALMEB/OPP) detachment. This detachment will be preparing equipment stored at this cave for movement to Estonia, for Baltic Challenge '97, a Partnership for Peace exercise. The US Marine Corps have equipment stored in Norway as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) for 30 days. The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", which provides storage, maintenance ...

A Norwegian maintenane worker adds water to batteries on an AS32P19A Airraft Resue Firefighting Vehile, at the Bjugn Cave Faility, Norway, in preparation for moving equipment to Estonia, for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97 , a Partnership for Peae (PfP) exerise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program ontains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Fore (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "ontrator", and provides storage, maintenane failities and servies, and seurity. This gear is stored in a series of 6...

An overa shot of the Bjugn Cave maintenance faciity, Norway. This picture shows some of the equipment aready pued from the cave in the ot. This equipment wi be taken to Estonia for BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of suppies to support a 13,000 person Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The Government of Norway is the on site "contractor", and provides storage, maintenance faciities and services, and security. This gear is stored in a series of 6 caves,...

Corporal (CPL) M. C. Carmon checks out the engine compartment of a 130G Grader, after it was pulled from the Bjugn Cave facility, Norway. CPL Carmon's parent command is 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD) This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of...

A MK48/16 truck and M870A1 trailer are loaded with six fuel containers by an off-load preparation party from the Marine Expeditionary Brigade, in Estonia, in support of BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace Exercise

Marine's hook up a winch to attach the M870A1 trailer to the Logistics Vehicle System (LVS) MK/16 truck and fifth wheel, at the Bjugn Cave facility, these Marines belong to the 2D Fleet Service Support Group (FSSG), but are currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), (II MEF (FWD)). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to support a...

Cororal D. L. Countee, ground guides a DTC 4000 ound forklift (Extended Boom Forklift (EBFL)), onto a M870A1 trailer, at the Bjugn Cave facility. Countees' arent command is 2D Force Service Suort Grou (FSSG) but he is currently attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Exeditionary Brigade/Offload Prearation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Exeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being reared for shiment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE 97, a Partnershi for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Cors has equiment stored in Norway, as art of the NALMEB Preositioning Program. The NALMEB rogram contains equiment and 30 days of sulies to suort a 13,000...

A DTC 4000K forklift or Extended Boom Forklift (EBFL) operated by a Marine attached to the 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), is moving a piece of equipment from the Bjugn Cave facility. Marines operating the equipment at the facility are attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward, (II MEF FWD). This item is being prepared for shipment to Estonia, for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. The US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program. The NALMEB program contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to...

Corporal D. L. Countee, who's parent command is the 2D Force Service Support Group (FSSG), adjusts a piece on a M870A1 Trailer to allow a DTC 4000K forklift to back up upon it while at the Bjugn Cave facility. Countee and all the other Marines at this facility are now attached to the 2D Force Service Support Group and are now attached to the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade/Offload Preparation Party, (NALMEB/OPP), II Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward. 4000K is being prepared for shipment to Estonia for use in BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise. US Marine Corps has equipment stored in Norway, as part of the NALMEB Prepositioning Program....

Self-loading trailer Logistics Vehicle Systems (MK48 LVS), load ISO containers en-route to Estonia, at the Bjugn pre-positioned storage cave facility. Members of the Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade Off-load Preparation Party (NALMEB/OPP) position equipment in support of BALTIC CHALLENGE '97

Hospital Copsman Second Class (HM2) T. A. Bavs adds chloine to wate in a wate bull at the Bjugn Cave facility, Noway, in pepaation fo movement to Estonia fo BALTIC CHALLENGE '97, a Patneship fo Peace (PfP) execise. The US Maine Cops has equipment stoed in Noway, as pat of the Noway Ai-Landed Maine Expeditionay Bigade (NALMEB) Pepositioning Pogam. The NALMEB pogam contains equipment and 30 days of supplies to suppot a 13,000 peson Maine Ai Gound Task Foce (MAGTF). The Govenment of Noway is the on site "contacto" and povides stoage, maintenance facilities and sevices, and secuity. This gea is stoed in a seies of 6 caves, located in the Tondheim...