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Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - General Pershing and Major General J. A. LeJeune, Head of Second Division, said to be the first Marine Corps Officer to command regular Army troops

Ceremonies - Review in Theatre of Operations - American Troops - Troops of Second Division maneuvering in review, under the eyes of their commanders, General Pershing and Major General LeJeune

Operation Ski Jump was the test taking off of a Marine Corps YAV-8B Harrier aircraft from a ramp. The ramp was constructed by Bridge Co., 8th Engineering Support Bn., 2nd Mar. Div., Fleet Marine Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Operation Ski Jump was the test launching of a Marine Corps YAV-8B Harrier aircraft from a ramp. In this view a truck is being used to test the stability of the ramp that was built by Bridge Co., 8th Engineering Support Bn., 2nd Mar. Div., Fleet Marine Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Operation Ski Jump was the test taking off of a Marine Corps YAV-8B Harrier aircraft, from a specially built ramp was constructed by the Bridge Co., 8th Engineer Support Bn., 2nd Mar. Div., Fleet Marine Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C

The full length view of the Victory memorial stained glass window in the camp chapel, (Protestant), depicting the personnel of Camp Lejeune that fought in World War II. The window was completed September 5th, 1945

The Quantico Marine Band marches down Lejeune Field during the sunset parade held to honor retirees and award recipients

Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger is met at the Marine Corps air station by LGEN Adolph G. Schwenk, commanding general, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, during his tour of east coast Marine Corps units. Weinberger will receive a briefing here and then travel to Camp Lejeune, home of the 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81. The amphibious assault ship USS SAIPAN (LHA-2) and tank landing ship USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197) are visible in the background

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co., D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81

Four CH-47 Sea Knight helicopters fly overhead as Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81

Members of Battery E, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine Division from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, layout and camouflage a 105mm (M101-A1) howitzer during Exercise Crisex '81

Marines from the 1ST Plt., Co. D, 2nd Assault Amphibious Bn., Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, bring troops ashore on LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicles during Exercise Crisex '81

CDR Robert L. Lejeune, USN (covered)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Naval Reserve corpsmen from the 4th Medical Battalion administer aid to a simulated casualty during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Reservist from the 4th Medical Battalion set up tents for the beach aid station during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Reservist from the 4th Medical Battalion set up tents at the beach aid station during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. In the foreground is an M-16A1 rifle equipped with blank adapter. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Reservist from the 4th Medical Battalion carry simulated casualties into the beach aid station during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....An injured Marine recuperates after an injury during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune. N.C....Equipment and vehicles are ready for use at the beach aid station during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. In the foreground is an M-16A1 rifle equipped with blank adapter. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....A Naval Reserve dentist from the 4th Medical Battalion performs an oral examination on another reservist during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Reserve corpsmen from the 4th Medical Battalion carry a simulated casualty into the treatment area during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Equipment and vehicles are ready for use at the beach aid station during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. In the foreground is an M-16A1 rifle equipped with blank adapter. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....Reservist from the 4th Medical Battalion load simulated casualties into ambulances during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....A Naval Reserve dentist from the 4th Medical Battalion performs an oral examination on another reservist during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....A Naval Reserve dentist from the 4th Medical Battalion performs an oral examination on another reservist during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....A Naval Reserve corpsman from the 4th Medical Battalion fills out injury forms on a simulated casualty during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Camp Lejeune, N.C....A Naval Reserve dentist from the 4th Medical Battalion performs an oral examination on another reservist during a joint Naval/Marine Amphibious Brigade training exercise. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

Private Eugene Lejeune, center, stands with his parents after his graduation from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Private Lejeune, fourth generation Marine, is the grandson of Major General J. A. Lejeune, former Commandant of the Marine Corps

Albert Reidinger, 90, a World War I veteran, stands by to receive a victory medal from Lieutenant General (LGEN) David M. Twomey, commanding general, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, during morning colors at Lejeune Hall

An exterior view of Lejeune Hall at the Marine Corps Development and Education Command

Two Marines watch over a Marine Corps Birthday cake prior to a cake-cutting ceremony in front of Lejeune Hall

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Frank E. Petersen Jr., right, commanding general, Marine Corps Development and Education Center, welcomes the commander of the Netherlands Marine Corps at an impromptu landing zone in front of Lejeune Hall

A cake prepared for the upcoming Marine Corps Birthday celebration rests on a cart in the base bakery. The cake will be taken to Lejeune Hall for a cake-cutting ceremony

Marine Corps Combat Development Center. Lieutenant General William R. Etnyre, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, cuts the cake during a ceremony at Lejeune Hall celebrating the 213th birthday of the Marine Corps

Soldiers from the 1ST Bn., 504th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Div., parachute from a 63rd Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft over Drop Zone Ferruzi, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the beginning of the joint service exercise Solid Shield '89

An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter comes in to land beside a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Petroleum fuel specialists from the 101st Airborne Division check over fuel bladders at a helicopter refueling site set up at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Carrying soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, a C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 317th Tactical Air Wing lifts off from the runway at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the conclusion of the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

MASTER Sergeant Robert M. Azeltine of the 1721st Combat Control Squadron levels a tactical air navigation (TACAN) device to probide naviagtional data to incoming aircraft at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

A UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter carrying soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division takes off from the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, for an air assault mission during the joint services Exercise Solid Shield '89

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter brings an M998 high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) and an M102 105 mm howitzer into a landing zone at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters assigned to the 101st Airborne Division sit on the airfield at Camp Davis, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89. An UH-1N Iroquois helicopter passes in the background

Two LCM-8 mechanized landing craft push a causeway loaded with M-2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles toward the shore near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89. In the background are the utility landing craft LCU 1649, left, and LCU 1644

Soldiers of the 1ST Bn., 504th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Div., stream from three 63rd Military Airlift Wing C-141B Starlifter aircraft as they parachute into Drop Zone Ferruzi, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the outset of the joint services exercise Solid Shield '89

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division file aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the conclusion of the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters carrying soldiers from 101st Airborne Divison pass over the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, as they depart for an air assault mission during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division file aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the conclusion of the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

STAFF SGT. Tim B. Rogers of the 314th Tactical Air Wing's airlift control element tracks arriving and departing aircraft from a shelter set up at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the close of the joint services Exercise Solid Shield '89

A member of a combat control team from the 1721st Combat Control Squadron churns up mud as he drives an all-terrain vehicle across a field at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, for operations during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division move into the brush at the Camp Davis airfield near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

At the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division move to board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that will be their transportation for an air assault mission during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

A member of a combat control team from the 1721st Combat Control Squadron pulls away on an all-terrain vehicle as his unit prepares the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, for operations during the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

Airmen from the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron load a pair of motorcycles used by the 101st Airborne Division aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, at the conclusion of the joint services exercise SOLID SHIELD '89

A lieutenant from the 101st Airborne Division carries his pack into the brush after arriving by helicopter at the Camp Davis airfield, near Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, during the joint services exercise Solid Shield '89

Onslow Bay....A starboard beam view of the patrol combatant missile hydrofoil USS Gemini (PHM-6) underway off Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., during the joint services exercise Solid Shield '89. (Substandard image)

Marines of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, learn how to make a deadfall shelter during cold weather training at the fort

A Navy video cameraman stands on the pier to document the arrival of the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12). The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Line handlers stand by aboard the amphibious transport dock USS RALEIGH (LPD-1) as a commercial tug moves the ship closer to the pier. The Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) that were deployed aboard the RALEIGH in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) crowd along the railings aboard the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) upon its arrival at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the Iwo Jima in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) gather on the pier to wait for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., after disembarking from the amphibious transport dock USS TRENTON (LPD-14). The Marines are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard the TRENTON in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

A company from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) marches off the pier toward buses bound for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 2nd Marine Division Band play on the pier beside the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) following the ship's arrival. The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the Shreveport for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

As a local marching band plays below them, Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) crowd along the edge of the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock USS RALEIGH (LPD-1) as the ship arrives at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the RALEIGH in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

A Marine from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) sits on a seabag on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) following the ship's arrival at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the IWO JIMA in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from Headquarters Company, 2nd Marine Regiment, stand at ease in formation on the pier as they wait for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) in the Persian Gulf region for Operation esert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) load their packs onto a semi-trailer before boarding a bus that will take them to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Three senior non-commissioned officers from the 2nd Marine Regiment stand aboard the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) following the ship's arrival at the pier. The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Several Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) wait on the pier for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

An unofficial unit guidon leans against some equipment on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPS-2) as several Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) look down at the pier following the ship's arrival. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the Iwo Jima in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Sailors and Marines crowd along the port side on the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) as the ship comes alongside the pier. The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) salute during a ceremony on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) following the ship's arrival at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the Iwo Jima in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

The amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) ties up at the pier upon its arrival with elements of the 2nd Marine Regiment. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) carry their gear across the pier before boarding transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

A Marine from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) reads a book on the pier as he waits to board a bus to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) load their packs onto a semi-trailer after disembarking from the amphibious transport dock USS TRENTON (LPD-12). The Marines, who were deployed aboard the Trenton in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, are preparing to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 2nd Marine Regiment gather on the pier to wait for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., after disembarking from the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12). The Marines are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

A company of Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) stands at ease in formation on the pier as the unit waits for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEU) crowd along a railing aboard an amphibious ship as it arrives at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the ship for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) wait on the pier for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after their deployment aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

As the members of a local marching band applaud them, Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) cross the pier to board transportation for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after their deployment aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) board a bus bound for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., after loading their packs into its baggage compartment. The Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) and members of the ship's crew stand along the port side of the amphibious transport dock USS RALEIGH (LPD-1) as the ship approaches the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the RALEIGH in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) stand in line at an ice cream stand as they wait on the pier for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after their deployment aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) gather up their gear before boarding a bus that will take them to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) relax on the pier as they wait for transportation to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) load their gear aboard a bus before departing for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Marines of the 4th MEB are returning to Camp Lejeune after being deployed aboard amphibious ships in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

A color guard from the 2nd Marine Regiment disembarks from the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) to take part in an arrival ceremony on the pier. The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT in the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) and members of the ship's crew stand along the edge of the flight deck as the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) approaches the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the IWO JIMA in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (4th MEB) relax on some crates staged on the hangar deck of the amphibious assault ship USS IWO JIMA (LPH-2) as they wait for the ship to tie up at the pier. The Marines, who were deployed aboard the IWO JIMA in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Storm, will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

Sailors and Marines crowd along the edge of the flight deck aboard the amphibious transport dock USS SHREVEPORT (LPD-12) as the ship comes alongside the pier. The Marines of the 2nd Marine Regiment who were deployed aboard the SHREVEPORT for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm will disembark at Morehead City to return to Marines Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C

An M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) is prepared for storage in the rear of the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS GUADALCANAL (LPH-7). The GUADACANAL has stopped in Moorehead City to pick up a Marine detachment from Camp Lejeune before deploying to the Baltic for Exercise TEAMWORK '92

The U.S. Army's logistic support vessel GEN. FRANK S. BESSON JR. (LSV-1) is positioned alongside the Military Sealift Command vehicle cargo ship USNS POLLUX (T-AKR-290) as the two vessels operate near Camp Lejeune during Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercises, part of Exercise Ocean Venture '92. M-939 5-ton cargo trucks and M-548 tracked cargo carriers line the deck of the POLLUX

A Marine of the 3rd Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C., crouches in the underbrush in amphibious assault training during a joint military exercise called OCEAN VENTURE '92

M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) are parked along a roadway during Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) training, part of exercise Ocean Venture '92, taking place near Camp Lejeune

U.S. Army Utility landing craft stand ready to receive equipment as they are positioned on the Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, during Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) exercises, part of exercise Ocean Venture '92

LARC-5 light amphibious cargo carriers and other equipment stand on the beach in prearation for Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) training, part of exercise Ocean Venture '92, taking place near Camp Lejeune

Utility landing craft LCU-1661 lies stranded on the beach during Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) training, part of exercise Ocean Venture '92, taking place near Camp Lejeune