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California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

California - Twenty-nine Palms through West Pittsburg

Artwork: "Machine GUNNER" Vietnam, 1970. Artist: George W. Palms. Catalog Number: 1.133.87

Artwork: "Machine GUNNER" Vietnam, 1970. Artist: George W. Palms. Cata...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

130 Marines from Combat Service Support Detachment -17 are marching 120-miles from 29 Palms to Camp Pendleton

130 Marines from Combat Service Support Detachment -17 are marching 12...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banning State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Hickman Release Status: Released to Pub... More

During a break period on a 120-mile hike, LCPL Fred Spurlin, Combat Service Support Detachment 17, takes a quick nap while holding his M-16A1 rifle close. A total of 130 Marines are marching from Twentynine Palms to Camp Pendleton

During a break period on a 120-mile hike, LCPL Fred Spurlin, Combat Se...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banning State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Hickman Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

The Twentynine Palms Drum and Bugle Corps march past the reviewing stand during the Armed Forces Day parade

The Twentynine Palms Drum and Bugle Corps march past the reviewing sta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Joe Blackburn Release Status: Released ... More

Retired and ex-commandant of the U.S. Marines Corps GEN Lemuel C. Shepherd talks with MSGT William C. Eisenman, leader of the Twentynine Palms Drum and Bugle Corps. They were all here to participate in a 6th Marine Division Association memorial ceremony

Retired and ex-commandant of the U.S. Marines Corps GEN Lemuel C. Shep...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ti, San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Joseph Blackburn Release Status: Re... More

Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms. An LAV25 light armored vehicle drives along a road in Delta Area

Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms. An LAV25 ligh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT W. R. Hower Release Status:... More

A Navy dentist and his assistant from the Twentynine Palms branch dental clinic treat a Marine in a tent in the field

A Navy dentist and his assistant from the Twentynine Palms branch dent...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT V. Bosquez Release Status: Re... More

A Soldier assists Major General (MGEN) Claude T. Ivey, deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps, with his gear prior to a jump over Twentynine Palms, California during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '86

A Soldier assists Major General (MGEN) Claude T. Ivey, deputy commandi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '86 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Rosie Reynolds Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division jump from an aircraft over Twentynine Palms, California, during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '86. (Night view shot with Nikon camera and Noctron 5 attachment)

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division jump from an aircraft ove...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '86 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Gustavo Garcia Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

A Soldier assists Major General (MGEN) Claude T. Ivey, deputy commander general, XVIII Airborne Corps, with his gear prior to a jump over Twentynine Palms, during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '86

A Soldier assists Major General (MGEN) Claude T. Ivey, deputy commande...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '86 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt John Mcdowell Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division make a night jump from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft over Twentynine Palms, California, during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '86

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division make a night jump from a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '86 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Gustavo Garcia Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division wait to jump from an aircraft over Twentynine Palms, California, during Exercise GALLANT EAGLE '86. (Night view shot with Nikon camera and Noctron 5 attachment)

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division wait to jump from an airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: GALLANT EAGLE '86 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ssgt Gustavo Garcia Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

An AAVP7 assault amphibian vehicle (AAV) churns up sand and water as it follows two other AAVs off the beach and into the surf to return to their ship at the conclusion of Exercise RIMPAC 88.  The AAVs are from Marine Corps Base, Twentynine Palms, Califor

An AAVP7 assault amphibian vehicle (AAV) churns up sand and water as i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bellows Air Force Station State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Howard Baker, USAF Release Statu... More

Three AAVP-7 Assault Amphibian Vehicles (AAVs) enter the surf as they return to their ship at the conclusion of Exercise RimPac '88. The AAVs are originally from Marine Corps Base, 29 Palms, Calif

Three AAVP-7 Assault Amphibian Vehicles (AAVs) enter the surf as they ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '88 Base: Bellows Air Force Station, Oahu State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... More

Two AAVP-7 assault amphibian vehicles (AAVs) churn up a sand as they move onto the beach after leaving a Navy ship during Exercise RimPac '88. The AAVs are originally from Marine Corps Base, 29 Palms, California

Two AAVP-7 assault amphibian vehicles (AAVs) churn up a sand as they m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '88 Base: Bellows Air Force Station, Oahu State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... More

Major General (MGEN) Gene A. Deegan, commanding general, Marine Corps Air/Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, assists Ann Davis during the ribbon cutting ceremony officially dedicating the remotely piloted vehicle field to Captain (CPT) Jeb Franklin S

Major General (MGEN) Gene A. Deegan, commanding general, Marine Corps ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: URGENT FURY Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL... More

Left profile shot of three US Marines taken on the rooftop of the American School in Mogadishu, Somalia. They are in a netted desert camouflaged bunker. The Marine closest to the camera is crouched down and holds a M16 machine gun. The Marine in the center of the frame sits under the netting operating unidentifiable communications gear and the Marine to the right stands looking to his left. They are trying to pinpoint where sniper fire is coming from. The Marines are from the 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment of Twenty-nine Palms, California, and are in Somalia as part of the Joint Task Force conducting Operation Restore Hope

Left profile shot of three US Marines taken on the rooftop of the Amer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: PHCM Terry Mitchell Release Status: Released to P... More

Right side profile of a US Marine helping a young Somali child put on a new red T-shirt. Other children are seen already wearing their new shirts. The Marine, from Regional Combat Team 7 out of Twentynine Palms, California, handed out the T-shirts to Somali kids near the Marine's compund at the soccer stadium in Mogadishu. The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation donated the T-shirts. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

Right side profile of a US Marine helping a young Somali child put on ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R. Oriez Release Status: Released to Public C... More

A convoy passing the camera position, along the road from Mogadishu to Biadoa, from right to left. Leading the convoy is a desert camouflaged M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) from the US Marine's 2nd Platoon, "C" Company, 3rd Light Assault Infantry Battalion, from Twentynine Palms, California. A Marine mans a M60 machine gun out the top turret of the Humvee. Following behind are large white United Nations trucks loaded with food supplies for feeding centers throughout Somalia. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

A convoy passing the camera position, along the road from Mogadishu to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Just Outside Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R.J. Oriez Release Status: Relea... More

US Marine SGT R. Moore, left, of Swainsboro, Georgia, and PFC James Wiltsie, of Stratford, Connecticut, back to camera, hand the barrel of an anti-aircraft gun to LCPL Mike Delhormer, from Lafayette, Louisiana. The gun was confiscated during a sweep of the Bakara arms market in Mogadishu. Moore and Wiltsie are with the Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Division. Delhormer is with Regiment Combat Team 7. Both units are out of Twentynine Palms, California. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

US Marine SGT R. Moore, left, of Swainsboro, Georgia, and PFC James Wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bakara Market, Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 (Aw) R. Oriez Release Status: ... More

A high angle shot looking down into the back of a military truck loaded with varying types of confiscated machine gun, rifle and mortar rocket parts. Botswana Defense Force Soldiers and members of the US Marine's 11th Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, California, on the Bakara Market in Mogadishu, rounded up the weapons during a raid. Members of the military are not shown. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

A high angle shot looking down into the back of a military truck loade...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Bakara Market, Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 R. Oriez Release Status: Relea... More

Three US Marines from the 3rd of the 11th, Twentynine Palms, California, disperse a crowd of Somalis after a riot on a street in Mogadishu. The Marine at the left carries a M16 rifle with a M209 Grenade Launcher attached. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

Three US Marines from the 3rd of the 11th, Twentynine Palms, Californi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Michael Halgren Release Status: Released to P... More

Three US Marines from the 3rd of the 11th, Twentynine Palms, California, escort a Somali man from the riot scene on a street in Mogadishu. Two Marines, left and center, carry a M16 rifle. The Marine at the right carries a M60 machine gun. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

Three US Marines from the 3rd of the 11th, Twentynine Palms, Californi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Michael Halgren Release Status: Released to P... More

Boxing Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe visited the Pan African Center and posed for pictures with soldiers from the 548th Service Support Battalion, the Marines and Sailors from the 3rd of the 11th, Twentynine Palms, and the Somalia Sports Committee. This mission is in direct support of Operation Restore Hope

Boxing Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe visited the Pan African Cente...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE HOPE Base: Mogadishu Country: Somalia (SOM) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Michael Halgren Release Status: Released to P... More

US Navy LT Ron Linfesty, from the 3rd of the 11th Marines, Twentynine Palms, California, left, leans over an examining table and places his stethoscope on the chest of a small Somali infant. The baby is one of a set of twins and the mother stands in the background holding the other baby. According to the doctor, the babies were healthly. He gave them vitamins and sent them on their way. The orphanage is just outside of Mogadishu. US Navy and Air Force medical personnel met up with a civilian care group (not shown) to assist in giving check-ups to the children in the orphanage. Once word got out that there was a medical team in town, women from the local area started bringing their...

US Navy LT Ron Linfesty, from the 3rd of the 11th Marines, Twentynine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy LT Ron Linfesty, from the 3rd of the 11th Marines, Twentynine Palms, California, left, leans over an examining table an... More

Straight on shot of US Marine CPL Carlos Delacruz, from the 3rd of the 11th Marines, Twentynine Palms, California, right, handing out a sticks of chewing gum to the orphans waiting in line for medical treatment. Delacruz was part of the security escort for the trip. The orphanage is just outside of Mogadishu. US Navy and Air Force medical personnel met up with a civilian care group (not shown) to assist in giving check-ups to the children in the orphanage. Once word got out that there was a medical team in town, women from the local area started bringing their children (not shown). The team tried to see as many as possible, but supplies quickly ran out. This mission is in direct support...

Straight on shot of US Marine CPL Carlos Delacruz, from the 3rd of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Straight on shot of US Marine CPL Carlos Delacruz, from the 3rd of the 11th Marines, Twentynine Palms, California, right, handi... More

Las Vegas Strip - Palms at Mandalay Bay Resort

Las Vegas Strip - Palms at Mandalay Bay Resort

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Two palms and a tower rise before the golden facade of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Location: Las Vegas, Neva... More

The Semi Rigid Deployable Wing glider is suspended from a cargo strap attached to a CH-53 just before launch over 29 Palms Training Area

The Semi Rigid Deployable Wing glider is suspended from a cargo strap ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SPECIAL MARINE AIR GROUP TACTICAL FORCE SUSTAINABILITY EXERC Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United St... More

STAFF Sergeant Paul D. Lusk, 1ST Squad Leader, 2nd platoon, Kilo Co, 3/4 (3rd Battalion, 4th Marines), gives instuctions to radio operator, Private First Class (PFC) John M. Keane, while conducting a sensor emplacement mission. PFC Joshua E. Remmert (foreground) provides security. The three Marines are part of a Hunter-Killer team participating in the Advanced Warfighting Experiment, "Hunter-Warrior", held at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center) 29 Palms, California

STAFF Sergeant Paul D. Lusk, 1ST Squad Leader, 2nd platoon, Kilo Co, 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Christopher S. Cline, Usmc Release S... More

Lance Corporal James Wojcik (l) and Private First Class Brian K. Somers, of 1ST squad, 2nd platoon, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, plant a motion detection sensor during the Advanced Warfighting Experiment (AWE), "Hunter-Warrior". The AWE was held at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms, California. The two Marines were part of a Hunter-Killer team

Lance Corporal James Wojcik (l) and Private First Class Brian K. Somer...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Christopher S. Cline, Usmc Release S... More

STAFF Sergeant Paul D. Lusk, 1ST squad leader, 2nd platoon, Kilo Company, 3/4 (3rd Battalion, 4th Marines), surveys the lay of the land with radio operator Private First Class John M. Keane. The squad was inserted via CH-46 helicopter to complete a Sensor Emplacement Mission. The mission required the Hunter-Killer team to avoid detection by Bravo Company, 1ST Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion. This exercise was part of the Advanced Warfighting Experiment, "Hunter-Warrior", conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center) 29 Palms, California

STAFF Sergeant Paul D. Lusk, 1ST squad leader, 2nd platoon, Kilo Compa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Christopher S. Cline, Usmc Release S... More

Marines from Second Battalion, Tenth Marines, take advantage of the weather prior to conducting training during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 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 Expedtionary 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 Support Element (CSSE)

Marines from Second Battalion, Tenth Marines, take advantage of the we...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command S... More

Corporal D. L. Eberly loads his Browning M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, while his crewman Lance Corporal L. A. Rodriguez gets permission to fire. Third Platoon, Charlie Company, Second Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) Battalion, live fired their M2s off their vehicles, at Range Alpha in the Blacktop Training Area, during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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...

Corporal D. L. Eberly loads his Browning M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal D. L. Eberly loads his Browning M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, while his crewman Lance Corporal L. A. Rodriguez gets permi... More

A Marine from Third Plaoon, Charlie Company, Second Amphibious Assaul Vehicle (AAV) Baalion, gives correcions o his gunner, seaed in he oure, as he fires (secound barrel from fron) MK-19 40 mm rounds down range a Range Bravo in he Blackop Training Area a COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conduced a MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Comba Cener), 29 Palms, California. The command elemen for his exercise is MAGTF-6, buil around he 6h Marine Regimen, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, Norh Carolina. Many commands from II MEF (Marine Expediionary Force) have sen unis o his deser warfare exercise...

A Marine from Third Plaoon, Charlie Company, Second Amphibious Assaul ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Marine from Third Platoon, Charlie Company, Second Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) Battalion, gives corrections to his gunner... More

Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, manuevers his M9 Armored Combat Earth mover (Ace) while constructing a berm for the hazardous waste site during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal B. S. Jones, with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, manuevers his M9 Armored Com... More

Marines from Section 2, 81mm Mortar Platoon, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Send Marines, load up their M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) for departure from Camp Wilson to range 400 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The Marines will spend the next two days at range 400 firing various weapons systems to include the M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun, MK-19 Grenade Launcher, 81 mm Mortars, and the M16-A2 Service Rifle. Range 400 is one of the many ranges that are located on this 900+ square mile training site. CAX 5/6-97 is a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) exercise being nducted at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), 29 Palms, California. The...

Marines from Section 2, 81mm Mortar Platoon, Weapons Company, Third Ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines from Section 2, 81mm Mortar Platoon, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Second Marines, load up their M998 High-Mobility ... More

Lance Corporal J. E. Miller wih Headquarers Plaoon, Bravo Company, 2d Comba Engineer Baalion, heads back o base camp in his MC1150E afer excavaing a drainage dich during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conduced A MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Comba Cener), 29 Palms, California. The command elemen for his exercise is MAGTF-6, buil around he 6h Marine Regimen, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, Norh Carolina. Many commands from he II MEF (Marine Expediionary Force) have sen unis o his deser warfare exercise, o fill key billes in he Ground Comba Elemen (GCE), Air Comba Elemen (ACE) and...

Lance Corporal J. E. Miller wih Headquarers Plaoon, Bravo Company, 2d ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal J. E. Miller with Headquarters Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, heads back to base camp in h... More

Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division Combat Camera Unit, fires a round from the M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant T. M. Dale Jr., a combat photographer with 2d Marine Division Combat Camera Unit, fires a round from the M198 155mm Med... More

Lance Corporal (LCPL) D. K. Stallworth and LCPL J. J., artillerymen attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, load a 155 mm white phosphorus round into the M198 Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground t Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, 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 t Element (GCE), Air...

Lance Corporal (LCPL) D. K. Stallworth and LCPL J. J., artillerymen at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal (LCPL) D. K. Stallworth and LCPL J. J., artillerymen attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, load a ... More

Corporal L. H. Gastin and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines provide perimeter security for the M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBIND ARMS xercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MF (Marine xpeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat lement (GC), Air Combat...

Corporal L. H. Gastin and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal L. H. Gastin and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines provi... More

Lance Corporal (LCPL) B. L. Williams and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Policemen with Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion, aim in on a target with the M240G Medium Machine Gun at range 113 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. Range 113 is a multi-purpose range featuring moving targets, pop-up targets and stationary targets. CAX 5-6/97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task level exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. TheCommand 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 II MEF (Marine Expeditionary...

Lance Corporal (LCPL) B. L. Williams and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Po...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal (LCPL) B. L. Williams and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Policemen with Military Police Company, Headquarters Battali... More

Sergeant M. E. Jones (Left), Corporal (CPL) D. E. Atkins (Right) and CPL C. Clyne (Center), Artillerymen attached with Golf Battery 2nd Battalion 10th Marines, confirm the grid coordinates for their M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer fire mission during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5-6/97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) level being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this 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...

Sergeant M. E. Jones (Left), Corporal (CPL) D. E. Atkins (Right) and C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant M. E. Jones (Left), Corporal (CPL) D. E. Atkins (Right) and CPL C. Clyne (Center), Artillerymen attached with Golf Batt... More

Sergeant M. E. Jones and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers attached with Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, adjust the M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer to get it on target during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 ment (GCE), Air Combat...

Sergeant M. E. Jones and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant M. E. Jones and Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, cannoneers attached with Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, adj... More

Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen attached to Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines, plot their next target on the map during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal G. M. Fillion and Lance Corporal C. G. Velasquez artillerymen attached to Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines, plot ... More

Sergeant M. L. Carter an S-3 Operations Clerk with Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment plots the location of various units during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The S-3 is responsible for the operations and planning of the exercise. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine r Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps r Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, 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),...

Sergeant M. L. Carter an S-3 Operations Clerk with Headquarters Compan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant M. L. Carter an S-3 Operations Clerk with Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment plots the location of various units... More

Sergeant M. E. Jones and Corporal L. H. Gaskin, artillerymen attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, check the fuse on a 155 mm white phosphorus round used in a M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Sergeant M. E. Jones and Corporal L. H. Gaskin, artillerymen attached ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant M. E. Jones and Corporal L. H. Gaskin, artillerymen attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, check the fuse... More

Corporal M. T. Chastain an artilleryman attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, observers the impact of a 155mm white phosphorus round fired from a M198 Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 ment (GCE), Air Combat...

Corporal M. T. Chastain an artilleryman attached to Golf Battery, 2d B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal M. T. Chastain an artilleryman attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion, 10th Marines, observers the impact of a 155mm wh... More

Capian De Corbea (Lieuenan Commander) E. M. L. Brousson an Exchange Officer from Argenina wih he S-3, Headquarers Company, 6h Marine Regimen analyzes a documen from he S-3. The Commander is in charge of all augmenees, conrollers and roadguards hroughou he raining areas during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conduced A MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Comba Cener), 29 Palms, California. The command elemen for his exercise is MAGTF-6, buil around he 6h Marine Regimen, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, Norh Carolina. Many commands from he II MEF (Marine Expediionary Force) have sen unis o...

Capian De Corbea (Lieuenan Commander) E. M. L. Brousson an Exchange Of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Capitan De Corbeta (Lieutenant Commander) E. M. L. Brousson an Exchange Officer from Argentina with the S-3, Headquarters Compan... More

A Marine attached with Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines pulls the lanyard for the M198 155 mm Medium Towed Howitzer while another Marine anticipates the earth shattering sound of the projectile leaving the tube during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5-6/97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air nd Task Force) level exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air nd 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 II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the...

A Marine attached with Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines pulls th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A Marine attached with Golf Battery 2d Battalion 10th Marines pulls the lanyard for the M198 155 mm Medium Towed Howitzer while ... More

Lance Corporal (LCPL) J. J. Fuentes and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Policemen with Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion aim in on a target with the M240G 7.62mm Machine G at Range 113 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. Range 113 is a multi-purpose range featuring moving targets, pop-up targets and stationary targets. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Grod Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Grod Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built arod the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejee, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent...

Lance Corporal (LCPL) J. J. Fuentes and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Pol...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal (LCPL) J. J. Fuentes and LCPL C. E. Schie, Military Policemen with Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalio... More

Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, carries a 155mm round to the ready table during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 (GCE), Air Combat (ACE) and the Combat Service Support...

Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal D. K. Stallworth, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2d Battalion 10th Marines, carries a 155mm round to the r... More

Corporal M. T. Chastain, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, Sites in on the proper grid coordinates for the fire mission on the M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, 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 Element (GCE), Air...

Corporal M. T. Chastain, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2nd Bat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal M. T. Chastain, a cannoneer attached to Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, Sites in on the proper grid coordina... More

Navy Lieutenant T. V. Messe, HM3 (Hospital Corpsman Third Class J. R. Sexton USN, and HN (Hospitalman) D. S. French, USN, Corpsman with Regimental Aid Station, Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment treat a Marine for heat exhaustion during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. Constant hydration is a key to maintaining fluids during the hot months in this desert environment. The annual average temperature is 72 degrees, and during the summer months, temperatures can soar to aboue 110 degrees. 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...

Navy Lieutenant T. V. Messe, HM3 (Hospital Corpsman Third Class J. R. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Navy Lieutenant T. V. Messe, HM3 (Hospital Corpsman Third Class J. R. Sexton USN, and HN (Hospitalman) D. S. French, USN, Corpsm... More

An AV-8B Harrier lands at the air strip adjacent to Camp Wilson during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The Harrier is used for air to ground and air to air fighting. 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, 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 Support Element (CSSE)

An AV-8B Harrier lands at the air strip adjacent to Camp Wilson during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Camp Wilson, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Comm... More

Marines from 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion attach a fuse to a rocket for a line charge that will propel 1700 pounds of C-4 explosives in the air at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Marines from 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines from 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion attach a fuse to a rocket for a line charge that will prope... More

A line charge explodes at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The line charge, containing over 1700 pounds of C-4 explosives was laid by 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion. 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, 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 nt (GCE), Air Combat...

A line charge explodes at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A line charge explodes at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The line charge, containing ove... More

A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The line charge was laid by 2d Platoon, Bravo mpany, 2d mbat Engineer Battalion. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine rps Air Ground mbat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, 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 mbat Element (GCE), Air mbat Element (ACE) and the...

A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demol...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A front end loader places a 1700 pound line charge at Range 114 (demolition range) during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The... More

A "Night Owl" from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron-2, lands after a surveillance mission at airfield "Seagull" during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The "Night Owl", which replaced the OV-10 aircraft, is capable of providing units with ground reconnaissance, deep air support, mortar/artillery live fire adjustments, and Battle Damage Assessment. The aircraft is controlled by a technician and the use of several satellites. The maximum range of the aircraft is over 50 kilometers. 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...

A "Night Owl" from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron-2, la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A "Night Owl" from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron-2, lands after a surveillance mission at airfield "Seagull" dur... More

An M1-A1 tank patrols near range 500, during COMBINED ARMS (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 Support Element (CSSE)

An M1-A1 tank patrols near range 500, during COMBINED ARMS (CAX) 5-97....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... More

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) and an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), offload a group of Controllers for the Mobile Assault Course during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The Controllers will be observing the training that is being conducted by Marines from India Company, Third Battalion, Second Marines, 2d Marine Division. Other duties for the Controllers include: monitoring safety conditions throughout the training, informing commanders of different scenarios, and observing the unit's effectiveness during operations. CAX 5/6-97 is a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) exercise being conducted at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), 29 Palms,...

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) and an M998 High-Mobility Multipur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) and an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), offload a group of Controlle... More

Lance Corporal D. F. Garrier, 3rd Squad "A" GUNNER for Weapons Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 2D Marine Regiment, prepares his M224 60 mm Mortar, to send rounds down range during the Mobile Assault Course at COMBINED ARMS Exercise CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Lance Corporal D. F. Garrier, 3rd Squad "A" GUNNER for Weapons Platoon...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal D. F. Garrier, 3rd Squad "A" GUNNER for Weapons Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 2D Marine Regiment, prepar... More

Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, change a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) flat tire in the midst of field training on Range 400 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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 comm element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many comms 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)...

Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Bat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Battalion, change a Light Armored Vehicle-25 (LAV-25) flat ti... More

Lance Corporall J. A. Berry, a Combat Engineer with 2d Platoon Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, throws an MK-67 Fragmentation Grenade, while Sergeant Gain, an Engineer from the same Platoon ensures that his Marine us the proper throwing technique. The Marines were training at Range 104 during COMBINED ARMS Exerci (CAX) 5-97. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exerci being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exerci is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have...

Lance Corporall J. A. Berry, a Combat Engineer with 2d Platoon Bravo C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporall J. A. Berry, a Combat Engineer with 2d Platoon Bravo Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, throws an MK-67 Frag... More

Light Armored Vehicle-25's (LAV-25's) from Alpha Company, 2nd L.A.R. (Light Armored Reconnaisance) Battalion standby for an attack on Range 400 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 ment (GCE), Air Combat ment (ACE) and the Combat Service Support...

Light Armored Vehicle-25's (LAV-25's) from Alpha Company, 2nd L.A.R. (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Light Armored Vehicle-25's (LAV-25's) from Alpha Company, 2nd L.A.R. (Light Armored Reconnaisance) Battalion standby for an atta... More

A Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaisance (LAR) Battalion patrols the Black Top training area during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 Support Element (CSSE)

A Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) from Alpha Company, 2nd Light Armored Re...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... More

GUNNERY Sergeant G. L. Briddell from 2d Platoon, Alpha Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, throws an MK-67 Fragmentation Grenade at Range 104 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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 ement (GCE), Air Combat ement (ACE) and the Combat Service Support...

GUNNERY Sergeant G. L. Briddell from 2d Platoon, Alpha Company, 2d Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: GUNNERY Sergeant G. L. Briddell from 2d Platoon, Alpha Company, 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, throws an MK-67 Fragmentation Gren... More

Lance Corporal T. A. Moore with the M47 Dragon Anti-Armor Missile System, Dragons section, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Second Marine Regiment, patrols with his M16A2 assualt rifle in a squad column formation, during the Final Exercise at COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. The Final Exercise is a three day exercise that combines everything these Marines have practiced the month prior. 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, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands...

Lance Corporal T. A. Moore with the M47 Dragon Anti-Armor Missile Syst...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal T. A. Moore with the M47 Dragon Anti-Armor Missile System, Dragons section, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Sec... More

Marines o DRAGONS Section, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Second Marine Regiment, get ready to ire the M47 Dragon Anti-Armor Missle system, ater a two click (two kilometer) patrolling movement over the Black Top training area, during the Final Exercise o COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, Caliornia. The command element or this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands rom the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warare exercise, to...

Marines o DRAGONS Section, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Second Ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines of DRAGONS Section, Weapons Company, Third Battalion, Second Marine Regiment, get ready to fire the M47 Dragon Anti-Armo... More

Three Abrams M1A1 Tanks, part of Bravo Company, 2D Tank Battalion, roll through the blacktop training area, on route to the Delta traning area for the After Action brief, which was given after the Final Exercise at COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. 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, 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...

Three Abrams M1A1 Tanks, part of Bravo Company, 2D Tank Battalion, rol...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Three Abrams M1A1 Tanks, part of Bravo Company, 2D Tank Battalion, roll through the blacktop training area, on route to the Delt... More

Corporal K. J. Childs, a radio technician with Maintenance Detachment, CSSD-27 (bat Service Support Detachment), repairs an RT-1209 (High Frequency Receiver/Transmitter) at the Electronics Maintenance pound 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 bat 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...

Corporal K. J. Childs, a radio technician with Maintenance Detachment,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal K. J. Childs, a radio technician with Maintenance Detachment, CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachment), repairs an R... 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

Lance Corporal R. L. Molt, a Messman with CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachment), prepares cantelope for the salad bar at the mess hall during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. The mess hall is capable of serving 3500 Marines per meal and serves two meals daily. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air d Task Force) exercise being conducted at MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air d Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, 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...

Lance Corporal R. L. Molt, a Messman with CSSD-27 (Combat Service Supp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal R. L. Molt, a Messman with CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachment), prepares cantelope for the salad bar at t... More

Marines from HMH-461 (Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina), conduct a pre-flight operations check on a CH-53E "Super Stallion" 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...

Marines from HMH-461 (Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Caroli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines from HMH-461 (Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina), conduct a pre-flight operations check on a CH-53E "Su... More

Corporal T. V. Bradley, an Avionics repairman with HMM-264 (Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina) installs a distributor to the motor head of the CH-46 "Sea Knight" 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 ent (GCE), Air Combat...

Corporal T. V. Bradley, an Avionics repairman with HMM-264 (Marine Cor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Corporal T. V. Bradley, an Avionics repairman with HMM-264 (Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina) installs a distr... More

Lance Corporal D. E. Steltenkamp, a Water Purification Technician attached with Water Supply Detachment, CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachment), operates a laundry Unit during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. The system can handle 120 lbs. of laundry per machine and is capable of handling 500 lbs. of laundry per hour. 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...

Lance Corporal D. E. Steltenkamp, a Water Purification Technician atta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal D. E. Steltenkamp, a Water Purification Technician attached with Water Supply Detachment, CSSD-27 (Combat Service... More

Private First Class F. A. Spennato, a Cook attached with CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Element), stirs a pot o boiled chicken breasts at the mess hall during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. The mess hall is capable o eeding over 3500 Marines per meal. The Marines prepare two meals daily. 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, Caliornia. The command element or this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands rom the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warare exercise, to...

Private First Class F. A. Spennato, a Cook attached with CSSD-27 (Comb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Private First Class F. A. Spennato, a Cook attached with CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Element), stirs a pot of boiled chicken... More

Sergeant B. J. Paquette, a Motor Transport Mechanc attached wth Mantenance Platoon, CSSD-27 (Combat Servce Support Detachment), prepares to lft an M998 Hgh-Moblty Multpurpose Wheeled Vehcle (HMMWV) whle Corporal J. E. Shelhausen, a Motor Transport Mechanc wth the same unt, attaches the hook from the boom of the M936A2 Wrecker at the Motor Transport Mantenance Faclty durng COMBINED ARMS Exercse (CAX) 6-97. The Marnes are lftng the vehcle to access the transmsson for replacement. CAX 5/6-97 s a Marne Ar Ground Task Force (MAGTF) exercse beng conducted at Marne Corps Ar Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), 29 Palms, Calforna. The command element for ths exercse...

Sergeant B. J. Paquette, a Motor Transport Mechanc attached wth Manten...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant B. J. Paquette, a Motor Transport Mechanic attached with Maintenance Platoon, CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachmen... More

Sergeant C. M. Rogers, a Bulk Fuel Technician attached with CSSD 27 (Combat Service Support Detachment) inspects a 600 GPM (Gallons Per Minute) Pump at the Bulk Fuel site during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 6-97. The fuel site has a maximum fuel srage capacity of 40,000 gallons of fuel. 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 this desert warfare exercise,...

Sergeant C. M. Rogers, a Bulk Fuel Technician attached with CSSD 27 (C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant C. M. Rogers, a Bulk Fuel Technician attached with CSSD 27 (Combat Service Support Detachment) inspects a 600 GPM (Gall... More

Marines from CSSD-27 (Combat Support Detachment) provide perimeter security for a convoy passing through the Delta Corridor Training Area 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...

Marines from CSSD-27 (Combat Support Detachment) provide perimeter sec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Marines from CSSD-27 (Combat Service Support Detachment) provide perimeter security for a convoy passing through the Delta Corri... More

Private First Class C. Jones an MP with Military Police Detachment, CSSD-27 (Comat Service Support Detachment) fires an M2 .50 Caliber Heavy Machine Gun off the roof of an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) at the Delta Corridor Training Area 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...

Private First Class C. Jones an MP with Military Police Detachment, CS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Private First Class C. Jones an MP with Military Police Detachment, CSSD-27 (Comat Service Support Detachment) fires an M2 .50 C... More

Lance Corporal Anderson with 1ST Platoon Weapons Company, 2d Battalion, 6th Marines, fires his M240G Medium Machine Gun at range 400 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 nt (GCE), Air Combat nt (ACE) and the Combat Service Support...

Lance Corporal Anderson with 1ST Platoon Weapons Company, 2d Battalion...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Lance Corporal Anderson with 1ST Platoon Weapons Company, 2d Battalion, 6th Marines, fires his M240G Medium Machine Gun at range... More

Two Field Radio Operators attached with Golf Company, 2d Battalion, 6th Marines, coordinate the training evolution at range 400 during COMBINED ARMS Exercise 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 Support Element (CSSE)

Two Field Radio Operators attached with Golf Company, 2d Battalion, 6t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CAX 6-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... More

Sergeant W. M. Browser, an Counter Radar Intelligence Expert with 2d Radio Battalion, 2d Surveillance Reconnaissance Intelligence Group, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, gives target adjustments to two of his Marines at range 103. The Marines were shooting the M-16 A2 Service Rifle during another training day here at 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...

Sergeant W. M. Browser, an Counter Radar Intelligence Expert with 2d R...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant W. M. Browser, an Counter Radar Intelligence Expert with 2d Radio Battalion, 2d Surveillance Reconnaissance Intelligenc... More