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October 18, 2012

Where in the World October 18, 2012

Sgt. Garrett Baresel, an Amphibious Assault Vehicle crewman, with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, commands his vehicle and crew during a mock ship to shore operation aboard the USS Makin Island September 6.

Cpl. Christian Hernandez, a team leader with 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, provides rear security for a patrol in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan Sept. 9, 2012. Marines conducted the patrol to disrupt the flow of lethal and illicit aid by the enemy in the area.

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY— Cpl. Blaise Conway, a KC-130J load master, and Arlington, Tenn., native with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, looks out the back of a KC-130J Hercules as an MV-22B Osprey is refueled during a training mission Sep. 23, 2012. The training consisted of MV-22B Ospreys and AV-8B Harriers with the 24th MEU conducting aerial refueling with the 24th MEU’s KC-130J Hercules planes to practice the skills needed for long-range flight operations.




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Where in the World December 20, 2012

Afghanistan – Marines with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, patrol through the construction site during Operation Golden Gate in Sangin, Afghanistan, Nov. 10, 2012. Golf Co. is tasked with providing security for the entire construction site along the Helmand River for the duration of the construction project. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl....
 
 

Where in the World December 13, 2012

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Ca – A CH-53E Super Stallion lands aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov.29. Capt. Charlene “Cindy Lou” Wyman, a pilot with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 462, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and a Denver, Colo., native, instructs other pilots as they practice the exercise. (Official United States Marine Corps...
 
 

Where in the World December 7, 2012

Photo by Cpl. Kenneth Jasik Mecca, Saudi Arabia – Lance Cpl. Michael S. Isabelle, a wireman with Communications Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, visits the Kaaba, the most sacred site of Islamic faith. Isabelle was afforded a chance to participate in the Hajj by the King of Saudi Arabia in a...
 

 

Where in the World: November 15, 2012

Photo by Nathan L. Hanks Jr. Sgt. Maj. Joseph M. Davenport, sergeant major, Marine Corps Logistics Command, the oldest Marine present at the Kids’ Marine Corps Birthday Ball at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, passes a slice of cake to the youngest child, Louis Mixa, 2, during a cake-cutting ceremony, Nov. 3. Photo by Nathan...
 
 

Where in the World November 8, 2012

Photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary take a break from aircraft maintenance aboard USS Iwo Jima to view the sights along the Suez Canal as they transit through the canal, Nov. 5. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and is currently in...
 
 
Photo by Sgt. James Mercure

Air superiority: Harriers continue operations over Helmand

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan – Two AV-8B Harrier II Plus aircraft appear to dot the gray sky, as ground crewmembers prepare for their arrival.
 




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