Making USMC Cannons Expeditionary

07/22/2014
07/2/2014: Marines with Combat Logistics One hook the M777A2 lightweight howitzer up to a Ch-53 super stallion helicopter during Exercise Desert Scimitar at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 8, 2014. Desert Scimitar is a two-week, combined-element exercise to prepare Marines for deployments. The Ch-53 is…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (2)

02/22/2014
02/22/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (1)

02/20/2014
02/20/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…