Images: 2nd Tanks welcomes honorary member [Image 4 of 5]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman
Lance Cpl. Matthew Pickett shows Nik Cela the operation of the M240 machine gun above the gunner's hatch on an M1A2 Abrams tank, August 26, 2013. Cela, from Staten Island, N.Y., spent a day with Marines with Charlie Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. He suffers from cystic fibrosis, and has always wanted to ride on a tank. He was surprised by his mother and the Marines of 2nd Tank Battalion with the opportunity to ride a tank and become an honorary member of Charlie Company. Pickett is a tank driver with Charlie Company, and Bossier City, La., native.
Date Posted:09.09.2013 13:57
Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, US
Hometown:BOSSIER CITY, LA, US
Hometown:STATEN ISLAND, NY, US