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Floating tanks: Bridge Co., 2nd Tanks partner for training exercise

A M1A1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division is guided off the raft made up of improved ribbon bridges by a combat engineer with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group during a tank crossing aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013. Rafts are capable of carrying up to 150 tons, the weight of two M1A1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks, the heaviest piece of ground equipment the Marine Corps owns. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin)



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This work, Floating tanks: Bridge Co., 2nd Tanks partner for training exercise [Image 4 of 5], by Cpl Shawn Valosin, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.17.2013

Date Posted:10.17.2013 16:27

Photo ID:1036329

VIRIN:131017-M-IU187-034

Resolution:3840x2560

Size:1.82 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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  • Cpl. Erikon Rosamond (center), a Kosciusko, Miss., native, and combat engineer with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, guides an M1A1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division onto a raft made up of improved ribbon bridges during a tank crossing aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 17. The tank is just one of many pieces of equipment that can benefit from predictive analysis programs carried out through the Research and Readiness Analysis cell within Marine Corps Systems Command’s Acquisition Logistics and Product Support. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin)
  • An M1 Abrams main battle tank from Alpha Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division is guided off the raft by Cpl. Jonathan Dickens, a combat engineer and raft commander, during a training exercise with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, across New River June 4 aboard Camp Lejeune. The exercise had the purpose to offer the Marines a real life experience and to take the tanks to SR-10 range, the only range sanctioned for the 120 mm cannon for semi-annual qualification.
  • An M1 Abrams main battle tank from Alpha Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division was towed by raft from Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, across New River June 4 aboard Camp Lejeune. The exercise offered the Marines a real-life experience and floated the tanks to SR-10 range, the only range sanctioned for the use of the use of the 120 mm cannon for their semi-annual qualification.
  • Marines with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group deploy an Improved Ribbon Bridge section at Engineer Point aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013. Bridge Co. borrowed fuel from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division for their operations in order to maintain their training as scheduled. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin)

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