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

A Marine with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group provides security as they cross the New River with M1A1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M88 Hercules recovery vehicles from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division during a tank crossing aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013. The tanks were transported over the New River by seven improved ribbon bridges - five interior bays and two ramps - making a raft. The raft was pushed back and forth across the river using MK III Bridge Erection Boats. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin)



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This work, Floating tanks: Bridge Co., 2nd Tanks partner for training exercise [Image 2 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 16:28

Photo ID:1036331

VIRIN:131017-M-IU187-057

Resolution:3840x2560

Size:643.24 KB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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