Camera Icon

Images: Marine achieves childhood goal, becomes a tanker [Image 1 of 6]

Photo by Cpl. Corey DabneySmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon

Marine achieves childhood goal, becomes a tanker

Marines with Delta Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, fires their new multi-purpose high explosive round during a range here, Oct. 10, 2013. The Marines of the battalion have been in Afghanistan since July supporting the infantry.

Web Views

Podcast Hits

Public Domain Mark
This work, Marine achieves childhood goal, becomes a tanker [Image 1 of 6], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.10.2013

Date Posted:10.22.2013 01:23

Photo ID:1038069



Size:143.48 KB

Location:MUSA QAL'EH, AFGlobe

Gallery Images

More Like This

  • Lance Cpl. Matthew Pickett teaches Nik Cela about the tank commander's position in the 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.
  • Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to conduct a live-fire training mission.  Within every M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank are four tank crewmen, each with a specific, yet equally important job required to operate the armored beast.
  • An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, with Alpha Company, 1st Tank Battalion, moves into position during a firefight in the town of Zamindawar, May 27, 2012. The tanks support Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment during Operation Jaws.
  • COMBAT OUTPOST OUELLETTE, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Lance Cpl. Brandon Chisholm tightens up a new track pad on an M-1A1 “Abrams” Main Battle Tank’s track. The Abbot, Maine, native is a tank operator with 1st Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division (Forward).  Chisholm and his team of Marines work tirelessly to maintain their M-1A1 “Abrams” Main Battle Tanks.

Associated News

Marine achieves childhood goal, becomes a tanker


  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard




  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr