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Marines support airfield seizure during Exercise Steel Knight 2014

Three CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters prepare to drop off Marines during an air raid in support of Exercise Steel Knight 2014 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Dec. 11th, 2013. After landing, the Marines set up blocking positions and secured the airfield. The training developed important skills and tactics necessary for their upcoming deployment to Australia. Steel Knight is an annual exercise that includes elements from the entire I Marine Expeditionary Force that focuses on conventional operations and provides realistic training that prepares Marines for overseas operations. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Boynes/Released)



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This work, Marines support airfield seizure during Exercise Steel Knight 2014 [Image 4 of 4], by LCpl Jonathan Boynes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.18.2013

Date Posted:12.18.2013 00:37

Photo ID:1139724

VIRIN:131211-M-PC317-580

Resolution:2970x1816

Size:855.41 KB

Location:TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, USGlobe

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