Images: International Security Assistance Force [Image 3 of 8]
Photo by Cpl. Samuel A. Nasso
Lance Cpl. Jaron Rooks, a communication technician from Marine Air Control Group 28, Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, takes a knee while conducting radio checks with a UH-1N Huey flying over Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 8. Rooks is part of a Marine mobile air team comprised of a commuication technician, a generator mechanic, a heavy equpiment operator, and several air traffic controllers. The mission of this team is to establish landing zones, enable aircraft to land and depart safely. With more landing zones being constructed in the area, the brigade possesses the ability to fly in supplies to units, instead of drving supplies across roads laden with improvised explosive devices.
Date Posted:09.19.2009 17:12
Location:CAMP DWYER, AF