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US ambassador, MFE Marines tour supply caves in Norway

Lt. Col. Kenneth Oldham, logistics officer assigned to Marine Forces Europe, inspects a humvee with two Norwegian officers during a tour of the Frigard, Norway, cave system Jan 6. Representatives from U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command, Marine Forces Europe and Marine Forces Africa flew to Norway to attend this tour and to familiarize themselves with the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway and its capabilities to support operations and exercises in Europe and Africa.



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This work, US ambassador, MFE Marines tour supply caves in Norway [Image 6 of 7], by SSgt Matthew Lyman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.06.2012

Date Posted:01.12.2012 02:14

Photo ID:508945

VIRIN:120106-M-NQ873-738

Resolution:4368x2912

Size:8.29 MB

Location:VAERNES GARRISON, 2, NO

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