Images: Kenyan immigrant joined Marine Corps after being saved from plane crash, traveling world [Image 2 of 3]
Lance Corporal Douglas O. Ongiyo, a financial resource management analyst with Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, stands watch as his partner searches a training dummy during Desert Fire Exercise here, May 6. Ongiyo, a 27-year-old native of Kenya, speaks nine languages and holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Western Michigan University. He was rescued by Marines from a plane crash in Somalia when he was 15 years old.
Date Posted:05.25.2012 15:26
Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, US