Camera Icon

Images: Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support [Image 2 of 9]

Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey DabneySmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon

Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support

First Lieutenant Nicholas Wagner, a liaison officer serving with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, observes target positions from his concealed observation post before conducting a training and readiness examination during a live-fire exercise here, April 3, 2013. Wagner, a 31- year-old native of Adams, Wis., said concealment is one of the most important aspects of an observation post. Wagner and his forward observers are training to deploy with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.



Web Views
79
Downloads
7

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support [Image 2 of 9], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.02.2013

Date Posted:04.11.2013 23:49

Photo ID:905431

VIRIN:130402-M-HQ478-084

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:12.23 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:ADAMS, WI, US

Gallery Images

More Like This

  • A Marine with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides rear security while his fire team moves forward during a point man reaction course here, Jan. 22 - 24. The training course tested a dozen teams of three to four Marines in the challenging jungle vegetation with more than ten targets concealed in positions at varying heights. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
  • Pfc. Travis English, a scout observer from Echo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, practices observation techniques using cover and concealment techniques and a homemade ghillie suit Nov. 7. English, along with other scout observers, provided target location information to the regiment's forward observers and fire direction center during Artillery Relocation Training Exercise 09-03, Nov. 2-10.
  • Marines with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit execute a point man reaction course here, Jan. 22 - 24. The training course tested a dozen teams of three to four Marines in the challenging jungle vegetation with more than ten targets concealed in positions at varying heights. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.
  • Corporal Nathanael Skousen, an anti-tank missile man with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, informs his team he is reloading during a point man reaction course here, Jan. 22 - 24. The training course tested a dozen teams of three to four Marines in the challenging jungle vegetation with more than ten targets concealed in strategic positions at varying heights. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.

Associated News

Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support

Options

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

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr