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Video: Marines, Navy land on San Francisco’s beach, showcase medical aid abilities

Video by Sgt. Michael Cifuentes and Cpl. Jennifer Pirante


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Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit worked with sailors of Assault Craft Unit 5 demonstrated a beach landing and medical exercise during San Francisco Fleet week in San Francisco, Oct. 3rd. It was a chance for the unit to showcase its Landing Craft Air Cushion hovercraft capabilities and expeditionary medical aid center proficiency during a major natural disaster. Soundbite includes Petty Officer 2nd Class Pendleton Johnson - Information Technician with Beach Master Unit 1 and Lt. Cmdr. Brian Beale - officer in charge of the advisory training group, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Produced by Sgt. Michael Cifuentes. Also available in High Definition.


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This work, Marines, Navy land on San Francisco’s beach, showcase medical aid abilities, by Sgt Michael Cifuentes and Sgt Jennifer Pirante, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.3.2012

Date Posted:10.4.2012 2:32AM

Category:Package

Video ID:157465

VIRIN:121003-M-KW153-101

Filename:DOD_100504249

Length:00:01:04

Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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