Images: Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid [Image 11 of 12]
Photo by Cpl. Corey Dabney
Sergeant Benjamin Knight, squad leader, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and role players acting as Afghan National Army soldiers, look at the pictures of key insurgents before conducting a raid during the Integrated Training Exercise here, Aug. 12, 2013. Knight, 25, a native of Hazen, N.D., and his squad were in charge of escorting the detainees. The Marines assume a supporting role while deployed to Afghanistan by letting the ANA and the Afghan National Police lead in combat operations. The ITX is a training exercise held to prepare Marines prior to their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.
Date Posted:08.28.2013 13:16
Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, US
Hometown:HAZEN, ND, US