Images: Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid [Image 10 of 12]
Photo by Cpl. Corey Dabney
Lieutenant Col. Daniel Wittnam, the commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, addresses the Marines of Kilo Company before a raid during the Integrated Training Exercise here, Aug. 12, 2013. Wittnam said he wanted the Marines and the role-players acting as the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police to work together while conducting the raid. 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 13:17
Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, US