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    U.S. Reconnaissance Marines, Mongolian soldiers train on basic water survival techniques during Khaan Quest 2016 [Image 457 of 551]

    U.S. Reconnaissance Marines, Mongolian soldiers train on basic water survival techniques during Khaan Quest 2016

    MONGOLIA

    05.25.2016

    Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Markus Castaneda 

    U.S. Navy           

    160526-N-WI365-134 ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (May 26, 2016) – U.S. Marines assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion and Mongolian soldiers encourage the final swimmer completing a basic water survival techniques class as part of Khaan Quest 2016. The class was given to prepare the soldiers for riverine training later in the exercise. Khaan Quest 2016 is an annual, multinational peacekeeping operations exercise hosted by the Mongolian Armed Forces, co-sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command, and supported by U.S. Army Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. Khaan Quest, in its 14th iteration, is the capstone exercise for this year’s Global Peace Operations Initiative program. The exercise focuses on training activities to enhance international interoperability, develop peacekeeping capabilities, build to mil-to-mil relationships, and enhance military readiness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Markus Castaneda/RELEASED)

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    Date Taken: 05.25.2016
    Date Posted: 06.01.2016 00:31
    Photo ID: 2627668
    VIRIN: 160526-N-WI365-134
    Resolution: 3558x2159
    Size: 1.81 MB
    Location: MN

    Web Views: 14
    Downloads: 40

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