Images: Partnership of the Americas/Southern Exchange 2010 [Image 32 of 71]
Photo by Cpl. Brian Slaght
A U.S. Marine Corps reservist attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 24 preps a mortar on a beach in Salinas, Peru, on July 10. The unit was embarked on transport dock ship USS New Orleans in support of operation Partnership of the Americas/Southern Exchange, a combined amphibious exercise designed to enhance cooperative partnerships with maritime forces from Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia.