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    Pacific Pioneer | 9th ESB Marines establish company COC [Image 1 of 16]

    Pacific Pioneer | 9th ESB Marines establish company COC



    Photo by Sgt. Hailey Clay 

    3rd Marine Logistics Group

    U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Hugo Gallegos, water support technician with Engineer Support Co, 9th Engineer Support Bn, 3d Marine Logistics Group (MLG), monitors a Tactical Water Purification System, ensuring that raw ocean water is being purified correctly into clean drinkable water during exercise Pacific Pioneer on Kin Blue training area, Okinawa, Japan, April 19, 2021. Pacific Pioneer serves as 9th ESB's Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation as well as an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to establish and sustain expeditionary advanced bases with survivable force protection, practice naval integration, and position long range precision fires and tactical logistics nodes across littoral regions in support of naval operations. 3d MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III MEF’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. Gallegos is a native of Soledad, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Hailey D. Clay)



    Date Taken: 04.19.2021
    Date Posted: 04.19.2021 20:10
    Photo ID: 6605742
    VIRIN: 210419-M-LR229-0008
    Resolution: 2592x1728
    Size: 1.62 MB
    Location: KIN, OKINAWA, JP
    Hometown: SOLEDAD, CA, US

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