MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit swim away after successfully egressing from a submerged helicopter, March 22, 2017. This training simulation is designed to teach Marines how to escape a helicopter submerged underwater to increase survivability. The ‘Helo Dunker’ is a small piece of the arduous preparation the Marines and Sailors with the MEU will conduct in order to get ready to deploy later this year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Taken: 01.01.2014 | Photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba
MARINE AIR-GROUND TASK FORCE TRAINING CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – Service members pledge their lives to the service of others; while some serve their country for a few years proudly and then move on as civilians, some devote their entire lives, others pay in blood and go home physically or emotionally wounded, while some give their lives. Chaplains are service members who work to take care of those who are called to serve, it’s their job to reinforce the spiritual mettle of those who spend long months away from home and deal with the daily stress that comes with holding a spot with the world’s crisis response force. Lt. Cmdr. James Myers, a Pennsville, N. J., native, devoted his life to the service of God, Corps and his...
03.13.2017 | TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, US | Story by Lance Cpl. Jacob Pruitt