Marines Train for Deployment

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Justin Jones and Lance Cpl. Martin Carranza lead their humvee on an alternate route to bypass a possible simulated improvised explosive device as part of their pre-deployment training on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 9, 2009. Jones and Carranza are assigned to Headquarters Company, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola
  • U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Tavonte Johnson provides security after a simulated attack by a suicide bomber as part of their pre-deployment training on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. Johnson is a field radio operator assigned to Headquarters Company, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola
  • U.S. Marines carry a comrade wounded in a simulated indirect fire attack as part of their pre-deployment training on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. The Marines are assigned to Headquarters Company, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola
  • A U.S. Marine drags a fellow Marine who was wounded during a simulated indirect fire attack as part of their pre-deployment training on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola
  • U.S. Marines practice techniques to clear a room while taking a break from the regiment’s pre-deployment training exercise on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola
  • A humvee is struck by a simulated improvised explosive device as part of their pre-deployment training on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 9, 2009. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Zachary J. Nola