Marines Conduct Aircraft, Personnel Recovery Mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marine and sailors patrol through a field during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. The Marines are assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment. During the mission, Marines inserted into a simulated hostile environment to recover two downed pilots. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • Marine and sailors patrol through the woods during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • Marine and sailors engage a simulated hostile force during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Ronald Curaba radios the unit's location and situation during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. Curaba, a mortarman, is assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • Marine and sailors locate, treat and evacuate a simulated downed pilot during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • A Marine provides security with an M249 squad automatic weapon during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone
  • Marines run towards a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a tactical aircraft and personnel recovery mission on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012. The helicopter crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone