Marines Conduct Water Survival Training on North Carolina Base

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Lisa Kulczewski, right, acts as a victim while Marine Corps Sgt. Richard A. Rodriguez demonstrates the proper technique for treating head, neck and spinal injuries during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Kulczewski and Rodriguez are Marine Corps water survival instructors. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel Wetzel
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Luke Vucsko, front, performs a practical application for head, neck and spinal injuries during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Vucsko is assigned to Marine Corps Security Forces Training Company School, Close Quarters Battle. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Marine Corps students practice techniques for head, neck and spinal injuries in the water during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Grant Martinez acts as a victim as fellow Marines pull him out of the water to practice techniques for head, neck and spinal injuries during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Martinez is assigned to the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Marine Corps Capt. John Davis and Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Joseph Wells perform a rescue drill during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Davis is assigned to 1st Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team and Wells is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment. More than 20 students attended the three-week course. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel Wetzel
  • Marine Corps Master Sgt. Robert Moates completes a rescue drill during ta water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Moates is assigned to the 2nd Maintenance Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Chelsea Flowers Anderson
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Tanner Seitz performs a rescue drill during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Seitz is assigned to Marine Aviation Logisics Squadron 24. U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Cassandra Flowers
  • Marine Corps students perform rescue drills during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Fellow Marines pull Marine Corps Sgt. Ian Anderson, right, as part of a rescue drill during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 5, 2013. Anderson is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Marine Corps Cpl. Tanner Seitz performs a rifle swim as part of aquatic conditioning during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 6, 2013. Seitz is assigned to  Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 41. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Fayloga
  • Marine students participate in aquatic conditioning drills by keeping a brick above water while passing it in a circle during a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 6, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel Wetzel
  • Marine students jump in the water during graduation practice for a water survival course for instructors on Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson, N.C., March 12, 2013. The course produces instructors who can train other Marines to react and survive life-threatening situations in the water. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel Wetzel