U.S. Marines, Mongolian Soldiers, International Troops Participate in Khaan Quest

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Moore jumps over a ditch during a cordon and search event while participating in Khaan Quest 2013  in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. Moore is assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. The United States and Mongolia sponsor the annual exercise to strengthen the capabilities of U.S., Mongolian and other forces in international peace support operations. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Moore patrols to a mock town during a cordon and search event during Khaan Quest 2013 in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. Moore is assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marines clear a building during a cordon and search event during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alexander Chu provides security during a cordon and search event during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. Chu is assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpls. Ricardo Alfaro moves Aaron Underwood, a simulated casualty, to cover during a cordon and search event during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. Alfaro and Underwood are assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marines Lance Cpls. Nicholas Moore and Cameron Moreland pull Ricardo Alfaro, a simulated casualty, to cover during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. Moore, Moreland and Alfaro are assigned to the 3rd Marine Division's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Moore shouts orders to his team during during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush
  • Australian Army Capt. Scott Tobias, center, and U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher French, right, debrief a platoon of U.S. Marines after a cordon and search event during Khaan Quest 2013 at Five Hills Training Area in Mongolia, Aug. 08, 2013. French is assigned to the Alaska Army National Guard. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert Bush