U.S. Marines Conduct Slingload Training Outside Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines prepare to slingload a 5,000-pound steel crate to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter just outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. The Marines are assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson
  • A U.S. Marine Corps crew chief checks the clearance below while Marines prepare to slingload a 5,000-pound steel crate to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter just outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson
  • U.S. Marines prepare to slingload a 5,000-pound steel crate to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter just outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson
  • U.S. Marines prepare to slingload a 5,000-pound steel crate to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter just outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson
  • U.S. Marines prepare to slingload a 5,000-pound steel crate to a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter just outside of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson
  • A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter transports a shipping container that will be used as a training target on a range in Djibouti, Aug. 2, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 Reinforced, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Gerard R. Farao
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kevin G. Collins, bottom right, and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Kenneth Morrow, top, unhook a transport harness from a shipping container that will be used as a training target on a range in Djibouti, August 2, 2013. Collins is commander of the Combat Logistics Battalion 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Morrow, an assistant air officer, is assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Gerard R. Farao