Marines Conduct Raid Exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marines watch from the top of a building as a UH-1Y Huey helicopter flies by during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. The Marines are assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. During the exercise, the Marines inserted into a training town by fast roping from the helicopters and engaged enemy role players while a another team captured a suspected high-ranking insurgent. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • A Marine fast ropes from a UH-1Y Huey helicopter during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marines exit a UH-1Y Huey helicopter and provide security during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marines assault a training town during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marines prepare to enter a room containing enemy role players during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marines prepare to enter a room with possible enemy role players during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marine Corps Pfc. Mark Nuel, left, provides security while Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Regotti climbs over a wall during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. Nuel and Regotti, riflemen, are assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul Regotti provides security with an M240B machine gun during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. Regotti, a rifleman, is assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan
  • Marines detain an enemy role player during a raid exercise on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan