Marines Conduct Mountain Exercise 6-13 at California Training Center

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Angelo C. Rainey, left, and Marine Corps Corporal Brandon S. Lamora, perform preflight checks on a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. Rainey, an aerial observer, and Lamora, a crew chief, are assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. The unit is based on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. The Marines conducted the exercise to continue predeployment training requirements. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • A Marine waits at an extraction point to board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • A Marine directs a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter as the aircraft performs dual point external operations during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • Marines board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters lift off from the expeditionary airfield while conducting detachment operations during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • Marines wait inside after boarding a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • Marines move out to board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila
  • A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter performs a low pass after picking up Marines during Mountain Exercise 6-13 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Oct 18, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Master Sgt. Daniel F. Kauppila