U.S. Marines Conduct Interdiction Operation in Gurjat Village, Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines sit inside a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 28, 2013. The Marines, assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, supported Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, during an interdiction operation. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan L. Avery, center, signals to Marines from inside a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Gurjat village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013. Avery is a crew chief assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, which supported Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines take security positions outside a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter 
during an interdiction operation at Gurjat village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan L. Avery, left, and U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael J. McGrath provide aerial security during lift off from Gurjat village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013. Avery, a crew chief, and McGrath, a mechanic, are assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, which supported Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Savoie provides aerial security over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013. Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 supported Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment during an interdiction operation in Gurjat village. Savoie, a crew chief, is assigned to the squadron. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines run toward a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Gurjat village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 28, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines move toward a CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 at Gurjat village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 28, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ryan L. Avery, left, and U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael J. McGrath provide aerial security over Gurjat village in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2013. Avery, a crew chief, and McGrath, a mechanic, are assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, which supported Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia
  • U.S. Marines fly inside a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter after completing an interdiction operation over Afghanistan's Helmand province, Oct. 28, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia