U.S. Marines Train on Arta Range, Djibouti

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Marine inspects his weapon before a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. The Marine is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The Marines trained to suppress fire, tow a downed vehicle, evade enemy contact and perform combat lifesaving skills. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • A U.S. Marine provides cover fire during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • U.S. Marines provide cover fire during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • A U.S. Marine radios in medical evacuation details on a simulated casualty during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • U.S. Marines dismount their tactical vehicle to provide security during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • U.S. Marines drive their tactical vehicle through a mound of dust during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas
  • U.S. Marines receive feedback after being evaluated during a downed-vehicle exercise on Arta Range, Djibouti, Nov. 5, 2013. The Marine is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas