Marines Participate in Exercise Steel Knight 2014

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marine Corps Capts. Phillip A. Smith, left, and Stephen W. White, request support during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. Smith and White, pilots, are assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. Steel Knight is a large scale combined arms, live-fire exercise integrating ground troops in preparation for employment as a maneuver force across a range of military operations. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marine Corps Capts. Phillip A. Smith, left, and Stephen W. White, communicate with a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel team while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marine Corps Capts. Stephen W. White, foreground, and Phillip A. Smith, communicates with a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel team while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marines provide security during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. The Marines are assigned to 3rd Platoon, Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marines retrieve a downed pilot during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marines retrieve a downed pilot while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marines provide security during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • Marines provide security while fellow Marines retrieve a downed pilot during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel while participating in exercise Steel Knight 2014 in Yuma, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo