U.S. Marines Train on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Gardea Christian, left foreground, briefs Marines before training with improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. Christian commands Headquarters and Support Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. During the training, Marines learned how to mark the roadside bombs while on patrol. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Gardea Christian, foreground, shows fellow Marines how to mark improvised explosive devices during training on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. Christian commands Headquarters and Support Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • An AH-64 Apache attack helicopter flies above as U.S. Marines learn how to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • A U.S. Marine uses an optic lens to scan for improvised explosive devices as he learns how to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Shaine Guarino, foreground, participates in training to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. Guarino is a rifleman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Hargett provides security during a training patrol to learn to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. Hargett is an automatic rifleman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • A U.S. Marine provides security during a training patrol to learn to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • U.S. Marines look in the direction of their next task during a training patrol to learn how to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin
  • A U.S. Marine uses his weapon's optic lens to scan the area while providing security during a training patrol to learn to mark improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Dec. 20, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery B. Martin