Marines Train to Fight Fires in Beaufort, S.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A Marine ignites a fire to simulate a downed aircraft on fire during training in firefighting techniques on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting. The training ensures familiarity with the gear and increases proficiency and response times within the unit.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marine Corps Lt. Col. Brian W. Foster, right, speaks with Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 3 William D. Thompson during training to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. Foster commands Headquarters Squadron and Thompson commands the aircraft rescue  unit.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon
  • Marines train to fight fires and rescue aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., July 22, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick J. McMahon