Sgt. Jacob Black inspects his aircraft prior to take off.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jacob Black, an AV-8B Harrier aircraft power line mechanic assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 513 inspects his aircraft prior to take off from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., on Nov. 4, 2008. The Marines are executing joint and high-altitude forward base operations alongside MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles in preparation for deployment to Southwest Asia.