• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2004-06-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A US Army (USA) UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Alpha Company (A CO), 4th Battalion, 123rd Theater Aviation (4-123rd Aviation Regiment), Fort Wainwright Army Post, Alaska (AK), flies cover for US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines advancing on the ground during Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 04. The Blackhawk is carrying Marine snipers from the Scout Sniper Platoon, Headquarters a... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A US Army (USA) UH-60 Blackhawk (Black Hawk), Alpha Company (A CO), 4th Battalion, 123rd Theater Aviation (4-123rd Aviation Regiment), Fort Wainwright Army Post, Alaska (AK), flies cover for US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines advancing on the ground during Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 04. The Blackhawk is carrying Marine snipers from the Scout Sniper Platoon, Headquarters and Service (H&S) Company, 3rd Battalion (BN), 3rd Marines, Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (HI). The Marines conducted Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training at the combat town training area on Fort Wainwright. NORTHERN EDGE is Alaska's annual joint training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among the services by sharpening and honing joint service techniques and procedures. It helps provide a ready force, capable of protecting America's interests at home and abroad. More than 9,000 Airmen, US Navy (USN) Sailors, USA Soldiers, USMC Marines, and US Coast Guard (USCG) Guardsmen from active duty, Reserve, and National Guard units are participating in this year's exercise. Note the skies on the helicopter for landing on snow and ice. Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joshua Strang, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
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