• 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
  • 1997-07-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A sailor from Beachmater Unit-2, (Little Creek, Virginia), guides off a M929A2 dump truck from a Literage section during an instream Maritime Prepositioning Ship offload, in Padliski, Estonia during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military pe... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A sailor from Beachmater Unit-2, (Little Creek, Virginia), guides off a M929A2 dump truck from a Literage section during an instream Maritime Prepositioning Ship offload, in Padliski, Estonia during BALTIC CHALLENGE '97. BALTIC CHALLENGE is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the US, will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D. L. Andrews, US Marine Corps Reserve. While BALTIC CHALLENGE will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed as well. This includes the use of equipment from the Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB), and equipment being off-loaded from the Marine Corps Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS). Subject Operation/Series: BALTIC CHALLENGE '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Michael T. Huff, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted