• 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
  • 2001-10-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant Ed Holcombe, USMC, 1ST Tank Battalion, 29 Palms, California, takes advantage of the shade provided by his vehicle on an Egyptian firing range just outside of Mubarak Military City in Egypt to catch-up on a little reading. Where Marines conducted an In-Stride Breech live fire demonstration in front of numerous nations as part of coalition training for this... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Sergeant Ed Holcombe, USMC, 1ST Tank Battalion, 29 Palms, California, takes advantage of the shade provided by his vehicle on an Egyptian firing range just outside of Mubarak Military City in Egypt to catch-up on a little reading. Where Marines conducted an In-Stride Breech live fire demonstration in front of numerous nations as part of coalition training for this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. An In-Stride Breach is a special type of operation used to overcome and breakthrough unexpected or lightly defended obstacles. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win side-by-side with our allies and regional partners. Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR 01-02 Base: Mubarak Military City Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cherie A. Thurlby, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
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  • Unrestricted