• 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
  • 1997-06-17
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Canadian PETTY Officer Tony Falletta in SIVA Underwater Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Diving Apparatus, an oxygen rebreather, gear gets a hand into the water from a rubber dive boat by Leading SEAMAN Scotty Elson during mine counter measure dives as part of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 off the coast of Southern California. The Canadian divers are part of a group of mine... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Canadian PETTY Officer Tony Falletta in SIVA Underwater Mine Countermeasures (MCM) Diving Apparatus, an oxygen rebreather, gear gets a hand into the water from a rubber dive boat by Leading SEAMAN Scotty Elson during mine counter measure dives as part of Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 off the coast of Southern California. The Canadian divers are part of a group of mine counter measure teams, including US and Austrailian teams, working from USS DENVER (LPD 9). KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations. Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Major Command Shown: HER MAJESTY'S CANADIAN SERVICE Scene Camera Operator: PH2 (Nac) Jeff Viano, USN Release Status: Released to Public. less
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  • Unrestricted