• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-04-11
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Navy Lieutenant T. V. Messe, HM3 (Hospital Corpsman Third Class J. R. Sexton USN, and HN (Hospitalman) D. S. French, USN, Corpsman with Regimental Aid Station, Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment treat a Marine for heat exhaustion during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. Constant hydration is a key to maintaining fluids during the hot months in this desert ... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Navy Lieutenant T. V. Messe, HM3 (Hospital Corpsman Third Class J. R. Sexton USN, and HN (Hospitalman) D. S. French, USN, Corpsman with Regimental Aid Station, Headquarters Company, 6th Marine Regiment treat a Marine for heat exhaustion during COMBINED ARMS Exercise (CAX) 5-97. Constant hydration is a key to maintaining fluids during the hot months in this desert environment. The annual average temperature is 72 degrees, and during the summer months, temperatures can soar to aboue 110 degrees. CAX 5/6-97 is a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) exercise being conducted At MCAGCC (Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center), 29 Palms, California. The command element for this exercise is MAGTF-6, built around the 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Many commands from the II MEF (Marine Expeditionary Force) have sent units to this desert warfare exercise, to fill key billets in the Ground Combat Element (GCE), Air Combat Element (ACE) and the Combat Service Support Element (CSSE). Subject Operation/Series: CAX 5-97 Base: Mcagcc, Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE Scene Camera Operator: SGT B. E. Vancise, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted