An aerial photograph of Marbo Annex on the island of Guam taken from a CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter from HMH-463, Aviation Support Element, Kaneohe Bay Hawaii. Marbo Annex was used as a landing zone during Exercise KOA THUNDER 2001. Marines from Aviation Support Element, Kaneohe Hawaii, 1ST Marine Air Wing, Okinawa, Japan, and 3rd Marines 7th Battalion, 29 Palms, California, participated in KOA THUNDER on the island of Guam from July 9 to July 14. The purpose of the exercise was to demonstrate the Marine Corps' ability to deploy in the South Pacific from places other than Okinawa, Japan