• 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
  • 2007-03-15
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: March 15, 2007, Riverine Squadron , Detachment 3, st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (RIVRON-), and Dam Security Unit 3, st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (DSU-3) prepare their Small Unit Riverine Crafts (SURC) for Operation Leyte Gulf. The operation consisted of extracting and inserting a platoon of Mar... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: March 15, 2007, Riverine Squadron , Detachment 3, st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (RIVRON-), and Dam Security Unit 3, st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (DSU-3) prepare their Small Unit Riverine Crafts (SURC) for Operation Leyte Gulf. The operation consisted of extracting and inserting a platoon of Marines from Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines along the banks of the Euphrates River near Habbaniyah. The operation is to familiarize the arriving RIVRON- with the area that DSU-3 has been covering for the past six months. RIVRON- and DSU-3 are deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Anbar province of Iraq MNF-W to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. Anbar province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo SGT. Michael Kropiewnicki) (Released) Subject Operation/Series: LEYTE GULF Base: Camp Ramadi State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: RIVERINE SQUADRON 1 Scene Camera Operator: SGT Michael Kropiewnicki, USMC Release Status: Released to Public. less
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  • Unrestricted