• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-06-21
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: During Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 the night gave no rest for the Marines and sailors onboard the USS Tarawa (LHA 1), as flight deck operations continued into the night. A CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter is seen being guided in. KERNEL BLITZ taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton is a biannual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet tra... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: During Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97 the night gave no rest for the Marines and sailors onboard the USS Tarawa (LHA 1), as flight deck operations continued into the night. A CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter is seen being guided in. KERNEL BLITZ taking place off the coast of Southern California and Camp Pendleton is a biannual 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 Base: Uss Tarawa (LHA 1) Scene Camera Operator: PH1(Nac) Stephen Batiz, USN Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted