• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-06-28
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV7A1) from Mobility-Counter Mobility Platoon, 3d Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, assault Red Beach under the cover of close air support provided by Cobra helicopters from 3d Marine Air Wing. The Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC), from Assault Craft Unit 5, returns to the USS Anchorage during Exercise KERNEL BLI... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV7A1) from Mobility-Counter Mobility Platoon, 3d Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1ST Marine Division, assault Red Beach under the cover of close air support provided by Cobra helicopters from 3d Marine Air Wing. The Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC), from Assault Craft Unit 5, returns to the USS Anchorage during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ'97. 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 Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT ON RED BEACH Scene Camera Operator: SGT Oscar Martinez, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted