The Eye of the Sniper The unit is deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, which is a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force. The group is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elyssa Quesada)
"To answer all the questions......Motor T Marines. Not mechanics or wing. They are wearing flight suits because those are less flammable and we were required to wear them every time we left the wire. These particular Marines performed convoy security they are all NCO's and the big one dancing around on the ground is a Sgt and me and I dont give a damn what anyones daddy says about us."