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POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII – Sgt. Benjamin Alexander, an expeditionary fire/rescueman with Marine Wing Support Detachment 24, shows Lt. Gen David Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, the equipment used to extract an aircraft in the event of an emergency during his tour Exercise Bougainville II at Pohakuloa Training Area Aug. 21, 2017. Berger and a party of senior leadership met with junior Marines and leadership from various units taking part in the exercise, and observed day-to-day operations. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)
170821-M-LK477-240.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen

Aug 29, 2017
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA - POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII – Sgt. Benjamin Alexander, an expeditionary fire/rescueman with Marine Wing Support Detachment 24, shows Lt. Gen David Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, the equipment used to extract an aircraft in the event of an emergency during his tour Exercise Bougainville II at Pohakuloa Training Area Aug. 21, 2017. Berger and a party of senior leadership met with junior Marines and leadership from various units taking part in the exercise, and observed day-to-day operations. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)


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