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U.S. Marine Sgt. Scott Veck, a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crew chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, observes flight operations in Coveñas, Colombia, Sept. 30, 2019, during a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief rehearsal. The exercise will test and strengthen the interoperability and responsiveness between these countries, preparing for real-world disaster scenarios in the region. The task force is conducting training and engineering projects hand-in-hand with partner nation military members in Latin America and the Caribbean during their deployment to the region, which coincides with hurricane season. Veck is a native of Parker, Colorado.

Photo by Sgt. Stanley Moy

9 OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

7 Oct 2019 | Defense Media Activity

From Marines along the beaches of Malaysia to the skies of Arizona, these are 9 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 2019.

 

191001-M-GM961-1016 Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie

A U.S. Marine rides in an AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicle during basic water and amphibious operations on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 1.

 

 

191002-M-KY522-005 Photo by Lance Cpl. Krysten Houk

U.S. Marines and family tour the ‘Doc,’ one of the two B-29’s still capable of flying today on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Oct. 3.

 

 

190930-M-CV834-1838 Photo by Pfc. Zane Ortega

A U.S. Marine fires an M203 grenade launcher during weapons familiarization training range at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Sept. 30.

 

 

191003-M-ZV042-0059 Photo by Cpl. Lisa Collins

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft practices defensive maneuvers in support of a ground threat reaction exercise at Baker’s Peak in Wellton, Arizona, Oct. 3.

 

 

191002-M-KZ009-0306 Photo by Cpl. Benjamin Drake

U.S. Marines practice an external lift exercise at Auxiliary Airfield II in Yuma, Arizona, Oct. 2.

 

 

190930-M-LP762-1467 Photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune

A U.S. Marine engages targets during an offensive air support exercise at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30.

 

 

191003-M-BP396-039 Photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps

A U.S. Marine rifleman demonstrates an ambush to the members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during Tiger Strike in Malaysia Oct. 3.

 

 

190930-M-IN847-0025 Photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez

A U.S. Marine meets a member of the Malaysian Armed Forces’ Royal Malaysian Navy at Blue Beach, Malaysia, Sept. 30.

 

 

190930-M-BG142-044 Photo by Sgt. Stanley Moy

A U.S. Marine observes flight operations during a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief rehearsal in Coveñas, Colombia, Sept. 30.