ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Out on a limb, 2003
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 5, 2019
Joseph Giordono © Stars and Stripes
Camp Pelelieu, Kuwait, February, 2003: A Marine from Company B, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, checks out the nose piece of a bridge during training at Camp Pelelieu. The training anticipated an eventual move into the bogs and marshes around the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in southern Iraq, where Iraqi forces might destroy bridges and roads as they retreated.
Two Stars and Stripes stories about the training at Camp Pelelieu in 2003.