Maintaining Ties, Tracks
Image by United States Marine Corps Official Page
Cpl. Joshua D. Knese, a St. Louis, native, and an M88A2 Hercules operator assigned to maintenance detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, helps a member of the Jordanian Armed Forces replace damaged track blocks on their M88A1 during Exercise Eager Lion 2013 in Al Quweira, Jordan, June 13, 2013. Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward-deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels/Released)