Ho'okele Staff | Aug 04, 2012
Staff Sgt. Thomas Schaffer from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, plays a recording for a non- combatant evacuation operation after securing the beachhead at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB), Waimanalo, Hawaii.
A U.S. Navy landing craft air cushioned (LCAC-73) approaches Bellows B each at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB), Waimanalo, Hawaii.
A landing craft air cushion (LCAC), assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, departs the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2012.
Photos by MC2 Daniel Barker and MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault