U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Chad McMeen/Released 060331-M-0000A-002.jpg
Mar 31, 2006
A married female Marine stands at the position of attention April 1 during an awards and promotion ceremony. The formation was held days before the squadron headed home after a six-month deployment to Iraq. She works in a predominately male environment with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774, Marine Aircraft Group 16 (Reinforced), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, based out of Richmond, Va. Deployments can have a heavy strain on marriages but communication between couples over distance can sometimes strengthen the relationship.
No camera details available.
This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release.
If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit.
Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other
DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at
which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and
trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings
regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.