Sep 9, 2006

Silhouetted by the setting sun, Marines keep watch next to a humvee during a mission to recover a disabled CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq, Sept. 8. The helicopter belonging to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 16 (Reinforced), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), was successfully returned by a Marine Wing Support Squadrons 273 and 274, Marine Wing Support Group 37 (Reinforced), 3rd MAW, recovery team to Al Asad, Iraq, Sept. 9 after it made a hard landing in Western Iraq Sept. 7.

No camera details available.


Read More

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.

No camera details available.