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IRAQ DEPLOYMENT PHOTO GALLERIES
This section updated Thursday, July 5, 2007 ~ 17:03 CST
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We're collecting photos to put online. If you have something you would like to share, send us an email. Include captions for the photos as well as credits. Send your contributions to photos@MarineParents.com.
NEW!: We have a new section called "Photos in Country" that are contributions from Marines of photos taken while in country of Iraq, Kuwait, and/or Afghanistan. Click here to go to "In-Country Photo Gallery".
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New...some photos I found that I had saved last year but that I never put online. It's OIF 1, 2003, in Kuwait, prior to leaving LOD.
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29 Palms Marines in Iraq
This link has photos filed from Nelvin Cepeda, staff photographer for the San Diego Union-Tribune. His photo coverage goes throughout Northern Iraq (Tikrit, Mosul, Kirkuk) and into Baghdad. I have noted several Marines from 29 Palms and some specifically from 3/4: Marine Cpl. Jeff Richardson (3/4) and Marine Zachary Lux (Twentynine Palms).
9-11 We Remember ~ Baker Company Marines in Iraq
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These Marines all attended a wedding of a fellow Marine, after they got back from Iraq. They fought in the battle of Nasiriyah on March 23, 2003. They are with 2nd AABN A Company, 1st Platoon and were attached to CCO 1/2. They are Charlie Company, Cpl Brown, LCpl Aiello, LCpl Trivino, and Cpl Bunner. They are currently stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. What a great bunch of heroes. I am Cpl Brown's mom, and wanted to share this. Thank you.
Sonya Brown from Pataskala, Ohio
- Arnold Schwarzenegger with Marines at Camp Fox
September 10, 2003: From Linda, Marine Mom to Seth from Tracys Landing, MD
(2nd Maintanence BN, 75220) Seth has been in Kuwait since June. He was there when Arnold Schwarzenegger made his trip over there. He told me he was in a group picture with Arnold. In searching the web for information about Camp Fox I came across a web site that has the pictures. I was thrilled to find Seth in the pictures and thought other Moms would be just as thrilled to see a picture of their Marine. The address is: http://www.arcent.army.mil/cflcc_today/2003/july/as_fox.asp Enjoy!
- September 10, 2003: From Kathy, Marine Mom to 3 Who Serve
MWSS 371 web site has news and photos, birthdays listed, etc. There are many Marines listed here! I know some will see their son's name, for instance if they had a birthday recently, etc. It shows news all the way into August. My Marine is in Kuwait as of last week, so our family is very excited! I hope your Marine is well and doing great. Your site is so wonderful. Thanks for keeping it updated for all of us to see.
Kathy Ashlock, Proud mom of 3 who serve
Proud mom of SSgt Ashlock, Sgt. Ashlock and A1C Ashlock
- 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines in Karbala, Iraq
by Michael Phillips ~ The Wall Street Journal ~ Washington Bureau
This is Michael Phillips second round of photos of 3/7 in Iraq. These were taken August 2003 in Karbala.
NEW PLATOON PHOTO: 1/7 B Company, 2nd Plt in Country:
May 28, 2003 at Al Najaf, Iraq
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- Photos of 1st CEB
The 1st CEB was attached to the 3/4 Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- 1st FSSG
This web site was established in honor of the 1st Force Service Support Group - Headquarters & Services Battalion - HQ CO - by the Proud Parents of Sgt. David Christian (aka Peter Louis Dominic Fachini). You'll find photos and news.
- CSSB-10 MP Co. "B" Photo Web Site
Photos and web site maintained by Gerry Scotto Di Marco from Pittsburgh, PA. He's a computer software developer the best friend of Marine Tony Borruso who asked him to put the site up for his reserve unit (CSSB-10). Tony sends digital images via mail he posts the pictures. If you have any questions about the web site, send an email to USMC@RotoRank.Com.
- Washington Post Archived Photo Galleries
- Photos from folks at MarineParents.com
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AN NASIRIYAH, Iraq -- Chief David Jones of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) holds the two-hour old newborn Rogenia Katham, daughter of Jamila Katham. She was born in the Battalion Landing Team 2/1's Battalion Aid Station after arriving at the 15th MEU's position. (Official USMC Photo by SSgt. Robert Knoll)
- www.sanluisobispo.com photo gallery
Unique images of the war in Iraq from Knight Ridder photographers and other news services.
- A Marine Mom's Son, LCpl Dorian Bell
This photo was taken on April 14, 2003 in Baghdad. A Marine Mom's son, LCpl Dorian Bell is a member of Alpha 1/11, a unit within the 1st Marines Division. After the worst of the fighting, they put the division to patrolling the city for looters. Dorian is the marine holding the woman back in the center of the photo. This photo ran on MSNBC.com and also in US News and World Report.
- 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines in Kuwait and Iraq
by Michael Phillips ~ The Wall Street Journal ~ Washington Bureau
I took several hundred photographs during my time in Kuwait and Iraq with 3/7, and want to make them available to anyone who has the patience to go through them. They're all posted to a Kodak-owned website called www.ofoto.com It costs nothing to look at the pictures online.
- NY Times Photo Slide Show
- Boston Globe Photo Gallery
Favorites From CSSB-18
From Paul, Marine Dad to Morgan: My son is Morgan David, and he is a USMC PFC in the CSSB-18. These are photos he took just after they arrived in Kuwait. I have no names for the Marines shown - someone may recognize their son or husband. Photos likely taken in early March or late February.
Photo of "2nd Recon BN, A Co. 2nd Plt" on a ship
From Marine Mom Patricia: They are on the U.S.S. Bataan heading for the Persian Gulf. The man on the right, holding the flag is my oldest son, Cpl. Joel M. Wood.
Favorites From Kellen's Dad, Phil
Leah's Daughter, Ashley
SunSpotNews Photos Galleries:
- SunSpot.net Photo Gallery: Before the War
- SunSpot.net Photo Gallery: During the War
- SunSpot.net Photo Gallery: After the Fall of Baghdad
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From Cheryl, Marine Mom to John of Virginia Beach, VA: "Here's a photo I found in the aol gallery and we are all 99.9 percent sure is is of John. If it isn't then it's his twin!"
- Click for Photo
From Tracy U., Marine Mom to Justin: "This photo was in the Seattle P.I. Saturday, April 5th. The last we'd heard from him was a letter dated March 5th. His uncle lives in Seattle and saw the photo in the paper and gave us a call."
- 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, March 26 - April 7, 2003 in Iraq
There are about 80 photos on this page plus links to stories at the top. It takes a while to load, but they're nice, big photos with captions and credits. Specific to 3/4. PLEASE NOTE: The content includes a few photos of Iraqi casualties.
- St Louis Post Dispatch Photo Galleries
- Columbia Daily Tribune Photo Slide Show
- Sunspot Photo Slide Show
- Photo of Lima Co 3/2 2d MEB on the flight deck of the USS Bataan Received 3/16
- Camp Coyote photos from NC Times
- Mr. Battaly, a music teacher serving in the Army currently stationed in northern Kuwait.
Yes, it's Army, but it's great photos and text from Kuwait.
- TIME Magazine Photo Essay
Featuring LSA 7 (Camp Ripper, Camp Coyote)
- M-TV Gideon's Kuwait Diary Slide Show
Featuring Marines of Camp Ripper, Kuwait
Thank you Lauren, Marine Sister of Derrick from Columbia, MO
- Sun-Sentinal.Com Slide Show
Featuring Marines of Camp Grizzly, Kuwait
- Tarawa Photos from Ship
Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors onboard USS Tarawa depart San Diego for a scheduled six month deployment to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf on Jan. 6.
Thanks Cheryl! Marine Mom
- From the Pilot Online, March 3, 2003
Marines in a Northern Kuwaiti Dessert
- MSNBC Photo Slide Shows:
Very nice slide shows, including the "Making of a Marine".
- Official Navy News Photos:
Check this out for Marines on ship.
- ATF-East going through Suez:
Nice, large photos.
- Variety of Marine Photos:
Presented by Marine Link. Fairly current.
- Photos from European & Pacific Stars and Stripes
Online Military Newspaper
February 4 and February 6, 2003
Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Aboard USS Kearsarge ~ 10 Feb 2003
BOMB FARM - A U.S. Marine stands by in the bomb farm on the flight deck of the USS Harry S. Truman during a general quarters drill. Truman and CarrierAirwing 3 are currently on a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Released U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass
defendamerica.mil, February 28
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