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Select Reconnaissance Marines from Reconnaissance Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 15th MEU, dove at the USS Arizona memorial, Sept. 19. The platoons? leadership gave a history lesson covering the events surrounding the sinking of the USS Arizona. The swift, silent and deadly divers used the time to sharpen their skills and qualify for some of the unique missions the Marines could be called upon to conduct during the deployment. They viewed USS Arizona Memorial from a unique vantage point of the and simultaneously earned an open-circuit dive qualification. An open-circuit dive is similar to recreational diving since the Marines use oxygen tanks.
120919-M-0000C-003.jpg Photo By: Cpl. Bobby Hunt

Sep 19, 2012
PEARL HARBOR - Select Reconnaissance Marines from Reconnaissance Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 15th MEU, dove at the USS Arizona memorial, Sept. 19. The platoons? leadership gave a history lesson covering the events surrounding the sinking of the USS Arizona. The swift, silent and deadly divers used the time to sharpen their skills and qualify for some of the unique missions the Marines could be called upon to conduct during the deployment. They viewed USS Arizona Memorial from a unique vantage point of the and simultaneously earned an open-circuit dive qualification. An open-circuit dive is similar to recreational diving since the Marines use oxygen tanks.


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