Jan 25, 2005

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (May 25, 2005) – Infantry Marines with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division demonstrated new training capabilities here May 14, which when implemented, can help Marines combat this threat in the future. The Marines performed convoy drills at Observation Post 2 as part of the new Convoy Operations Course displaying the beginnings of a new, more realistic training facility. ::n::The course simulates near and far ambushes where a vehicle goes down and Marines have to dismount and attack. There are also simulated hostages and the Marines have to react to insurgents using civilians as shields. Photo by Pfc Terrell A Turner

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