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Oct 25, 2023

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Mark Frick, a native of Baltimore, Maryland and explosive ordnance disposal team leader with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (26MEU(SOC)), photographs a neutralized simulated improvised explosive device during Exercise Northern Challenge 2023, Keflavik Airport, Iceland, Sept. 22, 2023. Northern Challenge 23 is an Icelandic Coast Guard-led bomb disposal exercise, hosted to train teams from over a dozen nations with response to incidents involving simulated improvised and military explosive devices. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19), assigned to the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 26MEU(SOC), under the command and control of Task Force 61/2, is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied, and partner interests. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle Jia)

CAMERA

Canon EOS R5

LENS

RF28-70mm F2 L USM

APERTURE

2

SHUTTERSPEED

1/2000

ISO

125

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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CAMERA

Canon EOS R5

LENS

RF28-70mm F2 L USM

APERTURE

2

SHUTTERSPEED

1/2000

ISO

125

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable)