Sep 14, 2012

Lance Cpl. Eric D. Rivera, a Houston, Texas, native, water purification specialist assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), tests the chlorine levels in the battalions new lightweight water purification system at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 10, 2012. This is the first time the battalion has fielded the purification system, which can pump water from a local water source and filter 450 gallons per hour of clean drinking water. This training is part of the 26th MEU's pre-deployment training program. CLB-26 is one of the three reinforcements of 26th MEU, which is slated to deploy in 2013.

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