Sep 14, 2012

Staff Sgt. Joshua C. Collins, Largo, Fla., Native, utilities chief and Lance Cpl. Logan B. Vasquenz, Bloomington, Ill., native, water purification specialist assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), test the battalions new lightweight water purification system's pressure at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 10, 2012. The new system is capable of producing enough clean drinking water for an entire company and is much smaller than its predecessor, capable of fitting all parts necessary to properly function into a single shipping container. 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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