"This is the only Marine base in the United States where ship-to-shore operations can be practiced. The Marines are an amphibious assault force. Well, then — how should we practice this trade of ours? We have to have this area."
Combat Town #52. Myriad arterials of tracked dust creeping into canyons, crags, and buttes are marked by smallish green signs identifying Range 202, Rappelling Tower, Gas Chamber. Combat Town.
Posted November 8, 1990
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Camp Pendleton and those stationed there