Trains get gear on track for exercise Ssang Yong

U.S. Marines and a U.S. soldier discuss the loading of equipment shortly after an M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank is successfully driven onto a rail car at the Gwangyang port rail station, Republic of Korea March 22 during exercise Freedom Banner 2014. Four M1A1 Abrams tanks and one M-88 Hercules recovery vehicle were loaded onto train carts destined for Pohang, Republic of Korea, to support amphibious assault exercise Ssang Yong 14, which is a component of Marine Expeditionary Force Exercise 2014. The train is owned by the U.S. Army’s 25th Transportation Battalion and operated by privately licensed Korean Railroad contractors. The soldiers are assigned to the 25th Transportation Battalion, Korean Material Source Command Brigade, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command. The Marines are with the Landing Force Support Party, assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matt Myers/Released)

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