9th ESB Marines conduct expeditionary bridging exercise

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), guide a completed Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), guide a completed Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), guide a completed Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), guide a completed Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)
U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), guide a completed Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), connect two interior bays together at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. Improved Ribbon Bridges provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), pull two interior bays together at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. Improved Ribbon Bridges provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), use a Bridge Erection Boat (BEB) to guide an interior bay at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020 Improved Ribbon Bridges provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

An interior bay glides off a Logistics Vehicle System Replacement at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. Improved Ribbon Bridges provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd Marine Logistics Group, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), stand ready to build an Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

U.S. Marines with Bridge Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), stand ready to build an Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) at Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 20, 2020. IRBs provide a wet-gap crossing capability either as a floating bridge or as a multi-bay raft for tracked and wheeled combat tactical vehicles. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Harvey)

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