Qualified Tankers

U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a simulated casualty evacuation on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a simulated casualty evacuation on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a simulated casualty evacuation on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Daniel Gaynor, the executive officer with Bravo Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), directs M1A1 Abrams tank fire during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 12, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Daniel Gaynor, the executive officer with Bravo Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), directs M1A1 Abrams tank fire during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 12, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conducts a live fire range during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 12, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conducts a live fire range during a Tank Table 12 night vision qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) aims at a target during a Tank Table 12 night vision qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conducts a live fire range during a Tank Table 12 night vision qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicle with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) fires M2 HB heavy machine gun rounds during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. Tank Table 12 requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct weapons safety procedures on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a simulated casualty evacuation on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tanks with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) enter the firing range during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion (2nd Tanks), 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) load onto a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing during an evacuation exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 10, 2020. The exercise tested 2nd Tanks’ execution of Tank Table 12 qualification. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing prepares to land during a refueling exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 10, 2020. The exercise tested 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division’s execution of Tank Table 12 qualification. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jackson Blackburn, a tank crewman with 2nd Tank Battalion (2nd Tanks), 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), refuels an M1A1 Abrams tank during a refueling exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 10, 2020. The exercise tested 2nd Tanks’ execution of Tank Table 12 qualification. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Robert Marks, a tank crewman with 2nd Tank Battalion (2nd Tanks), 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), conducts a refueling exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 10, 2020. The exercise tested 2nd Tanks’ execution of Tank Table 12 qualification. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing fly over a landing zone during a refueling exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 10, 2020. The exercise tested 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division’s execution of Tank Table 12 qualification. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker)

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