Photo #: NH 97106
"Vigil on Korean Ridge Top"
"Marine Leathernecks of a Forward Air Control Unit for the U.S. Marines with the First Marine Division in Korea scan the skies from a rugged ridge, on the alert for incoming close-air support planes that continue to hammer at the Chinese Red troop concentrations just a few thousand yards beyond in the rugged Korean terrain."
Photograph and caption released by Commander Naval Forces, Far East, under date of 1 July 1951.
Note backpack radio carried by one Marine, while another wears earphones and holds the microphone.
Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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10 November 1999