Sitting here at USA TODAY the other day talking about the D3S during a visit with Nikon’s Design Department General Manager Koichiro Kawamura and Technical and Engineering Liaison Kenji Suzuki along with Nikon’s Bill Pekala and Mark Suban, I realized the D3S has pretty much all the bells and whistles I really want and need […]
Combat Outpost Kunjak based 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment marines during quiet moments along with fellow Afghan National Police in the Helmand Province near Musa Qala, Afghanistan. This was one of those moments during the long stretches of not much happening between missions. Marines looking for an escape from the heat sit with their Afghan […]
If you could bring an American to Afghanistan, what would you show them? I posed this question to the nearly twenty-five marines of the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment based at the remote outpost named COP Kunjak in the Helmand Province. The marines were nearing the finish of a seven month tour of duty in […]
The Newberry No-Names didn’t used to be. Until last spring, Newberry’s Division II teams were the Indians. Then, under pressure from the NCAA —poof! — the spear disappeared from helmets, the arrow from center court and the name from uniforms, like Stalin’s enemies from fading Soviet photographs.
The third annual Run Amuck 3.5-mile event featured 2,130 runners at the Marine Corps Base Quantico featuring race obstacles, military PT drills and pits of mud on the course. My first assignment using the new Nikon D3S shooting both video and stills. Pretty amazing how easy the camera is to use while shooting video. Talk […]
Shot with the Nikon D3S, a video to accompany the story published in USA TODAY on 10/27/2010 describing the 2010 combat tour by the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment in the Helmand Province hit by more than 240 IED’s.