U.S. Marines attached to Battalion Landing Team 2/2 board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) April 2, 2007, in the Persian Gulf. The Marines are headed to Qatar to participate in exercise Eastern Maverick. The helicopter belongs to Medium Marine Helicopter Squadron 264 (Reinforced). DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ken J. Riley, U.S. Navy. (Released)