combat camera


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combat camera

Visual information documentation covering air, sea, and ground actions of the Armed Forces of the United States in combat or combat support operations and in related peacetime training activities such as exercises, war games, and operations. Also called COMCAM. See also visual information; visual information documentation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In the documentary, Marisol featured members of the Combat Camera Team of the 3rd Scout Ranger Battalion who were tasked to document the operations of the Philippine Army's combatant units.
Jamie said yesterday: "Being on the Combat Camera Team, I was able to see so much of the work that British troops do in Afghanistan.
When he returns home this time, he is hoping to enter his work in 3-D film festivals to showcase the work of the Combat Camera Team.
Nicholas Mercurio, from the 1st Combat Camera Squadron, didn't set out to receive the Air Force Achievement Medal with Valor while deployed with Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar.
A Jake Rosenberg-created Bandito Brothers combat camera rig--originally designed for the Navy SEAL film Act of Valor--may be on site in Trabuco Canyon, where mysterious skate movements were previously reported.
As Combat Camera develops, we see the source of angst in Zane's life through flashbacks and constant physical reminders of what the combat photojournalist has endured, and it takes a persistent charmer like Melissa to coax the story out of him.
The stand up of NECC took expeditionary capabilities, including Naval Construction (Seabees), Maritime Expeditionary Security (formally known as Naval Coastal Warfare), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG) and Combat Camera and aligned these commands under one TYCOM.
In that moment, I realized that I wanted to stay in the military and go to combat camera. Despite all of that, I would go back in a heartbeat."
This requires pervasive use/augmentation of Joint Combat Camera, PSYOP electronic news gathering capacity, possible addition/activation of Reserve Component PA, or other photographic expertise.
According to Combat Camera's historical records, he is the first Army combat cameraman to ever be awarded the Silver Star, and his story and that of Team 3336 of the 3rd Special Forces Group to which he was attached, is one of selflessness and heroism--one that has amazed even the most hardened and battle-scarred of generals and combat veterans.
The photos and videos shot by Airmen from the 1st Combat Camera Squadron at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina are to be aired on Iraqi national television January 6, 2009 for the Iraqi Armed Forces Day.