Marines Dig In With the Earthmover

Marines are breaking ground, ya dig? Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, familirized its heavy equipment operators and mechanics with the new M9 Armored Combat Earthmover during a five day training exercise from FEb. 24-Mar. 1, 2014, at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. The week long training explained the new uprgrades to both operators and mechanics. The M9 ACE is able to provide support to front-line Marines by clearing enemy obstacles, repairing roads and supply routes, and build fighting positions. Interview 1: Capt. Gregory Procaccini, M9 Project ACE officer