U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski/Released 140409-M-YG378-716.JPG
Apr 15, 2014
Heavy equipment operators with Bulk Fuel Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, build earth-berms in the early stages of constructing an Amphibious Assault Fuel System, Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 2, 2014. The AAFS allows for the receiving, storage, and distribution of 1.3-million gallons of fuel. The system consists of a vast layout of 33 fuel bladders, each holding 20,000 to 50,000 gallons of fuel, placed inside six-foot tall earth berms, as a safety measure, to contain any spillage should a bladder rupture.
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