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May 12, 2014

Cpl. Christopher M. Casilio gives the OK signal during dive training May 7 off the shore of Camp Schwab. Marines and sailors executed sustainment training to enhance their basic scuba diving skills and tactics. “It is like any perishable knowledge – if you do not do it, you are going to lose it,” said Casilio, a Bethlehem, Pa., native. “Diving is inherently dangerous because the human body is not meant to go underwater for that duration.” Casilio is a team leader and reconnaissance man with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force.

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