A U.S. Marines instructs a class of Salvadoran marine infantry students.
190926-M-XZ164-0077.JPG Photo By: Gunnery Sgt. Michael Cifuentes

La Union - U.S. Marine Cpl. Manuel Almanza, a tactics advisor with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, instructs a class of Salvadoran marine infantry students at La Base Naval, La Union, El Salvador, Sept. 26, 2019. Almanza, along with a six-man team, have been in El Salvador since May 2019 to advise and help train entry-level Salvadoran marines and sailors. The task force is conducting training and engineering projects hand-in-hand with partner nation military members in Latin America and the Caribbean during their deployment, which coincides with hurricane season. Almanza is a native of Brooklyn, New York. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Michael Cifuentes)


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