In 1997, the U.S. Naval Institute, with support from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, created the Tom Bartlett Marine Corps Photo Contest to honor the memory of Marine Corps photojournalist Tom Bartlett. This year's first prize winner is presented here. Entries for the 2005 contest are due 15 February.
Photographer's Mate 1st Class (SW) Arlo K. Abrahamson, USN
At a forward location in Kuwait, Marine Private 1st Class Marcus Jackson relaxes after a long day loading supplies for a convoy resupplying Marines operating on the front lines in Iraq.