A U.S. Marine with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit looks around a corner during a training raid at Wet n’ Wild Water Park, part of Realistic Urban Training Exercise 22.1 in Kapolei, Hawaii, Jan. 10-12, 2022. The purpose of RUTEX is to incorporate the specialized individual and small unit skills of the MEU and conduct high-intensity, advanced, and complex Marine Air Ground Task Force operations in order to prepare MEUs and other designated forces to support the geographic combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Chandler Stacy)
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RUTEX 22.1: Wet n’ Wild Waterpark

A U.S. Marine with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit provides security during a training raid at Wet n’ Wild Water Park, part of Realistic Urban Training Exercise 22.1 in Kapolei, Hawaii, Jan. 10-12, 2022. The purpose of RUTEX is to incorporate the specialized individual and small unit skills of the MEU and conduct high-intensity, advanced, and complex Marine Air Ground [Read More …]

220105-N-DH793-1596 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310), and the Hellenic Navy frigate HS Elli (F 450) transit the Mediterranean Sea in formation, Jan. 5, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bela Chambers)
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220105-N-DH793-1596 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310), and the Hellenic Navy frigate HS Elli (F 450) transit the Mediterranean Sea in formation, Jan. 5, 2022. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet [Read More …]

Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, conduct log drills during a physical training event at Fort Pickett, Virginia on Jan. 16, 2022. The training event consisted of several practical application stations with a log sprint of 400 meters inbetween each station. Marines not participating in the practical application were required to conduct log drills until the station scenario was completed. The Department of Defense, through the U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Intriago)
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Snow Drills

Marines with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, conduct log drills during a physical training event at Fort Pickett, Virginia on Jan. 16, 2022. The training event consisted of several practical application stations with a log sprint of 400 meters inbetween each station. Marines not participating in the practical application were required to conduct log drills [Read More …]

U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, prepare to conduct a hasty attack during a situational training exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Jan. 12, 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger)
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B Trp, 1/2 CR STX Lanes

U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Bull Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, prepare to conduct a hasty attack during a situational training exercise at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Jan. 12, 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger)

A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, from the U.S. Army’s 1-214th General Support Aviation Battalion (1-214 GSAB) participates in a Battalion Air Assault exercise on Nov. 18, 2021 at Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany. During the training, the helicopters conducted tactical terrain flight and time-on-target training under Night Vision System conditions. (U.S. Army photo by Michele Wiencek.)
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Air Assault Exercise

A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, from the U.S. Army’s 1-214th General Support Aviation Battalion (1-214 GSAB) participates in a Battalion Air Assault exercise on Nov. 18, 2021 at Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany. During the training, the helicopters conducted tactical terrain flight and time-on-target training under Night Vision System conditions. (U.S. Army photo by Michele Wiencek.)

Recruits from India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in pugil stick bouts aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Jan. 7, 2022. The crucible is a culmination of all the recruits' previous training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lcpl. Colin Harper)
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India Company Crucible

Recruits from India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, participate in pugil stick bouts aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Jan. 7, 2022. The crucible is a culmination of all the recruits’ previous training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lcpl. Colin Harper)

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force patrol while conducting a training raid at Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii, a local water park, during Realistic Urban Training Exercise 22.1 (RUTEX) in Kapolei, Hawaii, Jan. 11, 2022. The purpose of the RUTEX is to incorporate the specialized individual and small-unit skills of the MEU and conduct high-intensity, advanced and complex Marine Air Ground Task Force operations in order to prepare MEUs and other designated forces to support the geographic combatant commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Haley Fourmet Gustavsen)
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RUTEX 22.1 Raid

U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force patrol while conducting a training raid at Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii, a local water park, during Realistic Urban Training Exercise 22.1 (RUTEX) in Kapolei, Hawaii, Jan. 11, 2022. The purpose of the RUTEX is to incorporate the specialized individual and small-unit skills of the MEU and conduct high-intensity, [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Miguel Garciavalle, a satellite technician with Headquarters and Support Company, 3d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, carries a simulated casualty during the Brahma Challenge at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 10, 2022. The two-day battalion competition consisted of a series of challenges including tactical combat casualty care, live-fire ranges, and combat conditioning to test individual combat effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brayden Daniel)
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V31 Conducts Brahma Challenge

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Miguel Garciavalle, a satellite technician with Headquarters and Support Company, 3d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, carries a simulated casualty during the Brahma Challenge at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 10, 2022. The two-day battalion competition consisted of a series of challenges including tactical combat casualty care, live-fire ranges, and combat [Read More …]