1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment conducts live-fire maneuver drills in Okinawa

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Felix Vera, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, observes targets downrange during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills working together as a unit and maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Felix Vera, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, observes targets downrange during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills working together as a unit and maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Felix Vera, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, observes targets downrange during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills working together as a unit and maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, conduct live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as a lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, conduct live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as a lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Moise Cherry, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, patrols during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as a lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeff Starben, a team leader with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, fires at a target during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. “When I was a junior Marine, I looked up to all the team leaders and squad leaders I had, and I thought they were some of the most badass people I had ever seen,” said Starben, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. “They could lift the heaviest weight and knew everything they needed to know about being an infantryman. I thought they were the coolest people to ever walk this earth and I wanted to be just like them.” This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as a lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jordan Frazier, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, fires an M72 light anti-armor weapon during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as a lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, finish their live-fire range on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. This type of live-fire and maneuver training provides Marines the opportunity to improve their skills in maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platooon levels, as well as improve how they work together as lethal cohesive unit. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Felix Vera, a rifleman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, observes targets downrange during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills working together as a unit and maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeff Starben, a team leader with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, pauses during live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. “When I was a junior Marine, I looked up to all the team leaders and squad leaders I had, and I thought they were some of the most badass people I had ever seen,” said Starben, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. “They could lift the heaviest weight and knew everything they needed to know about being an infantryman. I thought they were the coolest people to ever walk this earth and I wanted to be just like them.” The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills working together as a unit and maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division under the unit deployment program, conduct live-fire maneuver drills on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 18, 2020. The live-fire and maneuver range provides Marines with an opportunity to refine their skills of effectively working together as a unit and honing their skills of maneuvering, communicating and firing at the squad and platoon levels. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)

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