U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Albert Villalobos, an infantry rifleman with 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, currently attached to 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division, as part of the Unit Deployment Program, fires an M240B machine gun in a live-fire range during exercise Fuji Viper 21.1 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, on Oct. 8, 2020. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines demonstrated their proficiency in infantry and combined arms tactics through a series of distributed lethality exercises. Villalobos is a native of Miami, Florida. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
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U.S. Marines participate in a live-fire machine gun range during exercise Fuji Viper 21.1

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Albert Villalobos, an infantry rifleman with 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, currently attached to 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division, as part of the Unit Deployment Program, fires an M240B machine gun in a live-fire range during exercise Fuji Viper 21.1 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, on Oct. 8, 2020. During this [Read More …]

Soldiers assigned to 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and the Indonesian 431st Para Raider Infantry Battalion executed patrol lanes during the 2020 Indonesia Platoon Exchange at the 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy Jungle course on November 21, 2020 in order to familiarize themselves with jungle operation tactics, techniques, and procedures required to fight, win, and survive within any tropical jungle environment. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Angelo Mejia)
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Indonesia Platoon Exchange 2020: Lightning Academy Patrol Lanes

Soldiers assigned to 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and the Indonesian 431st Para Raider Infantry Battalion executed patrol lanes during the 2020 Indonesia Platoon Exchange at the 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy Jungle course on November 21, 2020 in order to familiarize themselves with jungle operation tactics, techniques, and procedures required to [Read More …]

Jennifer Mangan, a Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni resident, handles a Shirohebi, also known as the Iwakuni white snake, during the Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine visit in Iwakuni City, Japan, Nov. 6, 2020. The Marine Corps Community Services Cultural Adaptation Program coordinated the Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine visit for MCAS Iwakuni residents in order to give them the opportunity to visit the shrine participate in traditions and interacted with the white snakes that live there.
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MCAS Iwakuni Residents Visit The Shirohebi (Whitesnake) Shrine

Jennifer Mangan, a Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni resident, handles a Shirohebi, also known as the Iwakuni white snake, during the Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine visit in Iwakuni City, Japan, Nov. 6, 2020. The Marine Corps Community Services Cultural Adaptation Program coordinated the Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine visit for MCAS Iwakuni residents in order to give them the opportunity to visit [Read More …]

U.S. Soldiers, with Alpha Troop, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, pose for a photo with a M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle and a AH-64 Apache Helicopter in the Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, Nov. 23, 2020. The soldiers are in Syria to support the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) mission. CJTF remains committed to working by, with, and through our partners to ensure the enduring defeat of Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jensen Guillory)
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M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles in Northeast Syria

U.S. Soldiers, with Alpha Troop, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, pose for a photo with a M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle and a AH-64 Apache Helicopter in the Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, Nov. 23, 2020. The soldiers are in Syria to support the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) [Read More …]

Sgt. Kayla Brook, an Intelligence Analyst assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, OK, fires an M2 Browning during a weapon familiarization range conducted on November 28, 2020, while deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve. The 75th Field Artillery Brigade is currently operating as the Force Field Artillery Headquarters for Task Force Spartan Shield in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin D. Biven / 75th Field Artillery Brigade)
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Diamond Brigade Conducts Weapon Familiarization Range In Middle East

Sgt. Kayla Brook, an Intelligence Analyst assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, OK, fires an M2 Browning during a weapon familiarization range conducted on November 28, 2020, while deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve. The 75th Field Artillery Brigade is currently operating as the Force [Read More …]