U.S. Marines Corps Cpl. Jackson Secrest, a rifleman with 3d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division fires at a target as part of Range 10 on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, November 9th, 2021. Range 10 provides effective and intense high angle training for 3d Marines’ scout snipers and designated marksmen. (U.S. Marine Crops photo by Cpl. Juan Carpanzano)
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3/3 Snipers Conduct High Angle Shoot On MCBH

U.S. Marines Corps Cpl. Jackson Secrest, a rifleman with 3d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division fires at a target as part of Range 10 on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, November 9th, 2021. Range 10 provides effective and intense high angle training for 3d Marines’ scout snipers and designated marksmen. (U.S. Marine Crops photo by Cpl. Juan Carpanzano)

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12 Headquarters take part in a 3-mile run at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines and Sailors with MAG-12 took part in a 3-mile run to commemorate the 246th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)
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MAG-12 Marines take part in Birthday Run

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12 Headquarters take part in a 3-mile run at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines and Sailors with MAG-12 took part in a 3-mile run to commemorate the 246th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)

U.S. Navy Hospitalman Donovan Johnson, a corpsman with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 demonstrates how to clear an airway during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) class as part of field training exercise Kamoshika Wrath 21 at Haramura Maneuver Area, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 18, 2021. The exercise consisted of tactical convoys, TCCC classes, joint light tactical vehicle training, and other squadron readiness requirements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien Wright)
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Kamoshika Wrath: Tactical Combat Casualty Care Class

U.S. Navy Hospitalman Donovan Johnson, a corpsman with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171, demonstrates how to apply an IV to U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Ryan Hedgcorth, Support Company commander with MWSS-171, during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) class at Haramura Maneuver Area, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Oct. 18, 2021. Exercise Kamoshika Wrath 21 consisted of tactical convoys, TCCC classes, [Read More …]

A recruit with Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, go through the Crucible on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Oct. 22, 2021. During the 24 individual events of the Crucible, recruits are broken down into squads to face challenges that test their physical strength and teamwork skills they've developed throughout training. (U.S. Marine Corps Photos by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
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Papa Company Crucible

A recruit with Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, go through the Crucible on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Oct. 22, 2021. During the 24 individual events of the Crucible, recruits are broken down into squads to face challenges that test their physical strength and teamwork skills they’ve developed throughout training. (U.S. Marine Corps Photos by Lance Cpl. [Read More …]

211108-M-HB658-1192 UDARI RANGE COMPLEX, Kuwait (Nov. 8, 2021) Marine Corps High Mobility Artillery Rocket System attached the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fires a rocket during a fires interoperability exercise at Udari Range Complex, Kuwait, Nov. 8. The 11th MEU is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Donald Holbert/Released)
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11th MEU Supports HIMARS Rapid Infiltration Exercise in Kuwait

211108-M-HB658-1192 UDARI RANGE COMPLEX, Kuwait (Nov. 8, 2021) Marine Corps High Mobility Artillery Rocket System attached the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) fires a rocket during a fires interoperability exercise at Udari Range Complex, Kuwait, Nov. 8. The 11th MEU is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and [Read More …]

Special Forces soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct military free-fall training on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Nov. 3, 2021. The training demonstrated the battalion's ability to insert small teams into contested areas while avoiding hostile air defense and increased the expeditionary readiness of the Special Forces teams involved. (U. S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Maximilian C. Campbell)
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Special Forces Battalion Wide Airborne Jump

Special Forces soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct military free-fall training on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Nov. 3, 2021. The training demonstrated the battalion’s ability to insert small teams into contested areas while avoiding hostile air defense and increased the expeditionary readiness of the Special Forces teams involved. (U. S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Maximilian C. [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with Service Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3d Marine Logistics Group, participate in a regiment motivational run during the celebration of the Marine Corps’ birthday on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines with CLR-37 conduct a motivational run and cake cutting ceremony in honor of the Marine Corps’ 246th Birthday. 3d MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward-deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Courtney A. Robertson)
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CLR-37 Conducts 246th Marine Corps Birthday Moto Run and Cake Ceremony

U.S. Marines with Service Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3d Marine Logistics Group, participate in a regiment motivational run during the celebration of the Marine Corps’ birthday on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 10, 2021. Marines with CLR-37 conduct a motivational run and cake cutting ceremony in honor of the Marine Corps’ 246th Birthday. 3d MLG, based out of Okinawa, [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, maintain concealment during a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System rapid aerial insertion mission at Iwo To, Japan, Nov. 1, 2021. Upon landing, Marines swiftly moved to a concealed position and prepared to engage simulated targets. The training demonstrated 3d Marine Division’s ability to quickly deploy long range precision fires capabilities to key maritime terrain across the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
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U.S. Marines conduct a HIRAIN on Iwo To

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, move to a firing position during a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System rapid aerial insertion mission at Iwo To, Japan, Nov. 1, 2021. Upon landing, Marines swiftly moved to a concealed position and prepared to engage simulated targets. The training demonstrated 3d Marine Division’s ability to quickly deploy long range [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with 2d battalion, 8th Marines, conduct live-fire attacks during Contested Island Exercise on Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 3, 2021. This exercise demonstrated the Marines’ ability to rapidly execute a wide range of missions and displayed U.S. resolve to maintain regional security in the Indo-Pacific. 2/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alfredo Solis)
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U.S. Marines Conduct Live-Fire Attacks during Contested Island Exercise

U.S. Marines with 2d battalion, 8th Marines, conduct live-fire attacks during Contested Island Exercise on Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 3, 2021. This exercise demonstrated the Marines’ ability to rapidly execute a wide range of missions and displayed U.S. resolve to maintain regional security in the Indo-Pacific. 2/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division as part of [Read More …]

U.S. Navy corpsmen with 3d Medical Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group, prepare a simulated casualty for medical evacuation after a surgery during a field medical training exercise at Kin Blue Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 8, 2021. 3d Med Bn. regularly conducts Role 2 Medical Facility training and assessments in a field environment in preparation for future operations and contingencies. 3d MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward-deployed combat unit that serves as III Marine Expeditionary Force’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Courtney A. Robertson)
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3rd Medical Battalion Conducts Role 2 Medical Training

U.S. Navy corpsmen with 3d Medical Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group, prepare a simulated casualty for medical evacuation after a surgery during a field medical training exercise at Kin Blue Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 8, 2021. 3d Med Bn. regularly conducts Role 2 Medical Facility training and assessments in a field environment in preparation for future operations and contingencies. [Read More …]