U.S. Marines Conduct EAB Operations

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans (left) and Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022.  The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan, and Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans (left) and Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan, and Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans (left) and Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022.  The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan, and Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans (left) and Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan, and Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Christopher Hartl (left) and Lance Cpl. Austin Hurkmans, both Low Altitude Air Defense gunners with 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, provide surface-to-air defense using the FIM-92 Stinger on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Hartl is a native of Mukilteo, Washington, and Hurkmans is a native of Marquette, Michigan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marine Sgt. Gene Ticzon, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System chief with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, loads an M240B machine gun mounted on a HIMARS launcher on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Ticzon  is a native of Dallas, Texas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Gene Ticzon, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System chief with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, loads an M240B machine gun mounted on a HIMARS launcher on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Ticzon is a native of Dallas, Texas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, process notional High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fire missions from a concealed position on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garcia-Washburn, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System operator with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, conceals a HIMARS launcher on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Garcia-Washburn is a native of Las Cruces, New Mexico. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garcia-Washburn, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System operator with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, conceals a HIMARS launcher on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Garcia-Washburn is a native of Las Cruces, New Mexico. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garc
U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garcia-Washburn, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System operator with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, provides security on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Garcia-Washburn is a native of Las Cruces, New Mexico. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garc
U.S. Marine Cpl. Drizzt Garcia-Washburn, a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System operator with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, conceals a HIMARS launcher on Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 28, 2022. The training demonstrates the joint force’s ability to integrate command and control, expand battlefield awareness, and conduct long-range precision strikes as an enduring, stand-in-force. Garcia-Washburn is a native of Las Cruces, New Mexico. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

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