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Red patchers support supplies April 27, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with red patches braced themselves against rotor wash as a helicopter rose over a 7,000 – pound cinder block, ready to lift. Buffeted by the wind, the Marines...
Marine EOD technicians to hone expeditionary tactics in joint environment April 14, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, IEDs became a global symbol of terrorism. The threat created a warrior niche within the Marine Corps. Intelligent, hands-on Marines...
Training for fire April 6, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
"Bunker drill!"In response to the alert, four Marines spring into action, donning their flame retardant uniforms. They race to put their helmets on as a Marine cries “twenty...
Twin Dragons: 31st MEU storms beaches, ranges during Ssang Yong 16 March 21, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
“Attention landing force, standby for call aways,” comes over the 1MC. Upon hearing the call, Marines and sailors begin hastily throwing packs on their backs and grabbing...
One team, one fight: JASDF, Marines participate in professional military exchange program March 2, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with base operations welcomed Japan Air Self Defense Force Staff Sgt. Shinya Nishida to their unit through the professional military exchange program February 17-26 on...
Spring deployment: Marines, Navy take to the water during integration training Feb. 23, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
“A ship without Marines is like a garment without buttons.”The Marines and Navy come a long way since Navy Adm. David D. Porter penned those words to Col. John Harris, the...
Marine Corps Combat Shooting Team members coach shooting competition Feb. 22, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
The Okinawa sun hangs high in the sky and glints off of brass from deployed rounds are scattered across the firing line as service members engage targets at high speed during...
31st MEU mechanics keep green machine afloat Feb. 18, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
The United States Marine Corps is known for its amphibious nature, which is supported in part by the Corps’ amphibious vehicles. These vehicles have helped the Marines achieve...
U.S. Marines helocast with Royal Thai, Republic of Korea Marines during Cobra Gold 16 Feb. 16, 2016, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines helocasted from an MV-22B Osprey Feb. 10, 2016 for the first time in a joint environment during exercise Cobra Gold 16 in...
Winter warriors fire up spirit of brotherhood Feb. 11, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines and Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Soldiers waded through frozen creeks and seemingly unending fields of snow together during Forest Light 16-2. Day and night,...