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Jan

2015

Romanian Soldiers, Black Sea Rotational Force Marines partner for Platinum Lion

Lance Cpl. Ryan Young, Defense Media Activity

The Romanian soldiers listened intently to their commander, 2nd Lt. Vasile Ionut, as he laid out the plan of action. The commander had to ensure each of his men knew their exact role in the upcoming attack.Ionut and his platoon, from the 495th Infantry Battalion, Romanian Land Forces, are participants in Platinum Lion 15.1, a multi-national




20

Jan

2015

Next Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Announced

Office of Marine Corps Communication, Defense Media Activity

The Commandant of the Marine Corps announced today the selection of Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green as the next Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps.“It gives me great pleasure to name Sgt. Maj. Green as the 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps,” said Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the commandant of the Marine Corps.  “His dynamic leadership is well known




20

Jan

2015

Locate, close with and destroy

Cpl. Tony Simmons, Marine Corps Forces Central Command

The mission of the Marine Corps rifle squad is to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy assault by fire and close combat. A lesson Marines are taught in boot camp, which is carried throughout their entire career.Marines with 2nd Platoon, Bravo Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and Security




20

Jan

2015

Rocket Patrol; U.S. Marines,soldiers search for impact site

Cpl. Carson Gramley, Marine Corps Forces Central Command

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force  Crisis Response - Central Command, Task Force Al Asad, conducted a patrol aboard Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, Jan. 4, 2015, to help find remnants of 122 mm rockets fired at coalition forces.Marines escorted members of a U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, TF Al Asad, around the base to find and




16

Jan

2015

Gunny sets example, receives Washingtonian Award

Sgt. Jose D. Lujano, Defense Media Activity

Gunnery Sgt. Tawanda “Tee” Hanible’s work, in and out of uniform, continues the legacy of heroes positively impacting their Corps and Country. Tee serves as the administration chief with Company D, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. After her transfer to Quantico in 2011, she




16

Jan

2015

26th MEU personnel return to North Carolina

Staff Sgt. Edward R. Guevara Jr., Defense Media Activity

More than 100 Marines and sailors assigned to 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit returned to their home station in eastern North Carolina, Jan. 13-15, after a five-month deployment where they were based in Morón, Spain; Mihail Kogălniceanu, Romania and Sigonella, Italy.The service members from 26th MEU took control Aug. 4, 2014, as the command element




16

Jan

2015

Integrated Task Force infantry Marines conduct grenadier training

Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force

On a morning where Camp Lejeune residents were issued a winter weather advisory, infantry Marines with Company A, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, bundled their bodies with warming layers and endured the freezing rain as they conducted grenadier training in the Verona Loop Training area, Jan. 14, 2015. While the training focused on the




16

Jan

2015

Marine Corps to conduct onsite, online survey for dress/service cover, prototype female dress blue coat

Lance Cpl. Remington Hall, Headquarters Marine Corps

Marine Corps Systems Command will conduct a travelling survey regarding the new prototype female dress blue coat and improved dress/service cover from Jan. 23 to Feb. 27.   The survey team is scheduled to travel to different Marine Corps installations to conduct a limited user evaluation. The results of the survey will be used as recommendations




16

Jan

2015

Futenma Marines rehearse arrested landing safety procedures

Lance Cpl. Janessa K. Pon, III MEF/MCIPAC Consolidated Public Affairs Office

Marines executed arrested landing safety training Jan. 9 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.The Marines are expeditionary airfield systems technicians with Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron, MCAS Futenma, Marine Corps Installations Pacific-Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Japan.In an arrested landing, either a safety barrier or other equipment,




16

Jan

2015

CLB-31 HAST responds to disaster scenario

Lance Cpl. Tyler Ngiraswei, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

On March 11, 2011, the worst undersea earthquake to affect Japan struck at a magnitude of 9.0 off the coast of Honshu creating waves exceeding one-hundred feet in height. The waves swept inland, taking the lives of more than 15,000 people and injuring thousands more. The survivors were left with damaged roads, buildings and industrial facilities,





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