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20

Jul

2014

MWSS-274 conducts command, control training at Camp Davis

Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Heins, Marine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis

Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 conducted a command and control exercise at Marine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis as a part of a squadron-wide training event July 14.  The squadron went to the field to enhance their operational readiness by establishing a mock forward operating base to conduct forward arming and refueling point operations.




20

Jul

2014

MWSS-274 conducts command, control training at Camp Davis

Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Heins, Marine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis

Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 conducted a command and control exercise at Marine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis as a part of a squadron-wide training event July 14.  The squadron went to the field to enhance their operational readiness by establishing a mock forward operating base to conduct forward arming and refueling point operations.




20

Jul

2014

Marines showcase Osprey in Sapporo Air Show

Cpl. Henry J. Antenor, Sapporo Okadama Airport, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, showcased two MV-22 Ospreys as static displays during the Sapporo Air Show at Sapporo Okadama Airport, July 20. The Marine pilots and crew members flew from Okinawa July 18 and made stops at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and Yokota Air Base before




18

Jul

2014

Meeting LS3: Marines experiment with military robotics

Sgt. Sarah Dietz, KAHUKU TRAINING AREA, Hawaii

The Legged Squad Support System concept has taken five years to develop by Boston Dynamics and $2 million to create. It is now being thrown into the heart of Kahuku Training Area, completely controlled and field tested by five young Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment.




18

Jul

2014

Military, local community compete in 2014 John D. Kaupiko Canoe Regatta

Kristen Wong, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii

KANEOHE BAY — Cheers erupted from the shoreline as canoe paddlers from more than a dozen Oahu canoe clubs competed in the John D. Kaupiko Regatta in Kaneohe Bay, near Hangar 101, July 13, 2014.




18

Jul

2014

H&HS commanding officer relinquishes command

Cpl. Max Pennington, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif

Lt. Col. Daniel J. Levasseur relinquished command of Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron to Lt. Col. Mitchell A. Criger during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 18.




18

Jul

2014

Recruit recovers from torn ACL to become Marine

Sgt. Walter D. Marino II, San Diego

When he felt a tweak in his knee during a training exercise, Lance Cpl. Calvin J. Gutierrez, Platoon 2101, Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, had no idea the severity of the injury.  For eight days he tried to push through the swelling and pain. But when his drill instructors noticed him limping through training, they made an appointment




18

Jul

2014

Youngest of seven siblings intends to earn BA in USMC

Sgt. Marino II, San Diego

For many, the confidence chamber, where recruits are exposed to chlorobenzylidene malonitrile, a non-lethal tear gas, is a horribly terrifying experience.   But for Recruit Esteban AldereteGonzalez, Platoon 3201, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, it was just another challenge in his goal of becoming a United States Marine.  “A lot of




18

Jul

2014

Recruits tear through confidence chamber

Cpl. Tyler Viglione, SAN DIEGO

As recruits enter the chamber and the doors shut, the hazy smoke fills up the room. They know there is only one way out, conquering the gas.  Recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, conquered the confidence chamber at Edson Range at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 14.  The purpose of the chamber event is to ensure




18

Jul

2014

Taking down an opponent using MCMAP techniques

Sgt. Walter D. Marino II, San Diego

When it comes to recruit training, having fun isn’t what many would expect to occur while learning techniques for hand-to-hand combat. But that is exactly what happened for many recruits from Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion.  Recruits of Company K learned unarmed manipulations as part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training





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