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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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