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May

2016

U.S. Soldiers explain, demonstrate unmanned aerial vehicle concepts to Mongolian Armed Forces

Cpl. Janessa Pon, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

U.S. Soldiers with 8th Military Police Brigade conducted a demonstration on unmannned aerial vehicles for members of the Mongolian Armed Forces during Khaan Quest 2016 at Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The training provided MAF members with a deeper understanding of the purpose and operations of UAVs and how they can be used




26

May

2016

Trial, tribulation mold Marine

, Defense Media Activity

People from across the United States face challenges that influence and define who they will become in the future, and for some their destiny is controlled by their past. For Sgt. Jacques Yves Duroseau however, he persevered and reached his goal of becoming a Marine despite his challenges. Duroseau, a Haiti native, had been inspired to become a




26

May

2016

Marines, Jordanians conduct squad attacks during Eager Lion 16

Cpl. Paul S. Martinez, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines with 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division and the Jordanian 77th Marines Battalion honed conducted squad attacks as part of Eager Lion 16 in Al Quweyrah, Jordan, May 19.The focus of the training was fire and maneuver as a squad, which was put to the test with a patrol before taking simulated enemy fire. From there,




26

May

2016

Crisis response Marines, French Gendarmerie conducts riot control training

Sgt. Tia Nagle, Marine Corps Forces Africa

U.S. Marines formed a human barricade alongside members of the French National Gendarmerie to protect a simulated U.S. Embassy during a riot control exercise at the National Gendarmerie Training Center in St. Astier, France, May 12-15, 2016.The Marines held their ground while rioters threw flaming Molotov cocktails and rubber bricks, dispersing the




25

May

2016

Marine Corps Shooting Team charge, fire through AASAM

Sgt. Terence Brady, Defense Media Activity

Pounding footsteps from warriors could be heard from a distance as the Marine Corps Battle Colors swayed with a team of Marines with the Marine Corps Shooting Team as they charged through the Section Match May 17, 2016 at Puckapunyal Military Area, Victoria, Australia. The event was part of the final week of Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting




24

May

2016

Marine Reserves roar in kingdom of Jordan's Eager Lion 2016

Master Sgt. William Price, Marine Forces Command

Marine reservists from Marine Corps Forces Reserves recently took advantage of a new administrative order that allows them to conduct annual training in an imminent danger pay area, during Exercise Eager Lion 2016, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, conducted May 15-24.MARADMIN 016/16 announced a change to DoD policy for Reserve Component and




24

May

2016

Man down: MRF-D simulates casualty evacuation

Cpl. Mandaline Hatch, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin

Marines and sailors with Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, simulated casualty evacuations in a training area outside of Roberson Barracks, Northern Territory, Australia, on May 20, 2016. “We were on a basic patrol,” said Sgt. Joseph R. Slizewski, a rifleman. “A couple hundred meters in one of our guys in




24

May

2016

II MEF Marines conduct MEFEX 16

Sgt. Kirstin Merrimarahajara, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force participated in MEFEX 16, May 9-19, 2016.MEFEX 16 is a command and control exercise conducted in a simulated deployed environment designed to synchronize and bring to bear the full spectrum of II Marine Expeditionary Force's C2 capabilities in support of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Conducting exercises




24

May

2016

VMM-163 (Rein.) supports 11th MEU during Pre-deployment training

Lance Cpl. Harley Robinson, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163 (Reinforced) supported the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during a simulated raid on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 17. As the aviation element, VMM-163 (Rein.) provided transportation for the ground Marines with MV-22B Ospreys and a CH-53E Super Stallion and provided oversight of




23

May

2016

2nd Combat Engineer Battalion knocks down doors

Lance Cpl. Brianna Gaudi, II Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines with Mobility Assault Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, conducted breaching operations to sustain and improve their capabilities for accomplishing their mission at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 19, 2016.The Marines practiced the basic engineering skills necessary for breaching by making charges, otherwise known as explosives, to





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