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Oct

2015

Marines Exchange Precision Weapons Training during KMEP 15-13

LCpl. Steven Tran, III Marine Expeditionary Force

U.S. Marines exchanged scout sniper training and tactics with Republic of Korea Marines as part of Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-13 on Baengnyeong Island, Sept. 9-11, 2015. KMEP, a regularly scheduled training exercise between Marines of the ROK and U.S., is carried out in good faith between the two nations and highlights the invaluable




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Oct

2015

U.S., ROK Marines compete for best ranger at KMEP 15-12

Cpl. Tyler Giquere, III Marine Expeditionary Force

The U.S. and Republic of Korea flags lowered to half-mast, commemorating the 14th anniversary of the events on Sept. 11, 2001. After a moment of silence, Marines from both countries got ready for one last challenge here: a grueling obstacle course to cap off Korean Ranger School.The ranger school was part of Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-12, a




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Jul

2015

Prepositioning force bolsters III MEF’s expeditionary capabilities

Courtesy Story, III Marine Expeditionary Force

A Maritime Prepositioning Force is one of many facets of the Marine Corps amphibious capabilities. It provides rapid and expeditionary deployment of personnel and equipment, which allows III Marine Expeditionary Force to maintain operations and meet mission goals in the Asia-Pacific Region. On June 13, the United States Naval Ship 2nd Lt. John Bobo




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Jul

2015

KMEP 15-11 concludes with culminating event

Lance Cpl. Samantha Villarreal, III MEF/MCIPAC Consolidated Public Affairs Office

Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines test their knowledge of military operations in urban terrain during the culminating event of Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-11 in Pohang, May 16, 2015.During the course of KMEP 15-11, ROK and U.S. Marines exchanged law enforcement techniques, tactics and procedures while enhancing relations across the Korean




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Apr

2015

U.S., ROK Marines strengthen alliance through annual exercise

Staff Sgt. Joseph Digirolamo, Defense Media Activity

Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines completed a large-scale bilateral exercise here April 1. Approximately 4,500 ROK Marines and sailors worked alongside 2,200 U.S. Marine and 2,000 Navy personnel during Korean Marine Exchange Program ‘15 to improve their combined amphibious capabilities. “It is not always easy to integrate with the language