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Apr

2015

Challenges of earning sea legs

Lance Cpl. Ryan Mains, Defense Media Activity

As an infantryman, Cpl. Jeremiah Skaggs has trained in different places around the world. He has kicked doors down at the mock urban ranges in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, trudged through the dense jungles of Okinawa, Japan, and climbed the snowy mountains of Bridgeport, California. Now, attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary




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Feb

2015

Osprey offers new experience for Philippine, U.S. Marines during fast-rope insertions

Lance Cpl. Ryan Mains, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

Philippine Marine Capt. Capt. Rogin Toledo has had a fair share of fast-roping experience, but the same operation from a tiltrotor aircraft like the MV-22B Osprey is anything but routine.“The last time I have done this type of training was six years ago, and it was off of a tower,” said Toledo, commanding officer for the 65th Philippine Marine