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SCHOFIELD BARRACKS – Marines with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company and U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to conduct a high altitude airborne jump at Schofield Barracks, July 14, 2017. The Marines trained with U.S. Army Special Forces to maintain proficiency in completing static line and high altitude free fall airborne jumps.
U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 pull a Humvee at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, July 21, 2017. The USO hosted a field meet and cookout for MALS-12, which included several competitions such as grappling, pull-ups and a Humvee pull.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dominic Schulte, left, a flight equipment technician with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, teaches Lance Cpl. Dahee Park, an aircraft rescue firefighter with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, the ins and outs of the cockpit in an F/A-18C Hornet at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, July 19, 2017. Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Marines visited the aircraft display to familiarize themselves with the aircraft so they can be more efficient in emergency situations. (U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera)
Daniel Wilson, a patient attending Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, smiles after getting his teeth inspected by a Navy Corpsman at Amite High School in Amite, La., July 15, 2017. Several of the patients attending the IRT came for dental services such as fillings, simple dental extractions, screenings for oral cancer and examinations for sports medicine injuries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft lifts off from a hilltop during Exercise Talisman Saber 17 on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 18, 2017. The MV-22B is the Marine Corps’ only tiltrotor aircraft. It lifts-off like a helicopter, but tilts its rotors forward mid-flight to fly like an airplane. The Osprey belongs to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), part of the Aviation Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 17 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces.
From left to right: U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Christopher J. Garza, sergeant major of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Brian Wottowa, director of Integrated Program Management Office with the Defense Policy Review Initiative, Yoshihiko Fukuda, mayor of Iwakuni City, U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard F. Fuerst, commanding officer of MCAS Iwakuni, Takahiro Sugawara, director general of Chugoku-Shikoku Defense Bureau, and John Lackie, deputy director of IPMO with DPRI, pose for a photo during a tour of Kizuna Stadium in Iwakuni City, Japan, July 19, 2017.  Joint efforts between MCAS Iwakuni personnel, the locals of Iwakuni City and Fukuda have led to the upcoming completion of the stadium for U.S. service members, their families and local Japanese.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego)
Marines with Golf Battery, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, fire an M777A2 155 mm howitzer as part of direct-fire training during Exercise Talisman Saber 17 on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 17, 2017. BLT 3/5 is the Ground Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and is exploring state-of-the-art concepts and technologies as the dedicated force for Sea Dragon 2025, a Marine Corps initiative to prepare for future battles. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces. The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 17 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Marines with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, spend a few minutes  of pause as the sun sets at the end of day five of Exercise Talisman Saber 17 on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 17, 2017. BLT 3/5, the Ground Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is exploring state-of-the-art concepts and technologies as the dedicated force for Sea Dragon 2025, a Marine Corps initiative to prepare for future battles. The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 17 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces.
A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 takes off at Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, July 12, 2017. VMFA-232 has been conducting exercises with the JASDF as part of the Aviation Training Relocation program, which is designed to increase operational readiness and interoperability between U.S. and Japanese forces, and reduce local noise impacts by dispersing unilateral jet-fighter training of U.S. forces in Japan.
Explosive ordnance disposal Marines conducted emergency destruct training at Target Island, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, July 14, 2017. The island is located near the air station and is used as a training site for EOD Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carlos Jimenez)
An M1A1 Abrams battle tank fires a round at a simulated target during a combined arms range for Iron Wolf 17 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 14, 2017. Iron Wolf 17 is a multi-unit exercise designed to simulate battlefield conditions Marines may face while deployed. The tanks are from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. (United States Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jon Sosner)
Marines with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38 work inside the smaller tactical air direction center , during exercise HYDRA 1-17, at East Miramar, California, June 6. HYDRA 1-17 simulated ship-to-shore movement by employing a TADC and integrated with a Navy tactical air control center. A TADC is a task-organized site which performs all or most of the Marine TACC functions but is employed in a subordinate role.
Marines with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38 and Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38 work inside the larger version of the tactical air direction center, during exercise HYDRA 1-17, at East Miramar, California, June 8. HYDRA 1-17 simulated ship-to-shore movement by employing a TADC and integrated with a Navy tactical air control center. A TADC is a task-organized site that performs all or most of the Marine tactical air command center functions but is employed in a subordinate role.
Marines with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38 work inside the smaller tactical air direction center, during exercise HYDRA 1-17, at East Miramar, California, June 6. HYDRA 1-17 simulated ship-to-shore movement by employing a TADC and integrated with a Navy tactical air control center. A TADC is a task-organized site which performs all or most of the Marine TACC functions but is employed in a subordinate role.
Capt. Tywan Turner, left, MTACS-38 weapons and tactics training program officer, shows the tactical air direction center to (from left to right) Col. Chris Richie, former commanding officer of Marine Air Control Group 38, Sgt. Maj. Larry B. Buenefe, sergeant major of MACG-38, Maj. Kalani Creutzburg, supply officer for MACG-38, Maj. Michal Carlson, operations officer of MACG-38, and Lt. Col. James K. McBride, Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38 commanding officer, at East Miramar, California, June 8. MTACS-38 conducted exercise HYDRA 1-17 to simulate ship-to-shore movement by employing a TADC and integrated with a Navy tactical air control center.
Lance Cpl. Michael Ruiz, a mechanic with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, sits inside a 7-ton truck before small-arms and machine gun marksmanship training on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, during Exercise Talisman Saber 17, July 16, 2017. Ruiz, 20, is a native of Riverside, California and graduate of Bueno High School. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 provide essential support to the Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while supporting Talisman Saber 17. The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 17 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 fire M249 Squad Automatic Weapons as part of small-arms and machine gun marksmanship training during Exercise Talisman Saber 17 on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 16, 2017. Marines with CLB-31 provide essential support to the Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit while supporting Talisman Saber 17. The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 17 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces.
Maj. Gen. Walter L. Miller, Jr. gives a speech during II Marine Expeditionary Force’s relief, appointment, and retirement ceremony at Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 14, 2017. During the ceremony, Miller relinquished his post as commanding general of II MEF to Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund as the commanding general of II MEF.
Sgt. Chris P. Tellef, a fire team leader with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, measures a water jet nozzle during the 3-D Printing Training Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 20, 2017. Marines from various sections of SPMAGTF-SC attended the two-day training hosted by General Support Maintenance Company, 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, in order to gain hands-on experience with 3-D printers and receive instruction in computer-aided design, file creation and manufacturing.
Sgt. Kenneth R. Storvick, a squad leader with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, watches a three-dimensional printer create his design during the 3-D Printing Training Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 20, 2017. Marines from various sections of SPMAGTF-SC attended the two-day training hosted by General Support Maintenance Company, 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, in order to gain hands-on experience with 3-D printers and receive instruction in computer-aided design, file creation and manufacturing.