MARINE CORPS PHOTOS

Keyword: Category: Tag: Sort By:
U.S. Marines from the 1st Marine Division and their French counterparts gather at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery to commemorate their fallen heroes in Belleau, France on May 31, 2015. This Memorial Day ceremony was held in honor of the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Akeel Austin/Released)
Download Full Image Photo Details
Marines with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to dive into a pool and tread water with scuba equipment in a Special Operations Command screener during a pre-dive course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 25 – June 5, 2015. During the exercise the students treaded water for five minutes with scuba equipment followed immediately by the Marines inflating their life preserver orally and swimming to the opposite end of the pool.
Download Full Image Photo Details
A Marine with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, finishes an open water swim during a final training event known as ‘The Fin’ during a pre-dive course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 25 – June 5, 2015. The fin is a swimming test in which the Marines must complete a 500-meter swim while wearing utilities, goggles, a life preserver, and swimming fins in a certain amount of time.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Sergeant Timothy Ashe, a reconnaissance Marine with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, finishes the drown-proofing event during a Special Operations Command screener during a pre-dive course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 25 – June 5, 2015. During the drown-proofing event the Marines performed various exercises with their feet and hands tied together behind their back with no rest between each exercise.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Sergeant Timothy Ashe a reconnaissance Marine with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, finishes the drown-proofing event during a Special Operations Command screener during a pre-dive course aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 25 – June 5, 2015. During the drown-proofing event the Marines performed various exercises with their feet and hands tied together behind their back with no rest between each exercise.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Marines with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to dive and perform underwater knot-tying in a Special Operation Command screener during a pre-dive course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 25 – June 5, 2015. The students had to tie five knots underwater; having only five separate breathing opportunities with only 30 seconds on the surface of the water between tying each knot.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion use combat maneuvering skills to close with a simulated enemy during a live-fire and maneuver exercise at a range aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 6, 2015. “This is what infantry is,” said Sgt. Christian Sampson, a combat engineer with the company. “As engineers, most people assume that we build stuff and blow stuff up, but we basically are infantry units trained as engineers.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. David N. Hersey/Released)
Download Full Image Photo Details
Marines with Bravo Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, take a defensive position during a live-fire and maneuver exercise at a range aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 6, 2015. The training simulated the Marine’s response to encountering an enemy attack while on patrol. “If we work together in this training we’ll already know our plans, call signs and signals,” said Sgt. Christian Sampson, a combat engineer with the company. “We’ll have a plan laid out already so when we get in a fight we’ll know what to do.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. David N. Hersey/Released)
Download Full Image Photo Details
U.S. Marines and Sailors watch as the Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus presents the Navy Cross to the family members of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 8, 2015. Sgt. Rafael Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously after sacrificing his life by absorbing the blast of an enemy grenade and shielding fellow Marines only feet away while serving with Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division, in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus presents the Navy Cross to Rosa Peralta, the mother of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Sgt. Rafael Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously after sacrificing his life by absorbing the blast of an enemy grenade and shielding fellow Marines only feet away while serving with Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004.
Download Full Image Photo Details
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, Commanding General of the I Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks during a Navy Cross Presentation Ceremony held in honor of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Sgt. Rafael Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously after sacrificing his life by absorbing the blast of an enemy grenade and shielding fellow Marines only feet away while serving with Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks at a Navy Cross Presentation Ceremony in honor of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Sgt. Rafael Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross posthumously after sacrificing his life by absorbing the blast of an enemy grenade and shielding fellow Marines only feet away while serving with Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hugs Rosa Peralta, the mother of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, during a ceremony held in his honor at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in support of Operation Al Fajr in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004, where he covered an enemy grenade with his body protect his fellow Marines.
Download Full Image Photo Details
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hugs Rosa Peralta, the mother of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, during a ceremony held in his honor at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in support of Operation Al Fajr in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004, where he covered an enemy grenade with his body protect his fellow Marines.
Download Full Image Photo Details
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jamie Andrade, a motor transport operatorwith Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, stands with Rosa Peralta, the mother of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, during a Navy Cross Presentation Ceremony held in his honor aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 8, 2015. Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in support of Operation Al Fajr in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004, where he covered an enemy grenade with his body protect his fellow Marines.
Download Full Image Photo Details
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jamie Andrade, a motor transport operatorwith Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, and Rosa Peralta, the mother of the late Sgt. Rafael Peralta, attend a Navy Cross Ceremony held in his honor at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 8, 2015. Peralta was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in support of Operation Al Fajr in Fallujah, Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Nov. 15, 2004, where he covered an enemy grenade with his body protect his fellow Marines.
Download Full Image Photo Details