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A U.S. Amphibious Assault Vehicle is guided onshore during exercise Bold Alligator 17 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017.  Bold Alligator 17 is a multinational, naval amphibious exercise that focuses on combined training of multiple forces executing complex shaping, amphibious, and sea basing operations to improve U.S. and coalition ship-to-shore capabilities.
U.S. Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload emergency care items at the St. Thomas Cyril E. King Airport, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 12, 2017. The 26th MEU worked jointly with Department of Defense services and Federal Emergency Management Agency staff to provide food, water, and other essential care items in support of Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, pilot a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation Oct. 25, 2017. The training consisted of refueling the air station’s F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and F/A-18C Hornets with VMFA-251 based out of MCAS Iwakuni. This training was conducted at night to improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency.
An F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 based out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, conducts a nighttime aerial refueling training operation with a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 based out of MCAS Iwakuni Oct. 25, 2017. The training was conducted at night to improve operational readiness and enhance pilot proficiency.
Royal Marines make their way to their first infiltration point for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines make their way to their first infiltration point for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
A Royal Marine checks his GPS before participating in a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines dock a Zodiac Combat Rubber Raiding Craft during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
A Royal Marine applies camouflage paint to his face for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines make their way to their first infiltration point for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines depart on Zodiac Combat Rubber Raiding Crafts for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines make their way to their first infiltration point for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
A Royal Marine applies camouflage paint to his face for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines depart on Zodiac Combat Rubber Raiding Crafts for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines prepare their gear for a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
Royal Marines dock a Zodiac Combat Rubber Raiding Craft during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
A Royal Marine checks his GPS before participating in a ground insertion operation during Bold Alligator 17 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 20, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations to refine and strengthen core amphibious competencies critical to maritime power projection.
U.S. Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Information Group, fire M2 Browning .50 caliber machine gun during a live fire training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017. The importance of this exercise was to prepare the Marines for their upcoming deployment with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
A Marine with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Information Group, loads the M240B machine gun during a live fire training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017.The importance of this exercise was to prepare the Marines for their upcoming deployment with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
U.S. Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Information Group, engage targets with the M249 squad automatic weapons during a live fire training exercise at range 407C on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017. The importance of this exercise was to prepare the Marines for their upcoming deployment with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.