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An Australian Army soldier sights in on a target with a Blaser Tactical 2 Sniper Rifle during Exercise Southern Jackaroo at Mount Bundey Training Area, June 18, 2021. U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy sailors, Australian Army soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers conducted a live fire range exercising their combined long-range precision marksmanship capabilities on multiple weapons systems. Defense ties between the United States, allies and partner nations are critical to regional security, cooperation and integration of our combined capabilities. - An Australian Army soldier sights in on a target with a Blaser Tactical 2 Sniper Rifle during Exercise Southern Jackaroo at Mount Bundey Training Area, June 18, 2021. U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy sailors, Australian Army soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers conducted a live fire range exercising their combined long-range precision marksmanship capabilities on multiple weapons systems. Defense ties between the United States, allies and partner nations are critical to regional security, cooperation and integration of our combined capabilities.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Walters, a hospital corpsman with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, conducts a rifle swim during the water survival advanced course on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 17, 2021. WSA is the highest swim qualification Marines and sailors can obtain before moving onto the next echelon of becoming a Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival. The week-long course kicks off with a water survival pre screening event, and the remainder of the course consists of numerous endurance swims, life-saving techniques and applications, physical and mental conditioning, and countless swimming drills to ensure students have the confidence to not only maintain themselves but others’ lives while in the water. Walters is a native of Upland, California. - Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Walters, a hospital corpsman with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, conducts a rifle swim during the water survival advanced course on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 17, 2021. WSA is the highest swim qualification Marines and sailors can obtain before moving onto the next echelon of becoming a Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival. The week-long course kicks off with a water survival pre screening event, and the remainder of the course consists of numerous endurance swims, life-saving techniques and applications, physical and mental conditioning, and countless swimming drills to ensure students have the confidence to not only maintain themselves but others’ lives while in the water. Walters is a native of Upland, California.

Staff Sgt. Kyle Owens, a motor transportation chief with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, shows the wire housing found inside that steering wheel column of the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacements at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, April 29, 2021. When troubleshooting lighting issues, mechanics are often required to remove the steering wheel to access the wiring. Traditionally, a 10-way slide hammer kit is used to remove the wheel, often cracking the column or warping the wheel in the process. Owens designed a tool that prevents any damage to the truck while removing the steering wheel that won him an Operational Agility Team award for the Innovation Challenge. - Staff Sgt. Kyle Owens, a motor transportation chief with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, shows the wire housing found inside that steering wheel column of the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacements at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, April 29, 2021. When troubleshooting lighting issues, mechanics are often required to remove the steering wheel to access the wiring. Traditionally, a 10-way slide hammer kit is used to remove the wheel, often cracking the column or warping the wheel in the process. Owens designed a tool that prevents any damage to the truck while removing the steering wheel that won him an Operational Agility Team award for the Innovation Challenge.

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Timonthy P. Gensitskiy, an ordnance team member with Marine Light Attack Squadron 269, signals to pilots that a UH-1Y Venom helicopter’s weaponry has been disarmed after a flight at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April 28, 2021. HMLA-269 and other squadrons assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 29 are training to integrate with and support various Marine ground units as part of Service Level Training Exercise 3-21. SLTE is a series of exercises designed to prepare Marines for operations around the globe by increasing their ability to operate and conduct offensive and defensive combat operations. MAG-29 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force. - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Timonthy P. Gensitskiy, an ordnance team member with Marine Light Attack Squadron 269, signals to pilots that a UH-1Y Venom helicopter’s weaponry has been disarmed after a flight at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April 28, 2021. HMLA-269 and other squadrons assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 29 are training to integrate with and support various Marine ground units as part of Service Level Training Exercise 3-21. SLTE is a series of exercises designed to prepare Marines for operations around the globe by increasing their ability to operate and conduct offensive and defensive combat operations. MAG-29 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force.

Anil Phull, Military and Veterans staffer for Senator Krysten Sinema's office, and Capt Lance Hill, 6th Engineer Support Battaliong Inspector-Instructor take time to enjoy a Meal Ready-to-eat with the Marines at Pima County Roadwork in Tucson, AZ., May 27th, 2021. Pima County Roadwork is an Innovative Readiness Training program project that is rebuilding a 2.3 mile stretch of road that acts as a daily road, airfield and bus route. The IRT program pairs the needs of US communities with the training requirements of the military making it mutually beneficial. - Anil Phull, Military and Veterans staffer for Senator Krysten Sinema's office, and Capt Lance Hill, 6th Engineer Support Battaliong Inspector-Instructor take time to enjoy a Meal Ready-to-eat with the Marines at Pima County Roadwork in Tucson, AZ., May 27th, 2021. Pima County Roadwork is an Innovative Readiness Training program project that is rebuilding a 2.3 mile stretch of road that acts as a daily road, airfield and bus route. The IRT program pairs the needs of US communities with the training requirements of the military making it mutually beneficial.

U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 4 Benjamin Barron, the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense officer with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Cpl. Dominick Bonner, a CBRN defense specialist, and Gunnery Sgt. Joshua Malchow, the CBRN defense operations coordinator, pose for a group photo on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 8, 2021. Bonner, a native of Parkville, Maryland, was enjoying breakfast at a restaurant to celebrate his wife’s birthday when he was made aware of a restaurant employee who required medical attention. After entering the kitchen area and locating the man, lying motionless without a pulse, Bonner laid the man on his back and began chest compressions, taking over for a fatigued employee. Bonner continued to provide lifesaving aid for over ten minutes, sustaining the man’s life, until relieved by Japanese paramedics who evacuated the man to a local medical facility. - U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 4 Benjamin Barron, the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense officer with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Cpl. Dominick Bonner, a CBRN defense specialist, and Gunnery Sgt. Joshua Malchow, the CBRN defense operations coordinator, pose for a group photo on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 8, 2021. Bonner, a native of Parkville, Maryland, was enjoying breakfast at a restaurant to celebrate his wife’s birthday when he was made aware of a restaurant employee who required medical attention. After entering the kitchen area and locating the man, lying motionless without a pulse, Bonner laid the man on his back and began chest compressions, taking over for a fatigued employee. Bonner continued to provide lifesaving aid for over ten minutes, sustaining the man’s life, until relieved by Japanese paramedics who evacuated the man to a local medical facility.

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