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Firefighting Marines hone skills to prevent flash fires Sept. 8, 2014, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
A canister bursts into flame as a thick cloud of brown smoke quickly fills the room. Students sit on the ground and watch with anxiety as the fire spreads, devouring the...
Thunderbolts practice carrier landings Sept. 8, 2014, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 conducted Fleet Carrier Landing Practice training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Sept. 2. The squadron conducted the FCLP...
Air to Ground: Marine Corps Rappelling, Part 2 Sept. 5, 2014, III Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines rappelled, fast-roped and performed Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction training as part of the Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques Course Aug. 19-20 at the Central...
Recruits train to lead during Crucible Sept. 5, 2014, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego
Marines of Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, used teamwork and dependability to complete the Leadership Reaction Course, or 12 Stalls, during the Crucible at...
New flashbang launcher expands Marines’ non-lethal capability Sept. 5, 2014, Marine Corps Systems Command
For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because...
MWSS-171 arrives on Tinian for Valiant Shield 2014 Sept. 5, 2014, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 arrived Aug. 22 and 31 on Tinian for Exercise Valiant Shield 2014, which is scheduled to begin Sept. 15.Valiant Shield is a...
Suicide Prevention Month: Reaching out for help critical Sept. 5, 2014, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
According to the 2012 suicide data report from the Veterans Administration, approximately 22 veterans commit suicide every day. A 2012 Department of Defense annual suicide...
24th MEU fast-ropes toward deployment Sept. 4, 2014, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marines and Sailors with Lima and Weapons Companies, both from Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Ground Combat...
MALUS AMPHEX 14 comes to a close Sept. 4, 2014, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and members of the Malaysian Armed Forces officially completed Malaysia -United States Amphibious Exercise 2014...
VMAT-203 supports 24th MEU commanders Sept. 4, 2014, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Marine Attack Training Squadron 203 welcomed commanders with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit for a familiarization flight aboard AV-8B Harriers at Marine Corps Air Station...