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Defense Media Activity - Marines
May 17, 2019 | 1:00
I'm Corporal Nathan Hall with your Marine Minute.

U.S. Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conducted combat marksmanship drills alongside Norwegian Coastal Ranger Commandos during joint training exercise Platinum Ren, May 15, at Fort Trondenes, Harstad, Norway, During the drills the Marines and the Commandos fired a variety of weapons to to train for sustaining mission essential tasks in harsh operating environments while also strengthening coalition partnerships.

This week in Marine Corps History in 1988,
The V-22 Osprey, the world's first production tilt-rotor aircraft, made its debut during roll out ceremonies at Bell Helicopter Textron's Arlington, Texas, facility. More than 1,000 representatives from the military, industry, and media, gathered to hear various speakers, including Gen. Alfred Gray, Commandant of the Marine Corps, praise the versatile tilt-rotor aircraft designed to meet the needs of 21st Century battlefields.

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