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U.S. Marines fire an M2 .50 caliber machine gun on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 26.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Dukes

20 OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PHOTOS FROM JUNE 2020

31 Aug 2020 | Courtesy Story Defense Media Activity

From Marines in the ranges of California to those in the skies of Japan, these are 20 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps during the month of August.

 

Up with the Sun Photo by Cpl. Sarah Marshall

 

A U.S. Marine participates in live-fire training at Mount Bundey Training Area, Australia, Aug. 8.

 

 

Building Secured Photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons

 

U.S. Marines pass word in a cleared building during Exercise Deep Water on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 1.

 

 

Surroundings Secured Photo by Cpl. Savannah Mesimer

 

U.S. Marines post security around a CH-53E Super Stallion at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 6.

 

 

Tactical Recovery Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Aulick

 

A U.S. Marine provides first aid to a notionally downed pilot during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel Certification on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 4.

 

 

Present Arms Photo by Lance Cpl. Patrick King

 

U.S. Marines present arms during a change of command ceremony on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 6.

 

 

Gas Gas Gas Photo by Cpl. Nello Miele

 

U.S. Marines undergo chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 13.

 

 

Find the Adversary Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Aulick

 

A U.S. Marine scans a road for notional enemies during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 12.

 

 

Launching Rockets Photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen

 

U.S. Marines fire an M72 LAW weapon system on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii, Aug. 13.

 

 

Down the Rope Photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen

 

A U.S. Marine conducts a fast roping exercise at the Lightning Academy, East Range Training Complex, Hawaii, Aug. 11.

 

 

For the Squad Photo by Sgt. Teagan Fredericks

 

U.S. Marines carry a log as part of the six mile log run during the Supersquad Competition at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 16.

 

 

All Ears Photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Talbot

 

A U.S. Marine relays commands to his fire team while conducting offensive operations during the Supersquad 2020 Competition at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 20.

 

 

Aim and Fire Photo by Cpl. Marvin Lopeznavarro

 

A U.S. Marine engages a simulated enemy during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 12.

 

 

Send It Photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah Hediger

 

U.S. Marines fire 81mm mortars during a live-fire training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 25.

 

 

Line of Fire Photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels

 

U.S. Marines fire M240 medium machine guns during live-fire training at Range 218A on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 18.

 

 

Eyes in the Sky Photo by Lance Cpl. Karis Mattingly

 

A U.S. Marine flies over Okinawa while aboard an MV-22 Osprey during Operation Lightning Strike, Aug. 6.

 

 

Aerial Security Photo by Cpl. Brandon Salas

 

U.S. Marines get on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to provide aerial security during a visit, board, search, and seizure mission, aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), Aug. 26.

 

 

Aerial Formation Photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon

 

U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18D Hornets fly in formation near Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 26.

 

 

Night Rounds Photo by Cpl. Kealiiholokaikeikiokalani D

 

U.S. Marines watch illuminating rounds during a simulated close air support and assault support training event at W-174, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 18.

 

 

Any Climb and Place Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Aulick

 

U.S. Marines conduct Assault Amphibious Vehicle egress training during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 11.

 

 

Bullet Rain Photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Dukes

 

U.S. Marines fire an M2 .50 caliber machine gun on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 26.