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U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade Alert Contingency Marine Air Ground Task Force, secure gear and equipment to pallets during an ACM drill on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 8, 2022. 3RD MEB is III Marine Expeditionary Force’s Fire Brigade, ready to respond to a wide range of crisis events throughout the Indo-Pacific region as a command-and-control node or as the nucleus of a Joint Task Force, from delivering humanitarian assistance during natural disasters to combat operations. This ACM drill showcased the 3RD MEB’s readiness and validated its ability to rapidly activate and deploy a Forward Command Element. - U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade Alert Contingency Marine Air Ground Task Force, secure gear and equipment to pallets during an ACM drill on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 8, 2022. 3RD MEB is III Marine Expeditionary Force’s Fire Brigade, ready to respond to a wide range of crisis events throughout the Indo-Pacific region as a command-and-control node or as the nucleus of a Joint Task Force, from delivering humanitarian assistance during natural disasters to combat operations. This ACM drill showcased the 3RD MEB’s readiness and validated its ability to rapidly activate and deploy a Forward Command Element.

Charles Phelps, Shane Hillhouse and David Lin were awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service medal by Colonel Michael Fitzgerald during the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany Net Zero Ceremony, May 24, 2022, on behalf of the Secretary of the Navy. These awards acknowledge the professional achievements while serving in direct support of the MCLB Albany Energy Program. These individuals were critical to the successful execution of over a decade worth of energy projects and initiatives. From concept and design through commissioning, they served in key roles on the three energy savings performance contracts, the electrical grid modernization, the 31-megawatt solar photovoltaic farm, the installation of the two landfill gas generators and the facility-related control system. These efforts were critical to MCLB Albany’s proud accomplishment of being the first installation in the Department of Defense to be Net Zero, ensuring energy security and resiliency within the Marine Corps. - Charles Phelps, Shane Hillhouse and David Lin were awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service medal by Colonel Michael Fitzgerald during the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany Net Zero Ceremony, May 24, 2022, on behalf of the Secretary of the Navy. These awards acknowledge the professional achievements while serving in direct support of the MCLB Albany Energy Program. These individuals were critical to the successful execution of over a decade worth of energy projects and initiatives. From concept and design through commissioning, they served in key roles on the three energy savings performance contracts, the electrical grid modernization, the 31-megawatt solar photovoltaic farm, the installation of the two landfill gas generators and the facility-related control system. These efforts were critical to MCLB Albany’s proud accomplishment of being the first installation in the Department of Defense to be Net Zero, ensuring energy security and resiliency within the Marine Corps.

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, gives his opening remarks during the 2022 Warfighter Development Summit at Warner Hall on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 27. The purpose of the Warfighter Development Summit is to gather feedback through shared experiences, collect data, and to develop a deep understanding of the issues affecting Marines in relation to these topics. The Warfighter Development Summit focuses on the Marines and their families. - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, gives his opening remarks during the 2022 Warfighter Development Summit at Warner Hall on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 27. The purpose of the Warfighter Development Summit is to gather feedback through shared experiences, collect data, and to develop a deep understanding of the issues affecting Marines in relation to these topics. The Warfighter Development Summit focuses on the Marines and their families.

Australian Army Brig. Gen. Nicholas J. Foxall, the commanding officer of 1st Brigade, and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Roger B. Turner, the commanding general of 1st Marine Division, pose for a photo at Robertson Barracks, Darwin, NT, Australia, April 21. The 1st MARDIV commanding general visited Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Darwin 22 and members of the Australian Defence Force in Darwin to gain insight into MRF-D 22’s current operations and interoperability. - Australian Army Brig. Gen. Nicholas J. Foxall, the commanding officer of 1st Brigade, and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Roger B. Turner, the commanding general of 1st Marine Division, pose for a photo at Robertson Barracks, Darwin, NT, Australia, April 21. The 1st MARDIV commanding general visited Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Darwin 22 and members of the Australian Defence Force in Darwin to gain insight into MRF-D 22’s current operations and interoperability.

An endangered species sign is posted along the coastline on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29, 2022. As a result of Pendleton’s Environmental Security Department taking charge in protecting the environment and wildlife habitats, both the California gnatcatcher and kangaroo rat have been reduced from endangered to threatened species. Safeguarding endangered and threatened habitats also allows Camp Pendleton to maintain the same training environment and quality training opportunities for Marine Corps operational forces. - An endangered species sign is posted along the coastline on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29, 2022. As a result of Pendleton’s Environmental Security Department taking charge in protecting the environment and wildlife habitats, both the California gnatcatcher and kangaroo rat have been reduced from endangered to threatened species. Safeguarding endangered and threatened habitats also allows Camp Pendleton to maintain the same training environment and quality training opportunities for Marine Corps operational forces.

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