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A competitor carries the symbolic torch during the opening ceremony at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, June 23, 2019, during the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The DoD Warrior Games are conducted June 21-30, hosted by Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida. It is an adaptive sports competiton for wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans. Approximately 300 athletes, representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command, United Kingdom Armed Forces, Australian Defense Force, Canadian Armed Forces, Armed Forces of the Netherlands, and the Danish Armed Forces will compete in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track, field, wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing, and powerlifting. - A competitor carries the symbolic torch during the opening ceremony at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, June 23, 2019, during the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The DoD Warrior Games are conducted June 21-30, hosted by Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida. It is an adaptive sports competiton for wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans. Approximately 300 athletes, representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command, United Kingdom Armed Forces, Australian Defense Force, Canadian Armed Forces, Armed Forces of the Netherlands, and the Danish Armed Forces will compete in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track, field, wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing, and powerlifting.

Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commanding general, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (left) and Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 (right) conduct a commander’s update brief aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during Exercise Baltic Operations 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theodore Green) - Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commanding general, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (left) and Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 (right) conduct a commander’s update brief aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during Exercise Baltic Operations 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theodore Green)

Members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces train alongside U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, during Humanitarian Mine Action training at Unite de Secours et Sauvetage’s Base, Kenitra, Morocco, April 25, 2019. The training shows how to identify and properly dispose of explosive ordnance. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Clay Groover) - Members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces train alongside U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, during Humanitarian Mine Action training at Unite de Secours et Sauvetage’s Base, Kenitra, Morocco, April 25, 2019. The training shows how to identify and properly dispose of explosive ordnance. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Clay Groover)

From left, Armed Forces of the Philippines Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay, commander, Southern Luzon Command, and Philippine Exercise Co-Director; Undersecretary Cardozo M. Luna, Undersecretary of the Department of National Defense; Sung Y. Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines; Armed Forces of the Philippines Gen. Benjamin Madrigal, Jr., AFP Chief of Staff; and U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips, commanding general, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade stand shoulder-to-shoulder at Tejeros Hall, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, April 1, 2019. The ceremony represented the official commencement of Balikatan 2019 and the continued partnership between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines. Balikatan 19, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from April 1 to April 12. - From left, Armed Forces of the Philippines Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay, commander, Southern Luzon Command, and Philippine Exercise Co-Director; Undersecretary Cardozo M. Luna, Undersecretary of the Department of National Defense; Sung Y. Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines; Armed Forces of the Philippines Gen. Benjamin Madrigal, Jr., AFP Chief of Staff; and U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips, commanding general, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade stand shoulder-to-shoulder at Tejeros Hall, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, April 1, 2019. The ceremony represented the official commencement of Balikatan 2019 and the continued partnership between the United States and the Republic of the Philippines. Balikatan 19, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from April 1 to April 12.

A service member running the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon Forward approaches the 10-mile mark of the 26.2-mile race while deployed in the Middle East Oct. 22, 2017. The Marine Corps Marathon Forward gave Marines deployed with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command the opportunity to run the ‘Peoples Marathon’ while far from home. The Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world and hosts the event in forward locations to allow service members outside the United States an opportunity to compete. - A service member running the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon Forward approaches the 10-mile mark of the 26.2-mile race while deployed in the Middle East Oct. 22, 2017. The Marine Corps Marathon Forward gave Marines deployed with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command the opportunity to run the ‘Peoples Marathon’ while far from home. The Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world and hosts the event in forward locations to allow service members outside the United States an opportunity to compete.

Military leaders discuss future warfighting concepts during the Naval Integration for the 21st Century panel at National Harbor, Maryland, May 16, 2016, as part of the Navy League of the United States Sea, Air, Space Exposition. Seated (left-right) are Lt. Gen. Michael Dana, deputy commandant for Installation and Logistics; Rear Adm. Thomas Shannon commander, Military Sealift Command; Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, deputy commandant for Plans, Polices and Operations; Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for Aviation; Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, director, Navy Staff, and the moderator for the event, Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, deputy commandant for Combat Development and Integration. - Military leaders discuss future warfighting concepts during the Naval Integration for the 21st Century panel at National Harbor, Maryland, May 16, 2016, as part of the Navy League of the United States Sea, Air, Space Exposition. Seated (left-right) are Lt. Gen. Michael Dana, deputy commandant for Installation and Logistics; Rear Adm. Thomas Shannon commander, Military Sealift Command; Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, deputy commandant for Plans, Polices and Operations; Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for Aviation; Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, director, Navy Staff, and the moderator for the event, Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, commanding general, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, deputy commandant for Combat Development and Integration.

Marines TV: Senior Marine Corps leaders attend a panel discussion on regional security