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U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Sam Lamonda fireman carries a simulated casualty during a combined anti-armor team mounted patrol training event during Exercise Bougainville I at Marines Corps Training Area Bellows, March 15, 2018. Throughout the CAAT training, the Marines had to react to simulated improvised explosive devices and ambushes. Exercise Bougainville I is used to train U.S. Marines to fight at the small-unit level and build their proficiency for future deployments. Lamonda, a native of Columbus, Ohio, is with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment. He graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School. - U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Sam Lamonda fireman carries a simulated casualty during a combined anti-armor team mounted patrol training event during Exercise Bougainville I at Marines Corps Training Area Bellows, March 15, 2018. Throughout the CAAT training, the Marines had to react to simulated improvised explosive devices and ambushes. Exercise Bougainville I is used to train U.S. Marines to fight at the small-unit level and build their proficiency for future deployments. Lamonda, a native of Columbus, Ohio, is with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment. He graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School.

Mongolian Armed Forces Lt. Col. B. Baasaadorj practices the steps of launching an unmanned aerial vehicle during the UAV training portion of Khaan Quest 2016 at Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, May 27. The training equipped MAF members with a deeper understanding of the purpose and operations of UAVs and how they can be used during peacekeeping missions. Khaan Quest 2016 is an annual, multinational peacekeeping operations exercise hosted by the Mongolian Armed Forces, co-sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command, and supported by U.S. Army Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. Khaan Quest, in its 14th iteration, is the capstone exercise for this year’s Global Peace Operations Initiative program. The exercise focuses on training activities to enhance international interoperability, develop peacekeeping capabilities, build to mil-to-mil relationships, and enhance military readiness. - Mongolian Armed Forces Lt. Col. B. Baasaadorj practices the steps of launching an unmanned aerial vehicle during the UAV training portion of Khaan Quest 2016 at Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, May 27. The training equipped MAF members with a deeper understanding of the purpose and operations of UAVs and how they can be used during peacekeeping missions. Khaan Quest 2016 is an annual, multinational peacekeeping operations exercise hosted by the Mongolian Armed Forces, co-sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command, and supported by U.S. Army Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. Khaan Quest, in its 14th iteration, is the capstone exercise for this year’s Global Peace Operations Initiative program. The exercise focuses on training activities to enhance international interoperability, develop peacekeeping capabilities, build to mil-to-mil relationships, and enhance military readiness.

Lynn Kinney (left), Megan McClung (center) and Amy Forsythe(right) served together during their deployment to Camp Fallujah, Iraq in 2006. They were assigned to the Camp Pendleton-based I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Public Affairs Office. This photo was taken at Camp Fallujah in April 2006. McClung was killed by an IED in Ramadi, Iraq, Dec. 6, 2006. Kinney, now a staff sergeant, serves as the public affairs chief for I MEF at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Forsythe transferred out of the Marine Corps and now serves as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves. - Lynn Kinney (left), Megan McClung (center) and Amy Forsythe(right) served together during their deployment to Camp Fallujah, Iraq in 2006. They were assigned to the Camp Pendleton-based I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Public Affairs Office. This photo was taken at Camp Fallujah in April 2006. McClung was killed by an IED in Ramadi, Iraq, Dec. 6, 2006. Kinney, now a staff sergeant, serves as the public affairs chief for I MEF at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Forsythe transferred out of the Marine Corps and now serves as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

Explosive ordnance technicians with 2nd Explosive Ordnance Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion patrol a field for improvised explosive devices using a compact metal detector during a demolition exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 14, 2015. The exercise is part of the unit’s preparations for an upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa and gave Marines hands-on training with tools that allow them to neutralize hazards while causing minimal damage in urban settings. - Explosive ordnance technicians with 2nd Explosive Ordnance Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion patrol a field for improvised explosive devices using a compact metal detector during a demolition exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 14, 2015. The exercise is part of the unit’s preparations for an upcoming deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa and gave Marines hands-on training with tools that allow them to neutralize hazards while causing minimal damage in urban settings.

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