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Leading from the front: 3/6 Marines train to become small unit leaders Jan. 23, 2018, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division conducted a Tactical Small Unit Leaders Course at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 8 – 19, 2017. The...
Considerate cannoneers: Backstory to bombardment April 29, 2016, III Marine Expeditionary Force
If an artillery round explodes but no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The Marines of 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment hope to test that question as...
Toward the chaos: 2/8 prepares for combat scenarios April 14, 2016, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment conducted platoon-scale attacks following a V-22 Osprey insert at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 12, 2016. The unit facilitates...
‘Target is in the sky’: U.S. Marines, Norwegian forces launch Stingers Feb. 29, 2016, II Marine Expeditionary Force
U.S. Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Norwegian forces launched Stinger missiles Feb. 24 and 25, 2016, at Ørland,...
3/6 fires mortars rain or shine Nov. 23, 2015, II Marine Expeditionary Force
“If it ain’t rainin’, we ain’t trainin’!” a Marine laughed as the sky opened up and the rain began to pour. All around him the Marines were soaked to the bone yet their...
One last round for Lima Battery Oct. 2, 2015, II Marine Expeditionary Force
Marines with Lima Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, participated in a very special howitzer live-fire exercise at Camp Lejeune, on Sept. 30.The battery will soon...
CLC-36 improves service members’ combat readiness Aug. 10, 2015, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan
Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines and augments returned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 4, from Exercise Dragon Fire 2015 at Combined Arms Training Center...
24th MEU Marines, Jordanians, support regional stability during Eager Lion May 20, 2015, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Approximately 500 U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed Exercise Eager Lion 2015, culminating with a multilateral combined-arms live-fire event May...
Candidates for Scout Sniper Platoon dig deep to complete two-week preparation course May 6, 2015, Defense Media Activity
Stealthily making his way through the brush under the beating sun, a Marine gradually makes his way closer to instructors searching for him through high-powered binoculars....
2nd LAR Battalion practices stealth, puts rounds downrange April 17, 2015, II Marine Expeditionary Force
What began as a stealthy advance through the trees turned into a barrage of copper, lead and brass as machine guns found their targets. When the machine-gun fire ceased,...