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U.S. Marine Corps graphic illustration, depicts a century of solidarity: Celebrating 100 years of women serving in the Marine Corps since Opha May Johnson, the first of more than 300 women who enlisted into the Marine Corps on Aug. 13, 1918.
Lance Cpl. Savannah Nickell, a Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 airframes mechanic, performs routine maintenance on an F-35 Lightning II during Exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Counterland Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis. Aug. 13.
U.S. Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon perform during an evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 2018. Richard V. Spencer, Secretary of the Navy, was the honored guest at this evening’s parade.
Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, standby for transportation to another range during Exercise Northern Strike at Camp Grayling, Mich., Aug. 8, 2018. Exercise Northern Strike is a National Guard Bureau-sponsored training exercise that unites service members from multiple branches, states and coalition countries to conduct combined ground and air combat operations.
U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 ride in a 7-ton truck during Exercise Eagle Wrath 18 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 18, 2018. Eagle Wrath 18 is an annual training exercise designed to increase squadron proficiency in a forward operating environment, test forward command and control structure, and practice for real-world contingency missions.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Andrew Adkins, a heavy equipment operator with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, provides security during a patrol, part of Exercise Eagle Wrath 18, at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 18, 2018. Eagle Wrath is an annual training exercise designed to increase squadron proficiency in a forward operating environment, test forward command and control structure, and practice for real-world contingency missions.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, left, outgoing commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, incoming commander of MARFORPAC, salute the colors as they pass in review during the MARFORPAC change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony represents the transfer of responsibility and authority over MARFORPAC between commanders.
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks during the MARFORPAC change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony represents the transfer or responsibility and authority between commanders. During the ceremony Lt. Gen. David H. Berger relinquished command to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, outgoing commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, speaks during the MARFORPAC change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony represents the transfer or responsibility and authority between commanders. During the ceremony Berger relinquished command to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, left, outgoing commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, and Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, incoming commander of MARFORPAC, salute the colors as they pass in review during the MARFORPAC change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony represents the transfer of responsibility and authority over MARFORPAC between commanders.
Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon execute their “bursting bomb” sequence during a Tuesday Sunset Parade at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C., Aug. 7, 2018. The guest of honor for the parade was the Right Honourable Gavin Williamson, MP Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom and the hosting official was Gen. Glenn M. Walters, assistant commandant of the Marine Corps.
Marines with the Marine Barracks Washington D.C. parade marching staff march across the parade deck during a Tuesday Sunset Parade at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C., Aug. 7, 2018. The guest of honor for the parade was the Right Honourable Gavin Williamson, MP Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom and the hosting official was Gen. Glenn M. Walters, assistant commandant of the Marine Corps.
Task Force Southwest recently graduated a group of NCOs comprised of Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers from a leadership and development course here at Camp Shorab, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Marines with TFSW had the privilege of attending not only with NCOs from other services, but alongside soldiers from the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps. Corporals course is designed to teach young service members about leadership, morality, ethics and combat. The course also provided NCOs the opportunity to discuss important issues, talk to senior enlisted leaders about their experiences, and grow both personally and professionally. Being able to participate in this course with their ANA counterparts and hear about their experiences provided Marines with an opportunity stateside courses simply do not offer.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Shane Craig, a rifleman with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, III Marine Expeditionary Force, fires an AT4 rocket launcher a during a combined arms exercise at the Kaneohe Bay Range Training Facility, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 3, 2018. During the exercise, U.S. Marines utilized machine gun suppression and mortar fire on simulated enemy forces, while infantrymen assaulted forward towards them.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Elijah Feliciano, an assistant gunner with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine division, pulls the firing cord on an M777 towed 155mm howitzer during exercise Summer Fury, at Range 2057 South, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018. The exercise was conducted to increase 1st MARDIV operations proficiency by incorporating establishing, transitioning and phasing control of aircraft and missiles across multiple locations.
Montenegrin soldiers fire an 81mm mortar during Exercise Platinum Lion 18 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, Aug. 3, 2018. Platinum Lion is an annual field training exercise that reinforces relationships in a joint training environment, builds understanding of partner nation tactics, techniques and procedures, and increases interoperability with Allied and partner forces.
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 18.1, execute a barrel change during Exercise Platinum Lion 18 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, Aug. 3, 2018. Platinum Lion is an annual field training exercise that reinforces relationships in a joint training environment, builds understanding of partner nation tactics, techniques and procedures, and increases interoperability with Allied and partner forces.
A Marine with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, engages in the obstacle course at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, August 3, 2018. The MWSS-172 Marines participated in the obstacle course together to boost morale and strengthen unit cohesion. The Marines utilize proper technique instead of muscling through the course to reduce risk of injury.
A Marine with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, jumps over a log at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, August 3, 2018. The MWSS-172 Marines participated in the obstacle course together to boost morale and strengthen unit cohesion. The Marines utilize proper technique instead of muscling through the course to reduce risk of injury.
Staff Sgt. Codie Williams, ceremonial bugler, “The Commandant’s Own,” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, marches off Center Walk during a Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington D.C., August 3, 2018. The guests of honor for the parade were Ms. Ryan Manion, president, Travis Manion Foundation, and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Tom Manion, retired, chairman emeritus, Travis Manion Foundation. The hosting official was Lt. Gen. Michael G. Dana, director, Marine Corps Staff.