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A Marine checks out a brand new Harley during the Jumpstart Fleet Week with the USO and Harley Davidson event, March 25, 2018. Marines, Sailors, and Coast Guardsmen are in New York to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and teach the people of New York about America’s sea services.
Marines with the 2nd Marine Division Band march off after the ceremony of The Battle of Belleau Wood Centennial at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, France, May 27, 2018. The Ceremony commemorated the sacrifices made during WWI.
Newly promoted U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants and U.S. Navy Ensigns of U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018 throw their covers in the air during their graduation and commissioning ceremony, Annapolis, Md., May 25, 2018. The Class of 2018 graduated 1,042 midshipmen and were addressed by the Honorable Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States.
Gunnery Sgt. Scott Michael Dahn, left, and Ching-Yi Sze, left, come together after Dahn rescued Ching-Yi while scuba diving May 20, 2018 at Maeda Point, Okinawa, Japan. Dahn brought Ching Yi, a Hong Kong native, to safety after she nearly drowned while scuba diving and supplied oxygen and care to her until paramedics came. Dahn, a native of Herron, Michigan, is the training chief for 3rd Maintenance Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Howard Shappey demonstrates subduing techniques as part of Security Augmentaion Force training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island May 23. SAF is a detail of Marines selected to assist the Provost Marshal’s Office with security in emergency situations. Shappey is a training specialist with PMO.
Ron Videtto, right, shows Cpl. Jacob Blea restraining techniques as part of Security Augmentation Force training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island May 23. SAF is a detail of Marines selected to assist the Provost Marshal’s Office with security in emergency situations. Blea is an administrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron and Videtto is with PMO.
Marines conduct weapons retention training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island May 23. SAF is a detail of Marines selected to assist the Provost Marshal’s Office with security in emergency situations. The Marines are with the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron.
A Polaris MRZR lands after being dropped from a C-130 May 22, 2018, on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. Marines conducted air drop operations dropping a type-five platform, door bundles, free fall and static line jumpers, and the Polaris MRZR onto the island. 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marines worked alongside Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, during the regularly scheduled training evolution to complete their first ever successful drop of a Polaris MRZR from a C-130.
Marines with 3rd Air Delivery Platoon, Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, monitor the jump paths of Marines free-falling from a C-130 May 22, 2018, on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines conducted air drop operations dropping a type-five platform, door bundles, free fall and static line jumpers, and the Polaris MRZR onto the island. 3rd MLG Marines worked alongside Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, during the regularly scheduled training evolution to complete their first ever successful drop of a Polaris MRZR from a C-130.
Gunnery Sgt. Richard D. Madrid, an airborne, air delivery specialist with 3rd Air Delivery Platoon, Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, prepares to board a C-130 after free-falling May 21, 2018, on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines conducted air drop operations dropping a type-five platform, door bundles, free fall and static line jumpers, and the Polaris MRZR onto the island. 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marines worked alongside Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, during the regularly scheduled training evolution to complete their first ever successful drop of a Polaris MRZR from a C-130. Madrid is a native of Monterey Park, California.
U.S. Marines and Sailors ‘man the rails’ aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Arlington during the parade of ships commencing Fleet Week New York, May 23, 2018. Marines, Sailors, and Coast Guardsmen are in New York to interact with the public, demonstrate capabilities and teach the people of New York about America’s sea services.
Pilots sit in the cockpit during a training flight from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to Yokota Air Base May 22, 2018. Training flights are a way for Marine pilots to get flight hours to help maintain their proficiency. They are also used to prepare pilots to fly in harsher weather, if needed.
A UC-35 Citation returns from a training flight May 22 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. A UC-35 is a transport aircraft used to transport time critical parts and people to their destination. It can carry up to eight passengers and has a cruise speed of 380 to 518 mph.
Cpl. Darien Huggins brief pilots on the weather patterns and wind conditions before a training flight May 22 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. Pilots receive a preflight brief that consists of weather and wind patterns for the next 24 hours to help them build a picture of any challenges they may face in the air.  Huggins is a meteorology and oceanology analyst forecaster with Headquarter and Headquarter Support, MCAS Futenma.
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New York departs Corfu, Greece, May 21, 2018. New York, since departing its home port of Mayport, Florida, has been providing a forward naval presence that supports maritime security operations, crisis response and theater security cooperation in European, Africa, and Middle Eastern theaters.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Victor Netta, chief primary marksmanship instructor, Marksmanship Training Company, Weapons Training Battalion, fires down range with a SA80 A2 assault rifle during the Royal Marine Operational Shooting Competiton at Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, United Kingdom, May 21, 2018. The U.S. Marine Corps travels to the United Kingdom annually to compete in the with the opportunity to exchange operational experiences, physical and marksmanship training.
Medals for the Devil Dog Double race of the 11th Annual Marine Corps Historic Half run are displayed at the finish line in Fredericksburg, Va., May 20, 2018. Runners of the Devil Dog Double “go for two” and scale Hospital Hill twice by participating in both the five mile Semper 5ive race and then the 13.1 mile Historic Half.
Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, load onto busses headed to Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 18, 2018. BLT 2/5 will be taking up the role as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of military operations.
Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, load onto busses headed to Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 18, 2018. BLT 2/5 will be taking up the role as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of military operations.
U.S. Marine Col. Michael Oppenheim, the commander of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, center, and Colombian Naval Infantry Lt. Col. Erick H. Del Rio, the SPMAGTF-SC deputy commander, right, talk to U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, about the upcoming deployment of the MAGTF to Latin America during a confirmation brief in Doral, Florida, May 16, 2018. The Marines and sailors of SPMAGTF-SC will soon deploy to conduct security cooperation training and engineering projects alongside partner nation military forces in Central and South America. The unit will also be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the event of a hurricane or other emergency in the region.