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Marines and Sailors offload light armored vehicles from a landing craft air cushion on Alvund Beach, Norway during an amphibious landing in support of Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 30, 2018. Trident Juncture provides a unique environment for the Marines and Sailors to rehearse their amphibious capabilities. The LCACs originated from USS New York and showcased the ability of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit to rapidly project combat power ashore. The vehicles and Marines are with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 24th MEU.
U.S. Marines secure a landing strip after disembarking from Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion during air assault training at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Oct. 17, 2018, during Exercise Trident Juncture 18.Trident Juncture training in Iceland promoted key elements of preparing Marines to conduct follow-on training in Norway in the later part of the exercise.
U.S. Navy pilots land the  MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during air assault training at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Oct. 17, 2018,.during Exercise Trident Juncture 18.Trident Juncture training in Iceland promoted key elements of preparing Marines to conduct follow-on training in Norway in later part of the exercise.
U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.1 fire rounds from a Light Armored Vehicle during Exercise Northern Screen at Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 5, 2018. The exercise increases the Marines’ proficiency in cold-weather, arctic, and mountainous environments.
A cutout silhouette stands at the Veteran’s memorial park during the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Combat Logistics Battalion 31 243 Marine Corps Birthday ceremony on Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 10, 2018. All the Marines taking part in the relief efforts here in the wake of Super Typhoon Yutu missed the traditional Marine Corps Birthday Ball in Okinawa, Japan, where both the 31st MEU and CLB-31 are garrisoned – improvising as Marines often do, the Marines and Sailors here pitched-in to coordinate a short ceremony which included a guest speaker, remarks from the commanding officer, a cake-cutting and gourmet dinner of hamburgers, hotdogs and a slice of cake. Marines and Sailors with the 31st MEU and CLB-31 are assisting local and civil authorities on Tinian to deliver aid for families affected by Super Typhoon Yutu, which struck here Oct. 25 as the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil. Marines and Sailors with the 31st MEU and CLB-31 arrived on Tinian Oct. 29-31 to lead relief efforts on Tinian in response to Yutu as part of Task Force-West. TF-W is leading the Department of Defense’s efforts to assist CNMI’s local and civil authorities provide critical assistance for citizens devastated by Yutu. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
A ramp marshal prepares to guide a landing craft air cushion into USS Iwo Jima Nov. 9, 2018. The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit back loaded vehicles and personnel Nov. 8-10 after completing exercise Trident Juncture 18. Trident Juncture is the largest NATO exercise since 2002 and allowed the 24th MEU to exercise their amphibious capabilities as a sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force.
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green participate in a motivational run at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, Va., Nov. 8, 2018. Marines ran in celebration of the Marine Corps 243rd birthday.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 sit in the rear of a 7-ton flatbed truck while delivering U.S. Federal Emergency Management-provided shelter tents as part of U.S. Defense Support of Civil Authorities relief efforts on Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 9, 2018. Marines and Sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and CLB-31 are assisting local and civil authorities on Tinian to deliver FEMA shelters for families affected by Super Typhoon Yutu, which struck here Oct. 25 as the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil. Marines and Sailors with the 31st MEU and CLB-31 arrived on Tinian Oct. 29-31 to lead relief efforts on Tinian in response to Yutu as part of Task Force-West. TF-W is leading the Department of Defense’s efforts to assist CNMI’s local and civil authorities provide critical assistance for citizens devastated by Yutu. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Lance Cpl. Tyreek Baxter, a 19-year-old water purification specialist from the Bronx, sits in the rear of a 7-ton flatbed truck while delivering U.S. Federal Emergency Management-provided shelter tents as part of U.S. Defense Support of Civil Authorities relief efforts on Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 9, 2018. Baxter enlisted in July 2017 after graduating from Harry S. Truman High School in June of the same year. Marines and Sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and CLB-31 are assisting local and civil authorities on Tinian to deliver FEMA shelters for families affected by Super Typhoon Yutu, which struck here Oct. 25 as the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil. Marines and Sailors with the 31st MEU and CLB-31 arrived on Tinian Oct. 29-31 to lead relief efforts on Tinian in response to Yutu as part of Task Force-West. TF-W is leading the Department of Defense’s efforts to assist CNMI’s local and civil authorities provide critical assistance for citizens devastated by Yutu. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, complete gear checks for a night high-altitude high-opening parachute operation during Realistic Urban Training Exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2018. RUT is the final shore based exercise the 11th MEU will complete during their pre-deployment training cycle in preparation for deployment next year.
U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and the British Royal Marines conduct tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel operations during Exercise Trident Juncture, Norway, Nov. 6, 2018. The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.
A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 conducts flight operations during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 near northern Norway, Nov. 6, 2018. The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. The MV-22B Osprey is with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 conduct flight operations during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 near northern Norway, Nov. 6, 2018. The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. The MV-22B Ospreys are with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.
A U.S. Marine with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, climbs out of a pool during Marine Corps Water Survival Training on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 7, 2018. The training requires Marines to employ water survival skills to reduce fear, raise self-confidence, and develop the ability to survive in aquatic environments.
Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 walk along a cleared road during the U.S. Defense Support of Civil Authorities relief effort in response to Super Typhoon Yutu, Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 3, 2018. Businesses, government buildings, homes and schools were heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Yutu, which made a direct hit with devastating effect on Tinian Oct. 25 packing 170 MPH winds – it is the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil and the strongest storm of 2018. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and CLB-31 have been leading a multi-service contingent since Oct. 29 as part of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency-directed DSCA mission here. The Marines arrived at the request of CNMI officials and FEMA to assist relief efforts in the wake of Yutu, the largest typhoon to ever hit a U.S. territory. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Sailors with the dock landing ship USS Ashland sit pier-side aboard a landing craft at the port during the U.S. Defense Support of Civil Authorities relief effort in response to Super Typhoon Yutu, Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 3, 2018. Businesses, government buildings, homes and schools were heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Yutu, which made a direct hit with devastating effect on Tinian Oct. 25 packing 170 MPH winds – it is the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil and the strongest storm of 2018. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and CLB-31 have been leading a multi-service contingent since Oct. 29 as part of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency-directed DSCA mission here. The Ashland arrived today to deliver a larger contingent of Marines and Seabees to further assist the people of Tinian. The Marines arrived at the request of CNMI officials and FEMA to assist relief efforts in the wake of Yutu, the largest typhoon to ever hit a U.S. territory. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
The dock landing ship USS Ashland sits idle off the coast during the U.S. Defense Support of Civil Authorities relief effort in response to Super Typhoon Yutu, Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 3, 2018. Businesses, government buildings, homes and schools were heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Yutu, which made a direct hit with devastating effect on Tinian Oct. 25 packing 170 MPH winds – it is the second strongest storm to ever hit U.S. soil and the strongest storm of 2018. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and CLB-31 have been leading a multi-service contingent since Oct. 29 as part of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency-directed DSCA mission here. The Ashland arrived today to deliver a larger contingent of Marines and Seabees to further assist the people of Tinian. The Marines arrived at the request of CNMI officials and FEMA to assist relief efforts in the wake of Yutu, the largest typhoon to ever hit a U.S. territory. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations across the Indo-Pacific region.
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 conducts flight operations during Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Base, Norway, Nov. 2, 2018. The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. HMH-366 is with Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 conducts flight operations during Trident Juncture 18 at Oppdal Air Base, Norway, Nov. 4, 2018. The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. HMH-366 is with Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.
U.S. Marines and Sailors take part in the 243rd Marine Corps birthday uniform pageant at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 5, 2018. The annual ceremony was held in honor of the 243rd Marine Corps birthday. It included a historical uniform pageant to honor Marines of the past, present and future while signifying the passing of traditions from one generation to the next.