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Members of the California Public Utilities Commission tour MCAS Miramar’s energy operations center as well as the microgrid, and other current energy conservation projects on the flight line and at the Miramar Landfill on MCAS Miramar, Dec. 3, 2018. The Marine Corps Energy program on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is responsible for finding and enacting new, innovative ways to improve energy efficiency throughout the base.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brenan Keller, an infantry assault Marine with India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security during an amphibious assault exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are conducting routine training as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Mason Morales, a designated marksman with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security with an M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle in a simulated embassy compound as part of embassy reinforcement training during MEU exercise. The training sharpens Marines’ skills and prepares the 22nd MEU to deploy at a moment’s notice. Marines and Sailors with the 22nd MEU and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are currently deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.
Soldiers with the Philippine Army hold a display of military equipment during the Bataan Death March memorial April 10, 2019 in Bataan, Philippines.
A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle assigned to Combat Assault Company, 3d Marine Regiment, crashes into the tides during an amphibious assault exercise at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Apr. 9, 2019. The unit conducted a simulated beach assault to improve their lethality and cooperation, as a mechanized unit and force in readiness.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Kelsey Casey stands in front of an AV-8B Harrier at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, March 27, 2019. Casey, 30, is from San Francisco and is a 2011 graduate of San Francisco State University. She is the only female AV-8B Harrier pilot in the Marine Corps.
U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division conduct fire missions with the M777 Howitzer at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April. 4, 2019. The MCAGCC’s training areas provided an opportunity for the unit to bolster their combat capabilities in a desert environment in preparation for potential global contingencies.
Lance Cpl. Keven A. Temple, left, and Garrett R. Jolley, heavy equipment mechanics with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, move fork lifts into the garage for repairs at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, March 27, 2019. Temple, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, graduated from River City Science Academy in June 2016 before enlisting in January 2017. Temple joined the Marine Corps to follow his family legacy. Since joining the Marines, he has learned traits of good leadership, including dedication, team work and responsibility. Jolley, a native of Glenwood Spring, Colorado, graduated from Coal Ridge High School in May 2015 before enlisting in August 2018. He joined to experience team work, dedication and culture. Since enlisting he has learned more about respect to others and understanding people from different backgrounds, units and culture.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. David T. Shook, a designated marksman with 5th Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Central Command, fires the M500 shotgun during range operations and a Subject matter expert exchange with service members from 77th Marine Battalion, Royal Jordanian Naval Force. FASTCENT provides expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to embassies, consulates and other vital national assets throughout the region.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Frederick W. Maul, a designated marksman with 5th Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Central Command, holds the M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System during a hike after conducting live-fire range operations. FASTCENT provides expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to embassies, consulates and other vital national assets throughout the region.
Spent brass casings of 7.62mm rounds, fired by Marines with 5th Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Central Command, lie on the ground. FASTCENT provides expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to embassies, consulates and other vital national assets throughout the region.
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. David Law sits on the ramp of a KC-130 while flying over the Philippines near Colonel Ernesto Ravina Air Base, during Exercise Balikatan, April 8, 2019.  Balikatan is an annual exercise between the U.S. and the Philippines and comes from a Tagalog phrase meaning "shoulder-to-shoulder," representing the partnership between the two countries. The exercise promotes regional security and humanitarian efforts for U.S. allies and partners. Law is a crewmaster with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152.
A U.S. Marine with 5th Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Central Command, fires the M500 shotgun during range operations and a subject matter expert exchange with service members from 77th Marine Battalion, Royal Jordanian Naval Force. FASTCENT provides expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to embassies, consulates and other vital national assets throughout the region.
U.S Marines with Company G, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, patrol during Mountain Training Exercise 2-19, at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., March 24, 2019.  The purpose of MTX is to prepare Marines for harsh weather conditions while enhancing  winter warfare skills in cold weather environments.
A U.S Marine with Company G, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, poses for a photo before a hike, during Mountain Training Exercise 2-19, at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., March 24, 2019.  The purpose of MTX is to prepare Marines for harsh weather conditions while enhancing winter warfare skills in cold weather environments.
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Susan Plunkett, left, and Capt. John Coutoumas prepare for take off in a KC-130J Super Hercules at Clark Air Base, Philippines, April 4, 2019, during Exercise Balikatan. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the U.S. and the Philippines and comes from a Tagalog phrase meaning "shoulder-to-shoulder," representing the partnership between the two countries. The exercise promotes regional security and humanitarian efforts for U.S. allies and partners. Plunkett and Coutoumas are KC-130 pilots with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Austin Wright, tiltrotor airframe mechanic, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, walks across the wing of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, April 4, 2019. Maintenance is performed around-the-clock to ensure aircraft operating out of MCAS Camp Pendleton are at maximum readiness for future flight operations.
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Air Wing, lifts a Humvee with during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel training event with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 2, 2019. 2nd TSB held the training to maintain proficiency in day-to-night-external lifts.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christian R. Smith observes a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lift a training block on Landing Zone Swan, Okinawa, Japan March 29, 2019. Helicopter Support Team operations are conducted to train landing support specialists and pilots for transferring heavy equipment and supplies using helicopters. Smith, a landing support specialist with Headquarters and Service Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, is a native of Gainesville, Georgia.
U.S. Marines Corps landing support specialists with Headquarters and Service Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, prepare a training block to be lifted by a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter on Landing Zone Swan, Okinawa, Japan March 29, 2019. Helicopter support team operations are conducted to train landing support specialists and pilots for transferring heavy equipment and supplies using helicopters.