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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony Salas, a network administrator with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, installs a Hawkeye III Satellite in Iraq, Dec., 4, 2017. The communications team was deployed in support of the 15th MEU’s aviation combat element conducting missions in support of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.
3rd Marine Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Craig Q. Timberlake presents an appreciation coin to U.S. Marines and Sailors attached to 3rd Marine Division April 13, 2018, on Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan. The service members competed in the 2018 Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Raider Games March 18-27. The four man team finished 2nd place out of nine other teams that competed.
U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Division congratulate their fellow Marines April 13, 2018, on Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan, for competing in the 2018 Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Raider Games. The service members competed in the 2018 Marine Special Operations Command Raider Games March 18-27. The four man team finished 2nd place out of nine other teams that competed.
Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 complete a Norwegian room-clearing technique during close-quarters combat training at Leksdal Skytefelt Training Complex, Norway, March 27, 2018. The law enforcement Marines integrated with Norwegian Home Guard 12 to learn new breaching and clearing tactics. The event is one of many training evolutions the Marines plan to execute with their NATO Allies, enhancing strategic cooperation and partnership between the U.S. and Norway.
A Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 climbs over a Norwegian soldier during close-quarters combat training at Leksdal Skytefelt Training Complex, Norway, March 27, 2018. The law enforcement Marines integrated with Norwegian Home Guard 12 to learn new breaching and clearing tactics. The event is one of many training evolutions the Marines plan to execute with their NATO Allies, enhancing strategic cooperation and partnership between the U.S. and Norway.
F/A-18C Hornets is with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and deployed in support of combat operation overseas. While deployed, the squadron will coordinate with our international partners and other branches of the U.S. military in order to ensure the mission is accomplished and freedom is protected.
Maintainers prepare an F/A-18C Hornet for takeoff aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 9. The Hornet is with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and deployed in support of combat operation overseas. While deployed, the squadron will coordinate with our international partners and other branches of the U.S. military in order to ensure the mission is accomplished and freedom is protected.
An F/A-18C Hornet prepares for takeoff aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 9. The Hornet is with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and deployed in support of combat operation overseas. While deployed, the squadron will coordinate with our international partners and other branches of the U.S. military in order to ensure the mission is accomplished and freedom is protected.
U.S. Marines and Vietnamese troops move through the grounds of the Imperial Palace in the old citadel area of Hue, Vietnam, Feb. 26, 1968, after seizing it from Communist hands. The heavy damage was the result of the artillery, air, and mortar pounding the area for 25 days while the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army held the area.
A UH-1E Gunship pulls out of a rocket and strafing attack on a Viet Cong position near Cao Lanh in the Mekong Delta, Jan. 22, 1969. Large craters caused by air and artillery strikes brought in on the area can be seen near the white explosion.
U.S. Marine Corps recruits with India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, compete against one another during a pugil sticks bout at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., April 10, 2018. The recruits used bayonet techniques from the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program they were taught throughout recruit training.
U.S. Marines with 1st Air Delivery Platoon, Landing Support Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, prepares blood units in preparation of an air delivery at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., March 28, 2018. This training is intended to test the viability of dropping units of blood by air to austere environments when ground delivery is not an option.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Lauren Song, an air crewman with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, releases units of blood during an air delivery drop at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., March 28, 2018. There were five different packaging variations used for the air delivery. Each used materials from the Authorized Medical and Dental Allowance List and a special insulated box called a ‘Collins’ box; these variations also included numerous parachute configurations. The purpose of the exercise was to test the viability of blood samples being transported by air delivery.
Units of blood descend from the sky during an air delivery drop at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., March 28, 2018. The training was conducted to test new delivery methods for units of blood to units who are deployed to austere environments.
A volunteer gives out commemorative shirts to participants before the Bataan Death March Memorial hike, April 7, 2018 on Kadena Air Force base, Okinawa, Japan. More than 200 service members and their families participated in the 8.5 mile hike around Kadena’s perimeter in remembrance of the prisoners of war who perished as a result of the Death March that took place in the Philippine archipelago in 1942 during WWII.
Motorcycles led the memorial procession for the Bataan Death March Memorial hike, April 7, 2018 on Kadena Air Force base, Okinawa, Japan. More than 200 service members and their families participated in the 8.5 mile hike around Kadena’s perimeter in remembrance of the prisoners of war who perished as a result of the Death March that took place in the Philippine archipelago in 1942 during WWII.
Marines wait to sign into the Bataan Death March Memorial hike, April 7, 2018 on Kadena Air Force base, Okinawa, Japan. More than 200 service members and their families participated in the 8.5 mile hike around Kadena’s perimeter in remembrance of the prisoners of war who perished as a result of the Death March that took place in the Philippine archipelago in 1942 during WWII.
A Marine with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing carries the American Flag during the Bataan Death March Memorial hike, April 7, 2018 on Kadena Air Force base, Okinawa, Japan.

More than 200 service members and their families participated in the 8.5 mile hike around Kadena’s perimeter in remembrance of the prisoners of war who perished as a result of the Death March that took place in the Philippine archipelago in 1942 during WWII.
Colonel Tyler J. Zagurski, center, commanding officer, Marine Barracks Washington D.C., Capt. Logan A. Giger, left, infantry officer, MBW, and Capt. Ryan Davis, logistics officer, MBW, stand at a ceremonial position during a full honors funeral for Maj. Gen. John A. Studds at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, April 10, 2018. General Studds was commissioned into the Marine Corps in 1960 and served the following 33 years as an Infantry Officer. He commanded Marines at all levels including; Commander, Charlie Company, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion in Vietnam where he received the Bronze Star with Combat "V" for valor and was the Director of Marine Corps Intelligence during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Studds concluded his devout career as the Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego.
A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 launches rockets at simulated enemy targets and deploys flares during a tactical demonstration in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 2-18 at Yodaville, Yuma, Ariz., April 4.