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The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is fired from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during Dawn Blitz 2017 over the Pacific Ocean, Oct. 22, 2017. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train and integrate Navy and Marine Corps units by providing a robust training environment where forces plan and execute an amphibious assault, engage in live-fire events, and establish expeditionary advanced bases in a land and maritime threat environment to improve naval amphibious core competencies. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson)
Dawn Blitz 2017 USS Anchorage HIMARS Shoot
The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is fired from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during Dawn Blitz 2017 over the Pacific Ocean, Oct. 22, 2017. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train and integrate Navy and Marine Corps units by providing a robust training environment where forces plan and execute an amphibious assault, engage in live-fire events, and establish expeditionary advanced bases in a land and maritime threat environment to improve naval amphibious core competencies. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson)
Marines and Sailors look at the city of San Diego, Calif., while aboard USS Anchorage (LPD 23) Oct. 11, 2017 as part of San Diego Fleet Week. Fleet week provides an opportunity for the American public to meet their Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard team and experience America's sea services. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Marines stage and prepare for San Diego Fleet Week 2017
Marines and Sailors look at the city of San Diego, Calif., while aboard USS Anchorage (LPD 23) Oct. 11, 2017 as part of San Diego Fleet Week. Fleet week provides an opportunity for the American public to meet their Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard team and experience America's sea services. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Lance Cpl. John Sandherr, with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, commands his military working dog Lotor to release the bite gear at K9 Heroes Bark at the Park at Duboce Park Oct. 7, 2017 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2017. The show demonstrated to the public the capabilities of four-legged professionals in different lines of work. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
K9 Heroes Bark at the Park
Lance Cpl. John Sandherr, with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, commands his military working dog Lotor to release the bite gear at K9 Heroes Bark at the Park at Duboce Park Oct. 7, 2017 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2017. The show demonstrated to the public the capabilities of four-legged professionals in different lines of work. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
The 1st Marine Division Band, based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., performed the annual Honor Our Fallen Tribute Concert at the Marines’ Memorial theatre Oct. 5, 2017 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2017. 1st Marine Division Band was organized during World War II, and they perform at more than 300 commitments per year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Honor Our Fallen Tribute Concert
The 1st Marine Division Band, based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., performed the annual Honor Our Fallen Tribute Concert at the Marines’ Memorial theatre Oct. 5, 2017 as part of San Francisco Fleet Week 2017. 1st Marine Division Band was organized during World War II, and they perform at more than 300 commitments per year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Lance Corporal Samuel Solislopez, a Due and Status File Clerk, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, speaks about his experiences in the Marine Corps over lunch with Bob Casillas, a resident at The Covington, a retirement community in Viejo, Calif., October 4, 2017. This community outreach event also showed military veterans our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they have made.
Legacy
Lance Corporal Samuel Solislopez, a Due and Status File Clerk, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, speaks about his experiences in the Marine Corps over lunch with Bob Casillas, a resident at The Covington, a retirement community in Viejo, Calif., October 4, 2017. This community outreach event also showed military veterans our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they have made.
1st Sgt. John Miller, Headquarters Company first sergeant, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, speaks to residents at The Covington, a retirement community in Viejo, Calif., October 4, 2017. He spoke about the legacy veterans have left that paved the way for the modern-day military. This community outreach event also showed military veterans our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they have made.
Legacy
1st Sgt. John Miller, Headquarters Company first sergeant, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, speaks to residents at The Covington, a retirement community in Viejo, Calif., October 4, 2017. He spoke about the legacy veterans have left that paved the way for the modern-day military. This community outreach event also showed military veterans our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they have made.
Military, veterans, sheriff and police officers joined the Olympic Club at Richmond Rod & Gun Club Oct. 4, 2017 in Richmond, Calif., during San Francisco Fleet Week for the 52nd Reinstated Annual Admiral Nimitz Match. The teams shot an M1 Garand in competition for The Olympic Club Service Pistol Team Trophy after not holding the competition for the past 22 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
San Francisco Fleet Week Marksmanship Competition
Military, veterans, sheriff and police officers joined the Olympic Club at Richmond Rod & Gun Club Oct. 4, 2017 in Richmond, Calif., during San Francisco Fleet Week for the 52nd Reinstated Annual Admiral Nimitz Match. The teams shot an M1 Garand in competition for The Olympic Club Service Pistol Team Trophy after not holding the competition for the past 22 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group joined senior citizens at the Mercy Housing, Mission Creek Senior Community Oct. 3, 2017 in San Francisco during San Francisco Fleet Week. The Marines spent time with the senior citizens, participating in activities with them such as bingo, bowling and Nintendo Wii.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Tea with the Troops
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group joined senior citizens at the Mercy Housing, Mission Creek Senior Community Oct. 3, 2017 in San Francisco during San Francisco Fleet Week. The Marines spent time with the senior citizens, participating in activities with them such as bingo, bowling and Nintendo Wii.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group joined senior citizens at the Mercy Housing, Mission Creek Senior Community Oct. 3, 2017, in San Francisco during San Francisco Fleet Week. The Marines spent time with the senior citizens, participating in activities with them such as bingo, bowling and Nintendo Wii.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Tea with the Troops
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, Headquarters Regiment, 1st Marine Logistics Group joined senior citizens at the Mercy Housing, Mission Creek Senior Community Oct. 3, 2017, in San Francisco during San Francisco Fleet Week. The Marines spent time with the senior citizens, participating in activities with them such as bingo, bowling and Nintendo Wii.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Gabino Perez)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer shakes hands with Sgt. Maj. Max Garcia, sergeant major of 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., August 30, 2017. Spencer also toured other I MEF units and met with I MEF leadership during his visit. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Justin E. Bowles)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer Visits MCB Camp Pendleton
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer shakes hands with Sgt. Maj. Max Garcia, sergeant major of 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., August 30, 2017. Spencer also toured other I MEF units and met with I MEF leadership during his visit. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Justin E. Bowles)
A sailor stationed aboard the USS America LHD-6 spends time with his family before boarding the ship at Naval Base San Diego prior to departing on the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 deployment July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
15th MEU heads to sea
A sailor stationed aboard the USS America LHD-6 spends time with his family before boarding the ship at Naval Base San Diego prior to departing on the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 deployment July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
A wife and child wait to watch the departure of the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 15th Marine Expeditionary Force at Naval Base San Diego July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
15th MEU heads to sea
A wife and child wait to watch the departure of the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 15th Marine Expeditionary Force at Naval Base San Diego July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
A sailor stationed aboard the USS America LHD-6 embraces his spouse before boarding the ship at Naval Base San Diego prior to departing on the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 deployment July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
15th MEU heads to sea
A sailor stationed aboard the USS America LHD-6 embraces his spouse before boarding the ship at Naval Base San Diego prior to departing on the America Amphibious Ready Group/15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Western Pacific 17-2 deployment July 7, 2017. The 15th MEU will provide a forward-deployed, flexible sea-based Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting a variety of combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Will Perkins)
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 11, 2017) – ISpread across three different ships, Marines of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors aboard America’s Amphibious Readiness Group (MEU/ARG) took a moment to remember that one fateful day, 16 years ago.
America ARG and 15th MEU Remember 9/11
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 11, 2017) – ISpread across three different ships, Marines of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors aboard America’s Amphibious Readiness Group (MEU/ARG) took a moment to remember that one fateful day, 16 years ago.
Lamar Harrington, commandant of Montford Point Marine Detachment 158, addresses the crowd at the Mural Unveiling ceremony during Marine Week Detroit, Sept. 9, 2017. Marine Week Detroit is an opportunity to connect with the people of the greater Detroit area, and thank them for their support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Danny Gonzalez)
The mural is unveiled at Monford Point Detachment 158
Lamar Harrington, commandant of Montford Point Marine Detachment 158, addresses the crowd at the Mural Unveiling ceremony during Marine Week Detroit, Sept. 9, 2017. Marine Week Detroit is an opportunity to connect with the people of the greater Detroit area, and thank them for their support. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Danny Gonzalez)
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 4, 2017) – A Landing Craft Air Cushion approaches USS San Diego (LPD 22) during exercise Alligator Dagger 2017. The MEU-ARG team is deployed as a crisis response and contingency force prepared to conduct operations and partner nation training. Alligator Dagger is a dedicated, unilateral combat rehearsal led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, in which combined Navy and Marine Corps units of the America Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit are to practice, rehearse and exercise integrated capabilities that are available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jeremy Laboy)
T.R.A.P. Air Familiarization
GULF OF ADEN (Sept. 4, 2017) – A Landing Craft Air Cushion approaches USS San Diego (LPD 22) during exercise Alligator Dagger 2017. The MEU-ARG team is deployed as a crisis response and contingency force prepared to conduct operations and partner nation training. Alligator Dagger is a dedicated, unilateral combat rehearsal led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, in which combined Navy and Marine Corps units of the America Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit are to practice, rehearse and exercise integrated capabilities that are available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jeremy Laboy)
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 26, 2017) – Women in leadership roles or who hold uncommon military occupational specialties in the Navy and Marine Corps are recognized on National Women Equality Day aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22). The Diversity Committee organized the event to recall and honor women throughout history and women aboard USS San Diego. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrates Women’s Equality Day
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 26, 2017) – Women in leadership roles or who hold uncommon military occupational specialties in the Navy and Marine Corps are recognized on National Women Equality Day aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22). The Diversity Committee organized the event to recall and honor women throughout history and women aboard USS San Diego. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
CAM RAHN INTERNATIONAL PORT, Vietnam — Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the America Amphibious Ready Group enjoy a game of soccer with guards of Cam Rahn International Port, Aug. 10, 2017. The soccer game was a way for both countries to build comradery while having fun playing a sport all players are passionate about. The 15th MEU and America ARG are operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance regional partnerships and serve as a ready-response capability for any type of contingency. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
15th MEU, America ARG break out the cleats for friendly soccer game
CAM RAHN INTERNATIONAL PORT, Vietnam — Marines and Sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the America Amphibious Ready Group enjoy a game of soccer with guards of Cam Rahn International Port, Aug. 10, 2017. The soccer game was a way for both countries to build comradery while having fun playing a sport all players are passionate about. The 15th MEU and America ARG are operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance regional partnerships and serve as a ready-response capability for any type of contingency. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)
U.S. Marines with several units within the I Marine Expeditionary Force observed a display of how to load and stack a shipping container during Pacific Horizon on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 12, 2017. Pacific Horizon 2017 is a Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) exercise designed to train I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) and components of Naval Beach Group 1 (NBG-1) Marines and Sailors on arrival and assembly operations as well as follow-on Marine Air Ground Task Force actions to ensure that the right equipment, supplies and tools get to the right people to be employed in a crisis response, humanitarian assistance and amassing combat power ashore from sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Gonzalez)
Box Em Up, Ship Em Out
U.S. Marines with several units within the I Marine Expeditionary Force observed a display of how to load and stack a shipping container during Pacific Horizon on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 12, 2017. Pacific Horizon 2017 is a Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) exercise designed to train I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) and components of Naval Beach Group 1 (NBG-1) Marines and Sailors on arrival and assembly operations as well as follow-on Marine Air Ground Task Force actions to ensure that the right equipment, supplies and tools get to the right people to be employed in a crisis response, humanitarian assistance and amassing combat power ashore from sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Gonzalez)
Marines with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) band stand in a mass formation of pipe bands from around the world during the 152nd Scottish Highland Gathering and Games closing ceremony in Pleasanton, Calif., Sept. 2. In addition to performing concerts, 3rd MAW band members built relationships with pipe bands from around the world including Scotland, Canada and the United States. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Sgt. David Bickel/Released)
Bands and Bagpipes: 3rd MAW Band visits “152nd Scottish Highland Gathering and Games”
Marines with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) band stand in a mass formation of pipe bands from around the world during the 152nd Scottish Highland Gathering and Games closing ceremony in Pleasanton, Calif., Sept. 2. In addition to performing concerts, 3rd MAW band members built relationships with pipe bands from around the world including Scotland, Canada and the United States. (U.S. Marines Corps photo by Sgt. David Bickel/Released)
Col. Jeff Vandaveer, commanding officer of Marine Air Control Group (MACG) 38, salutes the American flag during a battle colors rededication ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 1. During the ceremony, Vandaveer recognized the group’s 50th anniversary and rededicated its battle colors, commending past achievements and looking forward to future accomplishments. “While the rededication of the unit’s battle streamers centers on 38’s past achievements, this ceremony is all about the Marines – all of the Marines that were a part, that are a part and will be a part of this control group,” said Vandaveer. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to participate in this ceremony … I’m extremely excited about the Marines I serve along with today and even look forward to seeing what we, Marines of control group 38, do in the future.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
MACG-38 celebrates 50 years, rededicates battle colors
Col. Jeff Vandaveer, commanding officer of Marine Air Control Group (MACG) 38, salutes the American flag during a battle colors rededication ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 1. During the ceremony, Vandaveer recognized the group’s 50th anniversary and rededicated its battle colors, commending past achievements and looking forward to future accomplishments. “While the rededication of the unit’s battle streamers centers on 38’s past achievements, this ceremony is all about the Marines – all of the Marines that were a part, that are a part and will be a part of this control group,” said Vandaveer. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to participate in this ceremony … I’m extremely excited about the Marines I serve along with today and even look forward to seeing what we, Marines of control group 38, do in the future.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
Marines with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39 speak to vendors during the Hunger for Strength symposium hosted by the MAG-39 Women’s Leadership and Education Committee at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 30. The symposium is designed with the idea of providing Marines and Sailors an opportunity to gain tools which will enable them to thrive and grow in their work environment including networking with like-minded people, finding mentors, and understanding their value and sense of purpose, ultimately strengthening the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brytani Wheeler)
Strength in numbers: MAG-39 hosts Hunger for Strength Symposium
Marines with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39 speak to vendors during the Hunger for Strength symposium hosted by the MAG-39 Women’s Leadership and Education Committee at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 30. The symposium is designed with the idea of providing Marines and Sailors an opportunity to gain tools which will enable them to thrive and grow in their work environment including networking with like-minded people, finding mentors, and understanding their value and sense of purpose, ultimately strengthening the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brytani Wheeler)
Infantry Marines with 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, board a CH-53E with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 466 to conduct a battalion insert during exercise Summer Fury at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., Aug. 4. Summer Fury, a weeklong training evolution, tested several squadrons within 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing on the skills required of them during a combat deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kimberlyn Adams/Released)
From the ground up: 3rd MAW, 1st MarDiv conduct exercise Summer Fury
Infantry Marines with 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, board a CH-53E with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 466 to conduct a battalion insert during exercise Summer Fury at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., Aug. 4. Summer Fury, a weeklong training evolution, tested several squadrons within 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing on the skills required of them during a combat deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kimberlyn Adams/Released)
A pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, signals to a ground crew member after landing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 5. A total of 10 F-35B Lightning IIs and 250 Marines with VMFA-211 participated in Red Flag 17-3, a realistic combat training exercise hosted by the U.S. Air Force, to assess the squadron’s ability to deploy and support contingency operations using the F-35B. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
Combat ready: VMFA-211 prepares mission commanders
A pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, signals to a ground crew member after landing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 5. A total of 10 F-35B Lightning IIs and 250 Marines with VMFA-211 participated in Red Flag 17-3, a realistic combat training exercise hosted by the U.S. Air Force, to assess the squadron’s ability to deploy and support contingency operations using the F-35B. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
A pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, conducts the preflight inspection of an F-35B Lightning II on the first day of Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10. Red Flag 17-3 is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps and this iteration is the first to have both the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II and the Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II, which is capable of short takeoff vertical landing (STOVL). (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
Avengers assemble: Marine Corps, Air Force F-35s come together for ground-breaking exercise
A pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, conducts the preflight inspection of an F-35B Lightning II on the first day of Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10. Red Flag 17-3 is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps and this iteration is the first to have both the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II and the Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II, which is capable of short takeoff vertical landing (STOVL). (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to use blasting caps at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Preparations to MSB
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to use blasting caps at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to use blasting caps at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Preparations to MSB
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to use blasting caps at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, conduct room clearing operations in a military operations in urban terrain town at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Preparations to MSB
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, conduct room clearing operations in a military operations in urban terrain town at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, conduct room clearing operations in a military operations in urban terrain town at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Preparations to MSB
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, conduct room clearing operations in a military operations in urban terrain town at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to set up a door breaching explosive charge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment. Photo by Lance Cpl. Cutler Brice.
Preparations to MSB
Combat engineers with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, instruct Marines on how to set up a door breaching explosive charge at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment. Photo by Lance Cpl. Cutler Brice.
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, line up behind a ballistic blanket before performing a simulated door breach at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
Preparations to MSB
Marines with Combat Service Support Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, line up behind a ballistic blanket before performing a simulated door breach at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017. The Marines conducted the training to further develop their combat capabilities as part of the stand-up of the Marine Support Battalion. The mission of the new unit is to provide extensive logistical support to I MEF and I Marine Expeditionary Brigade command element, both in garrison and on deployment.
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