Marines Emphasize Cold-Weather Training

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks with a Marine during an exercise in Bridgeport, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019. [maxgallery id="123586"] Gen. Neller observed mountain warfare cold weather training and discussed ways to optimize training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Olivia G. Ortiz). BRIDGEPORT, CA, UNITED…

Exercise White Claymore 19  

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, execute ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  [maxgallery id="123619"] The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper…

Bayou Thunder

Bayou Thunder was held off the coast of Louisiana, Jan. 29, 2019.  [maxgallery id="123414"] The purpose of the exercise is to enhance Marine attack Squadron (VMA) 231's air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities while also strengthening service interoperability with joint services.  The aircraft are assigned to VMA-231, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd…

2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team: Loading Vehicles at the Railhead

Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division work through winter's chill to get vehicles loaded for departure to National Training Center (NTC) in Fort Irwin, CA. [maxgallery id="123360"] FORT RILEY, KS, UNITED STATES 02.11.2019 Photo by Staff Sgt. Simon McTizic  2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division 

Air Transportable Fire Truck

(L-R) Royal Australian Air Force Fire Fighters, Leading Aircraftwoman Sheridan Sandstrom and Aircraftman Kyle Miller of No. 22 Squadron, in their full fire fighting ensemble with a Truck Fire General Purpose Oshkosh Striker Air Transportable fire truck at RAAF Base Richmond. [maxgallery id="122931"] January 18, 2019 Australian Department of Defence

Exercise Emerald Warrior 19

Emerald Warrior provides annual realistic and relevant pre- deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare Special Operations Forces, Conventional Force enablers, [maxgallery id="122817"] Partner Nations and Interagency elements to integrate with and execute full spectrum Special Operations in a complex and uncertain Irregular Warfare security environment using all…

Anchorage 2018 Deployment

A CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (Reinforced), prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) while on a deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). …

Maintaining Lethality

Regionally allocated forces conduct maintenance regularly to maintain readiness and lethality, and participate in future training exercises with partners and allies. AHB recently began a rotation in Romania to support Atlantic Resolve, a joint NATO commitment to build readiness and enhance the bond between ally and partner nations through multinational…