Canadian and US AAV training during RIMPAC 2018

U.S. Marines with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion and 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment conduct assault amphibious vehicle familiarization training with Canadian Armed Forces during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise at Camp Pendleton, California, June 28, 2018.  Marines training with partner nations from around the world enhances prowess. RIMPAC…

The Aviation Element Within the MAGTF

10/30/17: U.S. Marine Corps 1stLt Geremiah Simoes, Executive Officer Lima Co, 3rd Battalion 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, discusses the integration of maneuver forces with Marine Aviation across the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-18 at Yuma, Az., on Sept. 27, 2017.…

Exercise Koolendong 16

09/08/2016: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, conduct Exercise Koolendong 16 at Bradshaw Field Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, August 28, 2016. The Marines are part of Marine Rotational Force - Darwin and are taking part in Exercise Koolendong 16, a tri – lateral training exercise between U.S. Marines,…

Dropping in Unannounced: 15th MEU Marines Execute Vertical Raid

06/25/2015: U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a vertical raid during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) March 29, 2015. These Marines departed the USS Essex (LHD 2), off the coast of San Diego, in MV-22B Ospreys and landed…

Dawn Blitz Air Assault Exercise

06/26/2013: Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment load into MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters as a part of a large-scale air assault to 29 Palms involving over 30 helicopters during exercise Dawn Blitz, June 20.  Dawn Blitz 2013 is one of a series of amphibious training events…

31st MEU, Philippine Marines Execute a Live-Fire Helicopter Raid

12/20/2012: Marines with Company G., Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Philippine Marines of the 3rd Marine Battalion, 33rd Marine Company, are inserted by helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (Reinforced) to conduct a live-fire raid. Produced by Sgt. Paul Robbins, Jr.…

31st MEU Marines Learn Jungle Survival in the Philippines

12/12/2012: Marines with Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, learn jungle survival techniques from Philippine Marines during a training evolution of Amphibious Landing Exercise 2013.  Credit:31st Marine Expeditionary Unit:10/12/12