Shaping a Distributed C2 System

09/20/2014: Hawaii Marines are seen in this video testing new command and control war fighting concepts and technologies during experiment during RIMPAC 2014. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, stationed on Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, begin command and control of distributed Marine forces training on Kahuku Training Area…

Black Sea Rotational Force Works with Romanian, Armenian and Bulgarian Forces

05/06/2014: Marines assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 14.2 from Weapon's Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment familiarize Romanian, Armenian and Bulgarian Militaries with BSRF-14's crew served and personal weapon systems, 29 April 2014 aboard Babadag, Training Area, Romania. BSRF has deployed to a number of states for exercises and…

Journey Back to Khe Sanh

04/27/2014: Introduction by Ed Timperlake Khe Sanh has an important place in the Vietnam War.  For Marines, the epic battle is how they remember the name. In a remote mountain stronghold in 1968, six thousand US Marines awoke one January morning to find themselves surrounded by 20,000 enemy troops. Their only road…

Black Sea Rotational Force Marines Come to Latvia

04/09/2014:Marines with Weapon's Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force ride in Latvian Bandvagn 206 tracked vehicles during Summer Shield, 7 April 2014, aboard Camp Adazi, Latvia. The tracked vehicles allow the Latvian military to mobilize their 82mm mortar systems.  Credit: Black Sea Rotational  Force:4/7/14 The…

Army Aviation Operating in Afghanistan

01/16/2014: This slideshow looks at key assets from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade of the 1st Cavalry Division, attached to Task Force Knighthawk, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade operating in Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='army-aviation-afghanistan'] Credit:10th Combat Aviation Brigade:11/26/13 In the first photo, an AH-64 Apache helicopter makes its approach at Forward Operating Base…

CARAT Malaysia 2013

08/22/2013: CARAT Malaysia 2013 [slidepress gallery='carat-malaysia-2013'] Credit: Navy Media Content Services: 6/20/13 In the first four photos, U.S. Marines and sailors assigned to 1st Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, attached to Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct an amphibious raid exercise with the Royal Malaysian…

82nd Airborne, Canadian Soldiers Train Together

05/15/2013: Paratroopers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division train with 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment in Joint Operational Access Exercise Feb. 28, 2013. Credit:2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs 2/28/13

Aero Hunter

01/11/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, MAG-16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines with the air interdiction force (AIF) conduct Operation Aero Hunter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.…