3rd Marine Division’s 75 Anniversary

09/10/2017
09/10/2017: Reflecting on 75 honorable years of the 3D Marine Division, multiple veterans and current Marines describe the great legacy it has left behind and the job the Division continues to carry out until this day. The 3D Marine Division participated in several war efforts and demanding training throughout its history…

Exercise Jeanne D’Arc 2017

05/28/2017
05/28/2017: U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, forward deployed to the 3rd Marine Division, as part of the forward Unit Deployed Program, have joined the amphibious forces of Japan, France, and the United Kingdom to execute Jeanne D’ Arc, an annual French led exercise…

Marines Participate in Helo Raid from Mistral

05/21/2017
05/21/2017: U.S. Marines and Sailors forward deployed to the 3rd Marine Division, as part of the forward Unit Deployment Program, participate in a vertical assault off a British MK3 Merlin helicopter on the Island of Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, British MK3 Merlin helicopter May 16, 2017. Marines and…

Marines Train with Japanese in Cold Weather Conditions

05/01/2017
05/01/2017: U.S. Marines conduct cold weather training at sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 13- 15, 2017. Forest Light is one of various bi-lateral training opportunities conducted by JGSD and deployed U.S. Marine forces. Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary…

Marines Execute a Long-Range Raid

11/14/2016
11/14/2016: U.S Marines executed a long-range raid from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa to the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji as part of Blue Chromite 2017, Nov. 4, 2016. The Marines honed their ability to project forces from afar by executing a long-range raid over 1,000 miles via MV-22B…

Marines and JSDF Train in Forest Light

03/01/2015
03/01/2015: In the first two photos, U.S. Marines post security on patrol Dec. 9 during Forest Light 15-1 at the Oyanohara Training Area in Yamato, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. Forest Light is a routine, semi-annual exercise designed to enhance the U.S. and Japan military partnership, solidify regional security agreements and improve…

Deck Landing Qualifications Aboard USS Anchorage

06/05/2014
06/05/2014: A CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 463 launches from the flight deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during deck landing qualifications. Anchorage is seen performing training with the 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, off the coast of Kaneohe Bay An…

CARAT Malaysia 2013

08/22/2013
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…