Working GCE and ACE Integration and WTI 2-18

06/27/2018
U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Battalion 4th Marines post security during assault support tactics three during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-18 in Yuma, Ariz., on April. 20, 2018.  [maxgallery id="117989"] WTI is a seven week training event hosted by Marine Aviation and Weapons Tactics Squadron One cadre which emphasizes…

31st MEU Conducts Noncombatant Evacuation Operations

06/19/2015
06/19/2015: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), take off carrying noncombatant role-players during a Noncombatant Evacuation Operation as part of Certification Exercise (CERTEX), on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, March 22, 2014. CERTEX is the culminating event of the MEU's…

Marines Work With Malaysian Armed Forces

05/24/2015
05/24/2015: U.S. Marines run to an MV-22B Osprey for extraction Feb. 27 during a theater security cooperation event. During the event, the Marines executed a vertical assault where they engaged targets with M16 service rifles, M240B medium machine guns and Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapons with support from 60 mm mortars.…

Fast Rope Training at Sea

04/25/2015
04/25/2015: U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) practice fast-rope training aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), at sea, Feb. 4, 2015. The Marines are seen conducting unit-level training to prepare for their spring patrol of the Asia-Pacific region. [maxgallery…

Amphibious Landing Ssang Yong 14

04/05/2014
04/05/2014: U.S Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, assigned to the Battalion Landing Team, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct an amphibious landing utilizing Assault Amphibious Vehicles in support of Exercise Ssang Yong 14 at Beach Landing Site Red, Pohang, the Republic of Korea, and March 29, 2014.  Exercise…

31st MEU Delivers Marines and Sailors 300 Miles Inland for Exercise Koolendong 13

09/01/2013
09/1/2013: Marines and sailors with Company E., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, offload from an MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, to participate in Exercise Koolendong 13 here, Aug. 30. The 31st MEU is moving a battalion-sized force more…

31st MEU Completes Jungle Endurance Course

05/14/2012
Marines with Company B., Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, complete the jungle endurance course following a two-week training evolution at the Jungle Warfare Training Center at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa.Some of the skills showcased are rappelling, rope sliding and stretcher making while alternatively allowing the…

The 31st MEU’s Battalion Landing Team hone skills in helicopter assaults

01/25/2012
01/25/2012: Marines and Sailors with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a helicopter assault on Ie Shima Island, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. As the MEU’s Helo Company, this raid type training prepares the unit for real-time objectives it may face…