Assault Amphibious Vehicle Weapons Training

03/31/2014
03/31/2014: U.S. Marines with Combined Assault Battalion, III Marines Expeditionary Force conducted Mark-19 and M2-50 Cal training on Assault Amphibious Vehicles in support of Exercise Ssang Yong 14 at Suesongri Range, Pohang, South Korea, March 27, 2014.  Exercise SsangYong 14 is conducted in South Korea to showcase a full spectrum…

The USMC Looks to the Future

06/06/2012
by Robbin Laird The USMC is at the heart of building the agile forces central to the restructuring of U.S. forces overall. As we argued in an op ed on Defense News: Deterring Iran or China revolves around strengthened U.S. power-projection forces. Building for the future is now. We have…

Operating in the Heartland of the Insurgency

03/07/2012
A Retrospective on the USMC in Helmand Province: Part V “Operating in the Heartland of the Insurgency” Credit:2nd MarineDivision:02/15/12 As the US engagement in Afghanistan winds down, and approach to the future is sorted out, Second Marine Division (Forward) has provided interviews with the commanding general of 2nd Marine Division…

How Did the Marines Turn Marjah?

02/22/2012
02/29/2012: As the US engagement in Afghanistan winds down, and approach to the future is sorted out, Second Marine Division (Forward) has provided interviews with the commanding general of 2nd Marine Division (Forward) which highlight the challenges and successes the Marines and sailors of the division made during their tenure…