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…

Cobra Gold 2014 Osprey Flight

05/15/2014
05/15/2014: U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262(VMM-262) Marine Aircraft Group 36 (MAG 36) 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW) III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF), conducts a land survey of landing zones the first day of exercise Cobra Gold 2014, Feb. 10, 2014.  Cobra Gold is a multinational…

Cobra Gold 2014: Training for NBC Environment

02/20/2014
02/20/2014: Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force train with Royal Thai sailors and airmen in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense tactics. Wing One Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 on Feb. 16.…

Ospreys Refuel in Mid-Air En Route to Singapore Air Show (Video)

02/11/2014
02/11/2014:MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, conducting mid-air refueling while on the way to Singapore from Okinawa, Japan, for the Singapore Air Show, Feb. 6, 2014. Credit: III Marine Expeditionary Force:2/6/14 The Ospreys followed two KC-130J Super Hercules planes of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 from Okinawa…

Marines Establish Self-sustaining Water Purification System

01/12/2014
01/12/2014: Lance Cpl. Dean O. Barrett, from San Diego, Calif., gathers accurate readings using a tactical water purification system Nov. 6, 2013, to determine the chemicals needed to properly purify seawater around a beach area on Tinian during exercise Forager Fury II. The water provided will be the sole source…

MV-22B Osprey Demonstration at BRIDEX13

12/05/2013
12/05/2013: An MV-22B Osprey conducts an aerial demonstration at the 4th Biennial Brunei Darussalam International Defense Exhibition and Conference Dec. 3 at the BRIDEX Exhibition Center in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The five-day event includes displays and demonstrations of military equipment, with the theme of bridging the capability gap.  U.S.…

Marine Conducting Forward Arming and Refueling Point Operations

11/25/2013
11/25/2013: U.S. Marines conducting Forward Arming and Refueling Point operations Nov. 21 at Guiuan Airfield, Republic of the Philippines, during Operation Damayan. In this case, obviously the Marines are doing a Refueling Support Operation only. The Marines supporting the Typhoon Haiyan relief effort are with III Marine Expeditionary Brigade in…

Preparing Aid for Delivery in Operation Damayan

11/19/2013
11/19/2013: U.S. Marines with the Transportation Services, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 3D Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Philippine service members and volunteers with the Department of Social Welfare and Development prepare for the arrival of survivors on Villamor Airbase, the Republic of the Philippines, Nov. 17, 2013.  The…