Osprey Across the Pacific

09/25/2017: U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 successfully completed their deployment with Marine Rotational Force Darwin on Sept. 17, 2017. This marked several milestones for the aircraft, which included the first trans-Pacific Flight from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to Darwin, Australia and the aircrafts first deployment…

Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2017

06/07/2017: MOUNT BUNDEY TRAINING AREA, Australia U.S. Marines with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, execute a company sized attack in new terrain as part of Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2017, May 17, 2017. Southern Jackaroo 2017 is a multi-lateral combined arms training activity…

Aussie Pilot Awarded USMC Air Medal

06/06/2017: AUSTRALIAN ARMY BASE ROBERTSON BARRACKS, Darwin – Lt. Col. Brian Middleton, commanding officer of Marine Rotational Force Darwin, presented Australian Army Maj. Joel Domigan with the Air Medal with combat valor on May 26, 2017. Domigan was recognized for his heroic actions as an AH- 1 Cobra pilot with Marine…

Pacific Magazine: Exercise Koolendong 2016

09/15/2016: Exercise Koolendong is designed to increase the independence and security of our key partners in the Pacific Region. Marine Rotational Force Darwin (MRF-D), worked side by side with Australian and French New Caldonian Forces to improve interoperability. Video by Cpl. Paul Williams III:American Forces Network Pacific:09.08.2016

Marines Finish Initial Darwin, Australia Rotation

10/2472014: In the first two photos, Marines march single file on to the aircraft as they depart Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin Oct. 17, ending the Marine Rotational Force Darwin’s six-month deployment in the Northwest Territory. The MRF-D is returning to Camp Pendleton, California, and Marine Corps Base Hawaii.…