USMC Conducts Training Exchange with JGSDF, Part 2

03/30/2013
03/30/2013: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conduct live-fire training with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Jan. 24, 2013.  During Iron Fist 2013, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Western Army…

Aero Hunter

01/11/2013
01/11/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, MAG-16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines with the air interdiction force (AIF) conduct Operation Aero Hunter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.…

NCO Infantry Battle Course

01/03/2012
01/03/2012: U.S. Marines in Afghanistan take a step to the side as Afghan soldiers take the lead and put to use their newly acquired skills as combat effective NCO's during the first NCO Infantry Battle Course. Credit: American Forces Network Afghanistan:11/29/11

Darwin Military Museum

12/14/2011
12/14/2011: U.S. Marines with 2nd Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team out of Norfolk, Va., visit Darwin Military Museum in Darwin, Australia, Nov. 26, 2011. FAST Marines are attending Exercise Semper Fast 2011, a combined training event hosted by 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment focusing on small arms ranges, direct fire ranges,…

Operation Black Sand (2)

09/30/2011
09/30/2011: The second part of the video shows how U.S. Marines with Route Clearance Platoon, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion (2D CEB) dig on a possible Improvised Explosive Device (IED) find using the Buffalo, a tactical support vehicle used in the platoon, outside of Combat Outpost Shukvani, Afghanistan on August 10,…

Operation Black Sand

09/29/2011
09/29/2011: This video shows how U.S. Marines with Route Clearance Platoon, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion (2D CEB) remove an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on their way back to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan on August 13, 2011. After Operation Black Sand ended, it was up to Route Clearance platoon to find and…

Talisman Sabre 2011: Live Fire 81mm Range

08/09/2011
08/09/2011: U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's battalion landing team, firing the M252 81mm Mortar Systems during Talisman Sabre 2011 on Townshend Island, Australia.Talisman Sabre promotes the alliance with Australia. Credit: Talisman Sabre 2011 Combat Camera: 07/14/2011

Osprey Maintenance in Afghanistan

06/04/2011
05/29/2011: U.S. Marines of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 (VMM-264) carry out their duties in effort to maintain their MV-22 Ospreys for continued mission readiness to support troops on the ground, Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, May 24, 2011.VMM-264 carries out a variety of air support missions for the ground…