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Posts Tagged ‘Deployment’

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    Combat shooting team brings new dimension to marksmanship

    One shot, one kill. Every Marine strives to live by this creed while in combat, but the past ten years of war in the Middle East have challenged this mantra. The number of rounds per  [Read more...]

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    Bazaar Friday

    GARMSIR DISTRICT, Afghanistan – As long as there is daylight at Patrol Base Jaker, the feistiest merchants of Khalaj Bazaar stand outside the gate, ceaselessly advertising kabobs and energy drinks in their shrill, adolescent voices.  [Read more...]

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    1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment

    CURRENT Mission: 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, recently deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan. Their mission is to partner with the Afghan National Security Forces and conduct counterinsurgency operations in Garmsir, focusing on protecting the population,  [Read more...]

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    Harvesting A Bright Future

    ATLANTIC OCEAN, USS Iwo Jima — After four months of providing humanitarian assistance to eight countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Marines and Sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 steamed through  [Read more...]

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    From Land to Air to Sea

    MARINES followed members of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s reconnaissance platoon as they trained for six days before setting sail. Live-fire ranges, an airfield and boat ramps, all in close proximity to each other, afforded the Marines a chance to parachute, dive, cast themselves from helicopters, swim, insert beaches on rubber boats, detonate grenades and claymores, and shoot a menagerie of weapons.

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    Remebering Our Roots

    Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, were hooking and jabbing in Afghanistan, setting the tone for future operations in the Helmand Province. Back on the forward operating base, two Marines with Regimental Combat Team 3 decided to provide a little extra motivation to their fellow Devil Dogs, constructing a memorial in the image of an iconic Marine photograph.

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    Next Generation Vehicles

    To be successful in battle, the Marine Corps relies on sophisticated logistical support. Here are two of the Corps’ latest technologies paving the way for Marines in the fight. M-ATV – (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain  [Read more...]