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    Sea Monsters

    Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Romanian Marines wait to return to the USS Whidbey Island while ashore at Capu Midia, Romania. The Romanian and American Marines were  [Read more...]

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    A Look At Cobra Gold

    From its beginning in 1982, Cobra Gold has been a vital part of United States strategy in the Pacific. Hosted annually in the Kingdom of Thailand, the exercise, which is one of the largest of  [Read more...]

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    Flight Line

    The flight crews of two CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, assess the situation in a landing zone. The Marines evaluated the zone for possible threats, after a combat assault landing  [Read more...]

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    First To Fight

      MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines fight to win wars. Sometimes they fight for belts, titles and the love of a sport. Mixed martial arts is growing tremendously worldwide. In the past  [Read more...]

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    Ready To Rumble

      Before you throw your dukes up, it’s best if you know what you’re doing first. Through proper training, you’re more likely to win a fight than to walk away with nothing but a ringing  [Read more...]

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    Bigger, Stronger, Tougher

    Soldiers with 1st Company, Commando Battalion, 7th Iraqi Army Division, graduated from a four-week training course designed by Military Transition Team 7 of Multi-National Force – West to help the soldiers hone their combat skills.  [Read more...]

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    Finding the Way

    Cpl. David Valdes, a rifleman with the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, teaches an Iraqi soldier how to properly use a global positioning system receiver during a land navigation exercise. Valdes was helping instruct a  [Read more...]

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    Do your MCIs

    Rank on the line for some corporals Corporals, did you complete your “Leading Marines,” Marine Corps Institute, correspondence course? If not, you may want to jump on it fast or you may be reduced back  [Read more...]

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    Packing Up and Moving

    A Marine from 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, loads the mules back with supplies just before a hike that will take them more than 1,000 feet in elevation.  [Read more...]

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    Firing Mission!

    Cannoneers with 5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, fire off a 155 mm round from an M777A1 Lightweight Howitzer into the Combat Center’s desert training area Jan. 30. The leightweight howitzer can effectively fire up to  [Read more...]

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    Combat Fitness Test

    CFT. When some Marines hear those three letters together, they might get a little nervous, sort of along the same lines as hearing the words “the gas chamber.” On the other hand, some Marines may  [Read more...]