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Photo Friday: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”

Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines patrol towards their objective during an airfield seizure exercise as a part of Exercise Steel Knight 2014 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013. Steel Knight enables 1st … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Reloading!”

Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, reload their 240B machine gun at a support by fire-position during a company-sized attack on Range 401 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The battalion is currently … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Pull the Cord”

Marines with Battery N, 5th Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, fire an M777 A2 howitzer during a series of integrated firing exercises at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Centter Twentynine Palms’ Quakenbush Training Area April 26, 2013. photo courtesy of:¬†Cpl. … Continue reading

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Marines shift focus as drawdown hits milestone

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: Lance Cpl. Jason Morrison, USMC The Marine Corps has completed the next significant phase of its force drawdown in Afghanistan, potentially setting the stage for 2013 to be the last year with a … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Fire Team Ready”

Lance Cpl. Mark Fitzmyer, rifleman, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, provides cover fire for the rest of his platoon during an attack on the Combat Center’s Range 410A July 6, 2012, during Large Scale Exercise-1/Javelin Thrust 2012. photo … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Die Mother F*cker! Die!”

Pfc. Corey J. Bishop, a machine gunner with Weapons Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and an Alexander City, Ala. native, lays down suppressive fire during a company assault exercise at Range 400 at Marine Corps Air Ground … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Mojave Machine Gunner”

Lance Cpl. Theodore McCormick, a machine gunner with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, prepares to load an amphibious assault vehicle to begin Exercise Clear, Hold, Build 2 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Sept. … Continue reading

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