Talking Guns - Pfc. Sebastian Rodriguez, machine gunner, Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, fires an M240 machine gun during a night squad-attack exercise, here, May 22. MRF-D Marines used machine gunners, snipers and rifleman to suppress a simulated squad-sized enemy attack.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sarah Fiocco/Released) by United States Marine Corps Official Page http://flic.kr/p/eq52mh
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130519-M-KS710-132 - A U.S. Marine with Rolling Thunder 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2 straps down a tire after a combat logistics patrol to Combat Outpost Shir Ghazi in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 19, 2013. The patrol was conducted to deliver supplies in support of Regimental Combat Team 7 and base realignment and closure operations. (DoD photo by Sgt. Anthony L. Ortiz, U.S. Marine Corps/Released) by U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos http://flic.kr/p/eoroK3
Marines, sailors reflect during Iwo Jima visit - 130517-M-MB894-003
Marines and sailors sit on the beach with their eyes closed in reflection while Staff Sgt. Jason L. Day details the Battle of Iwo Jima during their visit May 17. During the visit, Marines and sailors took time to reflect and envision the events that transpired during the battle. Day and the Marines and sailors are assigned to Marine Wing Communications Squadron 18, Marine Air Control Group 18, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Photo by Lance Cpl. Terry Brady
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Running Around the World - A Marine runs to the finish line during the sattelite version of the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 19, 2013. The 13.1 mile race was the satellite version of the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon held in Fredericksburg, Va.
(U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe/Released)
A Marine Corps recruit’s supposed account of his boot camp experience is an entertaining read, but raises a few questions — including how he was apparently able to send an email to his budd …
Unless the scribe somehow got a hold of a smartphone, I can see this being real. Very unlikely but possible.
Loading Rounds - A Marine from Force Reconnaissance Platoon loads rounds into a magazine during close quarter tactics shooting at the Kaneohe Bay range training facility, Hawaii, May 13. Capt. Brian VanHoose, the platoon commander and a native of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, said their shooting drills are practice for enemy raids.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Suzanne Lapi) by United States Marine Corps Official Page http://flic.kr/p/emUo1j
Platoon 4024 and Platoon 4025, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, gather in front of their senior drill instructors for a discussion about core values May 20, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. The drill instructors spoke with recruits about the importance of ethics. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Aug. 2, 2013.
Corpsman Up - Corpsmen with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, II Marine Logistics Group provide medical care to an Afghan Uniformed Police officer at Combat Outpost Musa Qa’la, Afghanistan, May 18. The AUP were patrolling through Musa Qa’la District when a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) detonated. The police officer sustained minor injuries to his head and face caused by shrapnel from the explosion.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough) by United States Marine Corps Official Page http://flic.kr/p/ekWP1Q
130515-M-SO412-152 - Members of the U.S. Marine Corps sitting volleyball team gather before a game against the U.S. Army team during the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 15, 2013. The Marines beat the Army team to win the gold medal. The Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured Service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic sports including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, track and field, swimming and wheelchair basketball. (DoD photo by Lance Cpl. Sharon Kyle, U.S. Marine Corps/Released) by U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos http://flic.kr/p/em2TJ3
Moto Monday 5.20.13 - A multimedia package about Marines and sailors aboard the USS Anchorage training in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. (Video produced by Cpl. Laura Gauna and Lance Cpl. Cody Haas) by 1stmlg