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    A message from U.S. Marine Corps leaders explaining what Marine leadership encompasses. Interviews are conducted with high-ranking enlisted Marines and officers. Provided by Headquarters Marine Corps

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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post

    ...and this is why I wear a plate carrier.

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    Default FAST Exercise 2012



    Lance Cpl. Brett Mirabella, right, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, stands guard in a trench with Lance Cpl. Zachary Speers as part of a tactical movement scenario.


    Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, lead a follow-up attack during a practice chemical, biological, radiological attack.


    Lance Cpl. Kyle Nielson, right, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon is instructed by Cpl. Devin McHenry on the next step for a practice chemical, biological, radiological attack


    Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, make their way through a trench in a tactical movement scenario.


    Lance Cpl. Mario Melendez, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, stands guard as fellow Marines clear a trench in a tactical movement scenario.


    Lance Cpl. Eddi Easterling, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, prepares a M249 machine gun to receive more ammo from Staff Sgt. Jared Leonard, while participating in a weapons firing evolution.


    Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, prepare to shoot M-16 rifles during a weapons firing evolution


    Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, practice tactical movement drills on a empty house.


    Capt. Jared Rey, platoon commander of Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, looks back to ensure the Marines are performing the correct procedures during a chemical, biological, and radiological attack


    Lance Cpl. Steven Sherril, assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, stands guard as the platoon practices a chemical, biological, radiological attack.


    Cpl. Devin McHenry, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, leads fellow Marines through a trench in a tactical movement scenario.

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    Great pics, vor!

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    Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon, lead a follow-up attack during a practice chemical, biological, radiological attack.




    Lance Cpl. Kyle Nielson, right, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific, 2nd Company, 2nd Platoon is instructed by Cpl. Devin McHenry on the next step for a practice chemical, biological, radiological attack

    Its that the Standar USMC gas mask?? its new???

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    Default Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific

    [FONT=Verdana]More than 50 Marines assigned to 2nd Platoon are training at Camp Rodriguez Live Fire Complex as part of FAST Exercise 2012 to further sustain and improve weapons marksmanship, Feb. 27 - March 8[/FONT]


    Sgt. Anthony Simmons, assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, issues orders over his PRC/AN 117 radio


    Lance Cpl. Anthony Cariascastillo, assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, awaits further instruction while participating in a live fire exercise.


    Sgt. Wendell Claxon, assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, instructs Lance Cpl. Rudy Pineda on the next course of fire while participating in a live fire exercise.


    Marines assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, conduct a live fire exercise using M16 A4 rifles, M4 assault rifles, M240 medium machine guns and the M39 enhanced marksmanship rifle.


    Lance Cpl. Matthew Guerrero, assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, uses a spotting scope to help Lance Cpl. Timothy Gainey aim more precisely while participating in a live fire exercise.


    Lance Cpl. Daniel Cariascastillo, assigned to 2nd Platoon, Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, loads rounds in to a M16 rifle magazine.

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    Default Afghanistan



    Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, walks through an unfarmed field during a patrol, Feb. 26, 2012. Ward, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, focused on mentoring his Marines and accomplishing the mission. Ward challenged his Marines to step into more difficult leadership roles, prepping them for when they are squad leaders.


    Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, watches his team leader, Cpl. Manuel Ortiz, also with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, during a patrol, Feb. 26, 2012. The Marines went from compound to compound, asking the local people about insurgent activity. After talking to numerous households, the Marines returned to debrief and talk about what they learned.


    Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, patrols through a village, near here, Feb. 26, 2012. Ward said he saw a change from when he was in Sangin, a year ago. Adding since deploying again, there have been substantial less firefights for the Marines.


    Cpl. Manuel Ortiz, a team leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, watches his rear security, while on patrol, Feb. 26, 2012. Ortiz, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, used this deployment to train his Marines for future leadership roles. Ortiz mentored his Marines, drawing from his experience as a new Marine


    Cpl. Manuel Ortiz, a team leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, patrols through Sangin, Feb. 26. 2012. Ortiz, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, used this deployment to train the younger Marines. As a team leader, Ortiz gave his Marines additional responsibility while overseeing their progress. Ortiz trained his Marines to fill his shoes after he leaves the squad.


    Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, searches for anything suspicious through the scope of his rifle, while on patrol, Feb. 26, 2012. Ward, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, mentored his Marines throughout his deployment the same way he was mentored. Ward said as a squad leader he looks after his Marines physical and mental health.


    Cpl. Ian Ward, a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Lima Company, looks through the scope of his rifle to identify some suspicious people, with Cpl. Manuel Ortiz, a team leader with the platoon, during a patrol, Feb. 27, 2012. Ward, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, mentored his Marines, training them for when he leaves the squad. Ward put junior Marines in leadership billets, giving them valuable experience.

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    Default Texas Marines a ‘jack-of-all-trades’



    Cpl. Randy Cripe, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, walks through a small field, while on patrol Feb. 27, 2012. Cripe talked to local Afghan people about insurgent activity in the area. Cripe searched for a possible insurgent, questioning neighbors, friends and family.


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    Marines with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, patrol through Sangin, stopping to talk to the locals Feb. 27, 2012. The Marines searched for a suspected insurgent, detaining him later that day. The Marines talked to as many local people as they could, asking to speak to the head of each house.


    Marines with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, patrol through Sangin, stopping to talk to the locals Feb. 27, 2012. The Marines searched for a suspected insurgent, detaining him later that day. The Marines talked to as many local people as they could, asking to speak to the head of each house.


    Marines with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, patrol through a small village, going from compound to compound, talking to the local people Feb. 27, 2012. The Marines, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, searched for a suspected insurgent, apprehending him later in the day.


    Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wurst, a team leader with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, smiles while in a local compound Feb. 27, 2012. Wurst said he tried to keep spirits up by keeping a positive attitude and smiling, while still taking his job seriously. Wurst played songs on his guitar, that he would create, to keep his morale high while deployed.


    Marines with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, traverse rocky terrain during a patrol Feb. 27, 2012. The Marines, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, visited different compounds, asking the local people about insurgent activity in the area.


    Cpl. Randy Cripe, a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, provides security, with the rest of his squad, while on patrol Feb. 27, 2012. Cripe, currently deployed with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, used Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wurst as his go-to-guy, using his ability to adapt, to fill the squads needs. Cripe used Wurst as his coverman and navigator while patrolling today.


    Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wurst, a team leader with 2nd Platoon, Lima Company, acts as cover man for the sweeper, marking possible improvised explosive devices and helping navigate the squad while patrolling Feb. 27, 2012.
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    some amazing photos on this page

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    Default MARSOC - Emerald Warrior 2012

    [FONT=Verdana]U.S. Marine special operators and U.S. Navy corpsmen participate in close quarters battle training during Emerald Warrior at Stennis Space Center, Miss., March 4, 2012[/FONT]

























































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    Default MARSOC - Emerald Warrior 2012

    [FONT=Verdana]U.S. Marine special operators and U.S. Navy corpsmen participate in close quarters battle training during Emerald Warrior at Stennis Space Center, Miss., March 4, 2012[/FONT]

























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    video


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    Default Make Peace or Die! 1st Battalion 5th Marines

    sorry if repost. Great video though.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=xpmpkgNCgh8



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    Default Marines compete and learn at the 2012 Western Division Matches



    Cpl. Neil Sookdeo, an instructor and competitor on the Marine Corps shooting Team, answers a question from shooters during the 200-yard stage of fire during the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range here, March 14. Unlike a traditional rifle range, the matches incorporate combat marksmanship classes, individual shooting competition and team shooting competition. One of four similar division matches around the world, the match hosted more than 200 shooters competing at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 27 to March 16.


    Second Lt. Jared S. Dalton, a communications officer with Communications Company, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conducts proper follow through after sending a round downrange during the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range here, March 14.


    Shooting team members use scopes to observe a fellow shooter's impacts downrange during the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range here, March 14.


    Lance Cpl. Everett J. Tucker, an ordnance technician with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 and a member of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma shooting team, squeezes off a shot during the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range here, March 14.


    Lance Cpl. Everett J. Tucker, an ordnance technician with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 and a member of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma shooting team, squeezes off a shot during the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range, here, March 14.


    Lance Cpl. Everett J. Tucker, an ordnance technician with the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma shooting team, takes part in the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range, here, March 14.


    Cpl. Garrett W. Gilbeau, a heavy equipment mechanic with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 38, assumes a good sitting position during his preparation time at the 2012 Western Division Matches aboard Wilcox Range, here, March 14.

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