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    Default Snipers of the Sky



    Pfc. Juvahne Bramwell, left, an assistant gunner and a Stephen City, Va., native, and Lance Cpl. Rawshean Haynes, a gunner and a Warren, Ohio, native, both with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, spot a notional enemy aircraft on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The battery Marines use a shoulder-fired Stinger training missile during a training exercise, preparing for future deployments


    Pfc. Juvahne Bramwell, left, an assistant gunner and a Stephen City, Va., native, and Lance Cpl. Rawshean Haynes, a gunner and a Warren, Ohio, native, both with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, spot and prepare to lock onto a notional enemy aircraft on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The battery Marines use a shoulder-fired Stinger training missile during a training exercise, preparing for future deployments.


    Lance Cpl. Rawshean Haynes, a gunner with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion and a Warren, Ohio, native, checks for lateral limits during a training exercise on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. Lateral limits are the boundaries within which each team has to shoot their shoulder-fired Stinger training missiles.


    Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, check coordinates on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The Marines had to wear gas masks in preparation for notional chemical attacks.


    Pfc. Juvahne Bramwell, a gunner with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and a Stephen City, Va., native, practices locking on to a notional enemy aircraft on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The battery Marines trained for four days to prepare for future combat scenarios.


    Cpl. Shay Moody, a team leader for Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and a Harlan, Ky., native, marks the coordinates of his teamís position on San Clemente, Calif., March 13. The battery Marines trained for four days to prepare for future combat scenarios.

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    Default Marines from 1st LAR patrol through Sre Kala, disrupt enemy activity



    U.S. Marines and Sailors with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion conduct a dismounted patrol through Sre Kala village. Alpha Co. Marines and Sailors conduct daily patrols to disrupt enemy activity and search for enemy weapons caches, clearing the area as Afghan national security forces prepare to take the lead in counter insurgency operations within Khan-Neshin district. 03.13.2012

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    Nice posting Vor, thanks.

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    Default 31st MEU Conducts Mock Helicopter Raid to Eliminate Insurgents



    Marines and Sailors with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, insert via CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (Reinforced), to eliminate mock insurgents during a helicopter raid as part of their Certification Exercise. The assault force used fast rope insertion to reach the objective and take three buildings held by aggressors with simulated ammunition. Includes sound bites from Lance Cpl. Juan Barajas, Rifleman with Company C, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. 03.16.2012

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    Default Consistency, safety key to 2nd Recon Bn. jumps



    Marines with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, parachute toward their landing zone at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 12. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    Sergeant David O. Wharton, a reconnaissance Marine with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, walks back to the staging area after conducting low-level static jump operations at drop zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 12. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    Marines with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, parachute toward their landing zone at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 12. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    A MV-22 Osprey aircraft prepares to land at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 spent nearly eight hours providing flight operations for Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalionís jump. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    Three reconnaissance Marines with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to land after their high altitude open jump March 12 at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    Three reconnaissance Marines with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to land after their high altitude open jump March 12 at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. The recon Marines conducted jump operations from March 12 - 16, which included low-level static line, high altitude opening and high altitude low opening jumps.


    Gunnery Sgt. Brad Dean, a Richlands, N.C. native and the operations chief for Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, gives the six-minute jump warning to recon Marines prior to exiting the MV-22 Osprey aircraft March 12 at drop zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.


    Corporal Rylan S. Miller, a reconnaissance Marine with Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducts the first round of parachute checks on Marines with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, March 12, at Tactical Landing Zone Pheasant in the Greater Sandy Run Area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune prior to their low-level static line jumps.

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    US Marine Recruits are led through the receiving process by US Marine Drill Instructors.06.20.2011

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    Default Infantry Officers Course

    The Infantry Officers Course came to Range 220 March 13, 2012. Their exercise included Afghan role players and simulated improvised explosive devices. The officers used techniques they learned in their previous 10 weeks int he course.


    Newly-commissioned officers with the Infantry Officers' Course scan for mines before breaching the enemy base during a live fire training exercise at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    A student with the Infantry Officers' Course throws a grappling hook to test the razor wire in front of his position for ****y traps during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    Students with the Infantry Officers' Course dash over razor wire toward the first enemy bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center.


    Students with the Infantry Officers' Course dash over razor wire toward the first enemy bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center.


    Marines with the Infantry Officers' Course order the right flank to circle back around for the first assault during their live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    A Marine with the Infantry Officers' Course moves to circle back for the assault on the first bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center.


    Cover fire is provided for Infantry Officers' Course students charging the first bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation


    A squad leader with Infantry Officers' School instructs a fire team before they launch an assault on the first bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center


    Cover fire is provided for Infantry Officers' Course students charging the first bunker during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation


    Newly-commissioned officers with the Infantry Officers' Course enter the trenches of a simulated enemy base during a live-fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation


    Newly-commissioned officers with the Infantry Officers' Course enter the trenches of a simulated enemy base during a live-fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation


    A lieutenant with the Infantry Officers’ Course informs an instructor of his team’s battle plan during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center


    A newly-commissioned lieutenant with the Infantry Officers' Course lobs a grenade into the trenches of a simulated enemy base during a live-fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation


    Students with the Infantry Officers' Course charge from trench to trench during a live-fire training exercise at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    Students with the Infantry Officers' Course charge from trench to trench during a live-fire training exercise at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    A simulated casualty is moved to cover during the Infantry Officers' Course live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The Combat Center is the last stop for the group of Marines during their training to become infantry officers and serves as the location for their final test before graduation.


    The current Infantry Officers' Course's second squad charges to the finale bunker of an attack during live fire training at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises and is unique to the Combat Center


    A lieutenant with the Infantry Officers' Course provides cover fire for the attacking squad during a live fire training exercise at Range 410A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center


    Newly-commissioned Marines with the Infantry Officers' Course made their way to a debrief after live fire training at Range 410 A March 15, 2012. The course, which lasts a matter of weeks, runs the new officers through both day and night live-fire exercises is unique to the Combat Center
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    Great pics; as always, vor!

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    Default Infantry Officers Course

    The Infantry Officers Course came to Range 220 March 13, 2012. Their exercise included Afghan role players and simulated improvised explosive devices. The officers used techniques they learned in their previous 10 weeks int he course


    2nd Lt. Jedidiah Hall, student, Infantry Officers Course, patrols through the military on urban terrain town at Range 220 March 14, 2012.


    2nd Lt. Altan Kandiyeli, student, Infantry Officers Course, speaks through his radio during an exercise at Range 220 March 14, 2012.


    2nd Lt. Bernardo Garcia, student, Infantry Officers Course, takes mortars found in a military on urban terrain town house during an exercise at Range 220 March 14, 2012


    2nd Lt. Jedidiah Hall, student, Infantry Officers Course, provides security as an insurgent role player is put in the back of a police car during an exercise at Range 220 March 14, 2012


    A suicide bomber role player dressed as an Afghan police officer explodes with white powder, creating simulated casualties during an exercise for the Infantry Officers Course at Range 220 March 14, 2012


    A Marine in the Infantry Officers Course uses the radio off a simulated casualty during an exercise at Range 220 March 14, 2012


    An Afghan interpreter drags the body of a simulated casualty during an exercise for the Infantry Officers Course at Range 220 March 14, 2012

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    Default Age of Warriors: Infantry Officers' Course


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    Default U.S Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Battle Colors Detachment



    The Commandant's Own Drum and Bugle Corps, the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and Marine Corps Color Guard perform a Battle Colors Ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. on Mar. 12 2012. Each year, this highly skilled unit travels worldwide to demonstrate the discipline, professionalism, and "Esprit de Corps" of United States Marines

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    Default Helo training gives Marines element of surprise

    The raid was conducted during the MEUís Certification Exercise, which upon completion certifies that the MEU is capable to respond to a wide range of contingency operations. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the nationís force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region


    CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan-Marines with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, board a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter during a helicopter raid here, March 16.


    Lance Cpl. Ethan Roe, squad automatic weapon gunner with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security for simulated wounded Marines during a helicopter raid here, March 16.


    Lance Cpl. William Stone, an engineer with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security for simulated casualty during a helicopter raid here, March 16.


    CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan -Marines with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, provide security and advance on their objective during a helicopter raid here, March 16.


    CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan -Lance Cpl. Adam Prince, a team leader with Company C, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Lance Cpl. Conner Parmley, squad automatic weapon gunner, Company C, BLT 1/4, detain a mock insurgent during a helicopter raid here, March 16.

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    Default 31st MEU executes boat raid as final event of their certification exercise



    Marines and Sailors with Company A, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a benign landing under the cover of darkness to eliminate mock insurgents during the final event of the unit's certification exercise. Marine role players serve as enemy combatants while Japanese civilians portray local police, citizens and media.03.17.2012

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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post
    LOL, their not even Japanese playing the civilians or police. Their Filipinos.

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