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These pine cones shoot back! The latest intake of recruits for The Netherlands Marine Corps (Korps Mariniers) have been busy practicing and conducting various field exercises as part of their training cycle. Photo credit: Mariniers Opleidingscentrum, Koninklijke Marine […]

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Green Berets for German Marines?

The German Navy Sea Battalion (German: Seebataillon) is a land formation of the Bundesmarine, formed on 1 April 2014 and consisting of approximately 1,100 sailors structured into four companies, plus support elements. Each company, led by a lieutenant commander (Korvettenkapitän, OF-3), is specialized in specific field of force protection. The specific specialist companies are – […]

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A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force Europe 21.1 (MRF-E), Marine Forces Europe and Africa, sights-in during a patrol during Exercise Reindeer II in Setermoen, Norway, Nov. 28, 2020. Reindeer II was a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. U.S. Marine Corps photo […]

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U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1 conduct cold weather live-fire training in preparation for “Exercise Reindeer II” in Setermoen, Norway. Reindeer II is a bilateral training exercise hosted by the Norwegian military to increase support capabilities between NATO allies in extreme conditions. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Chockey […]

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Marines with 5th Marine Regiment, assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command 20.2, change firing position during a live-fire range in Jordan. The training stressed the fundamentals of maneuverability and tested various engagement responses in a simulated combat environment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Robert Kuehn […]

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