Saturday Snapshot

U.S. Marines with Company A., 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin dismount two MV-22B Ospreys during Exercise Koolendong at Bradshaw Field Training Area, NT, Australia, Aug. 29, 2021. U.S. Marines and Australian Army soldiers worked together to conduct a simulated aerial assault during the exercise. Exercise Koolendong validates MRF-D’s and the […]

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U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa move forward into a blocking position for Portuguese forces at Campo Militar de Santa Margarida, Portugal, July 1, 2016. The Portuguese military invited distinguished visitors from various countries for a demonstration from Portuguese and American forces to conclude Exercise Orion 16. Photo by Staff Sgt. […]

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MARSOF Full Spectrum: Marine Raiders

Marine Raiders conducted operations during RAVEN unit readiness / certification exercises alongside Marines from across the Fleet Marine Force as well as U.S. Army Special Forces in Nashville, Tenn., Apr. 24-June 1, 2021. RAVEN is a training exercise held to evaluate all aspects of a Marine Special Operations Company prior to a Marine Forces Special […]

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May 3, 2021 – A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit flies over the Gulf of Alaska in support of Northern Edge 2021. U.S. service members are participated in a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces May 3-14, 2021, on and […]

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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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