U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Change of Command
MCTSSA supports live-fire exercise with 5th Battalion 11th Marines
Marines with 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, arrive at one of their launch positions with the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System at the Air Combat Element landing strip as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 21, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
The Tethered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle provides U.S. Marines the capability of 24 hour over watch within a self-contained system that can be mounted on a truck, boat or Multi-utility Tactical Transport during the Advanced Naval Technologies Exercise 2018, March 19, 2018. ANTX is an innovative approach to concept of operations and capability devolvement that integrates engineers, technologists and operators into a dynamic development team.
U.S. Marines with Delta Company, Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry-East, observes the area ahead during a combined arms exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 15, 2017. The mission of ITB is to train Marines in basic infantry skills before integrating into the operational forces.
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII – Cpl. Christian Warren, a bulk fuel specialist with Marine Wing Support Detachment 24, leads Lt. Gen. David Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, on a tour of the forward arming and refueling site for Exercise Bougainville at Pohakuloa Training Area Aug. 21, 2017. Berger and a party of senior leadership met with junior Marines and leadership from various units taking part in the exercise, and observed day-to-day operations. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII – Sgt. Benjamin Alexander, an expeditionary fire/rescueman with Marine Wing Support Detachment 24, shows Lt. Gen David Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, the equipment used to extract an aircraft in the event of an emergency during his tour Exercise Bougainville II at Pohakuloa Training Area Aug. 21, 2017. Berger and a party of senior leadership met with junior Marines and leadership from various units taking part in the exercise, and observed day-to-day operations. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII – Col. Michael Styskal, the commanding officer of 3rd Marine Regiment, confers with Lt. Gen. David Berger, the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, at the top of Observation Post Kailua during their tour of Exercise Bougainville II at Pohakuloa Training Area Aug. 21, 2017. Berger and a party of senior leadership met with junior Marines and leadership from various units taking part in the exercise, and observed day-to-day operations. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen)
Mortar Soldiers with the 77th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, fire a 120mm mortar round to provide indirect, suppressive fire for infantry Soldiers during a squad live-fire exercise Nov. 3, 2016 at Udari Range near Camp Buehring, Kuwait.  Mortar fire was part of the four-day training exercise that synchronized the capabilities of infantry Soldiers, indirect fire infantrymen and forward observers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angela Lorden)
Soldiers with the 77th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, load onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after completing their iteration of the squad live-fire exercise Nov. 2, 2016 at Udari Range near Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Infantry Soldiers, indirect fire infantrymen and forward observers synchronized their capabilities during thefour-day training event by executing dismounted squad battle drills. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angela Lorden)
Senior Airmen Joseph Todd and Eric Paradis, both Defense Red Switch technicians with the 21st Communications Squadron, sort through meals Nov. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colo. They volunteered for Meals on Wheels to deliver food to the elderly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shellie-Anne Espinosa)
Senior Airmen Eric Paradis and Joseph Todd, both Defense Red Switch technicians with the 21st Communications Squadron, bring food up to a Meals on Wheels recipient’s apartment Nov. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Both Airmen participated in the program to deliver meals to the elderly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shellie-Anne Espinosa)
Mortar Soldiers with the 77th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, firea 60mm mortar round to provide indirect, suppressive fire for infantry Soldiers during a squad live-fire exercise Nov. 3, 2016 at Udari Range near Camp Buehring, Kuwait.  Mortar fire was part of the four-day training exercise that synchronized the capabilities of infantry Soldiers, indirect fire infantrymen and forward observers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angela Lorden)
Senior Airmen Joseph Todd and Eric Paradis, both Defense Red Switch technicians with the 21st Communications Squadron, wait outside a senior’s door to deliver her meal Nov. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Both Airmen participated in Meals on Wheels to deliver food to the elderly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shellie-Anne Espinosa)
A Marine with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, provides cover fire for his squad during the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment (MIX-16) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 5, 2016. The experiment was conducted to test new gear and assess its capabilities for potential future use. The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) identifies possible challenges of the future, develops new warfighting concepts, and tests new ideas to help develop equipment that meets the challenges of the future operating environment.
Marines with Kilo company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, rush to provide support for other Marines in a MRZR at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 31, 2016. The system was built by the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL), which to assist Marines. The lab is conducting a Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment (MIX-16) in conjunction with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC-16) to explore new gear and assess its capabilities for potential future use. MCWL identifies possible challenges of the future, develops new warfighting concepts, and tests new ideas to help develop equipment that meets the challenges of the future operating environment.
Lance Cpl. Cesar Salinas, an infantry Marine with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, assists his squad by providing reconnaissance with an Instant Eye at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 13, 2016. The system is meant to increase initial visibility of the enemy before the Marines need to engage them and was built by the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory to assist Marines. The lab is conducting a Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment in conjunction with Rim of the Pacific exercise to explore new gear and assess its capabilities for potential future use. The Warfighting Lab identifies possible challenges of the future, develops new warfighting concepts, and tests new ideas to help develop equipment that meets the challenges of the future operating environment.
Brig. Gen. Roger R. Machut, the commanding general of 4th Marine Logistics Group, helps unload medical supplies from a National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter here, April 15. The medical supplies were flown to Deering, Alaska, one of 12 rural Alaskan villages assisted during the Innovative Readiness Training Arctic Care 2013. IRT Arctic Care is a multi-service humanitarian and training program focusing on enhancing the interoperability and capacity of U.S. forces in peacetime support operations, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. The exercise is primarily a Reserve effort with Marine Forces Reserve taking the lead and receiving logistical and medical support from the National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve and Air Force Reserve.