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U.S. Marines, Australian Army conduct Exercise Predator Strike 2016
A U.S. Marine with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin and Australian Army soldier with 1st Brigade post security during Exercise Predator Strike at Cultana Training Area, South Australia, Australia, June 9, 2016. Predator Strike is a yearly exercise conducted by U.S. Marines and the Australian Defence Force to enhance the trust, interoperability and friendship between the two allies. More Photos
Task Force Koa Moana: Building From the Basics
Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Anderson practices clearing a stairwell with a fire team made of Marines and soldiers with the Papua New Guinea Defence Force, June 19, 2016, at Taurama Barracks, as part of Exercise Koa Moana. Koa Moana, the first exercise between U.S. Marines and the PNGDF directly, is designed to increase interoperability and relations by sharing infantry, engineering, medical and law enforcement capabilities. More Photos Koa Moana
MRF-D Marines and Sailors set sail on HMAS Adelaide
U.S. Marines and sailors from Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, embarked on the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ship, Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Adelaide (LHD 01), at Port of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on June 16, 2016. Marines and sailors, along with their equipment and a small number of vehicles, will arrive in Adelaide to participate in Exercise Hamel, alongside members of the Australian Army and U.S. Army. Read More
RIMPAC Marines are gearing up for the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC Marines Home Page U.S. Navy RIMPAC Website
Law enforcement Marines, with Task Force Koa Moana, conduct non-lethal weapons training with Timorese soldiers, June 7-9, 2016, as part of Exercise Crocodilo 16, in Metinaro, Timor Leste, as part of the task force's deployment to multiple nations in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

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1st Marine Aircraft Wing Colonel Retires after 30 Years of Service

By U.S. Marine Corps story by 1st Lt. Joseph Butterfield | June 22, 2016

Col. Christopher J. Papaj celebrated his retirement July 17, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, where he was awarded the Legion of Merit after 30 years of service in the Corps. “I joined the Marine Corps to go to flight school," said Papaj, who served as the assistant wing commander of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing from 2012 until 2016. "I only planned on staying in for five and a half years, but it was too fun. Thirty years later, and I am still having fun.” MORE
MRF-D Marines and Sailors set sail on HMAS Adelaide

By 1st Lt. Sarah Rhodes | June 22, 2016

U.S. Marines and sailors from Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, embarked on the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ship, Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS Adelaide (LHD 01), at Port of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on June 16, 2016. Marines and sailors, along with their equipment and a small MORE
Task Force Koa Moana teaches non-lethal capabilities in Timor Leste

By Cpl. William Hester | June 9, 2016

Part of the U.S. Marine Corps’ reputation as professional warriors come from the ability to understand and execute the ethically correct levels of force continuum, the fine lines and details that decide the amount of force required to handle any conflict with techniques ranging from verbal to lethal.Marines from 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III MORE

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