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Australian general welcomes MRF-D aboard April 11, 2014 — Brig. Gen. John Frewen, 1st Brigade commanding general and senior Australian Defence Force officer for Robertson Barracks, spoke to Marine Rotational Force – Darwin Marines about expectations for the six- and the significance of their presence, here, April 11.   Each company formed into perfect alignment and waited for the command to gather around MORE
Australian general welcomes MRF-D aboard
Marines increase presence in Australia with third iteration of MRF-D March 26, 2014 — Service members at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay departed here, March 25, to begin a six-month deployment to Australia’s Northern Territory as part of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin. Approximately 100 Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463) and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 24 (MALS-24), as well as four CH-53E MORE
Marines increase presence in Australia with third iteration of MRF-D
31st MEU utilizes Osprey’s capabilities during NEO exercise aboard MCAS Iwakuni March 20, 2014 — With propellers still spinning, Marines and sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit storm out of MV-22 Ospreys, entering a catastrophic situation; citizens are in desperate need of evacuation and are nearly 500 nautical miles away from a safe haven.  Service members with the 31st MEU sharpened their skills by conducting a Noncombatant    MORE
31st MEU utilizes Osprey’s capabilities during NEO exercise aboard MCAS Iwakuni
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins testing ship-to-shore landing craft March 18, 2014 — Members of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab arrived here to test a model version of the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) March 3. The UHAC is an amphibious craft that has three times the lift capacity and greater coastal access than the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC.) “It’s promising because it allows a greater lift and it’s exciting MORE
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins testing ship-to-shore landing craft
Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concludes February 21, 2014 — Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concluded Feb. 21 following a multilateral combined arms live-fire exercise at Royal Thai Navy Tactical Training Center Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand.  Cobra Gold is the largest multinational and multiservice exercise in Southeast Asia, which takes places annually throughout the Kingdom of Thailand. This year’s MORE
CALFEX showcases Asia-Pacific interoperability
Culminating event strengthens interoperability at Cobra Gold February 21, 2014 — The roar of jets overhead diverts the attention of the crowd to the sky as aircraft drop various types of ordinance. The rumble of tanks approaching is heard at the same time as the crack of the explosion. The combined arms live-fire exercise has started.  Marines from the Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Thailand and United States came together in MORE
CALFEX showcases Asia-Pacific interoperability
Royal Thai, US Marines practice entry methods February 21, 2014 — Royal Thai and U.S. Marines conducted methods of entry training Feb. 15 at Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand during Exercise Cobra Gold.   The purpose of the training was to demonstrate to Royal Thai Marine infantrymen and combat engineers the Marine Corps explosive ordinance disposal’s tactics, techniques and procedures for breaching an    MORE
Royal Thai, US Marines practice entry methods
Osprey supports multinational Marine fast-rope drills February 20, 2014 — Ever since the MV-22B Osprey was fully implemented into the Marine Corps, U.S. Marines have been riding, rappelling and parachuting out of them as part of operations and exercises.   Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines conducted fast-rope drills out of an MV-22B Osprey Feb. 18 in Hat Yao, Kingdom of Thailand during Exercise Cobra MORE
Osprey supports multinational Marine fast-rope drills
Royal Thai, U.S. Marines partner to improve combat accuracy, effectiveness February 19, 2014 — “Shooters, STANDBY!” echoes across the range as a line of Royal Thai and U.S Marines bring their rifles up to their shoulders and lean forward into their buttstocks.  Each shooter stands prepared to fire on the appropriate command. When that moment comes, the smell of sulfur fills the air as each Marine starts taking steps toward their target, MORE
U.S. Marines take aim at improved accuracy alongside Royal Thai Marines
School dedication symbolizes regional cooperation during February 18, 2014 — Dignitaries with the Kingdom of Thailand, U.S. and People’s Republic of China came together for a building dedication ceremony Feb. 18 at the Wattatakian School in Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.  Cobra Gold, in its 33rd iteration, is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective response to MORE
School dedication symbolizes regional cooperation during CG 14

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