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Marines and Sailors aboard Tortuga conduct machine gun drills May 24, 2011 — Marines with Landing Force Company conducted a machine gun firing exercise May 23 aboard the USS Tortuga (LSD 46) in the South China Sea. Refreshing skills for Marines and introducing the weapon to Sailors, shipboard training provides a productive means to utilize time while in transit. LF Company is the ground exercise force for Cooperation Afloat MORE
US, Royal Thai Marines conduct bilateral amphibious landing May 23, 2011 — U.S. Marines and Sailors with Landing Force Company completed their culminating exercise with Thai counterparts at Had Yao Beach, Thailand May 18.In the final scenario of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2011 in Thailand, the allied forces conducted a combined amphibious landing from two amphibious warfare ships off the coast. MORE
Bayonet course brings Marines back to basics May 19, 2011 — Sometimes it takes an international competition focused on military skills to include a course dedicated to the venerable bayonet. The simple piece of steel adorning the muzzle of rifles has changed little since it’s advent with muzzle-loaded firearms centuries ago; so it was fitting that the event dedicated to its use was simple and to the point. MORE
3/3 Marines bring different experience to AASAM May 19, 2011 — Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, travelled here to participate in the 2011 Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting May 9 to 19. The four Marines joined with 12 others from around the Corps to form Marine Shooting Detachment Australia, one of the 13 international teams participating MORE
AASAM combines two basic tenets of the Marine Corps May 15, 2011 — Much of the mystique of the Corps is built around the idea of Marines who push their bodies beyond physical limits on the training field and posses an unerring dedication to marksmanship. It is only natural that Marines would be drawn to a competition that tested them in both areas.Marine Shooting Detachment Australia, composed of 16 Marines from MORE
MarForPac Marines make racing debut as ‘Protocol’ May 07, 2011 — Protocol, a canoe racing team from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, made their debut May 7 when they paddled their way to third place during the 2011 All Military Canoe Regatta at the Rainbow Bay Marina, here.Protocol, composed of Marines assigned to the Office of the Staff Secretary, started off strong during the first heat of the men’s MORE
MarForPac closes with targets May 05, 2011 — Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, conducted Table 3 Intermediate Combat Rifle Marksmanship Training with the M4 Carbine assault rifle May 5 here.The training was part of the Marine Corps’ effort to provide additional combat marksmanship training to Marines regardless of their occupational specialty, according to Sgt. Wesley Cary, MORE