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Australian, Mexican militaries conduct SWET Training during RIMPAC July 10, 2014 — Australian Army and Mexican Naval Infantry Force service members conducted Shallow Water Egress Training at the pool here July 1 as part of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014.  During SWET, participants were introduced to breathing with compressed air under water and exiting a simulated cage while submerged upside down. This training helps MORE
Australian, Mexican militaries conduct SWET Training during RIMPAC
Hawaii Marines’ band recognized as best in Corps January 10, 2014 — Winning best performance for large ensemble band last year just wasn’t enough. After being so close to winning the Marine Corps Band of the Year Award in 2012, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band went into 2013 with a newfound hunger and a chip on their shoulder, and it paid off. The MarForPac Band was recognized as the Marine Corps Band of MORE
CAMP H. M. SMITH, Hawaii
I MEF Marine strikes gold twice participating in SK13 in New Zealand November 21, 2013 — Sgt. Greg Wubben, a civil affairs non-commissioned officer with 1st Civil Affairs Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, from Ridgefield, Wash., landed in New Zealand for the second time in less than two years, this time to participate in exercise Southern Katipo 2013.  In June 2012, Wubben participated as a heavy equipment operator in the 70th MORE
Southern Katipo 2013
Operations shift from sea to land in SK13 November 21, 2013 — Joint and coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 successfully complete an amphibious landing and move inland to set up a headquarters center aboard Timaru, New Zealand, Nov. 12.  Maj. William Allen, executive officer for 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, is the commander of the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force MORE
Southern Katipo 2013
NZ Defence Minister observes SK13 at ground level November 21, 2013 — Dr. Jonathan Coleman, New Zealand Defence Minister, toured the Combined Joint Inter-Agency Task Force headquarters during exercise Southern Katipo 2013 at Timaru Airfield, New Zealand, Nov. 15.  “It’s a large complex exercise,” Coleman said. “It’s the biggest multinational exercise for New Zealand for at least 30 years. There will be a number of MORE
Southern Katipo 2013
Marines stop to honor Corps’ birthday during SK13 November 21, 2013 — LINTON MILITARY CAMP, New Zealand - Marines participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 celebrate the 238th Marine Corps birthday alongside military members from partner nations at Linton Military Camp, New Zealand, Nov. 10.  The Marine Corps birthday is a day of pride for Marines all over the world. The celebration is conducted in the same MORE
Southern Katipo 2013
Exercise Southern Katipo opens with ‘Hui’ ceremony November 08, 2013 — The New Zealand Defence Force welcomed coalition forces participating in exercise Southern Katipo 2013 with a ritual of the Maori Tribe aboard Waiouru military camp, New Zealand, Nov. 4.  The ritual took place at a "Marae," a tribal meeting place, and consisted of a "Hui," the ceremony. All members of the NZ army, regular or territorial force, MORE
LINTON MILITARY CAMP, New Zealand