U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
In Any Clime and Place
Photo By: Sgt. Sarah Fiocco
BRADSHAW FIELD TRAINING AREA, Australia - Two Marines with Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, fire 60mm mortars as part of a live-fire training event, ensuring they have accurate aim on the simulated enemy force, here, during Exercise Koolendong, Sept. 1. This training evolution is the first of its kind here in which Marines with MRF-D and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit worked bilaterally with the Australian soldiers of Bravo Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment as a "proof of concept" to assess the capacity of the training ranges to support a battalion-sized live-fire event.
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