3d MLR alongside the PMC’s 4th Marine Brigade and Coastal Defense Regiment conclude their participation in KAMANDAG 7.
Pacific Marines, the Government of Kiribati, and U.S. Embassy, Suva, co-hosted the 80th Annual Commemoration of the Battle of Tarawa on Betio Island.
12th Marines redesignate to 12th Marine Littoral Regiment, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Nov. 15, 2023.
Service members from the U.S., Philippines, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, along with observers from the U.K., will begin Exercise KAMANDAG 7.
Pacific Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Southeast Asia, I MEF, participate in Exercise Sama Sama 23 in Manila, Philippines, Oct. 2 - 13, 2023.
On November 10, U.S. Marines around the globe will reaffirm their commitment to our Corps' proud legacy of honor, courage, and commitment.
The field training exercise portion of Resolute Dragon 23 comes to a close on October 31, 2023.
Pacific Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 23, participate in exercises throughout the annual, six-month rotation to Darwin, Australia.
Pacific Marines with I MEF and Singapore Guardsmen with 7th Singapore Infantry Brigade conduct training during Exercise Valiant Mark Oct. 7-20, 2023.
Pacific Marines with 3d Marine Littoral Regiment conduct operations during Force Design Integration Exercise on Marine Corps Base, Hawaii, Sept 2023.
12th Marine Regiment will redesignate to 12th Marine Littoral Regiment (MLR) on November 15, 2023.
U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 joined forces with U.S. Navy Seabees and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force service members to conduct expeditionary refueling of U.S. and Japanese aircraft, exchange firefighting and first aid tactics, and conduct airfield damage repair during distributed operations as part of the field training exercise portion of Resolute Dragon 23, from Oct. 17-29, 2023.
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 5, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, simulated operating an evacuation control center at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, during a mission rehearsal exercise as part of Exercise Steel Knight 23.2.
U.S. Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, demonstrated their proficiency and flexibility during a simulated embassy reinforcement Nov. 29 as part of Exercise Steel Knight 23.2.
In a demonstration of U.S. Marine Corps’ evolving joint capabilities, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing showcased the compatibility of the Mobile User Objective System with CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd MAW, on Nov. 16, 2023. The event brought together U.S. Space Force Guardians with Space Systems Command, MUOS Program Office representatives, and Marines from across 3rd MAW and I Marine Expeditionary Force to witness the technology showcase.
Northern Luzon, Philippines- 3d Marine Littoral Regiment demonstrated its readiness and ability to establish a forward presence during exercise KAMANDAG 7. From Nov. 9-17, 3d MLR conducted Stand-in-Force operations alongside the Philippine Marine Corps’ 4th Marine Brigade and Coastal Defense Regiment, the Japan Self-Defense Force, and service members from the United Kingdom in multiple training locations spread across Northern Luzon.
KAMANDAG is an annual Philippine Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps-led exercise aimed at improving multinational readiness, relationships, and mutual capabilities in the advancement of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific. This year marks the seventh iteration of the exercise and includes participants from Japan, the Republic of Korea, and observers from the United Kingdom.
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – The Marines and Sailors of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, returned from deployments in support of the Unit Deployment Program and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, to their home stations of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton and MCAS Miramar, California, respectively, earlier this month.