U.S. Marines, Sailors, and Australian Defence Force personnel participated in 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment's Tough Bastard Combat Fitness Challenge at Robertson Barracks, Norther Territory, Australia, July 4, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel and Cpl. Mason Roy)
U.S. Marines work with the Australian Defence Force to load up the HMAS Canberra to get ready to sail as part of Exercise Sea Horizon.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel)
U.S. Marines, Sailors and Australian Defence Force personnel conducted Bastard Field Training Exercise 1 at Mount Bundy Defence Reserve, June 22, 2018. The exercise was organized by Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment and the Australian Defence Force to increase combat and operational readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Mason Roy)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion 4th Marines Company F participate in Diamond Strike on Shoal Water Bay Training Area June 4, 2018. Diamond Strike is a culmination training event at the regimental level for the Australian Army to be able to deploy. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Antonio Campbell/Released)
U.S. Marines with with 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, Company F conduct thier first live fire on Shoal Water Bay Training Area during Diamond Strike May 31, 2018. Diamond Strike is a culmination training event at the regimental level for the Australian Army to be able to deploy.
U.S. Marine service members observe Australian and New Zealand Corps Day and learn its significance, April 25, 2018. ANZAC Day is observed on April 25th and is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates their countrymen who served and gave all at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire in World War I. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Sgt. Campbell, Antonio R./Released).
Royal Australian Navy personnel participate in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day Dawn service in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, April 25, 2018. The service is held on the dawn of every ANZAC Day to pay respect to fallen service members. At the end of the service the community placed Poppy flowers at the top of the Darwin Cenotaph to commemorate a service member lost in battle. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mason Roy)
U.S. Marines arrive to begin their six month deployment in support of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 2018. MRF-D is a task force that includes an Aviation Combat Element, Logistics Combat Element, Ground Combat Element and a Command Element that enables U.S. Marines, Sailors and the Australian Defence Force to effectively train and operate together while providing regional security (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Sgt. Campbell, Antonio R./Released).
READ THE FULL STORY HERE!
U.S. Marines and Australian Defence Force service members provided assistance after Tropical Cyclone Marcus swept through Darwin, NT, Aus., March 19, 2018. The service members worked together to clear tree branches and debris from roadways and sidewalks on Larrekeyah Defence Precinct and Robertson Barracks that may have been obstructed by the wreckage the cyclone caused.
READ THE FULL STORY HERE!