Marines fighting in Afghanistan…


Anonymous asked:

so much respect for you and all who fight alongside you. I could never do what you all do, and I can't thank you enough for your service.



Thank you for your support!


A machine gunner with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, maintains security during immediate action drills at Lava Viper in Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Jan. 19, 2012.


Marines with the Force Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a table two and three course of fire aboard the USS Makin Island during Certification Exercise at Camp Pendleton, California, June 15, 2014. 


Tactical Tuesday

Exercise Amitie, which is French for friendship exercise, is a multinational training exercise designed to increase interoperability, enhance mutual capabilities and support a sustained presence in the region. During Amitie, elements from the 15th MEU participated in a three-day mounted patrol, land and water obstacle courses, aviation-related evolutions and joint planning. The training was led by the French 5th Marine Regiment and included elements from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, French Foreign Legion, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and Djiboutian military. The 15th MEU is deployed as part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force, providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

(Photo by Cpl. John Robbart III)


A rifleman with company K, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment loads his M16A4 during unknown distances firing drills during small unit leadership training on range 106 held at Marine Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 12, 2013.