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II MEF Marine of the year

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Raheen Q. Dukes Jr., an administrative specialist at 2D Intelligence Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF)...

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Allies & Partners

The strategic relationship between the U.S., Norway and our trans-Atlantic Allies and partners has been forged over the past seven decades. Together,...

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Assault support in Norway

U.S. Marines board a CH-53E Super Stallion during Exercise Cold Response 2022, Narvik, Norway, March 25, 2022. The Marines are assigned to 3rd...

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Caribbean Urban Warrior C-IED MOUT

Dutch Marines with Marine Squadron Carib, Netherlands Marine Corps, set security on a CH-53E Super Stallion during Exercise Caribbean Urban Warrior...

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3/6 Moves Through Norway

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyson Franklin sets up communication equipment during Exercise Cold Response 2022, Sandstrand, Norway, March 21, 2022....

 

Featured Stories

 

  • Task Group 61/2.4 Training in Souda Bay, Greece

    Apr 20 2022
    SOUDA BAY
    U.S. Marines with 2d Recon Battalion conduct a live-fire range near Souda Bay, Greece, April 14, 2022. Task Group 61/2.4 is part of Task Force 61/2, which will temporarily provide command-and-control support to the commander of U.S. Sixth Fleet and synchronize Navy and Marine Corps units and capabilities already in theater, in support of regional Allies and Partners and U.S. national security interests. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dylan Chagnon)
  • Task Group 61/2.4 Training in Souda Bay, Greece

    Apr 20 2022
    SOUDA BAY
    U.S. Marines with 2d Recon Battalion conduct a live-fire range near Souda Bay, Greece, April 14, 2022. Task Group 61/2.4 is part of Task Force 61/2, which will temporarily provide command-and-control support to the commander of U.S. Sixth Fleet and synchronize Navy and Marine Corps units and capabilities already in theater, in support of regional Allies and Partners and U.S. national security interests. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dylan Chagnon)
  • Dutch Marines Train at Camp Lejeune

    Apr 15 2022
    MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
    CH-53E Super Stallions land during a Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training exercise, Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 31, 2022. CH-53E Super Stallions were used to provide support for Dutch Marines during their training scenarios. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin)
  • Marines Conduct Disbursement Training

    Apr 15 2022
    MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
    A U.S. Marine with 2d Landing Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, manages simulated currency during a disbursement exercise, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Apr. 6, 2022. During the training Marines conducted financial exchanges while working in a simulated hostile environment in order to improve deployment readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin)
  • Dutch Marines Train at Camp Lejeune

    Apr 14 2022
    MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
    Dutch Marines with Marine Squadron Carib post security during a Movement on Urban Terrain training exercise, Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 31, 2022. These Marines conducted training scenarios to improve their skills and coordination in an urban environment while contributing to interdependence with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin)
  • Dutch Marines Train at Camp Lejeune

    Apr 14 2022
    MCB, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
    A Dutch Marine with Marine Squadron Carib posts security during a Movement on Urban Terrain training exercise, Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 31, 2022. The Marines conducted training scenarios to improve their skills and coordination in an urban environment while contributing to interdependence with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin)
  • Northern Viking 2022

    Apr 14 2022
    MIOSANDUR, Iceland
    U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to the Kearsarge Amphibious Readiness Group and U.S. Marines with 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct ship-to-shore movements aboard a U.S. Navy landing craft, air cushion attached to Assault Craft Unit 4, in support of exercise Northern Viking 2022 in Miðsandur, Iceland, April 11, 2022. Northern Viking 22 strengthens interoperability and force readiness between the U.S., Iceland and Allied nations, enabling multi-domain command and control of joint and coalition forces in the defense of Iceland and Sea Lines of Communication in the Greenland, Iceland, United Kingdom (GIUK) gap. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tyler Thompson)
  • HMH-461's CH-53K King Stallion's First Operational Flight

    Apr 14 2022
    MCAS NEW RIVER, N.C.
    A U.S. Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 inspects a CH-53K King Stallion prior to its first operational flight at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, April 13, 2022. The flight signified the beginning of HMH-461's modernization from the CH-53E Super Stallion to the CH-53K King Stallion. HMH-461 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)
  • II MEF MACE Participates in U.S. Naval Academy Boxing Invitational

    Apr 14 2022
    MCB CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
    U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Stephanie Simon, the team captain of II Marine Expeditionary Force Martial Arts Center of Excellence boxing team, practices her techniques with Joseph Higgins, the II MEF MACE boxing team coach, Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 16, 2022. Simon is the two-time National Champion in boxing and keeping her skills sharp is essential for her success. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Commandant, Sergeant Major visit Marines during NATO exercise in Norway

    Mar 25 2022
    SETERMOEN, Norway
    Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David H. Berger, visits Marines and Norwegian Soldiers during Exercise Cold Response 2022, Setermoen, Norway, March. 22, 2022. Exercise Cold Response '22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization allied nations and regional partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Meshaq Hylton)

 

 

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