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Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 reactivation ceremony

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jens Gilbertson, left, from Washington, the commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. Perry Bessant, from South Carolina, the...

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BLT 1/8, 24th MEU (SOC) Crew Served Weapons Range Aboard the USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), prepare ammunition for a crew...

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BLT 1/8, 24th MEU (SOC) Small Boat Operations from USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), embark on to a rigid-hull...

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Col. Lively's Frocking Ceremony, 2d Marine Division

U.S. Marine Corps Col. James W. Lively, the assistant division commander of 2d Marine Division, salutes during his frocking ceremony on Marine Corps...

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DLAP 2024

A U.S. Marine with 2d Marine Division surveys the area during the infantry skills test exercise as part of the Division Leader Assessment Program on...

 

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  • II MEF Celebrates Local WWII Veteran

    Jun 25 2024
    Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David A. Ottignon, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force, meets with 98-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran Charles “Chester” Clapper during a celebration in Clapper’s honor at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 12, 2024. Clapper, whose life goal was to enjoy a beer with a U.S. Marine Corps General, was drafted into military service in 1943 and served as a flame thrower during the Battle of Iwo Jima, being one of seven surviving members of his company following the battle. One of Clapper’s life goals was to enjoy a beer with a U.S. Marine Corps General. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Noah Seal)
  • MSPF, 24th MEU (SOC) High-Altitude Low Opening Freefall Jump Over Sweden

    Jun 25 2024
    Sweden
    U.S. Marines and Sailors with the Maritime Special Purpose Force, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), conduct a high-altitude low opening military freefall jump from a MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), 24th MEU (SOC) during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 over Sweden on June 13, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elton Taylor)
  • 2nd ANGLICO Marines learn more about Swedish Army CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in Sweden during BALTOPS 24

    Jun 25 2024
    Gotlands län, Sweden
    A U.S. Marine with 2nd Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, shakes hands with a Swedish Army Soldier with 181st Armored Battalion, Gotland Regiment during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 at Gotland, Sweden, June 15, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy O. Martinez)
  • U.S. Marines Participate in Warriors Night

    Jun 25 2024
    Gotlands län, Sweden
    U.S. Marines, Sailors, Swedish Marines, and Polish Soldiers pray together during a warriors night in Gotland, Sweden, June 15, 2024. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which enhances the overall interoperability of the U.S. Marine Corps with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jackson Kirkiewicz)
  • WSP ARG - 24th MEU (SOC) Amphibious Assault during BALTOPS 24

    Jun 25 2024
    Ustka, Poland
    A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable, sights in during an amphibious assault exercise as part of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 in Ustka, Poland, June 16, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aydan Millette)
  • CWIX 2024 Closing Day Ceremony

    Jun 25 2024
    Bydgoszcz, Poland
    Armed service members from multiple nations gather for the closing ceremony of the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exploration, Experimentation, Examination Exercise (CWIX24) at the Joint Force Training Centre in Bydgoszcz, Poland, June 20, 2024. CWIX enhances Command and Control (C2) capabilities for a modern and forward-looking military force. By focusing on digital transformation, multi-domain operations, and the digital backbone, CWIX ensures the interoperability of these critical components. The exercise involves multiple countries, fostering international cooperation and technological integration. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garrett Gillespie)
  • U.S. Marines, Swedish 181st Armored Battalion conduct an integrated company level live-fire and maneuver range in Gotland, Sweden during BALTOPS 24

    Jun 25 2024
    Gotlands län, Sweden
    U.S. Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, aim down their sights during an integrated company level live-fire and maneuver range during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 at Gotland, Sweden, June 17, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy O. Martinez)
  • II MSB Change of Command Ceremony

    Jun 11 2024
    Camp Lejeune
    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Spencer D. Sweet, the incoming commanding officer of II Marine Expeditionary Force Support Battalion, left, receives the Marine Corps flag from Lt. Col. Brian M. Carthon, the outgoing commanding officer of II MSB, right, during the II MSB change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 10th, 2024. The change of command ceremony symbolizes the passing of authority and responsibility from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Noah Seal)
  • VMM-365 (REIN), 24th MEU (SOC) Aircraft Static Display for Swedish Air Force

    Jun 18 2024
    Ronneby
    A U.S. Marine Corps pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) and Swedish Air Force pilots with 172 Fighter Squadron, pose for a group photo in front of an AV-8B Harrier assigned to VMM-365 (REIN), 24th MEU (SOC), at Ronneby Airport, Sweden, during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24, June 10, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elton Taylor)
  • 24th MEU (SOC) Trains with Latvian National Guard and Spanish Marines during BALTOPS 24

    Jun 18 2024
    Skrunda
    U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/8, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), Combat Logistics Battalion 1/8, 24th MEU (SOC), and Spanish Marines with Gruma Battalion, Tercio de Armada, conduct breaching lanes during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 24 in Skrunda, Latvia, June 10, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Ramsammy)
Col. Robert J. Hallett Retirement Ceremony pt. 4
May 10, 2024 | 18:04
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Robert J. Hallett, a Spotsylvania, Virginia native and the assistant division commander of 2d Marine Division, participates in his retirement ceremony on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 10, 2024. The ceremony was hosted by 10th Marine Regiment to honor Hallett's 32 years of faithful service. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Christopher Doughty)

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Robert J. Hallett, a Spotsylvania, Virginia native and the assistant division commander of 2d Marine Division, participates in his retirement ceremony on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 10, 2024. The ceremony was hosted by 10th Marine Regiment to honor Hallett's 32 years of faithful service. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Christopher Doughty)

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