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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Miguel Sanchez, a radio operator with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, plays his guitar for Afghan individuals on Fort Pickett, Virginia, Oct. 14, 2021. Sanchez began playing the guitar for Afghan individuals to provide entertainment and share his passion for music with them. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Corey Mathews) - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Miguel Sanchez, a radio operator with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, plays his guitar for Afghan individuals on Fort Pickett, Virginia, Oct. 14, 2021. Sanchez began playing the guitar for Afghan individuals to provide entertainment and share his passion for music with them. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Corey Mathews)

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Benjamin Wright, an infantry officer with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), plot points on a map during Infantry Skills Test as part of the Division Leadership Assessment Program (DLAP) at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 4, 2021. This program allows division leadership to mentor and assess captains recently assigned to 2d MARDIV on their mental, moral and physical readiness for future command opportunities. This contributes to the division’s mission to train and develop Marines that demonstrate an apex level of lethality, endurance, and comprehensive warfighting ability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Magadan) - U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Benjamin Wright, an infantry officer with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV), plot points on a map during Infantry Skills Test as part of the Division Leadership Assessment Program (DLAP) at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 4, 2021. This program allows division leadership to mentor and assess captains recently assigned to 2d MARDIV on their mental, moral and physical readiness for future command opportunities. This contributes to the division’s mission to train and develop Marines that demonstrate an apex level of lethality, endurance, and comprehensive warfighting ability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Magadan)

Swedish Marines with the 204th Rifle Company, 2nd Marine Battalion, 1st Swedish Marine Regiment, and U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, discuss operations orders during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor, Berga Naval Base, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2021. Exercise Archipelago Endeavor is a multi-domain, field training exercise that focuses on regional engagements by conducting partnered, limited-scale maritime raids, and military-to-military collaboration and strengthens operational capabilities and strategic cooperation between the U.S. Marine Corps and Swedish Armed Forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Paul Ortiz) - Swedish Marines with the 204th Rifle Company, 2nd Marine Battalion, 1st Swedish Marine Regiment, and U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, discuss operations orders during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor, Berga Naval Base, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2021. Exercise Archipelago Endeavor is a multi-domain, field training exercise that focuses on regional engagements by conducting partnered, limited-scale maritime raids, and military-to-military collaboration and strengthens operational capabilities and strategic cooperation between the U.S. Marine Corps and Swedish Armed Forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Paul Ortiz)

Norwegian Army Lt. Col. Per Espen Strande, commanding officer, Norwegian Military Intelligence Battalion, exchanges a challenge coin with U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Eric Tee, commanding officer, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, during a visit aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021. II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) intelligence commanders welcomed their counterparts with a tour of facilities and workspaces showcasing their capabilities. II MEF hosts also briefed on intelligence integration, mission accomplishment, and strengthening partnerships amongst the individual units. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres) - Norwegian Army Lt. Col. Per Espen Strande, commanding officer, Norwegian Military Intelligence Battalion, exchanges a challenge coin with U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Eric Tee, commanding officer, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, during a visit aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021. II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) intelligence commanders welcomed their counterparts with a tour of facilities and workspaces showcasing their capabilities. II MEF hosts also briefed on intelligence integration, mission accomplishment, and strengthening partnerships amongst the individual units. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres)

 

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