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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

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4th Tanks send rounds down range on Camp Pendleton
Marines with Company A, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fire a M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank during their annual training at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 19, 2016. Marines fired the tanks in to adjust their battle sight zero before the main event of their annual training.
Exercise Forest Rattler: Reserve Marines hone skills, give back to the community
Lance Cpl. Dylan Hunt, a combat engineer with Engineer Services Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 23, Combat Logistics Regiment 4, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, helps prepare the foundation for an ATV storage shed during Exercise Forest Rattler in Bend, Ore., July 20, 2016. This opportunity to train with the U.S. Forest Service provides realistic, cost-effective training, and allows the Marine Corps to give back to the community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sara Graham/ Released)
4th Force Reconnaissance Marines exchange skills with Colombian Marines
TUMACO, Colombia - Gunnery Sgt. Randy Wilson (far right), a platoon sergeant with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, provides input as Colombian Marines conduct mission planning for the final training event in Tumaco, Colombia, June 8, 2016. Marines from 4th Force Reconnaissance Co. participated in a two-week mobile training team deployment to exchange skills with new Colombian Reconnaissance Marines May 29 – June 12. Augmenting the active component to fill a needed role in an ongoing mission with a partner nation is one of the ways Marine Forces Reserve remains ready to respond to any contingency the nation might face. (Photo courtesy of 4th Force Reconnaissance Company)
From ship to shore, 4th Tank Bn. kicks off Annual Training
Marines with 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, perform a beach landing on a landing craft air cushion during their annual training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 16, 2016. Annual training exercises ensure that Reserve Marines are trained and prepared for any future operation or contingency. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabrielle Quire/Released)
MARFORRES Marines improve Alaskan infrastructure during IRT Old Harbor
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jerry S. Pring (left), a hospital corpsman with Detachment B, Marine Wing Support Squadron-472, Marine Aircraft Group 49, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, Lance Cpl. David J. Rowe (center), an aircraft rescue and firefighting specialist with Det. B, MWSS-472, and Lance Cpl. Benjamin A. Bakker (right), an automotive maintenance technician with Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, simulate a casualty evacuation at Innovative Readiness Training Old Harbor, Alaska, July 9, 2016. IRT Old Harbor is part of a civil and joint military program to improve military readiness while simultaneously providing quality services to underserved communities throughout the United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ian Leones/Released)
New Orleans-Based Band wins Small Ensemble of the Year
Marine Corps Band New Orleans Jazz Ensemble Marines pose for a picture after receiving Marine Corps Band Small Ensemble of the Year for fiscal year 2015 in New Orleans, July 7, 2016. The members of the Jazz Ensemble won by selecting a unique piece called Martha’s Prize by Cedar Walton performed by singer and drummer Jamison Ross, a local New Orleans musician. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Devan A. Barnett)
SPMAGTF-SC Engineer Marines participate in horizontal construction projects alongside Hondurans
Corporal Kaleb R. Hougland, senior heavy equipment mechanic, conducts a period of instruction on the maintenance of a Caterpillar D6K Bulldozer at Puerto Castilla, Honduras, June 24, 2016. The Marines worked side-by-side on different construction and restoration projects, and shared knowledge and experience on techniques including maintenance and operation of heavy equipment. (U.S Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Ian Ferro/Released)
Col. Heyl assumes command of Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve
Col. Derrick R. Heyl, commanding officer of Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, addresses the crowd during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, July 1, 2016. Before assuming this position, Heyl served as the Assistant Chief of Staff G-3 with Headquarters 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, MARFORRES. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ian Leones/Released)
Navy League Recognizes Sailor, Marine and Coast Guardsman of the Year
Service members from units in the New Orleans area are recognized as the Sailor, Marine and Coast Guardsman of the Year for their respective units by the Navy League of the United States Greater New Orleans Council at “A Taste’n Toast to Our Armed Services” event at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, July 30, 2016. Cpl. Shereka K. Slater (left), an administrative specialist with Marine Forces Reserve Installation Personnel Administration Center, received the Marine of the Year Award for Marine Forces Reserve. The Navy League is comprised of 40,000 civilians in more than 240 councils around the world working to support sea service members and their families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ian Leones/Released)
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4th Tanks send rounds down range on Camp Pendleton

By | July 25, 2016

Company A, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, conducted its main annual training event July 12-22, 2016, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. MORE

Exercise Forest Rattler: Reserve Marines hone skills, give back to the community

By | July 25, 2016

Reserve Marines with Engineer Services Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 23, Combat Logistics Regiment 4, 4th Marine Logistics Group, teamed up with the United States Forest Service in Bend, Oregon, to participate in their annual training exercise and assist in completing various projects to better the community, specifically in Willamette and Deschutes Valleys during Exercise Forest Rattler, July 13-26, 2016. MORE

Solicitation of policy issues for Marine Corps Reserve Policy Board

By | July 19, 2016

Each year, the Marine Corps Reserve Policy Board solicits policy issues from the total force for consideration. Issues from the field are vital to the success of the board and help shape future policy of the Marine Corps Reserve. MORE

4th Force Reconnaissance Marines exchange skills with Colombian Marines

By | July 19, 2016

Marines from 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, participated in a two-week mobile training team deployment to exchange skills with new Colombian Reconnaissance Marines at Tumaco, Colombia, May 29 – June 12, 2016. MORE

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