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Fight Tonight
6th ESB conducts fifth iteration of Exercise Red Dagger
U.S. Marine Sgt. Travis J. Ganong, armorer with Inspector Instructor Staff, Engineer Support Company, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, punches the boar of the M16’s for an integrated platoon of Marines with 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and commandos with 131 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers, British army, during exercise Red Dagger at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., May 14, 2018. Exercise Red Dagger is a bilateral training exercise that gives Marines an opportunity to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures as well as build working relationships with their British counterparts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melanie Wolf/Released)
What we learned: 4th ANGLICO at Joint Warrior 18
Marines with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, gather at an observation point to figure out possible target locations during a close air support exercise at the Tain Gunfire Range in Tain, Scotland, April 24, 2018. 4th ANGLICO is in Scotland to take part in Joint Warrior 18-1, an exercise that furthers their readiness and effectiveness in combined arms integration, small unit tactics and land navigation. This training aims at improving their capabilities and combat effectiveness and ensures they're ready to fight tonight.
Reserve Marines provide crucial support in African Lion 2018
U.S. Reserve Marine Staff Sgt. Philip J. Michell, a fire support Marine with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, discusses operations with members of Moroccan Armed Forces during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tan Tan, Morocco, April 23, 2018. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion supports Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-18
A U.S. Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion makes its approach during an external lift exercise in conjunction with Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-18 in Yuma, Ariz., April 4, 2018. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 cadre, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force and provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.
Leaving a warm touch on the Arctic Circle
Brig. Gen. Helen G. Pratt, commanding general of 4th Marine Logistics Group, talks with a child from Noatak, Alaska, during Innovative Readiness Training Arctic Care 2018, Noatak, April 21, 2018. IRT Arctic Care 2018 is comprised of a joint and multi-national force providing medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care for underserved villages in the Maniilaq Service Area, April 16-24. Distinguished visitors from different military branches visited service members to thank them for their hard work and to tour the training areas in different villages. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
Strengthening Ties around the Land of the Midnight Sun
Air Force Maj. Courtland Pitt, left, a chaplain with 110th Medical Group, introduces Marine Corps Cpl. Chandarong Ouk, right, an embarkation specialist with 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, to a classroom of students during a career day at the Kotzebue Elementary School, Kotzebue, Alaska, April 19, 2018. Service members supporting IRT Arctic Care had the opportunity to speak with students about their military and civilian careers, as well as answer questions and get to know the children of the community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
4th ANGLICO arrives in Scotland for Joint Warrior 18-1
Lance Cpl. Wyatt Dillon, a radio operator with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, tests a radio as part of a gear accountability check, in Durness, Scotland, April 22, 2018. 4th ANGLICO is in Scotland to take part in Joint Warrior 18-1, an exercise that furthers their readiness and effectiveness in combined arms integration, small unit tactics and land navigation. This training aims at improving their capabilities and combat effectiveness and ensures they're ready to fight tonight.
Marines with 1/25 participate in Mission Rehearsal Exercise
Marines with Company A., 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, conduct a helicopter borne assault via MV-22 and CH-53 platforms during platoon attacks as part of a Mission Rehearsal Exercise aboard U.S. Army Fort A.P. Hill, Va., April 6, 2018. Along with its combat engineer battalion, combat logistics battalion, assault amphibious vehicle and artillery attachments, 1st Battalion., 25th Marine Regiment, conducted a 10-drill MRX in preparation for Integrated Training Exercise 4-18. This MRX was a stepping stone in a force generation plan to ensure that once 1st Bn., 25th Marines, 1st Bn., 23rd Marines, and other ready bench units complete ITX 4-18, they will be ready to rapidly respond to a national security threat with maximum capability. (Courtesy photos provided by 1st Bn., 25th Marines)
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