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Lance Cpl. Ethan Evans (left), a motor transport mechanic with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, instructs Lance Cpl. Jacob Levy, a ground electronic maintenance technician with 6th ANGLICO, on the M249 squad automatic weapon range Jan 23, 2016 at Camp Roberts, Calif. The Marines of 6th ANGLICO conducted call-for-fire exercises and machine gun ranges alongside mortar platoons from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, to complete comprehensive live-fire training.
6th ANGLICO conducts live-fire training with 2/23 Mortars
Lance Cpl. Ethan Evans (left), a motor transport mechanic with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, instructs Lance Cpl. Jacob Levy, a ground electronic maintenance technician with 6th ANGLICO, on the M249 squad automatic weapon range Jan 23, 2016 at Camp Roberts, Calif. The Marines of 6th ANGLICO conducted call-for-fire exercises and machine gun ranges alongside mortar platoons from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, to complete comprehensive live-fire training.
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, addresses Marines with Marine Forces Reserve at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Jan. 20, 2016. Green’s visit entailed getting to know his Marines better and discussing the 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign by urging Marines to continue to uphold the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
Marine Corps' top enlisted leader discusses 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, addresses Marines with Marine Forces Reserve at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Jan. 20, 2016. Green’s visit entailed getting to know his Marines better and discussing the 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign by urging Marines to continue to uphold the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve speak to Columbia College Chicago students about the global war on terrorism during an informal discussion at their training center in Chicago, Jan. 20, 2016. During the event, the students who are enrolled in a global war on terror class were encouraged to ask the Marines any questions regarding Operation Enduring Freedom and Operations Iraqi Freedom. Many Americans, like the majority of these students, do not have regular interactions with Marines. As the most geographically dispersed command in the Marine Corps, however, Marine Forces Reserve is uniquely positioned to have these kinds of community interactions.
Combat Veteran Marines Participate in Community Relations Event with Columbia College Chicago Students.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve speak to Columbia College Chicago students about the global war on terrorism during an informal discussion at their training center in Chicago, Jan. 20, 2016. During the event, the students who are enrolled in a global war on terror class were encouraged to ask the Marines any questions regarding Operation Enduring Freedom and Operations Iraqi Freedom. Many Americans, like the majority of these students, do not have regular interactions with Marines. As the most geographically dispersed command in the Marine Corps, however, Marine Forces Reserve is uniquely positioned to have these kinds of community interactions.
Lt. Cmdr. Teddy Eddinger, Marine Forces Reserve deputy Force chaplain, clears brush from a forest path at the Barataria Preserve, part of Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve in Marrero, La., Jan. 16, 2016. Eddinger, along with a group of volunteers from Marine Forces Reserve’s Force Chaplain’s Office, completed volunteer work at the nature preserve, which involved cleaning signs and clearing paths through the hardwood forest areas of the preserve. MARFORRES religious program specialists routinely complete community enrichment projects to give back to the local community.
MARFORRES Religious program specialists trek through Louisiana forest to give back to community
Lt. Cmdr. Teddy Eddinger, Marine Forces Reserve deputy Force chaplain, clears brush from a forest path at the Barataria Preserve, part of Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve in Marrero, La., Jan. 16, 2016. Eddinger, along with a group of volunteers from Marine Forces Reserve’s Force Chaplain’s Office, completed volunteer work at the nature preserve, which involved cleaning signs and clearing paths through the hardwood forest areas of the preserve. MARFORRES religious program specialists routinely complete community enrichment projects to give back to the local community.
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green visited the Marine Corps Band New Orleans at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Jan. 20, 2015. Green shared his experiences with the band about his past as a musician and commended them on their stellar performance. Green also discussed the 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign, urging Marines to protect what they’ve earned as a Marine, and to continue to uphold the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
Marine Corps' top enlisted leader discusses 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green visited the Marine Corps Band New Orleans at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Jan. 20, 2015. Green shared his experiences with the band about his past as a musician and commended them on their stellar performance. Green also discussed the 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign, urging Marines to protect what they’ve earned as a Marine, and to continue to uphold the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, addresses Marines of Marine Aircraft Group 49, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Jan. 19, 2016. Sgt. Maj. Green discussed some of his experiences in the Marine Corps, explained how he arrived to the position he is in today, and urged the Marines to stand up and share their experiences in the Corps. Green also commended Marines for their hard work, encouraged them to protect what they’ve earned as a Marine, and emphasized the importance of upholding the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
Marine Corps' top enlisted leader discusses 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green, addresses Marines of Marine Aircraft Group 49, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Jan. 19, 2016. Sgt. Maj. Green discussed some of his experiences in the Marine Corps, explained how he arrived to the position he is in today, and urged the Marines to stand up and share their experiences in the Corps. Green also commended Marines for their hard work, encouraged them to protect what they’ve earned as a Marine, and emphasized the importance of upholding the standards of the Corps on and off duty.
The Scout Sniper Platoon with Company B, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve,  provide fire support to their company during training exercise Nordic Frost,  Jan. 8, 2016, at Ethan Allen Training Center in Jericho, Vt. The snipers provided support in the defensive position by attacking individual targets as they appeared at distances as far away as 1,000 meters.
Operation Nordic Frost prepares Marines for cold weather operations
The Scout Sniper Platoon with Company B, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, provide fire support to their company during training exercise Nordic Frost, Jan. 8, 2016, at Ethan Allen Training Center in Jericho, Vt. The snipers provided support in the defensive position by attacking individual targets as they appeared at distances as far away as 1,000 meters.
Marines from Marine Forces Reserve pose for a photo with Secretary of State John Kerry at a Toys for Tots event in Arlington, Va., Dec. 17, 2015. Toys for Tots was established in 1947 by the Marine Corps Reserve and provides new, unwrapped toys to millions of children in communities across the country every year.
Secretary of State volunteers with Toys for Tots
Marines from Marine Forces Reserve pose for a photo with Secretary of State John Kerry at a Toys for Tots event in Arlington, Va., Dec. 17, 2015. Toys for Tots was established in 1947 by the Marine Corps Reserve and provides new, unwrapped toys to millions of children in communities across the country every year.
High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) crewmen assigned to Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, prepare their launcher for live-fire operations after debarking a KC-130J aircraft, supporting their raid operations at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Dec. 4, 2015.
Rockets Down Range
High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) crewmen assigned to Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, prepare their launcher for live-fire operations after debarking a KC-130J aircraft, supporting their raid operations at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Dec. 4, 2015.


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6th ANGLICO conducts live-fire training with 2/23 Mortars

By | February 01, 2016

As clouds rolled across the wide California sky, sending shadows racing across the green hills in Camp Roberts National Guard training center, thundering booms echoed through the valley as mortars found their targets. Half a mile away, Marines with 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company relayed target trajectories and coordinates to the mortarmen of 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division. The units partnered together Jan. 23, 2016 to conduct live call-for-fire training with mortars, as well as machine gun ranges to qualify their Marines. MORE

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