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A Indigenous Larrakia Nation representative Eric Fejo (center) advises Australian Army and United States Marine Corps personnel on heritage concerns for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, at Fog Bay Northern Territory. (Royal Australian Army photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle Genner/Released)
Environmental Marines kick the shell out of Talisman Saber
A Indigenous Larrakia Nation representative Eric Fejo (center) advises Australian Army and United States Marine Corps personnel on heritage concerns for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, at Fog Bay Northern Territory. (Royal Australian Army photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle Genner/Released)
Marines with Company C, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, drive an amphibious assault vehicle from land into the water during a basic operations exercise at the Galveston Marine Corps Reserve Home Training Center, Aug. 8, 2015. The exercise served as a refresher for the Marines on how to perform basic AAV operations. During the exercise, the Marines drove the AAVs from land to water and performed basic water operations such as left and right turns, forward and reverse, circles and tactic formations. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
Marines train to maintain and improve the Corps amphibian capabilities
Marines with Company C, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, drive an amphibious assault vehicle from land into the water during a basic operations exercise at the Galveston Marine Corps Reserve Home Training Center, Aug. 8, 2015. The exercise served as a refresher for the Marines on how to perform basic AAV operations. During the exercise, the Marines drove the AAVs from land to water and performed basic water operations such as left and right turns, forward and reverse, circles and tactic formations. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans City Councilmember James Gray presents an award to Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, Aug. 20, 2015, at the New Orleans City Council Chambers. The award is to recognize Mills and his Marines for all the work they have done for the New Orleans community. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo Manipulation by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
City Council Honors Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans City Councilmember James Gray presents an award to Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, Aug. 20, 2015, at the New Orleans City Council Chambers. The award is to recognize Mills and his Marines for all the work they have done for the New Orleans community. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo Manipulation by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
NEW ORLEANS –Senior military and civilian leaders attend a Defense Support of Civil Authorities seminar at the Federal City auditorium Aug. 5, 2015. The seminars focus on events that are likely to happen in the area they occur. With this seminar taking place in Louisiana, the attention focused on hurricane response and coordination, using Hurricane Katrina as a reference. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
Marine Forces Reserve Hosts DSCA Seminar
NEW ORLEANS –Senior military and civilian leaders attend a Defense Support of Civil Authorities seminar at the Federal City auditorium Aug. 5, 2015. The seminars focus on events that are likely to happen in the area they occur. With this seminar taking place in Louisiana, the attention focused on hurricane response and coordination, using Hurricane Katrina as a reference. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Callahan, commander of Eighth Coast Guard District, addresses the audience at the dedication ceremony for the painting “Rescue Me” by Louisiana artist Dale Fairbanks at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans, La., Aug. 25, 2015. “Rescue Me” is based off of televised imagery of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescuing stranded citizens in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The dedication ceremony was one of dozens of events this week commemorates the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Aug.
“Rescue Me”: Local artist’s gesture of gratitude dedicated to the U.S. Coast Guard during 10-year Hurricane Katrina anniversary
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Callahan, commander of Eighth Coast Guard District, addresses the audience at the dedication ceremony for the painting “Rescue Me” by Louisiana artist Dale Fairbanks at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans, La., Aug. 25, 2015. “Rescue Me” is based off of televised imagery of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescuing stranded citizens in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The dedication ceremony was one of dozens of events this week commemorates the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Aug.
Marines of Battery M, 3rd Battalion 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, march together at the Methodist Church in Hixson, Tennessee, July 24, 2015. The Marines attended the funeral of their fallen brother, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, one of five service members killed by a gunman at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Wyatt was taken to the Chattanooga National Cemetery after the church service to be laid to rest with full military honors.
Pushing Forward
Marines of Battery M, 3rd Battalion 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, march together at the Methodist Church in Hixson, Tennessee, July 24, 2015. The Marines attended the funeral of their fallen brother, Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, one of five service members killed by a gunman at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Wyatt was taken to the Chattanooga National Cemetery after the church service to be laid to rest with full military honors.
Service members, veterans and civilians hold American flags and stand outside the First Baptist Church of Woodstock entrance, waiting for Lance Cpl. Squire “Skip” Wells’ casket to arrive July 26, 2015. Wells was one of five service members killed during a shooting at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. More than a thousand people attended the funeral service to pay their respects and show support to Wells and his family. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
Lance Cpl. Squire "Skip" Wells Funeral
Service members, veterans and civilians hold American flags and stand outside the First Baptist Church of Woodstock entrance, waiting for Lance Cpl. Squire “Skip” Wells’ casket to arrive July 26, 2015. Wells was one of five service members killed during a shooting at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. More than a thousand people attended the funeral service to pay their respects and show support to Wells and his family. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialists from across Marine Forces Reserve approach a simulated methamphetamine laboratory during the final training event of the Advanced Consequence Management Team Certification in Pilottown, La., July 29, 2015. The Marines were part of a survey team sent in to take samples from the lab. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ian Leones/Released)
MARFORRES Marines conduct CBRN training
Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialists from across Marine Forces Reserve approach a simulated methamphetamine laboratory during the final training event of the Advanced Consequence Management Team Certification in Pilottown, La., July 29, 2015. The Marines were part of a survey team sent in to take samples from the lab. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ian Leones/Released)
The Director of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Command Master Chief Richard Curtis (AW/IDW/SS/SW) (left), congratulates Master Sgt. William Call, the bandmaster for Marine Corps Band New Orleans, for achieving the highest overall grade point average for Class 188 and as a result being named as the class honor graduate, during the graduation ceremony held in Newport, R.I., July 24, 2015.  Call attributes his success to having outstanding role models such as his father and grandfather who both retired from the Air Force and Army, respectively.
Senior enlisted Marine takes all honors at prestigious Navy school
The Director of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Command Master Chief Richard Curtis (AW/IDW/SS/SW) (left), congratulates Master Sgt. William Call, the bandmaster for Marine Corps Band New Orleans, for achieving the highest overall grade point average for Class 188 and as a result being named as the class honor graduate, during the graduation ceremony held in Newport, R.I., July 24, 2015. Call attributes his success to having outstanding role models such as his father and grandfather who both retired from the Air Force and Army, respectively.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A Marine Corps rifle team fires the twenty-one gun salute for Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan’s funeral July 27, 2015, at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Agawan, Massachusetts. Sullivan was one of five victims of the Chattanooga, Tennessee shootings July 16, 2015. Sullivan was described by his family and fellow Marines as a Marines Marine, and always had a quirky smile that resembled a kid in a candy store. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
In Memory of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A Marine Corps rifle team fires the twenty-one gun salute for Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan’s funeral July 27, 2015, at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Agawan, Massachusetts. Sullivan was one of five victims of the Chattanooga, Tennessee shootings July 16, 2015. Sullivan was described by his family and fellow Marines as a Marines Marine, and always had a quirky smile that resembled a kid in a candy store. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. J. Gage Karwick/Released)
Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Marine Forces Reserve, presents a folded flag to the widow of Sgt. Carson Holmquist, a motor transport maintenance chief with Battery M, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, during his funeral July 25, 2015 in Grantsburg, Wis. Holmquist, along with three other Marines and a Sailor, was killed in an attack at the Naval Operation Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tenn. on July 16, 2015. Marines, family, friends and the community of Grantsburg gathered to honor the memory and sacrifice of Holmquist and his fallen brothers-in-arms.
In honor of our brother: Sgt Carson Holmquist laid to rest by family, fellow Marines
Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commander of Marine Forces Reserve, presents a folded flag to the widow of Sgt. Carson Holmquist, a motor transport maintenance chief with Battery M, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, during his funeral July 25, 2015 in Grantsburg, Wis. Holmquist, along with three other Marines and a Sailor, was killed in an attack at the Naval Operation Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tenn. on July 16, 2015. Marines, family, friends and the community of Grantsburg gathered to honor the memory and sacrifice of Holmquist and his fallen brothers-in-arms.
Marines carry Lance Cpl. Skip Wells’ casket into the First Baptist Church of Woodstock July 26, 2015. Wells was one of five service members killed during the shooting at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Hundreds of people were present at the service showing their respect and support for Wells, his family and friends. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
Lance Cpl. Squire "Skip" Wells Funeral
Marines carry Lance Cpl. Skip Wells’ casket into the First Baptist Church of Woodstock July 26, 2015. Wells was one of five service members killed during the shooting at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Hundreds of people were present at the service showing their respect and support for Wells, his family and friends. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ian Ferro)
The Marines of Battery M, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment salute Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, who was a field artillery operations man with Battery M. Wyatt was laid to rest at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, July 24, 2015. Wyatt is one of five service members who died when a gunman attacked the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Family and community members joined the Marines to pay their respects and thank Wyatt for his service to this country.
Selfless Sacrifice
The Marines of Battery M, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment salute Staff Sgt. David A. Wyatt, who was a field artillery operations man with Battery M. Wyatt was laid to rest at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, July 24, 2015. Wyatt is one of five service members who died when a gunman attacked the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on July 16, 2015. Family and community members joined the Marines to pay their respects and thank Wyatt for his service to this country.
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