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Marines with Marine Forces Reserve await aircraft during Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) training as a part of a Close Air Support Exercise (CASEX) at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, Feb. 26, 2021. TACP members are responsible for accurately locating targets for fire missions, providing battle damage assessment, and aid in neutralizing enemies to meet the ground force commander's intent. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley Corbo)
Sgt. Maj. Carlos A. Ruiz, Force Sergeant Major, Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES), speaks with sergeants and petty officers 2nd class of MARFORRES at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Mar. 3, 2021. Ruiz recently assumed his post as Force Sergeant Major and is taking the time to speak with Marines and Sailors of each grade. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mitchell Collyer)
The Department of Defense (DoD) is commemorating the 75th Anniversary of World War II by recognizing the contributions and sacrifices made by Service members as well as those who served on the home front. The United States remains forever indebted to WWII veterans, who demonstrated selfless service and sacrifice in defense of global peace and security. We remember the legacy of the “Greatest Generation” by Honoring the past, Securing the Future.
Lt. Gen. David G. Bellon, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES), receives the first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Feb. 25. COVID-19 vaccinations are essential in protecting the force and maintaining readiness so that MARFORRES can remain combat-effective and deployable world-wide. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mitchell Collyer)
Lance Cpl. Corey Camphouse, a field radio operator for Battlespace Surveillance Company, conceals a ground sensor during a reconnaissance and surveillance field exercise on Camp Shelby, Miss., Feb. 19, 2021. This training develops and refines platoon and section patrolling and increases proficiency in ground sensor operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mitchell Collyer)
U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Doug Pierson, Commanding General, 4th Marine Logistics Group, receives the second shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Fort Lewis, WA. on Jan. 15, 2020. Leadership throughout the Marine Corps are encouraging their Marines to receive the vaccine as it becomes available. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Colonel Howard K. Marotto)
A U.S. Marine with 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, conducts a M240B medium machine gun function check prior to the start of a live-fire range at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Feb. 7, 2021. This training demonstrates how Marines with Marine Forces Reserve continue to train and maintain readiness while mitigating the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ronald L. Parker II)
Sgt. Maj. Scott D. Grade, outgoing sergeant major of Marine Forces Reserve, salutes as colors are presented during a relief and appointment ceremony held at the Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Feb 4. 2021. After 31 years of honorable and faithful service, Grade relinquished his duties to Sgt. Maj. Carlos A. Ruiz, who will post as the new MARFORRES sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Colby Bundy)

Video by Lance Cpl. Ryan Schmid

A Shot of Readiness

  • Marine Forces Reserve
  • March 2, 2021 | 1:34

U.S. Marines with Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES) explain their decision to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Feb. 25, 2021. As COVID-19 vaccines become accessible, Marines and Sailors are encouraged to receive the vaccine so MARFORRES can remain combat-effective and deployable world-wide. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Ryan Schmid and Lance Cpl. James Stanfield)

 

 

 

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