U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

Augment. Support. Reinforce.

2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114
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Spray and Pray: MARFORRES Marines endure OC Spray during SAF Training
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ashley Barreno, a combat videographer with Communication Strategy and Operations, Headquarters Battalion, strikes a training pad with a baton during the Security Augmentation Force course at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Sept. 13, 2019. SAF training is designed to provide the facility with qualified and properly trained personnel ready to support the military provost marshal’s office. SAF Marines are required to participate in defensive tactics training, a gate procedures class, vehicle search training and qualify for level one contamination with oleoresin capsicum spray. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Leslie Alcaraz)
MARFORRES Marines commemorate 9/11 victims
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Torrens Miller, commanding officer with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, gives a speech after a Total Force Fitness event at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Sept. 11, 2019. During his speech, Miller spoke about the tragedy of 9/11 and encouraged the Marines to reflect on why they serve. This was part of a MARFORRES Total Force Fitness event inspired by the 18th anniversary of 9/11 and the efforts of the first responders at the World Trade Center. The exercise consisted of Marines ascending and descending a five story stairwell 11 times, resulting in a total of 110 stories, which is equivalent to the height of the World Trade Center. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Leslie Alcaraz)
MARFORRES and MARFORNORTH Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael S. Martin, right, outgoing commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, prepares to relinquish command to Lt. Gen. David G. Bellon at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Sept. 4, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Leslie Alcaraz)
4th LE, Jordanian 77th Marines Battalion train during Exercise Eager Lion 2019
CAMP TITIN, JORDAN (August 26, 2019) Marines with 4th Law Enforcement Battalion and Marines with the Jordanian 77th Marines Battalion conducted numerous bilateral training evolutions ranging from simulated crowd control to firing non-lethal munitions as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2019. Eager Lion, U.S. Central Command’s largest and most complex exercise, is an opportunity to integrate forces in a multilateral environment, operate in realistic terrain, and strengthen military-to-military relationship. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by SSgt. Anne K. Henry)
Commandant and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visit Marine Forces Reserve
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger, speaks to Marines about the future of Marine Warfighting at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Sept. 4, 2019. Gen. Berger and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black explain to the Marines of Marine Forces Reserve that Reserve and active duty Marines need to be prepared to deploy at a moments notice by changing the way we train and educate our forces to fight in future conflicts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Serine Farahi)
MARFORRES and MARFORNORTH Change of Command
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger, 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to attendees during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Sept. 4, 2019. Lt. Gen. David G. Bellon assumed command of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North from Brig. Gen. Michael S. Martin. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Leslie Alcaraz)
Under the Moonbeam
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Eliott Wright, an infantry rifleman with 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, poses for a photo during Integrated Training Exercise 5-19 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019. Reserve Marines with 1/25 are training at ITX in preparation to replace 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment in their deployment in the Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Gonzalez)
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