U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

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Disruptive Thinkers: CLB-453 Innovation Cell
Sgt. Stephen B. Rodriguez, an armorer with Combat Logistics Battalion 453, 4th Marine Logistics Group, showcases a drone the Marines within the unit have made from minimal office supplies and parts printed by a three dimensional printer at an innovation cell located within their Home Training Center in San Jose, Calif., Feb. 9, 2019. The Marines of 4th MLG are working to create cost efficient technology and are continuously seeking out ways to create better versions of previously created products. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dante J. Fries)
4th MAW Wins 14th James S. Russell Flight Safety Award
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Bradley S. James (right), commanding general of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, is presented the James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award by retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Nick Kehoe (left), on behalf of the Order of Daedalians, at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Feb. 11, 2019. The command has been awarded the James S. Russell Naval Aviation Flight Safety Award 14 times since the award’s establishment in 1978. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Niles Lee)
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Integration visits New Orleans
U.S Marine Lt. Col. Andrew M. Turner, commanding officer, Marine Aircraft Group 49 Detachment C, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve welcomes Judd H. Lyons, deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve integration, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Feb. 4, 2019. Lyons retired from the U.S. Army as a Maj. Gen. after 37 years of service. In his current role, he serves as the principal advisor to the assistant secretary of defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, providing supervision of manpower and reserve affairs for the Department of Defense and ensuring seamless integration of reserve affairs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dante J. Fries)
MARFORRES Marines Build Camaraderie During Quarterly Log Race
Cpl. Shaconey White, sourcing cell noncommissioned officer in charge with Marine Forces Reserve G-1 Operations, low crawls under a platform during the MARFORRES Log Race Competition at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Jan. 17, 2019. The quarterly event tests the physical fitness of the Marines and builds camaraderie within the units. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Faeth Webb)
Marine Awarded Silver Star for Vietnam War Heroics
Retired Maj. Gen. John Admire (center) and Sgt. Maj. Larry E. Owens (right), the Inspector-Instructor sergeant major with 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, presents a Silver Star medal to retired Maj. Edward F. Wright (left) at Portland, Ore., Feb. 1, 2019. Wright was awarded the medal for his actions on Aug. 21, 1967, when he led a reaction force against North Vietnamese forces that had ambushed an Army convoy and pinned down his company commander’s relief force. While exposed to intense enemy fire, Wright’s tactical skills and placement of fire support enabled his force to steadily advance and rescue the besieged Soldiers and Marines. Wright was a second lieutenant serving with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment in the Republic of Vietnam at the time. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy O. Martinez)
MARFORRES Marines participate in the Combat Pistol Program
Sgt. Marco V. Tolentino, the armorer with Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, passes M9 Beretta service pistols to Marines during the Combat Pistol Program, at Camp Villere, La., Jan. 24, 2019. The CPP provides classroom instruction, dry-fire training and live-fire training with the pistol in support of mission readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Faeth Webb)
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