U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

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Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares allies and partners to respond more to regional crises and meet their own security needs by improving the security of borders and countering threats.

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VENTSPILS, Latvia-U.S. Sailors with Navy Cargo Handling Battalion One, conduct the off-loading of tanks during exercise Saber Strike 17 in Ventspils, Latvia, May 23, 2017 Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares allies and partners to respond more to regional crises and meet their own security needs by improving the security of borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Vice Adm. Christopher Grady, the Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces, speaks to the media about the beach landing in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations 17, June 6, 2017. Marines from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company executed the beach assault. The purpose of Strike Force NATO is to deliver a rapidly deployable and scalable headquarters capable of planning and executing full-spectrum joint maritime operations to provide assurance, deterrence, and collective defense for the Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Sgt. Christian Cook, a vehicle commander with Charlie Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, reads instructions to his crewmember before firing during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 5, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia – Pfc. Arturo Villegas, an infantryman with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, communicates with his fire team during an amphibious assault in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Marines with Alpha Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fire from a M1 Abrams tank during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 4, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training exercise keeps Reserve Marines ready to respond in times of crisis by providing them with unique training opportunities outside of the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Sgt. Nicholas Zollinger, a section leader with Charlie Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fires rounds down range, in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 5, 2017 . Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Marines with Alpha Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fire from a M1 Abrams tank during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 4, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training exercise keeps Reserve Marines ready to respond in times of crisis by providing them with unique training opportunities outside of the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Marines with Alpha Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fire from a M1 Abrams tank during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 4, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training exercise keeps Reserve Marines ready to respond in times of crisis by providing them with unique training opportunities outside of the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia – Marines with Alpha Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, fire from a M1 Abrams tank during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 4, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training exercise keeps Reserve Marines ready to respond in times of crisis by providing them with unique training opportunities outside of the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan Alonzo Barnett/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia - Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 deliver the live-fire exercise brief to Reserve Marines and forces from the United Kingdom, Slovakia, and Italy, during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 6, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia - Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 deliver the live-fire exercise brief to Reserve Marines and forces from the United Kingdom, Slovakia, and Italy, during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 6, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
ADAZI, Latvia - Marines with the Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 deliver the live-fire exercise brief to Reserve Marines and forces from the United Kingdom, Slovakia, and Italy, during Exercise Saber Strike 17 in the Adazi Training Area, Latvia, June 6, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, execute a amphibious assault training exercise in Ventspils, Latvia, during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, transfer Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, to the shores of Ventspils, Latvia, for a beach-assault training operation during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
VENTSPILS, Latvia - Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, transfer Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division and 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, to the shores of Ventspils, Latvia, for a beach-assault training operation during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 6, 2017. The beach landings took place concurrently between exercise Saber Strike and Baltic Operations. Exercise Saber Strike 17 is an annual combined-joint exercise conducted at various locations throughout the Baltic region and Poland. The combined training prepares NATO Allies and partners to effectively respond to regional crises and to meet their own security needs by strengthening their borders and countering threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released)
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