Marines


Super Squad Competition

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4th Marine Division conducts an Annual Rifle Squad Competition (ARSC) to foster the warrior spirit through intense competition and determine the top rifle squad within 4th Marine Division for 2017. The competition cadre will consist of SNCO’s and NCO’s within MARFORRES and logistical support from Force Headquarters Group and the host battalion. The competition is designed to evaluate a 14-man infantry squad throughout an extensive field and live-fire evolution. 4th Marine Division conducts the ARSC aboard Fort Richardson, Alaska in order to determine the top rifle squad in the Division.  The 2017 ARSC is open only to each of the 4th Marine Division infantry regiments. This year the Commanding General granted that each infantry regiment will provide their top two rifle squads to compete in offensive operations, defensive operations, patrolling techniques, combat marksmanship, physical endurance, and overall small unit leadership. Each event will be evaluated and scored with results and leaders board tracked throughout the event. At the conclusion of the competition each squad will participate in the closing ceremony where the Division Commanding General will recognize the top squad in the Division and award them with the “Super Squad” medal. 

 

 

 

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Video by Lance Cpl. Daniel Betancourt

Super Squad 2017

  • Marine Forces Reserve
  • Aug. 8, 2017 | 5:08

U.S. Marines with Super Squad Competition from 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Regiment, and 3rd Battalion, 25th Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, participate in various challenges to determine the top squad within their division on Joint base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug 4-9, 2017. Super Squad Competitions were designed to evaluate a 14-man infantry squad throughout an extensive field and live-fire evolution. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by LCpl. Daniel R. Betancourt Jr>)

Photo Gallery
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Lance Cpl. Anthony Bryan, a water support technician with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, unloads a 3,000-gallon capacity bag that holds potable water during a command post exercise at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 10, 2020. Water support technician Marines used lightweight water purification systems to purify water before providing it to the combat engineer Marines working at another site. The CPX increases readiness and challenges SPMAGTF-SC command and control, communications and timely decision-making capabilities through simulated real-world scenarios. SPMAGTF-SC will be deployed into the Southern Command area of operation to provide crisis response preparedness efforts, security cooperation training and engineering events to help strengthen relations with partner nations throughout Central and South America. Bryan is a native of Eugene, Oregon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Andy O. Martinez)

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