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. 

 

 

 

VIDEOS
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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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Marine with Hotel Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, prepare to bed down for the night after a live-fire range at Fort Pickett, Va., July 18, 2020, during Hotel Battery’s annual training. The Marine Corps Reserves was established on Aug. 29, 1916, after President Woodrow Wilson signed the Naval Appropriations Act of 1916. Since then, the Marine Corps Reserves have been called upon in every major conflict as well serving in humanitarian and security operations across the globe. This photo was created by stacking 75 images taken over the span of 45 minutes together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Niles Lee)

Faces of the Force: Sgt. James Ellis
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4th MarDiv returns to Super Squad Competition in Alaska
Fourth Marine Division is taking on Alaska’s arctic terrain for the third year in a row as they return for the Marine Corps’ Annual Rifle Squad or “Super Squad” Competition. The previously acclaimed...