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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Task Force 1/25 and Active component aviation assets will participate in Exercise Northern Strike 2017 aboard Michigan’s Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center. TF 1/25 will be about 1,200 strong and include tanks, amphibious assault vehicles, light armored reconnaissance vehicles, reconnaissance Marines, combat engineers, and artillery attachments from across 4th Marine Division originating from 12 states, along with a United Kingdom Reserve 81mm mortar section.

 

Key live-fire training events are: platoon attacks (mechanized companies conducting mechanized amphibious raids, air assault company conducts air assault); company (-) (REIN) attack with mechanized integration (tank, AAV, LAR); company (REIN) defense with tank/engineer support (including heavy equipment); and a fire support coordination exercise. During the company (REIN) defense, the battalion’s air assault company will occupy its battle point following an air assault executed in conjunction with live-fire supporting arms. Training will focus on platoon-level collective tasks and prepare the battalion for Integrated Training Exercise 18 and possible OCONUS deployments in 2019.

 

International Participation includes: United Kingdom, Denmark, Latvia, and Poland

NORTHERN STRIKE VIDEOS
NORTHERN STRIKE ARTICLES
Faces of the Force: Capt. John Howarth August 14, 2017
Faces of the Force: Lance Cpl. Tyler Farias August 9, 2017
Reserve Marines Demonstrate Spectrum of Capabilities during Northern Strike 17 August 1, 2017
NORTHERN STIKE IMAGE GALLERY
Capt. John Howarth the company operations liaison officer with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, looks out the window of an U.S. Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook during a high altitude, high opening (HAHO) jump at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan, during exercise Northern Strike 17, Aug. 2, 2017.
Capt. John Howarth the company operations liaison officer with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, stands outside Echo Company’s barracks at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan, during exercise Northern Strike 17, Aug. 9, 2017.
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division transfers U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
A CH-47D Chinook with Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment prepares to transfer U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve provide security at a multi-purpose range complex within the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on Aug. 1, 2017.
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve provide security at a multi-purpose range complex within the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on Aug. 1, 2017.
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve provide security at a multi-purpose range complex within the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on Aug. 1, 2017.
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve provide security at a multi-purpose range complex within the Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on Aug. 1, 2017.
A Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, departs after inserting U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve into Lake Margrethe, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on July 31, 2017.
A Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, departs after inserting U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve into Lake Margrethe, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on July 31, 2017.
A Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, departs after inserting U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve into Lake Margrethe, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on July 31, 2017.
A Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, departs after inserting U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve into Lake Margrethe, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on July 31, 2017.
A Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, departs after inserting U.S. Marines with Echo Company, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve into Lake Margrethe, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on July 31, 2017.
U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve provide security during a dry run of helo operations at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Michigan on Aug. 2, 2017. Reserve Marines were training to seize key terrain, provide security and to directly engage enemy forces behind enemy lines after an insertion from an aircraft.