U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

Augment. Support. Reinforce.

2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA. 70114
About Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course

Marines of Marine Forces Reserve are participating in WTI 1-18 during their annual training to increase their proficiency with the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and to build experience using HIMARS to fire Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets, advancing their combat effectiveness and readiness for future exercises and deployments.

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Sgt. Michael Kirby, a radio chief with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, poses for a photo in front of a Humvee during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017.
Lance Cpl. Alex Chavez, a gunner and driver with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, cleans the window of an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Jansen Davis, a section chief with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, records the serial numbers and launch codes of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems munitions during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Jansen Davis, a section chief with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, guides a Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System onto an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct.11, 2017.
Sgt. Nathanael Izu (left), a section chief, Lance Cpl. Alex Chavez (middle), a gunner and driver, and Lance Cpl. Devin Baxter (right), a gunner, all with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, perform an unload and reload drill of inert ordnance during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Manuel Toledomeza (left), a section chief, and Lance Cpl. Anthony Miller (right), a gunner, both with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, secure the wires of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System to prevent any loose disturbance, at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Manuel Toledomza (right), a section chief, and Lance Cpl. Anthony Miller, a gunner, both with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, adjusts the supply box of a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Marines with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, review a function checklist of an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Nathanael Izu, a section chief with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, Marine Forces Reserve, guides the driver of an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2107.
Sgt. Jansen Davis (left), a section chief, and Lance Cpl. Justin Minor (right), a gunner, both with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, align the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System next to Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System munitions during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
Sgt. Jansen Davis (front right), a section chief with 3rd Platoon, Rocket Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, gives instruction to Lance Cpl. Justin Minor (left), a gunner with 2/14, as he guides the unloading and loading of an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 1-18 at Landing Zone Bull Attack, near the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Oct. 11, 2017.
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