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Sgt. Xavier S. Ham, a motor transport dispatcher with S-4, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, yells at a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Midshipmen from Tulane University to keep up during a 10 kilometer hike around an Armed Forces Reserve Center in Baton Rouge, La., October 20, 2018. Marines from Marine Forces Reserve, in New Orleans, assisted in the hike to provide personal experiences and motivation for midshipman to better prepare them for Officer Candidate School and for their future military careers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Niles Lee)
Sgt. Justin A. Sullenger, a motor transport dispatcher with S-4, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve, encourages a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Midshipmen from Tulane University to keep up during a 10 kilometer hike around an Armed Forces Reserve Center in Baton Rouge, La., October 20, 2018. Marines from Marine Forces Reserve, in New Orleans, assisted in the hike to provide personal experiences and motivation for midshipman to better prepare them for Officer Candidate School and for their future military careers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Niles Lee)
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Midshipmen from Tulane University, Southern Univerity and Platoon Leadership Course check each others packs before a 10 kilometer hike around an Armed Forces Reserve Center in Baton Rouge, La., October 20, 2018. Marines from Marine Forces Reserve, in New Orleans, assisted in the hike to provide personal experiences and motivation for midshipman to better prepare them for Officer Candidate School and for their future military careers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Niles Lee)
Marines, police officers with Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, and local first responders pose for a photo during the annual “Night Out Against Crime” held at the Village at Federal City, New Orleans, Oct. 16, 2018.  “Night Out Against Crime” is a yearly event in which Marines, officers within the New Orleans Police Department and other first responders come together with community members to raise awareness of police officer presence. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
Corporal Jacob D. Edwards, a military police officer with Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, shows children how his patrol car works car during the annual “Night Out Against Crime” held at the Village at Federal City, New Orleans, Oct. 16, 2018. “Night Out Against Crime” is a yearly event in which Marines, officers within the New Orleans Police Department and other first responders come together with community members to raise awareness of police officer presence. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
Maj. Christopher M. Bibeau, the Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans Provost Marshal, speaks with members of the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services during the annual “Night Out Against Crime” held at the Village at Federal City, New Orleans, Oct. 16, 2018.  “Night Out Against Crime” is a yearly event in which Marines, officers within the New Orleans Police Department and other first responders come together with community members to raise awareness of police officer presence. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Clavin, a military police officer with Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, lets children explore his patrol car during the annual “Night Out Against Crime” held at the Village at Federal City, New Orleans, Oct. 16, 2018. “Night Out Against Crime” is a yearly event in which Marines, officers within the New Orleans Police Department and other first responders come together with community members to raise awareness of police officer presence. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Martens)
Mr. Eric Pickering (left), emergency manager for Marine Forces Reserve, Mr. Frank Revitte (left center), warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service of New Orleans, U.S. Marine Col. Torrens G. Miller (right center) commanding officer of Headquarters Battalion, and Sgt. Maj. Benny R. Benton (right), sergeant major of Headquarters Battalion, pose for a group photo after receiving the National Weather Service StormReady Installation Designation Award, Oct. 10, 2018 on the MARFORRES installation. Marine Forces Reserve is the first military installation to receive this award in the state of Louisiana.  (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andy Martinez/released)
Maj. Gen. Burke W. Whitman, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, receives the first piece of cake at the Navy Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 2018. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Support Facility honor and celebrate the Navy’s 243rd Birthday with a traditional cake cutting ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Schwoch/released)
Capt. Henry Holcombe, Force Chaplain, Marine Forces Reserve, gives the invocation before commencement of the Navy Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 2018. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Support Facility honor and celebrate the Navy’s 243rd Birthday with a traditional cake cutting ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Schwoch/released)
Senior Chief Petty Officer Lanna Begnaud, Senior Enlisted Leader, 4th Marine Division Surgeons Office, Marine Forces Reserve, narrates the Navy Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 2018. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Support Facility honor and celebrate the Navy’s 243rd Birthday with a traditional cake cutting ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Schwoch/released)
Maj. Gen. Burke W. Whitman, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, speaks to the Marine and Sailors that attend the Navy Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 2018. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Support Facility honor and celebrate the Navy’s 243rd Birthday with a traditional cake cutting ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Schwoch/released)
Marine and Sailors stand during the playing of Anchors Aweigh and the Marines’ Hymn during the Navy Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 2018. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Support Facility honor and celebrate the Navy’s 243rd Birthday with a traditional cake cutting ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Schwoch/released)
Cpl. Zachary Slaughter, bass instrumentalist with the Marine Forces Reserve Band plays the upright bass during the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
Mr. Gregg T. Habel, executive director of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, gives opening remarks during the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the Marine Forces Reserve Band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
Attendees of the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival wave American flags during the Marine Forces Reserve Band’s jazz arrangement of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” a piece originally composed by John Philip Sousa, at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
The Marine Forces Reserve Band performs during the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
Lance Cpl. Cameron Street, trombone instrumentalist with the Marine Forces Reserve Band plays the trombone during the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
Mr. Gregg T. Habel, executive director of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, and attendees of the 20th Annual Patriotic Music Festival recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans on July 1, 2018. The music festival is one of multiple concerts performed by the Marine Forces Reserve Band for their Independence Day concert series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
Chief Warrant Officer 2 DeMarius Jackson, officer in charge of Marine Forces Reserve Band, conducts the band during a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony at the World War II Museum in New Orleans, May 26, 2018. The ceremony was an opportunity for the band to perform in honor of the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their nation.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Melany Vasquez/ Released)
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