• Warfighter vehicles get weapons upgrade
    The first two Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank Modernization A2 models outfitted with a state of the
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  • 15th MEU, America ARG certified, ready for 17-2 Western Pacific Deployment
    Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and America Amphibious Ready Group
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  • Marine Division Tactics Course: to win, to kill, to survive
    Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing tested their combat skills during Marine Division Tactics

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  • America to Trinidad: Marine reunited with childhood mentor
    While many young adults can easily identify that one coach or teacher who had the biggest impact on
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  • Raider Reconnaissance Operator’s Course trains amphibious warriors of the Pacific
    The training focused on safe surf passage with the Zodiac inflatable craft, swimming, and procedures

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  • U.S., Bahamas mutual support benefits region
    U.S. forces and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force continued to partner on Operation Marlin Spike to
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  • Caring for Carenage: U.S., partner nations revitalize a school
    Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Col. Roger Carter, right, the assistant chief staff officer of Headquarters, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, and U.S. Coast Guardsmen pose for a photo with students while at Carenage Boy Government Primary School as part of a community relations event during Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017 in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 16, 2017. Tradewinds, sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, brings together security forces and regional civilian agencies from 20 participating countries to strengthen relationships, build partner nation capacity and conduct subject matter expert exchanges in security-related operations. U.S. Marines are providing providing training and logistical support for Phase II of the exercise.

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  • Tradewinds 2017: Phase II closing ceremony
    U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, the U.S. Southern Command military deputy commander, speaks to distinguished guests and service members from 20 nations during the closing ceremony for Phase II of Tradewinds 2017 in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 17, 2017. The overall objective of Tradewinds, an annual exercise sponsored by SOUTHCOM, is to enhance the collective ability of the participating nations to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations and counter transnational organized crime. U.S. Marines provided training and logistical support for Phase II of Tradewinds.

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  • Marines, HBCU Leaders Strengthen Bonds
    The “Commandant’s Own” Drum & Bugle Corps performs inside a reception room during an Evening Parade at the Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., June 16, 2017. Approximately 21 presidents, chancellors and commissioners from historically black colleges, universities and conferences travelled from around the country to build and sustain meaningful relationships between their organizations and the Marine Corps. While at parade, guests met members of the National Montford Point Marine Association, Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, the most senior African American Marine, and several other diverse leaders of the Marine Corps.

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  • Building Partnerships through Subject Matter Expert Exchange
    U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, exchange gifts with Saudi Arabian Naval Special Forces at the end of a subject matter expert exchange while forward deployed in the Middle East, May 18, 2017. The exchange proved to be an enhancing opportunity for both the U.S. and Saudi forces. Deploying U.S. Marines into the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to conduct combined military training with our partner nations’ security forces strengthens our vital relationships with partners in this important region.

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