MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -Friends of the Marines and sailors of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine
Marines and sailors from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, make their way to a Marine Medium Tiltorotor Squadron 365 MV-22
Working from the US Marine Corps’ Air-Ground Combat Centre in Twentynine Palms, Kilo Company, 42 Commando have been using a mock-up Middle Eastern village in a vast training facility which comprises of 932 square miles of desert terrain. For three days the medics took part in a bespoke version of the US Navy’s Tactical Combat Casualty Care training package which covered how to deal with serious battlefield casualties.
Rest for the Weary by United States Marine Corps Official Page, via Flickr. A Marine assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7), takes a nap in the Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) center on Forward Operating Base Now Zad, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2012. The MWR is a place where Marines can relax and use telephones and computers to communicate with loved ones back home. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena).
AT-TAQADDUM, Iraq (June 4, 2008) Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft
Lance Cpl. Jason Hallett and Staff Sergeant Michael R. Gilio, both of India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, are reunited at
Sgt. Dakota Meyer, first living Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor. He rescued 36 Marines, soldiers, and Afghan soldiers during six hours of combat. He was eventually wounded but was able to recover the bodies of his four teammates/friends. He is the first living Marine to receive the MOH since the Vietnam War.
USA 2LT Emily J. T. Perez, 23, of Texas died in Al Kifl when her HMMWV struck an IED. She was assigned to the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Hood, TX as a Medical Service Corps officer. Emily was a 2005 graduate of West Point and had been in Company G3.She was the first African-American female cadet Corps command sergeant major. She was a letter winning track and field star in high school as well as West Point. She had been a gospel singer and helped start an ...