Marines are always active (when not standing by) this is of the norm. Lets take a look at whats going on this week in field ops.
Marines with Maritime Raid Force, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct a deck shoot at night during their Western Pacific Deployment.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Johnathan Williams, with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, clears a house with Sgt. Jung Ti Hyung, an infantry man with South Korea.
Marines carry the casket of fallen Marine Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardinto. Residents gather to pay their last respects during a public viewing on the steps of the Temecula Civic Center in Temecula, Calif.A Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom, assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One fires rockets (Hell Fire) during a urban close air support exercise.U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, receive a class on weapon systems with Republic of Korea (ROK) Marines. This is a part of the Korean Marine Exchange Program in South Korea.Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conduct inflatable boat training with South Korean marines.Recruit in the middle of the Crucible.A joint service color guard, presents the colors, during the national anthem, baseball’s opening day in Pittsburgh.U.S. and South Korean naval ships traverse the ocean in formation in the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula.
I love the training that continues to take place. May the Marine Corps never lose its edge as the world most elite fighting force.
Isaac J. Hall II