U.S. Marine Staff. Sgt. Clark S. Hefflefinger from Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, describes the strategic significance of how the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System was transported and operated throughout the Philippine archipelago during Balikatan 16 at Palawan, Philippines, April 12,2016.
2/2 Operation Phoenix; Balikatan 2016
U.S. Marine Cpl. Connor Ruggies from Fox Company, 3rd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment describes the actions that where conducted during Operation Phoenix for Balikatan 16 at Crow Valley, Philippines, April 14,2016.
Lava Dog Marines Conduct Long Range Raid
Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment conduct a long-range raid from Pohang, South Korea, to Okinawa, Japan, March 21, 2016. Three MV-22 transported the Marines, making a refueling stop in Iwakuni, Japan to complete the raid. 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment is currently forward deployed to the Asia-Pacific region.
7thFleet, III MEF: One Team, One Fight
Marines embarked on the USS Germantown October 27, 2015, at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines and the Navy worked together on the Germantown to conduct carrier qualifications with an MV-22B Osprey and an amphibious assault with amphibious assault vehicles. Blue Chromite is an amphibious training exercise that draws primarily from III Marine Expeditionary Force’s training resources on Okinawa. Participating units maintain a forward-deployed posture while eliminating travel costs.
Shoot, Move, Communicate Like a Marine
Sgt. Christopher M. D'Arcy teaches you how to Shoot, Move and Communicate like a U.S. Marine in South Korea. D'Arcy, from West Monroe, Louisiana, is a squad leader with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, under the Unit Deployment Program.
Release the MAGTF
Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 and Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 demonstrate the capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force to attendees of the Kaneohe Bay Airshow aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii Oct. 18, 2015. Also available in high definition.