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3D MARINE DIVISION
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THE FIGHTING THIRD
Okinawa, Japan

Who we are

3d Marine Division operates as a Stand-In Force in the first island chain to secure, seize, or defend key maritime terrain in order to deny and disrupt adversary actions in support of the Fleet, the Joint Force, and partnered and allied forces.

01

SIFEX 24

U.S. Marines with 4th Marine Regiment execute Stand-in Force Exercise 24 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, Dec. 1-12, 2023.

02

2023 Year In Review

U.S. Marines and Sailors with 3d Marine Division carried out multiple exercises over the last year in the Indo-Pacific region.

03

Ares Company Attacks

U.S. Marines with 3d Littoral Combat Team, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, 3d Marine Division, patrol for company attacks during exercise Bougainville...

04

3d Recon Dive Training

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Evan Sheeders emerges from the water during a dive sustainment training on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 8, 2024. The...

05

3d LCT Platoon Attacks

U.S. Marines with 3d Littoral Combat Team, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, 3d Marine Division, fire an M3E1 Multi-purpose Anti-armor Anti-personnel...

06

Division Squad Competition

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Alexander Moralesgarcia posts security during the 3d Marine Division Squad Competition at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan,...

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