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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.

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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

SIFEX 24 | Reconnaissance Mission

U.S. Marine Cpl. Joseph Morales executes a reconnaissance mission during Stand-in Force Exercise 24 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji,...

04

ARTP 23.3: Night M777 Howitzer Live-fire

U.S. Marines prepare to fire an M777 Howitzer during Artillery Relocation Training Program 23.3 in the North Fuji Maneuver Area at Combined Arms...

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SIFEX 24 | 2/7 Aerial Insert

U.S. Marines with 2d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment move to their objective during Stand-in Force Exercise 24 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp...

06

12th MLR Redesignation Ceremony

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Peter Eltringham, 12th Marine Littoral Regiment Commanding Officer, retires 12th Marines’ unit colors during the redesignation...

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