3d Marine Division News
3d Marine Division News

A soldier with the Japan Ground Self-defense Force provides security after being inserted into a landing zone from an MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during Resolute Dragon 21, on Ojojihara Proving Grounds, Dec. 9, 2021. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and JGSDF since 2013 and is the largest ever in Japan. RD21 is designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms, and maneuver across multiple domains. 2/7 is forward deployed in the Indo-Pacific in support of 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diana Jimenez) - A soldier with the Japan Ground Self-defense Force provides security after being inserted into a landing zone from an MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during Resolute Dragon 21, on Ojojihara Proving Grounds, Dec. 9, 2021. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and JGSDF since 2013 and is the largest ever in Japan. RD21 is designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms, and maneuver across multiple domains. 2/7 is forward deployed in the Indo-Pacific in support of 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division as part of the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diana Jimenez)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines load a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System onto the USNS Brunswick during Exercise Noble Jaguar 2021 at Naha Port, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 28, 2021. The Marine Corps and Navy leveraged integrated command and control and joint sensors to expand battlefield awareness, share targeting data, and conduct long-range precision strikes in support of sea control and sea denial in contested maritime environments. III Marine Expeditionary Force executed these actions as a part of an integrated operation with 7th Fleet to maintain readiness and demonstrate U.S. resolve to preserve regional security. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ujian Gosun) - U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines load a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System onto the USNS Brunswick during Exercise Noble Jaguar 2021 at Naha Port, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 28, 2021. The Marine Corps and Navy leveraged integrated command and control and joint sensors to expand battlefield awareness, share targeting data, and conduct long-range precision strikes in support of sea control and sea denial in contested maritime environments. III Marine Expeditionary Force executed these actions as a part of an integrated operation with 7th Fleet to maintain readiness and demonstrate U.S. resolve to preserve regional security. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ujian Gosun)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Lindsey, a ground electronics telecommunications Marine with 2d Battalion, 2d Marines, conducting a radio check during Jungle Warfare Exercise in the Northern Training Area on Okinawa, Japan, May 25, 2021. This unscripted force-on-force exercise tested and strengthened the Marines’ ability to operate within distributed jungle and littoral environments, while adapting to a thinking peer-level adversary. 2/2 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division, as a part of the Unit Deployment Program. Lindsey is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon) - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Lindsey, a ground electronics telecommunications Marine with 2d Battalion, 2d Marines, conducting a radio check during Jungle Warfare Exercise in the Northern Training Area on Okinawa, Japan, May 25, 2021. This unscripted force-on-force exercise tested and strengthened the Marines’ ability to operate within distributed jungle and littoral environments, while adapting to a thinking peer-level adversary. 2/2 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division, as a part of the Unit Deployment Program. Lindsey is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)