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3d Marine Division

The Fighting Third

Okinawa, Japan
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U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 3d Marines conduct experimentation in littoral defense operations during Castaway 21.1 around Okinawa, Japan, March 18, 2021. Castaway 21.1 demonstrated the Marine Corps’ ability to integrate with the joint force to seize and defend key maritime terrain, provide low-signature sustainment, and execute long-range precision fires in support of naval operations from an expeditionary advanced base. 3/3 is part of 3d Marine Division, forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua Brittenham)
A U.S. Marine with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, conducts an air assault during Castaway 21.1 on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan March 11, 2021. The exercise demonstrated the Marine Corps’ ability to integrate with the joint force to seize and defend key maritime terrain, provide low-signature sustainment, and execute long-range precision fires in support of naval operations from an expeditionary advanced base. 3/8 is currently attached to 3d Marine Division under the Unit Deployment Program. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Mario. A. Ramirez)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing refuel High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems with 3d Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division during Castaway 21.1 on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, March 17, 2021. The exercise demonstrated the Marine Corps’ ability to integrate with the joint force to seize and defend key maritime terrain, provide low-signature sustainment, and execute long-range precision fires in support of naval operations from an expeditionary advanced base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)
U.S. Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division conduct a military freefall infiltration during Castaway 21.1 on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, March 9, 2021. The exercise demonstrated the Marine Corps’ ability to integrate with the joint force to seize and defend key maritime terrain, provide low-signature sustainment, and execute long-range precision fires in support of naval operations from an expeditionary advanced base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)
U.S. Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division conduct a military freefall infiltration during Castaway 21.1 on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, March 9, 2021. The exercise demonstrated the Marine Corps’ ability to integrate with the joint force to seize and defend key maritime terrain, provide low-signature sustainment, and execute long-range precision fires in support of naval operations from an expeditionary advanced base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)
1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment change of command ceremony
Deactivation ceremony for Weapons Company
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Samuel Smith, with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, takes the final practical application exam during Tactical Combat Casualty Care training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 20, 2021. TCCC training reinforces Marines and Sailors’ ability to provide lifesaving care and to limit the risk of casualties on the battlefield.
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U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment and troops from the 30th Infantry Regiment, 12th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, practice fighting techniques
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment and troops from the 30th Infantry Regiment, 12th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force examine each other’s anti-material weaponry
GySgt. Edward Mullin, an intelligence chief with 3d Battalion, 8th Marines, demonstrates the use of an aerial ISR platform
Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force fast rope out of an U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey
U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment and troops from the 30th Infantry Regiment, 12th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conduct crew-served weapons training
Japan Ground-Self Defense Force infantrymen with the 30th Infantry Regiment and U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marines occupy an integrated joint defensive position
A crew chief with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Marines conduct an air assault during exercise Forest Light Eastern Army in mainland Japan, Dec. 15.
U.S. Marines conduct a combat patrol during exercise Forest Light in Japan, Dec. 16.
U.S. Marines conduct fast roping during exercise Forest Light Eastern Army in mainland Japan, Dec. 10.
A Marine looks through the scope of a weapon while kneeling behind a mound of snow.
A U.S. Marine participates in a live fire range during exercise Forest Light 21 in the Niigata Prefecture, Japan, Dec. 8.