Unit HomePhotos
3d Marine Division

 

3d Marine Division

The Fighting Third

Okinawa, Japan
Marines_MediaGallery
U.S. Marines with 3rd Marine Division conduct ship-to-shore movements in Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAV) before the start of exercise Tiger Strike 19 in the Celebes Sea, Malaysia, on Sept. 30, 2019. Utilizing AAVs, Marines disembarked the USS Green Bay (LPD-20), landed on Blue Beach, Malaysia, then brought back members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) aboard the vessel to participate in the opening ceremony for exercise Tiger Strike 19 and a tour. Tiger Strike 19 focuses on strengthening joint military interoperability and on increasing readiness by practicing for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, amphibious and jungle warfare operations, all while fostering cultural exchanges between the MAF and the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Todd Jacobs, the Commander of Toops for 3rd Marine Division during exercise Tiger Strike 19, presents a gift to the Malaysian Armed Forces at Blue Beach, Malaysia, on Oct. 2, 2019. Tiger Strike 19 focuses on strengthening joint military interoperability and on increasing readiness by practicing for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, amphibious and jungle warfare operations, all while fostering cultural exchanges between the MAF and the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Josue Marquez)
BLUE BEACH, Malaysia (Oct. 3, 2019) U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division, demonstrate how they conduct an ambush to the members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) during Tiger Strike 2019. Tiger Strike 19 focuses on strengthening joint military interoperability and on increasing readiness by practicing for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, amphibious and jungle warfare operations, all while fostering cultural exchanges between the MAF and the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps)
BLUE BEACH, Malaysia (Oct. 2, 2019) U.S. Marines and Sailors with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Marine Division, and members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), gather for a group photo after storming a beach during Tiger Strike 2019. Tiger Strike 19 focuses on strengthening joint military interoperability and on increasing readiness by practicing for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, amphibious and jungle warfare operations, all while fostering cultural exchanges between the MAF and the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps)
U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. William M. Jurney, Commanding General of 3rd Marine Division, renders a salute during the 12th Marine Regiment 92nd Anniversary Battle Colors Rededication Ceremony on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 4, 2019. The ceremony is an opportunity for Marines to remember warriors past and to recognize contributions of service members and families to current operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. D’Angelo Yanez)
U.S. Marine Col. Michael J. Roach, Commanding Officer of 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, attaches a streamer to colors during the 12th Marine Regiment 92nd Anniversary Battle Colors Rededication Ceremony on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 4, 2019. The ceremony is an opportunity for Marines to remember warriors past and to recognize contributions of service members and families to current operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. D’Angelo Yanez)
U.S. Marines with 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, participates in the 12th Marine Regiment 92nd Anniversary Battle Colors Rededication Ceremony on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 4, 2019. The ceremony is an opportunity for Marines to remember warriors past and to recognize contributions of service members and families to current operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. D’Angelo Yanez)
Marines and Sailors with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, worked with the U.S. Navy and Okinawan military contractors to salvage a lost anchor off shore of White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 26, 2019. 3rd Marine Division was able to utilize its training and assets in order to recover the anchor and return to port in a safe and operational condition.

(U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Kallahan Morris)
U.S. Marines with Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment, engage an obstacle with an anti-personnel breaching system (APOBS) for training on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, September 13, 2019. APOBS allow combat engineers to breach large obstacles and enhance combat effectiveness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and Indonesian Marines conduct a live-fire range during exercise Korps Marinir (KORMAR) Exchange 2019 in East Java, Indonesia, August 13, 2019. The KORMAR platoon exchange program between Indonesian and the U.S. involves each country sending a platoon of Marines to live and train together at the other’s military base. This program enhances the capability of both services and displays their continued commitment to share information and increase the ability to respond to crisis together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and Indonesian Marines conduct a live-fire range during exercise Korps Marinir (KORMAR) Exchange 2019 in East Java, Indonesia, August 13, 2019. The KORMAR platoon exchange program between Indonesian and the U.S. involves each country sending a platoon of Marines to live and train together at the other’s military base. This program enhances the capability of both services and displays their continued commitment to share information and increase the ability to respond to crisis together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Martin Sanchez with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, drinks snakes blood during a jungle survival instruction part of Korps Marinir (KORMAR) Exchange 2019 in East Java, Indonesia, August 22, 2019. The KORMAR platoon exchange program between Indonesia and the U.S. involves each country sending a platoon of Marines to live and train together at the other's military base. This program enhances the capability of both services and displays their continued commitment to share information and increase the ability to respond to crisis together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
U.S. Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and Indonesian Marines undergo jungle survival instruction on plants and species that are safe to eat during exercise Korps Marinir (KORMAR) Exchange 2019 in East Java, Indonesia, August 22, 2019. The KORMAR platoon exchange program between Indonesia and the U.S. involves each country sending a platoon of Marines to live and train together at the other's military base. This program enhances the capability of both services and displays their continued commitment to share information and increase the ability to respond to crisis together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Eric Tso)
190930-N-DX072-1456 CELEBES SEA (Sept. 30, 2019) Captain Michael Harris, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) Lt. Gen. Dato’ Wira Zambrose bin Mohd Zain, Army Field Eastern Commander, Rear Adm. Fred Kacher, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 7, and Lt. Col. William Jacobs, commander of troops, 3rd Marine Division, pose for a photo with a gift during an opening ceremony for exercise Tiger Strike 2019. Tiger Strike focuses on strengthening combined U.S. and Malaysian military interoperability and increasing combat readiness through amphibious operations and cultural exchanges between the MAF and the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gabriel Marrero, a fire directional control specialist with Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, stands security during Thunder Field Training Exercise on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 18, 2019. The purpose of the exercise is to rehearse setting up an expeditionary combat operations center and refine procedures for doing so. Marrero is a native of Atlantic City, N.J. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Jamal Norris)
Philippine and U.S. Marines drive a Philippine assault amphibious vehicle onto the beach during an AAV subject matter expert exchange in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 5, 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has partnered with the Philippine Marine Corps for the last eight years to develop skill sets and policies to enable the Philippine Navy and Marine Corps to conduct amphibious operations. This SMEE was a milestone in these efforts, marking the first time that Philippine forces launched their AAVs from a Philippine Navy amphibious ship and transited from ship to shore. The U.S. Marines are from AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Timothy Hoff discusses an assault amphibious vehicle operation plan with Philippine Marines in preparation for an AAV launch during an AAV subject matter expert exchange in Subic Bay, Philippines, Aug 30. 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has worked with the Philippine Marine Corps for the last eight years to develop concepts and doctrine that will enable the Philippine Navy-Marine team to conduct amphibious operations. This event is a milestone in these efforts and the start of a greater opportunity for the U.S. and Philippine forces to increase interoperability and share an amphibious capability in the Indo-Pacific region. Hoff is a section leader with AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, and is a native of Waldorf, Md. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)
Philippine Marine Corps 1st Lt. Marever Taghap sits in the turret of an assault amphibious vehicle that is being driven by U.S. Marines during an AAV subject matter expert exchange in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 1, 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has partnered with the Philippine Marine Corps for the last eight years to develop skill sets and policies to enable the Philippine Navy and Marine Corps to conduct amphibious operations. This SMEE was a milestone in these efforts, marking the first time that Philippine forces launched their AAVs from a Philippine Navy amphibious ship and transited from ship to shore. The U.S. Marines are from AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)
U.S. Marines pose with Philippine Marines for a celebratory end-of-training photo aboard the BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602) during an assault amphibious vehicle subject matter expert exchange in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 4, 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has partnered with the Philippine Marine Corps for the last eight years to develop skill sets and policies to enable the Philippine Navy and Marine Corps to conduct amphibious operations. This SMEE was a milestone in these efforts, marking the first time that Philippine forces launched their AAVs from a Philippine Navy amphibious ship and transited from ship to shore. The U.S. Marines are from AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)
Philippine and U.S. Marines drive a Philippine assault amphibious vehicle onto the BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602) during an AAV subject matter expert exchange in Subic Bay, Philippines, Aug. 31, 2019. The U.S. Marine Corps has partnered with the Philippine Marine Corps for the last eight years to develop skill sets and policies to enable the Philippine Navy and Marine Corps to conduct amphibious operations. This SMEE was a milestone in these efforts, marking the first time that Philippine forces launched their AAVs from a Philippine Navy amphibious ship and transited from ship to shore. The U.S. Marines are from AAV Company, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Hancock)