U.S. Marine Cpl. Sergio D. Cano, a motor vehicle operator with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, fires an M777A2 Howitzer during a live-fire operation on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Aug. 31, 2021. 1/12 executes live-fire operations to maintain weapons proficiency and combat readiness. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Carpanzano)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Vena Ahchung, an artilleryman with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, fires an M2 machine gun during Large Scale Exercise 2021, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 4, 2021. LSE 2021 is a live, virtual, and constructive exercise employing integrated command and control, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and sensors across the joint force to expand battlefield awareness, share targeting data, and conduct long-range precision strikes in support of naval operations in a contested and distributed maritime environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Carpanzano)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, Combat Logistics Battalion 3, and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 conduct an external lift of a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Area, Hawaii, Aug. 23, 2021. This training rehearsed the ability to quickly reposition fire support assets around the battlespace. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by SSgt. Olivia Knapp)
Lieutenant Colonel Richard P. Neikirk is from New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 2003 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.Lieutenant Colonel...
Sergeant Major Eldredge enlisted into the United States Marine Corps on 8 January 2002 and completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. Upon graduation as a Private First Class, he reported to Marine Combat Training, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and...
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