Private R. Jones of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines takes a standing break during Operation Pitt, 12 miles north of Danang, December, 1967. (Lcpl Brumch/U.S. Marine Corps/National Archives) ~ Vietnam War
“Weapons Company, in line with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, trying to contact the temporarily cut off Fox Company in a glancing engagement to permit the 5th and 7th Marines to withdraw from the Yudam-ni area. Nov. 27, 1950.” Quoted from original picture caption, released by Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, on 22 December 1950. Yudam-ni, at the western extremity of the Chosin Reservoir, was the scene of early combat in the campaign, as Chinese forces attacked the two Marine regiments there. The Marines subsequently had to fight their way back to Hagaru along roads surrounded by the enemy.
Warrior Wednesday; U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Rhoades, a squad leader with weapons platoon, Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, calls-in his team’s position during a live-fire raid training event, part of Mission Rehearsal Exercise 2016, in southern Jordan, Sept. 12, 2016.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever Statz/Released)
“Operation Utah–Marine from F Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, gets into a firing position and engages in a fire fight with the Viet Cong, just after being lifted to the position by helicopter.” (4 Mar 1966)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, conducting a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel exercise, Aug. 29, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trever Statz)
Warrior Wednesday: U.S. Marine Cpl. Michael Whitehouse, a rifleman with 2nd Squad, 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, provides security from a rooftop in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, during Operation Jaws on June 25, 2012.
Warrior Wednesday: Cpl. Kaden Prickett, machine gunner and team leader with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, fires a .50 caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle at a target 1,200 meters away, in the Central Command area of operations, Jan. 6, 2015. Marines and sailors of Golf Company spent time on the range getting acquainted with various weapons systems and cross-training one another in their respective areas of expertise.
Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, during the company supported, live-fire assault portion of a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Dec. 6, 2015.
Warrior Wednesday: U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kyle Page (right), a team leader with 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, attached to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and an Estonian Defense Forces service member make their way over rubble in Northern Now Zad, Afghanistan, as a controlled detonation explodes behind them on Oct. 26, 2008.
First Lieutenant Michael Pagani, a forward observer with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, draws a sketch of the terrain for a fire support operation during Large Scale Exercise 2014 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Fire support drills are conducted by a fire team that calls for attacks on distant targets through the use of air support, mortars and artillery.
U.S. Marines with Echo Company. 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, conduct a combat marksmanship range to hone riflemen skills in the U.S. Central Command area of operations, Dec. 10, 2014.