British Royal Air Force Regiment Lance Cpl. Thomas Bailey from Burnley, England, and attached to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2) searches a compound while during Operation Grizzly in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 18, 2013. Grizzly was a counter-insurgency operation to deter enemy activity, establish a presence and gather human intelligence.
Warrior Wednesday: Lance Cpl. Douglas Pala, a radio operator with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, holds security during a patrol over the Musa Qal’eh Wadi Crossing on December 6, 2011. The wadi crossing allows neighboring villages to conduct trade and travel during the rainy seasons where a river separates the Musa Qal’eh district center from neighboring villages.
Marines with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, conducting a cold weather patrol at Sekiyama, Japan, during exercise Forest Light March 15, 2017.
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment , Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.2, participate in a live fire range during Exercise Eager Lion 16 at King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center, Kingdom of Jordan on May 17, 2016. US Marine Corps Photo
Marines with 3rd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, during an urban operations raid on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 17, 2016.
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)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, conducts security as part of a Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Defense scenario during a combat readiness exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 18, 2015.
A team leader with Redemption II, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, snuggles with Susie, one of Redemption II’s bomb dogs, before heading out on a patrol of Belush, a village in Garmsir District, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Feb 13, 2011.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Niro, a scout sniper with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment Scout Sniper Platoon and 24-year-old native of Walton Hills, Ohio, places the dog tag of fallen Pfc. Heath D. Warner on a battlefield cross following a memorial run here, June 1, 2012, to honor the sacrifices of 116 men from 3rd Marines who died during combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Warner, a 19-year-old native of Canton, Ohio, died Nov. 22, 2006, while conducting combat operations with 2/3 in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
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.
U.S. Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment attached to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, conducting a battlesight zero while aboard the USS New Orleans during the PHIBRON-MEU integration exercise off the coast of San Clemente Island, Sept. 26, 2015.
Marines with 2nd Marine Regiment conduct a live-fire range at Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Providence, Afghanistan, Aug. 12, 2013. The exercise provided weapons familiarization to Marines upon arriving in Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Demetrius Munnerlyn/Released)