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.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dacotah E. Roskop fires an M27 infantry automatic rifle down range on Camp Wilson, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015. Roskop is an automatic rifleman assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron S. Patterson
U.S. Marines storm the beach under the security of ROK amphibious assault vehicles during a rehearsal for the amphibious assault portion of exercise Ssang Yong 2014 at Dokseok, Republic of Korea March 29. Ssang Yong demonstrates the ROK-U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ responsive amphibious and expeditionary capabilities from the sea. Forward-deployed and forward-based U.S. Marine forces, in conjunction with U.S. allies, have the unique ability to provide rapid force deployment for the full range of military operations, specifically in the Pacific region. The Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force under the unit deployment program.
(U. S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Kirby/Released)
A U.S Marine with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provides security while his squad prepares to set up a vehicle checkpoint north of Combat Outpost Kharman in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 20, 2011.
A corpsman assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3), fires the M-27 Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR) during various courses of fire at Range 105-A aboard Camp Wilson, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015.
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.
Marines with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, fire the M136 AT4 rocket launcher June 7, 2015, at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, Republic of Korea, during Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-19.
A Marine with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment recites a practical phrase used to simulate the time it takes to send a burst of live fire at KR-5 live-fire range aboard Schofield Barracks, Sept. 19, 2014, as part of the Island Viper exercise. The exercise is meant to prepare Marines for real-world combat. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Harley Thomas/Released