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A Philippine Marine provides security in anticipation for the landing of U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallions assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 during Air Assault Support Exercise 2015-2 at Crows Valley, Philippines, July 22, 2015. The Philippine Marines participated in two weeks of bilateral training alongside U.S. Marines to improve readiness and strengthen interoperability between both forces. HMH-462 is attached to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force through the Unit Deployment Program. The Philippine Marines are with Marine Battalion Landing Team 1, 1st Battalion, Philippine Marine Corps.

Photo by Cpl. Tyler S. Giguere

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Home Sweet Fighting Hole by Marines
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Lance Cpl. Andrew Naranjo, a rifleman with 2nd platoon, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, lies in his fighting hole during Exercise Brolga Strike, June 5th, 2017. Marines with 3rd Bn., 4th Marines trained with Australian Defense Forces during the two-week brigade certification exercise, hiking more than 100 kilometers in the first week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Nathaniel Cray)