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A U.S. Marine fires an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during training on the crew-served weapons range on the East Fuji Maneuver Range, Camp Fuji, Japan, June 18, 2011. Marines with Romeo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force are participating in Artillery Relocation Training Program 11-1, a training evolution intended to sustain unit proficiency in all weapons systems used by artillery units and maintain combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John Kennicutt/Released)

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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

Marines perfect refuelling during flights by III Marine Expeditionary Force/MCI Pacific on Flickr.

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MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan - An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft receives fuel Oct. 30 from a KC-130J Super Hercules refueling aircraft during daytime aerial refueling training. The Osprey is with VMM-265 (REIN), and the KC-130 is with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, MAG-36. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Anne K. Henry/Released)

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CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan (Aug. 11, 2011) - Marines with 3rd Recon. Bn. prepare diver propulsion devices for training off the beaches. The devices pulled two Marines with equipment underwater between checkpoints during the training evolution. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mark W. Stroud)

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9th Engineer Support Battalion prepares for deployment to Afghanistan by III Marine Expeditionary Force/MCI Pacific on Flickr.

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Lance Cpls. Bennett M. Russ, right, and Robert T. Davis, fire an M240B medium machine gun during a field training exercise May 15 at the Range 10 complex at Camp Schwab. During the exercise, the company conducted live-fire training, improvised explosive device detection training, convoy movements and forward operating base demilitarization to prepare for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. Russ is a combat engineer with Company F, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Davis is a motor transport operator with the company. Photo by Lance Cpl. Brandon C. Suhr

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Recon Marines practice fundamentals, train as riflemen by III Marine Expeditionary Force/MCI Pacific on Flickr.

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Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion engage silhouette targets with M27 infantry automatic rifles while moving March 25 at Range 10 near Camp Schwab during weapons familiarization and sustainment training. The Marines also fired the IAR while stationary at both known and unknown target distances. Photo by Cpl. Mark W. Stroud

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JGSDF members, Marines brave elements, accomplish mission [Image 3 of 3] by DVIDSHUB on Flickr.

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Fight in the Trenches by United States Marine Corps Official Page on Flickr.

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Symposium hits on several medical issues [Image 1 of 2] by DVIDSHUB on Flickr.

Reconnaissance Marines train with close-quarters battle pistol by III Marine Expeditionary Force/MCI Pacific on Flickr.

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A Marine with Force Reconnaissance Company, 3rd Recon. Battalion, sights in an M45A1 close-quarters battle pistol during training June 3 at Range 15 near Camp Hansen. The Marines applied the fundamentals of marksmanship they learned in recruit training, including proper sight alignment and sight picture. 3rd Recon Bn. is a part of 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark W. Stroud/Released)

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Need a Lift? by United States Marine Corps Official Page on Flickr.

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