Recon Patrol

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct a leaders’ reconnaissance during Amphibious Squadron/Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training (PMINT) aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif.. The Marines of BLT 3/1 used PMINT to hone their skills in a field environment to improve their combat effectiveness as a unit. 

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)



best speech ever

This was such a Moto Speech! Holy Crap. Almost brought tears to my eyes. 2 days till boot camp at Parris Island. I can’t wait!
Watch on

First Marine since Vietnam to receive Medal of Honor other than posthumously.


Mairnes, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, sends rounds down range at Kangaroo Flats Training Area during a live-fire range, May 6, 2014. Marines used an Australian course of fire conducting static and kinetic firing drills to strengthen unit cohesion and basic marksman skills. The range utilized fire-team sized elements, which will build to bilateral battalion-sized operations later in the rotation.