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Navy, Marines Step Up Training to Prepare for High-End Fight

Navy, Marines Step Up Training to Prepare for High-End Fight

A U.S. Marine with 1st Combat Engineer Battalion and Japan Ground Self Defense Soldier with the Western Army Infantry Regiment, clear hallways while conducting Urban Explosive Demolitions training during exercise Iron Fist 2018, Jan. 19. US Marine Corps Photo

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Navy type commanders have boosted the quality of their training events to prepare for battle against a peer or near-peer competitor and continue to look for ways to make their training more complex and operationally relevant. Read More

Regimental CO: 5th Marines Turns 100, Honors Long Battle Legacy

Regimental CO: 5th Marines Turns 100, Honors Long Battle Legacy

U.S. Marine Corps Col. George Schreffler, Commanding Officer, 5th Marine Regiment re-decorates the regimental colors during a centennial ceremony at Camp Pendleton Calif., June 16, 2017. The ceremony was held to commemorate 100 years of history of 5th Marine Regiment. US Marine Corps photo.

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – The Marine Corps’ most decorated regiment marked its 100th anniversary with a re-dedication of its battle colors, and a reminder that today’s Marines and sailors continue their legacy of service and sacrifice from a century of wars, battles and campaigns Read More