U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Southeast Asia, I Marine Expeditionary Force and Indonesian marines with 4th Marine Infantry Brigade, Pasmar 1, participate in the Keris Marine Exercise opening ceremony at Piabung Training Area in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia, Nov. 23, 2023. US Marine Corps Photo
After training in the Philippines since October, a forward-positioned Marine Corps task force kicked off another exercise in Indonesia last week. Read More
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Bradford Gering, the incoming commanding general for I Marine Expeditionary Force, gives his remarks during the I Marine Expeditionary Force succession of command ceremony on Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 18, 2023. US Marine Corps Photo
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Two major three-star commands changed leaders in separate southern California ceremonies on Friday. Read More
Marine Corps Sgt. Samuel Whitty, a radio operator with 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, 3d Marine Division, showcases 3d MLR’s communication assets to Philippine Marines with Battalion Landing Team 10 during Marine Aviation Support Activity 23 at Naval Base Camilo Osias, July 15, 2023. US Marin Corps Photo
U.S. forces are back in the Philippines for another round of joint exercises with their Filipino counterparts as Washington and Manilla expand cooperation. Read More
USS Wisconsin (BB-64) Firing a broadside to port with her 16/50 and 5/38 1991. Navy History and Heritage Command Photo
Key to the success of the first Gulf War was extensive use of reservists — like Seabees and intelligence — in the conflict, three experts from the Center for Naval Analyses said in a press briefing Monday.
31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Marines embarked aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD-20) operate assault amphibious vehicles during a rehearsal exercise with Royal Thai military in support of Cobra Gold 2020 on Feb. 27, 2020. US Marine Corps Photo
The Marine Corps’ new force design may allow East Coast expeditionary units to look much different than West Coast or Japan-based units, a nod to the complex but different environments they’ll operate in and threats they’ll face in the future. Read More
Cpl. Matthew Beaulieu, a rifleman with Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), exits an MV-22 Osprey during a forward arming and refueling point training mission at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. US Marine Corps Photo
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Lt. Gen. Joseph Osterman, commander of I Marine Expeditionary Force, wants his Marines trained and ready to fight adversaries just as combat capable and technologically adept as they are. Read More
U.S. Marines with Task Force Koa Moana (TF KM) conducts a night live fire exercise during the TF KM Mission Rehearsal Exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. on July 19, 2018. US Marine Corps Photo
A task force of Marines and sailors recently deployed to islands in Oceania, assisted by a Navy maritime prepositioning cargo ship that added to the growing list of places where the Marine Corps stretched its global reach in 2018. Read More
U.S. Northern Command border support operations at Bisbee, Arizona on Nov. 6, 2018. US Army Photo
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A contingent of active-duty Marines deployed this week to the California-Mexico border to join the growing border support mission ordered by the Trump administration. Read More
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger, left, outgoing commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific (MARFORPAC) and Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, incoming commander of MARFORPAC, speak after the MARFORPAC change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2018. US Marine Corps photo.
Lt. Gen. Lewis Craparotta relieved Lt. Gen. David Berger as commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific at a ceremony at Camp Smith, Hawaii, earlier this week, in what has become a common thread linking the careers of both generals.
A US Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion lands during exercise Pacific Horizon 2017 on Camp Pendleton, Calif., on July 8, 2017. US Marine Corps Photo
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Gentle seas made for calm offloading operations for maritime logistics exercise Pacific Horizon 2017 off Southern California, to the delight of I Marine Expeditionary Force exercise planners. Read More