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U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen 2nd Class Aaron Johnson with Task Force Koa Moana 22, I Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrates the different parts of his multi-tool to a camper participating in the Division of Juvenile Justice’s Omesuub Ngosisechakl Emesmechokl Law Enforcement Explorers Program in Ngeremlengui, Republic of Palau, June 23, 2022. Omesuub Ngosisechakl Emesmechokl in the native language translates to learning, teaching and discipline, traits that are exemplified by the Marines and Sailors strengthening U.S. partnerships through subject matter expert exchanges. Named “Koa Moana,” after a Hawaiian/Polynesian phrase meaning “ocean warrior,” the task force fosters peace and security, builds relationships, and supports an international rules-based order that benefits the Indo-Pacific region. - U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen 2nd Class Aaron Johnson with Task Force Koa Moana 22, I Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrates the different parts of his multi-tool to a camper participating in the Division of Juvenile Justice’s Omesuub Ngosisechakl Emesmechokl Law Enforcement Explorers Program in Ngeremlengui, Republic of Palau, June 23, 2022. Omesuub Ngosisechakl Emesmechokl in the native language translates to learning, teaching and discipline, traits that are exemplified by the Marines and Sailors strengthening U.S. partnerships through subject matter expert exchanges. Named “Koa Moana,” after a Hawaiian/Polynesian phrase meaning “ocean warrior,” the task force fosters peace and security, builds relationships, and supports an international rules-based order that benefits the Indo-Pacific region.

U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Wetter, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge for the marksmanship training division with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, spends time with the Hurley family after an award ceremony on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30, 2022. Wetter was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for the heroism he displayed in December 2020 after he saw the Hurley’s car burst into flames on the side of a road during his drive home. Wetter climbed into the backseat of the burning car and used a pocket knife to free a child from her car seat. - U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Wetter, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge for the marksmanship training division with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, spends time with the Hurley family after an award ceremony on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30, 2022. Wetter was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for the heroism he displayed in December 2020 after he saw the Hurley’s car burst into flames on the side of a road during his drive home. Wetter climbed into the backseat of the burning car and used a pocket knife to free a child from her car seat.

CWO4 Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, was honored at Memorial services in Charleston, W. Va. Family, friends, fellow Marines, and people from all over the country came to pay respects to Woody while he lay in state at the State Capitol Rotunda, July 2 and 3. A State Memorial Service in Woody’s honor was held at the State Culture Center Theater the afternoon of July 3. The service included several tributes, to include special remarks by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David. H. Berger, and the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black. - CWO4 Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, was honored at Memorial services in Charleston, W. Va. Family, friends, fellow Marines, and people from all over the country came to pay respects to Woody while he lay in state at the State Capitol Rotunda, July 2 and 3. A State Memorial Service in Woody’s honor was held at the State Culture Center Theater the afternoon of July 3. The service included several tributes, to include special remarks by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David. H. Berger, and the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black.

Master Sgt. Mike McAllister, cyberspace operations chief, Marine Innovation Unit ,discusses his network hacking plans with red team 1 during Cyber Yankee 22 on Camp Nett, Connecticut , June 15, 2022. During Cyber Yankee service members are divided up into red teams and blue teams. The Reserve Marines from MIU participated in Cyber Yankee for the first time and plan to continue to support similar exercises to bring extra subject matter expertise in an effort to address advanced technology challenges facing the Department of Defense and the United States. - Master Sgt. Mike McAllister, cyberspace operations chief, Marine Innovation Unit ,discusses his network hacking plans with red team 1 during Cyber Yankee 22 on Camp Nett, Conn., June 15, 2022. During Cyber Yankee service members are divided up into red teams and blue teams. The Reserve Marines from MIU participated in Cyber Yankee for the first time and plan to continue to support similar exercises to bring extra subject matter expertise in an effort to address advanced technology challenges facing the Department of Defense and the United States.

Gen. David Berger, 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, signed Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 8, Information publishing the Corps newest doctrine, June 29, 2022.The release of MCDP 8, Information marks the establishment of the first capstone service doctrine to describe the purpose and mechanics of the Marine Corps’ seventh warfighting function, Information. Deputy Commandant for Information developed the publication in coordination with Doctrine Branch, Policy and Standards Division, Training and Education Command. - Gen. David Berger, 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, signed Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 8, Information publishing the Corps newest doctrine, June 29, 2022.The release of MCDP 8, Information marks the establishment of the first capstone service doctrine to describe the purpose and mechanics of the Marine Corps’ seventh warfighting function, Information. Deputy Commandant for Information developed the publication in coordination with Doctrine Branch, Policy and Standards Division, Training and Education Command.

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Timothy S. Brady Jr, right, commanding officer, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, Lt. Col. Adam R. Sacchetti, middle, commanding officer, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, and Lt. Col. Andrew Gourgoumis, left, salute for pass in review during the unit’s redesignation ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 23, 2022. 1/3 redesignated to the 3rd Littoral Combat Team where it will be organized, trained, and equipped to support sea control and sea denial operations within actively contested maritime spaces as part of a modernized force, integrated with the Navy and other joint force elements. The redesignation demonstrates significant progress towards the FD2030 initiative. - U.S. Marine Corps Col. Timothy S. Brady Jr, right, commanding officer, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, Lt. Col. Adam R. Sacchetti, middle, commanding officer, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, and Lt. Col. Andrew Gourgoumis, left, salute for pass in review during the unit’s redesignation ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 23, 2022. 1/3 redesignated to the 3rd Littoral Combat Team where it will be organized, trained, and equipped to support sea control and sea denial operations within actively contested maritime spaces as part of a modernized force, integrated with the Navy and other joint force elements. The redesignation demonstrates significant progress towards the FD2030 initiative.

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Christopher Denham and Col. Michael McCarthy, Marine Air Control Group 28 sergeant major and commanding officer, salute during a realignment ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, June 1, 2022. This event saw the reassignment of Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, previously assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, to the command of MACG-28. This change took place in alignment with Force Design 2030, an effort to redesign the Marine Corps to better fulfill its role as the nation's naval expeditionary force-in-readiness. - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Christopher Denham and Col. Michael McCarthy, Marine Air Control Group 28 sergeant major and commanding officer, salute during a realignment ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, June 1, 2022. This event saw the reassignment of Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, previously assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, to the command of MACG-28. This change took place in alignment with Force Design 2030, an effort to redesign the Marine Corps to better fulfill its role as the nation's naval expeditionary force-in-readiness.

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