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U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Andre Adams, the quality assurance evaluator with Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24, 2019. The ceremony was held in honor of the official dedication of MCB Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, which took place Sept. 25, 1942.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie

10 of the most influential photos of the week

30 Sep 2019 | Defense Media Activity

From Marines off the coast of Spain to in the middle of the Indian Ocean, these are 10 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps Sept. 23 - 29, 2019.

 

Air Security Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez
An AH-1Z Viper flies over the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 26, 2019. The air station operates and maintains a secure airfield in order to support I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton tenant commands and visiting units to maintain and enhance their mission capabilities and combat readiness.

 

An AH-1Z Viper passes by the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 26.

 

 

Combat Conditioning Photo by Cpl. Angelo Sagum
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Cristian Bestul, combat graphics specialist, looks on during an obstacle course physical training session as part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan Sept. 25, 2019. MCMAP is an integrated, weapons based system that incorporates the full spectrum of violence and contributes to the mental, character and physical development of all Marines. Black belt focuses more on the eternal student and the ethical warrior.

 

A U.S. Marine looks on during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program session at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 25.

 

 

Pre-Flight Check Photo by Lance Cpl. Ginnie Lee
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Paul J. Holst, commanding officer, Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, completes the first landing of an F-35B Lightning II aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Sept. 23, 2019. The F-35B was part of an aircraft display for Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper during his tour of MCAS New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to visit major operational commands and to observe residual Hurricane Florence damage.

 

A U.S. Marine completes the first landing of an F-35B Lightning II aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Sept. 23.

 

 

Target Acquired Photo by Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Logan Campbell, a rifleman with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations.

 

A U.S. Marine rifleman fires an M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea in the Indian Ocean Sept. 23.

 

 

Fire At Will Photo by Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire at targets during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations.

 

U.S. Marines fire at targets during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea in the Indian Ocean Sept. 23.

 

 

Shooting the Azimuth Photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali
Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, complete the land navigation course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C, Sept. 24, 2019. Land navigation is part of Basic Warrior Training and is designed to teach recruits how to use a compass and map for navigation.

 

A Marine recruit completes the land navigation course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Sept. 24.

 

 

Oracle Takeoff Photo by Lance Cpl. Cheng Chang
Members of Team Oracle take off to the sky at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 26. The team was doing a routine practice run before the 2019 airshow on Sept. 27 through Sept. 29.

 

Members of Team Oracle prepare to take off during a routine practice run at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Sept. 26.

 

 

Gas Incoming Photo by Cpl. Luis Velez
Cpl. Brandon Alonzo, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialist chief with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, instructs Marines on how to correctly don the M50 gas mask during a class on chemical safety and awareness at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, September 24, 2019. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.

 

A U.S. Marine instructs Marines on how to correctly don the M50 gas mask during a class on chemical safety and awareness at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 24.

 

 

Mid Air Refueling Photo by Capt. Clayton Groover
A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, flies off the coast of Spain during an air-to-air refueling rehearsal Sept. 24, 2019. The aviation combat element rehearses aerial refueling to maintain proficiency and increase the operational reach of supported aircraft. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa.

 

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules flies during an air-to-air refueling rehearsal off the coast of Spain Sept. 24.

 

 

Anniversary of Honor Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Andre Adams, the quality assurance evaluator with Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24, 2019. The ceremony was held in honor of the official dedication of MCB Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, which took place Sept. 25, 1942.

 

A U.S. Marine folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24.


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U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Andre Adams, the quality assurance evaluator with Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24, 2019. The ceremony was held in honor of the official dedication of MCB Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, which took place Sept. 25, 1942.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie

10 of the most influential photos of the week

30 Sep 2019 | Defense Media Activity

From Marines off the coast of Spain to in the middle of the Indian Ocean, these are 10 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps Sept. 23 - 29, 2019.

 

Air Security Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez
An AH-1Z Viper flies over the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 26, 2019. The air station operates and maintains a secure airfield in order to support I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton tenant commands and visiting units to maintain and enhance their mission capabilities and combat readiness.

 

An AH-1Z Viper passes by the flight line on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 26.

 

 

Combat Conditioning Photo by Cpl. Angelo Sagum
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Cristian Bestul, combat graphics specialist, looks on during an obstacle course physical training session as part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan Sept. 25, 2019. MCMAP is an integrated, weapons based system that incorporates the full spectrum of violence and contributes to the mental, character and physical development of all Marines. Black belt focuses more on the eternal student and the ethical warrior.

 

A U.S. Marine looks on during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program session at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 25.

 

 

Pre-Flight Check Photo by Lance Cpl. Ginnie Lee
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Paul J. Holst, commanding officer, Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, completes the first landing of an F-35B Lightning II aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Sept. 23, 2019. The F-35B was part of an aircraft display for Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper during his tour of MCAS New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to visit major operational commands and to observe residual Hurricane Florence damage.

 

A U.S. Marine completes the first landing of an F-35B Lightning II aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Sept. 23.

 

 

Target Acquired Photo by Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Logan Campbell, a rifleman with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations.

 

A U.S. Marine rifleman fires an M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea in the Indian Ocean Sept. 23.

 

 

Fire At Will Photo by Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck
U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire at targets during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support regional stability, reassure partners and allies, and maintain a presence postured to respond to any crisis ranging from humanitarian assistance to contingency operations.

 

U.S. Marines fire at targets during a live-fire range aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea in the Indian Ocean Sept. 23.

 

 

Shooting the Azimuth Photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Hageali
Recruits with Echo Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, complete the land navigation course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C, Sept. 24, 2019. Land navigation is part of Basic Warrior Training and is designed to teach recruits how to use a compass and map for navigation.

 

A Marine recruit completes the land navigation course aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, Sept. 24.

 

 

Oracle Takeoff Photo by Lance Cpl. Cheng Chang
Members of Team Oracle take off to the sky at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 26. The team was doing a routine practice run before the 2019 airshow on Sept. 27 through Sept. 29.

 

Members of Team Oracle prepare to take off during a routine practice run at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Sept. 26.

 

 

Gas Incoming Photo by Cpl. Luis Velez
Cpl. Brandon Alonzo, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense specialist chief with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, instructs Marines on how to correctly don the M50 gas mask during a class on chemical safety and awareness at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, September 24, 2019. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.

 

A U.S. Marine instructs Marines on how to correctly don the M50 gas mask during a class on chemical safety and awareness at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 24.

 

 

Mid Air Refueling Photo by Capt. Clayton Groover
A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, flies off the coast of Spain during an air-to-air refueling rehearsal Sept. 24, 2019. The aviation combat element rehearses aerial refueling to maintain proficiency and increase the operational reach of supported aircraft. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa.

 

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules flies during an air-to-air refueling rehearsal off the coast of Spain Sept. 24.

 

 

Anniversary of Honor Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Andre Adams, the quality assurance evaluator with Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24, 2019. The ceremony was held in honor of the official dedication of MCB Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, which took place Sept. 25, 1942.

 

A U.S. Marine folds the U.S. flag during the 77th Anniversary Evening Colors Ceremony on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 24.


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