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A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment,

A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment,

A U.S. Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, sights in with an M4A1 carbine while conducting dry-fire drills during Realistic Urban Training exercise at Marine Co... More

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from

Marines retrieve a hose of a cyclonic separator from the Pacific Ocean at a water purification site during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s MEU Exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May ... More

Tugboat Guides USS Tarawa Out of Port

Tugboat Guides USS Tarawa Out of Port

Sailors standing beside a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter watch as a tugboat, which had just pushed amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) out of the port of Singapore and into the strait of Malacca, pulls... More

U.S. Navy Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd class

U.S. Navy Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd class

U.S. Navy Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 2nd class Deric Parsoneault communicates with the pilot during regular search and rescue operations aboard the amphious assualt ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) while under wa... More

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Tarawa provided medical and dental care for villagers of Goubetto, Djibouti, during a Medical Civil Action... More

A latex helium-filled weather balloon and radio transmitting

A latex helium-filled weather balloon and radio transmitting

A latex helium-filled weather balloon and radio transmitting component from the Combat SkySat System floats tethered above the 21 area parade deck here Oct. 24. When launched into the air and sustained at 65,00... More

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored

A Navy hovercraft transporting Marines and a light-armored vehicle from Camp Pendleton, Calif., approaches the well of USS Makin Island Oct. 4. The Marines are supporting the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's sp... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Henry, an aviation boatswains mate from Pearl City, Hawaii, guides an AH-1Z "Viper SuperCobra" landing aboard USS Makin Island Oct. 5. The attack helicopter was piloted by Capt. ... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens

Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Escasa, 21, listens to a Delsar life detector machine used in search-and-rescue missions here Oct. 8. Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and USS Makin... More

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal

Staff Sgt. Justin Heathman, an explosive-ordnance-disposal technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, demonstrates the capabilities of a "Talon" EOD robot by controlling the machine to remove his hat at the... More

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Lytle, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit civil operations chief, speaks with David Stevenson of KTVU Fox 2 about training with the San Francisco Fire Department Oct. 8. Marines and sailors w... More

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie

Cpl. Alexander W. Knight, 23, visits with Thomas Piggie III and his infant son, Thomas, in the nursery at the San Francisco General Hospital and Medical Center Oct. 9. Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine E... More

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's

Gunnery Sgt. Joel Daniel, the 1st Marine Division Band's enlisted conductor, plays a bagpipe rendition of rock band AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" before the band's Huntington Park concert Oct. 9. The public concert, ... More

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays

A bass relief at the Nob Hill Masonic Center here pays tribute to the fraternity's "brethren who died in the cause of freedom." Across the street in Huntington Park, the 1st Marine Division Band, from Camp Pend... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit set up communication gear for the unit operations center here, Feb. 2. The unit will be participating in Iron Fist, a bilateral training exercise conducted betwee... More

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Norman H. Gauthier, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Master Sgt. Tsuyoshi Kono, the Western Infantry Regiment intelligence platoon sergeant, keep the coals warm during a ... More

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry

A Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry Regiment soldier, stands in front of his platoon while Col. Akira Kurosawa (not shown) speaks during the opening ceremony of Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 8... More

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion

Lt. Col. Timothy E. Barrick, the 1st Tank Battalion commanding officer, and an officer, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Infantry Regiment, discuss upcoming training events during Exercise I... More

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground

U.S. Marines and soldiers with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment paddle back to shore during combat rubber raiding craft training with Expeditionary Warfare Training Group P... More

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications

Lance Cpl. Christopher Burrows, the communications assistant training non-commissioned officer with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, looks out toward Bear Mountain as he takes the chilly weather and steep mo... More

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion,

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion,

Nicholas Parks, Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, shows Japanese soldiers with the Western Army Infantry Regiment the weights he had in his pack during their 3 mile hike here Feb. 15. The Marines and... More

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company,

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company,

Sgt. Tayler Jerome, team leader with Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, explains how the Marines applied the natural look of their surroundings to their camouflage to blend in during a squad formation... More

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter

Lance Cpl. Westley Contrata (center), an interpreter with I Marine Expeditionary Force, participates in combat rubber raiding craft during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 16. Marines and soldiers with the Japanes... More

Exercise Iron Fist

Exercise Iron Fist

Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Western Army Infantry Regiment soldiers participate in combat rubber raiding craft training during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 16. Marines and Japanese soldiers are partic... More

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company,

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company,

Cpl. Alexander King, a sniper from Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, gives a class on the M107 Special Application Scoped Rifle to Japanese soldiers with the Western Army Infantry Regiment he... More

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force,

A soldier, with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, watches as a landing craft with Assault Craft Unit 5 glides through the water towards USS Makin Island here Feb. 24. The landing craft was loaded with Jap... More

Rubber Raiding Craft Training Aboard the USS Makin Island

Rubber Raiding Craft Training Aboard the USS Makin Island

Col. Akira Kurosawa, commanding officer of the Western Army Infantry Regiment (left), and Col. Michael R. Hudson, commanding officer of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speak before Japanese soldiers conduct... More

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft

Japanese soldiers conduct combat rubber raiding craft training from the well deck of USS Makin Island during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 25. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and soldiers with th... More

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes calls during radio watch aboard USS Makin Island here, Feb. 27. Marines and sailors with the unit and aboard Makin I... More

Seagoing Marine prepares for hike

Seagoing Marine prepares for hike

Lance Cpl. Vanessa B. Garcia, a radio operator with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, wears a loaded pack while exercising on a treadmill aboard USS Makin Island here Feb. 27. Garcia is preparing for a 14-mil... More

Red Dragons fly 11th MEU during Iron Fist

Red Dragons fly 11th MEU during Iron Fist

A CH-46E Sea Knight, with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 “Red Dragons,” flies toward USS Makin Island after a live fire exercise during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 27. Marines, with 1st Air Naval Gunfir... More

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from

From left, crew chief Cpl. Matthew Adams, 20, from South Hampton, N.J.; driver Lance Cpl. Devon Ridgway, 22, from Boise, Idaho; and Pfc. Andrey Fortygin, 20, from Rochester, N.Y., all serving with 3rd Assault A... More

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons 166 and 161 -- Sea Elk and Greyhawks respectively -- land aboard USS Makin Island here March 1, becoming the first of their kind to grace the ship. The l... More

Ospreys on Makin Island a first

Ospreys on Makin Island a first

Two MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadrons 166 and 161 -- Sea Elk and Greyhawks respectively -- land aboard USS Makin Island here March 1, becoming the first of their kind to grace the ship. The l... More

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit,

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit,

Cpl. Cord E. Burgan, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, instructs unit members here March 10 during training in which approximately 100 Marines and sailors drilled with XM50 joint-service general-purpose masks. Bu... More

Class ‘L.I.N.K.S’ Marine families

Class ‘L.I.N.K.S’ Marine families

Lt. Col. Andrew Bergen, commanding officer of Combat Logistics Battalion 11, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, talks to Marines and their spouses about the upcoming deployment with 11th ... More

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion

Lance Cpl. Timur Oljuskin, a rifleman with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the ground combat element for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, rinses his face under a water spout after completing a pepper spray cours... More

MEU exercise brings SoCal forces together

MEU exercise brings SoCal forces together

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – A truck loads an M777 howitzer onto a Navy landing craft at Red Beach here June 13 during the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s first training exercise since taking shape as a complete M... More

Maritime raid force trains for MEU deployment

Maritime raid force trains for MEU deployment

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, practice fast roping June 13. These Marines will serve as the unit’s maritime raid force during their deployment later this year. Fast ro... More

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during

Cpl. Jacob C. Hunter executes a shoulder roll during a martial arts session at Red Beach here June 14. Hunter is with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's command element.

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with

Cpl. Jose A. Pagan, a food service specialist with Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, places cans of green beans into a heating system June 15. Pagan and his team prepared an evening me... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force practice entering compounds over walls during an MRF training course here June 15.

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors

Sgt. Bradley K. McMurray briefs Marines and sailors before a simulated evacuation here June 18. McMurray is the evacuation control center commandant and a landing support specialist serving with Combat Logistic... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force move to a CH-46E Sea Knight to practice fast roping during an MRF training course June 17. Fast roping is a technique used to quickly descen... More

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford,

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford,

Seaman Apprentice Kenneth M. Butler, from Milford, N.H., who serves with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, looks over Cpl. Cory Courts, a simulated casualty from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s command eleme... More

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs

Sgt. Miguel O. Bravo, right, a San Diego native, instructs 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Marines on the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques here June 19. The Marines are training to acquire the green ... More

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Col. Michael R. Hudson, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit commanding officer, speaks to Marines here June 19 at the unit’s field celebration of the 113th birthday of the Navy hospital corps, which was established ... More

Cpl. Matthew R. Flynn, an assistant squad leader with

Cpl. Matthew R. Flynn, an assistant squad leader with

Cpl. Matthew R. Flynn, an assistant squad leader with Engineer Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 11, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, uses a nail gun to secure part of the structure of a Southwest Asia hut ... More

Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Jensen patrols a field here while

Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Jensen patrols a field here while

Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Jensen patrols a field here while searching for a simulated downed pilot June 20. Jensen, an Albuquerque, N.M., native, serves with Company I, one of three rifle companies in Battalion Landi... More

Marines with Battery K fire 120 mm mortars June 21.

Marines with Battery K fire 120 mm mortars June 21.

Marines with Battery K fire 120 mm mortars June 21. The battery provides artillery and indirect fire for Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the ground-combat element of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit is ... More

A Marine with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's

A Marine with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's

A Marine with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force secures a stairwell while training to take over the gas and oil platform Hogan off the coast of Carpinteria July 9. The MRF, along with a s... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force prepare to depart an airfield in a CH-46E Sea Knight to train on the oil platform Hogan July 10. The MRF, along with a section of the unit's... More

Several Marine CH-46 Sea Knights transport Marines

Several Marine CH-46 Sea Knights transport Marines

Several Marine CH-46 Sea Knights transport Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force back to base after the MRF conducted a raid on a mock village here July 12. The MRF, along with a... More

Lance Cpl. Kevin A. Kohl, left, and Cpl. Daniel T.

Lance Cpl. Kevin A. Kohl, left, and Cpl. Daniel T.

Lance Cpl. Kevin A. Kohl, left, and Cpl. Daniel T. Conroy provide security at Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268's forward arming and refueling point at Camp San Luis Opispo July 12 during the 11th Marine Ex... More

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, the logistics

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, the logistics

Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 11, the logistics combat element for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, practice securing people to Stokes baskets during high-angle rescue training with Northern Califo... More

Raid force trains in national forest

Raid force trains in national forest

Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force prepare to depart a raid site in a CH-46E Sea Knight during a night training operation here July 15. The MRF, along with a section of the un... More

Gunnery Sgt. Robert A. Ferguson, communications chief,

Gunnery Sgt. Robert A. Ferguson, communications chief,

Gunnery Sgt. Robert A. Ferguson, communications chief, Communications Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 1st Marine Logistics Group, sets up an antenna for communications during a field exercise at Camp... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Sudduth, center, a

Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Sudduth, center, a

Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Sudduth, center, a Lyman, Wyo., native and head corpsman for 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force, evaluates a simulated casualty during an exercise here July 17... More

Pfc. Sterling A. Classenreid, anit-tank missile gunner,

Pfc. Sterling A. Classenreid, anit-tank missile gunner,

Pfc. Sterling A. Classenreid, anit-tank missile gunner, conducts an operations check on a combat metal detector here July 18. Classenreid, 19, from El Paso, Texas, is with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Tea... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's maritime raid force fast rope onto the pirated ship Cape Isabel during an exercise here July 19. The MRF, along with a section of the unit's aviation combat ele... More

Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company

Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company

Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company watch an explosion here July 21. A detachment of Marines and sailors from the company performed close-air support training in preparation for their upcoming de... More

Unit conducts training

Unit conducts training

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brittany Winters signals the landing zone for a landing craft here Aug. 10. Winters, 23, who hails from Hanford, Calif., is a boatswain’s mate with Beach Master Unit 1 out of Naval Amphi... More

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion

Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 11 and the Navy's Amphibious Squadron 5 off-load a truck from a landing craft here Aug. 10. The battalion is the logistics combat element for the 11th Marine ... More

11th MEU trains at sea

11th MEU trains at sea

An AV-8B Harrier with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's aviation combat element, prepares to land on USS Makin Island Aug.10. The unit is conducting its first at-sea exercise since becoming a complete Marin... More

A Light Armored Vehicle from the 11th Marine Expeditionary

A Light Armored Vehicle from the 11th Marine Expeditionary

A Light Armored Vehicle from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit drives off a landing craft onto Camp Pendleton's Red Beach Aug. 11. The 11th MEU is conducting its first at sea exercise since becoming a complete... More

A UH-1Y Huey with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's

A UH-1Y Huey with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's

A UH-1Y Huey with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's aviation combat element takes off from USS Makin Island Aug. 12. The 11th MEU is conducting its first at sea exercise since becoming a complete Marine air ... More

Phibron MEU integration

Phibron MEU integration

A Marine with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's aviation combat element, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced), prepares to fly off USS Makin Island in a UH-1Y Huey Aug. 12. The 11th MEU is con... More

Marines and sailors with 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines and sailors with 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines and sailors with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, set up a combat operations center in support of a training operation at Red Beach, Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug. 13. (Photo ... More

Sailors and Marines aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious

Sailors and Marines aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious

Sailors and Marines aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans observe sailors operating rigid-hull inflatable boats with Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritim... More

The amphibious transport dock New Orleans chases a

The amphibious transport dock New Orleans chases a

The amphibious transport dock New Orleans chases a vessel during a counterpiracy exercise Aug. 14. The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked the amphibious assault ship Makin Island and New Orleans in San Die... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Carroll, hospital corpsman,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Carroll, hospital corpsman,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Carroll, hospital corpsman, from St. Clair Shores, Mich., studies in-rate material for the upcoming Navy-wide advancement exam aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island... More

Two CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter

Two CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter

Two CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) depart after refueling at a desert arming and refueling point here Aug. 16. Bulk fuel specialists serving with the squadron refuele... More

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s command element aboard the amphibious assault ship Makin Island launch a communications balloon Aug. 16. The balloon is designed to carry a radio-relay ... More

A sailor assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious

A sailor assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious

A sailor assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans guides amphibious assault vehicles into the ship’s well deck. New Orleans and Marines embarked from the 11th Marine Expe... More

A column of amphibious assault vehicles moves south

A column of amphibious assault vehicles moves south

A column of amphibious assault vehicles moves south along Red Beach here Aug. 21 after disembarking USS New Orleans. The vehicles drove Company L Marines from ship to shore. The rifle company is one of three in... More

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans performs a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment ship USNS Yukon. New Orleans and embarked Marines from ... More

Team leader Cpl. Gerrick J. Watkins, along with fellow

Team leader Cpl. Gerrick J. Watkins, along with fellow

Team leader Cpl. Gerrick J. Watkins, along with fellow squad members, exitis a CH-46E Sea Knight here Aug. 30 during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel course. The course is hosted by I Marine Expedi... More

CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

CH-46E Sea Knights with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) sit parked aboard USS Makin Island here Sept. 1. The squadron is the aviation combat element of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Th... More

USS Makin Island flight operations

USS Makin Island flight operations

An AV-8B Harrier with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's aviation combat element lands aboard USS Makin Island here Sept. 1.

MEU sea-based training continues

MEU sea-based training continues

Low-altitude air-defense gunners Lance Cpl. Leonard M. Acri (left), shouldering a surface-to-air missile launcher, and Sgt. Matthew R. Miles scan overhead while training aboard USS Makin Island, miles off south... More

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and

Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and sailors with USS New Orleans exercise here Sept. 3. The MEU embarked USS Makin Island and the amphibious transport dock New Orleans in San Diego to begin its ... More

Marines release a communications balloon from the amphibious

Marines release a communications balloon from the amphibious

Marines release a communications balloon from the amphibious assault ship Makin Island off Southern California’s coast Sept. 4. The balloon is designed to carry a radio relay up to 80,000 feet above Earth, exte... More

A hovercraft transporting Marines of the 11th Marine

A hovercraft transporting Marines of the 11th Marine

A hovercraft transporting Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's ground combat element approaches USS New Orleans Sept. 4, miles off Southern California’s coast. The MEU embarked the amphibious assault... More

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary

Marines serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Battalion Landing Team 3/1 run toward a trench on range 400 here Sept. 4. The Marines performed a live-fire, long-range helicopter raid between USS Maki... More

Navy Lt. Nathan Zundel, left, assesses a simulated

Navy Lt. Nathan Zundel, left, assesses a simulated

Navy Lt. Nathan Zundel, left, assesses a simulated casualty on the amphibious assault ship Makin Island here Sept 5 during a mass casualty evacuation exercise. Zundel, 33, who hails from Farmington, Utah, is th... More

Sun sets on Labor Day at sea

Sun sets on Labor Day at sea

Daylight dwindles off Southern California's coast Labor Day as the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit continued operations here.

Company K Marines fire a 60 mm mortar, setting the

Company K Marines fire a 60 mm mortar, setting the

Company K Marines fire a 60 mm mortar, setting the baseplate in the dirt during live-fire training Sept. 7. The rifle company, with its section of mortars, is one of three in Battalion Landing Team 3/1, the gro... More

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) return to the ship following a training exercise with Marines assigned to the Maritime Raid Force of the 11th Marine Expeditionary... More

Enhanced combat skills instructors from Headquarters

Enhanced combat skills instructors from Headquarters

Enhanced combat skills instructors from Headquarters Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, call-for-fire at a forward observation point during a mortar shoot at Camp Pendleton, Cali... More

Combat cameraman Cpl. Tripp Ainsworth descends 35 feet

Combat cameraman Cpl. Tripp Ainsworth descends 35 feet

Combat cameraman Cpl. Tripp Ainsworth descends 35 feet down a thick plaited roped rigged to a helicopter parked on the amphibious assault ship Makin Island at sea miles off Southern California’s coast Sept 8. T... More

Marines and sailors on a Navy hovercraft launched from

Marines and sailors on a Navy hovercraft launched from

Marines and sailors on a Navy hovercraft launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island land on a beach here Sept. 8. The 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit service members were conducting a training mi... More

Company I radio operator Lance Cpl. Jordan Phillips

Company I radio operator Lance Cpl. Jordan Phillips

Company I radio operator Lance Cpl. Jordan Phillips descends 35 feet down a thick, plaited rope rigged to a helicopter parked on the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island, at sea, miles off Southern Californ... More

Towers falling a call to arms

Towers falling a call to arms

Staff Sgt. Hallie L. Crawford stands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island Sept 9. Crawford serves as the chemical-, biological-, radiological- and nuclear-defense chief for the 11th Marine Expedi... More

Company I team leader Cpl. Joseph O. Mason practices

Company I team leader Cpl. Joseph O. Mason practices

Company I team leader Cpl. Joseph O. Mason practices changing magazines aboard USS Makin Island here Sept. 9. The rifle company, one of three in Battalion Landing Team 3/1, practiced weapons handling techniques... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Benoit Cisneros, hospital corpsman,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Benoit Cisneros, hospital corpsman,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Benoit Cisneros, hospital corpsman, observes Seaman Juan Villagarcia provide medical assistance to Petty Officer 3rd Class Sky Saint Louis, hospital corpsman, during a medical training e... More

A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) hovers above USS Makin Island to lift fuel bladders staged on the amphibious assault ship's flight deck, Sept. 11. The squadron se... More

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3/1's Reconnaissance

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3/1's Reconnaissance

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3/1's Reconnaissance Platoon board a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter here Sept. 22 during parachute operations training with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced). ... More

Cpl. Nathan Labrum, left, and Cpl. Forrest Stember

Cpl. Nathan Labrum, left, and Cpl. Forrest Stember

Cpl. Nathan Labrum, left, and Cpl. Forrest Stember conduct communication checks aboard the amphibious assault ship Makin Island here Sept. 29. Labrum, 22, hails from Marysville, Wash. Stember, 23, hails from Po... More

A CH-53E Sea Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-53E Sea Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter

A CH-53E Sea Stallion with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) is parked on USS Makin Island while USS Pearl Harbor sails in the background here Sept. 30. The squadron serves as the aviation comb... More

A U.S. Marine, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, maritime

A U.S. Marine, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, maritime

A U.S. Marine, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, maritime raid force, ensures a simulated pirate stays in place while the unit takes control of the simulated pirated vessel ATLS in Pacific Ocean, Calif., Oct. 1, ... More

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