180917-M-ON629-1112.JPG - U.S. Marines and sailors with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12, pick up trash during Exercise Valiant Shield 18 at Agat beach, Guam, Sep. 17, 2018. Valiant Shield is a biennial, U.S. only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces in relation to current operational plans. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.
180912-M-SS436-1765.JPG - U.S. Marines with Criminal Investigation Division, 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Information Group, secure forensic material they have gathered during tactical site exploitation training at Combat Town, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. The CID utilizes TSE to gather as much forensic material as possible in a limited amount of time that could be used to provide crucial information on the enemy.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kindo Go)
180914-M-YY851-811.JPG - ROTA, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands - Col. Robert Brodie, right, commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), shakes hands with Efraim Atalig, left, the mayor of Rota, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Corporal Joe Junior G. Charfauros Veterans Memorial Park in Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Sept. 14, 2018. Service members from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and working with Guam and CNMI civil and local officials for Typhoon Mangkhut recovery efforts. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall/Released)
180907-M-XZ420-1223.JPG - U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Michael Lowery, an F-18 pilot with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 533, performs weighted squats at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sep. 7, 2018. Lowery has maintained a perfect PFT and CFT for 12 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Harmon)
180830-M-ZL682-0567.JPG - Service members listen as panelists share their experiences in the military during the Women’s Symposium Aug. 30, 2018 at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. The symposium promoted gender equality, empowerment and raised awareness of equal opportunity resources. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Isabella Ortega)
180824-M-PQ275-555.JPG - Medical personnel assigned to 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, escort a simulated casualty during Navy Medicine Augmentation Program pre-deployment training at Medical Simulation Training Center South, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 25, 2018. Medical personnel with 3rd Medical Bn., 3rd MLG, worked with medical augments to prepare Role II medical facilities. Role II facilities provide a place for injured service members to be received while providing enhanced capabilities such as ultrasound, X-ray and surgery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joshua Pinkney)
180807-M-IU921-063.JPG - Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, commanding general of 3rd Marine Logistics Group, lays a wreath at a memorial during a ceremony Aug. 7, 2018 at Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. U.S. Marines and Sailors with 3rd Marine Logistics Group joined U.S. Coast Guardsmen and the members of the Solomon Island government at the ceremony to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the U.S. Marines and Allied forces landing on the island of Guadalcanal, marking the beginning of the Pacific island-hopping campaign of World War II. (Courtesy Photo)