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November 29, 2016

Marine recruits test close combat skills on Parris Island

Video by Lance Cpl. Maximiliano Bavastro
Date Taken: 11.17.2016 | Date Posted: 11.29.2016 15:45

Recruits of Oscar Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, practiced bayonet techniques during pugil stick training Nov. 17, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. This training is part of the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, which combines hand-to-hand combat skills with mental discipline and character development to transform recruits into physically and morally sound warriors. Oscar Company is scheduled to graduate Jan. 20, 2017.

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BLT 1/6, 22nd MEU Conducts Mortar Range On Ship

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Chris Garcia
Date Taken: 11.21.2016 | Date Posted: 11.23.2016 05:55

Marines with Weapons Platoon, Charlie Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) shoot illumination rounds from an M224 60mm mortar system off the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) during a mortar range Nov. 21, 2016. 22nd MEU.

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November 27, 2016

Marine general uses POW time to teach Code of Conduct lessons

By MATTHEW M. BURKE | STARS AND STRIPES
Published: November 27, 2016

During Operation Desert Storm, then-Capt. Russell Sanborn had just pounded Iraqi military targets with gravity bombs in the southern Kuwaiti desert. Then a missile struck his AV-8B Harrier, forcing him to parachute into the same area, where the angry enemy waited.

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