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Marines of 3/23 navigate mountainous terrain during Operation Javelin Thrust

7/24/2011 By Cpl. Andrew Thorburn , Marine Forces Reserve

MARINE CORPS MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER BRIDGEPORT, Calif. — With today’s technology, most people can flip out a cell phone and find their position in a minute, but when the batteries die, Marines pull out the compasses and paper maps to complete their missions.

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