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MEU Marines train for jungle combat

by LCpl Carl King
Date Taken:01.07.2016 | Date Posted:01.14.2016 07:24

CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan – His bulky, brown pack soaked in rain water made it a challenge to walk up the already steep hills of the jungle. His shoulders ached in a constant, annoying pain from the weight of the pack. The mud under his feet made him slip and fall every 100 steps. Through all these tangible problems and an array of intangibles, the Marine kept his composure and focused on the mission at hand – to locate, close with and destroy his enemy.

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