U.S. Marines with Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) enhance their combat skills during a Flintlock 10 training exercise in Theis, Senegal, May 14, 2010. (DoD photo by Master Sgt. Jeremiah Erickson, U.S. Air Force/Released)
U.S. Marine Corps photo by 2nd Lt. Joshua Larson
U.S. Army Special Forces members prepare to jump out of a C-130J Super Hercules during Emerald Warrior 2012, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 3, 2012.
After 138 days of blood, sweat, tears and broken bones, I’ve finally earned the right to call myself a United States Marine.
Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit clean their weapons after completing a small-arms training exercise at Range 111 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov. 25. The training focused on enhancing the unit’s confidence and proficiency with personal weapons and M67 Fragmentation Hand Grenades.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Emmanuel Ramos/Released)