U.S. Marines with Animal Company, 1st Battalion 7th Marine Regiment,1st Marine Division prepare for force on force training during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-19 at Range 220 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 19, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready … Read More
Home video taken about the Marine Air Ground Combat Center welcoming home the Marines of 1st Battalion, 7th Marines from a recent deployment overseas.
Mary Korsu, Co-Chair of the Thank A Soldier Program, presented a monetary note of thanks to Sgt. Jacob Ready of Southbury. Sgt. Ready joined the USMC on December 7,2015, the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. He went to bootcamp at MCRD in Parris Island, South Carolina, and shortly after was assigned to Camp Lejeune in North … Read More
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Air-Ground Task Force-6 (MAGTF-6) provide suppressing fire while executing a company attack on Range 400 during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-19 aboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Jan. 25, 2019. ITX creates a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces … Read More
Virginian Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller was an all-American hero who served in conflicts around the world including the Pacific in World War II and the Korean War in the 1950s. He was a Marine, and even although he died almost 50 years ago, he is still a legend within the ranks of that elite U.S. … Read More