US Marines in Australia


Recent U.S.-Australia coverage

Chinese troops training with US, Australia in exercise Down Under

Chinese soldiers began an exercise Down Under alongside U.S. and Australian troops Tuesday, according to Australian Defence Minister David Johnston.

Australia taking delivery of first F-35, plans to buy 72

Australia will take delivery of its first F-35 Lightning II on Thursday from Lockheed Martin in Texas, according to an Australian Defence Force spokesman.

US Marines to train with Australian, Chinese forces

U.S. Marines will participate in survival training with Chinese and Australian soldiers this fall, according to officials. Exercise Kowari is slated to take place in Australia’s Northern Territory in October, and will last about two weeks.


'Oorah' Down Under

Plenty of reasons for Marines to train in Australia — just don't mention China

U.S. Marines in Darwin are using the vast open spaces to prepare for combat missions, practice disaster-response scenarios and work with Australian forces on sharing skills and improving cooperation between longtime allies.


By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 15, 2013

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