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Lance Cpl. Gregory H. James was air evacuated while acting as the victim of a simulated chest puncture wound during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015.

Lance Cpl. Gregory H. James was air evacuated while acting as the victim of a simulated chest puncture wound during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015. (Tyler Giguere/U.S. Marine Corps)

Lance Cpl. Gregory H. James was air evacuated while acting as the victim of a simulated chest puncture wound during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015.

Lance Cpl. Gregory H. James was air evacuated while acting as the victim of a simulated chest puncture wound during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015. (Tyler Giguere/U.S. Marine Corps)

A U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lands during a joint amphibious assault as part of exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27, 2015.

A U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lands during a joint amphibious assault as part of exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps)

U.S. Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team participate in a weapons training exercise in the mountains on the Spanish Base Alvarez de Sotomayor, Almeria, Spain on Oct. 27, 2015.

U.S. Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team participate in a weapons training exercise in the mountains on the Spanish Base Alvarez de Sotomayor, Almeria, Spain on Oct. 27, 2015. (Jason Johnston/U.S. Army)

Cpl. Joseph Knolton looks at a Bell AH-1 Super Cobra while returning from recovering a simulated downed aircraft Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16 off the coast of Okinawa, Japan.

Cpl. Joseph Knolton looks at a Bell AH-1 Super Cobra while returning from recovering a simulated downed aircraft Oct. 28, 2015, during Blue Chromite 16 off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. (Devon Tindle/U.S. Marine Corps)

Lance Cpl. Riley Stewart, a crewman with Amphibious Assault Platoon, Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, drives an amphibious assualt vehicle during embarking and debarking drills in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 28, 2015.

Lance Cpl. Riley Stewart, a crewman with Amphibious Assault Platoon, Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, drives an amphibious assualt vehicle during embarking and debarking drills in the Mediterranean Sea, Oct. 28, 2015. (U.S. Marine Corps)

A Marine greets his children at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort after returning from Weapons and Tactics Instructor course Oct. 27, 2015.

A Marine greets his children at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort after returning from Weapons and Tactics Instructor course Oct. 27, 2015. (Jonah Lovy/U.S. Marine Corps)

Lance Cpl. Kelcey E. Kelly acts as the victim of a simulated improvised explosive device during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015.

Lance Cpl. Kelcey E. Kelly acts as the victim of a simulated improvised explosive device during Blue Chromite 2016, at Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 29, 2015. (Tyler Giguere/U.S. Marine Corps)

Marines and sailors with 2nd Platoon, Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, conduct close-quarter firing drills in the Mediterranean Sea aboard the USS Oak Hill Oct. 29, 2015. The live-fire exercise provided an opportunity for the platoon to practice marksmanship and increase the unit's shooting proficiency. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

Marines and sailors with 2nd Platoon, Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, conduct close-quarter firing drills in the Mediterranean Sea aboard the USS Oak Hill Oct. 29, 2015. The live-fire exercise provided an opportunity for the platoon to practice marksmanship and increase the unit's shooting proficiency. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps)

Staff Sgt. Aldo Pena, the administration chief with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to unholster a Beretta M9 as part of combat marksmanship training during the 11th MEU Command Element field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Combat marksmanship training teaches Marines weapon familiarity and marksmanship enhancement, as well as maintaining developed skills in preparation for the WestPac 16-2 deployment.

Staff Sgt. Aldo Pena, the administration chief with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to unholster a Beretta M9 as part of combat marksmanship training during the 11th MEU Command Element field exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Combat marksmanship training teaches Marines weapon familiarity and marksmanship enhancement, as well as maintaining developed skills in preparation for the WestPac 16-2 deployment. (Xzavior McNeal/U.S. Marine Corps)

Lance Cpl. Anthony C. Merriman lifts a piece of a five-bay, two-story, medium girder bridge during Blue Chromite 16 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 30, 2015. The heaviest piece of equipment lifted throughout the process weighed 600 pounds. According to Cpl. Cole G. White, the 9th ESB bridge master, this bridge will be the first five-bay bridge ever to be lifted on Okinawa, and the second in Marine Corps history.

Lance Cpl. Anthony C. Merriman lifts a piece of a five-bay, two-story, medium girder bridge during Blue Chromite 16 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 30, 2015. The heaviest piece of equipment lifted throughout the process weighed 600 pounds. According to Cpl. Cole G. White, the 9th ESB bridge master, this bridge will be the first five-bay bridge ever to be lifted on Okinawa, and the second in Marine Corps history. (Tyler Giguere/U.S. Marine Corps)

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