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A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361 conducts an external lift exercise at auxiliary airfield 2 near Yuma, Ariz., April 3,2015.
A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361 conducts an external lift exercise at auxiliary airfield 2 near Yuma, Ariz., April 3,2015. (Jorge Dimm/U.S. Marine Corps)
A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361 conducts an external lift exercise at auxiliary airfield 2 near Yuma, Ariz., April 3,2015.
A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361 conducts an external lift exercise at auxiliary airfield 2 near Yuma, Ariz., April 3,2015. (Jorge Dimm/U.S. Marine Corps)
Cpl. Jordan Claspell meets his 2-month-old son, Elijah, for the first time upon his return home from his seven month deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ? Crisis Response ? Central Command. Over 130 Marines from 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion and nine Marines from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 met with family, friends and coworkers upon their return to Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 4, 2015.
Cpl. Jordan Claspell meets his 2-month-old son, Elijah, for the first time upon his return home from his seven month deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force ? Crisis Response ? Central Command. Over 130 Marines from 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion and nine Marines from Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 met with family, friends and coworkers upon their return to Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 4, 2015. (Valerie Eppler/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dilon A. Richter, a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, mans an M-240G machine gun while conducting battle drills during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-15 near Yuma, Ariz., April 4, 2015.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dilon A. Richter, a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, mans an M-240G machine gun while conducting battle drills during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-15 near Yuma, Ariz., April 4, 2015. (Jodson Graves/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. Marine Corps artillerymen assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, fire 155mm rounds using an M777 Howitzer weapons system during an artillery raid exercise on April 4, 2015 in Yuma, Ariz.
U.S. Marine Corps artillerymen assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Marines, fire 155mm rounds using an M777 Howitzer weapons system during an artillery raid exercise on April 4, 2015 in Yuma, Ariz. (Travis Jordan/U.S. Marine Corps)
A Marine rappels from a UH-1Y Venom during a fast-rope training exercise through Weapons Tactics and Instructors course on the outskirts of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., April 4, 2015.
A Marine rappels from a UH-1Y Venom during a fast-rope training exercise through Weapons Tactics and Instructors course on the outskirts of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., April 4, 2015. (Cody M.D. Haas/U.S. Marine Corps)
Marines with weapons company 2nd Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment fire the M40 sniper rifle and M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System at varying targets over 800 meters at Ulupa?u Crater April 8, 2015.
Marines with weapons company 2nd Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment fire the M40 sniper rifle and M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System at varying targets over 800 meters at Ulupa?u Crater April 8, 2015. (Khalil Ross/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, commander, Marine Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C., presents Gunnery Sergeant Brian C. Jacklin, Team Chief, Delta Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Command, with the the Navy Cross Medal during a ceremony held to honor Jacklin and five other members of Marine Special Operations Team 8131 at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 9, 2015.
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, commander, Marine Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C., presents Gunnery Sergeant Brian C. Jacklin, Team Chief, Delta Company, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Command, with the the Navy Cross Medal during a ceremony held to honor Jacklin and five other members of Marine Special Operations Team 8131 at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 9, 2015. (Maricela Bryant/U.S. Marine Corps)
Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division prepare to board the USS Kearsarge in support of Joint Operations Access Exercise 15.1 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 9, 2015. J
Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division prepare to board the USS Kearsarge in support of Joint Operations Access Exercise 15.1 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 9, 2015. J (Immanuel Johnson/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division participate in a heavy Huey raid during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-15 at K-9 Village, Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., April 8, 2015.
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division participate in a heavy Huey raid during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-15 at K-9 Village, Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., April 8, 2015. (Artur Shvartsberg/U.S. Marine Corps)
Marine scout snipers with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct high angle shooting on top of Ulupau Crater at Range 10 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, April 8, 2015.
Marine scout snipers with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conduct high angle shooting on top of Ulupau Crater at Range 10 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, April 8, 2015. (Sarah Dietz/U.S. Marine Corps)

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