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GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 12, 2016) U.S. Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), approach an unknown vessel from its stern to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure mission as part of Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 12. Maritime security operations complement counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations and seek to disrupt violent extremists’ use of the maritime environment as a venue to launch attacks or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Exercise Alligator Dagger, a U.S. 5th Fleet exercise, is a sustainment exercise enabling Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th MEU to rehearse complex amphibious operations that keep their skills ready for crisis response and contingency operations throughout the Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.)
GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 12, 2016) U.S. Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), approach an unknown vessel from its stern to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure mission as part of Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 12. Maritime security operations complement counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations and seek to disrupt violent extremists’ use of the maritime environment as a venue to launch attacks or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Exercise Alligator Dagger, a U.S. 5th Fleet exercise, is a sustainment exercise enabling Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th MEU to rehearse complex amphibious operations that keep their skills ready for crisis response and contingency operations throughout the Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.)
GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 12, 2016) U.S. Marines with the Maritime Raid Force (MRF), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), hook and climb a ladder on to an unknown vessel to conduct a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) mission during Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 12. The MRF and special amphibious reconnaissance corpsmen provide the MEU with capabilities such as ship-borne and airborne raids, reconnaissance, and VBSS. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th MEU are operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts to ensure the free flow of commerce, freedom of navigation and regional security.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.)
GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 12, 2016) U.S. Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), climb a ladder on to an unknown vessel to clear and conduct a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) mission as a part of Exercise Alligator Dagger, Dec. 12.  Maritime security operations complement counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations and seek to disrupt violent extremists’ use of the maritime environment as a venue to launch attacks or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Exercise Alligator Dagger enhances the Navy-Marine Corps team’s ability to be a flexible, adaptable and persistent force, which leads to a more stable region in the 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Robert B. Brown Jr.)
Lt. Col. Bryan Greene, the battalion commander for 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment welcomes Jon Hancock to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brother and raising awareness for veterans. 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment held a ceremony honoring his journey. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
1st Sgt. Brian Holloway, the first sergeant for Company Fox, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment gives a speech of appreciation during a Jon Hancock’s ceremony in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brothers and raising awareness for veterans. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment held a ceremony honoring Hancock’s long trip.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Jon Hancock, a Marine veteran, hugs a fallen friend’s mother after entering Camp Pendleton, Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brothers and raising awareness for veterans. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment stood on the road from the base gate to the parade deck where the ceremony was held finalizing Hancock’s long trip.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Jon Hancock, a Marine veteran, greets a young Marine who is standing at the position of attention in honor of his walk to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brother and raising awareness for veterans. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment stood on the road from the base gate to the parade deck where the ceremony was held finalizing Hancock’s long trip.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Jon Hancock, a Marine veteran, gives a speech to fellow veterans, active duty Marines, family and friends in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brothers and raising awareness for veterans. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment held a ceremony honoring Hancock’s long trip.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
Jon Hancock, a Marine veteran, talks to his son in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11, 2016. Hancock walked across the country from Maryland to California honoring his fallen brother and raising awareness for veterans. It was the first time in over a year that Hancock hadn’t seen his son. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine held a ceremony honoring Hancock’s long trip.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Frank Cordoba)
81s Platoon Conducting Live Fire training while deployed with the 13th MEU
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – Maxine Russell shows a photograph of her son. What started as a gesture of support for troops turned into building a legacy for her deceased son. For nearly 30 years Maxine has sent more than 7,200 care packages, adopted military families for the holiday’s, and volunteers her time as a grief counselor to veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress, all in the name of her son Darren “White Rabbit” Russell. (U.S. Marine Corps image by Sgt. William Perkins)
Retired Marine Maj. Gen. James Myatt, now president and CEO of the Marines’ Memorial Association, inspects new observation equipment during a visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Sept. 19, 2016. Many members of the MMA are retired senior and general officers, their visit to Camp Pendleton was an opportunity for them to see the advancements in technology that our military service members have available to them. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bradley J. Morrow)
A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, spots a potential improvised explosive device during an immediate action demonstration for members of the Marines’ Memorial Association aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sep. 19, 2016. The Marines were placed in an IED scenario inside of the Infantry Immersion Trainer, a training complex that creates real-life scenarios for Marines to demonstrate and hone their military skills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bradley J. Morrow)
Retired Maj. Gen. James Myatt, now the president and CEO of the Marines’ Memorial Association, waits to receive the command to engage his target with an M4A1 carbine aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2016. Members of MMA were given the opportunity to experience the current training and equipment of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bradley J. Morrow)
Retired Maj. Gen. James Myatt, now the president and CEO of the Marines’ Memorial Association, fires an M4A1 carbine during a shooting drill aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 19, 2016. Started in 1946, the MMA honors the sacrifices of members of the armed forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bradley J. Morrow)
Maj. Gen. Daniel O’Donohue, the 1st Marine Division commanding general, speaks with the Marines of Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment during an award ceremony to reconginze the winning squad of 1st Marine Division Super Squad Competition aboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 15, 2016. Company C has won the Super Squad Competition twice since 1st Marine Division brought the event back in 2015 following a 15 year hiatus. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Timothy Valero)