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SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Command Sgt. Maj. Max Garcia, center, 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, reads an award citation for Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann, right, while Lt. Col. William O'Brien, commanding officer stands at attention during a ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann, center, stands at attention during the reading of his award at a ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann, center, stands at attention while Marines from 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, parade the colors for an award ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Marines from 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, prepare to parade the colors for an award ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann speaks during a ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 8, 2017) Lt. Col. William O'Brien, commanding officer, 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California, pins the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Marine Corps veteran Corporal Randy D. Mann during a ceremony in the historical quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mann was awarded the medal during the ceremony in his hometown of San Antonio for his heroic actions while on active duty with the 3D Assault Amphibian Battalion in July 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
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On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
On 12 August 2017, the Marines, Sailors and families of 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion enjoyed some fun in the sun during the annual Gator Bash celebration. Service members and their families competed for thousands of dollars of donated items in watermelon eating contests, dance competitions, and more. Special guests included Commanding General of 1st Marine Division, Major General Eric M. Smith and his wife Trish, as well as Congressman Darrell Issa of California's 49th District.
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U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy Corpsman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, participate in a simulated casualty evacuation during the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 18, 2019. 5th Marines conducted a regimental-sized MCCRE that included 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, and the Regimental Headquarters to increase the combat proficiency and readiness of the regiment. The MCCRE took place over a 10-day period and served as a proof of concept for future regimental-sized MCCREs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
U.S. Navy HM3 Ruben De La Torre, a corpsman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, posts security during the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 21, 2019. 5th Marines conducted a regimental-sized MCCRE that included 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, and the Regimental Headquarters to increase the combat proficiency and readiness of the regiment. The MCCRE took place over a 10-day period and served as a proof of concept for future regimental-sized MCCREs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, hike up a hill during the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 23, 2019. 5th Marines conducted a regimental-sized MCCRE for 1st Battalion, 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, as well as the Regimental Headquarters to increase the combat proficiency and readiness of the regiment. The MCCRE took place over a 10 day period and served as proof of concept for future regimental-sized MCCREs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, hike up a hill during the Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 23, 2019. 5th Marines conducted a regimental-sized MCCRE for 1st Battalion, 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, as well as the Regimental Headquarters to increase the combat proficiency and readiness of the regiment. The MCCRE took place over a 10 day period and served as proof of concept for future regimental-sized MCCREs. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Kashan Hobson, a vehicle commander with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, swings an axe at the surrounding foliage during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Sept. 6, 2019. The MCCRE is used to formally evaluate Marines on their combat readiness prior to their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Ortiz)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Trevor Kunz, a team leader with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, attaches camouflage netting to a Light Armored Vehicle during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Sept. 6, 2019. The MCCRE is used to formally evaluate Marines on their combat readiness prior to their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Ortiz)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Marcos Luna, an exercise evaluator with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, looks at a map during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Sept. 6, 2019. The MCCRE is used to formally evaluate Marines on their combat readiness prior to their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Ortiz)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Trevor Kunz, a team leader with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, scans the surrounding area during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Sept. 7, 2019. The MCCRE is used to formally evaluate Marines on their combat readiness prior to their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Ortiz)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Johnathan Wright, a mechanic with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, scans the surrounding area during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Sept. 7, 2019. The MCCRE is used to formally evaluate Marines on their combat readiness prior to their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Roxanna Ortiz)