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Bayonet course brings Marines back to basics

Australian Army Maj. Gen. David Morrison (right), commanding general, Forces Command, orders a bayonet charge here May 15 during the 2011 Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting (AASAM). The charge was carried out by Marines with Marine Shooting Detachment Australia, New Zealand Army soldiers and Australian Army soldiers. The week-long meeting pit military representatives from partner nations in competition in a series of grueling combat marksmanship events. Represented nations include Canada, France (French Forces New Caledonia), Indonesia, Timor Leste, Brunei, Netherlands, U.S., Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand as well as a contingent of Japanese observers.



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This work, Bayonet course brings Marines back to basics [Image 8 of 10], by Cpl Mark Stroud, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.15.2011

Date Posted:05.19.2011 21:03

Photo ID:404355

VIRIN:110515-M-JG138-004

Resolution:4368x2912

Size:1.8 MB

Location:OKINAWA, JP

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