Images: Bayonet course brings Marines back to basics [Image 8 of 10]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Mark Stroud
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.
Date Posted:05.19.2011 21:03