U.S. Marines of Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (HHS), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar participate in a warrior run competition to determine which section has the fastest team aboard MCAS Miramar, 23 Aug., 2016. The participants ran 3.5 miles with 25 pounds of weight in their packs and carried one water jug and two ammo cans. Lt. Col. Michael A. Spears, Commanding Officer, HHS, MCAS Miramar and the HHS Sgt. Maj., Sgt. Maj. Kenneth F. Wiss were in attendance. (U.S. Marine Corps Motion Imagery by Cpl. Alexander Pool / Released)
Taken: 08.23.2016 | Video by Cpl. Alexander Pool
The Corps’ ability to win on the battlefield remains strong; however, its post-9/11 enemies in operational environments like in Iraq and Afghanistan have been, by and large, a technologically inferior force. And while the Corps may need to only refine its maneuver warfare skills, there is a new battle space that is sure to dominate the next major armed conflict: cyberspace. As the U.S. has drawn down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, America’s force in readiness is preparing for the next big fight. Technical, tactical, and technological superiority is never given – it is earned through tough, realistic training. Marines and sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force conducted I MEF Large Scale Exercise 2016 across...
08.22.2016 | MIRAMAR, CA, US | Story by Cpl. Garrett White