MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS -- Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, conducted patrols and room clearing through Military Operations in Urban Terrain facilities, part of Exercise Island Viper aboard Marine Corps Training Area Bellows on Sept. 29. Exercise Island Viper is a 3-week-long battalion level training evolution workup that focuses on sharpening the infantry skills of the individual, team and squad. 2nd Lt. Shane Wescott, a platoon commander with Company A, 1st Bn., 3rd. Marines, observed his Marines’ progress throughout the 3 weeks of training. “Marines have been conducting operations at the MOUT facilities with role-players and navigating through jungle-like terrain,” said Wescott, a...
09.29.2016 | MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, HI, US | Story by Lance Cpl. Jesus Sepulveda Torres
U.S. Marines assigned Charlie Company, 1st Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment, place a claymore mine during assault man training, part of Lava Viper 17.1, at Range 9 aboard the Pohakuloa Training Area, on the big Island of Hawaii, Oct. 17, 2016. Lava Viper is an annual combined arms training exercise that integrates ground elements such as infantry and logistics, with indirect fire from artillery units as well as air support from the aviation element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ricky S. Gomez)
Taken: 10.20.2016 | Photo by Cpl. Ricky Gomez