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February 04, 2020

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From Marines in the ranges of Bahrain to those at the flightlines of Calif., these are 20 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps during the month of January.

Corporals Course Battle Royale Photo by Lance Cpl John Hall

U.S. Marines compete against each other in a grappling match on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Jan. 23.

200118-M-XJ088-1450 Photo by Lance Cpl. Ethan LeBlanc

U.S. Marines and Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces salute the formations during the opening ceremony for Exercise Forest Light Western Army at Camp Oyanohara, Japan, Jan. 18. 

200116-M-IU565-1336 Photo by Lance Cpl. Angela Wilcox

U.S. Marines brace themselves during part of the Infantry Assault Course on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 16.

200115-M-ZJ736-203 Photo by Cpl. Mark Lowe

U.S. Marines provide security for UH-1Y Venoms at a landing zone during Exercise Venom Storm on San Clemente Island, Calif., Jan. 15.

200116-M-VO343-1119 Photo by Cpl. Alexa Hernandez

U.S. Marines participate in a tug of war competition during the annual Saint Barbara’s Day Celebration on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 16.

200112-M-GX379-010 Photo by Staff Sgt. Anne Henry

U.S. Marines conduct marksmanship proficiency training at Bahrain, Jan. 12.

200114-M-GM961-1026 Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie

U.S. Marine rescuemen man a hose during handline drills on the flightline at MCAS Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 14.

200107-M-GM961-1024 Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie

A U.S. Marine sights in on a barrel at the 1st Maint. Bn. Marksmanship Trainer Unit on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 7.

200129-M-GU107-007 Photo by Cpl. James Bourgeois

Marines with “The President’s Own,” U.S. Marine Band, march in a funeral procession during a full honors funeral for Brig. Gen. Donald H. Brooks at Arlington National Cemetery, Jan. 29.

200131-M-YJ660-2551 Photo by Cpl. Marvin Lopeznavarro

A U.S. Marine treads water during water survival advanced training at the Fairchild Pool on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 31.

200115-M-ZJ736-215 Photo by Cpl. Mark Lowe

U.S. Marines embark on to a UH-1Y Venom for extraction from a landing zone during Exercise Venom Storm on San Clemente Island, Calif., Jan. 15.

200128-M-PZ577-262 Photo by Cpl. Brandon Salas

U.S. Marines do a live demonstration of the M777 Howitzer and the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System with Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers during exercise Northern Viper on Yausubetsu Training Area, Japan, Jan. 28.



200128-M-HU496-1219 Photo by Cpl. Dylan Chagnon

A firefighter signals to another firefighter to climb up a ladder during a joint structural firefighting exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 28.



200122-M-GM961-1056 Photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie


A U.S. Marine reaches to apply his brake during helicopter rope suspension techniques training at the 13 Area rappel tower on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 22.



200108-M-AS595-0063 Photo by Lance Cpl. John Hall

A U.S. Marine and his Military Working Dog conduct a training obstacle course on Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., Jan. 08.

200115-M-TP104-2175 Photo by Lance Cpl. Armando Elizalde

A U.S. Marine and a U.S. Airman inspect a bridge during EOD Field Exercise 20.1 at the Central Training Area, Japan, Jan. 13.

200106-M-CO238-839 Photo by Cpl. Kenny Gomez

A U.S. Marine observes the French amphibious assault ship Dixmude in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 6.

200110-M-WB494-160 Photo by Cpl. Isaac Cantrell

U.S. Marines and Sailors secure a simulated casualty during Visit, Board, Search and Seizure training in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Jan. 10.

200103-M-XU431-0006 Photo by Sgt. Dana Beesley

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s mascot stands amid U.S. Marines at a battalion formation on Parris Island, S.C., Jan. 3.

200115-M-AG794-1023 Photo by Sgt. Victoria Decker

A U.S. Marine prepares his aircraft in support of Exercise Winter Fury at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 15.

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