From Marines in the ranges of Australia to those in the waters of Hawaii, these are 20 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps during the month of September.
U.S. Marines debark USS New Orleans (LPD 18) in a Combat Rubber Raid Craft during a boat raid exercise, Sept. 11.
A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter carries an M777A2 Howitzer during an artillery raid at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Sept. 25.
U.S. Marines conduct offensive and defensive operations at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, Sept. 5.
A U.S. Marine fires an M2 .50-caliber machine gun from a CH-53E Super Stallion in Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 3.
U.S. Marines and Australian Defence Force members participate in a breaching exercise during Exercise Koolendong Northern Territory, Australia, Sept. 9.
F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters and the United Kingdom’s Lightning 617 Squadron sit aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth off the coast of the United Kingdom, Sept. 22.
A U.S. Navy sailor jumps off a pier during an inspection dive at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 28.
U.S. Marines perform during a Sunset Parade at the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Va., Sept. 2.
U.S. Marines operate a Light Armored Vehicle during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Sept. 17.
A U.S. Marine provides aerial security mission on a UH-1Y Venom helicopter after taking off from amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), Sept. 6.
U.S. Marines participate in Exercise Koolendong at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, Sept. 5.
U.S. Marines fire an M72A7 Light Anti-Tank Weapon System during an anti-armor range in Kuwait, Sept. 3.
A U.S. Marine simulates firing his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a reload drill aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), Sept. 5.
A U.S. Marine sights in with an M110 semi-automatic sniper system on the USS Germantown during a simulated visit, board, search, and seizure mission aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), Sept. 6.
U.S. Marines observe an MV-22B Osprey prepare to land during a simulated embassy reinforcement at Kin, Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 12.
U.S. Marines and Australian Army members work together to breach barbed wire barriers while conducting bang rushes during Exercise Koolendong at Mount Bundey Training Area, Australia, Sept. 9.
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys are staged on the flight line in Kuwait, Sept. 24.
An F-35B Lightning II taxis into position on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth at sea, Sept. 23.
U.S. Marines fire an M240B medium machine gun during a night shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), Sept. 27.
U.S. Marines run up stairs during a stair walk at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif., Sept. 11.