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Opening Day of Golf-36

December 18, 2020

In a time of mass foreclosures and setbacks, 2nd Marine Division’s drive to remain America’s force in readiness has not wavered. On December 12, Marines and Sailors of India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division conducted a live-fire company battle course for the opening of range Golf-36. G-36 is Camp Lejeune’s newest and most challenging range to date, and the first of it’s kind on the installation. The range allows for myriad capabilities of conventional infantry units; indirect fire, breaching and unmanned aerial surveillance. In addition to requiring these assets in the scheme of maneuver, the range demands more of the mental and physical stamina of the individual Marines and Sailors…

U.S. Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, brace for an explosion on range Golf-36, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 12, 2020. Range G-36 is the newest addition to the Camp Lejeune training environment. This range is designed to accommodate company-size assaults and evolutions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons)