U.S. Marines with the 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division move M777 Howitzer cannons as part of a European Support 2022. - M777 Howitzer cannons at March Air Reserve Base, California, on April 21, 2022 waiting to be sent to European Support 2022 operations. The United States has now committed more than $3.2 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration, including approximately $2.6 billion since the beginning of Russia's unprovoked invasion on February 24 (U.S. Air Force photo by Wendy Day, 452 Air Mobility Wing/ Public Affairs).
The Combat Marksmanship Coach course develops Marines to be proficient marksmanship coaches in order to enhance combat effectiveness of the Marine Corps. - U.S. Marines engage targets from the prone position during their annual rifle qualification at Range 116A on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 11, 2022. Camp Pendleton’s Marksmanship Training Division trains 22,000 Marines and sailors each year across the installation to effectively engage targets with both rifles and pistols. The ARQ is a timed course of fire, ranging from 500 yards down to 15 yards. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Benjamin Whitehurst)
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for heroic actions taken after he helped save the life of a man wounded in a drive-by shooting - U.S. Marine Cpl. Brunacini, a rifleman with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, salutes during his award ceremony at Range 214 on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, April 22, 2022. Brunacini, who is currently serving as a block noncommissioned officer with MCB Camp Pendleton’s Range Operations Division, earned a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for heroic actions taken after he helped save the life of a man wounded in a drive-by shooting in Lemon Grove, California. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Hope Straley)
OCS - Officer Candidate School - U.S. Marine Corps officer candidates with Officer Selection Team San Diego, work through a scenario during the leadership reaction course at an Officer Candidates School preparation weekend, Camp Pendleton, California on April 30, 2022. The OCS preparation weekend is designed to prepare aspiring Marine Corps officers mentally and physically for the rigors of OCS. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Kelsey Dornfeld)