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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier, center, tours a residence at Wire Mountain Housing on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier talks with Marine Corps Community Service Camp Pendleton officials at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier talks with U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Bareng, the chaplain for 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier, left, speaks with base housing representatives on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier prepares for a meeting with Marine Corps Community Services Camp Pendleton officials at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (PTDO) Catherine Kessmeier, right, listens to U.S. Marine Col. Jeffery Holt, the deputy commander of Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, at the Pacific Views Event Center on Camp Pendleton, California, July 28, 2020. Kessmeier visited Camp Pendleton to tour the base and engage with Marine and Navy leaders to discuss and encourage efforts related to suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and supporting military families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Chelsea Romanowiz, a student with the Assault Amphibian Vehicle Commander Course, Assault Amphibian School, directs a fellow Marine during mounted land navigation training in the Oscar Two Training Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 22, 2020. The Vehicle Commander Course is used to train intermediate level Marines on the responsibilities of an AAV commander, with a focus on crew gunnery, direction and supervision. Romanowiz is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Joshua Dick, a student with the Scout Sniper Course, Reconnaissance Training Company, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry - West, conceals himself during an exercise in the Romeo Training Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 27, 2020. The students were participating in a stalking and infiltration exercise designed to test the concealment skills of the Marines. The objective of the exercise was to infiltrate an area and engage a target without being seen. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels)
U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Adam Casas, left, the company first sergeant of Alpha Company, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Force Reserve, and Capt. Mark Rothrock, the company commander of Alpha Co., 4th Tank Bn., 4th MarDiv, MARFORRES, case the company's colors during the company’s deactivation ceremony in 41 Area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 18, 2020. Alpha Co., along with the rest of 4th Tank Bn., was activated in 1943 during World War II. Since then, the battalion has participated in every war the Marine Corps has fought in. Alpha Co. is the first of 4th Tanks’ six companies to deactivate. The Marine Corps is divesting its tank battalions following the commandant’s guidance in Force Design 2030. Casas is a native of Murrieta, California, and Rothrock is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie)
An AH-1Z Viper helicopter flies alongside a UH-1Y Venom helicopter during an aerial gunnery range at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, July 16, 2020. The range was part of Exercise Summer Fury, a three-week training evolution conducted by Marines and sailors with 3rd MAW, 1st Marine Division and the 1st Marine Logistics Group to refine the capability of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force to conduct expeditionary advanced basing operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels)
U.S. Navy veteran Ian Beard, a psychiatric technician at the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program, Treatment Program Department, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, poses for a photo after discussing the benefits of group therapy on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 15, 2020. The group therapy classes that are provided promote better emotional health practices and resiliency in a safe and supportive environment. (U. S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kerstin Roberts)
Yoga is one of many physical activities offered by the Marine Corps Community Services Semper Fit Program aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Through the use of live-streaming, those with access to the installation have the option to safely strengthen physical and mental fitness from home. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that has been a reliable outlet for many patrons on base. (U.S. Marine Corps graphic by Lance Cpl. Kerstin Roberts)
Cigarette papers used by U.S. Marine POW's during the Korean war for providing information on Marines who were captured are displayed prior to a collection transfer at warehouse 2288, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 10, 2019. Several Marine Corps artifacts were collected from the MCB Camp Pendleton History Museum Branch for transport to the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan C. Bustos)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Broc Story a combat graphics specialist,

Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations-West, draws a

bow at the Rattlesnake Canyon Archery Range on Marine Corps Base Camp

Pendleton, Jan. 8, 2020. The Rattlesnake Canyon Range is an open access range

for all to participate in the sport of archery. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by

Lance Cpl. Melissa Ugalde)
Darren Klassen, co-founder of Torrey Pines Surf Ministry, watches the waves at San Onofre Beach on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 24, 2020. Klassen now works with more than four surf therapy organizations, with close ties to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton’s military population. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kerstin Roberts)
U.S. Marines with the Infantry Unit Leader Course, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry - West, fire a round from an M224 60 mm mortar during live-fire training at Mortar Position 6 on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 30, 2020. Marines with IULC utilized various weapons systems during the training to increase proficiency and readiness. The Marines participating in the course will leave as 0369 infantry unit leaders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Cortez)
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Benjamin Yearick, the air traffic control chief with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, looks out over the flight line while observing flight operations on the air station June 30, 2020. The ATC tower coordinates all flights incoming and outgoing from the air station to ensure safety and efficient flight operations. Yearick is a native of Monroe, North Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels)
The Fisher House on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, provides  a “home away from home” for families of service members receiving serious and emergency medical care at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton. The house is available for family members of active duty military, retirees and veterans, providing them with complimentary lodging while their loved one is being treated. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie)
U.S. Marine Col. Christeon Griffin, commanding officer of Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, releases a carp back into the water at Case Springs Camp Pendleton Ca. Col. Griffin is one of the installations many avid fishermen and enjoys the on-base fishing opportunities.
Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton celebrates Father's Day on June 21, 2020.