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A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, provides security with his M240B medium machine gun during Crisis Response Exercise II in Kuwait, June 19, 2021. CRX II is a long range assault in which Marines simulate taking over and occupying a forward operations base in a hostile environment. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Willow Marshall

20 OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PHOTOS FROM JUNE 2021

1 Jul 2021 | Courtesy Story Defense Media Activity

From Marines in the was of the Philippine Sea to those in the forests of Australia, these are 20 of the most influential photos from around the Marine Corps during the month of June.

 

 

Area Secure Photo by Cpl. Lydia Gordon

 

A U.S. Marine, a member of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and a member of the Royal Australian Regiment, assume a tactical position at Mount Bundey Training Area, NT, Australia, June 24.

 

 

Behind Cover Photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon

 

U.S. Marines conduct a demolition range during Fuji Viper 21.4 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, June 21.

 

 

Rise from the Waters Photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild

 

A U.S. Marine conducts push-ups during the water survival advanced course on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 17.

 

 

Eyes from Above Photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly

 

A U.S. Marine sights in to provide security during a Maritime Interdiction Operation training exercise in the Philippine Sea, June 24.

 

 

Ascending The Mountain Photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Bray

 

A U.S. sailor ascends a cliff at the Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., June 16.

 

 

Calling In The Goods Photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons

 

A U.S. Marine exchanges radio transmissions during a training event on Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 16.

 

 

Deep Jungle Photo by Sgt. Hailey Clay

 

A U.S. Marine posts security for a reconnaissance patrol during exercise Poseidon’s Watchtower on Ukibaru Island, Okinawa, Japan, June 8.

 

 

Through the Smoke Photo by Sgt. Micha Pierce

 

A U.S. Marine wafts smoke onto himself during a smoking ceremony at Robertson Barracks, NT, Australia, June 15.

 

 

Remember The Fallen Photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons

 

A U.S. Marine hangs dog tags on a memorial monument during a ceremony on Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 4.

 

 

Rear Security Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Andries

 

A U.S. Marine provides rear security aboard dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) while transiting the Suez Canal, June 1.

 

 

Safe Landing Photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly

 

A U.S. Marine holds security after fast roping off of a CH-53E Super Stallion on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 3.

 

 

Take to the Sea Photo by Cpl. Karis Mattingly

 

Ships of the U.S. Navy America Amphibious Ready Group and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force conduct a bilateral exercise in the Philippine Sea, June 13.

 

 

Clear Out Photo by Staff Sgt. Victor Mancilla

 

Royal Marines simulate clearing a room during close-quarters battle training with U.S. Marines onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, June 19.

 

 

Casualty Evac Photo by Sgt. Isaiah Campbell

 

U.S. Marines carry a simulated casualty to an MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at Tabuk Training Center, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 12.

 

 

Canine Security Photo by Lance Cpl. Justin Marty

 

A U.S. Marine Corps military working dog sits in front of a F-35B Lightning II on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 11.

 

 

Soaring Shells Photo by Lance Cpl. Samuel Fletcher

 

U.S. Marines and police officers participate in joint training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., June 14.

 

 

Corps Tradition Photo by Marine Corps Sgt. Jason Kolela

 

U.S. Marines march for “Pass in Review” during a Tuesday Sunset Parade at the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Va., June 8.

 

 

Forest Fishing Photo by Lance Cpl. Courtney Robertson

 

A U.S. Marine fishes during Jungle Survival Training on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, June 8.

 

 

Drop In Photo by Sgt. Daisha Ramirez

 

U.S. Marines fast rope off a CH-53E Super Stallion, on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 3.

 

 

Sunlight Security Photo by Lance Cpl. Willow Marshall

 

A U.S. Marine provides security with his M240B medium machine gun during Crisis Response Exercise II in Kuwait, June 19.


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