Tag Archive: Channel – Marines

May 02

Marine Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course

A look at the Marine Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course. WTI is a seven week event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.

Feb 07

Marines Train for Upcoming Deployment

Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit go through the seven-month gauntlet of pre-deployment training. The Marines practiced everything from boarding vessels to simulated helo crashes.

Sep 12

The Operational Reach of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines and Australian personnel conduct a week-long battalion-sized live-fire exercise, beginning August 28, 2013. The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit deploy a range of capabilities of live-fire including M240G medium machine guns, M777A2 Howitzers, and Light Armored Vehicles.

Sep 04

On The Gun Line – Marines and Howitzers

Marines serving with Kilo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, fire an M777 Lightweight Howitzer during an exercise at Camp Pendleton, California on August 22, 2013.

Aug 28

Marines Training with .50 Caliber Sniper Rifles

Marines with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion train for the first time with the Barrett M107 Special Application Scoped Rifle, a .50 caliber sniper rifle at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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