Back to the basics: Battle Skills Test

by Pfc. Terry Wong
U.S. Marine Corps

Sgt. Charles Flemister, a mortarman with Tactical Readiness and Training, Headquarters Regiment, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, instructs Marines on using a compass during the Battle Skills Test June 21, 2018, at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan. During the BST, Marines are tested on different skills such as operating a radio, applying tourniquets and handling detainees. Flemister is a native of Los Angeles, California.

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