U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Melissa A. Locey, a Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Analyst Forecaster with 3rd Intelligence Battalion, III MEF Information Group (MIG) participates in a Field Exercise (FEX) at Kin Blue, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 3, 2021.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Josh Cuyler with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, checks Marines’ gear in preparation for special patrol insertion and extraction rigging training at Kin Blue training area, Okinawa, Japan, on Aug. 12, 2021.
The embarked forces conducted boat raid scenarios over a few weeks’ time to improve tactics and techniques between Marines of the 31st MEU and the soldiers of ARDB boat platoon, in coordination with the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42).