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  1. US Marines attended the US Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North
    Gavin Nelson from Team Minnesota wrestles and wins against Tate Picklo from Team Oklahoma during the US Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, July 18, 2019. USA Wrestling is the national governing body for the sport of wrestling and is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. The Marine Corps began partnering with USAW in 2017 to become intimately involved with the sport of wrestling through event activations, event branding and brand exposure through media. By partnering specifically with USAW, the Marine Corps reaches a broad cross-section of high school and collegiate-aged wrestlers as well as an ever-growing influencer network of coaches, referees, wrestling alumni and parents.
  2. U.S. Marines hit the streets in the local community to assist as crossing guards for Chatan
    U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Alfonso Padilla, guides a local elementary school child and his mother at a crosswalk July 18, 2019. Crossing guard duty is one of the multiple tasks conducted by Marine volunteers on Okinawa.
  3. Recon Marines and scout snipers now have a new weapon in their arsenal. The Mk13 Mod 7 Long Range
    Capt. Nick Berger, a project officer in Marine Corps Systems Command’s Infantry Weapons, demonstrates the MK13 Mod 7 July 1, aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The system, which reached full operational capability in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, shoots a more accurate bullet at greater distances than the legacy sniper rifle. Marines will primarily use the MK13 during deployments, while the M40A6 legacy rifle will be used for sniper training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
  4. U.S. Marines, Australian soldiers, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members trained in Combined
    Australian Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, aboard a light armored vehicle-25, come off a landing craft onto Langham Beach, Queensland, Australia, July16, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. Talisman Sabre 19 is a bilateral exercise that provides U.S. and Australian forces realistic and relevant training to strengthen regional security, peace and stability.
  5. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma hosted the 2019 Okinawa Futenma Bike Race for the local and
    U.S. Marine Corps Col. David Steele, commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, poses for a photo with the top three competitors of the 2019 Futenma Bike Race on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, July 14, 2019. The race invites Status of Forces Agreement personnel and the local Okinawan community to compete in race on and around MCAS Futenma’s airfield.