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  1. As tragedy threatened to eclipse the honeymoon of Hong Kong nationals scuba diving in Okinawa, a
    Gunnery Sgt. Scott Michael Dahn, left, and Ching-Yi Sze, left, come together after Dahn rescued Ching-Yi while scuba diving May 20, 2018 at Maeda Point, Okinawa, Japan. Dahn brought Ching Yi, a Hong Kong native, to safety after she nearly drowned while scuba diving and supplied oxygen and care to her until paramedics came. Dahn, a native of Herron, Michigan, is the training chief for 3rd Maintenance Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
  2. Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron conducted Security Augmentation Force training
    Howard Shappey demonstrates subduing techniques as part of Security Augmentaion Force training aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island May 23. SAF is a detail of Marines selected to assist the Provost Marshal’s Office with security in emergency situations. Shappey is a training specialist with PMO.
  3. Marines with 3rd Marine Logistics Group and 3rd Force Reconnaissance Team dropped a Polaris
    Gunnery Sgt. Richard D. Madrid, an airborne, air delivery specialist with 3rd Air Delivery Platoon, Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, prepares to board a C-130 after free-falling May 21, 2018, on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines conducted air drop operations dropping a type-five platform, door bundles, free fall and static line jumpers, and the Polaris MRZR onto the island. 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marines worked alongside Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, during the regularly scheduled training evolution to complete their first ever successful drop of a Polaris MRZR from a C-130. Madrid is a native of Monterey Park, California.
  4. Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working
    Pilots sit in the cockpit during a training flight from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to Yokota Air Base May 22, 2018. Training flights are a way for Marine pilots to get flight hours to help maintain their proficiency. They are also used to prepare pilots to fly in harsher weather, if needed.
  5. The Marines and Sailors of 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, joined the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in
    Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, load onto busses headed to Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 18, 2018. BLT 2/5 will be taking up the role as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward deployed MEU, provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of military operations.