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  1. Third Marine Air Wing made history when it welcomed the Marine Corps’ first F-35C Lightning II to
    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Cedar L. Hinton, commanding officer of Marine Wing Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), lands VMFA-314's first F-35C Lightning II on Marine Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 21. The F-35C will give 3rd MAW a technological advantage by bringing the next wave of 5th generation fighter jets to its arsenal.
  2. During the regularly-scheduled exercise after the Battalion Landing Team’s relief-in-place,
    Marines close with an enemy machine gun position during a simulated raid at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, on Dec. 11.
  3. Across the Department of Defense, military working dogs serve many purposes. K-9’s are utilized to
    U.S. Marine Corps military working dogs, Yenkie, left, and Diego pose for a photo, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 14.
  4. U.S. Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, took on a challenge as the
    U.S. Marines work together on an obstacle at the Leadership Reaction Course on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 7.
  5. Training and readiness affect mission success. The Marine Corps strives to identify new, inventive
    U.S. Marine mans a Humvee turret during a combat convoy simulation on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 13.