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Photo: Marines test fire the Shoulder-Launched Multi-Purpose Assault Weapons (SMAW) Mod 0 and Mod 2 at Range 15 at Marine Corps Base Quantico,Va., Nov. 20, 2013. The Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity collected data and operational assessment on the SMAW mods and compared them to the legacy system. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Snouffer/Released)

Marines test fire two shoulder-launched, multi-purpose assault weapon prototypes, Mod 0 and Mod 2, at Range 15 on Marine Corps Base Quantico,Va., Nov. 20, 2013.
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Marine leaves 'no rock unturned' creating deployment art

Gunnery Sgt. Gregory Miller, a maintenance controller with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165, spends his free time constructing rock sculptures while deployed.
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Mayday! Mayday!

Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment conduct helicopter evacuation training to prepare for possible crash scenarios.
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Photo: Marines with Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, hastily reload an M777 howitzer with a 155 mm artillery shell during a multiple-rounds fire mission as a part of a two-day dual-fire training exercise at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 13, 2013. The M777s fired alongside M327 Towed-Rifled Mortar Systems to eliminate the possibility of short-range threats on the battlefield and to expand the capabilities of the battery as a whole. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Bragg/ Released)

Marines hastily reload an M777 howitzer with a 155 mm artillery shell during a multiple-rounds fire mission as part of a two-day dual-fire training exercise on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 13, 2013.
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Damayan Ospreys

Arriving via V-22 Ospreys, U.S. Marines deliver aid to the Philippines and help Typhoon Haiyan survivors get back on their feet.
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