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Photo: Marines and sailors hike to Mount Suribachi on Iwo To Dec. 19 during a professional military education tour. “I overheard Marines talking about how much they appreciate the opportunity to be here and reflect on the history,” said Col. Walter T. Anderson. “For the majority of the Marines, it was their first time coming out here, and we wanted to focus not only on the battle itself, but the logistics of the battle.” The Marines and sailors are with 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The Japanese government reverted the name of the island on which the battle was fought to its pre-World War II name of Iwo To in 2007. Anderson is the assistant chief of staff, G-3, operations and training, 3rd MLG, III MEF. Photo by Pfc. Kasey Peacock

The Iwo Jima battle grounds where Japanese and American heroes fought valiantly were visited by 68 Marines and sailors for a professional military education tour.
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Photo: Recruits struggle to lift the front end of the log during log drills aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Dec. 18. Recruits learned how to work together as a team and that if one recruit didn't carry their weight the rest of the group would suffer. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Bridget M. Keane)

Recruits struggle to lift the front end of the log during log drills aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
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Photo: A Marine with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7), inspects his vehicle on Forward Operating Base Now Zad, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2012. The Marines of 2/7 are currently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena)

A Marine with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7), inspects his vehicle on Forward Operating Base Now Zad, Helmand province
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Photo; Recruits from Charlie Company take a moment to rest after completing their last event at The Crucible, Dec. 14, 2012, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. During the two-day event the Marines will traverse 50 or more miles while using teamwork to complete tasks set in front of them. The Crucible is one of the last obstacles recruits face before receiving the eagle, globe, and anchor along with being called a Marine for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt.Chris Griffin)

Recruits take a moment to rest after completing their last event at The Crucible at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.
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Air traffic controllers of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar give you a glimpse into their day-to-day lives managing traffic in the highways in the skies above them.
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