Tag Archives: Regional Command Southwest

In the second part of this two-part series, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Patrick Tomassi and Marine Corps Cpl. Dennis Cox share their insights on leadership, camaraderie and why they joined the Corps.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Sgt. Bryan Early, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, leads his squad of Marines to the next compound while patrolling in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. Early is responsible for planning the squad's patrols, the safety of his Marines, and achieving his commander's intent, before, during, and after an operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Long)

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, four Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment share a little bit about themselves and how the war has shaped their lives.
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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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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Adam Stanek, is the line of defense between his fellow Marines and improvised explosive devices.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Jeremy Nelson, with Regional Command Southwest, fires an M9 pistol Oct. 3, 2013, during a weapons marksmanship course at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Jeremy Nelson, assigned to Regional Command Southwest, fires an M9 pistol Oct. 3, 2013, during a weapons marksmanship course on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.
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