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U.S. Marines stationed in Okinawa, Japan, learn to adapt and overcome underwater challenges during the Marine Corps Instructor of Water Survival course.
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Photo: U.S. Marines, assigned to III MEF Combat Assault Battalion, completed the endurance course, the culminating event in the Basic Jungle Survival Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa, Japan.

Running an obstacle course has its challanges, but these Marines took it one step further.
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U.S. Marines, assigned to Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and sailors launch combat rubber raiding craft out of the well deck of the USS Ashland while at sea, March 15, 2014.
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Female service members have changed the role of the warfighter over the past 66 years and there’s no sign they plan to slow down as they look to the future.
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Photo: Sgt. George Cardenas, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the Maritime Raid Force, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, climbs a ladder onto a cargo vessel from a rigid hull inflatable boat off the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014. The Marines participated in a visit, board, search and seizure operation as part of Interoperability Maritime Training evaluated by Special Operations Training Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Wenger/ Released)

Marine Corps Sgt. George Cardenas climbs a ladder onto a cargo vessel from a rigid hull inflatable boat off the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014.
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