Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms Newswire

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  1. Steel Knight prepares Marines for - near-peer' threatsDecember 14, 2016Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Coast News

    ... on Camp Pendleton's Red Beach, Steel Knight also included training at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. "This is tying together all the division to include elements of the Marine, ...

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  2. Navy, Marines Eye - Green' Solutions to Extend Operational Reach from the SeaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | U.S. Naval Institute

    Cables connected to a nearby tactical vehicle help recharge the batteries of the M777A2 lightweight towed 155mm howitzer. during a Marine Corps and Navy-sponsored operational energy capability exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif., on Dec. 6. Gidget Fuentes Photo MARINE CORPS AIR-GROUND COMBAT CENTER, Calif.

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  3. The Marine Corps is experimenting with a new service rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A U.S. Marine fires a M27 infantry automatic rifle at simulated enemies during an Integrated Training Exercise at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 On the heels of a widely praised 2015 decision to issue the more maneuverable M4 carbine in lieu of the M16A4 to Marines in infantry battalions, the Marine Corps may be on the cusp of another major weapons decision. The Marine Corps' experimental battalion, the California-based 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, has been conducting pre-deployment exercises with the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle to evaluate it as the new service rifle for infantry battalions, the commander of 1st Marine Division, Maj.

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  4. Marine Corps experiment silences entire infantry battalion's weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Washington Times

    The U.S. Marine Corps is attempting a unique experiment that pairs the deadly - but typically loud - fire power of an infantry battalion with silence. Maj. Gen.

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  5. US Marine Corps experimenting with silencing every single gun in an infantry battalionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    U.S. Marines with Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines , 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit , conduct a Table 3 combat marksmanship course of fire as a part of sustainment training on the flight deck of the USS San Diego , Oct. 1. The 11th MEU is deployed with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. In a series of experiments this year, units from 2nd Marine Division will be silencing every element of an infantry battalion -- from M4 rifles to .50 caliber machine guns .

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  6. Marines hold service-wide operations pause in wake of deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, right, sits with a Marine at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016.

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  7. Salute to ... Joshua ShakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Anniston Star

    Second Lieutenant Joshua Shake has reported for duty at Headquarters Company, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Lt. Shake completed the Marine Corps Officer Candidate School at Quantico, Va., in July of 2014.

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  8. Night QueueRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Marines wait to board a plane during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 1-17 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016. The seven week event emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation.

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  9. GA-ASI demonstrates advanced communications capabilityRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., announced Sept. 27 that its Network Centric Communications Pod successfully demonstrated the ability to provide a robust communications data link between Unmanned Aircraft System and U.S. Marine Corps ground and air forces during an exercise held at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., in July.

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  10. Marines test world's smallest drone: 'Black Hornet' used by 19 NATO allies for intelligence needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... et was tested twice by units this summer during training exercises at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Military Times reported.

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  11. The US military is asking for 8,000 more MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    US Marines conduct a combat marksmanship course of fire, as a part of sustainment training on the flight deck of the USS San Diego. Early results of a new Marine Corps force structure assessment show the service could use about 8,000 more troops than are budgeted, a reflection of a demanding operating environment and the need to to grow cyber and other technological capabilities.

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  12. Marines are Testing Out the World's Smallest DroneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Defense Tech

    ... Air Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment 2016, which took place at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, in July. "Right now we are in a very good dialogue with [Marine Corps Combat Development Command] and the ...

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  13. Tactical LightsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    A Marine Corps M1A1 tank conducts tactical training during Large Scale Exercise 2016 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016. The goal of the exercise is to enhance interoperability among thousands of Marines.

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  14. Combat Exercise CommandRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    A Marine relays commands during Integrated Training Exercise at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016. The exercise brings together ground, air and logistics combat elements into one capable and lethal unit ready to respond to global uncertainty.

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  15. Marine Infantry Squads May Get Their Own Drone OperatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Defense Tech

    A Marine with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, assists his squad by providing reconnaissance with an "Instant Eye" unmanned aerial system at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Aug. 5, 2016. The commandant is considering creating a new position within Marine infantry squads dedicated to flying unmanned aerial vehicles and managing information.

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  16. U.S. Pacific Fleet's Swift Calls for Military Transparency in China VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... not there," Neller said. To that end, he said training at places like Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. is starting to reflect the high-tech nature of the Marines' most likely adversary. Opposing forces in the training ...

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  17. Marine Corps Halts F-18 Operations After Two Crashes In the Past WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Townhall

    ... Squadron 232 was killed July 28 when his F/A-18C Hornet crashed near Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. And a second pilot attached to the same squadron is being treated after ejecting during a training flight on ...

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  18. Marine F/A-18 Breaks Up Midair, Explodes In Ball Of FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... pilot. The F/A-18 Hornet was flying a training mission around near Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., base when it broke apart midair and crashed around 10:30 p.m., according to a Marine Corps news release . The jet was ...

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  19. Twentynine Palms - DesertCAMP PENDLETON: Inland Marine takes helm of elite fighting forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Career highlights: Commanded 2nd Marine Division in Operation Enduring Freedom and commanded Regimental Combat Team 1 in Operation Iraq Freedom, 2010-12 Recently served: Commanding General of Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command and Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, where he oversaw the nation's premier combined-arms, live-fire and maneuver facility that enables the training of over 50,000 U.S. and allied forces every year. CAMP PENDLETON - The change of command ceremony Wednesday was filled with flags, ceremonial cannon fire and a parade of some of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force's finest units.

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  20. Camp Pendleton commemorates change of command for its premier fighting forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Wave

    ... General of Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command and Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, where he oversaw the nation's premier combined-arms, live-fire and maneuver facility that enables the training of over 50,000 U.S. ...

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