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  1. During June and July 2018, Marines forward deployed to Iraq with an MV-22B detachment in support of
    U.S. Marines perform routine maintenance on the rotor blade of an MV-22B Osprey during routine maintenance in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve on Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, June 8, 2018. CTJF-OIR is the military arm of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS in designated parts of Iraq and Syria.
  2. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines conducted a tool familiarization range aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort July 11.
    Sgt. Derek Ford fastens a piece of equipment in place during a tool familiarization range aboard MCAS Beaufort July 11. This type of training is conducted regularly to ensure that each Marine is proficient and ready to use the equipment correctly. Ford is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marine with Marine Wing Support Detachment 31.
  3. The Marine Corps prides itself on being the world’s finest fighting force. To maintain this title, units and indiviudal Marines can utilize Force Fitness instructors and various Semper Fit programs to uphold the Corps’ physical fitness standards.
    Sgt. Jared Skelley is the Force Fitness instructor with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Skelley specializes in creating workout routines for individual Marines focusing on functional planes of motion, combat readiness and injury prevention.