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U.S. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare for Realistic Urban Training Exercise 23.1, or RUTEX, on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, Jan. 6 - 20, 2023. RUTEX is an annual training exercise designed to improve the 31st MEU's Maritime Raid Force for any mission. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Dylon Grasso)
A pay raise is coming in 2023 for Marines as part of the annual defense authorization bill. Marines can expect to see a 4.6% increase to their base pay and an 11%increase to their BAS. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Oneg Plisner)
Marines take part in Exercise Steel Knight 23, challenging the 1st Marine Division's capabilities in warfighting, command and control, and refine the unit's partnership with the U.S. Navy. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Mellizza Bonjoc)
Every October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Marines are reinforcing the importance of cyber security. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Alexis French)
Marines remember and reflect on two iconic battles that took place in the month of September, the Battle of Chapultepec and the Battle of Inchon. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Brian Stippey)
The Marine Corps is launching Project Tripoli in 2023. Project Tripoli is a live constructive training environment that will provide more efficient and effective training. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Brian A. Stippey)
Marines attend the 42nd annual Modern Day Marine expo from May 10th to the 12th in Washington D.C. The event exhibited some of the latest developments in warfighting technology. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Kenny Nunez)
13th MEU practice humanitarian assistance, disaster relief in Sri Lanka
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