Integrated Task Force AAV Platoon take aim on gunnery skills Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Amphibious Assault Vehicle Platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted a live-fire exercise at Range SR-10 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 20, 2015.

Integrated Task Force engineers blow through obstacles Fri, 16 Jan 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Engineer Platoon, Headquarters and Service Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted hasty breaching training at Engineer Training Area 2 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 15-16, 2015.

Integrated Task Force infantry Marines conduct grenadier training Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:02:39 GMT
On a morning where Camp Lejeune residents were issued a winter weather advisory, infantry Marines of Company A, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, bundled their bodies with warming layers and endured the freezing rain as they conducted grenadier training in the Verona Loop Training area, Jan. 14, 2015.  While the training focused on the

Integrated Task Force Tank Platoon unleashes firepower Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:43:00 GMT
In the pouring rain and gusty winds with temperatures as low as 39 degrees, Marines kept warm in 70-tons of steel as they lit up targets on Range SR-10 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Jan. 13, 2015.  Marines with Tank Platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted live-fire gunnery training in

Integrated Task Force artillery Marines fire for effect Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Battery A, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted a multitude of fire missions during a field exercise at Range GP 7 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 2014.  The battery was firing on targets up to 5,000 kilometers away, with each Marine rotating through the different roles in an artillery

Integrated Task Force infantry Marines execute first collective skills exercise Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Company A, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, put their training to the test during their first fire team-level collective skills exercise at Range K509 Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 16, 2014.

Integrated Task Force Marines drive home M27 IAR 101 Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:57:00 GMT
Marines with Company A,Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, embarked onto amphibious assaultvehicles from Company B, GCEITF, and splashed across the New River en route tothe Verona Loop training area, Dec. 2, 2014.   As the Marines reached land and disembarked from theAAVs, they continued on foot to their intended range, where they

Integrated Task Force Engineer Platoon blows away assault breaching exercise Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Engineer Platoon, Headquarters and Service Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted an assault breaching exercise at Engineer Training Area 2 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 3, 2014.

Integrated Task Force research monitors oversee training Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:35:00 GMT
Of the more than 600 Marines and Sailors assigned to the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, at least half are volunteers and therefore officially classified as “human research subjects.” With that special classification comes an increased responsibility for oversight of the training the volunteer Marines participate in.

Integrated Task Force Marines build camaraderie, strength during hike Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:00 GMT
Marines and sailors with the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force stepped off for a task force-wide combat conditioning hike aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in the early hours of Nov. 21, 2014.

Secretary of Defense visits Integrated Task Force Marines Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:08:00 GMT
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited Marines with the Anti-Armor Section, Weapons Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force during a Mk-153 shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon (SMAW) live-fire at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 18, 2014. Marines with Anti-Armor Section were conducting a four-day SMAW

Integrated Task Force supported by researchers, corpsmen Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:35:00 GMT
Owing to its status as a detailed research project, the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force carries a more robust medical capability than most units in the Marine Corps. The Task Force Aid Station, University of Pittsburgh researchers and the unit’s athletic trainer each play a key role in keeping Marines and sailors physically prepared for the rigors of their broad training.

Integrated Task Force Tank Platoon rolls out Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with Tank Platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted a three-day field training exercise at Landing Zone Hawk aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 12-14.

Integrated Task Force Marines get hands-on with AAVs Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Marines with the Assault Amphibious Vehicle platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted a series of exercises at Landing Zone Falcon aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 12, 2014.

Integrated Task Force Artillery Marines send first rounds downrange Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:53:00 GMT
As the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force Marines pave the way forward, live-fire training serves as a vital aspect of weaponry familiarization. Marines of Battery A, GCEITF, sent the first rounds down range during a live-fire artillery shoot with the M777A2 Lightweight Howitzer at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Oct.

Pendleton residents save energy in housing Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:30:03 GMT
The Department of Defense has made energy conservation a main focus over the last several years, with one program specifically affecting the residents on Camp Pendleton called the Resident Energy Conservation Program. This program’s goal is to encourage energy conservation and reduce electricity costs in more than 7,500 housing units in 20 areas on

Marines, Sailors Hit the Beaches Ready to Roll Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:22:00 GMT
Marines with 1st Transportation Support Battalion and Marine Wing Support Squadron 373, along with Sailors assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 and Beach Master Unit 1, participated in ship-to-shore drills during exercise Pacific Horizon 2015 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct.23. PH 15 is a scenario driven, simulation supported crisis response

Special Reaction Team trains critical skills Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:00:00 GMT
The Camp Pendleton Provost Marshal Office’s Special Reaction Team conducted live-fire training at Range 300, Oct. 23.  The team handled several weapon systems to include shotguns, rifles and pistols. The weapons they fired are used in critical operations, including hostage situations, breaching structures and unconventional weapons handling. The

31st MEU Marine goes back to his amphibious roots on the USS Peleliu Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:51:00 GMT
U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Sy Poggemeyer knew how to get around an amphibious assault ship at the age of four.   “I remember going to my dad’s stateroom, thinking that it was really big. I jumped on his bed; he had the Nintendo [Entertainment System] set up, so there we were, playing the old Mario Bros. game with my dad,” said Poggemeyer, radio

Exercise program a big HITT with Marines aboard Miramar Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:37:04 GMT
Marines with Aircraft Recovery, a unit within Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), took part in a High Intensity Tactical Training workout at the HITT Center aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Oct. 22.

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