The commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, greets U. S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher A. Prior, right, field wireman, Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38 (MWCS-38), Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, at Marine Corps Air
RMDGWBXYThe commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos, greets U. S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher A. Prior, right, field wireman, Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38 (MWCS-38), Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, at Marine Corps Air
Marines with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 perform various exercises during their annual Battle Skills Test on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 26, 2019, July 26, 2019. Every Marine must be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment. This event provided Marines an opportunity to physically train and push themselves while building camaraderie within the unit. The annual assessment covers a variety of categories including: basic infantry skills, first aid, communications, history, leadership, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Being proficient in these skills ensu
RMW55D1KMarines with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 perform various exercises during their annual Battle Skills Test on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 26, 2019, July 26, 2019. Every Marine must be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment. This event provided Marines an opportunity to physically train and push themselves while building camaraderie within the unit. The annual assessment covers a variety of categories including: basic infantry skills, first aid, communications, history, leadership, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Being proficient in these skills ensu
Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill. (Mar. 13, 2003) -- Naval Station Great Lakes Ill.  -    U.S. Marine Reservist Sgt. Jim Raap, assigned to Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48 (MWCS-48), headquartered with the Marine Air Control Group 48 (MACG-48) at the Philip H. Sheridan Reserve Center, Highwood, Ill., comforts his girlfriend prior to boarding a chartered flight bound for the Central Command area of responsibility (AOR) in the Arabian Gulf region. Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48's [MWCS-48] mission is to provide communications for the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Command and Control Syste
RMHFEGEANaval Station Great Lakes, Ill. (Mar. 13, 2003) -- Naval Station Great Lakes Ill. - U.S. Marine Reservist Sgt. Jim Raap, assigned to Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48 (MWCS-48), headquartered with the Marine Air Control Group 48 (MACG-48) at the Philip H. Sheridan Reserve Center, Highwood, Ill., comforts his girlfriend prior to boarding a chartered flight bound for the Central Command area of responsibility (AOR) in the Arabian Gulf region. Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48's [MWCS-48] mission is to provide communications for the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Command and Control Syste
A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk with 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadron, lands on the airfield during exercise Beverly High 20-1 at Ie Shima airfield, Japan on Oct. 21, 2019. The exercise was an integration of Marines and Airmen designed to rehearse combat employment of rescue forces to an austere location and establish communications in any environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kallahan Morris)
RM2A69KXBA U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk with 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadron, lands on the airfield during exercise Beverly High 20-1 at Ie Shima airfield, Japan on Oct. 21, 2019. The exercise was an integration of Marines and Airmen designed to rehearse combat employment of rescue forces to an austere location and establish communications in any environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kallahan Morris)
An M67 fragmentation grenade explodes on Range 111 during Back in the Saddle training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 7. Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 threw these grenades and also shot other weapons systems during the training. MWCS-38 gets 'back to basics' with Back in the Saddle training 150112-M-RB277-006
RMHF2REXAn M67 fragmentation grenade explodes on Range 111 during Back in the Saddle training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 7. Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 threw these grenades and also shot other weapons systems during the training. MWCS-38 gets 'back to basics' with Back in the Saddle training 150112-M-RB277-006
Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 48 sprint uphill during a field training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., June 18.  From June 14 to 18, MWCS-48 Marines conducted a field exercise using organic, terrestrial and satellite communications capabilities to maintain contact with an aviation combat element, teaching and sustaining their proficiency in setting up and maintaining communication equipment.
RMPH7Y98Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 48 sprint uphill during a field training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., June 18. From June 14 to 18, MWCS-48 Marines conducted a field exercise using organic, terrestrial and satellite communications capabilities to maintain contact with an aviation combat element, teaching and sustaining their proficiency in setting up and maintaining communication equipment.
Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 wear their gas masks during a six-mile hike through the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 14, as part of an annual birthday tradition. The Marine of MWCS-38 practiced their readiness for chemical biological radiological neurological defense while on the hike. Marines of MWCS-38 use training to help celebrate birthday 141117-M-RB277-004
RMHF2N7WMarines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 wear their gas masks during a six-mile hike through the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 14, as part of an annual birthday tradition. The Marine of MWCS-38 practiced their readiness for chemical biological radiological neurological defense while on the hike. Marines of MWCS-38 use training to help celebrate birthday 141117-M-RB277-004
The 35th commandant and first lady of the Marine Corps, General and Mrs. James F. Amos, greet Sgt. Christopher A. Prior, right,
RMDGWCMHThe 35th commandant and first lady of the Marine Corps, General and Mrs. James F. Amos, greet Sgt. Christopher A. Prior, right,
A Marine with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 assembles a radio during the annual Battle Skills Test on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 26, 2019, July 26, 2019. This event provided Marines an opportunity to physically train and push themselves while building camaraderie within the unit. The annual assessment covers a variety of categories including: basic infantry skills, first aid, communications, history, leadership, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Being proficient in these skills ensures that Marines are ready to fight and win no matter the clime or place. (U.S. Marine Corps
RMW556NKA Marine with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 assembles a radio during the annual Battle Skills Test on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 26, 2019, July 26, 2019. This event provided Marines an opportunity to physically train and push themselves while building camaraderie within the unit. The annual assessment covers a variety of categories including: basic infantry skills, first aid, communications, history, leadership, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Being proficient in these skills ensures that Marines are ready to fight and win no matter the clime or place. (U.S. Marine Corps
Senior Airman Jevon Bell, 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron tactical communication technician, constructs an antenna in preparation for the Carbonite Archer exercise at Marine Corp Air Station, Calif., Nov. 1, 2014. Carbonite Archer is the fourth quarter emergency deployment readiness exercise for the 1st Special Operations Wing. The focus is to exercise our ability to deploy aircraft and personnel and to stand-up warlike capability anywhere in the world. Senior Airman Christopher Callaway
RMEG2CTPSenior Airman Jevon Bell, 1st Special Operations Communications Squadron tactical communication technician, constructs an antenna in preparation for the Carbonite Archer exercise at Marine Corp Air Station, Calif., Nov. 1, 2014. Carbonite Archer is the fourth quarter emergency deployment readiness exercise for the 1st Special Operations Wing. The focus is to exercise our ability to deploy aircraft and personnel and to stand-up warlike capability anywhere in the world. Senior Airman Christopher Callaway
U.S. Airmen with 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadron, off-load equipment from a C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Beverly High 20-1 at Ie Shima airfield, Japan on Oct. 21, 2019. The exercise was an integration of Marines and Airmen designed to rehearse combat employment of rescue forces to an austere location and establish communications in any environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kallahan Morris)
RM2A69KXHU.S. Airmen with 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadron, off-load equipment from a C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Beverly High 20-1 at Ie Shima airfield, Japan on Oct. 21, 2019. The exercise was an integration of Marines and Airmen designed to rehearse combat employment of rescue forces to an austere location and establish communications in any environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kallahan Morris)
Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 conducts a six-mile hike through the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 14, as part of an annual birthday tradition. Marines also used it as a time to also conduct classes ranging from chemical biological radiological neurological defense to domestic and child abuse awareness training. Marines of MWCS-38 use training to help celebrate birthday 141117-M-RB277-001
RMHF2N7RMarines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 38 conducts a six-mile hike through the east side of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 14, as part of an annual birthday tradition. Marines also used it as a time to also conduct classes ranging from chemical biological radiological neurological defense to domestic and child abuse awareness training. Marines of MWCS-38 use training to help celebrate birthday 141117-M-RB277-001