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A Marine reaches for a weapon while grappling another Marine during Marine Special Operations Advisor Group?s 12-day light-infantry tactics training package at Mike Bravo training area here, from Aug. 20 until Friday. The training is part of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command?s continuous preparation for Foreign Internal Defense missions. Forty Marines with MSOAG?s six-month student pipeline conducted day and night raid operations, combat patrols, ambushes, assaults and a combination of movement and live-fire exercises. They also learned various knife and baton combat techniques to help them in close-combat situations. - A Marine reaches for a weapon while grappling another Marine during Marine Special Operations Advisor Group?s 12-day light-infantry tactics training package at Mike Bravo training area here, from Aug. 20 until Friday. The training is part of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command?s continuous preparation for Foreign Internal Defense missions. Forty Marines with MSOAG?s six-month student pipeline conducted day and night raid operations, combat patrols, ambushes, assaults and a combination of movement and live-fire exercises. They also learned various knife and baton combat techniques to help them in close-combat situations.

Staff Sgt. Anthony Merchant a drill instructor with Platoon 3064, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reads Cpl. Jason Dunham's Medal of Honor citation to his recruits, after the warrior's station Dunham's Defense dedication ceremony Aug. 16 aboard Parris Island. At Dunham's Defense, recruits will read Dunham's Medal of Honor citation, and then perform ground-fighting techniques taught throughout the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. These techniques will reflect those Dunham used to defend himself and his fellow Marines on the day which led to his nomination for the Medal of Honor. - Staff Sgt. Anthony Merchant a drill instructor with Platoon 3064, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, reads Cpl. Jason Dunham's Medal of Honor citation to his recruits, after the warrior's station Dunham's Defense dedication ceremony Aug. 16 aboard Parris Island. At Dunham's Defense, recruits will read Dunham's Medal of Honor citation, and then perform ground-fighting techniques taught throughout the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. These techniques will reflect those Dunham used to defend himself and his fellow Marines on the day which led to his nomination for the Medal of Honor.

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