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The Marine Corps Protection Community, which includes the provost marshal office (PMO), law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency managers, works daily to protect and prepare the Marine Corps Community at large. Discover articles about training, exercises, and other events happening throughout the year at Marine Corps Installations worldwide. 

 

U.S. Marine Corps military police officers with the Provost Marshal’s Office, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, detain a trespasser during a flight line breach training as part of exercise Resolute Response on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, April 1, 2024. The exercise is a two-week training event to test base defenses through the enhanced response of the MCAS Futenma Emergency Operations Center. An EOC provides a commanding officer with single point command and control of installation facilities, resources, and support functions during an emergency in order to maintain situational awareness and support timely decision-making. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brody Robertson) - U.S. Marine Corps military police officers with the Provost Marshal’s Office, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, detain a trespasser during a flight line breach training as part of exercise Resolute Response on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, April 1, 2024. The exercise is a two-week training event to test base defenses through the enhanced response of the MCAS Futenma Emergency Operations Center. An EOC provides a commanding officer with single point command and control of installation facilities, resources, and support functions during an emergency in order to maintain situational awareness and support timely decision-making. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brody Robertson)

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, unload equipment from a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in preparation to transport Department of Social Welfare and Development family food packs at Villamor Airbase, Philippines, Feb. 11, 2024. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, the U.S. Marines of III Marine Expeditionary Force are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development in providing foreign humanitarian assistance to the ongoing disaster relief mission in Mindanao. The forward presence and ready posture of III MEF assets in the region facilitated rapid and effective response to crisis, demonstrating the U.S.’s commitment to Allies and partners during times of need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Savannah Mesimer) - U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, unload equipment from a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in preparation to transport Department of Social Welfare and Development family food packs at Villamor Airbase, Philippines, Feb. 11, 2024. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, the U.S. Marines of III Marine Expeditionary Force are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development in providing foreign humanitarian assistance to the ongoing disaster relief mission in Mindanao. The forward presence and ready posture of III MEF assets in the region facilitated rapid and effective response to crisis, demonstrating the U.S.’s commitment to Allies and partners during times of need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Savannah Mesimer)

U.S. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force board a CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) in support of Exercise Steel Knight 23.2 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 2, 2023. The MCCRE is conducted before deployment, consisting of a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise, high altitude aerial refueling, aviation delivered ground refueling, external lift exercises. Steel Knight 23.2 is a three-phase exercise designed to train I Marine Expeditionary Force in the planning, deployment and command and control of a joint force against a peer or near-peer maneuver capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Rush) - U.S. Marines with I Marine Expeditionary Force board a CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation (MCCRE) in support of Exercise Steel Knight 23.2 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 2, 2023. The MCCRE is conducted before deployment, consisting of a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise, high altitude aerial refueling, aviation delivered ground refueling, external lift exercises. Steel Knight 23.2 is a three-phase exercise designed to train I Marine Expeditionary Force in the planning, deployment and command and control of a joint force against a peer or near-peer maneuver capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Rush)

Students and faculty with Korea National Defense University pose for a group photo with U.S. Marine Corps Col. William Pacatte, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, during a tour on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 13, 2023. MCAS Futenma recently hosted students from the Korea National Defense University, highlighting the base's role in international cooperation and regional security. This visit emphasized the significance of the alliance between South Korea and the U.S. in preserving peace in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan A. Beauchamp) - Students and faculty with Korea National Defense University pose for a group photo with U.S. Marine Corps Col. William Pacatte, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, during a tour on MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 13, 2023. MCAS Futenma recently hosted students from the Korea National Defense University, highlighting the base's role in international cooperation and regional security. This visit emphasized the significance of the alliance between South Korea and the U.S. in preserving peace in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan A. Beauchamp)