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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 Sgt. Yasmine Huley-Morris, the station station captain of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF), Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, and a native of Virginia, stands in front of a fire truck for a picture at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, June 4, 2024. Huley-Morris recently received the Military Firefighter of the Year award for all military services. The award recognizes the firefighters accomplishments of the preceding year for setting the example of professional activities and career development goals. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dahkareo Pritchett) - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Yasmine Huley-Morris, the station station captain of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF), Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS), Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, and a native of Virginia, stands in front of a fire truck for a picture at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, June 4, 2024. Huley-Morris recently received the Military Firefighter of the Year award for all military services. The award recognizes the firefighters accomplishments of the preceding year for setting the example of professional activities and career development goals. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dahkareo Pritchett)

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the Philippine Marine Corps, Philippine Navy Special Operations Command, and U.S. Marine Corps transport a “Floating Freddy” towards a C-4 charge during underwater unexploded ordnance disposal demolitions off the coast of Caballo Island, Philippines, during Archipelagic Coastal Defense Continuum May 14, 2024. ACDC is a series of bilateral exchanges and training opportunities between U.S. Marines and Philippine Marines aimed at bolstering the Philippine Marine Corps’ Coastal Defense strategy while supporting the modernization efforts of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. This event marked the first time in U.S. Marine Corps EOD history that dive and demolition training on live underwater ordnance was conducted outside the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Dana Beesley) - Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the Philippine Marine Corps, Philippine Navy Special Operations Command, and U.S. Marine Corps transport a “Floating Freddy” towards a C-4 charge during underwater unexploded ordnance disposal demolitions off the coast of Caballo Island, Philippines, during Archipelagic Coastal Defense Continuum May 14, 2024. ACDC is a series of bilateral exchanges and training opportunities between U.S. Marines and Philippine Marines aimed at bolstering the Philippine Marine Corps’ Coastal Defense strategy while supporting the modernization efforts of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. This event marked the first time in U.S. Marine Corps EOD history that dive and demolition training on live underwater ordnance was conducted outside the continental United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Dana Beesley)

Fire inspectors with the fire prevention branch, Marine Corps Installations Pacific Fire and Emergency Services, introduce themselves during fire warden training on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, May 9, 2024. Hosted regularly by MCIPAC F&ES, the fire warden program is designed to provide commands with in-house representatives capable of identifying safety deficiencies on a daily basis. Through their innovation and excellence in fire prevention inspections, community outreach, public education programs and more, MCIPAC F&ES was nominated and selected as the 2023 Department of Defense Fire Prevention Program of the Year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex Fairchild) - Fire inspectors with the fire prevention branch, Marine Corps Installations Pacific Fire and Emergency Services, introduce themselves during fire warden training on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, May 9, 2024. Hosted regularly by MCIPAC F&ES, the fire warden program is designed to provide commands with in-house representatives capable of identifying safety deficiencies on a daily basis. Through their innovation and excellence in fire prevention inspections, community outreach, public education programs and more, MCIPAC F&ES was nominated and selected as the 2023 Department of Defense Fire Prevention Program of the Year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alex Fairchild)

U.S. Sailors with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 24.3 pose for a photo with Papua New Guinea Defence Force members after an en route care orientation at the Air Transport Wing, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, May 8, 2024. The HADR exercise is conducted in coordination with the Papua New Guinea Defence force and U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, with a focus on projecting select role II medical, logistics, and Marine Air-Ground Task Force command and control capabilities off-continent, to validate HADR training and readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Torres) - U.S. Sailors with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 24.3 pose for a photo with Papua New Guinea Defence Force members after an en route care orientation at the Air Transport Wing, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, May 8, 2024. The HADR exercise is conducted in coordination with the Papua New Guinea Defence force and U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, with a focus on projecting select role II medical, logistics, and Marine Air-Ground Task Force command and control capabilities off-continent, to validate HADR training and readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Juan Torres)

Armed Forces of the Philippines Spokesperson Col. Francel Padilla-Taborlupa, speaks on the topic of civil affairs’ role in national defense matters during a Civil-Military Operations subject matter expert exchange as part of Exercise Balikatan 24 at Camp Aguinaldo, Manila, Philippines, April 29, 2024. AFP and U.S. CMO specialists joined together to share the best civil affairs practices and their experiences when military forces were called to support civilian populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and refugee crises. BK 24 is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Pedro Tenorio) - Armed Forces of the Philippines Spokesperson Col. Francel Padilla-Taborlupa, speaks on the topic of civil affairs’ role in national defense matters during a Civil-Military Operations subject matter expert exchange as part of Exercise Balikatan 24 at Camp Aguinaldo, Manila, Philippines, April 29, 2024. AFP and U.S. CMO specialists joined together to share the best civil affairs practices and their experiences when military forces were called to support civilian populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and refugee crises. BK 24 is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Pedro Tenorio)