In Photos - USMC Exercise Bougainville II

June 8, 2019

Bougainville II is the second phase of pre-deployment training conducted by the US Marine Corps 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment in order to enhance unit cohesion and combat readiness.

 

Photos by Lance Cpl. Jacob Wilson, Sgt. Ricky Gomez, Cpl. Brendan Custer.

USMC Capt. Eric Montgomery, a commanding officer, debriefs his troops during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 10, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.

 

In this photo, US Marines can be seen preparing for a dose of compound 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile "CS" gas during Exercise Bougainville II.

 

US Marines with Combat Assault Company conduct demolition breaching tactics as a part of Exercise Bougainville II on Range 9, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.

 

US Marines are pictured here after completion of a platoon-level attack during Exercise Bougainville II. 

 

Marines with Combat Assault Company detonate a Bangalore charge during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 9, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.

 

A US Marine with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, is photographed while firing an M32 grenade launcher during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 10

 

A US Marine puts on his gas mask during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 10, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.

 

A US Marine with Combined Anti-Armor Team, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, can be seen here firing a shoulder-fired Javelin missile during Exercise Bougainville II on Range 20A, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii.

 

USMC Pvt. Michael Hutchison with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, half loads an 81mm mortar round during Exercise Bougainville II.

 

US Marines with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment, fire at targets during a platoon supported attack at Pōhakuloa Training Area.

 

 

 

US Marines Sgt. Joseph Robinson (left), Infantry Squad Leader, and PFC Connor Roper (right), with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment, lead the way after completing a platoon supported range at Pōhakuloa Training Area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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