The U.S. Marines are all about action, as well as displaying honor, courage, and commitment in everything they do. Whether their duty entails soaring through the air at mach speed or slogging through ocean water in full gear, the Marines approach their tasks fully committed to preserving the freedoms that many Americans enjoy.
The official U.S. Marine Corps Flickr account has many stunning photos of the Marines hard at work, doing what they do like no one else. Here are 12 unbelievable photos of U.S. Marines in action. Take a look, and allow yourself to be inspired.
12. Stormy Seas
Braving the raging seas is part of the job for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. This group of Marines is taking part in a training exercise from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter. It’s not often that a helicopter gets this close to the water.
11. Just Hanging Out
These Marines are perfecting their rappelling and fast-roping skills while on the USS Bataan. The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit needs to be at the top of its game when it comes to working the U.S. Crisis Response forces in the U.S. 6th Fleet area.
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