2013 Year in Photos (June) (On Target)

Honoring the Fallen

Members of 3rd Marine Regiment form up in front of the pedestal where 119 names of fallen heroes of 3rd Marines were called on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 6, 2013. Marines and sailors wearing black shirts ran up to the pedestal and hung their fallen service member's dog tags. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Bragg/Released)

Members of 3rd Marine Regiment form up in front of the pedestal where 119 names of fallen heroes of 3rd Marines were called on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, June 6, 2013. Marines and sailors wearing black shirts ran up to the pedestal and hung their fallen service member’s dog tags. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Bragg/Released)

Operation Nightmare

Soldiers with Afghan National Security Forces alongside U.S. Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Regimental Combat Team 7, provide security during Operation Nightmare in Nowzad, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. Operation Nightmare was a clearing operation led by Afghan National Security Forces and supported by the Marines of 2/8. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kowshon Ye/Released)

Soldiers with Afghan National Security Forces alongside U.S. Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines (2/8), Regimental Combat Team 7, provide security during Operation Nightmare in Nowzad, Afghanistan, June 6, 2013. Operation Nightmare was a clearing operation led by Afghan National Security Forces and supported by the Marines of 2/8. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kowshon Ye/Released)

Sea Wings

A Marine from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) dives during a swim call near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) upon conclusion of Exercise Eager Lion. Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region by responding to realistic, modern-day security scenarios. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Corbin J. Shea/Released)

A Marine from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) dives during a swim call near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) upon conclusion of Exercise Eager Lion. Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region by responding to realistic, modern-day security scenarios. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Corbin J. Shea/Released)

Dawn Blitz

Cpl. Barrett Helzer from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division kneels next to Canadian soldier Pvt. Alexandre Douville from Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Land Force Quebec Area as he fires an 84mm high explosive anti-tank round from a Carl Gustav recoiless rifle while conducting live fire and maneuver drills during Dawn Blitz 2013 on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 15, 2013. Dawn Blitz 2013, a multinational amphibious exercise, promotes interoperability between the Navy and Marine Corps and coalition partners, June 11-28. Participating countries include Canada, Japan, New Zealand and military observers from seven countries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal/Released)

Cpl. Barrett Helzer from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division kneels next to Canadian soldier Pvt. Alexandre Douville from Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Land Force Quebec Area as he fires an 84mm high explosive anti-tank round from a Carl Gustav recoiless rifle while conducting live fire and maneuver drills during Dawn Blitz 2013 on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 15, 2013. Dawn Blitz 2013, a multinational amphibious exercise, promotes interoperability between the Navy and Marine Corps and coalition partners, June 11-28. Participating countries include Canada, Japan, New Zealand and military observers from seven countries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal/Released)

Marine Corps Potpourri

Lance Cpl. Stephen Lilly, administrative specialist with Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, removes his M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask during the battalion's training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 25, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. James Mast/Released)

Lance Cpl. Stephen Lilly, administrative specialist with Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, removes his M50 Joint Service General Purpose Mask during the battalion’s training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 25, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. James Mast/Released)

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2013 Year in Photos (June) (On Target)