A U.S. Marine made history recently when she became the first ever female to graduate the Scout Swimmer Course.
Marines with the Special Reaction Team, Provost Marshall’s Office, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, executed training on fire, movement and breaching techniques at the base Dec. 11, 2020. SRT Marines are military police officers trained in responding to hostage situations, active shooters and barricaded suspects. “Our primary mission as the Special Reaction Team requires us to handle all the sorts of calls too erratic for your average military police officer” said Sgt. Marcus L. Edwards, SRT commander. “PMO is always a first response to emergencies. We act as a secondary reaction force in any incidents of suspected terrorism, active shooters or in the case that a suspect is barricaded in place.”...
MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, California – Marines and sailors from around the Marine Corps participated in Service Level Training Exercise 2-21 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, throughout January and February 2021.