Marines Conduct Urban Training on Fort Pickett, Va.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Aaron Edwards, right, and Marine Pvt. Perry Hill practice clearing a room during urban tactics training, part of the Realistic Urban Training exercise, on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013. Edwards, a grenadier, and Hill, a rifleman, are assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Aponte, foreground, prepares to clear a room as Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ryan Dagostino provides security during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013. Aponte, a rifleman, and Dagostino, a grenadier, are assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpls. Cody Lewis, left, and Andreau Miller run to support their squad during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013. Lewis and Miller, assaultmen, are assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew Holcomb provides security from a window as his squad clears a building during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013.  Holcomb, an assaultman, is assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marines provide cover fire as Marines carry a simulated casualty to medical aid while conducting a platoon-sized raid on a simulated town during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 31, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Some Marines provide cover fire as others carry a simulated casualty to medical aid while conducting a platoon-sized raid on a simulated town during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 31, 2013. The Marines, assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, practiced fire team and squad-level room and building clearings before progressing to the raids on the town. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Will Harper yells for support while conducting a platoon-sized raid on a simulated town during urban tactics training as part of the Realistic Urban Training exercise on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013. Harper, a fire team leader, is assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard
  • Marine Corps Cpl. David Rodriguez, left, climbs through a hole in a wall as his fire team clears a building while conducting a platoon-sized raid on a simulated town during urban tactics training on Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 30, 2013. Rodriguez, a fire team leader, is assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard