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U.S. Marine Corps Capt Westley, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade stands next to Italian San Marco marine LT Niccolo Sammartino pose for a photo during exercise Cold Response '22 on March 31, 2022 in the Norwegian Sea. Exercise Cold Response '22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allied nations and regional partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt Shawn P. Coover) - U.S. Marine Corps Capt Westley, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade stands next to Italian San Marco marine LT Niccolo Sammartino pose for a photo during exercise Cold Response '22 on March 31, 2022 in the Norwegian Sea. Exercise Cold Response '22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allied nations and regional partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt Shawn P. Coover)

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared Curtis (left), and Lance Cpl. Dylan Shawver, guard force sentries with 2d Marine Expeditionary Support Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose with a portable handset enabled with PacStar Radio over Internet Protocol (RoIP) during Exercise Cold Response 2022, Bodo, Norway, March 9, 2022. PacStar RoIP is a critical communication capability which enables instantaneous and simultaneous two-way radio communication using local and worldwide internet networks. Exercise Cold Response '22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization allied nations and regional partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Megan Roses) - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared Curtis (left), and Lance Cpl. Dylan Shawver, guard force sentries with 2d Marine Expeditionary Support Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose with a portable handset enabled with PacStar Radio over Internet Protocol (RoIP) during Exercise Cold Response 2022, Bodo, Norway, March 9, 2022. PacStar RoIP is a critical communication capability which enables instantaneous and simultaneous two-way radio communication using local and worldwide internet networks. Exercise Cold Response '22 is a biennial Norwegian national readiness and defense exercise that takes place across Norway, with participation from each of its military services, as well as from 26 additional North Atlantic Treaty Organization allied nations and regional partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Megan Roses)

U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose for a group picture with Sailors with Expeditionary Strike Group Two, U.S. 2nd Fleet, after a Naval Warfighting Symposium on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 5, 2021. This event was an opportunity to bring together both 1-star commands and provide a venue to gain a better understanding of one another's capabilities. During the symposium, Marines and Sailors conducted integrated briefings relating to their roles in an integrated environment or on how they could move towards that common ground. To go further in immersing the service members, discussion groups were held after the briefing to have a more personal conversation amongst peers from their respective operational areas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres/Automation) - U.S. Marines with 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, II Marine Expeditionary Force, pose for a group picture with Sailors with Expeditionary Strike Group Two, U.S. 2nd Fleet, after a Naval Warfighting Symposium on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 5, 2021. This event was an opportunity to bring together both 1-star commands and provide a venue to gain a better understanding of one another's capabilities. During the symposium, Marines and Sailors conducted integrated briefings relating to their roles in an integrated environment or on how they could move towards that common ground. To go further in immersing the service members, discussion groups were held after the briefing to have a more personal conversation amongst peers from their respective operational areas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres/Automation)

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares to take off during an Initial Response Team (IRT) fly-away drill on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 14, 2021. An IRT with 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB)took off from Camp Lejeune to Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue to simulate a forward theater deployment to establish a command and control communication node for 2nd MEB. 2nd MEB’s training and education creates a deployable force prepared to move on a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres) - A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares to take off during an Initial Response Team (IRT) fly-away drill on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 14, 2021. An IRT with 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (2nd MEB)took off from Camp Lejeune to Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue to simulate a forward theater deployment to establish a command and control communication node for 2nd MEB. 2nd MEB’s training and education creates a deployable force prepared to move on a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jesus Sepulveda Torres)

Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commanding general, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (left) and Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 (right) conduct a commander’s update brief aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during Exercise Baltic Operations 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theodore Green) - Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, commanding general, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (left) and Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 (right) conduct a commander’s update brief aboard the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during Exercise Baltic Operations 2019. BALTOPS is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, marking the 47th year of one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theodore Green)

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