July 2017 - U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire 81-mm mortars during a combined joint live-fire exercise as part of Talisman Saber 2017 on Townshend Island, Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia.
U.S. Marines with the 31st MEU and service members with the Australian Defence Forces joined the CJLFX to sharpen interoperability as part of Talisman Saber 2017.
The 31st MEU is taking part in Talisman Saber 2017 while deployed on a regularly-scheduled patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Talisman Saber is a biennial exercise designed to improve the interoperability between Australian and U.S. forces.
U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Staff Sgt. T. T. Parish Video edited by USA Patriotism!