Wednesday, September 25, 2013

UPCOV, unknown platoon, company, or volunteers from 2LAR are in Romania getting some training

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania - Marines assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 14, from the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion and Airmen with the 352nd Special Operations Group, joined forces for C-130 training at the airfield in Mihail Kogalniceanu, Romania, Sept. 12th.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Lance Cpl. Taylor Janis, Echo Company, 4thLAR, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

 Lance Cpl. Taylor Janis, a light-armored vehicle crewman with Co. E, 4th Light-Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, is pinned by his company commander at an awards ceremony, Sept. 14, 2013. Janis was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for saving an 8-year-old boy from a crashed car accident in March. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tiffany Edwards)

 Lance Cpl. Taylor Janis risked his life to pull an 8-year-old boy named Matthew from a badly damaged vehicle. 
 in a head-on collision that claimed the lives of the boy’s mother, brother and a family friend, in addition to putting his 2-year-old sister in critical condition.

For his heroic actions, Janis was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Sept. 14 at his unit’s drill center in Syracuse, N.Y.

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Saturday, September 14, 2013

2LAR War Pig on Lejeune firing line

 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion,  during annual gunnery qualification training Sept. 3, 2013 at training range SR-7 aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C photo. Pfc. Jose Mendez Jr.
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Lance Corporal Michael Cerbo, 2LAR

Lance Corporal Michael Cerbo, a mortorman with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Alpha Company, 1st platoon and Rochelle Park, NJ  executes a left hand punch during Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training aboard Mihail Kogalniceanu, Romania, Sept. 10th. photo Lance Cpl. Krista James

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


 September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of four commercial airliners (two Boeing 757 and two Boeing 767) en route to California (three headed to LAX in Los Angeles, and one to San Francisco) after takeoffs from Boston, Massachusetts;Newark, New Jersey; and Washington, D.C.[4] Large planes with long flights were intentionally selected for hijacking because they would be heavily fueled.[5

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Charlie Co, 2 LAR on Raid Course

Thanks to a reader, Charlie Company,Two LAR was the phantom unit light armored reconnaissance company that completed the motorized raid course at Lejune, Aug. 22, 2013.  

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

20 Unidentified War Pigs from Unknown LAR Unit complete motorized raid course

"Approximately 120 Marines in more than 20 light armored vehicles (LAVs) worked alongside Alpha Co., BLT 1/6, during the weeklong field exercise." This is Pfc. Connor Lowry, {Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU),} a light armored reconnaissance company scout from a mystery war pig unit  more:
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Monday, September 02, 2013

War Pigs Down Under, mate

Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles with Weapons Co., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, on a 379 mile push into the Australian outback  Aug. Cpl. Dominic E. Ferguson
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