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<br /> HOOKIN’ & JABBIN’ > 24 THE HEAT IS ON > 34<br /> TM<br /> the corps’ official magazine www.marines.mil | Jan.feB.mar 2011<br /> U.S. MARINES<br /> SPARTANS<br /> ROMANS<br /> MAYANS<br /> AZTECS<br /> GOTHS<br /> HUNS<br /> APACHE<br /> MACEDONIANS<br /> ZULUS<br /> MONGOLS<br /> TEMPLARS<br /> KNIGHTS<br /> SAMURAIS<br /> CELTS<br /> ATHENIANS<br /> ZANDE<br /> SIOUX<br /> NINJAS<br /> RAJPUT<br /> semper fidelis<br /> THe CorPs’ oFFICIAl MAgAzINe<br /> JANUArY FeBrUArY MArCH 2011<br /> Vol.40 | No.1<br /> www.marines.mil/marines<br /> CoMMANDANT oF THe MArINe CorPs<br /> Gen. James F. amos<br /> sergeANT MAJor oF THe MArINe CorPs<br /> Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett<br /> MaRINe CORPS NewS<br /> eDITor–IN–CHIeF<br /> lt. Col. Greg Reeder<br /> MANAgINg eDITor<br /> Gunnery Sgt. Robert Piper<br /> eDITor<br /> Sgt. Michael S. Cifu<a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=1"> HOOKIN’ & JABBIN’ > 24 THE HEAT IS ON > 34 TM </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=2"> THe CorPs’ oFFICIAl MAgAzINe JANUArY FeBrUArY M</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=3"> gouge JAN.FeB.MAr 2011 Vol.40 | No.1 | WWW.MAr</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=4"> gouge Vol.40 | No.1 | WWW.MArINes.MIl JAN.FeB.</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=5"> sound off From the Editor A TiME TO </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=6"> 04 www.Marines.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=7"> FREE FALLING Marines from 4th Reconnaissance Comp</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=8"> SKY’S THE LIMIT An F-35B test aircraft completed </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=9"> Jan.FeB.Mar 2011 07</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=10"> scuttlebutt </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=11"> gEAR pAck, fly, deliver & win INTERNALLy TRANS</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=12"> get some lance cpl. Sarah anderSon Readyto KNE</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=13"> J ust as Marines make ready for war, fighters prep</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=14"> get some rETirED SGT. MAJ. MArK GELETKO’S FiG</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=15"> photoS By lance cpl. Sarah anderSon DOMiNiC WATE</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=16"> portrait & profile c pl. Dominic Waters liv</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=17"> should marines be worried about the dangers of co</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=18"> Sgt. timothy J. Kidder of U.S. Marine Forces, Ce</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=19"> A PLACE TO TRAIN, FIGHT & COMPETE FOR TH</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=20"> MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CALIF. MARINES </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=21"> Sgt. JiMMy D. Shea “THERE'S A LOT MORE TO BECO</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=22"> hea D. S MMy . Ji Sgt gunnery Sgt. Frank Ollis u</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=23"> lance Cpl. Jered lowe unleashes a fury of powerfu</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=24"> MMA HISTORY 648 B.C. Greeks introduCed tHe sport </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=25"> Top paid mixed marTial arTs fighTers earn around </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=26"> ctivity nSe MeDiA A itzer, DeFe . JeSSicA Sw e St</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=27"> Melissa o. Parker, a former lance corporal from M</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=28"> 26 www.MARiNEs.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=29"> LACK LAND AIR FORCE BASE, TExAS   —  </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=30"> 28 www.MARiNEs.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=31"> Melissa o. Parker lands a devastating jab. BELOW</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=32"> </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=33"> knowleDge test Fight For the Persian Gulf 1.</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=34"> on liberty </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=35"> Black Ops is a bundle of joy filled with explosio</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=36"> on liberty nathan peck, a cyclist, shot-p</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=37"> THE HEAT IS on Wounded Warriors Compete Duri</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=38"> on liberty This is a great opport</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=39"> BELOW // at the sound of the gun, wounded warrior</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=40"> CORPS SHOTS LET’S R</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=41"> cpl. andrew s. aviTT “A lot of units comin</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=42"> 40 www.Marines.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=43"> CS conTinued </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=44"> CS conTinued </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=45"> cpl. ed galo Jan.FeB.Mar 2011 43</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=46"> from the Below: OSH</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=47"> lAncE cpl. GArry J. wElch OSHIMA ISLAND, Japan -</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=48"> cpl. DAnIEl wOODAll 46 www.Marines.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=49"> ftt CONTINUED </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=50"> ftt CONTINUED BAZAAr FrIDAY cOAlItIOn pA</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=51"> Below: sgt. thomas Brown, a squad leader with com</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=52"> unit profile unit profile </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=53"> The Lava Dogs deployed to southern Afghanistan in</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=54"> 52 www.Marines.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=55"> MIRROR IMAGE Marine and navy SEAL sniper students</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=56"> 54 www.Marines.Mil</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=57"> RED DAWN Marines serving with Company L, 3rd Batt</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=58"> BOONDOGGLE LANCE CPL. vANESSA M. AMERICAN HORSE </a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=59"> tailenD charlie Cpl. Anthony Blumenthal, 11th Mar</a> <a title="Vol40 No1_Q1 2011 FirstToFight.pdf page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9d3a8dee?page=60"> </a>