POTD: US Marines Execute Immediate Action Drills Exercise Platinum Ren 2019

    U.S. Marines, Norwegian Coastal Ranger Commando Execute Immediate Action Drills Platinum Ren 2019

    Today’s POTD features a US Marine with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division taking part in immediate action drills during exercise Platinum Ren at Fort Trondennes, Harstad, Norway, on May 13, 2019. Exercise Platinum Ren is a theater security cooperation training evolution held with the Norwegian KJK to sustain mission essential tasks in harsh operating environments and strengthen coalition partnerships. This Marine has an M4A1 with some added rail space, and a handstop for added C-clamping) ahead of his front sight. He’s also running an ELCAN Specter and a KAC QDSS NT4 suppressor. (Photo by Sgt. Tayler P. Schwamb/USMC)