POTD: U.S. & Swedish Marines in Exercise Archipelago Endeavor

    Exercise Archipelago Endeavor

    In today’s Photo Of The Day, we offer an experience from Exercise Archipelago Endeavor. Above you see a Swedish Marine with the 204th Rifle Company, 2nd Marine Battalion, 1st Swedish Marine Regiment, providing security aboard a Combat Boat 90 near Berga Naval Base, Sweden, September 2021.

    Below: A Swedish Marine with the 1st Swedish Marine Regiment guides a Combat Boat 90 as it lands on an island.

    Exercise Archipelago Endeavor was a multi-domain, field training exercise that focuses on regional engagements by conducting partnered, limited-scale maritime raids, and military-to-military collaboration and strengthens operational capabilities and strategic cooperation between the U.S. Marine Corps and Swedish Armed Forces.

    Below a U.S. Marine with the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment provides security near a Combat Boat 90 during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor near Berga Naval Base, Sweden.

    U.S. Marine Corps Col. Jeffrey Kenney, left, commanding officer of 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, and Swedish Marine Lieutenant Col. Joakim Kindahl, deputy commander of the 1st Swedish Marine Regiment, observe a Combat Boat 90 land ashore during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor on Berga Naval Base, Sweden.

    Photo Source: U.S. Marine Corps, photos by 1st Lt. Paul Ortiz