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U.S. Marines and Sailors with 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division participated in Exercise Rolling Thunder 21.2 from April 19-29 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Rolling Thunder is a live-fire exercise that takes place in a dynamic scenario where Marines employed distributed fires through Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations.

This iteration of the exercise has unique components that affected every subordinate unit in 10th Marine Regiment. This is the first time the Regiment was able to conduct fire missions with High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems. This weapon system gives the Marine Corps a competitive edge against peer threats by providing longer-range and more precise fires capabilities than what is usually scene from the M777 Howitzer. HIMARS has been in use with 1st and 3rd Marine Division, but 10th Marines was able to temporarily acquire this system for Rolling Thunder 21.2, which allowed them to…

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