Apr 30, 2015

U.S. Marines with Company A, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, march onto the Brigade Parade Ground for a “Welcome to Country” ceremony April 22 at Robertson Barracks, Palmerston, Australia. Brigadier Mick Ryan, commander, 1st Brigade, Australian Army, Australian Defence Force, spoke about the relationship between the Marines and Australians during the MRF-D deployment, and introduced Marines to aboriginal culture by inviting the Kenbi Dancers to conduct a welcoming performance. MRF-D is the deployment of U.S. Marines to Darwin and the Northern Territory, for approximately six months at a time, where they will conduct exercises and training on a rotational basis with the ADF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kathryn Howard/Released)

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