Battle Rattle

From the Persian Gulf to the Coral Sea: Your Marines around the globe this week

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This week, Marines around the world are battling drug trafficking in Guatemala, training with Dutch, British and Spanish counterparts in western Africa, and providing embassy security in Libya, along with a host of other forward-deployed missions.

Here are the latest available status of forces totals:

Active duty: 195, 231
Selected Marine Corps Reserve: 39, 984
–Reservists on active duty: 2,266

Featured photo of the week: A Marine assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit signs autographs for children at a cultural exchange community service program at Bidau Akadiru-hun school in Dili, Timor-Leste. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Lindahl)

View Marine Corps Times: Marine Corps as of Sept. 16 in a larger map

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