U.S. Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, discuss their plan prior to an operation during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, on October 31, 2018. Trident Juncture 18 demonstrates the II Marine Expeditionary Forces’ ability to deploy, employ, and redeploy the Marine Air Ground Task Force while improving interoperability with allies and partner nations. Trident Juncture 18 was the largest NATO exercise since the end of the Cold War. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Camila Melendez)