MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP SMEDLEY D. BUTLER—The Marine Corps Reserve transition team visited several Marine Corps installations throughout Okinawa May 6-10 to inform active-duty Marines about their options to continue serving as members of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve.
CAMP KINSER, Okinawa, Japan—Marines with Electronics Maintenance Company received a new calibration system recently and trained with the equipment April 29 to May 10 at the battalion’s calibration lab on Camp Kinser. Marines depend on their equipment to function properly regardless…
JIPO-RI RANGE, Republic of Korea—“Doc!” has been yelled at the top of the lungs of thousands of Marines from generation after generation in wars fought throughout mountains, cities, trenches, deserts, jungles and in some occasions, training accidents.
MCAS BEAUFORT— The Single Marine and Sailor Program offers single service members opportunities to experience new things outside of their barracks rooms and helps improve moral and camaraderie with one another through trips and activities.
Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. — Shortly after tuition assistance was approved to be reinstated April 8, tuition assistance began being processed again April 15. According to the Marine Administrative Message 203/13 concerning TA, it will be approved retroactively for enrolled…
“Reloading!” shouted members of the Marine Corps Base Quantico Special Response Team as they replaced the magazines in their newly issued .45-caliber pistols. The team, along with Marines from the Weapons Training Battalion at Quantico, participated in New Equipment Training, or…
As of April 8, 2013, the Voluntary Education Tuition Assistance funding is restored within the Marine Corps and new enrollments may begin immediately according to officials from the Marine and Family Programs Division. Tuition Assistance has full funding for the 2013 fiscal year and follows…
Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit have the opportunity to earn an U.S. Navy’s Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, during their 2013 deployment. Within the first two weeks more than 116 Marines have enlisted in the program.
With the recent freeze on the tuition assistance program, many Marines and Sailors aboard the air station are asking the same question, “What are my options to fund my education?” The education office at the Jerry W. Marvel Training and Education Building hosted a seminar Tuesday…
12/3/2012 - Pull-ups will replace the flexed arm hang for female Marines during the physical fitness test, effective Jan. 1st.
More than 300 service members and civilians gathered at the flag-football tournament, which raised more than $19,000 in donations for charities.
Marines and sailors with Mike Battery conducted live-fire training with M777A2 155 mm howitzers and crew-served weapons during Artillery Relocation Training Program.
By checking a box on this form, Pvt. Gallardo elected to be a potential bone marrow donor, setting events into motion that would possibly save the life of a complete stranger.
Marine Veteran, Lance Cpl. Chase Savage joined the Marine Corps in 2003 as an 0311, a rifleman in the infantry whose main reason for joining was due to the tragic events of 9/11.
In December 1947, Maj. Bill Hendricks, United States Marine Corps Reserve, and a group of Marine reservists collected and distributed more than 5,000 toys to children in low income families throughout the city of Los Angeles, thus sparking the idea of the Toy for Tots program.
Marines have a saying amongst each other, “We take care of our own.” But this time, it was more than just lending a fellow marine a few bucks for a haircut.
The Marine Corps is turning 237 years old this year. Marines honor the enriched history of the Corps in many different ways to show their respect for those who came before today’s service members. One officer aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune found a way to honor the service and its fallen…
Future sergeants major gather from all corners of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to attend Corporals Course, a path which molds Marines into better noncommissioned officers.
The amphibious, mechanized rifle company of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s ground combat element conducted a raid with the Timor-Leste Defense Force, as part of Exercise Crocodilo 2012, Oct. 13.
“PHIBLEX 2013 is an opportunity, a venue, and an exchange of professional expertise and technological advancement between the Philippine Navy, Air Force, Army, local government units, defense leaders and our counterparts across borders, the United States Marine Corps.
10/5/2012 - Marines and sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit armed themselves with their M50 field protective masks for a different type of training to prepare for a variety of threats they could encounter during their deployment.
The DoD urges recipients of the 2012 educational grant program to push the envelope in developing programs that ultimately will benefit all military schoolchildren.
10/2/2012 - For the Marine Corps Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Tests, endurance plays a key role in attaining the coveted score of 300. Endurance is what allows Marines to push themselves to the limit to excel.
The September 11th surprise attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi forced the U.S to send a group of highly trained Marines to Tripoli that resulted in the deaths of four Americans and one U.S Ambassador.
9/28/2012 - As the demands of war have evolved, so has training. The Corps is taking a new step in training evolutions and pre-deployment preparation.
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