toys 4 tots
Marines stand post at a volunteer collection box for Toys for Tots at the Joint Holiday Reception aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Dec. 1. Leaders from Camp Lejeune and local community officials were in attendance at the annual reception.
2014 Miramar Air Show Patriots Jet Team
The Patriots Jet Team perform aerial maneuvers during the Marine Corps Community Services sponsored 2014 Air Show aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014. The air show showcases civilian performances and the aerial prowess of the armed forces but also, their appreciation of the civilian community’s support and dedication to the troops.
Silent Drill
U.S. Marines with the Silent Drill Platoon perform during the Evening Parade at Marine Barracks Washington in Washington, D.C., May 10, 2013. An Evening Parade is held every Friday during the summer months. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tia Dufour/Released)
Color guard
Marines with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion present the colors at the 15th Annual Morongo Basin Veterans Day Tribute at the community center in Yucca Valley, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014. The 3rd LAR provided the color guard for the event and Combat Logistics Battalion 7 provided military vehicles for static displays.
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U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. David Wilson, bandmaster, Parris Island Marine Band, Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, leads the Parris Island Marine Band during the Celebrate Columbus 2012 Parade in Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 7. The parade was led by the Parris Island Marine Band and followed by over 80 groups that participated in the event.
Passage of Command
Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., speaks during the Passage of Command ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2014. Dunford took command from Gen. James F. Amos, as the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tia Dufour/Released)
Marine Week
MARINE WEEK - Cpl. Anthony Cooper, a reserve artillery cannoneer with 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, from Richmond, Va., assists Adam Zevnik, from Perry Township, with donning a helmet at Gateway Plaza, Cleveland, June 12, 2012. (Photo by Cpl. Reagan Lodge)
Pasta dinner at Marine Barracks
Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., right, meets with guests during the 2014 Marine Corps marathon pasta dinner at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Oct. 24, 2014.

Marine Week

Marine Week
Marine Week is a celebration of Community, Country and Corps – providing the American public the unique experience to directly connect with hundreds of Marines. The public has the opportunity to climb aboard state-of-the-art aircraft and ground equipment, check out the latest military technology and combat weaponry, witness hand-to-hand martial arts demonstrations and engage in clinics with Marine Corps sports teams, all while taking in the sights and sounds of the Silent Drill Platoon and Marine Corps Band.

Operation Shufly

SHUFLY Veterans Remembered 50 Years Later

Headquarters Marine Corps, Division of Public Affairs, is currently organizing a series of commemorative events in honor of the 50th anniversary of SHUFLY, the first U.S. Marine Corps Task Unit to provide air support during the Vietnam War beginning in 1962.

2014 Harrier Osprey Demonstrations Announced

The AV-8B Harrier and the MV-22 Osprey flight demonstration is one of the most sought-after aerial demonstrations offered by the U.S. military. Demonstrations are performed by the same aircraft and Marines who train and deploy in support of real-world contingencies. For this reason, Headquarters Marine Corps selects a handful of events to receive the coveted demonstration during the annual AV-8B Harrier and MV-22 Osprey Flight Demonstration Board. For more information and list of 2014 events, please visit:
Marine Corps Aerial Support