PM TRASYS Collaborates with Army on Trainer
Dolly Rairigh Glass, Team Orlando Public Relations, May 22, 2013
By Dolly Rairigh Glass, Team Orlando Public RelationsMarine Corps Systems Command’s Program Manager Training Systems is working with the Army to develop a system of manned modules and workstations that allow tank units to train armor collective tasks at the platoon through battalion task force level.The Army’s project manager for Combined Arms
Marines Shine Through for Cancer Survivors during Relay for Life.
PFC Stanley Cao, 17 May 2013
Hundreds of volunteers came together to participate in Relay for Life, as they gathered around the Battery Creek High School football field, Friday May 17, 2013. One of the many participating teams in attendance was the Pacesetter Relay Team. Marines and sailors from the 6th Marine Corps District, Parris Island and Marine
Troops, Families Can Visit Museums Free for Summer
Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service, WASHINGTON
During the busy season of military transfers, adjusting to new communities and registering children for school, more than 2,000 museums across the nation will open their doors, free of charge, to service members and their families as a break from the summer challenges, a Defense Department official said today.From Memorial Day, May 27, through
Special Ops Components Adapt for Future Challenges
Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service, TAMPA, Fla.
Look for big changes in special operations forces as they shape for what’s ahead after a dozen years of intensive, high-operational-tempo missions focused predominantly on Afghanistan and Iraq.Commanders of the special operations components laid out their plans for the future to members of the special operations community and the defense industry
Partnership to Expand Mental Health Services Makes Progress
American Forces Press Service, WASHINGTON
The Defense, Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services departments yesterday reported on the progress they’ve made on initiatives to improve access to mental health services for veterans, service members and their families.The initiatives are the result of an executive order President Barack Obama issued in August."One of the great challenges
Battaglia Administers Oath for New Enlistees
Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service, FORT HAMILTON, N.Y.
As dozens of fresh-faced recruits stood at attention here today and waited to raise their right hands, the U.S. military’s senior noncommissioned officer administered the oath of enlistment and commended them on their new journey.Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,
MARFORRES scores highest Marine Corps security rating in recent inspection
Lance Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NEW ORLEANS
Marine Forces Reserve has the most efficient cyber security and physical security in the Marine Corps, according to a recent security inspection conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency. DISA visited Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans to conduct a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection to examine the command’s security capabilities.
Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS enters production phase
PEO(U&W) Public Affairs, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.
The Department of the Navy announced May 15 that the RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) received Milestone C approval authorizing the start of low rate initial production. With MS C approval, the RQ-21A program, managed by the Navy and Marine Corps STUAS program office (PMA-263) here at NAS Patuxent River, enters the production
15th MEU recognized during Padres game
Cpl. Timothy Childers, SAN DIEGO
The crowd erupted into cheers and applause as the honored guests stepped onto the field. Although it was typical sunny Southern Californian weather, it was no ordinary day when the Marines showed up to the Padres game.To celebrate their return from a Western Pacific deployment, Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit attended the San Diego
Marine fulfills dream, graduates
Cpl. Bridget M. Keane, SAN DIEGO
Pfc. Fred Edgar Trujillo, Platoon 1067, Company D, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, always took initiative while growing up and was more mature than his peers. The 23-year-old Fullerton, Calif. native was an only child raised by his mother until the age of 11, when she remarried his biological father. Less than five years later, his parents were