Best in mess: 2nd MLG Marines compete for W.P.T. Hill Award
Cpl. Devin Nichols, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
Marines with Food Service Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd MarineLogistics Group took part in the final leg of the W.P.T. Hill Award competitionhere, March 10. The service members took to their field kitchen early inthe morning with two missions: feed the surrounding units with hot meals insupport of their training and pit their skills
Female CO, brings refreshing leadership to H&S Bn.
Lance Cpl. Samuel Ellis, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.
Known by her strong New York accent, compassion and genuine smile, Col. Robin Gallant commands the largest battalion in the United States Marine Corps. It all started for her more than three decades ago. Answering a phone call not intended for the Long Island native began the now 35-year military career that has led the mustang through many
Three years later: 31st MEU remembers Operation Tomodachi
Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright, USS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea
Marines and sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 11 (PHIBRON) held a moment of silence to commemorate the Japanese citizens who lost their lives during the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami on the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), March 11. On March 11, 2011, an undersea earthquake
Sharpening spear: Marines prepare equipment for Cold Response 2014
Lance Cpl. Sullivan Laramie, VAERNES GARRISON, Norway
When 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group arrived in Norway, it became the tip of the spear for American participation in Cold Response 2014, but before the exercise began, the Marines had to sharpen the spear. Cold Response 2014 is a Norwegian-led multinational exercise, which will test the ease with
Deployed Marines gather to remember fallen brother
Cpl. Joshua Young, Camp Leatherneck
Marines and sailors with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, gathered to remember a fallen brother aboard Camp Leatherneck March 7. Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson, a motor transportation mechanic with Motor Transportation Platoon, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province,
US Marines, Afghan soldiers free camel from ditch in Helmand province
Courtesy Story, CAMP LEATHERNECK
A camel stranded in a ditch was safely freed at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 7. Together International Security Assistance Forces with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and Afghan National Army soldiers with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, worked overnight to assist the camel. Shortly after release, the camel walked away freely
Carrying colors with pride across country
LCpl. Garrett White, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.
'Everything is bigger in Texas' is a common phrase said by natives of the Lone Star State and in many ways that is a true statement.
Back to basics: CLR-17 conducts land navigation course
Lance Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Throughout the week of Feb. 24-28, Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group participated in a course that evaluated their land navigation skills aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif. “As a leader and a Marine, it is your duty to be able to get your men to the fight, and more importantly, back home,” said Master Sgt. Trinidad
1st Medical Bn. sailors train with new life support system
Cpl. Laura Gauna, 3/7/2014
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Corpsmen are charged with providing critical medical care to patients in life threatening situations during transport to higher echelons of medical care. To ensure the best medical care possible, they have identified the need for a better life support system. Sailors with 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group,
CNATT Polar Bear Plunge builds unit cohesion
Lance Cpl. Unique Roberts, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.
More than 100 instructors and staff members with Cherry Point’s Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training participated in a Polar Bear Plunge at Atlantic Beach Feb. 28. Lt. Col. Jaime L. Gutierrez, the commanding officer of CNATT, wanted to get the Marines out of their comfort zone and do something different after a long week of work. The