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1st Lt. Garth Langley, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan
During America’s longest war, many newly-minted Marines’ have wished for an opportunity to dirty their boots in Afghanistan. In the past year, however, deployments to Helmand have slowed and the remaining forces are focused on the redeployment and retrograde effort, while others continue to advise and assist the Afghan National Security Forces.
Cpl. Christopher J. Moore, USS AMERICA
A Marine raised in a Trinidadian household, will reconnect with his heritage when he meets distinguished guests from Trinidad and Tobago during their visit aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), July 25. Staff Sgt. Steven Superville, a communications chief with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South, expressed
Cpl. Donald Holbert, CARTAGENA, Colombia
Marines and Sailors on the flight deck of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) moved to their positions as an MV-22 Osprey carrying U.S. and Colombian distinguished guests came in for a landing, July 17. Marines and Sailors rendered honors as the guests exited the aircraft welcoming with handshakes and smiles as they entered the
Cpl. Christopher J. Moore, COVEÑAS, Colombia
Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South took their first step onto Colombian soil, July 16, after shuffling off an MV-22 carrying packs weighing more than 80 pounds. They were greeted by Colombian Marines with handshakes and smiles, eager to build a long lasting relationship. Approximately 40 Marines and Sailors with
Cpl. Codey Underwood, CAMP PENDLETON, California
Digging into the dusty path, the enormous tank uses its tracked wheels to climb onto a range leading a convoy of assault vehicles. Locked, loaded and ready to fire, the 120 millimeter main gun rotates, aims and waits for the target to appear. Cradled deep in the belly of the M1 Abrams Tank, the gunner peeks through the sights focused on the tree
Cpl. J. Gage Karwick, ALGIERS POINT, New Orleans
Hazy rain clouds settled overhead as the tides of the ever-flowing mighty Mississippi River bashed on the shoreline at Algiers Point. With a crowd of gathering Marines focusing their eyes on small silhouette in the distance, their voices raised in excitement and cheering as the wearisome paddler made his way to them. Former Marine Cpl. Joshua
Cpl. Tyler Viglione, San Diego
Hard work and determination can get people places they never though they could go. One Marine set his mind to one thing and accomplished it. Pvt. Jose A. Caban Jr., Platoon 3203, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, didn’t give up on his goal and lost 70 pounds to enlist in the Marine Corps. Caban realized what he wanted to do and
Cpl. Brytani Musick, New Orleans, La.
Marine Administrative Message 328/14 announced the acceptance of applications for the Marine Corps Reserve Policy Board during calendar year 2014 through 2016. The MCRPB was established to make recommendations to the Secretary of the Navy on matters that affect the readiness, mobilization, and deployment capability of the Marine Corps Reserve.
GySgt. Joshua Higgins, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
Marine officers graduating U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command’s Individual Training Course will be assigned a new Primary Military Occupational Specialty, clearing the way for retention and promotion in a professional career path. Commandant of the Marine Corps General James F. Amos approved development of the new PMOS 0370 and
Christianne M. Witten, Chief of Navy Chaplains Public Affairs, WASHINGTON
Capt. Brent W. Scott was promoted to the rank of rear admiral by the commandant of the Marine Corps and assumed his duties as 19th chaplain of the Marine Corps/deputy chief of Navy chaplains at Marine Barracks Washington, July 25. During his remarks, Gen. James Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, welcomed Scott back to the Marine Corps after