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Veterans Administration releases data on quality, access to health care June 10, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released the results from its nationwide access audit, along with facility-level patient access data, medical center quality and...
Face of defense: Marine helps Afghan forces become accountable June 10, 2014, Defense Media Activity
June 9, 2014 - Marine Corps 1st Lt. Manuel Ruiz is helping Afghanistan's national security forces learn about accountability.Ruiz is a Miami native who serves as officer in...
President Obama nominates next commandant of Marine Corps June 5, 2014, Defense Media Activity
President Barack Obama has chosen Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. to serve as the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today. The decision is...
Last of original Navajo Code Talkers passes away June 4, 2014, Headquarters Marine Corps
The passing of Chester Nez, one of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, sadly marks the end of an era in our country's and Marine Corps' history. We mourn his passing but...
Arlington National Cemetery commemorates its 150th anniversary June 4, 2014, Defense Media Activity
From America’s founding to today, Marines and other service members have fought to ensure the nation’s survival and prosperity — many giving their lives as the ultimate...
Marines Dominate Warrior Games Shooting Competition May 15, 2013,
As a hush went across the spectators, two Marines, tied in the finals for shooting an air rifle, lined up their final shots in a shoot-off. A tenth of a point on the last shot...
USMC STATEMENT ON THE LIFTING OF THE 1994 COMBAT EXCLUSION POLICY Jan. 24, 2013, Headquarters Marine Corps
"The entire Marine Corps is dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of combat readiness and capitalizing upon every opportunity to enhance our warfighting capabilities and...
Uniform Wear Policies Vary Among Military Services Jan. 4, 2013, Defense Media Activity
Goodbye casual Fridays, at least for the Marine Corps.Effective today, all nondeployed Marines and sailors assigned to Marine units are required to wear the appropriate...