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53rd Annual Interservice Rifle Championship fires up July 7, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Col. Austin E. Renforth, commanding officer of Marine Corps Training Command, fired the opening shot with an M-1 Garand Rifle to kick off the 53rd Annual Interservice Rifle...
Corps advancing amphibious vehicles, landing craft for 21st century warfare June 20, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Combat-development and integration officials and technological experts are looking to ever-evolving advancements in technology to enhance the Corps’ ability to conduct...
Marine corporal receives Medal of Honor June 19, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter received the nation’s highest military honor from President Barack Obama at the White House June 19. Carpenter received the Medal of Honor for...
Marines fight with hearts of lions June 17, 2014, Defense Media Activity
In the small coastal nation of Senegal, West Africa, physical fitness and sports culture run deep throughout the populace.For many young athletes, poverty in this third world...
Cinderella Ball helps make dreams come true June 10, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The House, Inc. Student Leadership Center held its 9th Annual National Capital Area A Cinderella Ball at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel here on June 8th. A Cinderella Ball...
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...