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Aug

2015

Olympian Jeff Galloway to Commandeer MCM Twitter on Aug. 25 Renowned Trainer to Offer Running Tips to participants of 'The People's Marathon'
Olympian and renowned marathon trainer Jeff Galloway will take over the Marine Corps Marathon's (MCM) Twitter account @Marine_Marathon tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 25, offering training advice and answering questions from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 Eastern.



12

Aug

2015

Phoenix selected to host Marine Week 2015
The United States Marine Corps will partner with the city of Phoenix to bring Marine Week to the Valley of the Sun, Sept. 10-13, 2015. More than 600 Marines will flood the greater Phoenix area to engage with the American public and demonstrate, who



30

Jul

2015

CH-46 “Phrog” makes its last hop
It’s the last hop for the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter commonly known as the “Phrog.” The helicopter is set to retire and to be flown one last time by Reserve Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774 on Aug. 1. The retirement ceremony will be held



16

Jul

2015

SECNAV statement on Chattanooga
Today, the Navy and Marine Corps team collectively mourn the loss of fourheroes. The tragedy in Chattanooga is both devastating and senseless.behalf of the entire Department of the Navy family, I offer my deepestcondolences to the families of those



16

Jul

2015

Chattanooga Statement
The Marine Corps can confirm  four Marine fatalities at the Navy & Marine Corps Reserve Center in Chattanooga, TN.  Names of these Marines will be released upon notification of the next of kin.We can also confirm one Marine Corps recruiter suffered a



3

Jun

2015

2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games
The Opening Ceremony for the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Gameswill be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the National Museum of theMarine Corps located at 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172. This historic Opening Ceremony



17

May

2015

MV-22 Hard Landing in Hawaii
One Marine was killed when an MV-22 Osprey from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit experienced a hard-landing mishap while conducting training aboard  Marine Corps Training Area – Bellows at approximately 11:40 a.m., Hawaii time.  Twenty-two Marines



12

Mar

2015

Search, rescue shifts to recovery operations
Search and rescue efforts to find the seven missing Marines and four Army aircrew in Eglin, Fla., shifted to recovery operations today. The implication of that change means we are not hopeful of finding any survivors. Eglin search and recovery



11

Mar

2015

Civilian aircraft crash, one Marine fatality aboard MCAS Yuma
A T-59 Hawk, civilian aircraft, crashed at approximately 11:45 a.m. on a MCAS Yuma runway today.The aircraft crash impacted a government vehicle, resulting in a Marine fatality. The Marine was pronounced dead upon arrival at Yuma Regional Medical



11

Mar

2015

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seven MARSOC Marines involved in helicopter mishap
Seven Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command were on board a Louisiana Army National Guard UH-60 aircraft that was involved in a training mishap last night at approximately 8:30 p.m. near Eglin, Florida.Search and




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