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Feb

2015

Aircraft Mishap in Statenville, Ga.
A 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing F/A-18 Hornet, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., crashed earlier today near Statenville, Ga.  The two members of the aircrew ejected safely and were treated for minor injuries at South Georgia Medical



18

Feb

2015

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Relief and Appointment
Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green will assume the Office of the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps from Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett during a Relief and Appointment Ceremony, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Virginia.Barrett,



12

Feb

2015

Marine Corps Solicits Innovative Energy Technologies to Enable the Future Force
The Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office released a Request for Information for the next Expeditionary Energy Concepts technology demonstration (formerly known as Experimental Forward Operating Base – or ExFOB).E2C 2015 will be held June 23 to 25



11

Feb

2015

Clarity on Marine Security Force departure from Yemen
The Marine Security Force left the American embassy in Yemen for the movement to the airfield as part of the "ordered departure" with only personal weapons. All crew served weapons were destroyed at the embassy prior to movement. None of them were



16

Dec

2014

U.S. Army, Battle of Okinawa veteran visits cave where he saved lives
Takejiro Higa, a Battle of Okinawa survivor, returned today to a cave here where he was able to use his Okinawa dialect to convince local non-combatants hiding inside to surrender peacefully and without harm during the battle. Higa served as a U.S.



16

Dec

2014

Press Release 14-050 Noise levels may increase in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton due to training exercises
Marines will conduct an exercise that involves the detonation of Mine Clearing Line Charges, here, Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.Mine Clearing Line Charges are 1,750 pounds of linked C-4 (Composition C) explosives used to



10

Oct

2014

VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft
Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, California for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014. “VMX-22’s mission is to conduct operational testing and evaluation of U.S. Marine Corps’



3

Oct

2014

COMUSNAVCENT Identifies Marine Lost At Sea
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready



2

Oct

2014

Search and Rescue Ops Conclude Unsuccessfully for Missing Aircrew
U.S. forces in the North Arabian Gulf concluded a search and rescue operation for a missing U.S. Marine Corps aircrew member today at 3:00 p.m. (GMT), after efforts to locate him were unsuccessful. The Marine is presumed lost at sea.The Marine



1

Oct

2014

Search, Rescue Operation Underway for Missing Aircrew in Arabian Gulf
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forcesin the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for amissing aircrew member who went into the water at 2:10 p.m. (GMT), today, whenthe aircraft the member was aboard lost power on takeoff from




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