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Sep

2014

From sea to shining sea; President's Own tour across America

Cpl. Bradley Carrier, 9th Marine Corps District

The crowd cheers, the band members take a bow and with every flash of the camera the smiles of the proud Marines on stage get bigger and bigger.The President’s Own Marine Band is in the middle of their month-long fall tour for the 123rd consecutive year since its inception in 1891.The Fall Concert Tour was initiated by a Marine Corps and American




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Sep

2014

Never Forget: RC(SW) holds remembrance ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. John Jackson, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines, sailors and coalition partners gathered at the Regional Command (Southwest) headquarters aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.Several hundred service members gathered for a small ceremony during the morning hours, Sept. 11. During the ceremony, a brief script was read aloud reminding




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Sep

2014

Marines share history aboard USS Peleliu before, after 9/11

Staff Sgt. Joseph Digirolamo, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

 It was the first day of liberty in Darwin, Australia. Staff Sgt. James Roberts was enjoying a cold beverage at a local pub with his buddies. Suddenly, several shore-patrol Marines burst in frantically yelling to the service members inside, “Get out, get out… get back on ship… report to the ship!”In another part of town, Cpl. Jason M. Whipkey just




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Sep

2014

Marine Corps Institute conducts battle field study, hones training

Maj. Joe McMenamin, Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

In keeping with the credo of every Marine a rifleman, Marine Corps Institute Company spent the month of August refining their basic Marine Corps skills and ethos in a series of professional military education events.In order to take full advantage of MCI’s geographical placement within the National Capital Region, and to gain a fuller appreciation




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Sep

2014

Commandant, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visit Marines, sailors in Helmand for final time

Staff Sgt. John Jackson, Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan

General James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, visited Marines and sailors aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Sept. 6.The commandant visited the troops currently serving with Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan for his final time before




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Sep

2014

Half-a-century spent making Phrogs fly

Sgt. Melissa Karnath, Defense Media Activity

A trailer sits near the lone hanger of Marine Helicopter Squadron One on Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico, Virginia. Inside the thin walls are decorated with framed photos of CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters and notable public figures. Models of the aircraft are displayed across a shelf above a computer. Scrapbooks with personal memorabilia fill the




09

Sep

2014

‘Ain't no river wide enough,’ because 8th ESB makes tanks float

Lance Cpl. Alex Mitchell, 2nd Marine Logistics Group

Marines with Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group used two M16 ramps and five M17 interior rafts to help 22 M1A1 Abrams tanks, provided by 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, cross the New River, aboard Camp Lejeune on Sept. 4, 2014. “We support Marine Expeditionary Units when they approach a canal or body




09

Sep

2014

Driving under influence places high costs for all

Sgt. Valerie C. Eppler, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

It's Monday morning, and Marines stand in formation and collectively sigh as they hear about one of their own who did not heed the warnings. That failed to properly plan. That took an unnecessary risk and drove while under the influence.  That Marine made a decision that changed the way he or she is viewed by his or her peers, leadership, family




09

Sep

2014

2nd LAAD Marines find their azimuth during land navigation training

Cpl. J. R. Heins, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s team leader course took to the field at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point’s, N.C., Sept. 3, to test their abilities with land navigation.Land navigation is a fundamental, yet perishable skill that Marines learn during their time at recruit training. It is reinforced through different




09

Sep

2014

VMGR-252 pilots train for CAS, sharpen skills with Harvest HAWK

Cpl. J. R. Heins, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

Naval aviators with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 trained with a modified KC-130J Super Hercules at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 2 to improve their ability to support ground troops.Pilots and crew with the squadron operated a Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit, dubbed Harvest HAWK, during the training to improve the





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