Honoring the Fallen
Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -
The engine of a hearse hums. The door creaks as it opens. White-gloved hands grip the casket, covered by the American flag, on either side. The casket is slowly marched to its final resting place. As the rifle volley sends a ringing boom echoing throughout the cemetery, a solemn silence sets in. This signals the bugle call known all too well by
Commanding General's Cup, Falcons vs Standard Bearers
Sgt. Trevon S. Peracca, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Falcons won their opening game with a 19-8 victory over the 1st Marine Division, Headquarters Battalion Standard Bearers at the Paige Fieldhouse football field, here, Aug 26. The first quarter began with a chest bumping game for field positioning. The Falcons started with a solid passing game. Falcons
Edson Range brings in 2nd female PMI in history
Cpl. Tyler Viglione, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., - Marines are all trained to be riflemen from the beginning of recruit training, and it takes talented instructors to teach rifle fundamentals. One Marine at Edson Range holds the honor of being the second female to hold this important position, in the historically male dominant role. Sgt. Erin M. Fay,
RS Milwaukee conducts first Dining Out
Sgt. Tia M. Nagle, BROWN DEER, Wis.
The mess night traces its history back through centuries of military culture and traditions. From the fierce Vikings to the Roman Legions, these traditions have been passed down to modern day Marines. Marine Corps Recruiting Station Milwaukee’s annual mess night is normally an event strictly for the Marines of the unit and special guests. This
Reserve Marines demonstrate personnel recovery methods to Slovenian soldiers
Cpl. Codey Underwood, VIPAVA, Slovenia
During the expected chaos of combat, Marines are unfortunately killed without regard to their rank or military status. The casualties, when pronounced ‘killed in action’ are removed from the battlefield and returned to their respective families by a group of highly trained Marines who specialize in the processing of human remains. Marines with
Cherry Point safety personnel urge residents to keep roads safe as school year begins
Lance Cpl. Unique Roberts, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.
Students are taking their first steps into the schoolhouse, as summer comes to a close at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. Whether they are walking to school, riding the bus or riding a bicycle, it is important for motorists to stay alert to help maintain a safe environment at the air station for children traveling to school. It is
War of 1812 undaunted legacy memorialized
Sgt. Justin M. Boling, BLADENSBURG, Maryland
The National Capitol Region, the area encompassing the limestone monuments and structures of the central hub of democratic leadership known as Washington. Only two centuries ago, the small, Southern Maryland town of Bladensburg was in the War of 1812. Marines, soldiers, sailors and militiamen tried to hold off more than 4,000 hardened British
Colours of the Corps
Cpl. Henry J. Antenor, CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan
What if you were born outside of the United States and lived a part of your childhood – or all of it – in the Philippines? Or maybe Brazil is where you called home. If not the Philippines, or Brazil, how does Rwanda sound? The list goes on; the Defense Manpower Data Center estimates that about 35,000 non-citizens currently serve in the U.S. active
Cherry Point, 2nd MAW rehearse, validate active-shooter response plan
Sgt. Timothy T. Parish, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.
The loud crack of simulated gunfire rang out Aug. 26 in the headquarters building here as air station officials, emergency responders and personnel conducted a long-planned active-shooter exercise. During the exercise, emergency response teams responded to a mock scenario at building HQ-1, securing the perimeter and clearing the headquarters while
2/8 Marines join forces with MARSOC to enhance partner nation force training capabilities
Capt. Barry Morris, HURLBURT FIELD, Fla.
As the nature of conflict and challenges to the U.S. and its interests remain constant, so does the demands of the U.S. Marine Corps’ ability to operate and conduct operations as a closely integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) with interagency and multinational partners across the full range of military operations. With this in mind,