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Dec

2014

US, Ghanaian forces enhance maintenance capacity

Cpl. Shawn Valosin, Marine Forces Europe and Africa

Marines with SPMAGTF Crisis Response - Africa are conducting a maintenance training engagement with noncommissioned officers of the Ghanaian Armed Forces, Nov. 30, 2014.The Marines of the Mobile Training Team will work with partner militaries to enhance motor transportation maintenance and basic daily operations to include safety, records




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Dec

2014

Navy Cross presented to MARSOC Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman

Lance Cpl. Steven Fox, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command

Heroism; bravery; valor: these are qualities which are defined and made familiar to Marines and sailors alike upon entering the service. They are further illustrated in the numerous chronicles of battles past, and the heroes of those battles. The service members who embodied, and truly exemplified those noble qualities in the direst of




01

Dec

2014

Strength of wolf pack: Special Reaction Team

Cpl. Keenan Zelazoski, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.”- Rudyard KiplingEach major Marine Corps installation has a special reaction team, a specialized team within military law enforcement units. Their job is to respond to high-risk situations that fall outside the capabilities of normal law enforcement on a military




01

Dec

2014

World’s not getting any nicer … Critical thinkers needed!

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett, Headquarters Marine Corps

Read MARADMIN 521/14. When you open it, you may decide that it’s too long and may not read it … so let me summarize the nearly 2,200 words that are contained in this 8 page effort. Lance Corporals, Corporals, Sergeants, and Staff Sergeants are now all required to complete resident or blended seminar education [tied to promotion … if you do not




01

Dec

2014

4th Marines hosts historic commander’s cup competition

Cpl. Stephen D. Himes,

PULL! PULL! PULL!” the crowd chanted as their respective teams battled for every inch during the tug-of-war contest. Fatigue hit and feet slipped as the flag shifted. The Marines, from every battalion, roared with cheers.Tug of war was one of many events Marines, currently stationed on Okinawa as part of the unit deployment program, competed in at




01

Dec

2014

US Forces prepare Burundi National Defense Force for upcoming deployment

Cpl. Shawn Valosin, Marine Corps Forces Africa

U.S. Marines are training with the Burundi National Defense Force to prepare them for their deployment in support of African Union Mission in Somalia.“We’ve been conducting bilateral training with the Burundian National Defense Forces, trying to prep them for AMISOM and their future deployments,” said Cpl. Ryan Novak, a Newark, Del., native. “This




01

Dec

2014

To serve, protect: Marines train to save lives

Lance Cpl. Isaac Ibarra, III Marine Expeditionary Force

In the previous 14 years, more than 160 active shooter instances have occurred resulting in casualties in communities throughout the U.S. Military installations are also susceptible to these types of emergencies. As first responders, military police must remain ready to keep their community safe and respond to all types of emergencies.Military




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Nov

2014

Coach gives back to Wounded Warrior Regiment through sports

Sgt. Terry Brady, Defense Media Activity

The Wounded Warrior Regiment dedicates itself to ensuring troops receive rehabilitation and recovery for injuries sustained during military service. Some have chosen to volunteer with the regiment to support the Marines and help raise their spirits.Elvin Chandra has chosen to contribute to this effort by bringing them together through volleyball.




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Nov

2014

Uncommon Valor A Common Virtue: Amputee conquers disability

Sgt. Terry Brady, Defense Media Activity

Like many of the Marines of the Wounded Warrior Regiment, Joshua Smith is an amputee. But like most Marines, Smith tells an uncommon story that brings him together with other Marines.While on recruiting duty, Smith lost his limb during a shotgun accident at home. “I was getting ready to clean it, I dropped it and instead of letting it go I tried to




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Nov

2014

U.S. Marines aid Uganda against IED threat

1st Lt. Maida Kalic and Cpl. Shawn Valosin, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

U.S. Marines with SPMAGTF-Crisis Response-Africa completed a training engagement focused solely on detection techniques and safety precautions for improvised explosive devices with service members of the Ugandan People’s Defense Force in Camp Singo, Uganda.“I loved the training right away,” said a soldier with the Ugandan People’s Defense Force who





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