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09

Oct

2014

Fielding decision made on new civil affairs app

Barb Hamby, Marine Corps Systems Command

After several years in development, the Marine Corps civil affairs community is getting smartphones armed with software that will streamline civil-military assistance operations.Trading pen and paper for smartphone and stylus, the Marine Corps Civil Information Management System, called MARCIMS, will allow civil affairs units to automate their




08

Oct

2014

Forager Fury III comes to close

Lance Cpl. Tyler Ngiraswei, III Marine Expeditionary Force

Despite the eye of Typhoon Vonfgong passing by Guam with winds estimated at 105 miles per hour on Oct. 6, Forager Fury III on Andersen Air Force Base was still  a marked success.An estimated 1,300 personnel participated in Forager Fury III, a Marine Corps led exercise, which emphasized unit level tactical aviation and aviation ground support to




07

Oct

2014

Philippine, U.S. Marines complete a mechanized assault at PHIBLEX 15

Lance Cpl. Tyler Giguere, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

Philippine and U.S. Marines conducted an amphibious mechanized assault as part of Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 on Oct. 5, 2014.A section of U.S. Marine Amphibious Assault Vehicles departed from the USS Germantown (LSD-42) to storm the beach. Once on land, Philippine Marines disembarked the U.S. AAVs and maneuvered toward a simulated




07

Oct

2014

Marine Corps heroes: Pfc. Harold Gonsalves

Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

In recognition of Hispanic-American heritage month, we highlight World War II Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Harold Gonsalves during World War II. Although there is no way to completely know how events unfolded on that hill in Okinawa in April 1945, we have used historical information about Gonsalves’ life to recreate his story of heroism and




07

Oct

2014

Diversity to Corps: Hispanic Heritage Month

Cpl. Bradley Carrier, 9th Marine Corps District

Americans take time to recognize Hispanic and Latino American’s contributions and celebrate their heritage and culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sep. 15 to Oct. 15.A Hispanic Heritage Week was first observed in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson, but President Ronald Reagan expanded the celebration to a full month on Aug. 17,




07

Oct

2014

Green means go; VMGR-252 opens back ramp to support MARSOC jumps

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

Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 and Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command performed bilateral static-line jump training and a container delivery system drop near Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 29.Pilots and crew with VMGR-252 flew a KC-130J Super Hercules from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina to MCAS New River,




07

Oct

2014

Marines have landed for San Francisco Fleet Week

Cpl. Ricardo Hurtado, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Marines and sailors with I Marine Expeditionary Force arrived in San Francisco aboard the USS America (LHA-6), Oct. 6. The service members will showcase military capabilities during San Francisco Fleet Week 2014, which is scheduled to conclude Oct. 13. The event focuses on interoperability training between civil and military agencies to improve




06

Oct

2014

Triumphant return of Blue Angels to Miramar Air Show

Cpl. Raquel Barraza, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

A Blue Angels’ formation of F/A-18 Hornets buzzes through the air as they make their return to the world’s largest military air show. The Blue Angels, with their precise aerodynamic maneuvers, captivated fans at the 2014 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, Oct. 3-5. “It’s absolutely fantastic to be back,” said 1st Lt. Amber Lynn Daniel, Blue




06

Oct

2014

Marines returns to Island home, trains local law enforcement

Cpl. Drew Tech, III Marine Expeditionary Force

A lot can be said about a bedtime story and the impact it can have on the imagination of a child.For many of us at a young age, tales of fictitious characters like “Peter Pan” or “Jack and the Beanstalk” would make us dream we could one day live out such extraordinary adventures as they did.For one boy from Ngaraard, Palau, bedtime stories were not




06

Oct

2014

Philippine, U.S. Military amphibious landing exercise unites brothers

Staff Sgt. Joseph Digirolamo, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

It is common for service members to travel all over the world by any means necessary to see family whenever they can.One family did just that during a mechanized amphibious assault in the Philippines, Oct. 5, 2014“Being on the far side of the world, we don’t get to see each other much,” said Barrett O. Comiskey, a businessman who works overseas and





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