Department of Defense recognizes March as Women’s History Month
Lance Cpl. Brytani Musick, NEW ORLEANS
Marine administrative message 083/14 announced March as the Department of Defense’s month of observation for women’s history. This year is the 34th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project. NWHP has established a nationwide presence as the number one resource for information and material about the unfolding roles of women in American
Athletes, warriors come out for NBA All-Star Weekend
Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NEW ORLEANS, La.
Athletes and warriors from across the nation joined forces for the greater good during the 2014 National Basketball Association All-Star Weekend, rebuilding communities and honoring the nation’s armed forces during a weekend of volunteer service and friendly competition. The weekend kicked off with the Rising Stars Challenge Practice, Feb. 14,
FY15 Enlisted to warrant officer selection board accepting applications
Sgt. Michael Ito, NEW ORLEANS
Marine administrative message 018/14 announced the fiscal year 2015 enlisted to warrant officer selection board, allowing enlisted Reserve Marines to apply to become warrant officers in the Selected Marine Corps Reserve. Application packages must be submitted to Marine Forces Reserve G-1 by March 24, 2014. Applicants must have between eight and 20
Marine recognized for providing honors to more than 1,000 fallen Marines
Sgt. Michael Ito, BRIDGETON, Mo.
As any Marine can tell you, earning and upholding the title is no small feat. No matter what a Marine does in life or how long they serve in their beloved Corps, they will always uphold the honor and respect for the Marines that went before them. Funeral honor details are just one way Marine Forces Reserve members uphold that honor and respect. To
IRR Marines attend Fort Worth Mega-Muster, keep faith
Lance Cpl. Brytani Musick, FORT WORTH, Texas
“It’s about the faithfulness,” said Sgt. Maj. Anthony A. Spadaro, the sergeant major of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, while talking to Marines attending their annual muster. Spadaro spoke to 711 Individual Ready Reserve Marines who attended the IRR mega-muster at the Fort Worth/Dallas Marriott Hotel and Golf Club, Jan. 11,
4th Civil Affairs Group activates in south Florida
Sgt. Michael Ito, NEW ORLEANS
NEW ORLEANS – As part of the commandant-directed Force Structure Review, the 4th Civil Affairs Group was reactivated during a ceremony in Hialeah, Fla., Dec. 15. “Today we are born as a civil affairs group, as a unit and as a family,” said Col. Augustin Bolanio, commanding officer for 4th CAG. “Every one of you will do well, because you have
MARFORRES commander Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills signs statement of support for Guard, Reserve
Lance Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NEW ORLEANS
America’s military has evolved after fighting more than a decade of war against terror and tyranny. While many civilians carry on their daily lives knowing their country is kept safe by warriors trained to take the fight to the enemy in the air, on land and at sea, few may realize that a significant number of these service members work to continue
Marines honor fallen heroes during hangar dedication
Staff Sgt. Katherine Tereyama, JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.
Marines, family members and friends gathered to honor the sacrifice of two fallen heroes during dedication ceremonies held Oct. 19, 2013, here. The hangars belonging to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 (HMLA 773) and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772 (HMH-772) were dedicated to Lt. Cols. David S. Green and Franklin P. Kolbe Jr.