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Sep

2014

Lance Corporal Leadership Ethics Seminar Training

Cpl. J. Gage Karwick, MARINE CORPS SUPPORT FACILITY, New Orleans

Marine Corps Reserve senior enlisted advisors gathered in the Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans auditorium Aug. 27, 201,4 to attend a training seminar dedicated to the rejuvenation of the Marine lance corporal. The course exposed the senior enlisted personnel to the seminar their junior Marines will be taking by having the advisors play the




02

Sep

2014

Temporary suspension of non-critical SMCR and IMA affiliations

Sgt. Jessica Ito, NEW ORELANS

Marine administrative message 429/14 directs a temporary suspension of non-critical prior service Selected Marine Corps Reserve and Individual Mobilization Augmentees affiliation upon completion of the fiscal year 2014 mission. What does that mean?The authorized Selected Reserve end-strength is 39,600 Marines. In order to ensure that the force does




22

Aug

2014

SECNAV visits Marines aboard Chilean ship

1st Lt. Michael Hopkins, VALPARAISO, Chile

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Marines and sailors aboard the Chilean ship LSDH Sargento Aldea here, August 21, 2014. Mabus spent the morning speaking to Marines and sailors in support of Partnership of the Americas 2014 from Marine Forces South, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Civil Affairs Group, 4th Marine Logistics Group and Marine




21

Aug

2014

Reserve Marines conduct 4th Amphibious Assault Vehicle Launch

Lance Cpl. Sara Graham, JACKSONVILLE,Fla.

 A 26-ton metal vehicle, with the ability to carry 21 fully-loaded combat Marines, plunges into the water after rolling down the back of a ship. Instead of sinking, it quickly pops back up ready to be driven to shore, where it can deliver Marines waiting inside to the fight, and provide support to those already on the ground.   Reserve Marines of




20

Aug

2014

Reserve Marines Participate In Partnership of the Americas 2014 In Support Of MARFORSOUTH

1st Lt. Michael Hopkins, PICHIDANGUI, Chile

Just as the local population evacuates their small beach town, the waves of a tsunami come crashing into their homes. Houses are flooded, windows are shattered, and lives are ruined. Some of the locals could not get to safety in time. There is limited food, water, medical care, and shelter, but there is relief on the horizon. The simulation of




20

Aug

2014

U.S. Marines Board Chilean Naval Ship In Support Of POA 2014

Sgt. Adwin Esters, VALPARAISO, Chile

A group of U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines and 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, boarded the Chilean ship LSDH Sargento Aldea for the first time August 15, 2014 during Partnership of the Americas 2014. The Chilean ship LSDH Sargento Aldea is one of five ships participating in the exercise to include the remote




19

Aug

2014

Fiscal year 14 Selected Marine Corps Reserve Enlisted Retention Survey

Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NEW ORLEANS

Marine administrative message 409/14 announces the fiscal year 2014 Selected Marine Corps Reserve Enlisted Retention Survey.  This survey allows Reserve Marines the opportunity to communicate to senior leaders their views regarding their experience and possible future service in the Marine Corps Reserve.  The SMCR has provided more than twelve




15

Aug

2014

Reserve Marine donates cherry blossom trees to Quantico museum

Cpl. Codey Underwood, NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana

The planting of cherry blossom trees originated in 1912 as a gift of friendship to the people of the United States from the people of Japan. In Japan, the flowering cherry blossom tree, or "sakura," is a prized flowering plant. The beauty of the cherry blossom is a potent symbol equated with the evanescence of human life and epitomizes the




12

Aug

2014

Marines Eligible For Selected Early Release Program FY15

Lance Cpl. Sara Graham, NEW ORLEANS

Marine Administrative Message 378/14 announced the start ofthe fiscal year 2015 Selected Marine Corps Reserve Early Release Program. Theprogram is effective Aug. 1, 2014 through Sept. 30, 2015, and focuses on costsaving and sustainment for the Marine Corps.  Marines must meet a list of requirements to be eligible forthe program. Those requirements




28

Jul

2014

4th Tanks practice live fire ranges and amphibious operations

Cpl. Codey Underwood, CAMP PENDLETON, California

Digging into the dusty path, the enormous tank uses its tracked wheels to climb onto a range leading a convoy of assault vehicles. Locked, loaded and ready to fire, the 120 millimeter main gun rotates, aims and waits for the target to appear.  Cradled deep in the belly of the M1 Abrams Tank, the gunner peeks through the sights focused on the tree





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