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Apr

2014

4th ANGLICO works alongside British 16th Air Assault Brigade

Cpl. J. Gage Karwick, WEST FREUGH, Scotland

Marines with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company took part in exercise Joint Warrior 14, alongside the British 16th Air Assault Brigade, April 1 -10, 2014.  During the exercise, the Marines and their British counterparts traded military concepts and training techniques to better increase interoperability between the two nations.  “This is the




16

Apr

2014

Marine Reservists in Afghan Theater

Sgt. Michael Ito, Afghanistan

With media coverage of Operation Enduring Freedom waning, budget discussions about ending funding to the war in Afghanistan, and focus turning away from the Middle East, U.S. forces are slowly being forgotten in the American conscious. But the fact remains that service members are still hard at work, working with and training Afghan troops and




01

Apr

2014

Semper Fit introduces HITT Program to Marines

Cpl. Codey Underwood, NEW ORLEANS

Marine administrative message 148/14 announced the availability of the Marine Corps Semper Fit Program’s High Intensity Tactical Training Program through a website and mobile application.  The mobile application and website are comprehensive, functionally-based strength and conditioning programs related to high-intensity training for all




05

Mar

2014

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




25

Feb

2014

Dates announced for fiscal year 2014 Reserve component Staff Noncomissioned Officer Academy courses

Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana

Marine administrative message 051/14 announced the dates for the resident enlisted professional military education courses for Reserve sergeants, staff sergeants and gunnery sergeants during fiscal year 2014. All applicants must be nominated by their unit and submit a nomination package to be reviewed by their unit commander or




18

Feb

2014

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,




06

Feb

2014

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




31

Jan

2014

Landing Support Company Reserve Marines build unit cohesion and stronger morale during first combined drill

Lance Cpl. Brytani Musick, FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico

FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico – Since there is only one Marine Corps unit located on the island of Puerto Rico, the Marines of Det. 1 Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 45, 4th Marine Logistics Group don’t get the chance to interact with other Marines often. But this weekend that changed. The Reserve Marines of LS Co. held their first




21

Jan

2014

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




14

Jan

2014

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,





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