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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




24

Jul

2011

Marines of 3/23 navigate mountainous terrain during Operation Javelin Thrust

Cpl. Andrew Thorburn, MARINE CORPS MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER BRIDGEPORT, Calif.

With today’s technology, most people can flip out a cell phone and find their position in a minute, but when the batteries die, Marines pull out the compasses and paper maps to complete their missions. To refine their land navigation skills, the Marines and sailors with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, refreshed their basics’ of land




21

Jul

2011

Marines counter IEDs at Javelin Thrust

Cpl. Andrew Thorburn, MARINE CORPS MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER BRIDGEPORT, Calif.

As United States service members continue the fight overseas, improvised explosive devices increasingly grow as the biggest threat to our men and women in uniform. To prepare the Marines and sailors with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, learned the fundamentals of combating this threat during Operation Javelin Thrust, July 21. “[The