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Apr

2016

WWII Marine Raider returns home after 73 years

Sgt. Donovan Lee, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command

Marine Raiders throughout history are renowned for their ability to accomplish seemingly impossible missions. The fact is Raiders take care of their own, in life and in death, is a major contributor to their audacity and mission accomplishment.After 73 years, Sgt. John C. Holladay, a Marine Raider killed in action during World War II, was brought




19

Mar

2015

Integrated Task Force LAV Platoon initiates Marine Corps Operational Test, Evaluation Activity assessment

Cpl. Paul S. Martinez, Defense Media Activity

Marines with Light Armored Vehicle Platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, officially began the Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity assessment at Range 500, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, March 10, 2015.Following suit with Tank Platoon and Amphibious Assault Vehicle




17

Nov

2014

Integrated Task Force Tank Platoon rolls out

Cpl. Paul S. Martinez, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force

Marines with Tank Platoon, Company B, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, conducted a three-day field training exercise at Landing Zone Hawk at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Nov. 12-14.The platoon set out to develop their collective critical skills and execute the tasks they will be evaluated on during their stay at




21

Oct

2014

Bronze Star awarded posthumously to Marine for valor in combat

Cpl. Tiffany Edwards, Marine Corps Forces Reserves

"He was killed stepping out of a doorway so someone else didn’t have to,” said Sgt. Christopher Leonard, the former first fire team leader for 2nd Squad, 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment. “He would never let someone else put their life on the line when they didn’t have to.”Sgt. Daniel Vasselian is remembered by his Marines




15

Oct

2014

Integrated Task Force officer receives award for valor

Cpl. Paul S. Martinez, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force

Marines and sailors with the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force gathered at the task force headquarters to present an award to one of their own, Oct. 10, 2014.Col. Matthew G. St. Clair, commanding officer, GCEITF, formally presented 1st. Lt. Benjamin Sheldon, platoon commander, Company A, GCEITF, with a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement