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Jul

2014

A slice of ‘Slife’ – the sergeant with a mouth

Cpl. Henry Antenor, CAMP HANSEN, Japan

Sergeant Levi J. Slife is a talker. He loves to talk while he fixes his truck and motorcycle back home in Littleton, Colorado. His Marine buddies say he ran his mouth during a firefight in Afghanistan while enemy rounds were chipping away at brick walls inches above his head. His Marines claim he talks like Usain Bolt runs. He talks because it is




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Jul

2014

Company C endures physical fitness session

Lance Cpl. Jericho W. Crutcher, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

As the recruits of Charlie Company enter week two of recruit training, they spent the morning under the rising sun conducting a physical fitness session at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, July 28.  The six platoons of Company C began the session with a warm up of sprints then conducted stations of pull-ups, push-ups and crunches. Each station




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Jul

2014

Confidence Course does its job in inspiring confidence in recruits

Sgt. Walter D. Marino II, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego

 High temperature, height and fatigue were dealt with in succession as recruits of Charlie Company weathered the summer heat to finish 11 different obstacles.   Company C, attacked the Confidence Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, July 28. Staff Sgt. Dustin F. martin, chief drill instructor, Company C, explained the purpose of the exercise is to




30

Jul

2014

Warrior Wednesday: Marine from Wilmington, Delaware

Cpl. Emmanuel Ramos, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

Sergeant Benjamin Eric-King Smith has been playing billiards since he was eight years old. He approaches the game as if it were chess, calculating his shots to set up the next one leading to a victory.  Smith takes the same approach to his job as a transportation coordinator for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit. In this interview, the 24 year old




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Jul

2014

Competitors run in honor of Montford Point Marines

Lance Cpl. Eric Keenan, MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia

A 105mm M101A1 Howitzer salute sent competitors racing on a muddy path and underbrush for the second annual Montford Point Memorial Biathalon at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, July 25, 2014.  Marines with The Basic School, where newly commissioned officers go to learn the art and science of leading Marines, and weapons training battalion




30

Jul

2014

II MEF CG visits 2nd MAW Marines, sailors

Sgt. Timothy Parish, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.

The commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Forces Africa visited Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point July 25, taking time to address the Marines of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing here.  The visit came as part of Maj. Gen. William D. Beydler’s initial tour of Marine Corps units now under his command, including 2nd Marine




29

Jul

2014

Devil Dogs; canine's of the corps

Krista Cacace, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.

Throughout history dogs have been our constant faithful companions and protectors. As far back as the Civil War, stories have been




29

Jul

2014

Leatherneck tour treats Marines, sailors to entertainment, comedy

Lance Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C.

Marines and sailors enjoyed an afternoon of comedy, music and live entertainment at the For the Leathernecks III Comedy and Entertainment Tour hosted at the Twin Rivers Theater at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, July 25, 2014.  The tour was hosted by the Single Marine Program and served as an opportunity for active duty service members to




29

Jul

2014

Not all hellfire and cordon wires: 1st Dental Bn. sailor balances military discipline and job proficiency to succeed in career

Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez, 7/28/2014

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – The military is not all hellfire and cordon wires. As a dental technician for 1st Dental Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Austin balances military bearing and discipline with an approachable personality, necessary for building rapport with patients, and getting the job done. “I enjoy my




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Jul

2014

Colorado Springs Marine proud to serve twice during Afghan drawdown

1st Lt. Garth Langley, CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan

During America’s longest war, many newly-minted Marines’ have wished for an opportunity to dirty their boots in Afghanistan. In the past year, however, deployments to Helmand have slowed and the remaining forces are focused on the redeployment and retrograde effort, while others continue to advise and assist the Afghan National Security Forces.





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