MCEITS aces its first command cyber readiness inspection
Jim Katzaman, MCSC Corporate Communications, April 23, 2014
All Marines benefit from the excellent rating given to Marine Corps Enterprise Information Technology Services in its first command cyber readiness inspection. The results ensure the viability and security of Marines' pay, promotion and training systems so the warfighters can focus on their primary mission.
Aim center, hit center: Corps' top shooters compete in 2014 Marine Corps Match Championships
Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
In the cold, windy rain, Marines tried to keep a stable position as they held a 17-pound rifle and aimed for center mass. Hitting center mass wasn’t always the outcome, but few Marines were able to gain stability and earned gold, silver and bronze medals. The Marine Corps’ top shooters from around the world gathered at the Weapons Training
H&HS gets back to basics
Lance Cpl. Owen Kimbrel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.
Marines with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron participated in a squadron hike aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 18. Marines received classes and fired various weapons at Carlos Hathcock Range after covering two miles of a five mile hike. “We wanted to get everybody together and get some quality [physical training]
Sky-high security: JGSDF showcases latest air-defense systems with U.S. forces
Cpl. Natalie Rostran, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan
Marines with Marine Air Control Group 18, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, hosted Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members with the 15th Anti-aircraft Artillery Regiment who showcased new air-defense equipment April 16 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The event afforded the Marines, alongside U.S. Army soldiers with 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment
Tips for summer PCS with success
Cpl. Brian A. Stevens, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan
Many Marines with families are slated to permanently change station in the upcoming summer months. Moving to and from an overseas duty station, such as Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, can be stressful and unfamiliar to even senior service members. According to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Sandy Alvarez, director of the station Installation
11th MEU, PHIBRON 5 unite for first at-sea period
Cpl. Demetrius Morgan, CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.
Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Squadron 5 completed two weeks of sea-based predeployment training off the coast of San Diego, April 18. PHIBRON Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training was the first full-scale at-sea event in the 11th MEU's predeployment cycle. The training allowed the MEU,
1st Recon conducts HAHO training at Fort Lewis-McChord
Lance Cpl. Seth Starr, FORT LEWIS, Wash.
Marines from Bravo Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, conducted a combat readiness exercise earlier this month at Fort Lewis-McChord, Wash. The company performed the training to assess their ability to conduct reconnaissance and surveillance operations as they prepare to operate as a Maritime Raid Force with the 15th Marine Expeditionary
6th Marine Corps District hosts Recruiter Instructor Training Symposium
Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao, ATLANTA, GA.
Recruiter instructors from across the Southeast were in attendance for the 6th Marine Corps District Recruiter Instructor Training Symposium held here April 1-4, 2014. The symposium is held each year to provide the district’s core recruiter trainers with the information and training needed to stay on top of the latest recruiting trends and
Super squad competition pushes Marines to the limit
Cpl. Shawn Valosin, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
They were on call for nearly a week, the anticipation building, until finally, at 2 a.m., the call came. All squad leaders were ordered to report to the armory with their Marines. After checking out weapons, six squads of Marines with 2nd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group threw on their packs and
Field meet gathers CLR-25 for competition, fun
Lance Cpl. Sullivan Laramie, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.
Shouts rang out across the field of battle - encouragement for each service member to go faster, push harder. The calls echoed as the competition between opposing units waged on in the morning chill. Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group gathered around the chaos during the regiment’s field meet