When traveling overseas, there are multiple steps that service members should take while planning a safe move for themselves and their families.
U.S. Marines from around the world continue to safety execute training during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps released a memo for guidance on how to safely, smartly, and properly honor the 245th Marine Corps birthday.
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta, received the command colors for TECOM at Warner Hall, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
Aug. 7, 2020, marks 78 years since the beginning of America’s first World War II amphibious invasion – the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Marine Corps Systems Command’s mission to support the warfighter hasn’t stopped. Prior to the crisis, MCSC’s program offices hosted both in-person and classroom training sessions for Marines to learn to use new gear. With travel restrictions in place, MCSC had to find new, innovative ways to conduct New Equipment Training. Earlier this spring, MCSC began conducting Virtual NET—online training that replicates a live, classroom training environment. Viewing a live video stream, Marines can watch as an instructor teaches them to employ a piece of equipment...
The character of warfighting is increasingly dynamic, and the rapid advance of new technology has led the Marine Corps to cultivate training evolutions to meet the challenges presented today by adversaries across the Pacific Ocean. In his 2019 planning guidance, Gen. David H. Berger, 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, outlined force redesign as his primary focus area for the future of the Marine Corps...
The island of Peleliu, Republic of Palau, is a tropical paradise with dense jungles, coral rock beaches, stretching reefs and sandbars just below the surface of the clear turquoise waves. However, encounters with unexploded ordnance from World War II are a fact of life in Peleliu that still endangers the local people. The Marines of Task Force Koa Moana 20, I Marine Expeditionary Force, intend to change that...
Recruit Austin Ferrell has been shooting, building and machining rifles all of his life, so when he arrived to Chosin Rifle Range aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, he felt right at home. Ferrell anticipated performing well on the range but never expected to walk away with the highest rifle score in the history of the depot. He would score a near perfect 248 out of 250 on Table One of the Department of Defense’s toughest basic marksmanship challenge, the Marine Corps rifle qualification test...
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8/11/2020 - https://www.thenationalherald.com/community_general_news/arthro/marking_the_75th_anniversary_of_the_end_of_world_war_ii-702935/
8/10/2020 - https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/marines-wrap-up-quarantine-in-australia-putting-darwin-rotational-force-at-full-strength-1.640687
8/07/2020 - https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/08/06/on-purple-heart-day-how-a-medal-recognizes-acts-of-love/