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One of the last living WWII Marine fighter pilots Aug. 16, 2018, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Sam Folsom, born July 24, 1920 in Quincy, Massachusetts, was one of the first echelon of 17 Marine fighter pilots with Marine Fighter Squadron (VMF) 121 tasked with defending...
Dark horse in the Mountains Aug. 15, 2018, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
As the Marines Corps Hymn boasts, Marines must be prepared to operate in any clime and place whether it be a desert, mountains or anything in between. Each environment poses...
A century of solidarity: Celebrating 100 years of women serving in the Marine Corps Aug. 14, 2018, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit
On August 13, 1918, Pvt. Opha May Johnson became the first in a line of just over 300 women to join the United States Marine Corps. Today, exactly 100 years later, women are...
Sweathogs conduct aircraft recovery convoy Aug. 9, 2018, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Marine Wing Support Detachment 31 conducted an aircraft recovery convoy exercise during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort...
Lt. Gen. Berger relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Craparotta Aug. 9, 2018, Marine Corps Base Hawaii
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger relinquished his duties as commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, or MARFORPAC, to Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta at a change...
Staff Sergeant Receives Purple Heart in Family-Centered Ceremony Aug. 8, 2018, Wounded Warrior Regiment
On National Purple Heart Day, WWR highlights a purple heart recipient, Staff Sgt. Richard Ryan Parker. Staff Sgt. Parker was injured by an improvised explosive device in...
CrossFit competitors take on Marine Corps’ ‘Battleground’ Aug. 6, 2018, Marine Corps Recruiting Command
MADISON, Wisconsin – The Marine Corps partnered with CrossFit during the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games, where thousands of individuals from around the world gathered to compete...
Fightertown conducts first-ever F-35 SAR exercise Aug. 3, 2018, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort tenant units worked side by side with the U.S. Navy, Naval Hospital Beaufort, Savannah Coast Guard and local first responders to conduct a...
New Bonuses to keep quality Marines Aug. 1, 2018, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
The Marine Corps is spending $136 million in reenlistment bonuses and other incentives to help retain Marines for multiple military occupational specialties during fiscal year...
Marine Corps and Illinois response units train for chemical/biological emergencies July 31, 2018, Defense Media Activity
Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force participated in Exercise Chicago Response in Chicago, Illinois July 24-26, 2018. The fast-paced exercise,...