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Special duty pay restructure to take effect Oct 1 Aug. 1, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Most special duty assignment pay rates are scheduled to be revised to meet budgetary constraints beginning Oct. 1. Most Marines reporting to special duty assignments after the...
Marine pioneer recognized for commitment to Corps July 31, 2014, Defense Media Activity
United States Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. presented Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (ret.) with a Congressional Record statement at his home in Stevensville, Maryland July...
Competitors run in honor of Montford Point Marines July 30, 2014, Defense Media Activity
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,...
Marines test tomorrow’s concepts today at RIMPAC July 23, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The Marine Corps Warfghting Laboratory, headquartered at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, conducted their Advanced Warfighting Experiment during the 24th iteration of the...
Department of Defense identifies missing World War II Marine July 22, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The Department of Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office announced that the remains of a U.S. serviceman lost during World War II have been identified and are being...
Cancer survivor’s struggle to success July 21, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Alexis Quance, is a teenager and daughter of retired Staff Sgt. Jared Quance, who spends her free time with her family or her cats, Rafiki and Raphael. She wants to go to...
Face of defense: Martial arts instructor teaches with passion July 18, 2014,
Street lights shine down on a tent in a turf field as Marines of all ranks gather inside, night after night, to learn crucial skills that could someday save their lives.These...
Phrogs take flight, depart Quantico forever July 17, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Four CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters of Marine Helicopter Squadron One took to the air for the final time from Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico July 16, 2014.The...
Department of Defense, Department of Justice improve sexual assault response advocate training July 17, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The Defense Department teamed up with the Justice Department to produce an advanced training program for advocates who provide support to military victims of sexual assault,...
Walt Sides; Retired Marine larger than life, louder than thunder July 17, 2014, Defense Media Activity
For the last 27 years, the streets of D.C. have erupted with the roar of countless engines as the city is flooded with motorcyclists on Memorial Day weekend.The hundreds of...