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More upgrades coming to Quantico 50M pool next season Aug. 28, 2014, Marine Corps Base Quantico
More improvements are on the horizon at the Quantico 50M Pool. The pool will close for the season Sept. 2. However, Lindsay Leach, aquatics director, said they’re already...
475 compete in 2nd annual Quantico Tri Aug. 28, 2014, Marine Corps Base Quantico
Approximately 475 athletes signed up to compete in the 2nd annual Quantico Tri, the Marine Corps Marathon Event Series triathlon, on Aug. 24 on Marine Corps Base Quantico. The...
Marine Shooting Team heads to England for international competition Aug. 28, 2014, Marine Corps Base Quantico
The weapons they use will be somewhat different, but members of the U.S. Marine Corps Shooting Team say the principles will remain constant when the head to England next month...
Creative, strategic thinking key to effectively leading in warfighting arena Aug. 28, 2014, Marine Corps Base Quantico
Although Marine Corps commanders have a wealth of experience, the challenge many face is taking their accumulated knowledge and adapting it on a strategic level. That’s...
Montford Point Marine earns Congressional Gold Medal Aug. 28, 2014, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
A Montford Point Marine was honored posthumously when his widow received the Congressional Gold Medal Friday at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd aboard Marine Corps Logistics...
US, Malaysian, Armed Forces Kick-Off Joint Exercise Aug. 28, 2014, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Members of the United States and Malaysian armed forces came together to officially open Malaysia – United States Amphibious Exercise 2014 during an opening dinner at Kg...
War of 1812 undaunted legacy memorialized Aug. 27, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The National Capitol Region, the area encompassing the limestone monuments and structures of the central hub of democratic leadership known as Washington.Only two centuries...
Platinum Lion: Multilateral exercise strengthens humanitarian response, combat readiness Aug. 22, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Following 11 days of unabated multilateral training, military forces from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and the U.S. operated side-by-side during the final exercise of Platinum...
Commandant throws first pitch Aug. 21, 2014, Defense Media Activity
Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, threw the first pitch of the Washington Nationals baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park in...
Secretary of the Navy visits Marines, sailors aboard USS America Aug. 20, 2014, Defense Media Activity
The hangar bay of the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) stood quiet as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, standing beside the Honorable Michael Hammer, U.S....