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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....
From Midshipman to Marine: One woman’s journey to help others Aug. 15, 2014, Defense Media Activity
When retired Marine Maj. Jennifer Marino graduated high school, she accepted the challenge of the U.S. Naval Academy.In 1994, the country was in a time of relative peace....
US Marines to modernize equipment stored in Norwegian prepositioning caves Aug. 13, 2014, Defense Media Activity
U.S. Marines, in coordination with their Norwegian counterparts, are scheduled to conduct a pre-planned Single Ship Movement and offload of military equipment from a Maritime...
Uniform Board seeks Corpswide input on proposed uniform changes Aug. 8, 2014, Headquarters Marine Corps
The Marine Corps Uniform Board released a survey seeking input about three proposed uniform changes from active duty and reserve Marines Aug. 8.The survey, which closes Aug....
11th MEU concludes first training evolution Aug. 8, 2014, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
For decades, Marine Expeditionary Units have operated alongside their Amphibious Ready Group counterparts throughout the world's oceans as forward-deployed crisis response...
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,...