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43 Years Later, Retired Vietnam Vet Receives Navy Cross Dec. 3, 2018, Defense Media Activity
It’s the summer of 1968 in Vietnam, a sergeant with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines was forced into a position he never could have imagined. He had to lead his entire...
Special Reaction Team Marines enhance specialized precision marksmanship capabilities Dec. 3, 2018, Marine Corps Installations Pacific
Marines with Special Reaction Team conducted marksman-observer training Nov. 29 on Ranges 171 and 172 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan.The training provided SRT, with Marine...
Capabilities on display | 3rd Medical Battalion establishes Role II facilities Dec. 2, 2018, 3rd Marine Logistics Group
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa, Japan—The medical field hospital, known as Role II, was on display Nov. 26-30, 2018 at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan so that 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd...
“Marauding” Marine Makes Mark with Manuscript Nov. 29, 2018, Defense Media Activity
Former jack-of-all trades Marine Reservist Lance Cpl. David Roach spent six years learning infantry tactics, machine gunnery, bulk fuels and heavy equipment while serving in...
November Company becomes first company to graduate in new female dress blues Nov. 19, 2018, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
A company of female Marines made history Friday after becoming the first group of new Marines to debut the Corps’ latest dress uniform....
Eight Gold Stars, One Bronze and One Purple Heart awarded Nov. 18, 2018, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
In one of the largest presentation ceremonies ever held at Camp Lejeune, eight Gold Stars in lieu of second Purple Hearts, one Bronze Star and one Purple Heart were awarded to...
Eye in the Sky Nov. 18, 2018, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton
It’s 2:00 a.m. on the Camp Pendleton coastline. Along the pitch-black rigid waters, an unknown object sends a signal to a Marine monitoring the shores with the lattice modular...
From a slow take off to high flying Nov. 14, 2018, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
When people meet Capt. Kelsey Casey, they don’t initially think the petite, young woman with an energetic personality is a pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, but once she starts...
7,000 miles away, 31st MEU Marines, Sailors complete DSCA mission on Tinian as Corps turns 243 Nov. 14, 2018, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
One look at Tinian told you all you needed to know – something very bad happened here. The trees shorn of all their leaves. Telephone poles everywhere like broken matchsticks....
Mission Complete: 24th MEU exercises amphibious capabilities during Trident Juncture 18 Nov. 13, 2018, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Iceland and Norway during October and November, 2018. Trident...