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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,...
Marines, USA Rugby support 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens July 31, 2018, Marine Corps Recruiting Command
The U.S. Marine Corps partnered with USA Rugby for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, July 20 – 22. The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the...
DI’s passion to teach leads her from drill field to rifle range July 30, 2018, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
Surrounded by a sea of recruits and the smell of hot brass, it’s easy to spot Staff Sgt. Estefania Patino’s campaign cover and trademark green marksmanship instructor jacket...
3rd MAW Marine sets records during DoD Warrior Games July 27, 2018, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
Cpl. Kira R. Lavine, an air-support operations operator with Marine Air Support Squadron 3, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, sets two swimming records...
CLB-11 Trains for Upcoming Deployment Aboard Ship July 26, 2018, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California – As America's expeditionary force in readiness the Marines are forward deployed to win our nation’s battles swiftly and...
Harvested HMMWV parts will save Corps millions, increase survivability of JLTV July 25, 2018, Marine Corps Systems Command
A harvesting effort by Program Executive Officer Land Systems and Marine Corps Systems Command could save the Corps millions and make one of its newest vehicles more...
Navy Cross Awarded Posthumously Awarded July 24, 2018, Defense Media Activity
Cpl. Stephen E. Austin, 1st Battalion, 27th Marine Regiment was posthumously awarded with the Navy Cross July 21 for his bravery during the Vietnam War in 1968....
Combating chemical warfare with CLR-35 July 20, 2018, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 35 and Headquarters Regiment, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, participated in a reconnaissance, surveillance and decontamination (RSD)...
Maintaining the Osprey while Forward Deployed July 19, 2018, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
During June and July 2018, Marines forward deployed to Iraq with an MV-22B detachment in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve conducted...