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A list of the most prominent annual events from across the Corps.
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Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon march in formation during the 2019 Veteran’s Day Parade in New York, New York, Nov. 11, 2019. The Veteran’s Day Parade is hosted annually to commemorate the service and sacrifice of service members and their families. - Marines with the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon march in formation during the 2019 Veteran’s Day Parade in New York, New York, Nov. 11, 2019. The Veteran’s Day Parade is hosted annually to commemorate the service and sacrifice of service members and their families.

Veterans Day 2019

Veterans Day is a day of reflection, appreciation and gratitude for all service members, both past and present. Thank you...

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Marines demonstrate the capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show on MCAS Miramar, Calif., Sept. 27. This year’s air show honors first responders by featuring several performances and displays that highlight first responders and their accomplishments. - Marines demonstrate the capabilities of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show on MCAS Miramar, Calif., Sept. 27. This year’s air show honors first responders by featuring several performances and displays that highlight first responders and their accomplishments.

Take to the Skies: 2019 Miramar Air Show

The Marines of Marine Corps Air Station MIramar conduct a demonstration at the 2019 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air...

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A U.S. Marine prepares to climb a rope during the High Intensity Tactical Training Tactical Athlete Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sept. 10, 2019. Marines from all over the Marine Corps compete to become the Ultimate Tactical Champion by testing their speed, agility, power, strength and endurance during the HITT Tactical Athlete Championship. - A U.S. Marine prepares to climb a rope during the High Intensity Tactical Training Tactical Athlete Championship at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Sept. 10, 2019. Marines from all over the Marine Corps compete to become the Ultimate Tactical Champion by testing their speed, agility, power, strength and endurance during the HITT Tactical Athlete Championship.

Blood, Sweat and Tears - 2019 HITT Championship

Marines from far and wide accept this annual challenge, and there is no exception this year at the 2019 High Intensity...

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U.S. Marines with 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, a unit based out of Tampa Bay, Florida, conduct a safety brief to Brazilian, Colombian, Peruvian, Chilean, Argentinian and Ecuadorian Marines before a ship-to-shore exercise during UNITAS LX on the Brazilian Marine Corps Base of Ilha do Governador, Brazil, Aug. 20, 2019. UNITAS is the world’s longest-running, annual exercise and brings together multinational forces from 11 countries to include Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Mexico, Great Britain and the United States. The exercise focuses in strengthening the existing regional partnerships and encourages establishing new relationships through the exchange of maritime mission-focused knowledge and expertise during multinational training operations. - U.S. Marines with 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, a unit based out of Tampa Bay, Florida, conduct a safety brief to Brazilian, Colombian, Peruvian, Chilean, Argentinian and Ecuadorian Marines before a ship-to-shore exercise during UNITAS LX on the Brazilian Marine Corps Base of Ilha do Governador, Brazil, Aug. 20, 2019. UNITAS is the world’s longest-running, annual exercise and brings together multinational forces from 11 countries to include Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Mexico, Great Britain and the United States. The exercise focuses in strengthening the existing regional partnerships and encourages establishing new relationships through the exchange of maritime mission-focused knowledge and expertise during multinational training operations.

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Marine and naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Great Britain...

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U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, depart for a hike during exercise Resolute Sun at Fort Story Virginia, June 16, 2019. U.S. Marines participated in the exercise to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while conducting joint training with U.S. Army during a joint logistics over the shore scenario. - U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, depart for a hike during exercise Resolute Sun at Fort Story Virginia, June 16, 2019. U.S. Marines participated in the exercise to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while conducting joint training with U.S. Army during a joint logistics over the shore scenario.

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The exercise allowed Marines to increase combat operational readiness in amphibious and prepositioning operations while...

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U.S. Marine Corps veteran Isaac Blunt fends off an Air Force defender at the DoD Warrior Games wheelchair basketball tournament in Tampa, Florida, June 24, 2019. The 2019 Warrior Games consist of 13 Paralympic-style sports, and more than 300 athletes representing the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command, and five international teams. - U.S. Marine Corps veteran Isaac Blunt fends off an Air Force defender at the DoD Warrior Games wheelchair basketball tournament in Tampa, Florida, June 24, 2019. The 2019 Warrior Games consist of 13 Paralympic-style sports, and more than 300 athletes representing the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command, and five international teams.

Warrior Games 2019

 The Warrior Games were established in 2010 as a way to enhance the recovery and rehabilitation of wounded warriors and to...

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