August 28, 2014

San Diego Chargers attend military appreciation day aboard MCAS Miramar

Marines, Sailors and family members attended a San Diego Chargers military appreciation day aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Aug. 27...

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September 26, 2014

Lima Company digs in for its final pre-deployment evaluation

As hills towered over the undisturbed buildings of Combat Town 25, a distant rumble could be heard disrupting the stillness just over the horizon. A pair of MV-22B Osprey broke the ridgeline sending a...

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October 9, 2014

VMX-22 receives first F-35B aircraft

Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 received its first F-35B aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, California for operational testing Oct. 9, 2014.“VMX-22’s mission is to conduct operational...

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October 10, 2014

Driving out domestic violence; MCLB Albany promotes awareness

Sirens from police cruisers blared as more than 40 motorcycles crept behind, demanding attention from onlookers as the motorcade passed.The slow-moving convoy was in support of the Domestic Violence...

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October 16, 2014

Montford Point Marine widow accepts Congressional Gold Medal

African American’s service to the United States can be traced back to the country’s inception. It wasn’t until the twentieth century that service members were truly integrated in military units.In...

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October 22, 2014

Marines train for helicopter raids

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, participated in a helicopter raid exercise here Oct. 16.Marines with BLT 3/1 are the 15th...

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October 28, 2014

Marine Corps Marathon still running after 39 years

U.S. Marine and Medal of Honor recipient Cpl. Kyle Carpenter skydived through the crisp morning air to the starting line as competitors started to amass on the long stretch of road awaiting the blast...

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November 18, 2014

3rd LE Bn Fast-ropes with dogs

After unfastening his safety belt, a Marine double checks his gear and dog’s harness. He stands up and waits for the Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques master to allow him to grab the rope. Taking...

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November 18, 2014

Marine Corps Heroes: Pvt. Chester Nez

This American Indian Heritage Month, we highlight Pvt. Chester Nez, one of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers, unsung heroes who were responsible for decoding and relaying clear and accurate...

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November 19, 2014

America’s company rolls through Tank Mechanized Assault Course

Marines with Company A, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, conducted the Tank Mechanized Assault Course aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Nov. 2-3, 2014...

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December 1, 2014

4th Marines hosts historic commander’s cup competition

PULL! PULL! PULL!” the crowd chanted as their respective teams battled for every inch during the tug-of-war contest. Fatigue hit and feet slipped as the flag shifted. The Marines, from every...

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January 27, 2015

Striding in rememberance of Bataan Death March

Sgt. Maj. Justin LeHew, the Sergeant Major of Training and Education Command at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.,  reflects on his completion of the 25th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March, held at...

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February 20, 2015

Post of Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps changes hands

The 17th Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett relinquished his post to the 18th Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green  Feb. 20, 2015, at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. The passage...

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March 6, 2015

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force officer joins U.S. Marines for ITX

After three years in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Lt. Ryota Hasebe finally got his chance to work with the U.S. Marines.Hasebe, 28, joined the JGSDF in 2011 as an artillery officer, for...

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April 20, 2015

EOD ignites good relations

An International Association of Bomb Technicians & Investigators conference was held for the first time at the Explosive Ordnance Disposal building aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Wednesday and...

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