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February 12, 2016

Webcast: Marine Commandant discusses future of the Corps with Marines

Scheduled from Feb 12 2016 10:27 AM EST to Feb 18 2016 11:40 AM EST

The 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, will hold a town hall with Marines Feb. 12, 2015, to discuss his planning guidance, expectations for Marines, and the state and future of the Corps.

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February 11, 2016

Images: Motivation run pumps up Parris Island’s newest Marines

Photos by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert
Date Posted:02.11.2016 09:43

Commanding officer of the Recruit Training Regiment, and commanding officers from 1st Recruit Training Battalion and 4th Recruit Training Battalion, lead new Marines of Charlie Company and Oscar Company on a motivational run Feb. 11, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. Both companies are scheduled to graduate Feb. 12, 2016.

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By Pfc. George Melendez, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
11 Feb 2016

MARINE XORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. -- The faint whir of helicopter rotors can be heard in the distance and gets louder as it slices through the desert air overhead. The AH-1Z “Viper” attack helicopter comes to a complete stop, hovering steadily in the sky. A red dash of fire suddenly amasses from the aircraft’s mounted rocket launcher, delivering hell’s fury onto simulated enemies beneath, leaving nothing but a lingering blanket of black smoke.

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February 9, 2016

Images: Co. K - Receiving

Date Taken:02.08.2016 | Date Posted:02.09.2016 16:41

Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Feb. 8 in various stages of receiving. Kilo Company is scheduled to graduate May 6.

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By Cpl. Fatmeh Saad, II Marine Expeditionary Force
9 Feb 2016

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina -- Staff Sgt. Nathan A. Hervey, an instructor with the Advanced Infantry Training Battalion at the School of Infantry-East, was awarded a Bronze Star Medal at Stone Bay rifle range, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Feb. 5.


February 8, 2016


By Lance Cpl. Harley Robinson, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
8 Feb 2016

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif -- Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 took part in exercise Scorpion Fire 1-16 on and near Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, Jan. 25 to Feb. 5, 2016.


February 6, 2016

Webcast: 2nd Marine Division 75th Anniversary Parade

Scheduled from Feb 06 2016 9:45 AM EST to Feb 06 2016 12:00 PM EST

The 2nd Marine Division is celebrating their 75th
anniversary Feb. 6, 2016, with a parade marking a longstanding relationship
with the city of Jacksonville and the local community. The parade, through
downtown Jacksonville, begins at 10:00 a.m. and is anticipated to conclude
at 12 p.m. The 2nd Marine Division band will perform a free concert at
Northside High School at 6:00 p.m.

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Images: 31st MEU, Bonhomme Richard depart Okinawa

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Zachary Dyer/Released
Date Posted:02.06.2016 20:44

The USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulls out of port at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 6, 2016. The Marines and sailors of the 31st MEU and the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group are currently on their spring deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.

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February 5, 2016

10 NFL Players Who Have Served in the Military

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Katie Lange
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Super Bowl 50 is almost upon us, everyone! It’s an annual football, food and fun fest that draws in about 114 million American viewers a year, including service members stationed all over the world.

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