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March 24, 2017

Double-Amputee Marine Vet Joins New York Police Department

By Frank Eltman AP
March 24, 2017, at 8:26 p.m.
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police department.

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.

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March 17, 2017

Charlie Company – Initial Strength Test – March 10, 2017

Photo by Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren
Date Taken: 03.10.2017 | Date Posted: 03.17.2017 13:18

Recruits finish an initial strength test March 10, 2017, on Parris Island, S.C. After passing the initial strength test, these recruits will be assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. The initial strength test ensures recruits meet the minimum physical requirements in order to begin training. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate June 2, 2017.

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March 16, 2017

2nd Med Bn trains to save lives

Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 am
by Lance Cpl. Ashley Lawson II Marine Expeditionary Force

Navy doctors and corpsmen with 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in Naval Medical Augmentation Program training at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Feb. 27 through March 2.

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March 15, 2017

Marine Corps social media policy: Cyberbullying is illegal

By: Jeff Schogol, March 15, 2017

Marine Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has made it clear that Marines who engage in cyberbullying and other predatory behavior online can face criminal charges.

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https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/articles/marines-update-social-media-policy

March 13, 2017

Camp Pendleton's 75th Anniversary: Korean War

Video by Lance Cpl. Dylan Overbay
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Date Taken: 03.13.2017 | Date Posted: 03.13.2017 22:58

A part of the Camp Pendleton 75th Anniversary series that highlights Camp Pendleton's involvement in Marine Corps History. During the Korean War, Camp Pendleton deployed and trained well over 200 thousand Marines.

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ACE Trains to Survive Behind Enemy Lines

U.S. Marine Corps Photos and Video by Lance Cpl. Dusty B. Kilcrease
Date Taken: 03.10.2017 | Date Posted: 03.13.2017 15:19

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Aviation Combat Element enhances their survival, evasion, resistance, and escape tactics and techniques during Realistic Urban Training, March 10, 2017. This training is designed to enhance their quick-reaction skills in the event they find themselves stranded in hostile territory and are identified by the enemy or unfriendly locals. Marines train to be decisive and to respond quickly with sound judgement, because the worst decision a Marine can make in the midst of a crisis is no decision at all.

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March 9, 2017

Battle Color Detachment performs aboard Combat Center

03.08.2017
Courtesy Story
Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms

The Battle Color Detachment, which is comprised of the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, Color Guard and the Silent Drill Platoon, celebrates the historic pride of the Marine Corps through music and ceremonial drill. Each year, these Marines travel worldwide to demonstrate the discipline and “Esprit de Corps” of Marines.

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March 8, 2017

Why We Stay

Video by Pfc. Mike Hernandez
Date Taken: 03.03.2017 | Date Posted: 03.08.2017 10:03
1st Marine Division

A section leader for 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, talks about his experience in the Marine Corps, the reasons why he enlisted and why he has decided to stay within the Marine Corps and serve his country for the future.

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March 2, 2017

Delta Motivational Run

(U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Sarah Stegall/Released
03.02.2017
Courtesy Photos

U.S. Marines with Company D., 1st Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, motivational run at the parade deck on Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., March 2, 2017. The Motivational Run is conducted on Family Day before the new Marines see their families again after thirteen weeks of training.

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24th MEU mans the rails

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Autmn Bobby | 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Date Taken: 03.01.2017 | Date Posted: 03.02.2017

Marines and Sailors with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit man the rails as amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) prepares to go underway for deployment March 1, 2017. The 24th MEU will operate in Europe and the Middle East in the coming months providing crisis response and contingency support for combatant commanders, including maritime security operations, humanitarian assistance, and advance force operations.

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24th MEU mans the rails

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Autmn Bobby | 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit
Date Taken: 03.01.2017 | Date Posted: 03.02.2017

Marines and Sailors with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit man the rails as amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) prepares to go underway for deployment March 1, 2017. The 24th MEU will operate in Europe and the Middle East in the coming months providing crisis response and contingency support for combatant commanders, including maritime security operations, humanitarian assistance, and advance force operations.

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2nd Medical Battalion conducts Naval Medical Augmentation Program Training

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Tyler W. Stewart
2nd Marine Logistics Group - Combat Camera
Date Taken: 03.02.2017 | Date Posted: 03.03.2017 14:58

U.S. Sailors with 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, conduct mass casualty training on Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 2, 2017. Sailors participated in the training in preparation for real world events and deployments.

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15th MEU to execute Realistic Urban Training prior to deployment

Marine Corps story by Cpl. Hannah Perkins, video by Cpl. Timothy Valero
15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Date Taken: 03.01.2017 | Date Posted: 03.02.2017 16:59

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marine and Sailors of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will execute Realistic Urban Training March 6-18, 2017, from Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center 29 Palms, California, and varying cities in Arizona, in order to prepare for their upcoming deployment later this year.

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