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Archive for June, 2010

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    Fallujah – Looking Back at the Fury

    Marines Magazine is proud to acknowledge the passing of five years since the Battle of Fallujah, arguably the fiercest combat Marines have seen since the Vietnam War. As time passes, more and more Marines only read or hear about this event as history.

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    Marine Corps Body Bearers

    WASHINGTON – It’s an iconic scene: Six men stand together halfway around the world from home and raise a flag on top of Mount Suribachi. When the men returned home, their story of valor on  [Read more...]

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    Marine Corps Professional Reading Program

    Test your literary knowledge with our quiz on books from the Corps professional reading program.

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    The Gadsden Flag: ’Don’t Tread on Me’

    The history of the United States Marine Corps is unlike any other, and though it has seen many brethren tried in countless battles, its tradition continues to run as deep as the blood sacrificed during  [Read more...]

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    GREENS – Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy System

    Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy System – GREENS The clean-energy revolution has reached the Marine Corps. In an effort to develop a source of energy for units at the tip of the spear, the Office of  [Read more...]

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    Forward, March!

    NEW YORK — Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 26 marched in the 90th annual Veterans Day Parade in New York City in honor of military members both past and present Nov.  [Read more...]

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    Sgt. Maj. Bradley A. Kasal

    On Nov. 13, 2004, while serving as the company first sergeant for Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Kasal accompanied members of 1st Section, Combined Anti-Armor Platoon, during the Battle of Fallujah. Kasal and  [Read more...]

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    PHOTO SET: OCT. – DEC. 2009

    The Marine Corps thrives on competitive spirit and encourages Marines to use it to better themselves. This motivation to win pushes Marines to go above and beyond what is required: working out, running for miles,  [Read more...]

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    PHOTO SET: JUL. – SEPT. 2009

    As the world moves into the age of social media, we at MARINES are using the new technology to see how it can benefit our mission Corpswide. A great thing about the Marine Corps is  [Read more...]

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    Here at Marines we say there is not much of a downside to an all volunteer military. There is quite an upside though – it’s knowing that each and every Marine wants to be here  [Read more...]

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    Photo Set – Afghanistan

    Marines in Afghanistan currently serve under the command of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, which is deployed to support NATO’s International Security Assistance Force to participate in counterinsurgency operations.