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    Night Lights

    Pfcs. Greg Zecher and Nicholas Roberts, machine gunners with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, illuminate the night sky by firing tracer rounds from their weapons during Exercise Clear, Hold, Build 3 on Marine  [Read more...]

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    On Patrol

    A local Afghan goat farmer directs his herd around a convoy with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment in the Garmsir district, Sept. 20, 2011. From Sept. 19 to 24, elements from Bravo and Hotel Company  [Read more...]

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    To the Finish

    The 36th Marine Corps Marathon wheelchair and hand cycle participants depart from the start line in one of the Nation’s largest group of cycle marathoners.  The 26.2-mile “People’s Marathon” is the final race of the  [Read more...]

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    Demonstration area valuable asset to the Corps

    If you want to know how the latest pickup truck handles, you can visit your local auto dealer. When the Marine Corps needs to see how a new turret for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle  [Read more...]

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    Deep Cover

    A Marine Scout Sniper conceals himself as he sites in on his target aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., during the Scout Sniper Training Course. Sniper students must successfully complete three phases of training: marksmanship  [Read more...]

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    The ethical, fighting warrior

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.– The morning dew was still heavy on the ground as students in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructor trainer course at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., set out for  [Read more...]

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    Sea Monsters

    Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Romanian Marines wait to return to the USS Whidbey Island while ashore at Capu Midia, Romania. The Romanian and American Marines were  [Read more...]

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    First In Flight

    In Dec. 1947, the Marine Corps organized Marine Helicopter Squadron One to test how to use helicopter support with airborne ship-to-shore troop movement in its amphibious assault tactics. Since that time, HMX-1 has performed many  [Read more...]

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    Captain Lucas Frokjer, officer-in-charge of the flightline for Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, reunites with his family after returning from a seven-month deployment. The squadron’s Marines were welcomed home by a large crowd of family  [Read more...]

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    From Rifles to Ravens

    Infantrymen cross train with unmanned aircraft systems MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii – Carefully wielding the controls of an unmanned aircraft vehicle and system pricier than his annual salary, Lance Cpl. Michael Cuneo stands  [Read more...]

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    Flight Line

    The flight crews of two CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262, assess the situation in a landing zone. The Marines evaluated the zone for possible threats, after a combat assault landing  [Read more...]

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    Marines Bring the Corps to Life at Marine Week St. Louis

      ST. LOUIS – The city of St. Louis will never be the same. Following successful campaigns in Chicago and Boston, more than 700 Marines descended upon the city of St. Louis to conduct the  [Read more...]

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    Gunfighters Salute: Huey crewman awarded honors for heroism

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – On June 18, 2010, two UH-1Y Huey helicopter crews with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 flew to the aid of ground forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The  [Read more...]

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    New Top Enlisted: ‘Warfighter’ Takes Charge as New Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

    WASHINGTON — “The Marines in uniform today, every single one of them, had a choice — and they all chose to serve. I get to serve them. I am privileged to serve in this capacity,” said  [Read more...]

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    Free Falling

    Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune, N.C. — Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force fine-tuned their free-falling skills. The Recon Marines trained to make silent airborne insertions – an absolute necessity for the  [Read more...]