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    Trailblazers. War fighters. Role Models.

    Marines set the standard for professionalism, courtesy, respect, discipline and integrity. We are trailblazers, decision-makers, and war fighters. Together we bear the weight of the nation on our shoulders. But on a smaller scale, we  [Read more...]

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    Getting promoted is just that simple

    “I talk to Marines all the time who wait until they lose a promotion spot the first time around before they start doing what they need to do to get promoted,” said Sgt. Omar A.  [Read more...]

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    Uncle Sam pays for your college

    Education is an important element in today’s military, and the Marine Corps is doing what it can to send its active and veteran members to school. As a Marine, deciding on a plan to take  [Read more...]

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    Your Car: Keep it Running — Keep it Safe

    Neglecting the maintenance of your car can be one of the worst things you can do to your social life. Poor maintenance can lead to a dent in your wallet, your liberty fun, and worst  [Read more...]

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    You’ve Got a Friend in Me: Marines Impact Military Children in Mentoring Program

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — It’s a normal Tuesday afternoon and Marines across Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., are getting off work and heading home to their families or to the barracks.  [Read more...]

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    Shoot ‘Em Up

    Black Ops, the latest addition to the Call of Duty franchise, has breathed new life into that oh-so-familiar game that many of us have spent hour upon hour slaying virtual enemies. If you thought Black  [Read more...]

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    The Heat is On

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.  — Some were blind, others were amputees — but for the first ever Marine Corps Trials, wounded warriors from all over the world did not let their injuries deter their  [Read more...]

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    The 35th Annual Marine Corps Marathon

    ARLINGTON, Va. – “I’m a little nervous, have some butterflies; it’s the final stage of prep,” said Capt. Richard Jennings, 12 hours before the start of the 35th annual Marine Corps Marathon.

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    All About the Basics: Tips from the Pros

    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – The phrase, “every Marine a rifleman,” can be attributed to the level of skill a Marine possesses with a rifle. Not everyone is born a rifleman, but with proper  [Read more...]

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    Warrior Games

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The days were long, the competition was gripping, anticipation overwhelming and Marines were outnumbered four-to-one. The odds may not have been in their favor, but the Marines welcomed the challenges of  [Read more...]

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    Motorcycle Safety: A Two Way Approach

    ARLINGTON, Va – Motorcycles are hard to see while driving down the road and can easily be hidden in a vehicle’s blind spot. The end result in these situations can be fatal. Motorcycles are the  [Read more...]

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    Corps Realigns Tattoo Policy

    Sgt. Lucien Lewis, a career planner with Headquarters Marine Corps, poses to show the tattoos on his arms. As a career planner, Lewis provides guidance to Marines about future job prospects and how tattoos may  [Read more...]

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    Reaching Out

    Marines take pride in everything they do and taking the time to volunteer in the community is no exception. Marines were able to lend a much needed hand to help feed Chicago residence and clean up the “Windy City.”

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    Restoring the City

    Marines take pride in everything they do and taking the time to volunteer in the community is no exception. Marines were able to lend a much needed hand to help feed Chicago residence and clean up the “Windy City.” 

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    Hang loose in the Heart of Honolulu

    Chief Tuimauga, a member of the Hale Koa Hotel luau, demonstrates the skill of climbing a tree to retrieve coconuts. The Hale Koa, an Armed Forces Recreation Center resort, hosts a luau on Mondays and  [Read more...]