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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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    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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    In November the Marine Corps bid farewell to their commandant, Gen. James T. Conway, and welcomed Gen. James F. Amos, the first naval aviator to take charge as the senior Marine. As the Corps moves  [Read more...]

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    PHOTO SET: JULY – SEPT. 2010

    Marines and their families have endured the brunt of a two-front war for more than nine years. With less than 100 Marines left in Iraq, the Corps looks toward Afghanistan determined to achieve the same  [Read more...]

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    Marines have deployed to combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan for nearly nine years. Sending a Corps of Marines whom are both effective and experienced at fighting unseen and unknown faces of terrorism has proven  [Read more...]

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    PHOTO SET: JAN. – MAR. 2010

    Marines take pride in knowing that our Corps is the most proficient fighting force in the world. No matter where we go, we are recognized as the essence of our core values. It is our  [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.

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    Photo Set – U.S. Marines Haiti Relief

    Following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Caribbean Island nation of Haiti Jan 12, U.S. Marines were sent to help the thousands there in need of aid. Marines with the 22nd and 24th Marine Expeditionary Units are part of the Navy and Marine Corps humanitarian mission. In all, there are more than 5,000 Marines in Haiti to assist with U.S. support efforts.

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    Photo Set – Marines At Sea

    A Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is a scalable, multi-purpose force of more than 2,200 Marines and sailors. The MEU consists of a Ground Combat Element, Aviation Combat Element, Logistics Combat Element, and a Command Element.

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    2009 Marine Corps Marathon

    Nearly 21,000 runners crossed the start line at today’s Marine Corps Marathon. The 26.2 mile race took participants on a journey through the streets of Arlington, Va., and Washington, D.C. culminating with a finish at  [Read more...]