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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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    Back in the Day

    Assault on Tinian On July 24, 1944, the 4th Marine Division made the first and only shore-to-shore amphibious assault on the beaches of Tinian during WWII. The campaign for Tinian was a crucial part of  [Read more...]

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    Corps Knowledge

    What aviation squadron is the oldest active Marine squadron? Black Sheep, Attack Squadron 214 Ace of Spades, Attack Squadron 231 Cowboys, Fighter Attack Squadron 112 Vengeance, Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 What was the first  [Read more...]

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    Noteworthy Marine

    Cpl. Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams  May 26, 1943, “Woody” was accepted into the Marine Corps. He trained as a demolition man and flamethrower and was subsequently deployed to the Pacific. Woody landed on the beaches  [Read more...]

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    Thankful to the Corps: One Marine’s 9/11 call to action

    On Sept. 11, 2001, David W. Karnes was working as an accountant at Deloitte’s national office in Connecticut. The prior service infantry staff sergeant’s location was a little more than an hour drive from New  [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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    Medal of Honor

    What medal was created in 1862, has been awarded 3,500 times, and has its own flag? History is very important to the Marine Corps, so check out the knowledge test to see how much you really know about the Medal of Honor, our country’s highest military decoration.

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    Military Symbols

    Do these symbols look familiar to you? If you want to be a part of the fight in a deploying unit, these are some basic symbols you need to know when identifying units on a  [Read more...]

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    Trendsetters

    This devil dog was the first female Marine selected for naval aviation training and received her wings April 21, 1995. She was the first female Marine to pilot an MV-22 Osprey. He was the first  [Read more...]