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Posts Tagged ‘Career’

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    Faces in the Ranks

    Cpl. Brady A. Gustafson Eagan, Minn. Age: 21 Occupation: Rifleman Unit:Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment

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    Hard Times

    Recruiting during economic hardship Historically during times of recession, military recruitment picks up and it’s easy to understand why. The military guarantees a steady paycheck, housing and medical benefits that in a stressed economy may  [Read more...]

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    In 2007 the Marine Corps announced it would “Grow the Force” to an end strength of 202,000 by 2011. It’s 2009, and the corps had reached its goal – TWO years early. Some sources partly attribute this success by Marines motivated to “stay Marine” since the Corps’ culture is one that rewards proven performance and takes care of its own.

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    Do your MCIs

    Rank on the line for some corporals Corporals, did you complete your “Leading Marines,” Marine Corps Institute, correspondence course? If not, you may want to jump on it fast or you may be reduced back  [Read more...]

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    Women & Marines

    In today’s corps, women play a vital role in the operating forces at home and abroad Female Marines execute their daily tasks just as their male counterparts do from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit  [Read more...]