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Posts Tagged ‘Combat’

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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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    Guard your Grill – Maxillofacial Shield

    The Ballistic Protective Maxillofacial Shield, made by Gentex Corporation, is a piece of personal protective equipment made to shield a Marine’s face from shrapnel and other ballistic threats faced on today’s battlefield.

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    Fallujah – Looking Back at the Fury

    Marines Magazine is proud to acknowledge the passing of five years since the Battle of Fallujah, arguably the fiercest combat Marines have seen since the Vietnam War. As time passes, more and more Marines only read or hear about this event as history.

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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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    Remebering Our Roots

    Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, were hooking and jabbing in Afghanistan, setting the tone for future operations in the Helmand Province. Back on the forward operating base, two Marines with Regimental Combat Team 3 decided to provide a little extra motivation to their fellow Devil Dogs, constructing a memorial in the image of an iconic Marine photograph.

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    Death From Above

    Corps’ premiere air-controllers back with 11th MEU FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — After years of estrangement from Marine expeditionary units, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company personnel, or Anglico, the Corp’s air controllers, are once  [Read more...]

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    WWII: Marines In Europe

    Wherever war is waged, Marines will be found – guarding or fighting. Although the Marine Corps’ battle was mostly in the Pacific during World War II, some Marines were assigned to serve with certain Navy  [Read more...]

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    Mess with the Best, Die like the Rest

    Marines strike insurgent positions in Afghanistan NOW ZAD, Afghanistan — Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Afghanistan conducted a major combat operation against insurgent forces in Now Zad, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 3.

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    Hallowed Ground

    Yuma-based Avengers’ history reawakened on trip to Wake Island WAKE ISLAND — More than 67 years ago, the forbearers of one Yuma-based squadron faced impossible odds on this remote Pacific atoll as swells of Japanese troops  [Read more...]

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    Honorable Acts

    Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Mooi, a 22-year-old from Boeing Berk, Ill., receives the Navy Cross from Col. Robert G. Oltman during an awards ceremony Jan. 8. Three Marines and a corpsman were also awarded the  [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...]