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Feb 25, 2014

The Few, The Proud: Marine Veteran Recounts the History, Legacy of Montford Point

The Marine Corps has been a home for thousands of men and women who want the opportunity to fight for their country. But...
Apr 20, 2015

Sergeant Major's Article Wins Coveted Gazette Writing Award

MCA&F’s West Coast Representative, SgtMaj Frank Pulley, USMC (Ret), presented SgtMaj James D. Willeford with the Sergeant Major of the...
Jul 1, 2015

Donor Spotlight – Maj Robert Keadle

Maj Robert Keadle hails from a family that puts country and military service first. Seven great-uncles and two great- grandfathers fought in the...
  • Reforming CCLEB and CPIB

    The Commandant’s Career-Level Education Board (CCLEB) and the Commandant’s Professional Intermediate-Level Education Board (CPIB)—processes for screening and slating officers to attend resident professional...


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MCA&F Blog

Jul 15, 2015 | Space-A Travel
Also read: Way Up North to Alaska (Part 1) Way Up North to Alaska (Part 2) Watching hundreds of seals and sea lions cavort at Fisherman's Wharf. (Ed Note: A great perk for military retired folk is being able to fly on military aircraft. This series highlights trips all over the world thanks to...

The Gazette Blog

I don't imagine this post will do a whole lot to reenergize the dialogue on this blog, but I thought I'd type a quick post here to share something worth watching, in hopes of stimulating some thought/discussion and reinvigorating the exchange of ideas in this space that the Marine Corps Gazette...

Marine Corps History

Today in History

August 1


Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

After nine days of fighting in a battle termed "the perfect amphibious operation of World War II," MajGen Harry Schmidt, commander of V Amphibious Corps, declared the island of Tinian secured.
1960 - The Corps’ Enlisted Rank and Pay Structure Board revised the rank structure, incorporating lance corporals, E8s and E9s.



This Month in History

Makin Island Raid

The Makin Raid