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Aug 27, 2014

Trekking on the Cateran Trail

It’s a cool 60 degrees with patchy rain as a group of U.S. Marines trek through...

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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

Aug 25, 2015 | Gen Gray
Others follow you for what you are, because they believe in you and what you do. You look in a mirror to see how you look. You look in the faces of others to know what you are. Earlier this year, the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies published a great compilation of leadership thoughts and...

Marine Corps History

Today in History

September 1


Eagle, Globe, and Anchor1936 - Mitchell Paige, Medal of Honor recipient for heroism during the campaign for Guadalcanal (1942) enlists in the Marine Corps in Baltimore, MD.
Related Article: Mitchell Paige: Forgotten Hero
By Tom Bartlett Leatherneck Magazine (October 1992)


This Month in History

Since 1775 the Marine Corps has, as stated in "The Marines' Hymn," "fought in every clime and place where we can take a gun," but it has performed a great many other functions as well. Marines were with Roy...