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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 3

1944

Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

1944 - PFC Frank P. Witek earned the Medal of Honor for standing to fire a full magazine from his automatic at point-blank range into a depression housing Japanese troops allowing a greater part of his platoon to take cover after a surprise attack at the Battle of Finegayen.
1950
- Eight VMF-214 Corsairs led by squadron executive officer, Major Robert P. Keller, catapulted from the deck of the USS Sicily to launch the first blow of the Korean War for the Marine Corps.
Related Article: Guam's Gallant and Intrepid Leatherneck Magazine (July 1994)

 

 

This Month in History

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