Mission Execution

Feb 19, 2015

Marjah Marines Reunite Five Years Later

On February 13, 2010, the Battle for Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan commenced. Exactly five years later, more than 300 Marines and sailors...
Feb 1, 2015

Help Us Honor the 70th Anniversary of Iwo Jima

Marines understand...
Feb 11, 2015

Marine Captain Wins Parry Writing Award for CAS Essay

Col John Rahe, the Commanding Officer of MATSG-22, presents the...
  • Beachhead: Da Nang

    They called it a combat landing. And it was. It was the first landing by U.S. Marines on a hostile shore since the Korean War. But like their peacekeeper landing in Lebanon in 1958, the Marines were met on the...

  • Fixing Fires Afloat

    Expeditionary Force 21 (EF 21), our capstone document, describes how we will face future security challenges as part of a naval, Joint, and combined force. Force design is predicated on eight...

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MCA&F Blog

Mar 3, 2015 | History
If memory serves, it was early in 1958 when I was editor of the Parris Island BOOT when a young first lieutenant reported from Okinawa as Assistant Informational Services Officer, which meant serving as OiC of the BOOT. The young guy was not a happy camper as he had expected to be assigned as a...

The Gazette Blog

Mar 3, 2015 | Editorial
I have written in a previous editorial that one of my drill instructors had strongly averred that there was only one color in the Marine Corps and that was Marine Green. Often, we have heard the Corps referred to as the Green Machine or Mother Green. I fully subscribe to my old DI’s philosophy, but...

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Marine Corps History

Today in History

March 5


The 7th Marine Regiment disbanded at Camp Pendleton following their return from China. Personnel and equipment were transferred to the 3d Marine Brigade.

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This Month in History

"My Dear Mother," wrote LT Smedley D. Butler, age just 20: "Well, here we are about 200 miles from our destination and steaming 15 knots or about 17 miles an hour. We expect to arrive about noon tomorrow, but I...


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