Mission Execution

Apr 2, 2014

Author David Ulbricht (Ph.D.) On Thomas Holcomb and Today's Marine Corps

Historian and best-selling author David J. Ulbrich (Ph.D.) held a book signing at The Marine Shop in Quantico on March 18, 2014. Marines had the...
Apr 2, 2014

Maj Rick Spooner, USMC(Ret), Debuts His New Novel at The Marine Shop

The Marine Corps Association & Foundation hosted a reception and book signing at the Globe & Laurel restaurant just outside Marine Corps Base...
Apr 1, 2014

Author Interview with Mark Huffman and BGen William Weise

Mark Huffman, author of "One Magnificent Bastard: BGen William Weise, USMC (Ret)," was present for a book signing at The Marine Shop in Quantico, VA, March...
Mar 26, 2014

Fighting Fifth CO Receives Honorable Mention in Leadership Writing Contest

Col Jason Bohm, commanding officer, Fifth Marine Regiment, received an honorable mention in the 2013 Gen. Robert E. Hogaboom Leadership Writing Contest...
  • White Socks Matter

    You often find warfighters wearing white socks when forward deployed or in the field. This is an innocent transgression and makes practical sense given the hot training conditions of recent past. So you might...


From Our Blogs

MCA&F Blog

Apr 14, 2014 | Sea Stories
Met a guy in Wal-Mart not long ago wearing a cap with a Marine emblem and made the comment: “nice cover.” He smiled, replying he hadn’t heard the term “cover” since he got out years ago. I found out he enlisted back in the late 1940’s as I did, serving four years before getting out. “Oh,” he said...

The Gazette Blog

As the Marine Corps ends over a decade of sustained combat operations and is reduced to its lowest force structure in recent history, leaders at all levels need to be more adaptive than ever. The Marine Corps has faced similar problems in the past but still managed to drive excellence and...

Upcoming Programs & Events

Apr 17, 2014 - 18:00

Hosted by the Marine Corps Association & Foundation in coordination with HQMC, please join us at the widely...

Apr 29, 2014 - 18:00

The MCA&F Combat Development Dinner is ...

May 8, 2014 - 18:00

MCA&F invites you to celebrate the Marine of the Year Award for each Marine Division.

We will also...

Marine Corps History

Today in History

April 17


Marines were aboard the USS Preble when she became the first American warship to visit Okinawa.

This Month in History

Dominican Republic

My first cross-country flight in Santo Domingo was a good initiation into the country, its flying possibilities and limitations. I left the field at Consuelo with...


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