Mission Execution

Feb 11, 2015

Marine Captain Wins Parry Writing Award for CAS Essay

Col John Rahe, the Commanding Officer of MATSG-22, presents the...
Feb 11, 2015

MCA&F Recognizes Excellence at the CMC Combined Awards Ceremony

The Marine Corps Association & Foundation helped recognize the finalists for the 2014 Commandant of the Marine Corps Combined Awards during a...
Feb 10, 2015

Iwo Jima Veteran Visits Deploying Marines

It’s one thing to read a history book, quite another to talk to the veteran who lived it. A group of Marines from 1st...
  • 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

Feb 23, 2015 | Sea Stories
Lieutenant General Henry W. Buse, Jr., Brigadier General Michael P. Ryan, and Major General Bruno A. Hochmuth, discuss matters of the coming events for Camp Carroll, Vietnam. DEFENSE DEPT PHOTO (MARINE CORPS) A188590 In April 1968 I was a first lieutenant and acting Public Affairs Officer of the...

The Gazette Blog

Jan 26, 2015 | Editorial
On this month’s cover, we have a unique rendition of a scene from the Battle of Iwo Jima—a battle that was fought 70 years ago this month. The bas-relief sculpture, “First on Suribachi,” was commissioned by MCA&F Member Manuel Carazo—a generous supporter of MCA&F—in commemoration of the...

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March 2


Vietnam, Battle for Hue declared finished. Allied estimates of North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong casualties ranged from 2,500 to 5,000 while Marines had 142 dead and 1,100 wounded.

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"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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