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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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From Our Blogs

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

May 28, 2015 | Editorial
A disclaimer is in order. I am not dispassionate about Professional Military Education (PME). My last billet on active duty was as the last director of Amphibious Warfare School and the first director of the Expeditionary Warfare School, the successor to AWS. After retirement, I worked for Marine...

Marine Corps History

Today in History

July 28

1779

Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

1779 - Captain John Welsh and thirteen Marines are killed in an assault on Fort George at Penobscot Bay, Maine.
1918
- BGen John A. Lejeune assumed command of the 2d U.S. Army Division in France.
Related Story: Excerpts from 1775-1825 By Robert Leckie Leatherneck Magazine (Nov 1962)

 

 

This Month in History

The Defense Of Guam

By MajGen Haruo Umezawa and Col Louis Metzger

The battle to recapture Guam ended at noon, 15...