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Apr 8, 2015

April Donor Spotlight: Don Hall

The legendary yellow footprints at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island are...
Apr 13, 2015

Marines Learn Lessons From Battle Study at Normandy Beach

The Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Crisis Response-Africa are the tip of the spear. They must be ready to...
  • F-35B “Howls” Overhead

    The skies over Beaufort, S.C., have been filled with Marine Corps aircraft since the base first opened its doors as a naval air station in the midst of World War II.

    So people there are used to the roar...

  • Ready to Fight

    As the Deputy Commandant of Aviation, it is my honor to address you in this month’s aviation issue of the Gazette. I’m incredibly proud of all that Marine aviation has accomplished in the last year. Our...

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MCA&F Blog

Apr 21, 2015 | History
(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 military flight and a lot of perseverance. Enjoy). We simply cannot believe Chesty Puller or, in more recent years, Gen Jim Mattis, saying "nuts" to...

The Gazette Blog

Apr 24, 2015 | Editorial
As we traditionally do in the May issue, we highlight Marine Corps aviation. The changes in the aviation combat element over the last few years have been significant. In an all-encompassing article, LtGen Jon Davis, the Deputy Commandant for Aviation, and the staff of the aviation department...

Marine Corps History

Today in History

April 26


SSgt Josephine (Davis) Gebers became the first woman Marine awarded the Combat Action Ribbon after she served under enemy fire in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

This Month in History

On April 24, 1861, a 25-year-old native New York silversmith named John Mackie stood at attention in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to enlist in the United States Marine Corps.

Nine days earlier, President...