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Tex looked a little dazed. Dusty was staring off into the sky. Clearly, we had been talking for a long time. But it was more than just talk. It was a discussion—differing perspectives, points, counterpoints, disagreement, consensus ... all contributing to a greater understanding than we had started...
T he recruiting model for the Marine Corps may need to change for the 21st century. The current model the Marine Corps employs is proven, systematic, and continues to evolve, but the model could do more to attract the Nation’s most capable to serve in our ranks. This is not to say that we do not...
The ubiquity and availability of surveillance assets on the modern battlefield is unprecedented in the history of warfare. The “unblinking eye” of satellites orbiting the globe and observing every inch of its surface is available to anyone, not just military forces. Aerial surveillance systems are...

Today in History

January 17

1944

Company B, 1st Tank Bn. spearheaded the assault against Japanese positions on Arawe Peninsula, New Britain.

The Gazette Blog

Sep 7, 2016 | Leadership
There is an almost endless discussion today regarding innovation. Countless books provide blueprints for organizations to innovate, to routinely turn ideas into increased value and profits. This discussion is mirrored in the Marine Corps and across the greater Department of Defense. But one must...