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In 2004, the 0351 assaultman MOS underwent a substantial restructuring. The anti-armor capabilities were moved to the 0352 missileman MOS, and that training was replaced with breaching and demolition training modeled after the basic engineer course. While the 52-day basic assaultmen course does...
Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) operations require solid intelligence to ensure safe and successful operations. The focus of intelligence during MPF operations is security and force protection. The projection of combat capability into a region automatically triggers an increased interest level...
At Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany, the mission is to provide high-quality, cost-effective installation support services which enable associated commands aboard the installation to accomplish their assigned missions in support of the warfighter, but that does not tell the whole story...

Today in History

September 24

1873

Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

1873 - One hundred and ninety Marines and seamen from the USS PENSACOLA and BENICIA landed at the Bay of Panama, Colombia, to protect the railroad and American lives and property during the revolution.


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...