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The soul of the Marine Corps is under attack. Sadly, our soul—our center of gravity—is imperiled by our own inaction. We, as a Corps, are in an existential fight, put at risk by our own failures to reinforce and protect our greatest strengths. The ethos, camaraderie, and esprit de corps which...
Situation The 28th MEU is ashore in the country of Wasteland conducting counter-terrorist operations against a global network of religious extremists. Today, the BLT and ACE are conducting a heliborne assault into the village of Bad in order to establish a blocking position to deter an enemy attack...
F ormer Secretary of Defense Carter identified both the Northern European and the Arctic environments as operating environments of the future, and Marine Corps aviation must be ready and able to successfully respond to conflict in this region. The 2d MAW campaign plan notes that the enduring tasks...

Today in History

April 24

1962

Marine helicopters (Shufly) supported the 21st Army of the Republic of Vietnam Division during Operation Nightingale near Can Tho.

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...