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T he Marine Corps was originally introduced to the newly formed MAGTF Staff Training Program (MSTP) back in a 1994 Marine Corps Gazette article by then-Colonel James F. Amos, the Deputy Director of MSTP and eventual 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC). 1 Much has changed, however, in the...
Without a significant investment in new armor vehicles, the Marine Corps’ current generation vehicle set will be outclassed by the year 2050. The Marine Corps needs to develop new vehicles to counter contemporary armor threats from our adversaries. Our peer competitors are investing in unique and...
T he Spartan helmet, shield, sword, spear, greaves, and breast plate are no longer hanging on the CO’s conference room wall. Different pieces of the Spartan gear are now kept at the company offices and displayed front and center on “gear trees” during formations. The right to display the gear is...

Today in History

February 20

1962

Marine LtCol John Glenn made three orbits in a manned space capsule.

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...