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T he Marine Corps does not like to regard itself as a second land army. It differentiates itself through its unique naval character and traditions, to include its revered position as the Nation’s most proficient amphibious force-in-readiness. Amphibious capability is demonstrated in many different...
“ O verwatch, overwatch! This is Apache 1!” Aidan called into his wrist mounted PDA, simultaneously manipulating the holographic 3D imagery being projected above his left arm by the same device. “Apache 1” was the call sign Aidan used when communicating outside of the company task force instead of...
M arksmanship is one of the defining qualities of the United States Marine Corps. It is one of the factors that allows for Marines to differentiate themselves from other U.S. military personnel. Yet, ask a Marine his opinion on the famed axiom, “Every Marine a rifleman,” spoken by Gen Alfred M...

Today in History

May 29

1945

5th Marines assault Shuri Ridge, Okinawa, despite heavy mortar fire, take the crest and later Shuri Castle.

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...