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As world heavyweight boxing legend, Muhammad Ali once said, “I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.” This statement resonates profoundly with one Marine who made the decision at a young age to pursue a...
SECOND-PLACE WINNER: Leatherneck Magazine Writing Contest Editor’s note: The following article is the second-place winner of the newly established Leatherneck Writing Contest. Major Rick Stewart, USMC (Ret) sponsored the contest open to enlisted Marines through the Marine Corps Association and...
U.S. Marines, Cameroonian Soldiers Train to Fight Illicit Trafficking LIMBE, CAMEROON In the humid, lush jungle of Limbe, Cameroon, 18 Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Crisis Response-Africa shared tactics and skills with more than 80 soldiers from the Forces Fusiliers...

Today in History

August 23

1798

Eagle, Globe, and AnchorThe first Headquarters of the Marine Corps was established in Philadelphia.