• Gyrene Gyngles (logo)
    I met a man today; We greeted in the ordinary way. A plainspoken sort, Of friendly manner and comport. We spoke of years gone by, And of the unexpected how and why. Our common bond was the Corps, Seems we needed little more.
  • Dianne Beck, 5329 Schumacher Ln., Houston, TX 77056, (713) 824-4005, diannebeck99@yahoo.com , to hear from anyone who served with her father, Cpl Robert Lawrence BECK, who served with MAG-52, 1943-45...
  • "In Memoriam" is run on a space-available basis. Those wishing to submit items should include full name, age, location at time of death (city and state), last grade held, units served in, dates of service and, if possible, a local or national obituary. Allow at least four months for the notice to...
  • Corps' First Lady Develops Reading List (photo)
    As the wife of General James F. Amos, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Bonnie Amos has experienced hardships common to just about every military spouse - deployments, temporary single motherhood and more moves than the average American will ever see. She's also picked up a thing or two about...
  • Mustang Wife (cover)
    Beth Hayes Price has produced the perfect guide for the new military wife. Easy to read, filled with Marine life experiences and "how to" suggestions, this is one for the military bride and, in fact, the groom too. Price is a Michigan native who married a Marine sergeant whom she met while pursuing...
  • Marine Aviation at Quantico, 1918-1941 (photo)
    This superb book is the culmination of a 50-year project by one of the pre-eminent aviation historians in America. Major John M. "Jack" Elliott's sources are impeccable, as he probably has some of the few remaining copies of Marine Corps muster rolls, aircraft history cards and official U.S. Navy...
  • The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today (photo)
    As good as it is, Thomas E. Ricks' latest book, "The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today," falls short of expectations. The title clearly defines the period, and the "Prologue" demonstrates a U.S. Army-centric publication; however, knowing of Ricks' reputation, one...
  • Corps Album: Dec. 2012 (1)
    Have a favorite Marine Corps photograph? Send it to Leatherneck Magazine...
  • Training Force Challenge (1)
    LCpI Andrew Green, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Company B, Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn, Second Marine RegIment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, throws a rock for distance while competing against other Marines in the Training Force Challenge, Sept. 16. The competition was the culmination of a...
  • Corps Development Training Evolves to ITX (1)
    Since 2001, the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif, has provided comprehensive and collaborative training for combat operations in the Middle East. Training exercises have evolved from the Combined Arms Exercise (CAX) to what is known today as Enhanced Mojave Viper (EMV...

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