• THE MARINES TAKE ANBAR: The Four-Year Fight Against Al Qaeda. By Richard H. Shultz Jr. Published by Naval Institute Press. 288 pages. Stock #1612511406. $35.96 MCA Members. $39.95 Regular Price. Successful campaigns are won by brains. Whether they be wars for terrain or battles tor city streets,...
  • BATTLE AT THE OVERLAND TRAIL: One Night of Combat on Guadalcanal. By Jason Abady. Published by Warwick House Publishers. 251 pages. Stock #1936553260. $31.50 MCA Members. $35 Regular Price.
  • Wounded Marines Train Mustangs During Reconditioning Program Wounded Warrior Battalion-West's Corporal Steven Kurkwood was doing footwork exercises with his mustang horse, GT, when an old plastic foam Halloween decoration blew against the gale. GT spooked, but Kurkwood kept his cool. The horse...
  • "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...
  • Past or present, the mission of the Marine Security Guard (MSG) detachment is the protection of classified information and the protection of its Foreign Service personnel at American embassies and consulates. The assignment is unlike anything else a Marine will experience. For me, it was a...
  • Wounded Warrior: He's Still Leading, Achieving and Living With Honor U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Guillermo Tejada received the George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award at the 51st Annual United Service Organizations Armed Forces Gala and Gold Medal Dinner held in New York City. Dec. 13,...
  • Wooden Ships, Iron Men And Cadets in Gray
  • Quick Shots Around the Corps LCpl Derrick K. Irions, Public Affairs Office, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., reports that according to M AR ADMIN 709/12, Marines and sailors semiannually may receive random breathalyzer tests, similar to the urinalysis screenings conducted as a part of the...
  • More than 100 student- athletes from across the United States now can call themselves Semper Fidelis Ail-Americans, and a few now claim the title of champions. The team for the East defeated the team for the West in a 17-14 showdown of discipline, talent and teamwork at the second annual Semper...
  • As (he war in Afghanistan winds down, it will be critical for military leaders to bridge the gap in training their troops in order to successfully transition to a garrison environment after experiencing years of combat.

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