• III MEF Band Named 2012 Field Band of the Year The III Marine Expeditionary Foree Band at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, was selected as the Marine Corps 2012 Field Band of the Year by a panel of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps judges, Dec. 18, 2012. Bands from all over the Marine Corps compete for...
  • OPERATION KE: The Cactus Air Force and the Japanese Withdrawal From Guadalcanal. By Roger and Dennis Letourneau. Published by Naval Institute Press. 416 pages. Stock #1591144469. $38.66 MCA Members. $42.95 Regular Price.
  • ANGLICO Marine Earns Silver Star After Taking Charge Under Fire The Silver Star was presented to Sergeant Miguelange G. Madrigal of 3d Air/Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve during a ceremony at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 31.
  • Lance Corporal Cristian Ortiz steps in time to the rat-a-tat-tat of percussion as she marches onto the parade deck armed with her trombone. Dozens of fresh-faced recruits line the parade deck as their families and friends eagerly watch from bleachers. Orliz knows she must give her all because it's...
  • Dedicated to Educating the Public on the Role Shipboard Marines Played During the Civil War The Civil War was a lime of growth and challenging assignments for the United States Marine Corps. According to Dr. Allan R. Millett's comprehensive history of the United States Marine Corps, "Semper Fidclis...
  • Corps' History Comes to Life Aboard MCRD San Diego Marines take pride in the legacy that has been built since the Corps' birth in 1775. When young men or women embark on the journey to become the few and proud, they become completely immersed in the Marine Corps culture and inherit the history and...
  • "Scarlet and gold" oozes out of every nook and cranny of Bariteli Hall. Sporling a cherished post office box of "1775," most of the 108 full- and part-timers at the Marine Corps Association's quainl headquarters al Quantico, Va., aren't Marines. Yet, they are as much Marine as anyone who has stood...
  • The New York Times 19 April 1983 banner headline screamed, U.S. BEIRUT EMBASSY BOMBED; 33 REPORTED KILLED, 80 HURT; PRO-IRAN SECT ADMITS ACTTON. Prologue
  • Quick Shots Around the Corps Sergeant Rebekka S. Heite, Public Affairs Office, Marine Forces Reserve, reports (hai Training and Education Command, Quantico, Va., has developed a website to help female Marines meet the new pull-up requirements set forth in All Marine Corps Activities Message (ALMAR...
  • Corporal Ali Azimi, Public Affairs Office, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentyni ne Palms. Calif, reports that a revision to the requirements to receive the Combat Action Ribbon (CAR) now allows those exposed to improvised explosive devices to qualify for the CAR, as defined in Marine...

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