• UAS Operators First Marines To Receive Awards with Remote Impact Device Sergeant Joseph Latsch and Sergeant Ethan Mintus, unmanned aerial system (UAS) operators with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU) 3, each received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Remote Impact (“R”)...
  • FINAL FOOTAGE—This is the last known photo taken of combat correspondent Corporal William T. Perkins before he gave his life to protect his fellow Marines. On Oct. 12, 1967, Perkins, second from left, filmed the evacuation of wounded Marines from “Charlie” Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine...
  • Reunions • Marine Embassy Guard Assn. , May 3-7, Arlington, Va. Contact Max Wix, (682) 716-3972, [email protected] .org, www.embassymarine.org/2018-mega-reunion/ . • Marine Corps Aviation Assn. Don E. Davis Squadron (Aviation Logistics) , March 15-18, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact Wayne Miller, (...
  • U.S. Mint Opens Sales for WW I Centennial Silver Dollar The United States Mint opened sales for their new 2018 World War I centennial silver dollar, Jan. 17. The new coin honors the 100th anniversary of American participation in the war. In addition to the silver dollar, the U.S. Mint created...
  • DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recently announced that the remains of two U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified and returned to their families for burial. The Marines were killed in the fighting on Betio Island on the...
  • Off-Duty Marine Risks Life To Save Divers Caught in Riptide During a ceremony on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 8, 2018, a Marine officer was awarded the nation’s highest medal for non-combat heroism for his courageous actions off duty. First Lieutenant Aaron Cranford, a supply officer with...
  • DJIBOUTI Marines, French Troops Partner in Alligator Dagger The French Navy’s Mistral class amphibious assault ship LHD Tonnerre , with embarked U.S. Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade and USS Lewis...

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