• Wendell Webb’s four-year enlistment in the Marine Corps from 1964-1968 built the foundation for a lifetime of dedication to national security and commitment to his fellow Marines. During his time in the Corps, Wendell served as a communications Marine in both 2nd Marine Division and III Marine...
  • College-Bound Marines Attend Academic “Boot Camp” For active-duty and veteran enlisted Marines who have their sights set on obtaining undergraduate degrees from top-tier colleges and universities, an immersive one- or two-week “academic boot camp” sponsored by the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP)...
  • Have a question or feel like sounding off? Address your letter to: Sound Off, Leatherneck Magazine, P.O. Box 1775, Quantico, VA 22134, or send an email to: [email protected] . Due to the heavy volume, we cannot answer every letter received. Do not send original photographs, as we cannot...
  • Do you have an interesting story from your time in the Corps that will give our readers a good chuckle? Maybe it’s a boot camp tale or a good old sea story that will have us in stitches? We would love to hear your stories and see any accompanying photographs. Write them down (500 words or less) and...
  • Waging War in the Newspaper Stands In the years following World War II, the era of superhero comics was in decline, and other comic book genres such as horror, romance and, especially, war, exploded in popularity. Although these comics were made for all ages, many readers, writers and artists were...
  • Special Events • MCA&F Intelligence Awards Dinner , Sept. 20, Arlington, Va. Sarah Cohen, (703) 640-0174, [email protected] . Reunions • 5thMarDiv Assn. , Oct. 16-21, Champaign, Ill. Contact Ray Elliott, 2609 N. High Cross Rd., Urbana, IL 61802, (217) 840-2121, [email protected] . •...
  • Now Playing: Marine Corps Films Available on University of S.C. Site The University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) is now home to the U.S. Marine Corps Film Repository. As of June, MIRC had received more than 10,000 films through a partnership with the Marine Corps...
  • MGySgt Frederick A. Avery , 91, of Swansboro, N.C. He served in the Marine Corps from 1945-1968. Throughout his career he was assigned to 1stMarDiv, 2ndMarDiv, 1st MAW and 2nd MAW. He served in Korea in 1951 and Vietnam in 1965. After his retirement from the Marine Corps, he worked as a stockbroker...
  • Mark Austin Byrd has stared Chesty Puller in the face but never met him. He’s familiar with Fox Hill at Toktong Pass and the Main Supply Road from Yudam-ni to Hamhung, yet he did not march with the “Chosin Few” at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. Artist and Marine veteran Mark Byrd has experienced...

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