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General James Mattis (Ret.) served in the United States Marine Corps from 1969 to 2013. During this time he was the 11th Commander of United States Central Command. We sat down with him and asked him your questions. 0:08 - What is the toughest decision you had to make while in the Marine Corps and...
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares for deployment with the USS America, Secretary of Defense James Mattis swears in, and severe weather conditions affect bases across the United States.
U.S. Marines completed Exercise Platinum Lion 17.1, conducting multiple training operations alongside eight partner nations from the Black Sea and Caucasus regions in Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, 12 Dec. to 21 Dec., 2016, to improve interoperability and tactical strength between NATO partners...
Legendary Marine astronaut and United States senator John Glenn passes away at the age of 95.
Dr. Ernest James Harris, Jr. receives the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in Honolulu Nov. 12, 2016. Harris was awarded his Congressional Gold Medal for his service as a Montford Point Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps video by LCpl Justin Dixon.)
The Marine Corps laid an original Marine Raider, James “Doc” Gleason, to rest in the Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Nov. 16, 2016. The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller said, “Doc Gleason was a member of our greatest generation. He committed to...
Pfc Wilbur C. Mattern, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 21, 2016. The Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency recovered his remains earlier this year, bringing a total of 113 U.S. Servicemembers home in 2016, so...
November 10, 2016 Each year on or around 10 November, Marines gather in groups large and small to celebrate our history, honor the memory of those who have gone before us, and rekindle the bond that unites all generations of Marines. This year, we mark the 241st anniversary of our Corps—241 years...
Medal of Honor recipient, Master Sergeant Richard A. Pittman, passed away Oct. 13, 2016. He served with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines Marines during the Vietnam War and earned the Medal of Honor for his relentless fight against the enemy on July 24, 1966
Approximately 300 Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are headed aboard the USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) as part of a disaster relief assessment team in response to Hurricane Matthew. The 24th MEU has 5-7 MV-22B Ospreys from their Aviation Combat Element, that will operate from the USS...

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