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Honoring Hero of Vietnam War, USS Ralph Johnson Commissioned The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke -class guided-missile destroyer, USS Ralph Johnson (DDG-114), was commissioned in a ceremony in Charleston, S.C., March 24. The ship is named in honor of Private First Class Ralph Johnson, USMC, who...
Letter of the Month ( Leatherneck will pay $25 for a “Sound Off Letter of the Month” submitted by an MCA&F member or provide a one-year courtesy subscription to a non-member whose letter is selected.) My brother, Kyle Brayer, was a veteran U.S. Marine who served two tours overseas and was a...
As trial counsel, we often find that cases detailed to us for prosecution begin with a Marine refusing non-judicial punishment (NJP). That may be about to change. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, courtesy of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, commanders will have another form of court-martial at...

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May 23


Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

1899 - Marines arrived to secure Cavite Naval Base, Philippines.
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