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SOUTHWEST ASIA Fight Against ISIL: SPMAGTF Marines Conduct Crisis Response Exercise Leathernecks with Company C, 1st Battalion, Seventh Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF–CR-CC) conducted a mission readiness exercise at an...
Editor’s note: This originally appeared in the April 1991 issue of Leatherneck . In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the end of Operation Desert Storm, we are reprinting this article by Leatherneck Associate Editor Master Gunnery Sergeant Renaldo R. Keene, USMC (Ret). It was all but over in...
The impressive view from the Pentagon’s “E” ring and its equally impressive location in close proximity to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s office indicate the importance of the person occupying its environs. The mementos, knickknacks and memorabilia displayed throughout the office...

Today in History

February 5

1918

The 1st Marine Replacement Battalion sailed for France in WWI.