Andrew Lubin

Andrew Lubin is an author and journalist. He writes on the Marine Corps, current events and international relations, and has appeared on FOX, ABC and CNN. He is the author of “Charlie Battery: A Marine Artillery Unit in Iraq,” and “Keep Moving or Die: Task Force Tarawa at An-Nasiriyah”. He can be reached through www.andrewlubin.com.

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Some 8,000 Marines and sailors of the First Marine Division (Reinforced) participated in division-level combined arms, live-fire Exercise Steel Knight 2013, Nov. 29-Dec. 13, 2012. Held simultaneously in the training areas at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms and...
The Marine-Navy team of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, joined by the 8th Combat Engineer Support Battalion, Second Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., demonstrated its humanitarian and civic assistance skills for some of our own, Nov. 1-11, 2012. The citizens of...
Mission Rehearsal Exercises (1)
It was a typical shura scene reminiscent of hundreds of others in which Marines have participated in recent years - except that the Afghans were in control.
Advisor Training Group (1)
A stable country needs competent military, police and border units to provide security for its citizens, and in Afghanistan, the army and police are being mentored by Marines trained specifically for the task by the Advisor Training Group based at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine...
Little towns hold all sorts of historic surprises, Janis Roznowski learned last year. A veteran flight attendant, Roznowski discovered that Menard, Texas, is of particular interest to U. S. Marines when she was assigned to the Civilian Reserve Air Fleet ferrying military personnel between San...
From rescuing a downed pilot recently in Libya, to conducting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in Haiti, Japan and northern Pakistan, or halting the Qaddafi forces on the outskirts of Benghazi, Libya, the aviation combat element (ACE) of a Marine expeditionary unit (MEU) forms...
"I think of Spirit of America as venture capital," said General James Mattis. "They gave me a flexibility to engage with the Iraqi and Afghan citizens in a way American government funding would never allow. On a very personal level, Spirit of America is incredibly effective in making us more...
Some traditional military publicaffairs-office shops churn out mind-numbing data on meals served, rounds fired and water bottles delivered to little children. Then there's the 21st-century Marine PAO shop at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Ricardo Player, the...
THE PROFESSION: A Thriller. By Steven Pressfield. Published by Crown.336 pages.Stock #0385528736. $22.50 MCA Members. $25 Regular Price. It's 2032 and the world is still at war in the Middle East and Central Asia. Iran is in flames, there are uprisings in Saudi Arabia, and a coup in Tajikistan...
"We did it all," said Lieutenant Colonel Adolfo Garcia Jr. "The Marines provided 24/7 fire support and conducted full-spectrum COIN [counterinsurgency] operations. We ran convoys, trained ANPs [Afghanistan National Police] and partnered with the Kajaki District governor."

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