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One hundred years ago, thousands of Marines, more than had ever filled the ranks of the Corps before, were living in the chill rain and mud of northern France, preparing to join battle in the Great War which had been raging since 1914. France, Great Britain, and their German and Austro-Hungarian...
M y Dear Wormwood, There is no doubt that we have been eminently successful in our campaign against the foolish “maneuverists!” No one can doubt this. I can furnish you with proof, if any were necessary other than that furnished every day by your own eyes. Back in 1978, there was an article...
M y dear Wormwood, You continue to amuse me, my young friend! In your last letter, you complained that your unit has a number of Marines of the same rank and MOS, each of whom is very different from the others, with different personality traits, strengths, and weaknesses. I cannot decide if it is...
As we do every October, we focus this month on the Logistics Combat Element (LCE) of the MAGTF and some of the logistical functions that are necessary to deploy and employ the other elements of the MAGTF. As you can see from the cover photo and the lead article, which is online in the digital...
Extracted from Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication 12-34-IV, History of the U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II: Western Pacific Operations, Volume IV. "I can best sum up what 1 feel after 10 years by saying that of all the elements that went into the making of this picture, the part...
Have a question or feel like sounding off? Address your letter to: Sound Off Editor, Leatherneck Magazine, P.O. Box 1775, Quantico, VA 22134, or send an e-mail to: [email protected] . Due to the heavy volume, we cannot answer every letter received. Do not send original photographs, as we...
The byline for "Company Logistics and Opetations Planning School," published in the November MCG, should read "by Maj Courtney Jones" vice "by Capt Courtney Jones." Maj Jones was promoted on 1 November.
TDG #10-12 Dilemma at Styx River Bridge Situation You are the Platoon Commander, 1st Platoon (Reinforced), Bridge Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion. Your platoon recently deployed to Afghanistan in support of the 11th MEU with the primary task of constructing medium girder bridges as part of...
On 7 October UG en Richard Tryon (left). Deputy Commandant for Plans, Programs and Operations; Col John Keenan, USMC(ReO, Editor, MCG; and Col Chris Günther, USMC (Ret) (right) representing Batteile Memorial Institute, presented a check and a plaque to LtCoI Timothy E. Wi ? and (center) for winning...

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