05.10.2012 [Military.com] - The event featured the MarineCorps Base Quantico Band playing the national anthem, the Marine Barracks Washington Color Guard and a heartwarming salute to wounded warriors in attendance. “The most honorable and noble profession on the planet is to
03.10.2012 [Business Insider] - The MarineCorps say its experiment is an attempt collect data for the Pentagon as it considers expanding the number of positions available to women in the military. The infantry is the most elemental and personal form of warfare, and remains off
24.09.2012 [DVIDS] - The color guard, U.S. MarineCorps Forces, South, marches toward the reviewing stand as they retire the colors during a change of command ceremony Sept. 20. Maj. Gen. John M. Croley relinquished command of MARFORSOUTH to Brig. Gen. W. “Blake”
20.09.2012 [Ventura County Star] - Since its beginning in 1904, the Navy-MarineCorps Relief Society (NMCRS) has relied on volunteers to achieve its goal of helping Sailors and Marines meet unforeseen financial emergencies and manage their resources. In fact, since it was founded
Corporal Kelsey De Santis, currently serving as the ONLY FEMALE at the Martial Arts Center for Excellence (MACE) at MarineCorps Base Quantico, is calling out JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to... - 07.12.2011, YouTube
10.10.2012 [Washington Post] - Here are photos from the U.S. Marine Corp's Flickr feed of Marines in action around the world. You'll see an influx of Marines later this month for the MarineCorps Marathon on Oct. 28. Semper fi! Marines and sailors with the 13th Marine Expeditionary
09.10.2012 [The Daily Yomiuri] - Hirokazu Nakaima demanded that the U.S. MarineCorps' controversial Osprey aircraft be removed from his prefecture at a meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Tuesday. Nakaima's demand came on the heels of the completion of the deployment of
09.10.2012 [MarketWatch (press release)] - This year, the MarineCorps Scholarship Foundation celebrates 50 years of honoring Marines by educating their children. The Scholarship Foundation has funded almost 30,000 need-based scholarships valued at over $70,000,000 since its inception in 1962
09.10.2012 [Sturgis Journal] - During a 45-minute ceremony at Mendon Village Hall, Lennie Brooks, MarineCorps League commandant of the Department of Michigan, administered the procedure that led to the St. Joseph County Area unit the 38th MarineCorps League in the state.
09.10.2012 [NPR (blog)] - Dunford is now the assistant commandant of the MarineCorps and the Senate would have to approve his nomination. Allen, also a Marine, is expected to become the next head of the U.S. European Command in early 2013, replacing the retiring Adm. James
24.09.2012 [CNN] - (CNN) -- Two staff sergeants will be court-martialed for their involvement in an incident that included U.S. Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for photographs with the corpses, the MarineCorps announced Monday. Staff Sgt. Joseph W.
24.09.2012 [NPR (blog)] - The MarineCorps said it will court-martial two servicemen for allegedly urinating on the bodies of Taliban militants in Afghanistan. The incident became public after a video surfaced in January that showed four Marines urinating on three bodies.
09.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - BRUSSELS — NATO is ready to defend Turkey, the alliance's top official said Tuesday, in a direct warning to Syria after a week of cross-border artillery and mortar exchanges dramatically escalated tensions between the two countries. Ankara has sent
09.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Lance Cpl. Stephanie Butler, who is assigned to Camp Pendleton, Calif., has invited Harper to this year's MarineCorps Birthday Ball, according to NBC 4 TV in Washington. “Congratulations on your recent Divisional Championship!” Butler posted on the
02.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Military retirees enrolled in Tricare Prime saw a dip in their net retirement pay starting Monday: Annual fees for the health benefit increased as of Oct. 1. The fees rise by 3.6 percent for some retired military members and their families and by 17
09.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - The MarineCorps anticipates adding 18 new athletic trainers to fill roles in infantry battalions, according to an Oct. 2 solicitation. The trainers are slotted to head to Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Camp Pendleton and Twentynine Palms, Calif.; MarineCorps
09.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Two Republican lawmakers are calling for the dismissal of a senior Veterans Affairs Department administrator who approved conferences at which more than $760,000 in VA funds were spent on lavish extras such as a $49,516 parody video and promotional
09.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - LEXINGTON, Va. — Mitt Romney declared on Monday the U.S. must join other nations in helping arm Syrian rebels to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad, casting President Barack Obama's efforts as weak and part of a broader lack of leadership in the
24.09.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - The years since have included many deployments, challenges and adventures, the commandant's wife told MarineCorps Times during a Sept. 11 interview in their historic home here at MarineCorps' oldest active post. They have two children and four
24.09.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Obama: Five-year plan proposes a 7.2 percent reduction in the active-duty force by the end of fiscal 2017, largely by returning the Army and MarineCorps to their pre-9/11 sizes. The Army reduction would be 12.8 percent, leaving an active force of 490,000.
01.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - MarineCorps Logistics Command faces one of the most daunting challenges of the coming year or two: Bring home the tens of thousands of weapons, vehicles and gear, large and small, from Afghanistan; repair or replace them; and get the new or
25.09.2012 [The State] - He does not suffer from a traumatic brain injury. Hoffman, a Greenville resident, medically retired in 2005 from the MarineCorps after 24 years of service. He was taken by medevac to Germany from Iraq with a tumor in his chest and diagnosed with lymphoma.
10.10.2012 [Steamboat Pilot & Today] - Pvt. Gage M. Webb, 18, of Hayden, graduated from U.S. MarineCorps boot camp Friday at MarineCorps Recruit Depot in San Diego. Webb completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 85 recruits in Training Platoon 2168. Following 10 days
08.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - The MarineCorps will crack down on reckless drinking by requiring service members cited for drunken driving and other drinking-related incidents to participate in a new program focused on “evidence-based intervention,” the service announced. The Prime
08.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Designed to help the MarineCorps shrink the force from 202,000 to 182,000 personnel, the Temporary Early Retirement Authority program targets a select group of staff noncommissioned officers and field-grade officers with less than 20 years of service
01.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - MarineCorps Times was unable to post the original Naval Postgraduate School report, “The Cost-Effectiveness of Humvee Armor and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles in Iraq,” because of security issues. However, Ryan Sullivan, an assistant
06.10.2012 [Jacksonville Daily News] - The MarineCorps-wide pet policy change that banned all aggressive dogs and specific dog breeds as of Sept. 30 has had little effect on local shelters and rescue groups. “There was only about 30 (banned) dogs on base,” Onslow County Animal Shelter
09.10.2012 [Express from The Washington Post] - Brian Fricke discovered his passion for cybersecurity while in the MarineCorps. “We had a big virus hit our squadron, and I was like, 'Oh, I think I can fix this.'” Fricke got the patch disk and removed the virus. “It wasn't a big deal if you think
06.10.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - How the device would work is not clear, but MarineCorps Systems Command invited industry representatives to Quantico, Va., on Sept. 18 to determine what they could develop within four years. There is no off-the-shelf device that meets the Corps'
02.10.2012 [Boing Boing] - In Marine Times, a Gannett newspaper targeting people in the MarineCorps and their families, an article for "Pinktober" (pink-ribbonny breast cancer awareness month, bleargh) about the high rate of breast cancer among men and women in the military.
23.09.2012 [MarineCorps Times] - Officials with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Japan intend to evaluate two “Concrete Canvas Shelters,” according to Gunnery Sgt. David Drafton, a spokesman for MarineCorps Bases Japan in Okinawa. It's not immediately clear when the test will occur