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Twice as many Marines will deploy to Norway next year and train near Russia, a move Moscow says will lead to retaliation.
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Two members of Marine Special Operations Command received awards for a gun battle with al-Qaida militants in Northern Africa.
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In 2014, Russia was on its way to filling a major capacity gap that emerged during the 2008 Russo-Georgia conflict; namely, a significant lack of amphibious assault capability. During the short conflict, Russia deployed three
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The U.S. military has been shifting its focus to preparing for a potential great-power conflict, changing how it uses its weapons and where it operates. For the Marine Corps, that increasingly means getting ready to
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A service-wide message will soon announce the new fitness prizes, with the first ones being handed out in 2019.
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A group of Marines that traveled to Utah's Zion National Park from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, as part of the Single Marine Program appreciated the chance to get away from it all.
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The number of female Marines opting out of pull-ups is down from 35 percent in 2017.
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JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, ALASKA -- The Marine Corpscould soon be sending Marines to Alaska, one of the state's senators told reporters here this week. The impetus, said Sen. Dan Sullivan, an Alaska Republican, is joint operations in the
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The Navy is investigating what caused a fuel tank to fall from a utility helicopter while it was on the ground last week, killing one sailor and injuring another. Naval Helicopter Aircrewman 1st Class Jonathan
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Orange County Register 7 Aug 2018 By ERIKA I. RITCHIE CAMP PENDLETON -- Three Marines who were stabbed during a fight over the weekend outside a bar in San Clemente are back with their unit,
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The ousted commander of a Marine Corps air station rearranged his pilots' flight schedules to give himself more time in the cockpit and had a reputation of being a "big, angry colonel," according to an
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This article by Jeff Schogol originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military and veterans issues The Pentagon has finally exempted wounded warriors from its non-deployable policy, nearly six months
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Drill instructors present their new Marines with Eagle, Globe and Anchors during the emblem ceremony Sept. 7, 2013, at the Iwo Jima flag raising statue on Parris Island, S.C. (Photo by Lance Cpl. MaryAnn Hill)
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SAN FANCISCO, Calif. --The U.S. Marine Corps partnered with USA Rugby for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, July 20 – 22. The Rugby World Cup Sevens is
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PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. --Surrounded by a sea of recruits and the smell of hot brass, it’s easy to spot Staff Sgt. Estefania Patino’s campaign cover and trademark green marksmanship instructor jacket as she patrols Chosin
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AIR FORCE ACADEMY, CO. --Cpl. Kira R. Lavine, an air-support operations operator with Marine Air Support Squadron 3, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, sets two swimming records during the 2018 Department
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MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California – As America's expeditionary force in readiness the Marines are forward deployed to win our nation’s battles swiftly and aggressively in times of
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MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA --A harvesting effort by Program Executive Officer Land Systems and Marine Corps Systems Command could save the Corps millions and make one of its newest vehicles more survivable. The Gunner’s
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ALEXANDRIA, VA --Cpl. Stephen E. Austin, 1st Battalion, 27th Marine Regiment was posthumously awarded with the Navy Cross July 21 for his bravery during the Vietnam War in 1968. Commandant of the Marine Corps General
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CAMP KINSER, OKINAWA, Japan --Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 35 and Headquarters Regiment, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, participated in a reconnaissance, surveillance and decontamination (RSD) course conducted by chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) Marines
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Iraq -- During June and July 2018, Marines forward deployed to Iraq with an MV-22B detachment in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve conducted maintenance on the Ospreys. The maintainers worked
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