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Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:18:00 GMT

A concerted effort: Marine Corps, Army collaborate to strengthen programs
Marine Corps Systems Command recently joined forces with the Army to identify partnership opportunities that could benefit both organizations. In January, Marine Corps Systems Command s Portfolio Manager, Logistics Combat Element Systems and the Army More...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:18:37 GMT

Marine Forces Special Operations Command Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Marines with Marine Forces Special Operations Command celebrate the 15th anniversary of the organization, February 22, 2021. Fifteen years ago, the Marine Corps combined several of its specialized and uniquely trained units to become pioneers in a new cha More...

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:38:00 GMT

New Annual Rifle Qualification To Make Marines More Lethal
The Marine Corps began the train-the-trainer course of the new Annual Rifle Qualification, which will fully replace the previous Table 1 and Table 2 qualification course of fire October 1, 2021.

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:37:28 GMT

III Marine Expeditionary Force and U.S. 7th Fleet complete integrated training for MEFEX
III Marine Expeditionary Force Exercise 21, a joint exercise that further enhanced the Navy-Marine Corps team s ability to respond to crises or contingencies, concluded February 12. During MEFEX, III MEF in direct coordination with U.S. Navy s 7th Fle More...

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 14:45:49 GMT

CATC Camp Fuji personnel receive COVID-19 vaccine
Marines, Sailors, and civilians at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji lined up for, what was for most, their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, February 18, Gotemba, Japan. Approximately 86% of eligible CATC Camp Fuji personnel received the More...

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 20:05:05 GMT

Marines receive improved optic to identify threats from longer distances
Marines recently received an innovative new optic that better prepares them to engage adversaries from longer distances. In January, Marine Corps Systems Command s Program Manager for Infantry Weapons began fielding the Squad Common Optic a magnified More...

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:16:31 GMT

MCSC, MCTSSA create ‘social media network for Marines’ to support needs
Marine Corps Systems Command drew inspiration from social media and video games to create an information hub catering to the needs of the 21st century Marine. In February 2021, MCSC s Program Manager for Infantry Weapons launched the Infantry Weapons In More...

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:00:26 GMT

A Marine's best friend
I rely heavily on the protection of Max, said Cpl. Jarod Bell, a Military Working Dog handler, and a native of Rochester, New York. He can potentially be the deciding factor in whether I go home or not. I feel like if I can protect my dog [Max] t More...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:05:27 GMT

15th MEU supports Operation Inherent Resolve from Makin Island ARG
The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit began air operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, February 13. Close air support operations and defensive counter air support operations were carried out by Marine More...

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 17:22:00 GMT

Partner to Compete, Compete to Deter
The Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and the soldiers of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force executed a bilateral raid at Kin Blue Beach and in the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, February 1. The training kicked off as U More...

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