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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:06:00 GMT

One of the last living WWII Marine fighter pilots
Sam Folsom, born July 24, 1920 in Quincy, Massachusetts, was one of the first echelon of 17 Marine fighter pilots with Marine Fighter Squadron (VMF) 121 tasked with defending Guadalcanal. He is also one of the last living Marine Corps WWII combat pilot.More...

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:15:00 GMT

Minds behind the flight: MAG-13 mechanics support Northern Lightning
Marines from units across 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing provided assets and personnel during Northern Lightning 18-2, a joint training exercise at Volk Field Counterland Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis. Aug. 13-24.
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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:08:00 GMT

Dark horse in the Mountains
As the Marines Corps Hymn boasts, Marines must be prepared to operate in any clime and place whether
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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:28:00 GMT

A century of solidarity: Celebrating 100 years of women serving in the Marine Corps
On August 13, 1918, Pvt. Opha May Johnson became the first in a line of just over 300 women to join the United States Marine Corps. Today, exactly 100 years later, women are continuing that legacy, helping the Marine Corps progress in leaps and bounds.
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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:37:00 GMT

Sweathogs conduct aircraft recovery convoy
Marine Wing Support Detachment 31 conducted an aircraft recovery convoy exercise during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Aug. 2, 2018.
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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:39:33 GMT

Lt. Gen. Berger relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Craparotta
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. David H. Berger relinquished his duties as commander of U.S. Marine Corps
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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:04:00 GMT

Staff Sergeant Receives Purple Heart in Family-Centered Ceremony
On National Purple Heart Day, WWR highlights a purple heart recipient, Staff Sgt. Richard Ryan Parker. Staff Sgt. Parker was injured by an improvised explosive device in December 2010 in Afghanistan and his initial application for the award was denied. He More...

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:10:00 GMT

CrossFit competitors take on Marine Corps’ ‘Battleground’
MADISON, Wisconsin The Marine Corps partnered with CrossFit during the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games, where thousands of individuals from around the world gathered to compete and spectate at the Alliant Energy Center, August 1-5.
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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:50:29 GMT

Fightertown conducts first-ever F-35 SAR exercise
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort tenant units worked side by side with the U.S. Navy, Naval
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Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:38:00 GMT

New Bonuses to keep quality Marines
The Marine Corps is spending $136 million in reenlistment bonuses and other incentives to help
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