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Tue, 21 Sep 2021 14:17:40 GMT

The Wake Island Avengers Validate GBU 49
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 loaded, armed, and employed a Guided Bomb Unit 49 at a range within the Joint Region Marianas on September 12, 2021. VMFA-211 launched from the Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth, part of the United Kingdom s Carrier St More...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 17:24:00 GMT

Neptune Forager | 3rd Landing Support Battalion hones mobile command and control capabilities on Ukibaru Island
Marines and Sailors with 3rd Landing Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group are conducting landing support operations in support of future force concepts during exercise Neptune Forager, September 20-24 on Ukibaru Islan More...

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:25:00 GMT

Task Force Koa Moana Completes Palau Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Station Support
The mission of the station is to provide aircraft rescue, fire response, emergency medical services and to respond to any potential COVID-19 outbreaks reported at the Palau International Airport. Their facility also serves as the staging area for the COVI More...

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:50:00 GMT

Corps views new ship-killing system as key to Force Design modernization
The Marine Corps top modernization priority is fulfilling the requirement for a ground-based anti-ship missile capability. The operational requirement for this ship-killing capability is a relatively new development stemming from the Commandant s Pla More...

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:18:00 GMT

Resilience and Perseverance: Marine recounts returning to the Pentagon after 9/11
Resilience and perseverance - two similar words related to overcoming and continuing on in the face of adversity and hardship. On Sept. 11, 2001, millions of Americans woke up to a new kind of adversity, a different kind of hardship, when terrorists hijac More...

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 19:32:47 GMT

VMFA-211 dedicates AV-8B Harrier, remembers fallen Marines
Marines, Sailors, veterans and the Honorary Gold Star families gathered at Marine Air Station Yuma Open Air Museum to unveil and dedicate a retired AV-8B Harrier from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing More...

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 19:30:09 GMT

3rd MAW procures Marine Corps’ first MQ-9A “Reaper”
Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, procured the Marine Corps first MQ-9A Reaper remotely piloted aircraft after transitioning from contractor owned, contractor operated to government owned, contractor operated a More...

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 17:39:00 GMT

Monk seals take MCBH
In June 2021, the Hawaiian monk seal pup L li i was transferred to Marine Corps Base Hawaii for protection from crowds on Waikiki beach. Although a baby seal may sound like a great tourist attraction, the conservation and protection of marine wildlife i More...

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 16:07:21 GMT

Island Marauder 21: MCSC collaborates with Navy, prepares for maritime combat
In August, Marine Corps Systems Command led one of the largest command and control user evaluations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. MCSC collaborated with the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, Navy and Coast Guard to ex More...

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 13:58:01 GMT

USS Hershel "Woody" Williams participates in Brazilian exercise off Africa’s Atlantic coast
The Navy and Marine Corps conducted at-sea training with the Brazilian Navy and Marine Corps in the Gulf of Guinea on Africa s west coast August 22 to 23. The Brazilian Frigate Independ ncia and the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel Woody Willia More...

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