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Mon, 15 Aug 2022 13:52:16 GMT

VMFA-314 Black Knights return from Historic Deployment
The Black Knights of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 returned today from their deployment with Carrier Air Wing 9 aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. The Black Knights are the first Marine Corps squadron to deploy the F-35C Lightning II aboard an air More...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:22:00 GMT

2nd MAW Marines Train Using Video Games
The tension in the room was palpable as the prototype of the Gaming Environment for Air Readiness system was booted. Program stakeholders loomed over the shoulders of anxious developers as the Marines of Marine Air Support Squadron 1 prepared their demons More...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:46:07 GMT

3rd Marine Aircraft Wing sharpens wing-level warfighting
Marines and Sailors with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing refined warfighting tactics and command and control capabilities for future conflicts during Exercise Summer Fury 22. With units positioned across California, 3rd MAW tested components of expeditionary ad More...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:32:32 GMT

2022 Commandant's Retention Program
July 31, 2022 marked the end of the inaugural Commandant's Retention Program for FY23. The program opened on June 17, 2022 and offered a streamlined retention process and enhanced incentives for the Corps' top-performing first-Term Marines. The CRP has ex More...

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 14:06:00 GMT

Combat-hardened Marine saves the life of a man hit by a car
On a cloudy, humid afternoon in May 2022, U.S. Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Jefferson Ortiz was driving with his wife on Highway 43, through the small town of Vanceboro, back to their home in New Bern. Ortiz noticed that traffic in front of him was coming to a h More...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 17:37:52 GMT

80 years later, Marine remembers Guadalcanal
In December 1941, Richard Harold Russell was 19. He was living in Michigan, going to college and enjoying his youth while being away from home. Russell can still remember the moment his life course would take a detour...
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Sat, 06 Aug 2022 21:30:00 GMT

Gen. Michael Langley becomes the Marine Corps' first Black four-star general
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael E. Langley was promoted to the rank of general on Aug. 6, 2022, in a ceremony at Marine Corps Barracks Washington. Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David Berger promoted Langley, who became the first Black Marine to be pr More...

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 13:24:46 GMT

U.S. and Australian Forces Combine to Enhance Interoperability and Lethality across Long Ranges and in Austere Environments
Marine Rotational Force-Darwin conducted Exercise KOOLENDONG 22, a complex training event to enhance combined and joint interoperability alongside elements of the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and the Australian Defence Force from July 10 August 2.
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Thu, 04 Aug 2022 13:33:55 GMT

Familiar Faces: U.S. Marines with Task Force Koa Moana 22 return to Palau to continue efforts.
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Task Force Koa Moana 22 have continued the work from previous TFKM iterations, conducting projects and subject matter expert exchanges throughout the Republic of Palau from June 19 through July 29, 2022...
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Wed, 03 Aug 2022 12:00:00 GMT

Marine Corps hires new Director of Communication
Today the Marine Corps welcomes April L. Langwell as the Director of Communication, Communication Directorate, Headquarters Marine Corps...
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