Latest Marine Corps News

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:41:09 GMT

3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Activates New Air Defense Unit
The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing activated a new air defense battery on November 18, 2022, as part of its ongoing efforts to modernize its existing ground-based air defense capabilities to continue responsibly modernizing the force. Charlie Battery, which be More...

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:15:55 GMT

Drone Destroyer: 2nd LAAD tests LMADIS
U.S. Marines with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion tested the Marine Corps newest ground-based air-defense system, the Light Marine Air-Defense Integrated System, Oct. 18-19, 2022. The LMADIS provides 2nd LAAD and the Marine Corps with the capabi More...

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 15:04:10 GMT

Marine Forces Reserve Eyes a New Small Craft Mission
Aligned with its Campaign Plan 2030 strategic themes, relevant, ready and responsive, Marine Forces Reserve is pursuing the rapid acquisition of small expeditionary watercraft to provide capacity and platforms in support of Service-level Force Desig More...

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 14:10:00 GMT

Active-duty Marine wins Marine Corps Marathon for first time in 39 years
U.S. Marine Capt. Kyle King is intimately familiar with the sound of the blast from a 105 mm howitzer. As an artillery officer, the sound is music to his ears. This time, however, he wasn t standing on a gun line amongst a battery of artillery Marines. More...

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 19:47:37 GMT

Marines continue partnership with Music for All at Bands of America Grand National Championships
U.S. Marines presented the nation s top performing marching bands with category awards at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 10-12, 2022...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:53:37 GMT

Fueling Future Battlefields: Marine Corps Commands Come Together to Drive Force Modernization Efforts
Although the United States has enjoyed an asymmetrical logistical advantage since the end of World War II, emerging needs associated with the sustainment of fuel requirements in future battlefields have presented challenges for military leadership and the More...

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 15:22:54 GMT

Marine Corps’ First Female Silent Drill Platoon Commander
A female artillery officer will make history next week when she becomes the first woman to command the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Capt. Kelsey M. Hastings, a native of Seattle, Washington, was selected to serve as the Silent Drill Platoon Commande More...

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 15:42:23 GMT

Leading From Failure
A United States Marine is said to be an individual with purpose, drive, and dedication. Someone who is willing to exceed limits and expectations with every challenge they face. What doesn t come as a first thought is that a Marine may not always meet th More...

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 15:26:00 GMT

Media Advisory: Marines in Dress Blues to Jump Out of Airplane with Santa Clause Delivering Toys to Military Children in Support of Toys for Tots 75th Anniversary
U.S. Marines from 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, Marine Forces Reserve will escort Santa Clause in their Dress Blues via parachute into the Auxiliary Airfield of Mississippi National Guard Base Camp Shelby and deliver toys to children awaiting on the g More...

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 13:51:19 GMT

MCIPAC Fire & Emergency Services: Always Training, Always Ready
Since its establishment in 1977, Marine Corps Bases Japan Fire Department has evolved into the Marine Corps Installation Pacific Fire and Emergency Services, one of the Department of Defense s premier all-hazard response agencies. MCIPAC F&ES provide More...



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