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Tue, 07 Dec 2021 19:40:57 GMT

3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade begin annual command post exercise Yama Sakura 81 in Japan
The 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force s Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade are taking part in Yama Sakura 81, an annual command post exercise, Dec. 7 to Dec. 13 at Camp Courtney, Okinawa and Camp Ainoura, Nagasaki, Ja More...

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 14:43:00 GMT

The “Black Knights” have returned
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing returned Friday from conducting their final integrated training cycle with Carrier Strike Group Three aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) making preparations to lead the Marine Corps i More...

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 15:19:27 GMT

U.S. Marines, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force set to begin Exercise Resolute Dragon
U.S. Marines and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, alongside elements from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, are set to kick off their largest bilateral training exercise of the year with Resolute Dragon 2021 taking place at multiple training loc More...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 16:52:56 GMT

The fewer and the prouder: The hard truth looking up
The fewer and the prouder. A revolutionary phrase to paint a picture of the resilience and fortitude female Marines have held close since the day Opha May Johnson raised her hand and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1918. What comes to mind when someone sa More...

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 14:24:02 GMT

NPS Student-Professor Team Connects Research to Marines in the Field
This past Summer, a Marine infantry officer and a cryptographer from the Naval Postgraduate School journeyed to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, where I Marine Expeditionary Force was holding the Pacific Sentry 2021 field exercise. Their miss More...

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 14:50:00 GMT

Force Design 2030: Divesting to meet the future threat
The Marine Corps has begun a multiyear process of divesting legacy equipment to increase force readiness, resiliency, mobility and lethality to support the future operating environment around the globe. In his 2019 planning guidance, Commandant of the Mar More...

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 20:41:00 GMT

HMLA-269 Operates in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado
Late-autumn winds rushed down from the Rocky Mountains, passed steep plateaus, and sifted through deep canyons before settling on the great plains of Colorado. These untamed plains, inhabited only by wildlife adapting to the soon-to-come winter, would sho More...

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 19:21:29 GMT

U.S. Marines and Sailors Rehearse Maritime Strikes in the Pacific
U.S. forces with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet conducted a joint rehearsal of tactics and simulated strikes on naval targets off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 19. Between the two services, the participating aircraft platforms More...

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 15:54:54 GMT

US Navy and Marine officers participate in Brazilian Exercise DRAGÃO
Marines and Sailors from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet conducted multiple engagements with the Brazilian Navy and Marines in support of the Brazilian Joint Exercise DRAG O Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 20:35:25 GMT

Cultural Ritual Honors Ancestral Burials at Sabånan Fadang Area of Camp Blaz
Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz leadership along with the Honorable Lourdes Leon Guerrero, governor of Guam, in coordination with the Guam State Historic Preservation Office, participated in a cultural ritual at the Sab nan Fadang burial site Nov. 23. The bu More...

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