This is the ultimate proving ground for those who are driven by purpose, guided by values and aspire to earn the title reserved only for the Few.
The Taliban destroyed Afghani schools. Marines secured the region and rebuilt while Female Engagement Teams (FETs) grew trust in the community.
Marines are equipped to succeed
Many prominent figures, entrepreneurs and community leaders attribute personal success to the skills, values and leadership developed in the Corps.
Enlisted and Officer
Active or Reserve, enlisted or officer, as one of the Few, you will forever be known by the title you earn: United States Marine.
Turboprop speed. Moving toward battle.
Swift and agile during combat situations, versatile and steady in humanitarian efforts, the MV-22 Osprey is one of the Marine Corps' most formidable assault aircraft. First deployed in Iraq, the Osprey is a symbol of the Corps' unparalleled expeditionary strength.
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 15.1 concluded their final week-long infantry tactics and live-fire range with Romanian marines at the Babadag Training Area, Romania, June 28 – July 3. “We did raids and patrolling this week which culminated in,
Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, conducted a dynamic scenario-based field exercise that forced them to operate in multiple environments on different missions in only a few,
Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd MarineDivision, conducted a combat engineer specialists leadership course, (SAPPER)for Marines with 4th CEB, 4th Marine Division, stationed at various unitsacross the U.S. and soldiers with the 119th Engineer,
Secretary Ray Mabus triples maternity leave: 18 weeks for women in the Navy and Marine Corps.July 2, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that effective immediately, women who serve in the Navy and Marine Corps will have 18 weeks of maternity leave,
Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion participated in a live fire training event during a Heavy Brigade Combat Team qualification course aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 8–20.About 47 AAB Marines underwent a three week course, which,
The scorching afternoon sun beat down on the necks of theMarines, pulling streams of sweat from their skin. They were exhausted havingonly gotten a few hours of sleep in the past three days. Their bodies were soreand aching from being pushed to their very,
United States Marine Corps veteran Chuck Sketch is currently competing in field and will participate in shooting and swimming later this week at the Warrior Games. He has already won a gold medal in cycling. He is living with his abilities & is still in the fight. #Marines #BeyondInjury #WarriorGames
Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302,stationed aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, teamed upwith landing support specialists from several Combat Logistics Battalions toperform external lifts aboard Camp Lejeune,,
During an exercise, June 17, 2015, a pair of CH-53E Super Stallions emerged from the horizon carrying M777 howitzers, ammunition, and the Marines needed to quickly use the hulking weapons to provide supporting fire.The Super Stallions and their crewmembers,
What a blast working with Swedish, Finnish, and U.K. Marines to show off what a NATO Response Force could do! Share a few of our favorite shots from Ravlunda, Sweden, and read more about these amphibious brothers during BALTOPS 15: http://bit.ly/NRFMarines #BALTOPS2015
The U.S. Marine Corps, along with various partner nations, participated in Exercise BALTOPS 2015 in the Baltic region from June 7-15. British Royal Commandos, Finnish Costal Jaegers, Swedish and U.S. Marines demonstrated ship-to-shore assault capabilities,
Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command held a re-designation ceremony at Stone Bay, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 19, 2015. The ceremony was held to officially adopt the name Marine Raider, carrying on the heritage and legacy passed along by the Raiders of World War II. During the ceremony, the units' colors were cased and their new colors were unveiled.
#WarriorWednesday The Warrior Games are fast-approaching and the athletes are on Marine Corps Base Quantico, training and getting ready to compete. Meet a few of the athletes from the USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment competing for #TeamMarines
Spirits ran high aboard the Karel Doorman, a warship with the Royal Netherlands Navy, as U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 made the first MV-22 Osprey landing aboard a Dutch ship during an interoperability test conducted near Marine,
Beneath the desert sun in Jordan, a notional enemy of armored vehicles prepares to make a stand against U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Jordanian armed forces and Italian Marines, who wait just beyond the horizon of the battlefield.,
Marines from four NATO nations come together during BALTOPS from June 7-17. U.K. Royal Marine Commandos, Finnish Coastal Jaegers, Swedish and U.S. Marines integrate to practice expeditionary, ship-to-shore assaults to enhance their capability to work,
Editor’s note: LtCol Arthur P. Brill Jr., USMC (Ret) recently met with General Joseph F. Dunford, 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps, to discuss the Commandant’s views on the challenges facing the Corps today and his plans to ensure the Corps’ continued success in the future.
The turret of the tank traversed along the horizon, scanning the engagement area for potential threats, looking to destroy them faster than the previous crew. A voice suddenly buzzed in over the radio informing them of an approaching enemy tank. The tank,
Karla Cumbie has always had a warrior spirit. Her athletic talent led her to the U.S Naval Academy where she competed in Division 1 Volleyball. The challenge to earn the title was what first attracted Captain Cumbie to the Marine Corps.