Marines Overcome Them All.
Our country has a history of breaking down barriers. From social injustice at home to the injustice of our enemies abroad, this ideal moves our country forward. The United States Marine Corps reflects this belief in every mission. Every day.
Obstacles. Barriers. Challenges.
Every role critical to success
All Marines have a specific role for which they are optimally trained in support of the overall mission. And while each role comes with different responsibilities, the end results are accomplishing the mission.
Many Roles One Mission
See the largest offensive campaign of the war in Afghanistan, filmed on the front lines by the Marines fighting on them.
Total preparedness, ultimate performance
With the most advanced and armored vehicles in the military, Marines can take on any terrain and any mission imaginable. From 70-ton M1A1s to blast-resistant MRAPs, see why Marines call their tanks the beast of the battlefield.
Meeting a Marine Recruiter
There is no better way to get a clear picture of life in the Marine Corps than with a knee-cap to knee-cap conversation with a recruiter who's served.
Learn From Experience
The capabilities we offer our nation in response to global conflicts are as distinct as they are decisive.
It is our flexible organizational structure that enables Marines to provide rapid, powerful and sustainable response on a global scale.
Ship-to-shore, air-to-ground, door-to-door—there isn't a force more capable of facing down the threats of our time.
What began as a stealthy advance through the trees turned into a barrage of copper, lead and brass as machine guns found their targets. When the machine-gun fire ceased, rifles opened up while teams of Marines bounded forward to their objective.Marines,
Portuguese and U.S. Marines recently exchanged crisis response tactics during an exercise here that could be used to protect other NATO countries.Approximately 60 U.S. Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa joined,
“My AMTRAC and I are the defenders of our country. We are the masters of gunnery. We are the saviors from the ocean.” Marines from 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division know these lines well because it comes from their AMTRAC creed.An AMTRAC,
During the light of day and the cover of darkness, Marines with 2nd Platoon, 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force conducted close-quarters combat tactics training at range K-501A aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 14-15,,
Reconnaissance and surveillance patrols are one of a few crucial missions reconnaissance Marines are assigned. They typically involve a clandestine insertion, movement under darkness, surveillance from concealed positions, and an expeditious extraction,
Searching and sniffing for anything suspicious, military working dog teams provide a unique layer of security for Marines while forward deployed, operating alongside as their handlers clear patrol routes and conduct vehicle searches on the front,
Amphibious assault and movement to contact training was conducted by Marines with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, on Onslow Beach at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 9, 2015.The Marines used ten Assault Amphibious Vehicles, operated by,
Smoke poured out of the front doors of St. Elizabeth’s East hospital, Washington, D.C. Marines and corpsmen with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force took over the grounds and cleared the four-story building, room by room.The force was responding to,
An urban training town at Camp Pendleton, California, was tranquil during the afternoon of April 1, 2015. Targets were spread across the town to simulate enemy insurgents, but they remained in position without harassment. Only small gusts of wind were,
Capt Micah Hudson discusses his role as a defense fellow has played a role in the development and success of his career. Committed to setting an example for his fellow Marines, Capt Hudson reveals how deep the impact of leadership can run when you lead with a purpose.