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I noticed her in my peripheral vision as I was lying in the grass trying to get a meaningful photograph of all the “60s” etched into the backs of the gravestones. She wore a wide-brimmed hat and khaki pants that made her look like a gardener, not a Gold,
An unanticipated training event put Combat Logistics Company 36 corpsmen’s training to the test during Exercise Dragon Fire 2015 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 20, 2015.To begin training day 12, Staff Sgt. Anthony M. Phaire,,
It was a warm morning when Marines from 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, rose at 3:17 a.m. to begin preparation for platoon attacks aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 24. Training began for,
The sound of CH-53E Super Stallion rotors spinning in the distance could be heard as Marines and Sailors with Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 teamed up to run drills in ground air integration training,
Marines with 1st Explosive Ordnance Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, and members of the Make-A-Wish Foundation came together to help make a young boy’s dream a reality aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 25, 2015.A brave young man, James Gallant of,
With the sound of tires rolling on hard pavement a procession of cars following a single white hearse come to a slow stop under the blistering sun at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on July 24, 2015. Seven Marines step away from the hearse gripping the,
Approximately 30 Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion and nine Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment participated in an urban demolitions range at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 10.The range was the fourth and final,
The Marines of Mike Battery rolled into Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park early Monday morning in T-shirts and polos, shorts and jeans, unsure of exactly why they'd been called to the park.
Marines with Company A, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, performed parachute jumps into the ocean at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 14-15, 2015.The Marines and sailors conducted low-level parachute operations with,
More than 20 U.S. Marines, sailors and coast guardsmen with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa taught and trained more than 30 Compagnie Fusilier de Marin Commandos small-boat operations and maintenance in St. Louis,,
His weapon was steady and level as he glided over the flat terrain. Bullets quickly riddled the circular target with holes as the Marine sighted in on his next objective. When he was finished, an instructor tallied his score, which resulted in two pushups,
SECNAV STATEMENT ON SHOOTING IN CHATTANOOGA, TN: Today, the Navy and Marine Corps team collectively mourn the loss of four heroes. The tragedy in Chattanooga is both devastating and senseless. On behalf of the entire Department of the Navy family, I offer my deepest condolences to the families of those killed and wounded in service to our nation during this incident. Throughout history our Sailors and Marines have served overseas, in harm's way, and the men and women of the Navy and Marine Corps have experienced the deep and lasting pain of combat loss. Today, here at home, we once again feel that pain. While we expect our Sailors and Marines to go into harm's way, and they do so without hesitation, an attack at home, in our community, is insidious and unfathomable. As the investigation unfolds, our priority will be to take care of the families of those affected. I'd like to express my gratitude to the first responders on the scene whose prompt reaction was critical to stopping this individual from inflicting further violence. Though we can never fully prevent attacks like this, we will continue to investigate, review and guard against future vulnerabilities and do everything in our power to safeguard the security of our service members and their families.
Thank you Wounded Warrior Project for posting the short clip of "Hey Baby" during our performance at the 2015 U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Wounded Warrior Games. As requested, here is the full version of "Hey Baby"
Out of the darkness, the distinct growl of a CH-53E Super Stallion reaches across a dimly lit horizon. It stops, hovering at the right height before a rope drops from its “hell hole,” a hatch in the helicopter’s floor. In seconds, a squad of Marines pours,
The Combat Center hosted the annual Western Regional CombatMatch at the Rifle Range June 29 through July 2, 2015.The competition, ran by the Marine Corps Combat ShootingTeam along with the Combat Center Marksmanship Training Unit, is meant torefine the,