A Tradition Forged In Steel
Born from the trials of World War II and echoing throughout every Marine Corps recruit depot today, the Rifleman's Creed isn't just memorized and repeated–it's lived. Every Marine is a rifleman, and every rifleman knows these sacred words by more than heart. They know by experience.
At all times focused, alert and in control
In an instant, missions, conditions and circumstances can change. Regardless of the situation, or sudden shift in it, Marines train to improvise, adapt and overcome so they can respond quickly.
Marine Corps Scout Snipers better themselves every day in order to protect their fellow Marines. They're responsible for providing reconnaissance, overwatch and precision fires on selected targets in support of their mission.
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
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
Infantry Leader Program
There are no guarantees for those who wish to become Infantry Squad Leaders, but there is a distinct path.
The Marine Corps could not be our nation's expeditionary force in readiness without Marines who are trained to respond faithfully, courageously and decisively.
These 11 principles form the foundation of leadership in the Marine Corps.
Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, conducted a company-sized combined-arms attack on range SR9 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 21-25, 2015.The training served as the culminating
Welcome to the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show. This webcast will feature an aerial demonstration of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter, which reached initial operating capability in July, followed by the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, better known as the Blue Angels.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will transition responsibility to Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. The ceremony is hosted by the Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense.
General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps, will pass command to Gen. Robert B. Neller during a ceremony at Marine Corps Barracks Washington, D.C., September 24 at 10 a.m. Gen. Dunford is scheduled to become the 19th Chairman of the Joint Staff September 25, 2015.
One of 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion’s tasks is to maintain its highly mobile, man-portable, surface-to-air weapons capabilities for a Marine Air-Ground Task Force with the ability to rapidly