A Very Different Path to Marine Success
When someone graduates from both Harvard and Duke, they usually don't look at the Marines as the next step in their career, but Lindsay Rodman did. She chose the Marine Corps as the place where she could make the most difference in the world.
Captain Lindsay Rodman
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.
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
A DIFFERENCE THE WORLD WILL NOTICE
Standing up against tyranny and injustice are Marines: elite warriors who courageously and honorably face down the threats of our time.
Darhonda Rodela remembers pushing herself to overcome fear and meet the challenge of earning the title. Now, she's mentally prepared to face any situation. The leadership skills she gained in the Marine Corps will serve her well thoughout her life.
Sergeant Darhonda Rodela
To even consider a pursuit of this magnitude is admirable, but just as the Marine Corps is not for everyone—not just anyone can be a Marine.
Every Marine plays a critical role in the success of the Marine Corps mission.
Marines are instantly and forever transformed the day they earn the title.
U.S. Marines from Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment finished off exercise Eager Lion 15 with a live-fire attack range around Al Quweyrah, Jordan, May 19, 2015.Eager Lion is an annual, multinational exercise designed to build military,
Combining communications and combat skills, the Marines of Marine Wing Communications Squadron 28 conducted a squadron sized field exercise at Camp Lejeune, May 13.During the field exercise, the Marines were exposed to several different scenarios that,
CLEMSON, S.C. - Expect to be impressed when you meet a Marine, but when that Marine is a 95 year-old Pearl Harbor survivor who challenges you to a pull-up contest, prepare to be blown away. This is one of many things Clemson University student Will Hines,
Marines with 2nd Ground Sensor Platoon, 2nd Intelligence Battalion conducted a live-fire range aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, May 13, 2015. The Marines executed fire-team and squad sized rushes while engaging enemy targets.During,
Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Determan, 21, of Maricopa, Ariz. died Tuesday of injuries sustained during an MV-22B Osprey mishap while conducting training at Marine Corps Training Area – Bellows.Determan was a rifleman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines. He,
Watch how U.S. Forces in Nepal saved a village few others could reach. Joint Task Force 505 delivers aid using U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom helicopters. #WeStandWithNepal #NepalEarthquake #NepalQuake
Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Barron, 24, of Spokane, Washington died Sunday of injuries sustained when the MV-22B Osprey he was aboard crashed while conducting training at Marine Corps Training Area - Bellows.Barron was a tiltrotor crew chief assigned to Marine,
Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived Monday evening aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States’ Eastern Seaboard to mark the beginning of the first shipboard phase of the F-35B Operational Test (OT-1).The at-sea period,
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One Marine was killed when an MV-22 Osprey from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit experience a hard-landing mishap while conducting training aboard Marine Corps Training Area – Bellows at approximately 11:40 a.m., Hawaii time.
The recovery of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter that went missing on May 12 and was later discovered on May 15 has resumed today, 8 miles north of Charikot, in the Dolakha district of Nepal.The recovery effort began at 6:30 a.m. today (NST). Nepal Special Forces,,
Joint Task Force 505 continues efforts both in support of the ongoing search and rescue mission for a missing UH-1Y Huey helicopter, as well as humanitarian aid and disaster relief for the country of Nepal. To date, two UH-1Y Hueys, two MV-22 Ospreys, one,
In this episode, climb in a Combat Rubber Raiding Craft and follow U.S. Marines with Company F, Battalion Landing Team 2d Battalion 4th Marines and soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as they conduct small boat operations.
A platoon of U.S. Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa completed a live-fire assault course during a training exercise with 2nd Battalion, Spanish Marine Brigade at a range in Sierra Del Retin, Spain, May 4 -,
Ride along a UH-1Y Huey helicopter as U.S. military members of Joint Task Force 505 put into action the phrase "No Better Friend" in the Himalayan Mountains. #WeStandWithNepal #NepalQuake #NepalEarthquake #PACOM
Marines with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, loaded 40 mm rounds into their M203 grenade launchers and fired them at targets resulting in an explosion of dirt and debris during a M203 grenade launcher qualification aboard Marine Corps Base Camp,
Marines and sailors from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, including service members from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River, wish their mothers and wives a happy Mother’s Day while deployed as a crisis-response force in 2015. The unit has service members working in multiple countries throughout Europe and Africa, where they have been training with military personnel from partner nations for the last several months. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Lucas Hopkins and Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
A day by the ocean for beachgoers means relaxing in the sand, swimming or enjoying the sound of the waves splashing onto the shore, but a normal beach day for U.S. Marines is much different.Take April 28 for instance - one beach on Okinawa was occupied,
U.S. Marines and Nepalese soldiers deliver 4,000 pounds of supplies to include food, hygiene kits and shelters from Kathmanda, Nepal to areas struck by the 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake. #WeStandWithNepal #NepalEarthquake
“Look left, look right, back-blast area all clear!” shouts a Marine, telling his partner he is clear to shoot. “Rocket!” responds the gunner before firing a high-explosive projectile at a vehicle-shaped target 225 meters away.More than 70 Marines with 1st,
Stealthily making his way through the brush under the beating sun, a Marine gradually makes his way closer to instructors searching for him through high-powered binoculars. Over the course of two hours, he steadily moves over 250 meters to get to his final,
Marines with Mortar Platoon, Weapons Company, Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force, began their Marine Corps Operational Test and Evaluation Activity assessment at Range 107, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April,