Facing Down Threats
Original Web Series
Whether called upon to be the first to distribute aid or called to be the first to fight the forces of global tyranny, there is no better friend or worse enemy than a Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Facing Down Threats
Making a Difference
Driven by an uncompromising sense of purpose, Marines are committed to helping others in their local communities.
Every Marine is a Leader
These are the leadership traits that enable Marines to lead with honor, on the battlefield and in the community.
Always Faithful. Always a Marine.
Latin for "always faithful," Semper Fidelis is more than the Marine Corps motto. Becoming a Marine is becoming the always faithful—true to the mission, to the Marines by your side, to the Corps, to your country.
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.
Infantry Leader Program
There are no guarantees for those who wish to become Infantry Squad Leaders, but there is a distinct path.
Becoming an Enlisted Marine requires the ability to meet the highest standards of moral, mental and physical strength.
Marine Officers learn and adopt leadership skills that have been tried and proven in every conflict this nation has seen.
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
Marine Week is about to come to a close in the Valley. Static displays, Marine Air Ground Task Force demonstrations, Marine Band San Diego shows, Silent Drill Platoon performances and more have brought the Community and Corps together for a fun-filled week. Be sure to join us tomorrow for the last day of Marine Week events: http://bit.ly/1ItrV2G
As a result of a vehicle rollover accident on Camp Pendleton, California, Sept. 10, 2015, one Marine died, six Marines are currently in critical condition, eight are in stable condition and four have been discharged