Community Impact

Making a Difference

Driven by an uncompromising sense of purpose, Marines are committed to helping others in their local communities.

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Community Impact

Strategic Warrior

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.

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Toward Chaos

Responding Quickly and Decisively

Where chaos looms, the Few emerge. Marines move toward the sounds of tyranny, injustice and despair—with the courage and resolve to silence them.

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Toward Chaos

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.

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Facing Down Threats

Marine Officer

Leader of Marines

From meeting with an Officer Selection Officer (OSO) to choosing which Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) is right for you, discover the rigorous requirements to lead the few.

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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.

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Enlisted

Active or Reserve, enlisted or officer, as one of the Few, you will forever be known by the title you earn: United States Marine.

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Reserve

Active or Reserve, enlisted or officer, as one of the Few, you will forever be known by the title you earn: United States Marine.

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    Marines Take Over NYC for Veterans Day - News

    With flags of red, white and blue in hand, the supporters of America's veterans, some of whom are veterans themselves, screamed, shouted, clapped and cheered at the 95th annual Veterans Day Parade, also known as America's Parade.

     
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    Purple Foxes retire last "Phrog" - News

    CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 364 made their final flight from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Oct. 29.

     
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    Marine From Shirley, New York - News

    In 2010, Cpl Jose W. Delgado was looking for direction in life. Knowing only that he wanted a challenge, he turned to the Few and the Proud for structure and purpose.

     
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    Marines Continue to Inspire Local Students - News

    Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 16 and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 268 mentored students at Morning Creek Elementary School, Nov. 5.

     
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    Preparing Poolees to Earn the Title - News

    Marine Corps Recruiting Station Jacksonville, Fla., held an all-women pool function at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 31, 2014.

     
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    Marines Polish Direct Fire Skills - News

    Artillery units traditionally support ground troops with precise, long-range indirect fire, and are rarely called upon to engage targets with direct fire. Though direct engagements are not an artilleryman's primary mission, Marines on the gun line are expected to be adaptable and effective under any and all circumstances.

     
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    A Look at Crash Fire Rescue - News

    Marines with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, trained in nighttime three-dimensional firefighting.

     
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    15th MEU Conducts Vertical-Assault Training - News

    Marines with Lima Co., BLT 3/1, began preparations for a raid exercise during a week-long vertical-assault training course aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014. 
     

     
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    Pre-Scout Sniper Training: Passing the Torch - News

    1st Marine Division Schools recently began the second week of training for Marines attending the pre-scout sniper course aboard Camp Pendleton, California, Oct. 27, 2014. 

     
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    Marines Turn Wrenches To Keep Birds Flying - News

    Maintenance is key to all MEU equipment, but repairs and upkeep are essential to ensure the aircraft of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) remain in the air.