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
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.
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.
Facing Down Threats
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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
READY—AND EQUIPPED—TO FACE ANY MISSION
From our weapons and gear to our vehicles and aircraft, Marines bring what's required to accomplish each mission.
How to Prepare
Every Marine must maintain a high level of physical fitness regardless of age, rank or Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).
A Marine Corps Career
Whether you serve as enlisted or officer, as a Marine you will make more than a living—you will make a difference.
Ship-to-shore, air-to-ground, door-to-door—there isn't a force more capable of facing down the threats of our time.
Marines with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion participated in a live fire training event during a Heavy Brigade Combat Team qualification course aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, June 8–20.About 47 AAB Marines underwent a three week course, which,
The scorching afternoon sun beat down on the necks of theMarines, pulling streams of sweat from their skin. They were exhausted havingonly gotten a few hours of sleep in the past three days. Their bodies were soreand aching from being pushed to their very,
United States Marine Corps veteran Chuck Sketch is currently competing in field and will participate in shooting and swimming later this week at the Warrior Games. He has already won a gold medal in cycling. He is living with his abilities & is still in the fight. #Marines #BeyondInjury #WarriorGames
Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302,stationed aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, teamed upwith landing support specialists from several Combat Logistics Battalions toperform external lifts aboard Camp Lejeune,,
During an exercise, June 17, 2015, a pair of CH-53E Super Stallions emerged from the horizon carrying M777 howitzers, ammunition, and the Marines needed to quickly use the hulking weapons to provide supporting fire.The Super Stallions and their crewmembers,
What a blast working with Swedish, Finnish, and U.K. Marines to show off what a NATO Response Force could do! Share a few of our favorite shots from Ravlunda, Sweden, and read more about these amphibious brothers during BALTOPS 15: http://bit.ly/NRFMarines #BALTOPS2015
The U.S. Marine Corps, along with various partner nations, participated in Exercise BALTOPS 2015 in the Baltic region from June 7-15. British Royal Commandos, Finnish Costal Jaegers, Swedish and U.S. Marines demonstrated ship-to-shore assault capabilities,
Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command held a re-designation ceremony at Stone Bay, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., June 19, 2015. The ceremony was held to officially adopt the name Marine Raider, carrying on the heritage and legacy passed along by the Raiders of World War II. During the ceremony, the units' colors were cased and their new colors were unveiled.
#WarriorWednesday The Warrior Games are fast-approaching and the athletes are on Marine Corps Base Quantico, training and getting ready to compete. Meet a few of the athletes from the USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment competing for #TeamMarines
Spirits ran high aboard the Karel Doorman, a warship with the Royal Netherlands Navy, as U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 made the first MV-22 Osprey landing aboard a Dutch ship during an interoperability test conducted near Marine,
Beneath the desert sun in Jordan, a notional enemy of armored vehicles prepares to make a stand against U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Jordanian armed forces and Italian Marines, who wait just beyond the horizon of the battlefield.,
Marines from four NATO nations come together during BALTOPS from June 7-17. U.K. Royal Marine Commandos, Finnish Coastal Jaegers, Swedish and U.S. Marines integrate to practice expeditionary, ship-to-shore assaults to enhance their capability to work,
Editor’s note: LtCol Arthur P. Brill Jr., USMC (Ret) recently met with General Joseph F. Dunford, 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps, to discuss the Commandant’s views on the challenges facing the Corps today and his plans to ensure the Corps’ continued success in the future.
The turret of the tank traversed along the horizon, scanning the engagement area for potential threats, looking to destroy them faster than the previous crew. A voice suddenly buzzed in over the radio informing them of an approaching enemy tank. The tank,
Humanitarians At Sea --- U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit assist distressed mariners ready to be transported to an Indonesian coast guard vessel from the USS Rushmore (LSD 47), June 11, 2015. The distressed mariners were rescued from a sinking craft in Makassar Strait. Once on board USS Rushmore, the mariners were provided food and medical attention by Marines and Sailors of the 15th MEU and Essex Amphibious Ready Group before being transferred to the coast guard vessel. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Sgt. Emmanuel Ramos/Released)
In the continuing fight against Islamic State in Iraq andthe Levant, U.S. and coalition military aircraft populate the skies above Iraqand Syria, running daily strike missions against the terrorist organization.The pilots flying these dangerous missions,