Being a Marine

Life in
the Corps

The life of a Marine can take many forms—each with their own unique place in a proud heritage.

Every Day a Marine

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The daily life of a Marine can change rapidly, but one thing remains the same—winning battles as part of an elite warrior force.

Long form video showcases athletics,  activities, educational opportunities and more available to Marines.
Long form video showcases athletics,  activities, educational opportunities and more available to Marines.

The daily life of a Marine can change rapidly, but one thing remains the same—winning battles as part of an elite warrior force.

​Marine Fit.Battle Ready.

While there are many important aspects to being a Marine, holding a high standard of physical fitness is one of the many requirements necessary to be ready for battle.

Winning Battles Together

Long form video of the amenities available to Marines and their families on a Marine Corps base.

A Marine’s role is to fight for our nation's safety, and they do it with the love and support of their families and the people they're fighting for. See how life for families on base can be hugely rewarding as they support one another through the challenges.

Long form video of the amenities available to Marines and their families on a Marine Corps base.

A Marine’s role is to fight for our nation's safety, and they do it with the love and support of their families and the people they're fighting for. See how life for families on base can be hugely rewarding as they support one another through the challenges.

Ready for Battle—Anywhere.

Marines are ready to fight at a moment’s notice because they are stationed at locations all over the world. Their life abroad offers ample opportunities to gain combat experience and further their education in specialties that help the Corps win battles across the globe.

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    The Battles Abroad

    The unique stories and experiences Marines share on deployment demonstrate the bond that comes from supporting and protecting the world’s communities.

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    The Battles Abroad

    The unique stories and experiences Marines share on deployment demonstrate the bond that comes from supporting and protecting the world’s communities.

    Click through and explore Marine stories.

  • Video details actions of several Marines in Afghanistan as well as what to expect from a deployment.
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    Afghanistan

    See how Marines deployed in Afghanistan overcame the challenges of rebuilding a wartorn city while battling and defeating insurgents.

    Video details actions of several Marines in Afghanistan as well as what to expect from a deployment.
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    Afghanistan

    See how Marines deployed in Afghanistan overcame the challenges of rebuilding a wartorn city while battling and defeating insurgents.

  • Video details actions following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti when more than 2,200 Marines arrived to help restore order, rebuild hospitals and deliver critical aid.
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    Haiti

    See how Marines found ways to help rebuild Haitian communities after the devastating earthquake of 2010.

    Video details actions following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti when more than 2,200 Marines arrived to help restore order, rebuild hospitals and deliver critical aid.
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    Haiti

    See how Marines found ways to help rebuild Haitian communities after the devastating earthquake of 2010.

  • Video details Marine actions moments following devastating earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan in 2011.
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    Japan

    Marines responded to the devastating earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan in 2011. 

    Video details Marine actions moments following devastating earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan in 2011.
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    Japan

    Marines responded to the devastating earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan in 2011.