Iwo Jima Flag Raising Tribute Concert

View Article Here“The President's Own" United States Marine Band Brass Ensemble performs a special concert at the National Museum of the Marine Corps to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the flag raising atop Mount Suribachi during the...

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The Purple Heart

View Article HereFeb. 22 2020 marks 88 years since Gen. Douglas MacArthur reinstated the Purple Heart the oldest military decoration still awarded today. The Badge of Military Merit as it was called fell into oblivion until 1932 when Mac...

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We are Iwo

View Article HereThe Marine Corps is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima during a 36-day-long observance Feb. 19 – March 2 2020. This year’s theme “We are Iwo” honors the efforts and sacrifices of all service mem...

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

View Article HereToday marks 75 years since the Marine Corps launched an amphibious assault onto the island of Iwo Jima beginning one of the bloodiest battles in our nation’s history. Join us over the next 36 days as we honor the uncommo...

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Presidents Day 2020

View Article HereOn this Presidents Day we pay tribute to our commanders-in-chief and their service to our country. Semper Fi.

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Air Assault

View Article HereMarines with 1st Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Division participate in the air assault course during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 2-20 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms C...

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Battle of Marjah Remembered

View Article HereOn Feb. 13 2010 the Battle of Marjah began. Cpl. Kyle Carpenter who received the Medal of Honor for his actions recalls the day insurgents initiated an attack on his squad later that year.

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King of the Ring

View Article HereMarines with Marine Forces Reserve participate in a King of the Ring tournament on Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans Louisiana. The tournament includes knife fighting grappling and baton fighting to promote unit ...

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Northern Viper 2020

View Article HereU.S. Marines and Sailors with 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force alongside with the Japan Ground Self Defense Force participate in Northern Viper 2020 in Hokkaido Japan. Northern Viper is a regularly scheduled training exerc...

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Battle of Guadalcanal

View Article HereThis month marks 77 years since the Battle of Guadalcanal ended. The courageous efforts by the Marines on the island ensured control of what would later be known as Henderson Airfield and contributed greatly to the essen...

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Black History Month: Courage

View Article HereAs the Marine Corps secures our nation’s future we’re honoring our past – like the courage that Private First Class James Anderson Jr. demonstrated in Vietnam. For his actions he became the first African American Marine ...

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Confidence Course

View Article HereRecruits with Kilo Company 3rd Recruit Training Battalion prepare to complete the obstacles at the Confidence Course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island South. The confidence course is composed of different obsta...

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Completing the Mission

View Article HereMarines and sailors with Company C 1st Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Division conduct a company-sized attack during Integrated Training Exercise 2-20 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms C...

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Coronavirus Precautions

View Article HereWhile the CDC considers the Novel Coronavirus a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures the immediate risk in the U.S. is considered LOW based on information the CDC has available. Everyone should always ta...

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