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Today In Marine Corps History: 6 March 1944

Marines assault Talasea on New Britain (secured 8 March 1944).
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 6, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 5 March 1947

The 7th Marine Regiment disbanded at Camp Pendleton following their return from China. Personnel and equipment were transferred to the 3rd Marine Brigade.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 5, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 4 March 1801

The Marine Band performed at a Presidential Inauguration for the first time.
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 4, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 3 March 1809

Five-year enlistments in the Corps replaced the previous three-year terms...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 3, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 2 March 1867

Jacob Zeilin, Colonel Commandant of the Marine Corps from 30 June 1864, was this date promoted to the rank of Brigadier General Commandant, the first time Congress authorized this rank for the Marine Corps. The statute, however, was repealed in June...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 2, 2015

Today In Marine Corps History: 1 March 1960

The Beaufort (South Carolina) Auxiliary Air Station was redesignated a Marine Corps Air Station. #Marines#Marine#USMC As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook, please Share it. Sharing helps the site grow. If you enjoyed this post, Subscrib...
by Semper Fi Parents on Mar 1, 2015

Marine Security Guards Become Crises Reaction Forces

My daughter is currently serving at her second posting as a member of this elite group. “In the wake of Benghazi, I think there’s an expectation that Marines and sailors will be there and respond within hours to a threat against our diplomatic co...
by Semper Fi Parents on Feb 6, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: Amphibious Insertion

A 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit Maritime Raid Force Marine engages simulated hostile targets during an amphibious insertion for sustainment training in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. Photo by Sgt Christopher Q. Stone.
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 29, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: Talking Guns

PFC Sebastian Rodriguez, machine gunner, Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, fires an M240 machine gun during a night squad-attack exercise. MRF-D Marines used machine gunners, sn...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 27, 2015

Roles In The Marine Corps: Infantry Officer

Infantry Officers are central to the role of the Marine Corps as an expeditionary force. They are responsible for training their Marines for every variety of ground combat mission in any environment. They gather and evaluate intelligence on enemy for...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 26, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: In the Heat of the Night

Marines with Battery M, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division load an M777 lightweight 155mm Howitzer for firing during Exercise DESERT SCIMITAR aboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. May 2, 2013. Exe...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 23, 2015

The U.S. Marine Corps: Pride Of The Nation

A recruiting commercial from 2005, “Pride of the Nation.”...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 22, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: All Aboard

26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force Marines climb aboard a rigid hull inflatable boat after conducting scout swimming exercises at sea, April 24, 2013. Eagle Resolve is an annual multilateral exercise designed to enhance regional...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 21, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: Making the Call

Sgt Pancho A. Valladolid Jr. prepares to call in a 9-line casualty evacuation message for a simulated improvised explosive device threat during convoy operations inside the Combat Convoy Simulator on Camp Hansen. One of the key focuses during the tra...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 19, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: In the Weeds

SSgt Owen I. Wood leads his Marines in a raid during final field exercises on Andersen South during Exercise Guahan Shield. The exercises consisted mainly of raids and patrols in and around abandoned housing areas and the surrounding jungle, in which...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 15, 2015

Marine Corps Recruiting Poster

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by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 14, 2015

Marine Expeditionary Force – 2014 Highlights

Contains highlights from exercises during 2014 and is not limited to exercises like Steel Knight, Valiant Mark, Dawn Blitz, Koru Kiwi, Large Scale Exercise and Pacific Horizon. #Marines#Marine#USMC As always, if you are seeing this post on Facebook,...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 13, 2015

Marine Corps Photos: Overcoming Obstacles

Marines from the Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry-East, navigate their way through the obstacle course at Camp Geiger, N.C., Oct 4, 2013. This is the first company at ITB with female students as part of a measured, deliberate and respo...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 13, 2015

Close Air Support

In this interview, Lt. General Philip D. Shutler (USMC Ret) and other Marines talk about the development of close air support tactics and how General Keith McCutcheon introduced new ideas in air/ground cooperation into Marine aviation after World War...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 12, 2015

Pictures From Parris Island

Suddenly from out of the night, this sign looms. This is the last glimpse of the outside world that Marine Recruits will see for 13 weeks. #Marines#Marine#USMC If you enjoyed this post, Subscribe To My RSS Feed. To Friend and/or Follow us on Facebook...
by Semper Fi Parents on Jan 12, 2015


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