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The War of 1812

Battles at Sea and on Lakes The Marines’ participation in the War of 1812 was both on land and aboard vessels sailing the high seas…

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First Amphibious Landing

The attack on New Providence, Bahamas was led by Captain Samuel Nicholas and was the first amphibious raid in the history of the Marine Corps….

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Birth of the Marine Corps

When the Revolutionary War began, a debate ensued regarding the need for a Navy. One reason the colonies went to war with England was over…

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My Men Are My Heroes – The Brad Kasal Story

Last summer, a friend gave me a copy of “My Men Are My Heroes”, the book which tells the story of Marine First Sergeant Brad…

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The Lieutenant Don’t Know

In “The Lieutenant Don’t Know“, Marine Lt. Jeff Clement of Combat Logistics Battalion 6, provides a gripping and descriptive view into navigating the hostile and…

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Once, Always Marine

A great reflection from Fred Reed…

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Navy SEAL’s advice to grads: Make your bed every morning

During a commencement speech at the University of Texas, the commander of the forces that organized the raid to kill Osama bin Laden delivered some…

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GovX honors Staff Sergeant Doug Siers

Profile: SSGT Doug Siers U.S. Marine Corps, Reserve “With 13 years in, I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in the Marine Corps. I was fortunate…

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MARINE CORPS CREAMED GROUND BEEF (SOS)

For those of us that remember SOS –Ed Creamer 1 – 1/2 Lb. (24 oz) of lean ground beef (80/20) 2 Tbsp. butter 1 cup…

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Former Marine Navigates Life After Active Duty

Former Marine, Dianna DiToro, joined the Marines shortly after college and transitioned to life as a Reservist in 2008. Read below to hear her inspirational…

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What You Need to Know About the US Military Ban on Flags Made in Other Countries

What’s more American than an American flag? Turns out that maybe it’s more than you think. Like a plethora of other items, American flags can…

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Death of General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., 30TH Commandant

Date Signed: 4/03/2014 ALMARS Active Number: 008/14 R 031935Z APR 14 UNCLASSIFIED/ ALMAR 008/14 MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS(UC)/F002// SUBJ/DEATH OF GENERAL CARL E. MUNDY, JR.,…

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Fourteen women have tried, and failed, the Marines’ Infantry Officer Course. Here’s why

By Sage Santangelo, Published: March 28 I awoke to Eminem blasting hours before dawn at Quantico Marine Base. A fog of breath and sweat permeated…

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Laying Down Some Lead

A demonstration of firepower from Dillon Aero… Laying down some lead

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LETS BE REAL: WOMEN IN COMBAT

Author and Marine Jude Eden served in the Marine Corps from 2004-2008, deploying to Fallujah Iraq in 2005-6. Jude shares her thoughts about women in…

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ROTC Scholarship – AmmoMan

ROTC Scholarship Applications Now Available ROTC cadets looking to get a little bit of extra spending money or those who need help covering the costs…

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It’s Our Code

By: Ed Creamer, vegasmarine1@roadrunner.com On 30 August 2006, Marine Col. F. Brooke Nihart, at 87 years of age, executed his orders to report for duty…

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U.S. Marine Surprises His Brother at Practice

One of The Few… Semper Fi!

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The Most Honored Photograph

The most decorated combat flight in U. S. history didn’t take place in a major battle. It was a photo-reconnaissance flight; the flight of ‘old…

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“Welcome Home” Trailer

From YouTube: “Welcome Home” is a new series being produced by Sleeping Dog Productions, Inc. It tells the story of Viet Nam Veterans, from all…

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Why We Fought & Why We Would Do it Again

American Legion Editorial By Jim Webb, September 2003 Against a backdrop of political mismanagement and social angst, history has failed to respect those who gave…

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Gary Sinise: What Employers Gain

Gary Sinise: Employers will benefit from hiring veterans.

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Corps is going sleeves up

Headquarters Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos: Corps is going sleeves up By Gen. James F. Amos | Headquarters Marine Corps | February 25,…

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Corpsmen Celebrate 115 Years of Service

By MC1 James , Naval Hospital Pensacola Public Affairs PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Hospital corpsmen have a long and proud tradition of excellence, honor, bravery…

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Do you still think of Vietnam?

by Kerry “Doc” Pardue A couple of years ago someone asked me if I still thought about Vietnam. I nearly laughed in their face. How…

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MEN IN BLACK: What it’s like to get ambushed

Men in Black is a true story as told by soldier and writer Colby Buzzell ( @colbybuzzell ) about his experience in Iraq MEN IN…

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An Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer’s Fingertips

In combat, a sniper’s goal is to become a needle in a haystack. Marksmanship is only a piece of the puzzle. Whether I was in…

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Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been invented until the 1930s but that hasn’t stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past….

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Lone Survivor – Trailer

Looking forward to seeing this one…

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“Backbone” USMC Leadership Traits – JJDIDTIEBUCKLE

by Cpl. Beddoe, 2013 JJDIDTIEBUCKLE is an acronym used by Marines representing their 14 leadership traits. Justice, Judgment, Dependability, Initiative, Decisiveness, Tact, Integrity, Endurance, Bearing,…

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The Man In The Arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could…

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They wish to hell

Bill Mauldin (1921-2003) on Marines: They wish to hell they were someplace else, and they wish to hell they would get relief. They wish to…

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The Hypocrite

Is religion a blueprint for faith and ethical living or a means to manipulate and control? Author Ron Winter’s just released novel The Hypocrite, seeks…

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Memorial Day Image

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this image says so much about the meaning of memorial Day. Please share.

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Help Honor Korean War Veterans

HELP HONOR KOREAN WAR VETERANS ON THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE! Did you know the average age of a veteran of the Korean War,…

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Bury me next to a Marine

Bury me next to a Marine, When my time comes to an end, So I can spend eternity Beside my brother and friend. I’ve served…