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  • Core Values a Family Affair for Father, Daughter

    With frequent moves and deployments a common factor shared by all Marines, they are afforded the unique opportunity to work with individuals whom they never would have met as civilians. What is even more unique  [Read more...]

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    Remembering the Boston Bombing

    One year ago CWO3 Benjamin E. Barr took on the challenge of competing in the Boston Marathon. In his own words, he recounts the events of that tragic day and how it has affected him.   [Read more...]

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    Buns Upon a Time: A Look behind the Locks

    From the moment recruits arrive at Marine Corps boot camp, they learn that appearance is of utmost importance. For female recruits, this is especially important when it comes to their hair.  Contrary to what G.I.  [Read more...]

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    Infantry Marine’s Journey to Afghanistan

    Noncommissioned officers are often considered the backbone of the Marine Corps. One NCO, Sgt. Warren Sparks, currently has a crucial role as an infantry squad leader with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, in  [Read more...]

On Target

  • Marine Corps releases Organizational Wear Guide app for smartphones

    The Marine Corps released the Organizational Wear Guide application for smart phones today. The app was designed to provide a simple guide for Marines on the proper use of field uniforms and gear. The guide  [Read more...]

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    The Reawakening | It is our legacy to protect or destroy

    Watch the Reawakening video. I was annoyed. I had to cut my workout short to beat traffic on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Dec. 11. On top of that, I was to make the hour-long drive to Joint  [Read more...]

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    2013 Year in Photos (December)

    Crop Circles Rescue in the Deep Blue Moment of Serenity Excuse Me, Sir Dawn of a New Day JAN | FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP |  OCT | NOV | Year in Photos Overview

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    2013 Year in Photos (January)

    Frozen Flags Chop Circles Push! Hangin’ Out with my Chute Out Hose Down FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP |  OCT | NOV | DEC | Year in Photos Overview