Enjoy the latest video from HQMC It’s what we do. It’s who we are. It’s what makes us Marines. Link to this post!
By Elmore A. Champie The Marine Corps Base at San Diego is surrounded by evidences of the Spanish heritage of southern California. Among the more conspicuous are the euphonious place names found everywhere , including the name San Diego itself, and the picturesque architecture that may be seen, not only in the city, but also … Read more Brief History of MCRD San Diego, 1914-1962
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., 30TH COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS// GENTEXT/REMARKS/ 1. IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT I ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF GENERAL CARL E. MUNDY, JR., U.S. MARINE CORPS, RETIRED, THE 30TH … Read more Death of General Carl E. Mundy, Jr., 30TH Commandant
Headquarters Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos: Corps is going sleeves up By Gen. James F. Amos | Headquarters Marine Corps | February 25, 2014 WASHINGTON Sgt. Maj. Barrett and I have now spoken to the majority of you about our efforts to “Reawaken the Soul of our Corps.” Each time that we have … Read more Corps is going sleeves up
MAY 6, 2013, VOL. 18, NO. 32 • BY MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS In 1957, the commandant of the Marine Corps, General Randolph Pate, sent a brief note to the director of the Marine Corps Educational Center, Brig. Gen. Victor Krulak, in which he asked, “Why does the U.S. need a Marine Corps?” Krulak, already a … Read more How the Marines have survived, and why
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Our strength lies not in our numbers, but in our commitment. In the Marine Corps, it’s called Semper Fidelis. It means always faithful — to our country, to the Corps, to each other. Link to this post!
The Commandant of the Marine Corps and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps present the 236th Marine Corps birthday message and honor the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how the events shaped the lives of Marines past and present. http://www.usmc81.com … Read more USMC 236th Birthday Message
By Dan Lamothe – Staff writer Posted : Monday Aug 22, 2011 10:06:50 EDT Sgt. Maj. Mike Barrett has unveiled a new reading list for Marines, highlighting 54 titles that he said capture the history, culture and evolution of the Marine Corps. The development of the “Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Library” shows the … Read more Sgt. Maj. to Marines: Read these books
2011 USMC Recruiting Commercial OUTSTANDING! SEMPER FI! http://www.usmc81.com Link to this post!
REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST Date Signed: 7/8/2011 ALMAR Active Number: 027/11 2011 R 082003Z JUL 11, UNCLASSIFIED//, LMAR 027/11, MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//, SUBJ/REVISION OF THE MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING PROGRAM LIST//, REF/A/MSGID:MSG/CMC WASHINGTON DC CMC/081912ZSEP2009//, AMPN/REF A IS ALMAR 029/09, UPDATE TO MARINE CORPS PROFESSIONAL READING LIST.// GENTEXT/REMARKS/ 1. … Read more Marine Corps Reading List 2011
Courtesy: HISTORY AND MUSEUMS DIVISION, HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1968 The purpose of this study is to explore and describe the development of the emblem and to provide students of Marine Corps history with a reference for its display on the diversity of uniforms worn by Marines since 1868. EGA 1868-1968 Part … Read more USMC Eagle Globe Anchor 1868-1968
from defensetech.org Here’s another piece of cool V-22 Osprey news to emerge from the Navy League’s Sea, Air, Space conference; HMX-1, the Marine Corps chopper squadron that operates the fleet of Marine One presidential transport helos is set to receive the first of what will be a fleet of 14 MV-22s, starting in 2013 . … Read more HMX-1 to get MV-22s
from Marine Corps Connection WASHINGTON — The commandant of the Marine Corps announced April 11 his selection for the next sergeant major of the Marine Corps. Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett “I’m pleased to announce Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett as the 17th sergeant major of the Marine Corps,” said Gen. James Amos, commandant of the … Read more 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Announced
Feb 8, Los Angeles Times The Marine Corps of the future will be smaller and use lighter vehicles and lighter personal protective gear but retain its ability to respond swiftly and with intimidating firepower to any global crisis, Commandant Gen. James Amos said Tuesday night. General Amos The Marine Corps will add more personnel and … Read more Marine Corps will be smaller, lighter but just as deadly, commandant promises