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5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About The Medal Of Honor (Features) (On Target)

Article By Sgt. Fareeza Ali March 25th, has been designated as National Medal of Honor Day, marking the date that the first Medal of Honor was awarded. (U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Sgt. Fareeza Ali/Released) “Conspicuous gallantry…selfless bravery…undaunted courage…unwavering devotion…above and beyond the call of duty” — These are common phrases found throughout the Medal of […]

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5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Our New SMMC (Features) (On Target)

Article By Marine Corps Social Media Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green relieved Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett as the 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Feb. 20, 2015 at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ally Beiswanger/Released) Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green relieved Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett […]

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Lessons from the First Sergeant (Features) (Marines Uncovered)

Article By Lance Cpl. Medina Ayala-Lo 1st Sgt. Frank O. Robinson received a Purple Heart Medal for wounds sustained in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2014 and received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with combat distinguishing device for his actions in Afghanistan. Robinson was engaged by small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades that […]

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5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About the Unit Energy Manager Program (On Target)

Article By Marine Corps News The Unit Energy Manager Program is part of the Marine Corps’ Expeditionary Energy Strategy— the Corps’ attempt to reduce energy use Corps-wide. Here are 5 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Unit Energy Manager Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink/Released) Fulfilling the Commandant’s Vision.  The Commandant’s […]

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MARFORPAC ANNOUNCES FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

 U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and BAE Systems, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, will present the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Holiday Concerts at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center in downtown

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MARFORPAC ANNOUNCES FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

 U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and BAE Systems, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, will present the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Holiday Concerts at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center in downtown

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MARFORPAC ANNOUNCES FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERTS[MIGRATE]

 U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and BAE Systems, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, will present the 7th Annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for the Children) Holiday Concerts at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center in downtown

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5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Marine Corps Energy (On Target)

Article By Courtesy Story The Marine Corps wants your help in reducing the energy used Corps-wide. While October is Energy Action Month, Marines can make simple changes year round to help save energy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alvin Parson/ Released) October is Energy Action Month. If the Marine Corps reduces energy consumption at installations […]

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Ending the Mission: Marines Complete Operations in Afghanistan (Continuing Operations) (Features)

Article By 1st Lt. Skye Martin   Marines and sailors with Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan load onto a KC-130 aircraft on the Camp Bastion flightline, Oct. 27, 2014. The Marine Corps ended its mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan the day prior and all Marines, sailors and service members from the United Kingdom withdrew from […]

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State, Federal organizations collaborate to host II MEF Safety Expo[MIGRATE]

More than 20 local, state and federal organizations from across the nation collaborated with the II Marine Expeditionary Force to host a safety expo at the Marston Pavilion, Oct. 22, 2014.   Participants included the Red Cross, multiple North Carolina law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Forest Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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