Deployed Marine artillery assists Combined Joint Task Force Inherent Resolve in the fight against ISIS, The Marine Corps Uniform Board needs your feedback and the Warrior Games come to a close, in this week's Corps Report.
Marines fire M777-A2 Howitzers to provide around the clock support to Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve throughout Syria from May to June 2017. Operation Inherent Resolve is a global coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
(Video by Sgt. Matthew Callahan)
(Editing by Lance Cpl. Jaime Arzola)
Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, along with soldiers from Australian Army’s 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, close with and engage a simulated enemy force during Exercise Talisman Saber 17, June 30, 2017. Talisman Saber is a jointly sponsored exercise between U.S. Pacific Command and the Australian Defence Force’s Joint ...
Capt. Michael Gucwa an, AV-8B Harrier pilot with VMA-311, explains the training and importance of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) while underway in the Pacific Ocean, June 9, 2017. During the flight Harrier pilots fired the (APKWS), a laser-guided rocket, for the first time in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. VMA-311 is the 31st Marine Expedit...
The President of the Republic of Korea honors the Marines of Chosin Reservoir at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Warrior Games kick off in Chicago and the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter lands in Okinawa, Japan, for the first time, this week on the Corps Report.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, take part in exercise Wessex Storm in Salisbury, England, April 27, 2017. Wessex Storm is a battalion level exercise held in the hills and forests of England by the Royal Army’s field training unit. The Royal Marines Commandos invited the United States Marine Corps to Wessex Storm for the first time to provide them with a differ...
Marine Combat Training is a four week evolution at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Camp Geiger, N.C., where Marines with non-combat military occupational specialties are trained in basic infantry skills after graduating Recruit Training. Topics include rifle and medium machine gun marksmanship, physical conditioning and other basic infantry skills.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, participate in a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 12, 2017. MCCREs are conducted to ensure unit standardization and combat readiness in preparation for operational deployments.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Joseph Prado)
The Department of Defense has taken steps to increase suicide prevention efforts. They have ordered command stand downs, mandated classes on suicide prevention, and encouraged leadership to ensure that all commanders are taking care of the Service members under their care.
Capt. Thomas Schueman, company commander, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, gives insight into Exercise Brolga Strike, June 7, 2017. Marines with 3rd Bn., 4th Marines, hiked more than 100 kilometers with the Australian Defence Force during the two-week brigade certification exercise.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Nathaniel Cray...
Only about 600 Marine Corps drill instructors shape the approximately 19,000 recruits who come to Parris Island annually into basic United States Marines. This handful of dedicated DIs is entrusted with sustaining a more than 241-year legacy by transforming men and women into the next generation of Marines. This is one of those drill instructors.
Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli has been chosen as one of NASA's newest astronaut candidates, a World War Two Marine is brought home, and we look at the Corps' newest Tactical Vehicle, this week on the Corps Report.
Marines with Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division participated in their live fire annual training at Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, June 10-14, 2017.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Ian Ferro)
Marines with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, execute a company sized attack in new terrain as part of Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2017, May 17, 2017. Southern Jackaroo 2017 is a multi-lateral combined arms training activity between the U.S. Marine Corps, Australian Army, U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force that allows par...
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Christian P. Wade, Division Gunner, 2nd Marine Division, demonstrates how hot a suppressor can get while attached to a small arms weapon, near Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 26, 2017.
The Gunner Fact or Fiction series dispels common myths and misconceptions regarding the true physical aspects of Marine Corps weapon systems.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Clarence L. Wimberly)
The Marine Corps Body Bearers are looking for new recruits. The Body Bearers are an elite group of 15 Marines stationed in Washington, D.C., whose primary mission is to bear the caskets at funerals for Marines, former Marines, and Marine family members at Arlington National Cemetery and the surrounding cemeteries in the National Capitol Region. The Body Bearer section is also the saluting battery ...
The Department of Defense adds a Marine's name to the Vietnam War Memorial, the Commandant of the Marine Corps awards The Commandant's Innovation Challenge winners, and the Marine Corps holds a Gender Bias Symposium, this week on the Corps Report.
The Montford Point Marines were the first African American Marines to enter the Corps. Joining the ranks just after World War II, the Montford Point Marines persisted through segregated and discriminatory times.
This documentary was produced in 2012-2013 and released publicly for the first time June 2017.
Memorial Day weekend is for the fallen, and anyone who has ever heard these words.
The Body Bearers of Marine Barracks Washington are the last to let you down.
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Defense Media Activity - Marines)
"Being ready means making smart decisions. Sgt. Maj. Green and I need you to stay vigilant, recharge and be ready to go when the Nation calls us next. Protect What You've Earned."
— Gen. Robert Neller, 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps
Read the Commandant's 101 Days of Summer message: https://go.usa.gov/xN9nH
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