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MCLBB recognized for its clean air programs

Story by Keith Hayes on 09/27/2018 Air pollution control programs instituted by Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., have earned the base an Exemplar Award from the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. The award was presented to representatives of the base during the air district's Sept. 24 board meeting
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FINAL FAREWELL: Marine killed in action at the Chosin Reservoir receives final send off from Fox Company

Story by Cpl Joseph Prado on 09/26/2018 Sgt. Justus Branson, a platoon sergeant with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, looked on as his brother in arms, Pfc. Roger Gonzales, was lowered to his final resting place. Gonzales died 68 years earlier at the Chosin Reservoir while serving with
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Concert in the desert, BaseFest brings artist to Combat Center

Story by LCpl Dave Flores on 09/24/2018 MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. Music filled the nighttime sky as four bands performed at the USAA sponsored BaseFest, which gave service members, their families and the local community the opportunity to connect and bond over live music aboard
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Maj. Marron wins award for advancing Corps innovation

Story by LCpl Dave Flores on 09/18/2018 MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. Maj. Michael L. Marron, the service level training and plans officer for the Marine Corps Air Ground Task Force Training Command, aboard the Combat Center, was presented the 2017 Secretary of the Navy's Innovatio
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1st Tank Marines increase readiness by extending hours

Story by LCpl Carley Vedro on 09/14/2018 MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. Motor Transport Marines with 1st Tank Battalion increased overall readiness by 20% in the past three weeks by working extended hours. The battalion's thirteen mechanics prioritize the backlog maintenance to repair and maintain the
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X-Games rolls through the Combat Center

The X-Games Action Sports Show provided a recreational event in honor of the continuous service and sacrifice military personnel and their family members make for the country. Located directly outside the Marine Corps Exchange, the X-Games brought in crowds of Marines and families with its food vendors, bouncy houses, DJ
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