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Sergeant Major continues to add to Corps legacy after 24 years of service

Story by Sgt Emmanuel Ramos on 01/22/2018 Marines have a long legacy built with the blood, sweat and tears of ordinary men and women committing extraordinary acts. The lessons of heroes like Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler, Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone and Col. Peter Ortiz are instilled in recruits before they
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Artist donates sculpture to Combat Center

Story by LCpl Isaac Cantrell on 01/11/2018 MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. The Officers' Club hosted a dedication ceremony for a new sculpture at their establishment Jan. 9, 2018. The sculpture was gifted by Claudio D'Augustino, a sculptor who has created many Marine Corps-related pieces for
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'The military is in my blood':Balboa Sailor named 2017 FMF Corpsman of the Year

Story by Miguel Alvarez on 11/29/2017 By the time he graduated Mayfield high school in 1994, Las Cruces, New Mexico native, Phillip Marquez, wanted nothing to do with the military. The oldest of two sons of a now-retired Air Force Master Sgt., Branch Chief, Marquez once told his dad, "once
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Marines add Fourth Phase to recruit training

Story by Sgt David Staten on 10/12/2017 Recruits arriving at Marine Corps Recruit Depots in late November will be the first to go through an additional period of training, which will be known as fourth phase, designed to better prepare them for success as Marines. The Marine Corps has reorganized
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NHRC Researchers Investigate the Link Between Injury and Fitness

KISSIMMEE, Florida Dr. Karen Kelly, a physiologist with the Naval Health Research Center's (NHRC), discussed her recent work examining the relationship between training requirements, fitness and musculoskeletal injuries, during a breakout session at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 30. "Musculoskeletal injuries cost the Marine Corps millions of
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MCAS Miramar hosts Marine Corps University PME seminars

Story by Sgt Brytani Wheeler on 08/25/2017 Education plays an important role in promotion, ensuring Marines are prepared for the next rank with leadership skills and increased Marine Corps knowledge. According to Marine Administrative Message 521/14, effective October 1, 2015, promotion requires the completion of both an online MarineNet course
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