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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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Camp Pendleton Tightens Up Finances

Story by LCpl Keely Dyer on 04/07/2017 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. Over the past week, Independent Public Accountants, or IPAs, conducted an audit aboard Camp Pendleton in order to get a better understanding of how Camp Pendleton controls their finances. As the first branch to go through a full financial audit,
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Bend, Ore.-native, Parris Island DI - top 'hat' in the Corps

Story by SSgt Greg Thomas on 02/14/2017 The iconic Marine Corps drill instructor is often heralded as representative of the Corps' top 10 percent, and every year, of the over 1,000 drill instructors in the Marine Corps, one is recognized as the top DI in the Corps. This year, that
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Introvert Learns to Lead From the Front

Story by LCpl Anthony Leite on 12/13/2016 "I used to be an angry little boy," said Private First Class Justin P. Rainey. "I gained confidence and learned a new way of dealing with problems. I learned to step up and be mature." The Jacksonville, Fla., native left his comfort zone
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