Brothers in Blood and Arms

Story by PO3 Mutis A Capizzi on 06/17/2017 For Lance Corporals Micah and Jose Martinez, this hits closer to home as they are brothers who are currently deployed with the Blue Knights, of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), which is embarked with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) together.
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Marines go head to head in tactical challenge

Marines stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune competed against each other at the High Intensity Tactical Training Center during the 2017 Tactical Athlete Competition Preliminaries, June 9. The Marines fought for a male and female spot to compete against Marines stationed across the globe for a chance to be
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Camp Pendleton hosts community members for 75th Anniversary

Camp Pendleton hosted members of the surrounding communities to watch as the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted a ship-to-shore exercise as a part of their final pre-deployment certification, June 14, 2017. The MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force that consists of logistical, ground and aviation elements under a central
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Marines hit the ground running: SPMAGTF-SC begins deployment in Central America

Story by Cpl Melissa Martens on 06/14/2017 As their aircraft touched down at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command unloaded their gear to begin their six-month deployment in Central America, June 1, 2017. Approximately 300 active and reserve Marines make
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Sink or swim: Marines test their amphibious capabilities

Story by Cpl Luke Hoogendam on 06/14/2017 No matter the clime or place, Marines are known for their ability to accomplish a mission even through the harshest of terrains, and so are their vehicles. Marines with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion tested the amphibious capabilities of their light armored vehicle
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Train like you fight: Corpsmen demonstrate their skills

Story by LCpl Jonathan Sosner on 06/08/2017 A corpsman cinched the tourniquet tight, quickly trying to stop the bleeding from a gunshot wound as the patient groaned in agony. Fortunately, this was on a life-like mannequin, not a wounded Marine, used during an exercise run by 2nd Medical Battalion for
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