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South Carolina governor announces nominee for 29th adjutant general for South Carolina

Story by LTC Cindi King on 01/17/2019 COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty as his nominee to be the 29th adjutant general for South Carolina during a press conference at the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 2019. The
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Camp Pendleton artifacts of historical significance move to the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Story by Cpl Emmanuel Necoechea on 01/11/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, California During the Korean War, Marine Corps prisoners of war (POW) in captivity spent time devising ways to let the outside world know their status and situation, but it proved a difficult task to relay information from their
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Making Mission: Commandant of the Marine Corps recognizes the top Marine Corps recruiters

Story by Cpl Naomi May on 01/11/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -- Four Marines currently assigned to recruiting duty were honored for their exceptional efforts in exceeding their recruiting missions during fiscal year 2018 at the Commandant of the Marine Corps' 2019 Combined Awards Program ceremony aboard Marine Cor
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Marines Keep Weapons on Target

Story by PO2 Jennifer Lebron on 12/26/2018 https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1648485/marines-keep-weapons-on-target/ Marines Keep Weapons on Target By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jennifer Lebron Sixty Marines. That's it. Just 60. Sixty out of the 200,000 Marines currently serving in the military are qualified as precision weapons repairmen. As the Marine Corps' gunsmiths, these
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"Devilfish" celebrate 97th birthday

More than 350 Marines and Sailors gathered at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Bob Hope Theater to celebrate the 97th birthday of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 11, Dec. 7, to reflect on the unit's heritage and accomplishments over the past year. Established on Dec. 1, 1921, at the
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Marines showcase marksmanship skills at the 2018 Far East Marksmanship Competition on Okinawa

Story by PFC Brennan Beauton on 12/16/2018 CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan The annual U.S. Marine Corps Far East Marksmanship Competition was held from Nov. 30 to Dec. 14 on Camp Hansen. The competition allowed Marines stationed in Japan to test and enhance their shooting abilities. "The concept of every Marine
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2nd MLG Marines, Sailors participate in first Innovation Bootcamp

Story by Cpl Ashley Lawson on 12/15/2018 JACKSONVILLE, N.C.- More than 30 Marines and Sailors with 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in the first Innovation Bootcamp at Jacksonville, N.C., Dec. 10-14, 2018. The week-long course was facilitated by MD5: Defense Innovation Accelerated, a national security technology accelerator, and 2nd MLG
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Integrated Early Warning Sensors Provide Real-Time Battlefield Updates

Quantico, VA -- On a dreary, muddy morning in Quantico, VA, the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (RDECOM ECBC) led several demonstrations of chemical biological (CB) integrated early warning (IEW) technology during Perceptive Dragon II. IEW technology uses data from specialized sensors to provide
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Native American Heritage Month: Commemoration of Corps Pride

Story by Frances Seybold on 11/30/2018 Marines all over the world gather around the dinner table for food, stories, and laughter as they give thanks to their country and loved ones this holiday season. In November, as the nation honors Native American Heritage month, a celebration of rich and diverse
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USAMU's 2018 in review

Story by MAJ Michelle Lunato on 11/29/2018 By Michelle Lunato, USAMU Public Affairs Chief More than 250 of the top 3-gun competitors from across the Nation recently traveled to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's (USAMU) ranges for the annual Fort Benning Multigun Challenge. This fast-paced, action shooting style match not
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Taking aim at non-lethal tactics

Story by A1C Monica Roybal on 11/20/2018 Members of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program conducted a demonstration of various munitions at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Nov. 8, 2018. A team of instructors from the U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, JNLWP management office travelled to Fort Eustis to show senior
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