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Building Momentum: Marines learn Innovative Problem Solving

Story by Frances Seybold on 07/10/2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. In just one week, Marines and other service members were presented the opportunity to learn a wide variety of problem solving skills using science, engineering, and technology. Thomas Sullivan, the director of training for Building Momentum, runs a monthly workshop for military
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MCSC STEM camp fosters comradery, creativity among teens

Story by Matt Gonzales on 07/09/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.For one week in June, 67 middle- and high-school students conducted science experiments, built unmanned underwater vehicles and constructed miniature submarinesmade of potatoes. These activities were designed to spark their curiosity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. Hosted
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Preston takes command of the Tulsa District

Story by Brannen Parrish on 07/08/2019 The Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony presided over by the Southwestern Division Commander, today. Brigadier Gen. Paul Owen, Southwestern Division Commander, received the USACE flag from the outgoing commander, Col. Chistopher A.
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Building the future acquisition workforce, one intern at a time

Story by Ashley Calingo on 07/02/2019 MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy had the opportunity to get their sea legs in acquisition last month through Program Executive Officer Land Systems' annual summer internship program. PEO Land Systems manages the acquisition of major land weapons systems and
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Maiden native to attend Marine Corps' SLCDA

Story by Sgt Cedric Haller on 07/02/2019 CHARLOTTE, N.C. In Marine Corps recruiting, we make three promises to the American people. We make Marines, win our nation's battles and return quality citizens. This commitment to returning outstanding citizens to their communities is extended to rising high school juniors and senior
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SLCDA applicant with passion for Boy Scouts challenges himself to learn from Marines

Story by Cpl Krista James on 07/01/2019 For J.R. Arnold High School Sophomore Jordan McConnell, leadership is defining character trait. Because of his exceptional leadership ability in his school and community, McConnell has been chosen as one of 200 students across the U.S. to participate in the Summer Leadership and
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Idaho Falls student, future Marine selected for SLCDA.

Story by Sgt Nicole Zurbrugg on 07/01/2019 The desire to lead and develop oneself are common aspirations for many young adults but few take or know the necessary steps to grasp these concepts. Crystal Cruz, a rising senior at Idaho Falls High School, embodies these characteristics of leadership and personal
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New Mexico Student Selected for Marine Corps SLCDA

Story by Sgt Kelsey Dornfeld on 07/01/2019 Alyssa Anaya, an Albuquerque native, was selected to attend the Marine Corps 2019 Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy on behalf of Recruiting Station Albuquerque. Anya was selected for his outstanding academic, athletic and leadership ability. Anaya also volunteers with the local America
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MCSC, PEO LS, LOGCOM, I&L leaders meet to discuss acquisition sustainment

Story by Matt Gonzales on 06/28/2019 Identifying ways to efficiently sustain existing systems is vital to the Corps, but this responsibility is easier said than done. On June 11, senior officials from Marine Corps Systems Command, Marine Corps Logistics Command, Program Executive Officer Land Systems and Headquarters Installations and Logistic
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AFMES Joint MWD Lab ensures DoD kennels are meeting the standard

Story by SSgt Nicole Leidholm on 06/28/2019 DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. Deter. To prevent or put a stop to. This is the role of a military working dog. In the narcotics world, these dogs are trained to detect drugs and alert their handlers to deter anyone from bringing illegal
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TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR ANG OFFICER CAREER

Kicking off in July of 2018 and commencing on June 5, 2019 U.S. Air Force Maj. James Philbrook, the recently appointed director of operations assigned to the 158th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 158th Mission Support Group, 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and
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