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Panetta: U.S.-China Relationship One of World’s Most Critical

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cheryl Pellerin

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2012 – Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta welcomed Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Liang Guanglie to the Pentagon today as part of the first U.S. visit by a Chinese defense minister in nine years. Liang’s visit occurs at a time when the armed forces of both nations seek to...

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Marine Corps Community Services provides for air station

Posted July 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

MCAS Yuma Marine Corps Community Services offers a variety of programs and services for Marines, sailors and their families to help ease the weight of deployments and everyday military life. MCCS provides for the station the Semper Fit fitness program to family team building, counseling, personal finance and educational services for service members and their…

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Love and War Part III: Final

Posted September 20, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Photo by Lance Cpl. JD Wu Retired Cpl. Anthony Villarreal and his wife, Jessica, share a kiss during a recent visit back to Twentynine Palms. Anthony lost 80 percent of his skin, his right arm and all the fingers on his left hand during an improvised explosive device attack in Afghanistan in June 2005. Since…

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MAG-13 Leads Integrated Training Exercise ACE

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

For more than 11 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has been engaged in combat operations in the Middle East. In that time the way we fight has drastically changed to counter the tactics of our adversaries.

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VMA-214 Blacksheep honor historic Marine

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Marine Attack Squadron 214 honored the accomplishments of a former squadron pilot Feb. 9 at a memorial service in Carpinteria, Calif. The service honored Capt. Kenneth Newton Linder, a pilot in the squadron when it was still Marine Fighting Squadron 214 during WWII. Linder served aboard the USS…

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Leaving the Corps: Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Posted June 7, 2012 by http://whitman.syr.edu/vwise/

What is V-WISE V-WISE is committed to women Veterans by providing them the tools to become successful entrepreneurs. Their goal is to integrate their leadership, integrity, focus and drive into a premier educational training program taught by accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the United States.   PHASE 1: What’s first? A 15 day…

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5 Questions: Elena McShane

Posted August 3, 2012 by

1. What is the role of the school liaison, and how does it benefit the base community? USMC School Liaisons are the link between military families, local schools and the Marine Corps.  Our top priority is to provide parents, students and educators timely and relevant information to enhance learning and promote academic success.  School Liaisons…

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VMA-214 kicks off school year by volunteering at one

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

It’s not uncommon for Marines to go back to college while on active duty. Marine Attack Squadron 214 Marines take it several steps further and returned all the way to elementary school.

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Panetta Vows to Continue Fighting Sexual Assault in Military

Posted April 19, 2012 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2012 – With the release of an annual report today on sexual assault in the military, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta vowed to continue fighting to stamp out the crime among service members. DOD officials delivered the Report on Sexual Assault in the Military to the House…

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Fact or Fiction? June 28, 2012

Posted June 28, 2012 by

Debunking Lance Corporal underground myths Q: Are we supposed to wear skivvy shirts underneath our utilities uniform? A: Per MARINE CORPS ORDER P1020.34G Marines are not required to wear a skivvy shirt underneath the utilities uniform. But it would behoove you to check with your command before trying to make any fashion statements.

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