0
comments
Marine Corps

In Brief – March 22, 2013

Posted March 22, 2013 by

U.S. training accident kills seven Marines A Marine Corps official says the seven Marines killed in Nevada died after a 60mm mortar exploded unexpectedly during a training accident, March 18. The Marines immediately issued an indefinite moratorium on firing of all such mortars worldwide until an investigation clears as safe the type of weapon and…

Full Story »

Courtesy photo
0
comments
Local

H&HS Marines medal in shooting competition

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Two station Marines took home medals after participating in the Marine Corps West Division shooting matches at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Capt. Alexander Vanston, the Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron adjutant and a native of West Nyack, N.Y., and Sgt. Johnny Paredez, a H&HS combat…

Full Story »

Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Barker
0
comments
Local

Tomcats Return From Pacific Rim

Posted June 7, 2012 by

An AV-8B Harrier II jet assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214, based out of MCAS Yuma in Arizona, begins a vertical descent toward the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer off the coast of Southern California. Boxer is on a training exercise preparing for a Western-Pacific deployment scheduled for early next year.

Full Story »

StationK9A
0
comments
Marine Corps

Station K-9 section showcases skills for Army brass

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The station’s K-9 section was given a chance to show Army generals, colonels, command sergeants major and several top-level Department of Defense civilian…

Full Story »

0
comments
Marine Corps

MAWTS-1 S-shops ensure smooth WTI

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Ask any Marine at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 and they’ll say the unit is a different beast to tame than any in the Marine Corps, due in no small part to the unit’s biannual Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course. This isn’t a sentiment shared by only MAWTS-1 instructors and students; the S-shops,…

Full Story »

Courtesy Photo by Tecom
0
comments
Marine Corps

Who’s who in USMC: Major Henry Talmage Elrod

Posted April 26, 2012 by TECOM.usmc.mil

Henry Talmage Elrod was born on 27 September 1905, in Turner County, Georgia. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1927, and was appointed a Marine second lieutenant in February 1931. He attended the University of Georgia and Yale University prior to his entry into the...

Full Story »

LiveFire7
0
comments
Marine Corps

Live Fire: Marines Unload Ammo in Corporals Course First

Posted July 12, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Two Marines cautiously walked and waited for potential enemy contact, not knowing where they will take enemy fire from next. Then, a sudden break in the silence occurs as the sound of gunfire erupts.

Full Story »

Photos by Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller
0
comments
Marine Corps

Joint training puts the sting in Scorpion Fire

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story and Photos by Lance Cpl. Rebecca Eller

CHOCOLATE MOUNTAIN AERIAL GUNNERY RANGE YUMA, Ariz. — Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company and 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion from Camp Pendleton, Calif.,

Full Story »

Courtesy photos
0
comments
Marine Corps

First marine operational F-35 pilots, maintainers attend transition training

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photo by Ensign Lisa M. Lill

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla – The first two operational Marine fighter pilots from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA 121) attended F-35 transition training at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla from September 17 through November 20.

Full Story »

Photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison
0
comments
Local

Station ARFF trains in setting up decontamination site

Posted May 17, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma aircraft rescue and firefighting department trained in setting up a mass decontamination site, May 10-11. The training, part of ARFF personnel’s annual training requirements, educated the firefighters on quickly and effectively constructing a...

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin