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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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Marine Corps

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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VEERP allows Marines to exit service early

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Derrick K. Irions

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.   —  Officials from Manpower and Reserve Affairs recently released a revised Voluntary Enlisted Early Release Program that provides eligible applicants an opportunity to exit military service up to one year ahead of their scheduled separation date. Marine Administrative Message 371/12 promotes force shaping measures in accordance with budget…

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Education Update

Posted November 15, 2012 by Staff

MARADMIN 625/12  MARINE CORPS INTERNET-BASED TUITION ASSISTANCE IMPLEMENTATION This message provides information pertaining to the marine corps implementation of the internet-based tuition assistance request and approval process.  The process will be converted from a paper-based format to a web-based procedure. The web TA request and approval process has been in use at marforres since 2006…

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Tactical Small-Unit Leadership Course empowers junior Marines

Posted May 17, 2012 by Cpl. Andrew D. Johnston

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — More than 45 Marines with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, participated in a Tactical Small-Unit Leadership Course May 2-18. The main focus of the event was to take potential fire team leaders out of their comfort zone and…

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New alpha male for Los Lobos

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Col. Horace Bly, left, Combat Logistics Company 16 incoming commanding officer, receives the company guideon from Maj. Nowell McKnight…

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Throw some CH-53Ds on it: the history of the Sea Stallion

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Laura Gauna

After more than 40 years of service, the Marine Corps retired the aging CH-53D heavy lift helicopter after it completed its final combat operation in Afghanistan last month.

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Marine Corps’ first operational F-35B conducts initial Vertical Landing

Posted March 22, 2013 by Capt. Staci Reidinger

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 watched in amazement and satisfaction as the Corps’ first operational F-35B Lightning II squadron conducted its first Short Take Off, Vertical Landing operations aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. March 21, 2013.

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MarAdmins

Posted March 29, 2012 by

OFF BASE CHILD CARE FEE ASSISTANCE PROCEDURE UPDATE   MarAdmin Number: 140/12 In March 2012, Headquarters Marine Corps completed a review of off base child care fee assistance procedures. Established procedures were found to be effective and efficient except for guidance associated with cases of extreme hardship. Guidance regarding off base child care fee assistance…

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Harrier Airframers provide structure for attack squadrons

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

There are more than 500 panels covering the AV-8B Harrier. That’s more than 500 reasons to exercise utmost prudence when performing maintenance on the aircraft, more than 500 chances for a mistake to...

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