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Say Cheeese: You’re on Combat Camera

Posted July 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Where does imagery you see around base come from? Those photos on the slides you saw in boot camp? The pictures in your curriculum at MOS school? The training videos seen at safety stand downs?

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A peek into the life of Cpl. Walker

Posted August 23, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Being promoted to corporal was not the first time Walker took the role as a noncommissioned officer.

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MCSC team provide tools for families to cope with challenges

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Traci Kelley

QUANTICO, Va. — Marine Corps Systems Command’s (MCSC) Family Readiness On Point Team came into existence in May 2011 with a vision to keep faith with our families by communicating, connecting and caring.

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Movie Review: The Last Stand of Fox Company

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Cardoso

The Last Stand of Fox Company tells the incredible story of a small company of Marines fighting to hold open a mountain pass in Korea. Out-numbered and out-gunned, these 246 Marines hold off 10,000 Chinese soldiers determined to overtake the Toktong Pass near the Choisin Resevoir.…

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Fact or Fiction? July 19, 2012

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Q: Can I really get out up to a year early?   A:  Yes, according to changes in the Voluntary Enlisted Early Release Progam Marines can terminate their contract up to 365 days before their original EAS date. However there are some caviats, those applying for termination more than 90 days before their EAS must have…

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Yuma Marine lives life through the lens

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Staff Sgt. Aaron Belford, the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron substance abuse control officer and a native of Minneapolis, Minn., looks up…

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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…

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Realistic Urban Training heats up in El Centro

Posted May 17, 2012 by Cpl. John Robbart III

NAVAL AIR STATION EL CENTRO, Calif.   — More than 400 Marines and sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit began conducting the ground portion of Realistic Urban Training, here, May 7. The training aims to integrate the Command Element, and its Maritime Raid Force, with the Aviation Combat Element.  It will be conducted in…

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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…

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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,…

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