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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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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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