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March 17, 2017

Charlie Company – Initial Strength Test – March 10, 2017

Photo by Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren
Date Taken: 03.10.2017 | Date Posted: 03.17.2017 13:18

Recruits finish an initial strength test March 10, 2017, on Parris Island, S.C. After passing the initial strength test, these recruits will be assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. The initial strength test ensures recruits meet the minimum physical requirements in order to begin training. Charlie Company is scheduled to graduate June 2, 2017.

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March 16, 2017

2nd Med Bn trains to save lives

Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 am
by Lance Cpl. Ashley Lawson II Marine Expeditionary Force

Navy doctors and corpsmen with 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group participated in Naval Medical Augmentation Program training at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Feb. 27 through March 2.

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March 15, 2017

Marine Corps social media policy: Cyberbullying is illegal

By: Jeff Schogol, March 15, 2017

Marine Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has made it clear that Marines who engage in cyberbullying and other predatory behavior online can face criminal charges.

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March 13, 2017

Camp Pendleton's 75th Anniversary: Korean War

Video by Lance Cpl. Dylan Overbay
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Date Taken: 03.13.2017 | Date Posted: 03.13.2017 22:58

A part of the Camp Pendleton 75th Anniversary series that highlights Camp Pendleton's involvement in Marine Corps History. During the Korean War, Camp Pendleton deployed and trained well over 200 thousand Marines.

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ACE Trains to Survive Behind Enemy Lines

U.S. Marine Corps Photos and Video by Lance Cpl. Dusty B. Kilcrease
Date Taken: 03.10.2017 | Date Posted: 03.13.2017 15:19

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Aviation Combat Element enhances their survival, evasion, resistance, and escape tactics and techniques during Realistic Urban Training, March 10, 2017. This training is designed to enhance their quick-reaction skills in the event they find themselves stranded in hostile territory and are identified by the enemy or unfriendly locals. Marines train to be decisive and to respond quickly with sound judgement, because the worst decision a Marine can make in the midst of a crisis is no decision at all.

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