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February 9, 2016

Images: Co. K - Receiving

Date Taken:02.08.2016 | Date Posted:02.09.2016 16:41

Recruits of Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Feb. 8 in various stages of receiving. Kilo Company is scheduled to graduate May 6.

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February 8, 2016


By Lance Cpl. Harley Robinson, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
8 Feb 2016

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif -- Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 took part in exercise Scorpion Fire 1-16 on and near Naval Air Facility El Centro, California, Jan. 25 to Feb. 5, 2016.


February 6, 2016

Webcast: 2nd Marine Division 75th Anniversary Parade

Scheduled from Feb 06 2016 9:45 AM EST to Feb 06 2016 12:00 PM EST

The 2nd Marine Division is celebrating their 75th
anniversary Feb. 6, 2016, with a parade marking a longstanding relationship
with the city of Jacksonville and the local community. The parade, through
downtown Jacksonville, begins at 10:00 a.m. and is anticipated to conclude
at 12 p.m. The 2nd Marine Division band will perform a free concert at
Northside High School at 6:00 p.m.

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Images: 31st MEU, Bonhomme Richard depart Okinawa

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Gunnery Sgt. Zachary Dyer/Released
Date Posted:02.06.2016 20:44

The USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulls out of port at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 6, 2016. The Marines and sailors of the 31st MEU and the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group are currently on their spring deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.

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February 5, 2016

10 NFL Players Who Have Served in the Military

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Katie Lange
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

Super Bowl 50 is almost upon us, everyone! It’s an annual football, food and fun fest that draws in about 114 million American viewers a year, including service members stationed all over the world.

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February 4, 2016

14 Photos of American Soldiers’ Hands Show the Toll Their Sacrifice Takes


When you first meet someone, you’re most likely looking at their face — their eyes, their smile, even their nose.

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February 3, 2016

Images: New recruits take first steps to becoming Marines on Parris Island

Photos by Sgt. Jennifer Schubert)
Date Taken:02.01.2016 | Date Posted:02.03.2016 14:01

The newest recruits of India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, and Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, begin the transformation from civilian to United States Marine Corps recruit. If successful in training, these recruits will be transformed during the following 13 weeks into basic Marines, representing the epitome of personal character, selflessness and military virtue. Both companies are scheduled to graduate April 29, 2016.

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MCLB Barstow K-9 Unit recogized

By Laurie Pearson | Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow | February 3, 2016

MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, Calif. --Two K-9 handler's for Marine Corps Police Department on Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, were awarded Meritorious Conduct Medals for their assistance during the Dec. 2 terrorist shooting which occurred in San Bernardino, during an Inland Empire Police K-9 Association dinner and meeting, Jan. 7.

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