Friday, June 05, 2020

Marine Corps News

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  1. Every year, smoke can be visible in areas across Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton as the base hosts its joint fire annual training school at various ranges across the installation. This year’s fire school, running from June 1, 2020 to June 5, 2020, sees 28 separate fire departments from surrounding communities participating. The school consists of setting and extinguishing prescribed fires, which provides the fire agencies with an annual certification of training while also keeping the base clear of overgrown vegetation to prepare for the fire season, making the base fire compliant...
    A firefighter with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department explains the scheme of maneuver to another firefighter during a controlled burn training exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 3.
  2. With each advance in technological capability, a community’s means to engage with each other and their environment can reach new heights. From social media platforms to video games, technology has transformed the way people communicate and interact with one another. This virtual world, which is ever-evolving, has provided a new outlet for Marine recruiters to reach out and connect with possible applicants...
    Marines attending the Gamerjibe virtual career fair on May 20, 2020 occupy the Marine Corps booth.
  3. Marine Corps Systems Command is updating its tactical satellite system that provides increased communication on the battlefield. Based on field user evaluations, the upgraded technology is performing beyond expectations. The Mobile User Objective System is a next-generation, narrowband satellite communication capability that enables Marines to connect to SATCOM networks...
    Marines operate an AN/PRC-117G radio aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, March 6.
  4. “I was sexually assaulted when I was 8 years old,” said Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Kliewer. Kliewer is 19 years old and a native of San Diego, where she grew up with her brother and parents in their family home. Her life changed when she was only 8 years old. Her innocence and confidence were taken from her...
    Marine Corps Pfc. Jacqueline Kliewer, a Marine musician, poses for a photo with her family at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Jan. 2.
  5. The U.S. Marine Corps at the Naval Postgraduate School kicked off the first day of the university’s latest Big Idea Exchange with five of the 14 students presenting their cutting-edge research and ideas in a virtual environment, May 27, with more presentations still to come. The BIX brings forward new and potentially game-changing thinking developed by NPS faculty and students to address grand challenges in American national security...
    Senior enlisted personnel are taking advantage of a new opportunity at NPS to better prepare for their next deployment while also earning graduate-level credit through a four-course certificate program in Regional Security Studies.

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