Monday, December 09, 2019

Marine Corps News

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  1. From Marines in the snowy ranges of Norway to those paying respects in wartime memorials, these are
    U.S. Marines and Sailors from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, take part in the 244th Marine Corps birthday uniform pageant at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 4, 2019. The annual ceremony was held in honor of the 244th Marine Corps birthday. It included a historical uniform pageant to honor Marines of the past, present and future while signifying the passing of traditions from one generation to the next.
  2. The cohort of senior enlisted Marines enrolled in Naval Postgraduate School is growing. Driven by
    Four enlisted Marines, part of the newest cadre of NCOs attending the Naval Postgraduate School, join Marine Corps officers on the front steps of Herrmann Hall, Nov. 11.
  3. The Marine Corps is not optimized to meet the bold demands of the National Defense Strategy. While
    Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger speaks to Marines and Sailors during a visit to Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019. Gen. Berger and Sgt. Maj. Black met with Marines and leaders in the Pacific to discuss partnership, readiness and core values.
  4. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday released his initial guidance to the fleet, Dec.
    A Force Reconnaissance Marine with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit clears the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland during a visit, board, search and seizure training exercise with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay. Ashland, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Pacific region to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency, while simultaneously providing a flexible and lethal crisis response force ready to perform a wide range of military operations.
  5. Along with a base game warden, U.S. Marines launched an RQ-20 Puma unmanned aircraft system as part
    U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dannie Barnes, a mortarman with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, checks the location of an RQ-20 Puma unmanned aircraft system during Operation Buck Rogers on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 3, 2019. Operation Buck Rogers is used to count the mule deer population on Camp Pendleton and the use of Pumas is a cheaper and more effective alternative to complete the task. The survey of Camp Pendleton’s deer population is done once a year. Barnes is a native of Wataga, Illinois.

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