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Radio Operator vital to Personal Security Detachment

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 8:26am
“Communication is everything for what we do,” said Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morgan, personal security detachment chief, Personal Security Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward). “If you can’t communicate you don’t ...

Marine Corps offers ways to avoid, eliminate debt

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 8:26am
A Marine may be able to keep his or her calm in a combat zone but on the home front there are still many looming threats, including financial security that can bring even the most iron willed warriors into a stressed environment. While many may ...

Radio Operator vital to Personal Security Detachment

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 2:11am
“Communication is everything for what we do,” said Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morgan, personal security detachment chief, Personal Security Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward). “If you can’t communicate you don’t ...

Marine Corps offers ways to avoid, eliminate debt

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 1:01pm
A Marine may be able to keep his or her calm in a combat zone but on the home front there are still many looming threats, including financial security that can bring even the most iron willed warriors into a stressed environment. While many may ...

Graphics artist makes work easy with passion, a smile

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 1:01pm
Many leave home to travel the world, hoping to find their passion and purpose in life. Cheryle Magorno, a graphics specialist aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow did just that. At a young age, she trekked across the country and returned to ...

Marines raid Fuji for urban training

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:46am
An established ally has seen its sovereign territory encroached upon by special forces from a neighboring nation, and these "Black Berets" must be stopped before they gain a foothold. This was the scenario for the Maritime Raid Force of the 31st ...

Marines eliminate targets in the Australian outback

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 10:56am
A cacophony of rifle and machine gun bullets fly downrange, meeting their targets with deadly accuracy. Off to the left, the piercing “whoosh” of a rocket saws through the noise. The enemy is dug in deep behind downed trees and brush, but the Marine ...

Marine Corps Recruiting Command, JWT partnership turns 65 years old

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 10:31am
In July 1947, the Marine Corps began a partnership with the advertising agency JWT. In the 65 years since, JWT has played a crucial role in developing the positive brand awareness that contributes to the successful attainment of Marine Corps Recruit ...

Reservists visit Twentynine Palms for Javelin Thrust

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 9:41am
More than 5,000 Marines came to in the Combat Center’s training area from Marine Forces Reserve and I Marine Expeditionary Force to participate in Large Scale Exercise-1/Javelin Thrust 2012 from July 2 through July 12, 2012. In the past, the Jave ...

Marines eliminate targets in the Australian outback

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 8:02am
A cacophony of rifle and machine gun bullets fly downrange, meeting their targets with deadly accuracy. Off to the left, the piercing “whoosh” of a rocket saws through the noise. The enemy is dug in deep behind downed trees and brush, but the Marine ...

“Boat Company” maintains skills with mock raid

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 8:02am
The hum of the boat engines are drowned out by the sound of waves crashing on the beach. Concealed by the sounds of nature, more than 100 Marines speed toward their objective. Marines from Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Ma ...

New commander takes helm of 2nd Marine Logistics Group

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 7:11am
The commanding general of 2nd Marine Logistics Group relinquished command of more than 9,000 Marines, sailors and civilians during a ceremony at the MLG amphitheater here, July 12. Maj. Gen. Michael G. Dana, of Schenectady, N.Y., passed the reign ...

31st MEU’s “Boat Company” maintains skills with mock raid

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 3:02am
The hum of the boat engines are drowned out by the sound of waves crashing on the beach. Concealed by the sounds of nature, more than 100 Marines speed toward their objective. Marines from Company F., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Ma ...

“Duty Expert” keeps combat logistics patrols moving

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 12:32am
"Flat tires, blown transmissions, and even vehicle accidents are common occurrences in the harsh environment and inherent danger of a war zone,” said Staff Sgt. Brendan H. Chamburs, company gunnery sergeant, Support Company, Combat Logistics Battali ...

Reservists visit MCAGCC for Javelin Thrust

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 5:11pm
More than 5,000 Marines came to in the Combat Center’s training area from Marine Forces Reserve and I Marine Expeditionary Force to participate in Large Scale Exercise-1/Javelin Thrust 2012 from July 2 through July 12, 2012. In the past, the Jave ...

DOD ban on DMAA

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 4:46pm
The Department of Defense has put a ban on all products containing DMAA. These products, formerly sold on base at GNC stores, were pulled off shelves at the beginning of this year. Service members are prohibited from using the supplements pending fu ...

Re-up money

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 4:46pm
One of the Commandant’s priorities is keeping the skills of experienced Marines and Marine leaders to sustain the strength and effectiveness of the Marine Corps. The Selective Reenlistment Bonus program offers Marines willing to reenlist additional ...

TRAP mission prepares reservists for combat

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 4:46pm
The roar of the propellers above the helicopter was deafening. A screech rang throughout the hull, where eight Marines and the flight crew sat. Their only form of communication was hand signals, but those sitting side-by-side had the luxury of screa ...

Marines share comic book bond

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 1:01pm
  At one point in the his­tory of their lives, peo­ple are faced with a life changing decision on how to best serve their society, whether to use their abili­ties to create a product or provide a service in a pri­vate sector for their liveli­hood or ...

11th MEU Relinquishment of Command Ceremony

Fri, 07/13/2012 - 1:01pm
Lt. Col. Michael P. Wylie assumed command of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit from Col. Michael R. Hudson during a relinquishment of command ceremony at the Camp Del Mar parade deck here July 12. Hudson, whose command of the MEU began in May 20 ...