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From combat boots to cowboy boots: Chesney, McGraw entertain Marines in North Carolina

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:27am
More than 70 Marines traveled to the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., for a free country concert featuring Nashville icons Kenney Chesney and Tim McGraw June 24, complements of the Carolina Panthers organization. It started when Jen K ...

Marines, Aussies prepare for war- against each other

Wed, 06/27/2012 - 5:06am
In preparation for Exercise Hamel 2012, a multi-national training scenario, U.S. and Australian participants are preparing for war. But unlike typical scenarios, the allied forces will be facing each other. Marines of Company G., Battalion Landin ...

Marine takes chance to bond with son through martial arts

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 5:12pm
Finding the time to bond with your kids in a highly demanding branch of military service, such as the Marine Corps, can be very challenging. Sgt. James W. Bridger, a combat engineer with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, ...

CLB-6 welcomes new command during change of command ceremony

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 10:31am
Service members with Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group had the opportunity to meet their new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony here, June 22. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. R ...

Ammunition detachment conducts massive storage move

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 1:46am
To combat the effects of frigid winters and blistering summers on more than 6.6 million rounds of ammunition kept at the Field Ammunition Supply Point, a massive effort is underway to store the ammo in a permanent, more durable location. Marines ...

Lejeune Grappling Team Marines take fight to Virginia

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 3:59pm
Members of the Lejeune Grappling Team participated in a North American Grappling Association tournament at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Va., June 23. Sgt. James W. Bridger, a combat engineer, and Lance Cpl. Alex Chen, a ground radio re ...

Training squadron on deck for Marine Division Tactics Course

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 1:26pm
Marine Fighter Train­ing Squadron 401 will be aboard the Air Station for approximately three weeks in support of Ma­rine Aircraft Group 31 and Marine Aviation and Weap­ons Tactics Squadron 1. The squadron provides air-to-air combat instruc­tion to F ...

Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group Activated

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 1:01pm
The Combat Center is now home to the Corps’ newest premier logistics training command, an addition that was welcomed with enthusiasm. The Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group was activated at the Combat Center’s Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Fiel ...

New Commanding Officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 6

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 1:01pm
Service members with Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group had the opportunity to meet their new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony here, June 22. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. R ...

Voting Season Approaching

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 1:01pm
  November 6, 2012 is election day for the President of the United States, all member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 34 U.S. Senators, 13 state and territorial governors and several state and local officials.  According to MarAdmin 327 ...

Not so smooth sailing

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 1:01pm
I sat in a classroom with 12 other Marines learning the language. I was absorbed in it. Luff, tack, jib, boom, gooseneck, capsize, beam reach, close haul, cleat, sheets, lines.  I was learning to sail at the 29 Palms Seaborne Applications for Int ...

Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 12.2 Marines participate in crisis response training

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:36pm
Reserve Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-12.2 participated in familiarization fire and sustainment exercises with crew-served machine guns and non-lethal weapons systems, June 8-9. The training provided the o ...

Staff billets introduce experienced Marines to long-range planning

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 10:06am
The transition from a line company, the muscle and sinew of the Marine Corps, to a staff billet, the Corps’ nervous system, can be jarring. Going from overseeing the day-to-day affairs of more than 200 Marines to planning months ahead is a change of ...

Mexican immigrant serves in Marines, OEF; eyes US citizenship

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:16am
He stands side-by-side his fellow Marines, pours his blood and sweat into his job and sacrifices time away from his family. He lives driven by a will to earn his way in life and appreciate what’s been given to him. Lance Cpl. Christopher Yudin, a ...

Houston Corpsman holds own, saves lives with 2/5 Marines

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:16am
The brotherhood and friendly rivalry between sailors and Marines spans across the history of both military branches. Whether it’s a sailor jokingly calling a Marine a “jarhead” or a Marine retorting with calling the sailor a “squid,” the two branche ...

Food service specialists compete for chef of the quarter

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:16am
Four food service specialists with Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group and chefs with Sodexo participated in a quarterly culinary competition here, June 18. The members of each team competed fiercely to earn the top prize of ...

Combat Center Chases Efficiency

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:58am
The Combat Center Business Performance Office received recognition June 14, 2012 when three instructors were awarded certificates for earning senior instructor status in the Marine Corps’ Continuous Process Improvement program. The achievement i ...

MCLOG Activated

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:58am
The Combat Center is now home to the Corps’ newest premier logistics training command, an addition that was welcomed with enthusiasm. The Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group was activated at the Combat Center’s Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Fiel ...

'Watchdogs' welcome pack leader

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:58am
Lt. Col. Kevin F. Murray received command of Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 from Lt. Col. John B. Barranco June 14, 2012 during a change of command ceremony at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field. “I’m extremely excited to take charge of this ...

Summer Setup

Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:58am
The Combat Center’s Summer’s Here event invited families to find out the kinds of fun activities were available to their kids this summer. Dozens of families came out to the Combat Center’s Community Center to see nearly 30 vendors from all over the ...