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Staff billets introduce experienced Marines to long-range planning

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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

US Marine News - 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 ...

Combat Center Cleans Up

US Marine News - Mon, 06/25/2012 - 12:58am
  Eleven Marines with Wounded Warriors Battalion West volunteered their time at the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in Morongo Valley, Calif. June 15. They cleaned up the trails for both the visitors and the animals that call it their home. The 3 ...