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Dec. 12, 2018

Officials Detail Steps to Improve Navy, Marine Corps Readiness

The Navy and Marine Corps have some readiness challenges, but both services are taking steps to address them, Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer and a senior Government Accountability Office official told Senators during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s sea power and readiness and management support subcommittees.

Oct. 1, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Recruiter Brings Opportunities to Hometown Youth

Marine Corps Sgt. Edwin Carranza takes pride in recruiting new Marines from his hometown of San Luis, Arizona.

Sept. 28, 2018

Marine Corps F-35B Conducts Combat Strikes in Afghanistan

The Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II conducted its first combat strikes in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Afghanistan.

Aug. 24, 2018

Okinawa Marines Test Future of Wireless Communications

Marines with 7th Communication Battalion are conducting tests with the new free space optics communications system at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. The highly secured FSO system employs an infrared laser, which allows more users on a single network and larger files, imagery and information to be transmitted.

Aug. 24, 2018

Face of Defense: Man Sheds 40 Pounds to Serve as Marine Corps Officer

Formerly a civilian realtor, Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Zachary Bowman lost 40 pounds to join the Corps, and now he's on track to become a military lawyer or judge advocate.

Aug. 2, 2018

Rim of the Pacific Exercise Features Last Flight for RQ-7B Shadow

After years of service to the armed services, the RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial system was retired after its final flight during the culmination event for the Rim of the Pacific 2018 exercise at Pyramid Rock Beach at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

July 2, 2018

Combat Engineers Bring Construction, Destruction to Battlefield

Whether building schools or changing the battle space, combat engineers are there to pave the way.

June 22, 2018

Face of Defense: Soccer Dream Comes True for Marine Infantryman

Fifteen years into his career and after six overseas deployments and tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Alberto Boy is team captain for the All-Marine Corps Men's soccer team and says it's a dream to finally be able to play the sport he loves.

June 11, 2018

Leaders, Celebrities Salute ‘Inspirational’ 2018 DoD Warrior Games

The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, described by a senior Air Force leader as ‘absolutely’ successful and inspirational, drew to a close at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

June 5, 2018

Coaches Help Warrior Games Athletes Achieve Goals

Coaches support their athletes as they compete in a range of adaptive sporting events during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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