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US Marines

All the latest News and Information in a revolutionary format that allows a broad perspective of current events of the US Marines.

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Secretary of the Navy
Hon. Ray Mabus

Commandant of the Marine Corps
General Robert B. Neller

Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
Gen. John M. Paxton, Jr.

Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green

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Honoring the Code

Today is Navajo Code Talkers Day. We remember these American heroes who created the only military code to never have been deciphered.

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There’s no greater feeling than coming home from deployment.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Sylvia Tapia)

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Today is the 100th anniversary of women in the Corps. Ooh-rah, Marines.

"You've left a great legacy, as all Marines have, in war and in peace. Thanks for being loyal to our Corps and our country. I really, really appreciate your service. Semper Fidelis."

— Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller

Watch the opening ceremony of the Women Marines Exhibit live.

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Need a copy of your PCS/PCA orders?

You can now access your orders anytime from the Basic Orders System (BOS) on Marine Online.

More details:

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Defeating ISIS

Marines with Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command worked with the U.S. Army and Iraqi forces during operation Talon Spear to support firebase Um Jorais in Iraq.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Carlos Lopez)

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You voted and this week’s Top Shot comes from Cpl. Carlos Lopez with Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command.

He captured a Marine with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command preparing to board an MV-22 Osprey at Fire Base Um Jorais.

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“I wanted to do something important with my life. I wanted to be part of a group of people that would be willing to die for each other.”

— 1st Lt. Marina Hierl, the first female infantry officer

Help select the "Corps Top Shot" by liking, commenting on or sharing your favorite image.

The image with the most combined hits by the end of the day will be crowned as our photo of the week.

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Happy birthday, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

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Waiting to be promoted can sometimes feel like forever. This Marine waited 73 years.

Today, Cpl. Edgar Harrell, a survivor from the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, was finally promoted to sergeant.

Semper Fi, Sgt. Harrell.

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Monday marks a century of women in the Corps.

Help us recognize 100 years by running 100,000 kilometers.

Share your run using #centennialrun and see our top comment in this post for more information.

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Marine Corps Ultimate Released

Meet the characters in the smash hit military that has been defeating our foes since 1775.


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Good advice is good advice, no matter when it was given.

He came to recruit training with a mullet and a tank top and is leaving with a high and tight, and an Eagle, Globe and Anchor.

Ooh-Rah, Lima Company!

Today, we honor more than 1.8 million recipients of the Purple Heart Medal.

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Living the American Dream

Cpl. Millin Patel talks about his journey from India to America, and how through it all he was striving to become a Marine.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Mason Roy)

Click on the link for the full story

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Jumpstart your week with a little #MondayMotivation.

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Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson only planned to serve for four years, thirty-nine years later he reflects on his career.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Jordan Gilbert)

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Raiding from the Sea and Air

The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's Force Reconnaissance Platoon rehearses a Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure mission during Realistic Urban Training Exercise, July 26, 2018.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Bernadette Plouffe)

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Take the Plunge with Recon

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's Maritime Raid Force perform helocast training at Kin Blue Beach, Okinawa, Japan, July 31, 2018. (U.S Marine Corps Motion Imagery by Lance Cpl. Angelo Garavito)

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Happy 228th Birthday, U.S. Coast Guard.

Here’s to many more years of success!

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You voted, and this week's Top Shot came from Sgt. Brittney Vella with Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.

She captured Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Marines conducting a controlled burn training exercise.

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"I heard people say that Marines came here to die," — horsemanship trainer, U.S. Marine Corps

Take a ride with the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard.

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Help select the "Corps Top Shot" by liking, commenting on or sharing your favorite image.

The image with the most combined hits by the end of the day will be crowned as our photo of the week.

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We’ve Got Your Back

Marines and sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force trained with the Chicago Fire Department to learn more about disaster response.

(Marines Magazine video by Cpl. Savannah Mosby)

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