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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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Under the cover of darkness...

Tactical Recovery | TRAP Night Operations

Under the cover of darkness...

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday, December 17, 2017

Today, 114 years ago, the Wright Brothers propelled humanity into the future.

If it weren't for the Incredible Flying Machine, the Corps wouldn't be dominating the skies today.

Wright Brothers

Today, 114 years ago, the Wright Brothers propelled humanity into the future. If it weren't for the Incredible Flying Machine, the Corps wouldn't be dominating the skies today.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday, December 17, 2017

Marines with U.S. Marine Forces Europe and Africa fire different machine gun systems and set off demolition charges.

(U.S. Marine video by Sgt. Brandon Thomas)

Machine Guns & Demolition

Marines with U.S. Marine Forces Europe and Africa fire different machine gun systems and set off demolition charges.(U.S. Marine video by Sgt. Brandon Thomas)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Saturday, December 16, 2017

Follow alongside Marines as they complete their final exercise in the Infantry Unit Leaders Course in Camp Pendleton.

Infantry Leaders Course

Follow alongside Marines as they complete their final exercise in the Infantry Unit Leaders Course in Camp Pendleton.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Saturday, December 16, 2017

"Marines are inherently warfighters."

Marines push it to the limit during the annual 3rd Marine Division squad competition.

Warfighters | 3rd MarDiv Squad Comp

"Marines are inherently warfighters."Marines push it to the limit during the annual 3rd Marine Division squad competition.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Friday, December 15, 2017

You voted, and this week's Top Shot comes from Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson from Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

He captured Cpl. Ryan M. Rosemore engaging targets during the 3rd Marine Division Annual Squad Competition.

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Gunner Wade shares what it takes to be a gunner.

Becoming a Gunner

What does it take to be a Gunner?

Posted by 2nd Marine Division on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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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No Pilot? No Problem.

This new system can turn any full-size rotary aircraft into an autonomous bird.

Unmanned Flying

No Pilot? No Problem. This new system can turn any full-size rotary aircraft into an autonomous bird.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

This staff sergeant doesn’t horse around.

Today, the National Day of the Horse, we honor the Corps' most decorated equine.

SSgt Reckless | National Horse Day

This staff sergeant doesn’t horse around.Today, the National Day of the Horse, we honor the Corps' most decorated equine.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

To those Marines celebrating the Festival of Lights, Happy Hanukkah and Semper Fidelis.

Hanukkah

To those Marines celebrating the Festival of Lights, Happy Hanukkah and Semper Fidelis.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Save the stamps, Master Sgt. Eric England doesn't need any more aggravating.

Get a glimpse into the life of one of the greatest snipers in the Corps' history.

A Sniper's Distance

Save the stamps, Master Sgt. Eric England doesn't need any more aggravating.Get a glimpse into the life of one of the greatest snipers in the Corps' history.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Runnin' and gunnin' with the Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Conner Robbins)

Pushing Forward

Runnin' and gunnin' with the Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command.(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Conner Robbins)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Monday, December 11, 2017

Motivation from a distance.

Sniper Moto Monday

Motivation from a distance.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Monday, December 11, 2017

Water is the great equalizer.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. James Skelton)

Water Survival School

Water is the great equalizer.(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. James Skelton)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday, December 10, 2017

Long Way Down

Marines with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and 3rd Marine Division fast rope to reach objectives on land and sea.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Alexia Lythos)

Fast Roping

Long Way DownMarines with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and 3rd Marine Division fast rope to reach objectives on land and sea. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Alexia Lythos)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday, December 10, 2017

Go Navy, Beat Army!

Go Navy, Beat Army!

Go Navy, Beat Army!

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Saturday, December 9, 2017

Happening now, Marines help fight the California wildfires.

Fighting fires in San Diego County

FIGHTING FIRES IN SAN DIEGO COUNTYTwo UH-1Y Venoms with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267 support firefighting efforts by collecting loads of water from Lake O'Neil at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 8. 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is coordinating with CAL FIRE to support firefighting efforts against the #LilacFire in northern San Diego County. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. David Bickel)Stay tuned for continued updates.

Posted by MCAS Miramar and 3rd MAW on Friday, December 8, 2017

Marines join the California firefight.

Follow MCAS Miramar and 3rd MAW for the latest.

Answering the call

ANSWERING THE CALLMarines with MCAS Miramar and 3rd MAW fly a UH-1Y Huey to collect water from Lake O'Neill at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 8. The Marines will coordinate firefighting efforts with CAL FIRE to fight the #LilacFire.Stay tuned for more updates.

Posted by MCAS Miramar and 3rd MAW on Friday, December 8, 2017

When howitzers become shotguns.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Matthew Callahan and Cpl. Luke Hoogendam)

Direct Fire | When Howitzers Become Shotguns

When howitzers become shotguns.(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Matthew Callahan and Cpl. Luke Hoogendam)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Friday, December 8, 2017

Pearl Harbor wasn't the only location attacked 76 years ago today.

1st Lt. George Cannon became the first Marine to earn the Medal of Honor in WWII for his actions on Midway.

The U.S. is Attacked! | December, 7 1941

Pearl Harbor wasn't the only location attacked 76 years ago today.1st Lt. George Cannon became the first Marine to earn the Medal of Honor in WWII for his actions on Midway.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Remember Pearl Harbor.

76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Remember Pearl Harbor.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday, December 7, 2017

While everyone is sleeping...Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit train to be ready around the clock.

Night Raid

While everyone is sleeping...Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit train to be ready around the clock.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

This is why we love our U.S. Navy Corpsmen.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Nelson Duenas)

From Haiti to the Corps

This is why we love our U.S. Navy Corpsmen.(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Nelson Duenas)

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation started with a handmade Raggedy Ann doll and eventually set the record for 7.9 million toys distributed with Guinness World Records.

Here's to 70 years of holiday cheer.

Marine Time Machine | Toys for Tots

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation started with a handmade Raggedy Ann doll and eventually set the record for 7.9 million toys distributed with Guinness World Records.Here's to 70 years of holiday cheer.

Posted by U.S. Marine Corps on Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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