• Need it fast? Marines can print it
    In the last few years, the Marine Corps has increased its exploration of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, to quickly replace parts for weapons, vehicles and equipment.
    Marines at the Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, California, train in freezing temperatures to get comfortable with their gear and prepare for future missions. MWTC Marines worked with the Additive Manufacturing Team at Marine Corps Systems Command to print out same-day replacement clips for their snowshoes.
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  • Sustaining in Jordan: the MRF takes to KASOTC to brush up on tactics proficiency
    Dry wind whispered through the ridgelines and into the urban training town as Marines with security
    U.S. Marines assigned to the Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, brace while an entrance is breached during Eager Lion at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center, Jordan, April 18, 2018. As part of Eager Lion, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets practice and rehearse a range of critical capabilities available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore to promote stability in the region.
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  • 1/3 Ride in Honor of a Fallen Marine
    U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment hold a memorial ride in honor of a fallen comrade in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 6, 2018. Lance Cpl. Austin Cahill was killed in a motorcycle accident March 17, 2018.
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  • A Bond Unbroken
    The Marine Corps promises few things to its members: discipline, shared hardships and for many, a fresh start. Among those promises is something else that many search for but not all find; a lifelong brotherhood.
    Brig. Gen. Dimitri Henry, U.S. Marine Corps Director of Intelligence, (right) attends Larry Stratton's, former Deputy Director of Marine Corps Community Services, retirement ceremony at the Frontline Restaurant aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 29, 2018. Stratton, a retired Marine Corps master sergeant, was Henry's drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif., in 1981.
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  • Fighters represent USMC in boxing exhibition
    Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort competed in the Marine Corps and Chevrolet Freedom Fight exhibition aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. April 14.
    Cpl. Oubigee Jones practices striking techniques aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 17. Jones fought in the Marine Corps and Chevrolet Freedom Fight exhibition aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune April 14. Jones is an Administrative Specialist with the Installation Personnel Administrative Center.
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  • 3-D printer-capable Marines with 31st MEU print replacement part for F-35B
    Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, are now capable of ‘additive manufacturing,’ also known as 3-D printing.
    An iRobot 310 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle belonging to Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, sits staged with 3-D printed lens covers aboard the USS Wasp while underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 17, 2018. Marines with CLB-31 are now capable of ‘additive manufacturing,’ also known as 3-D printing, which is the technique of replicating digital 3-D models as tangible objects.  The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit partners with the Navy’s Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, a cohesive blue-green team capable of accomplishing a variety of missions across the Indo-Pacific.
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  • Lighting the Way for Command and Control
    What if you were lost and alone in the dark with only a flash light to guide you? Would it be enough to give you a sense of security and confidence?
    U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony Salas, a network administrator with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, installs a Hawkeye III Satellite in Iraq, Dec., 4, 2017. The communications team was deployed in support of the 15th MEU’s aviation combat element conducting missions in support of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve.
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  • 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion places in 2018 MARSOC Raider Games
    For the first time ever, Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division competed in the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Raider Games on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 18-27, 2018.
    3rd Marine Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Craig Q. Timberlake presents an appreciation coin to U.S. Marines and Sailors attached to 3rd Marine Division April 13, 2018, on Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan. The service members competed in the 2018 Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Raider Games March 18-27. The four man team finished 2nd place out of nine other teams that competed.
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  • Law enforcement Marines train with Norwegian soldiers for close-quarters combat
    Law enforcement Marines with Marine Rotation Force-Europe 18.1 completed close-quarters combat exercises with Norwegian Home Guard 12 soldiers at Leksdal Skytefelt Training Complex, Norway, March 27.
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  • Silver Eagles depart Fightertown
    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 departed Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort April 9-10 in support of combat operations overseas.
    F/A-18C Hornets is with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and deployed in support of combat operation overseas. While deployed, the squadron will coordinate with our international partners and other branches of the U.S. military in order to ensure the mission is accomplished and freedom is protected.
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