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Marine Corps, Indonesia Conduct Bilateral Field Training Exercise
Marine Corps, Indonesia Conduct Bilateral Field Training Exercise

The U.S. Marine Corps air division and Indonesia's air force conducted the Cope West 2016 in Manado, Indonesia, Monday in an effort to develop the interoperability of the two countries' military forces during air operations. read more...



Marine Corps Helps Honduran Engineers in Construction Projects
Marine Corps Helps Honduran Engineers in Construction Projects

U.S. Marine Cops marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force have provided assistance for Honduran engineers' construction projects in Leimus and Mocoron Air Base in Honduras from June to September. read more...


Marine Corps Officials Visit NAVSUP WSS Philadelphia Site
Marine Corps Officials Visit NAVSUP WSS Philadelphia Site

U.S. Marine Corp Commandant Robert Neller and Assistant Deputy Commandant for Aviation William Taylor have visited the U.S. Navy's Naval Supply Systems Command weapon systems support site in Philadelphia Wednesday. read more...



US, South Korea Marine Corps Conduct Military Exercise to Support Refugees
US, South Korea Marine Corps Conduct Military Exercise to Support Refugees

The U.S. Marine Corps and its South Korean counterpart conducted joint military exercises in an effort to accept and support refugees amid a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. read more...


Marine Corps Conducts Probe on F-35B Fighter Jet Training Mishap
Marine Corps Conducts Probe on F-35B Fighter Jet Training Mishap

The U.S. Marine Corps has started a probe on an incident where an F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jet caught fire in midair during a training exercise Oct. 27 by the Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501. read more...


Navy's USS Germantown Returns to Japan After Routine Patrol
Navy's USS Germantown Returns to Japan After Routine Patrol

The U.S. Navy's Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown is back at Sasebo, Japan after the completion of its routine patrol in the western Pacific. read more...


Immediate Injury Aid Device Among Marine Corps' Logistics Innovation Challenge Winners
Immediate Injury Aid Device Among Marine Corps' Logistics Innovation Challenge Winners

The U.S. Marine Corps has chosen 17 projects from more than 300 entries as winners in the 2016 Logistics Innovation Challenge, which sought to find innovative ideas to develop the service branch's capabilities. read more...


Navy Taps SAIC to Produce MK 48 Torpedo's Afterbody
Navy Taps SAIC to Produce MK 48 Torpedo's Afterbody

The U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a potential $383 million contract to produce the afterbody/tailcone sections of the MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo over a 2.3-year period. read more...


Marine Corps Starts F-35B Trial's Final Round
Marine Corps Starts F-35B Trial's Final Round

The U.S. Marine Corps has started the third and final round of the F-35B aircraft's shipboard assessment ahead of the first operational squadron’s deployment to Japan early next year. read more...



CSBA Report: Marine Corps Should Invest in Light Vehicles That Fit Osprey
CSBA Report: Marine Corps Should Invest in Light Vehicles That Fit Osprey

A report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has indicated the need for the U.S. Marine Corps to purchase small and light vehicles that fit inside the MV-22 Osprey. read more...


Gen. Joe Dunford, Saudi Officials Discuss Plan to Counter Violent Extremism
Gen. Joe Dunford, Saudi Officials Discuss Plan to Counter Violent Extremism

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has met with Saudi Arabia's leaders to discuss issues concerning the two countries that include the campaign against violent extremism. read more...


Marine Corps Holds Symposium to Assess BLAM Initiative
Marine Corps Holds Symposium to Assess BLAM Initiative

The U.S. Marine Corps conducted the 2016 Senior Administrator Symposium at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, from Oct. 12 to 13 to assess the pilot trial of the Battalion Level Administrative Management initiative. read more...


Marine Corps to Commemorate Deaths in FY 2016
Marine Corps to Commemorate Deaths in FY 2016

The U.S. Marine Corps will pause its operations for a day to commemorate the death of 152 marines in the past fiscal year. read more...


Marine Corps Conducts Helocasting Exercises
Marine Corps Conducts Helocasting Exercises

The U.S. Marine Corps conducted helocasting exercises at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina on Oct. 20 in an effort to maintain preparedness and allow new service branch members to work with more experienced marines. read more...


US, Malaysian Armed Forces Hold Tiger Strike 2016
US, Malaysian Armed Forces Hold Tiger Strike 2016

The U.S. and Malaysian armed forces have conducted the Tiger Strike 2016 exercise in Malaysia in an effort to develop preparedness in executing amphibious operations to promote stability and security. read more...



Marine Corps Conducts Water Survival Training Program
Marine Corps Conducts Water Survival Training Program

U.S. Marine Corps soldiers participated in the Water Survival Training Program held at Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from Nov. 7 to 9. read more...


Marine Corps, PACAF End Cope West 17 in Indonesia
Marine Corps, PACAF End Cope West 17 in Indonesia

The U.S. Marine Corps and Indonesia's air force have ended the Cope West 17 exercise Nov. 11 at Sam Ratulangi International Airport in Indonesia. read more...


Marines Join Vigilante Ace Exercise to Develop Interoperability With South Korea's Air Force
Marines Join Vigilante Ace Exercise to Develop Interoperability With South Korea's Air Force

The U.S. Marine Corps' Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 225 and members of the Marine Aircraft Group 12 assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni have participated in the Vigilant Ace 17-1 exercise at Osan Air Force Base. read more...


Navy's Next Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Named After Frank Peterson Jr.
Navy's Next Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Named After Frank Peterson Jr.

The U.S. Navy has named its next Arleigh Burke-class destroyer after Frank E. Petersen Jr., in honor of the late lieutenant general who was also the first African-American U.S. Marine Corps aviator and general officer. read more...


Marine Corps' CLB 6 Conducts Exercise For Future Africa Deployment
Marine Corps' CLB 6 Conducts Exercise For Future Africa Deployment

The U.S. Marine Corps' Combat Logistics Battalion 6 has completed a command post exercise at Bogue Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field from Nov. 1 to 4 in preparation for the battalion's deployment with a Special-Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force to Africa. read more...


Two Marine Corps Hornet Fighter Jets Crash During Training
Two Marine Corps Hornet Fighter Jets Crash During Training

Two F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets of the U.S. Marine Corps have collided while conducting a training exercise in California. read more...



Polaris Defense to Deliver MRZR Vehicles to Marine Corps
Polaris Defense to Deliver MRZR Vehicles to Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps has tasked Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries, to deliver 144 four-seat diesel-powered MRZR vehicles as part of the service branch's Utility Task Vehicle program that seeks to provide all active-component infantry regiments with the vehicles. read more...


Navy's USS Somerset Reaches Singapore for Port Visit
Navy's USS Somerset Reaches Singapore for Port Visit

The U.S. Navy's amphibious transport dock USS Somerset has reached Singapore for a port visit Sunday. read more...


Marine Corps Trains Soldiers to Jump While Carrying Personnel, Equipment
Marine Corps Trains Soldiers to Jump While Carrying Personnel, Equipment

The U.S. Marine Corps, led by its 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, conducted a two-week training in an effort to train soldiers to leap from an aircraft into a drop zone while carrying personnel and equipment. read more...


Navy Sec. Ray Mabus Visits Sailors, Marines in Hawaii
Navy Sec. Ray Mabus Visits Sailors, Marines in Hawaii

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has visited sailors and U.S. Marine Corps personnel assigned to Hawaii at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and Marine Corps Base Hawaii Wednesday. read more...


Donald Trump Considers Retired General James Mattis as DoD Secretary
Donald Trump Considers Retired General James Mattis as DoD Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he has put retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis under consideration for the role of defense secretary. read more...


Marine Corps, Japan Military Conduct Active Shield Exercise
Marine Corps, Japan Military Conduct Active Shield Exercise

The U.S. Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have conducted the annual Active Shield exercise at Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan, from Nov. 8 to 11. read more...


Black Box to Update Marine Corps Unified Comms System at Camp Lejeune
Black Box to Update Marine Corps Unified Comms System at Camp Lejeune

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command's base telecommunications infrastructure program office has tasked Black Box to provide unified communications technology at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina under a $17.9 million contract. read more...


Marine Corps Uses New Public Affairs Media System
Marine Corps Uses New Public Affairs Media System

The U.S. Marine Corps is using a new technology called Public Affairs Live Media Engagement System to release news to the public. read more...


CACI to Provide Call Center Support to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
CACI to Provide Call Center Support to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic

The Defense Department has chosen CACI International to provide travel call center assistance to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic under a $26 million task order. read more...


Marine Corps Infantry to Use New UTVs by 2017
Marine Corps Infantry to Use New UTVs by 2017

The U.S. Marine Corps is planning to distribute 144 utility task vehicles that fit inside the MV-22B Osprey aircraft to infantry marines between February and April 2017. read more...



Marine Corps, Malaysian Armed Forces Close Exercise Tiger Strike 2016
Marine Corps, Malaysian Armed Forces Close Exercise Tiger Strike 2016

The U.S. Marine Corps and Malaysia's armed forces have ended the Exercise Tiger Strike 2016 in Sabah Province, Malaysia, on Nov. 13. read more...


Marine Corps Deploys Rifle Noise Suppressors to 3 Combat Units
Marine Corps Deploys Rifle Noise Suppressors to 3 Combat Units

Three rifle companies of the U.S. Marine Corps' 2nd Marine Division have started using noise suppressors in an effort to build on combat units' communication in the battlefield and address concerns over noise impact on hearing. read more...


Navy Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit Completes Operational Readiness Evaluation
Navy Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit Completes Operational Readiness Evaluation

The U.S. Navy's Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit East Team 1, Norfolk, has achieved worldwide deployable unit status after completing its 2016 Operational Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. read more...


Marine Corps Conducts Non-Lethal Anti-Riot Exercise
Marine Corps Conducts Non-Lethal Anti-Riot Exercise

The U.S. Marine Corps, led by Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has conducted a two-week non-lethal weapons course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. read more...


Marine Corps Conducts Squad-Level Fire, Maneuver Drills
Marine Corps Conducts Squad-Level Fire, Maneuver Drills

The U.S. Marine Corps, led by the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, has held squad-sized fire and maneuver exercises in an effort to develop combat readiness and necessary basic skills at Camp Lejeune from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. read more...


Marine Corps Calls for Volunteers to Join Special Duty Assignments
Marine Corps Calls for Volunteers to Join Special Duty Assignments

The U.S. Marine Corps is calling for more marines to take part in three-year special-duty assignments. read more...



Northrop Taps Saab to Provide Components for Marine Corps' G/ATOR System
Northrop Taps Saab to Provide Components for Marine Corps' G/ATOR System

Northrop Grumman has awarded Saab Defense and Security an $18.6 million contract to provide additional components and subsystems for the U.S. Marine Corps' AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system. read more...


LTM to Provide Navy, Marines Logistics & Technical Support Under Potential $87M IDIQ
LTM to Provide Navy, Marines Logistics & Technical Support Under Potential $87M IDIQ

LTM will provide logistics and technical support to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps under a five-year, $86.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. read more...


Marine Corps Conducts MOS Exercise on CBRNE
Marine Corps Conducts MOS Exercise on CBRNE

The U.S. Marine Corps has conducted a field exercise from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 in an effort to refresh participating marines from chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense units on the basics of their military occupational specialty. read more...


Marine Corps, Raytheon to Develop Precision Extended-Range Munition
Marine Corps, Raytheon to Develop Precision Extended-Range Munition

The U.S. Marine Corps and Raytheon have joined forces to produce the Precision Extended Range Munition in an effort to develop the ability of forward-deployed troops to target and eliminate enemies at longer ranges. read more...


Marine Corps to Use Magpul Ammo Magazine for Combat, Training
Marine Corps to Use Magpul Ammo Magazine for Combat, Training

The U.S. Marine Corps has approved the use of Magpul Industries' GenM3 ammunition magazine in combat and training. read more...


Textron Subsidiary Secures $206M Army Shadow Sustainment Contract
Textron Subsidiary Secures $206M Army Shadow Sustainment Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Textron Systems Support Solutions a $206 million contract to provide contractor logistics support for the sustainment of the service branch's Shadow tactical aircraft system. read more...


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