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The U.S.M.C. has a  long tradition of working with kids. Toys For Tots being one initiative that you may all be familiar with.  But, in this video they seem to have their hands full, judging by the body count, as … Continue reading

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Marine Combat Instructors Will Be Issued A New Ribbon

The Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, has approved a new ribbon for Marines who complete a 3-year assignment as instructors at the School of Infantry West or East. The USMC will introduce it in its next MARADMIN. Several Marines … Continue reading

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Marines Don’t Want To Exchange Pay For Kit…

I want to share a piece published this morning in Military.com’s Kit Up “Grunts Don’t Want to Exchange Pay Raises for New Kit” by Matthew Cox, May 5, 2014 · It is unredacted.  It points to a greater issue, which … Continue reading

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U.S.M.C. Fallback To Metal 5.56 Magazines

Marine Corps Times reported, today, the U.S.M.C. has banned the use of polymer magazines. In a message signed by  Lt. Gen. Richard Mills, the Marine Corps’ deputy commandant for combat development and integration, the order goes into effect immediately. Scuttlebutt about sporadic … Continue reading

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