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US Has Ordered More than 11,000 JLTV Oshkosh

Source U.S. Military Notes

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HSGI awarded new Marine Corps rifle mag pouch contract!

New Products We are so honored that the U.S. Marine Corps selected High Speed Gear® for their new magazine pouch. As such HSGI® will provide Infantry Combat Equipment (PM ICE), Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) with 150,000 double rifle magazine … Continue reading

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High Speed Gear Awarded Marine Corps Contract

    SWANSBORO, NC (July 2019) – High Speed Gear® has been awarded the contract to provide Infantry Combat Equipment (PM ICE), Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) with 150,000 double rifle magazine pouches. The HSGI® X2R TACO® MOLLE Pouch was … Continue reading

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U.S. Marine Corps Adoption of M18 Underscores Success of SIG SAUER Modular Handgun System Program

NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 17, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to announce that the United States Marine Corps (USMC) is set to adopt the M18, the compact variant of the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS), as their official duty … Continue reading

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Marine Sniping Legend Collaborates with Friends of NRA on Signature Edition Tactical Rifle

  Known as the father of the modern U.S. Marine Corps sniping program, retired USMC Major and past NRA Secretary Edward J. “Jim” Land Jr. has spent his life service to the Constitution, freedom and the American way of life… … Continue reading

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MajGen Charles F. Bolden Jr. To Receive The 2018 Semper Fidelis Award

The Marine Corps University Foundation is pleased and honored to announce the 2018 Semper Fidelis Award recipient is MajGen Charles F. Bolden Jr. USMC (Ret). Major General Charles Frank Bolden Jr., USMC (Ret) February 13, 2018 – Quantico, Va. – … Continue reading

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Ashbury Precision Ordnance Rolls Out Marine Scout Sniper Experience with Hope For The Warriors Fundraiser Raffle Winners

Experiential RifleSports Adventure Mini-Camp with Veteran USMC Scout Sniper Instructors to Benefit Leading Veterans’ Service Organization Ruckersville, VA. Over a crisp, fall November weekend, four lucky firearms enthusiasts made their way from around the country traveling into the forests of … Continue reading

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Marines In Training at MCDSD and Pendleton Exposed to E. coli

  Base officials announced yesterday that 300 Marines-in-training at Marine Corps Depot San Diego along with some personnel at Camp Pendleton have been exposed to the E.coli pathogen. Escherichia coli is a proteobacteria normally transmitted via the oral-fecal route. E. … Continue reading

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Marine Corps Veteran New Store Manager at Creedmoor Sports Pro Shop

Christopher Nolan, a Marine Corps Infantry Veteran, hired as the new store manager for the Creedmoor Sports Pro Shop at the Civilian Marksmanship Park in Talladega, Alabama. Anniston, Ala. (October 2017) – Creedmoor Sports, the precision shooting products manufacturer and … Continue reading

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USMC Marine Common Handheld (MCH) Program On Track To Have Devices in the Field By 2019

The MAGTF Common Handheld program will allow Marines to securely use modern handheld communications devices like tablets and smartphones in tactical environments to make more informed decisions on the go. Marine Corps Systems Command partnered with the National Security Agency’s … Continue reading

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NAME THAT SPOON

We hope everyone has had a great week and are now looking forward to a great weekend. In this week’s shoot-the-shit will show you three spoons that you’ll likely encounter in formal dining. Think of this as therapy and if … Continue reading

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USMC LEARNS TO DRIFT THEIR M1A1 ABRAMS IN NORWAY

These guys are having some fun on ice. It turns out that they were working with the Norwegian Telemark Battalion, learning to drift their Abrams on ice in Rena, Norway last week.The Marines are there as part of Cold Response … Continue reading

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HAPPY 240TH BIRTHDAY USMC

 

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M855 v. M855A1 U.S.M.C. And U.S. Army Differ In Their Opinions.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., is the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and she wants to know why the Marine Corps uses the M855 5.56mm round and the Army uses the M855A1. Representative Sanchez comments: … Continue reading

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Marine Corps Times Reports Proposed Upgrades To USMC M16A4

The USMC may be looking to enhance the Corps M16A4 and M4 rifles in the near future. Some of the areas being considered by the USMC are listed below. Improvements to marksmanship training are also being evaluated.   Read the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday USMC

Every 10th of November we celebrate and honor the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. It was on this day in 1775, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Marines… “That two battalions of Marines be raised consisting of … Continue reading

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Remington Defense To Supply U.S.M.C With M40 Modular Chassis

Remington Defense announced today that the United States Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded the company a contract to provide up to 2,000 modular stocks, spares, and magazines in support of the Marine’s M40 Sniper Rifle Modular Stock program. This … 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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MARINES Order Modification Of The USMC Pack System

The USMC Pack System has been in service since 2012. After completing several modifications, the solicitation for the USMC Pack System went out in 2011. It replaces the Improved Load Bearing Equipment or ILBE. The USMC Pack System is manufactured … Continue reading

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A Message On Sequestration From Gen. James Amos To The USMC.

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COLT’s USMC 1911

I had the opportunity to check out the, new, USMC’s service pistol, the COLT USMC 1911, at SHOT Show 2013. What a dream gun folks! Colt has done a great job with this pistol: seven round magazine, cerakote finish, 5”match … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC At Media Day

Colt’s USMC rendition of the venerable 1911 shoots every bit as good as it looks.

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Former Marine’s Letter To Senator Feinstein

There’s no introduction needed.

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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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