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His courageous efforts helped bring about landmark legislation such as the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. #SemperFi #USMCValues
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#OTD, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is remembered as one of the most significant leaders of the civil rights movement, helping to ensure equal rights for all.
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Technical rescue is a vital component of #CBRNE response, as Marines and Soldiers could potentially have to stabilize structures due to man made or natural disasters.
#Marines with @cbirf along with @USArmy 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company participate in Joint Technical Rescue Training using a trench trainer at the DC Fire Training Academy in Washington D.C. on January 11, 2022. #USMC #AlwaysReady
For almost two decades @USMC , @USNavy, and @Japan_GSDF have conducted exercise Iron Fist, training together in amphibious operations and affirming the U.S. commitment to our allies.
Allies and Partners 🤝 #Mariness across the force train with@jgsdf_gcc_ardbb soldiers from 2nd Amphibious Rapid Deployment Regiment during exercise Iron Fist 2022 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 12, 2022.6
This year, sergeants major will be observing II MEF in action. “Bringing the force level sergeants major to see the synergy of the @iimefmarines builds awareness,” said Sgt. Maj. Black. "It provides our senior enlisted leaders the vision to see what our capabilities are today.
#Marines assist Afghan evacuees with boarding a bus headed to the airport. This group is leaving Fort Pickett on their way to resettle across the U.S. @DeptofDefense and @DHSgov is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and support for the evacuees.
#Marines with Echo Company, 2/23, 4th Marine Division @MarForRes, conduct Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training at Fort Pickett, Virginia on Jan. 9, 2022. #MOUT exercises such as these train Marines on how to tactically operate in urban environments. #USMC
Master Gunnery Sgt. Paulette Lora with @2ndMLG is pinned during a frocking and reenlistment ceremony on @camp_lejeune. "It truly feels humbling to become the first female Master Gunnery Sergeant in the 3051 supply field. I'm hoping to inspire the young female Marines". #USMC
“The military was a good place to be during the war — it helped stay informed on what was going on,” said Hartmann. “Being a female Marine also meant you were treated with respect.” To read more on her story please visit our Facebook page. facebook.com/marines
Today, we celebrate the 100th Birthday of Sergeant Elsie Finch Hartmann. Hartmann is one of the first women to enlist into the Marines during WWII. Hartmann worked at HQMC in Arlington, VA, and was awarded the American Campaign Medal and WWII Victory Medal.
#Marines with @MarForRes distribute new backpacks with school supplies to Afghan children at Fort Pickett, Virginia, Jan. 5. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. @DeptofDefense #USMCValues
Marines from @MBWDC weathered a snow storm to honor a fallen brother on Monday, 3 January 2022. Retired Colonel Donald C. Morse was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. #SemperFidelis
#Marines conduct the squad attack phase of the @3d_Marine_Div Squad Competition at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 6. The week-long competition tests jungle survival skills, basic infantry tactics, and excellence in weapons handling.
In September 2021, the Marine Corps suspended ACV operations in unprotected waters while it worked to resolve the towing issues that were identified in several after action reports from the field. Full press release at: go.usa.gov/xtYWP
The return of the ACV to unrestricted waterborne operations represents an important increase in our amphibious capability.
#USMC Amphibious Combat Vehicles are set to return to unrestricted waterborne operations following the development of a new tow rope solution designed to address previous issues with the vehicle’s towing mechanism.
#Marines on @MCASMiramarCA conduct a foreign object debris (FOD) walk, Jan. 4. FOD walks are essential to #MarineAviation to reduce the risk of possible hazards being drawn into the aircraft causing massive damage to aircraft, equipment, or potential loss of life. #USMC
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 has marked a key milestone for #USMCHistory as the first Marine squadron to deploy the F-35C on an aircraft carrier. The F-35C is designed specifically for aircraft carrier operations and expands the U.S. military advantage at sea. @USNavy twitter.com/USMC/status/14…
The @USNavy's USS Abraham Lincoln departed for a regularly-scheduled deployment, Jan. 3. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314, @3rdmaw, will embark on the deployment with Carrier Air Wing 9. #MarineAviation #BlueGreenTeam
#Marines with @MarForRes have a snowball fight with Afghan children at Fort Pickett, Virginia on Jan. 3. The @DeptofDefense, through @USNorthernCmd, and in support of the @DHSgov, is providing Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. #USMC
It's the first Monday of 2022 🗓️ Capt. Serena Simeoli celebrated New Year's Eve with Afghan children at Fort Pickett, Virginia. Approximately 1,300 service members spent the holidays at Fort Pickett in support of Operation Allies Welcome. #USMCValuessJ
#Marines assigned to #OperationAlliesWelcome instruct at the Lonestar Academy, an educational facility that expands upon the curriculum already offered to Afghan evacuees, on Fort Pickett, VA, Dec. 29. #USMCValues @DeptofDefense
Hello, 2022 🎉 Happy New Year, Marines! #USMCC#happynewyearr#happynewyears20222O
#Recruits scale the Stairway to Heaven during the confidence course at @MCRD_SD, Dec. 28. The confidence course is composed of obstacles built to test recruits' physical and mental endurance and strength. #USMC #Training #BootCamp
#Marines with @3d_Marine_Div and soldiers with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force participate in Resolute Dragon 21 across Japan, Dec. 4-16, 2021. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the #USMC and #JGSDF since 2013 and the largest ever in Japan.
"It’s what we do as Marines. I saw the accident, heard the man yelling, and knew I could be of help." #MarinesOfTheCorps #USMCValues
Staff Sgt. Maldonado reported this information to the officer who arrived on the scene. This allowed the reporting officer to administer the medication and keep him stable until paramedics arrived.
With the help of others, Staff Sgt. Maldonado was able to safely lift the man out of the car and place him on the ground. Staff Sgt. Maldonado realized the man was having a diabetic seizure after returning to the car and finding insulin and medication.
Staff Sgt. Joseph Maldonado, a recruiter in Orange County, CA, helped save a man's life after hearing cries from a flipped car on his way to work. Staff Sgt. Maldonado crawled into the vehicle to cut the man out of his seat belt and realized the man was having a seizure.
Sgt. Donald B. Pierce with @3d_Marine_Div posts a notification letter to a resident’s house in Pearl City, Hawaii, Dec. 26, 2021. Marines passed out letters to military residents affected by the water contamination at the Red Hill to provide updates on water restoration.
#Marines with the @31stMeu fire the M242 Bushmaster chain gun and M240B machine guns during a zeroing range at Camp Schwab, #Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 21. The #31stMEU is the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed MEU. #MarineCombatArms
#Recruits battle during Pugil Sticks III on @MCRD_SD, Dec. 21. Pugil sticks training is conducted three times throughout recruit training. It is a chance for recruits to execute techniques learned from the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. #USMC #martialarts #Military
#Marines with @1stMAW_Marines host Japanese local reporters for a tour of an MV-22 Osprey at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. This event provides the Japanese local population a better understanding of #MarineCorps equipment and capabilities.
🎄 Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 🎄 During this time of year, please continue to keep Marines and Sailors deployed around the globe in your thoughts. We extend our deepest gratitude for the sacrifices that allow our citizens to celebrate in peace. #HappyHolidaysyYk
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, completed temporary support efforts for Operation Allies Welcome at Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA From Aug 29, 2021, to Dec 22, 2021.
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Happy Holidays! 🎄 Spend some of your time taking a holiday tour of the Home of the Commandants at Marine Barracks Washington 8th & I hosted by Gen. David H. Berger, his wife Mrs. Donna Berger, and their dog Tucker Berger. youtu.be/0NubpkLsW1kd #MerryChristmass#HappyHolidayss
#Marines around the Corps place remembrance wreaths upon graves of fallen veterans in honor of Wreaths Across America Day. Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies at more than 2,500 locations across the United States, at sea, and abroad. @WreathsAcross
#Marines around the world collect and donate toys for the 2021 @ToysForTots_USA drive, which distributes toys to less fortunate children for Christmas. Toys for Tots was founded by Maj. Bill Hendricks in 1947. The foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity.
The U.S. military is working with the state of Hawaii, Department of Health, Honolulu Board of Water Supply, U.S. government, and independent organizations to restore a safe water delivery system to JBPHH military housing communities through testing, treatment, and repair.
#Marines with @3rdMLG are providing fresh water and support services, such as field-expedient showers and laundry facilities, to the residents of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. For detailed information, available resources, locations, and news: go.usa.gov/xezwq
The Space Force is responsible for operating and defending military satellite and ground stations that provide communications, navigation, and Earth observation. Semper Supra – Always Above #SemperFi #USMCValues
Happy Birthday to @SpaceForceDoD! #OTD in 2019, Space Force was established. Space has become essential to our security and prosperity – so much so that the @DeptofDefense established a branch of our military dedicated to its defense. #spaceforce #HBDSpaceForce #SemperSupra
#Marines with @3d_Marine_Div continue Exercise Resolute Dragon 21 with the Japan Ground Self Defense Force at Ojojihara Training Area, Japan. #RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the Marine Corps and the JGSDF since 2013. #USMC
Barnum retired at the rank of Colonel in 1989 after 27 years of service, and the keel for the @USNavy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer named in his honor was laid April 6, 2021. #MedalOfHonor #MarinesOfTheCorps
While controlling the actions of two armed helicopters, he led fearlessly through enemy fire and gained control of the enemy positions. At the time of his actions, Lt. Barnum was serving as a Forward Observer for Artillery attached to @3d_Marine_Div. #USMCHistory
#OTD in 1965, Lt. Harvey C. Barnum Jr. earned the Medal of Honor for his actions during Operation Harvest Moon in Vietnam. After the company commander was mortally wounded, Lt. Barnum rallied his Marines for a successful counterattack.
A KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft with @1stMAW_Marines deployed paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, @USArmy at the Malemute Drop Zone, Alaska. VMGR-152 conducted training in arctic climates while supporting joint operations with the #Army and @usairforce.
@USMCSgtMaj and I had a great visit with the Marines and Sailors in Task Force 51/5, Task Force 59, @US5thFleet, and FASTCENT as they continue to provide crisis response and ensure security in the region.
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