Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion (2d CEB), 2nd Marine Division (2d MARDIV) continued construction of a fire-and-maneuver range on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 27.Range G-6 was modified by 2d CEB to allow for train- ing in advanced company-level offensive and defensive operati… Read more

Blazing sun, humidity and the sounds of Marines training fill the mornings from July 8 to July 31, 2020 as Marines with 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment (V22), 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a deployment for training (DFT) in preparation for combat to ensure the battalion’s combat effec… Read more

Installations in Eastern North Carolina took an important step on their path to recovery following Hurricane Florence with a commissioning ceremony held Tuesday at Marston Pavilion to officially recognize Officer in Charge of Construction – Florence, a new Naval Facilities Engineering Comman… Read more

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The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) returned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, marking the end of a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 2nd, 5th and 6th Fleets with the USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). Read more

Marine Wing Support Squadron 271 (MWSS-271) heavy equipment operators began clearing vegetation on 10 acres of land to build an engineer training area at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina, June 21, 2020. The training area dubbed “Workhorse,” will be used for small … Read more

Weapons Training Battalion, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune hosted a change of command ceremony on June 26, 2020, and bid farewell to Lt. Col. Matthew A. Markham, outgoing commanding officer, and welcomed Lt. Col. NaTasha M. Everly, incoming commanding officer,… Read more

An impactful change to Marine Corps cyberspace and information technology modernization occurred June 4 on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, with the activation of 1st Network Battalion, which marked the beginning of the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) Command and Control … Read more

A U.S. Marine made history recently when she became the first ever female to graduate the Scout Swimmer Course, a highly demanding course designed to teach Marines specialized amphibious abilities. Read more

In accordance with U.S. Naval Regulations, a 21-gun salute will be rendered by Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division at noon, July 4, at William Pendleton Thompson Hill Field on Camp Lejeune in observance of Independence Day, marking America’s 244th birthday… Read more

Water consumers at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River will soon be receiving easy-to-understand Consumer Confidence Reports that will allow them to make informed choices that affect the health of their families and themselves. Read more

The word duty may strike fear into the hearts of many Marines far and wide. From your first night at one of the Marine Corps’ recruit training depots, many Marines get their first taste of duty in the form of being woken up in the middle of their much sought after rest and being told, “Hey w… Read more

When it comes to retirements, change of commands and post and reliefs on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, there’s always something in common, the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (2D MAW) Band. Let me take you On the Job with Cherry Point's own. Read more

In the blistering heat amidst the Camp Geiger woods, U.S. Marines with 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (LAR), 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) tested their mettle during a week-long competition dubbed the Isaak Competition from June 8-12. Read more

U.S. Marines and Sailors participated in a socially distanced transfer of authority yesterday, marking the passing of the torch from the outgoing Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa to the new contingent. Read more

The 2nd Marine Logistics Group Makerspace led the way in innovation during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that affected the entire world. Two Marines from Makerspace were recognized for their effort and complete dedication to duty during this time. Read more

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Even with the official integration of women serving in combat roles put in place by the U.S. Military in 2013, there are still numerous Military Occupational Specialties in the Marine Corps that are male dominated. Beating the odds, one Marine surpassed the expectations of her billet, rank, … Read more

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response – Africa 20.2 (“20” for the fiscal year, “2” for the 2nd rotation of the year) has begun its rotational deployment, ready to respond to crises, protect U.S. citizens and carry out security assistance activities on the African continent. Read more

While adapting to the current Department of Defense-wide Stop Movement Order in response to COVID-19, the Marine Corps addresses the latest guidance regarding Permanent Change of Station (PCS) in MARADMIN 285/20. This guidance outlines the actions of the HQMC, Manpower Management Division an… Read more